Council invests to earn £4.5m over the next ten years
A new investment drive by Rochdale Borough Council is expected to generate almost half a million pounds of additional income every year, as part of continuing efforts to protect core services amid government spending cuts.
In March this year, councillors approved up to £30m of borrowing from the government on...
Posted by Aahmed on 16 Oct 2017 at 12:58
Rochdale business woman prepares to open recycling plant
A NEW plastic recycling plant is set to open in Rochdale, with the aim of reducing the amount of our plastic waste either being sent to landfill or exported to China.
Maxine Brown, managing director of MB Recycling Ltd, is in the final stages of opening the plant, after sourcing...
Posted by Aahmed on 13 Oct 2017 at 09:33
Rochdale car finance company moves up a gear with ambitious expansion
Local car finance company, Marsh, has more than quadrupled its floor space and driven up staff numbers following a council-backed move to the Victorian Crossfield Mill.
The company, which works with major car companies like Stonecare, Arnold Clarke and Evans Halshaw, has spent a whopping £1.7m buying and sympathetically renovating...
Posted by Aahmed on 13 Oct 2017 at 09:30
Kingsway welcomes new local occupier
The Kingsway Partnership and Ropemaker have secured their first occupier for ‘Plot K’ on Kingsway Business Park in Rochdale, North Manchester. Cleland McIver Lifestyle has acquired a 40,000 sq ft warehouse as part of its ongoing expansion strategy in a deal worth close to £4m.
With its headquarters based in Smithy...
Posted by Aahmed on 5 Oct 2017 at 12:09
Celebrity favourite sets up shop in Rochdale
A children’s furniture supplier is celebrating after creating the largest nursery furniture showroom in the UK in the heart of Rochdale.
Conrad and Victoria Parrott set up Adorable Tots seven years ago after spotting a gap in the market for high-end children’s furniture. The enterprising pair started out...
Posted by Aahmed on 15 Aug 2017 at 12:01
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...
Posted by Aahmed on 11 Jul 2017 at 10:51
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...
Posted by Aahmed on 9 Jun 2017 at 11:09
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...
Posted by Aahmed on 13 Apr 2017 at 11:55