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Image: Crystal takes the green path to success

Jun

26

Crystal takes the green path to success

Crystal Doors is a Rochdale-based manufacturer of vinyl wrapped doors and accessories, producing bespoke doors of any size for homes, shops, hotels and healthcare facilities. The doors are carefully cut from wood that is sourced from certified sustainable forests, before being finished in hard wearing vinyl. Needless to say, it...

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Image: Alternate States - VR comes to Rochdale

May

26

Alternate States - VR comes to Rochdale

Alternate States opened at the beginning of April and offers unique VR experiences from its home in the old library building in Castleton. Alternate States boasts a suite of state-of-the-art VR technology unmatched anywhere in the North of England. This groundbreaking VR experience centre, where gamers mix with fitness enthusiasts,...

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Image: Ibex Marina: Rochdale ropemaker ties down bespoke business success

Apr

23

Ibex Marina: Rochdale ropemaker ties down bespoke business success

There has been rope making at Ibex Marina’s Heywood site since the middle of the century before last, but in other ways the business has changed beyond recognition. It’s not just the advent of the internal combustion engine and digital technology (to name just two) in the intervening...

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Image: Casey: helping to construct a bright future for Rochdale

Mar

25

Casey: helping to construct a bright future for Rochdale

When local businesses talk about the benefits of being in Rochdale, they tend to mention its great location, convenient transport links and history as a centre of industry and commerce. But Matthew Sorrigan, Group Business Development Director of construction and property firm Casey, says it would be wrong to overlook...

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Image: Revilo Group joins Rochdale Ambassador scheme and gears up for growth

Feb

25

Revilo Group joins Rochdale Ambassador scheme and gears up for growth

Rochdale-based entrepreneur Lee Collins is the latest local business leader to join the Rochdale Ambassador scheme, just as his Revilo Group gears up for the next stage in its development. Having sold his previous group of companies to a UK PLC in May 2014, Mr Collins founded Revilo Capital in September 2014,...

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Image: Hopwood Hall: producing the skills Rochdale needs

Jan

25

Hopwood Hall: producing the skills Rochdale needs

Over the next two years, Hopwood Hall College will spend around £4 million of capital investment on new facilities, equipping classrooms and workshops with the latest technology in a wide range of curriculum areas. That includes plans for investment in Fire, Emergency and Security systems, but this isn’t technology to...

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Image: Dippy a symbol of Rochdale’s success

Nov

25

Dippy a symbol of Rochdale’s success

Rochdale AFC director David Bottomley says business is embracing the town’s transformation When asked to pinpoint one symbol of Rochdale’s regeneration, David Bottomley doesn’t choose the sleek and innovative design of the new library and council offices at One Riverside, or the trams that glide through the...

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