Image: Rochdale business helping to put the borough on the map

Rochdale business helping to put the borough on the map

A Rochdale company, whose turnover totals more than £6m a year, has backed a new initiative to promote Rochdale as a place to do business. Liam Grady, one of the directors of RKE group, has lauded the new Rochdale Ambassadors scheme, a private-sector board working with Rochdale Borough Council, to...

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Posted by Aahmed on 13 Apr 2017 at 11:55

Image: Cutting edge: metal cutting company booming following council grant

Cutting edge: metal cutting company booming following council grant

A Middleton metal company is boosting jobs after becoming the first business in the UK to own a state-of-the-art fibre optic metal cutting machine, with the help of a council grant. Concept Metals Ltd in Mills Hill Road, has already boosted its workforce from 30 to 35 since the machine was installed...

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Posted by Aahmed on 10 Apr 2017 at 11:59

Image: Record planning income shows growing confidence in Rochdale

Record planning income shows growing confidence in Rochdale

The first ever £1 million annual planning income for the council is being seen as a sign of growing confidence in the borough as a place for business investment. A clutch of major investments helped push Rochdale borough to a record-breaking year for planning fee income, with £1m generated during 2016. The...

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Posted by Aahmed on 6 Mar 2017 at 12:46

Image: On the front foot! New Middleton scheme boosts shop facades

On the front foot! New Middleton scheme boosts shop facades

Shops in the Middleton town centre conservation area have been given a much-needed facelift, thanks to a council improvement scheme. The businesses around Middleton Gardens and Fountain Street, many of which are in 19th century buildings, have benefitted from a number of external improvements, including new gutters, rendering and repainting....

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Posted by Aahmed on 22 Feb 2017 at 09:07

Image: Boulting Environmental Services inaugurates new Rochdale office

Boulting Environmental Services inaugurates new Rochdale office

Cleanroom and laboratory design and construction specialist, Boulting Environmental Services (BES) officially opened its new office in Sandbrook Park, Rochdale on February 6, 2017. This impressive new facility, with excellent links to the motorway network, enables the business to continue its sustained growth by substantially increasing available space. Furthermore, the introduction of...

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Posted by Aahmed on 7 Feb 2017 at 09:16

Image: Young apprentices engineer better future with council scheme

Young apprentices engineer better future with council scheme

A council scheme has given young apprentices, Matthew Steele and Lucas Stenhouse, extra bounce, with a job at local company Hanson Springs in the pipeline. Matthew and Lucas are two of 17 apprentices who have taken advantage of the council’s new Apprenticeships Progression Grant. The scheme encourages young people to...

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Posted by Aahmed on 7 Feb 2017 at 09:12

Image: Salt Separation Services awarded contract by BAE Systems

Salt Separation Services awarded contract by BAE Systems

Salt Separation Services, a Rochdale (UK) based SME, has recently been awarded a contract by BAE Systems to design and manufacture Reverse Osmosis (RO) desalination plants and associated water treatment equipment for the first three Type 26 Global Combat Ships for the Royal Navy. Each ship will be fitted with two...

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Posted by Aahmed on 13 Jan 2017 at 14:22

Image: TBA PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES FINDS ROCHDALE’S MANUFACTURING STARS OF THE FUTURE

TBA PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES FINDS ROCHDALE’S MANUFACTURING STARS OF THE FUTURE

Middleton Technology School has been declared the winners of the ‘Manufacturing Matters’ Competition, which ran in partnership with Rochdale manufacturer, TBA Protective Technologies (TBA-PT). Launched in October, the ‘Manufacturing Matters’ competition challenged three local high schools to develop an idea for a manufacturable product, and create corresponding production, marketing and...

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Posted by Aahmed on 11 Jan 2017 at 11:10

Image: TBA PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES APPRENTICE WINS A HAT-TRICK OF AWARDS

TBA PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES APPRENTICE WINS A HAT-TRICK OF AWARDS

TBA Protective Technologies (TBA-PT) has been celebrating the successes of its Sales and Marketing Apprentice. After being awarded Apprentice of the Year at both the Rochdale Business Awards and Rochdale Training’s annual awards, Carla Heaney was also declared Group Training Association England (GTA) Business Apprentice of the Year 2016. Carla...

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Posted by Aahmed on 11 Jan 2017 at 11:06

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