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Businesses’ growing appetite for investing in Rochdale has been cemented with the opening of two new cafes and a bar in recent weeks.
Date Published 22/08/2017
When Paul Cheetham arrived at work on Thursday, he was met with a touching surprise. Colleagues at the newly refurbished Paul Cheetham Eyecare Rochdale planned a special event for...
Date Published 17/08/2017
Mecca Bingo in Rochdale has paid out £1.42m in prize money to customers during the last year.
The Smith Street venue welcomed an average of 182 winners through its doors every...
Children’s furniture supplier Adorable Tots has opened a nursery furniture showroom in Rochdale.
Conrad and Victoria Parrott, who set up Adorable Tots seven years ago, have...
Household goods retailer Wilko has confirmed that thousands of jobs nationwide are at risk after it has entered a 60-day redundancy consultation with 3,900 members of staff.
Date Published 16/08/2017
The vast majority of the UK’s current workforce are considering leaving their current roles in order to work for themselves, according to new research.
Date Published 14/08/2017
A & F Sprinklers raised £4,775 in this year’s Great Manchester Run for The Christie.
Taking part from the Queensway-based company were Julian Stansfield, Liam Worsley, Dean...
Date Published 11/08/2017
Heywood-based GJD is exhibiting at Security TWENTY 17 (ST17) in Glasgow on Tuesday 5 September and will demonstrate its expanded range of motion detectors, IP enabled sensors,...
Date Published 10/08/2017
Two water storage tanks and a new outbuilding at the Tetrosyl premises on Royle Barn Road in Castleton are understood to have been erected without planning permission.
Date Published 09/08/2017
Hairdresser Leanne Thornton is concerned Rochdale Borough Council’s plans to introduce double yellow lines on Pilsworth Road and Regent Street in Heywood will negatively impact...
Date Published 08/08/2017
‘Golden Touch’, the official beer for this year’s Rochdale Feel Good Festival, is brewed by Rochdale based Serious Brewing Company.
Date Published 07/08/2017
RO Web Solutions, the web development side of Rochdale Online, has developed a new website for accreditation board, International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM) for...
The Country Land & Business Association (CLA), National Farmers Union (NFU), Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) and the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV) have sent...
Planning applications for new shops have fallen to an eight-year low amid continued growth of e-commerce, a new study shows.
Greater Manchester saw the biggest fall in retail...
Date Published 04/08/2017
Kleeneze has signed a new contract with OBS Logistics to utilise its warehouse management solution (WMS), CALIDUS, for the new warehouse in Heywood.
Date Published 03/08/2017
Rochdale Circle CIC has been shortlisted in the Best Established Business category of the prestigious Venturefest Manchester 2017 Innovation Showcase contest.
Date Published 02/08/2017
A new online tax forum and dedicated webchat service for small businesses and the self-employed has been launched by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Rochdale-based cleanroom and laboratory design and construction specialist, Boulting Environmental Services (BES) has promoted Jonathan Morton to the position of engineering...
Date Published 01/08/2017
The Quirky Catering Company has signed a new two year contract with the club to continue providing Dale’s match day hospitality.
Rural broadband campaigners have vowed to fight any attempt to water down a new law that would enshrine a legal right to superfast broadband, following lobbying of Ministers by...
Date Published 31/07/2017
After 21 years of business, Dolly P’s burger van has relocated to new premises on Moss Street, complete with a new menu.
Date Published 29/07/2017
Fitness and leisure business David Lloyd Clubs and Hopwood Hall College opened a new youth employment partnership together.
Date Published 28/07/2017
Anthony K Vehicle Leasing, a car leasing company which has been in business for more than 20 years, has new premises in Rochdale.
Date Published 25/07/2017
The Government plans to introduce registration and safety awareness courses for users of drones that weigh more than 250 grams (8oz).
Rochdale based Whitestone Solicitors has promoted Margaret Bailey-Tsavalas, Head of Clinical Negligence and Catastrophic Injury Department, to director.
Date Published 24/07/2017
Businesses in the borough of Rochdale are being advised to be on their guard and watch out for ‘free sample’ fraud.
Rochdale Borough Council’s public protection service issued...
A new report from EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation and BDO LLP, the accountancy and business advisory firm, shows that North West manufacturers have seen the biggest...
