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1074 Article(s) Found

Fit for work!

RL star urges bosses to set the pace of a healthy lifestyle HEALTHY lifestyles in the workplace was the theme of...

Date Online: 17/10/2014

Luminar lands award

THE company that runs one of Oldham’s biggest nightclubs has won a top entertainment award. The Luminar Group, which operates Liquid...

Date Online: 17/10/2014

Forecourt Frank goes so close

A 74-year-old petrol station owner from Lees has narrowly missed out on being named best forecourt assistant at a trade...

Date Online: 17/10/2014

Business in bulking up for pair

TWO men with a passion for keeping fit have turned their hobby into a fast-growing business. Mark Strain from Chadderton and...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Dragonsí Den challenge for traders

INDEPENDENT traders are showcasing their flair as part of an ambitious plan to boost business in Lees and Shaw. Oldham Council’s...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Councils lead way over bill payments

COUNCILS across Greater Manchester are outperforming big business when it comes to paying their bills on time. The Federation of Small...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Wright partners for firmís growth

JD Williams has appointed Eric Wright Construction to build its warehouse extension in Shaw. Beal Lane is a distribution centre for...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Trust in us ó firm gains top accolade

Oldham company Peter Cox Ltd has become the first and only national preservation company to receive a Which? Trusted Trader...

Date Online: 03/10/2014

Investment fuels firmís ambition

A FAMILY firm that has been part of the Oldham business community since 1907 has invested more than £400,000 to...

Date Online: 26/09/2014

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 blindís 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

Markís 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