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£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

Queenís 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

Book your place at the breakfast table

OLDHAM Council leader Jim McMahon and interim chief executive Carolyn Wilkins will speak at the next strategic breakfast on June...

Date Online: 16/05/2014

Brian loves the daily grind

Buckley’s Yard is a small new “Third Wave” coffee bar in Uppermill — one of only 10 in the UK....

Date Online: 16/05/2014

£40,000 boosts hotelís revival

A £40,000 cash injection has helped an Oldham couple to rescue a well-known local hotel. Siobhan Hunter and partner Mark...

Date Online: 13/05/2014

Signs are good for Chris

OLDHAM company Sign UK has relocated to bigger premises to handle continued growth. The signage company has moved to a 10,000...

Date Online: 09/05/2014

Theatre chief Kevin gets breakfast call

OLDHAM Coliseum chief executive and artistic director Kevin Shaw is the main speaker at the Oldham Business Leadership Group free...

Date Online: 09/05/2014

Telecoms firm sold for £17m

OLDHAM-based Clarke Telecom has been acquired in a £17 million deal by Yorkshire engineering group Renew. Clarke Telecom is mainly owned...

Date Online: 02/05/2014

Brewery boss on awards shortlist

THE boss of Middleton brewery JW Lees has been shortlisted for a top business award. Managing director William Lees-Jones is...

Date Online: 29/04/2014

Opticians focus on takeover

WORKERS at Rayner Opticians in Royton and Shaw are celebrating becoming part of the Scrivens Opticians and Hearing Care business....

Date Online: 25/04/2014

Stacey sleepless over Seattle...

A FORMER Hulme Grammar School pupil has been invited to address a global conference in Seattle. Stacey Cavanagh (29) originally...

Date Online: 25/04/2014

Garden centre ready to grow

Family-OWNED Daisy Nook Garden Centre is about to undergo one of its biggest upgrades since opening in 1972. The improvements...

Date Online: 23/04/2014

Firmís royal award honour

AN Oldham company is celebrating a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Innovative Technology, which has been manufacturing equipment for the...

Date Online: 22/04/2014

Victoria not amused by show claim

Nursery store owner Victoria Parrott has hit back at organisers of Manchester’s Baby and Toddler Show for boasting the show...

Date Online: 11/04/2014

One-stop shop for setting up businesses

SHOPS and businesses in Oldham town centre can get help and support from a new advice centre. The new Town...

Date Online: 11/04/2014

Olympian effort by all at AMP

Chadderton wire and mesh fabrication specialist AMP Wire Ltd has celebrated its first 20 years in business by presenting local...

Date Online: 04/04/2014

Angieís salon chain dream a snip closer

FIVE years ago Angie Brown opened her first hair salon with an ambition to eventually own a chain. And that...

Date Online: 04/04/2014