Image: First meet the buyer event boosts small business purchase power

First meet the buyer event boosts small business purchase power

Over 150 small businesses from Rochdale and beyond took centre stage at an event designed to help them win contracts with some of the biggest public sector organisations in Greater Manchester. Over 315 appointments took place during the first ever meet-the buyer event at Stockport Town Hall, which was organised by STaR...

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Posted by Aahmed on 11 Jul 2017 at 10:51

Image: Good job for growing Heywood business

Good job for growing Heywood business

A new recruitment agency in Heywood is fast becoming the town’s latest success story, going from strength-to-strength since last October inside the distinctive location of The Old Police Station – managed workspace in Heywood town centre, run by Rochdale Borough Council. Resolute Recruitment - a firm that provides recruitment services...

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Posted by Aahmed on 9 Jun 2017 at 11:09

Image: Revolutionising the milling of roots-type blowers: A brand new technology from Holroyd Precision

Revolutionising the milling of roots-type blowers: A brand new technology from Holroyd Precision

Precision Technologies Group company, Holroyd Precision, has developed a revolutionary new CNC profile milling machine that, in addition to producing helical rotors, can be programmed to precision mill straight fluted components as used in Roots-type blower ‘air ends’. Designated as the Holroyd 4EX-R-BL (BL = blower), this latest model from Holroyd...

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Posted by Aahmed on 31 May 2017 at 13:03

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

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