Sitting pretty: new furniture store opens with council help
It’s so-fa so good for the new Heywood furniture business, Simpson Furniture, which has just opened its doors at Church Place.
Owners, Karen and Gary Simpson chose Rochdale after the council furnished them with support, including a £5,000 start-up grant and 80 per cent off their business rates during their first...
Posted by Aahmed on 15 Jun 2018 at 11:13
On the right track: new Rochdale link road boosts train station access
Rochdale’s excellent transport links have moved up a gear, with the opening of a new link road to connect Oldham Road and Rochdale railway station.
The £300,000 Lincoln Street link , which was funded by the GMCA, means easier access to the borough’s major railway station and car park from...
Posted by Aahmed on 1 Jun 2018 at 13:51
Family-owned Dairy Company is First to Launch Free-Range Yogurt
In an industry first, Lancashire Farm Dairies has become the first UK yogurt producer to use free range milk in all of its yogurt products, a move that will benefit cows and farmers.
The Rochdale-based company has committed to only using free range milk in every yogurt pot. The decision...
Posted by Aahmed on 17 Apr 2018 at 10:34
Ready for Take Off: Rochdale in the running for major airport contract
Rochdale’s Kingsway Business Park could be home to one of four major logistics hubs which will help deliver Heathrow’s third runway.
A delegation from Heathrow airport will visit the site today (Friday 13 April) as part of a national tour. Heathrow expansion is a critical national infrastructure project for...
Posted by Aahmed on 13 Apr 2018 at 09:57
Prognosis excellent for award-winning medical supplies company employee
A former apprentice at a Heywood company which supplies medical equipment to the NHS, is finding his career is in good health after scooping a top award.
Local man, Asam Qadus (21) started working at Paul Hartmann Ltd as an apprentice in 2015, before being offered a permanent role as a systems...
Posted by Aahmed on 15 Mar 2018 at 09:04
Unique new fitness facility launches in Rochdale
Rochdale is soon to see one the most exciting developments in the UK health and fitness scene in years - and local residents are being invited to the opening event in January.
onePT is a unique new personal training and fitness company which will potentially create hundreds of jobs in...
Posted by Aahmed on 8 Jan 2018 at 10:10
Plans in for £6m expansion of Rochdale’s Kingsway Business Park
Wilson Bowden has submitted a planning application for the next phase of development at Kingsway Business Park in Rochdale on behalf of the Kingsway Partnership – a joint venture between the Rochdale Development Agency, Rochdale Borough Council, Homes England and Wilson Bowden. The application comprises 11 industrial units, ranging in size from 3,000...
Posted by CBuckley on 28 Nov 2017 at 10:54