Over 40 business delegates attended the latest Rochdale AFC Business Club event, which for the first time was taken ‘on the road’ and held at Hollingworth Academy.
Date Published 21/07/2017
An ambitious vision to reform the system of farm support after the UK leaves the EU and the Common Agricultural Policy has been unveiled by The Country Land and Business...
Couzens Hair Studio celebrated its 34th anniversary on The Walk on Tuesday (18 July).
The long-standing business was established in 1983 by Gregory Couzens, who owns the salon...
Date Published 20/07/2017
GJD was presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, International Trade by Warren J. Smith, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, on Tuesday (18 July)
Date Published 18/07/2017
Employees in the North West accounted for a whopping 720 days of absenteeism per 1,000 employees in the past three months alone.
Blue Rose Gifts and Balloons in Heywood has been voted as a top five greetings card retailer in the North of England.
Date Published 17/07/2017
The Old Police Station in Heywood celebrated its tenth birthday this week, marking a decade since the council run building was converted into managed workspace.
Date Published 15/07/2017
Xhale, a new salon on Rooley Moor Road, was officially declared open by well known town centre hairdresser Greg Couzens on Tuesday (11 July).
Date Published 13/07/2017
GJD won two business accolades at the BSIA’s Security Business Awards, which were presented at the BSIA annual luncheon in Covent Garden’s Grand Connaught Rooms on Wednesday 12...
The Olde Boar’s Head in Middleton has won ‘Best Regional Pub’ at the JW Lees ‘Pub of the Year’ awards in Manchester on 12 July.
Business parks across the Borough are booming, Wednesday’s (12 July) Council meeting was told.
Construction of the extesnion to the JD Sports Distribution Centre at Kingsway...
It is ten years since the Old Police Station in Heywood was converted into managed work space by the council on Thursday (13 July).
Date Published 12/07/2017
The National House Building Council (NHBC) has awarded Pride in the Job Quality Awards for site managers at seven Countryside developments,
including Bank Top in Heywood and...
The majority of middle market businesses in the North West are most prepared for an EU-exit, according to a new YouGov survey, the Brexit Monitor, commissioned by leading audit,...
ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has welcomed the partnership between UK Export Finance (UKEF) and major banks, which will allow greater access to export...
Naylor’s Equestrian has leased the last remaining unit at Broadfield Business Park, Heywood.
Unit 6, extending to 23,140 sq ft, has been let to Naylor's by way of a new 10 year...
Date Published 11/07/2017
Small businesses from Rochdale had appointments with some of the biggest public sector organisations in Greater Manchester at a meet-the buyer event organised by STaR procurement,...
One of Holroyd Precision’s acclaimed TG 350 rotor grinding machines is set to bring even higher levels of accuracy and speed to a leading Japanese manufacturer of rotors for...
Companies across Rochdale are once again being given the chance to show they’re the business, with nominations now open for the Rochdale Business Awards 2017.
Local businesswoman Laura Heywood received a Lifetime Achievement award for her work over the last 25 years in promoting the reusage of printer cartridges.
Date Published 10/07/2017
Catherine Machalinski, who runs Prevail Accountants, has been nominated for the BusinessMan and BusinessWoman of the Year 2017 competition in the United Kingdom.
Team GJD completed the Manchester to Blackpool bike ride on Sunday 9 July to help raise money for The Christie Charity.
Melissa Timperley, from Wardle, is a finalist for three British Hairdressing Business Awards.
The Melissa Timperley Salon only opened in December 2106 but already the...
The PRS REIT, the closed-ended real estate investment trust established to invest in new build homes in the Private Rented Sector (PRS) has entered into its first design and build...
Manchester based MCR Property Group has purchased the Wheatsheaf Shopping Centre for an undisclosed sum.
Chris Taylor, Asset Manager for MCR Property Group, commented: “The...
Date Published 06/07/2017
The Works will be opening its new store in Middleton Shopping Centre on Friday (7 July).
The family-friendly value retailer has seen a rapid growth in recent years and the new...
Couzens Hair Studio has launched a new website to complement the well-established brand using a contemporary look and feel.
Date Published 05/07/2017
Nearly two thirds of rural landowners would build new homes to rent or buy if they had more confidence in the attitudes and processes of local planning authorities.
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