Image: Old Rochdale tradition still burning bright

Old Rochdale tradition still burning bright

A pair of historic ornate lamps which originally stood outside the Mayor of Rochdale’s home during their term in office are back show in the town. The mayoral lamps were last lit in 2003, but got damaged and were put in storage. The Friends of Rochdale Town Hall have since...

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Posted by Aahmed on 1 Dec 2016 at 15:49

Image: Rochdale’s 2020 vision helps secure world famous exhibit

Rochdale’s 2020 vision helps secure world famous exhibit

One of the most famous museum exhibits in the world is heading to Rochdale as part of an unprecedented national tour. The Natural History Museum’s famous diplodocus skeleton ‘Dippy’, which has been seen by tens of millions of visitors since it was first presented to the museum in 1905, is...

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Posted by Aahmed on 22 Nov 2016 at 14:28

Image: Blooming marvellous as council sows the seeds of love

Blooming marvellous as council sows the seeds of love

The council’s new borough-wide floral displays have brightened up people’s lives and have been hailed as “a thing of beauty” by a Littleborough resident. Such was Linda Glossop’s admiration for the stunning scenes she contacted the council to say how the new flowers and plants had added...

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Posted by Aahmed on 10 Oct 2016 at 14:47

Rochdale businesses set to show they’re cream of the crop

Companies across Rochdale are once again being given the chance to show they’re the business, with nominations now open for the Rochdale Business Awards 2016. The annual celebration, now in its sixth year, aims to highlight the achievements of Rochdale’s vibrant business community, which includes long established multi-nationals, such...

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Posted by CBuckley on 19 Sep 2016 at 08:26

Deals landing at conveying systems specialist boost revenue to £3m

A NUMBER of high-profile manufacturing deals has helped KP Industries achieve a record-breaking year. The Rochdale-based conveying systems specialist is celebrating after posting more than £3m in deals for the past 12 months. Contracts with Leyland Trucks, JCB, Balmoral Ltd and overseas companies saw KP Industries’ order book exceed expectations during...

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Posted by Aahmed on 12 Sep 2016 at 09:29

Image: Lancashire Farm Dairies top in summer awards

Lancashire Farm Dairies top in summer awards

Lancashire Farm Dairies has won 17 awards at this year’s summer shows, including Supreme Champion in the dairy category for its soured cream product. The Rochdale-based dairy company, which is one of the UK’s fastest growing grocery brands, picked up nine awards at July’s Great Yorkshire Show, adding...

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Posted by Aahmed on 18 Aug 2016 at 10:01

Image: Perfect ten - high tech Rochdale company takes off

Perfect ten - high tech Rochdale company takes off

A fast-growing Rochdale technology company that recently upgraded from council-run office space is celebrating a decade in business. Nomical Networks was set-up by brothers Jon and Simon Dunning in 2006 after they left their jobs to set up their own firm. Jon said:“I’d seen the company I worked for...

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Posted by Aahmed on 15 Jul 2016 at 10:46

Image: FIX AUTO ROCHDALE OPENS FIX & GO EXPRESS REPAIR FACILITY

FIX AUTO ROCHDALE OPENS FIX & GO EXPRESS REPAIR FACILITY

Phil and Wendy Ewbank, owners of Fix Auto Rochdale, have declared their new Fix Auto Fix & Go express repair facility officially open. More than £1 million has been invested in creating the standalone express repair centre in a unit adjacent to their existing bodyshop, which also features meeting rooms and offices...

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Posted by CBuckley on 30 Jun 2016 at 09:53

Image: OBE FOR ROCHDALE FIRM’S CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

OBE FOR ROCHDALE FIRM’S CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Dr Tony Bannan, 52, Chief Executive Officer of Rochdale-based Precision Technologies Group (PTG), has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2016. The OBE has been given in recognition of Dr Bannan’s services to the UK economy, international trade and...

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Posted by Aahmed on 13 Jun 2016 at 09:29

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