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Specialist hired to lead Far East expansion

SADDLEWORTH entrepreneur Gavin Wheeldon is targeting the Asia Pacific region with his latest venture, Purple WiFi. Mr Wheeldon, from Greenfield, who...

Date Online: 19/09/2014

Quiz is banking on your support

THE Oldham Corporate Quiz - which last year raised more than £2,400 for Royton’s Dr Kershaw’s Hospice - is to...

Date Online: 19/09/2014

Ceiling blind’s hot potential

AN Oldham man has come up with an innovative window blind set to take the conservatory world by storm. Peter Hilton...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Freight company spreads its wings

SADDLEWORTH freight forwarding business Insped Ltd has made significant changes as part of an expansion programme that includes opening a...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Project will see 100 new jobs created

AN Oldham business has bought a century-old Bury mill for almost £1 million and intends to create 100 jobs. The downside...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Chinese chance for Oldham companies

OLDHAM companies are invited to join a Chinese trade mission to Chengdu, Wuhan and Hong Kong this autumn. The visit, from...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Mark’s tweet a winner with TV dragon

AN Oldham entrepreneur nearly fell off his chair when BBC “Dragons’ Den” star Theo Paphitis chose his business as the...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Revenues at record high

LEADING manufacturer of aerosols and consumer chemicals James Briggs Ltd has announced its highest quarterly revenues... in 180 years! The Oldham...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Firms backed over public-sector work

NORTH-WEST firms and small businesses are being urged to name and shame the public-sector organisations that treat them unfairly in...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Passion for fashion

OLDHAM’S brightest and best young fashionistas have gone to London for three special days of retail work experience. Part of Mahdlo’s...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Mark named as top CEO

THE head of national car dealership with a showroom in Oldham has been voted chief executive of the year by...

Date Online: 12/08/2014

Entrepreneur Eric scoops award

OLDHAM College student Eric Bishyika has been rewarded for his entrepreneurial efforts. The 17-year-old, from Hollinwood, was presented with a Jamaica...

Date Online: 12/08/2014

Scoot along to store and get in the groove

YORKSHIRE Street’s independent quarter came alive with the sound of music. Clothing and footwear shop Scoots, Suits and Boots hosted its...

Date Online: 08/08/2014

ITL builds on soaring success

STAFF numbers at cash-handling equipment manufacturer Innovative Technology Ltd have grown by 22 in the first six months of the...

Date Online: 01/08/2014

£4.7m worth of beer tokens!

Construction and fit-out specialist Medlock FRB Ltd has won business totalling £4.7million with national pub chains Greene King and JD...

Date Online: 25/07/2014

£100,000 scheme to boost trade

PLANS to invest extra funding to support independent businesses in Shaw and Lees were given the go-ahead. As reported in the...

Date Online: 23/07/2014

Skills award delight

Barlows (UK) Ltd, an electrical and gas company based in Chadderton, beat stiff competition to win a Greater Manchester Skills...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

MP bids to boost small businesses

OLDHAM East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams is on a mission to make life more profitable for small businesses. The Labour...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

Trade review

A £1MILLION scheme to rejuvenate Oldham town centre could soon be extended to Shaw and Lees. The council launched a new...

Date Online: 17/07/2014

The only way is up!

ALLIED Scaffolding Ltd. has been named Access and Scaffolding Specialist of the Year at the Construction News Awards in London....

Date Online: 27/06/2014

Opportunity knocks for new law firm

Partners driving the newly-formed commercial law firm Pannone Corporate LLP are looking to join forces with a rejuvenated Oldham business...

Date Online: 20/06/2014

Kick-off for first business festival

MANCHESTER United legend Paul Scholes was set to kick off the Oldham Festival of Business today. Oldham Business Leadership Group (OBLG)...

Date Online: 20/06/2014

Jobs scheme a winner with Scholes

MANCHESTER United legend Paul Scholes championed the “Get Oldham Working” campaign at the launch of an inaugural Oldham Festival of...

Date Online: 19/06/2014

Queen’s Award celebration

OLDHAM company Innovative Technology has received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise from Warren Smith, the Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester. Colleagues...

Date Online: 16/06/2014

Family pair home in on new venture

A FATHER and son partnership has established a business offering home furnishings, kitchenware, cookware, furniture and home electronics. Zurleys.co.uk was set...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

The need for the speed...of sound

AN Oldham company is heavily involved in the attempt by the Bloodhound project to raise the land speed record to...

Date Online: 06/06/2014

Scholes checks in to hotel venture

PAUL SCHOLES, who retired last year after a stellar career with Manchester United, has invested in Hotel Football Manchester —...

Date Online: 06/06/2014

Top tips at business breakfast

A FORMER Royton entrepreneur is to share his top tips with local businessmen. Bill Holroyd CBE, founder and chairman of North-West...

Date Online: 02/06/2014

Raising the bar on health and safety at work reaps reward

CHADDERTON firm City Response has scooped a prestigious health and safety award. The repairs and maintenance contractor has been awarded the...

Date Online: 30/05/2014

A toast to drinks business

AN Oldham drinks business is cracking open the champagne after winning a top industry award. Wilds of Oldham has been awarded...

Date Online: 23/05/2014