From HNC to engineering degree: Holroyd’s modern apprentices graduate with honours
When three young adults joined Holroyd Precision’s modern apprenticeship programme back in 2011, little could they imagine that as well as securing an exciting career, they would each achieve BEng (Hons).
For Danny Quirk, Owen Camps and Rhys Garlick, however, that’s precisely what happened – and in July 2018, after seven...
Posted by Aahmed on 19 Jul 2018 at 14:38
Do you have an innovative product or service? Would you like a package of business support to help you take your ideas to the next level? Then have a look at entering the Innovation Showcase Competition at this year’s Venturefest on 13th September at Manchester Central. There are 4...
Posted by MarketingAd on 18 Jul 2018 at 07:24
Expansion scheme at Kingsway Business Park
Construction has started on 11 new industrial units at Kingsway Business Park in Rochdale ranging in size from 3,000 sq ft to 15,500 sq ft.
The speculative development - called Logic@Kingsway - will be completed in March 2019 and will offer occupiers small units to rent next to J21 of the M62.
Posted by Aahmed on 29 Jun 2018 at 13:22
Relaxing reflexology gets a foothold in Rochdale
A solution for stressed out office workers may have been found in Rochdale – after massage therapist and reflexologist Michelle Mills moved to Globe House business centre in the town.
It’s proved to be a great move for Michelle, after deciding to open her own premises earlier this year. She...
Posted by Aahmed on 29 Jun 2018 at 13:19
A measure of business success as council industrial units fill up
The 1st of 40 new industrial units to help growing businesses in Rochdale have been snapped up, bringing 15 new jobs into the borough.
The 7 units in Dodgson Street are now home to a variety of different businesses, including a company selling fruit gifts, an internet trader, a kitchen manufacturer and a...
Posted by Aahmed on 27 Jun 2018 at 10:07
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
Town Hall Square shaping up for £3m revamp
Town Hall Square is set to undergo a massive redevelopment as part of plans to put it at the centre of a transformed public realm in the heart of Rochdale.
The news comes just weeks after the first stage of a major £8.9m Heritage Lottery Fund bid was approved for...
Posted by Aahmed on 30 May 2018 at 09:36