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Flats revamp a ‘significant win’ for Zen

A CHADDERTON company has played a major role in converting the upper six floors of Watsons Chambers in Sheffield —...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

It’s goodbye from me... and hello to Robbie

SAY hello to the man who will be taking over this column when I retire later this week. Robbie MacDonald is...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Eye on the prize

A SYSTEM that allows severely disabled people to use a computer with their eyes has won an Oldham company a...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Dance school’s step in the right direction

THE owners of an Oldham dance school have highlighted the benefits of a Greater Manchester mentoring service to help small...

Date Online: 10/04/2015

Mike in the driving seat

AN Oldham man is one of the country’s youngest driving instructors after launching his own independent driving school at the...

Date Online: 10/04/2015

New-business bonanza

OLDHAM saw 1,383 businesses created in 2014 according to a study that shows only London grew faster than Greater Manchester. The...

Date Online: 03/04/2015

White Hart named top local boutique hotel

Saddleworth’s White Hart Inn has been named North Manchester’s Boutique Hotel of the Year by public vote at the first...

Date Online: 31/03/2015

Sunny outlook for firm as it goes solar

Shaw-based JD Williams has installed a giant rooftop solar panel system to help slash its carbon emissions. The 960-panel array now...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Superfast net link - be quick!

BUSINESSES are being urged to act “superfast” and take advantage of a voucher broadband scheme from Oldham Council. From Wednesday the...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Norman honoured as masters ambassador

WELL-KNOWN former Oldham businessman and millionaire philanthropist Norman Stoller has been honoured with a top regional award. Mr Stoller, who owned...

Date Online: 19/03/2015

Football website goal for ex-Latics man Broady

FORMER Oldham Athletic head of partnerships David Broadbent has set up a new business. “Broady” (32) who now works for League...

Date Online: 13/03/2015

New business has seen the Innerlight

A business is breathing new life into the former Co-op building in Milnrow Road, Shaw. Partners Jan Hunt, from Shaw...

Date Online: 13/03/2015

Deadline for awards extended

MORE than 400 tickets have been sold for the 2015 One Oldham Business Awards dinner at the Queen Elizabeth Hall,...

Date Online: 06/03/2015

Sheet metal firm sold

AN Oldham firm set up in 1949 by the Hartley family from Huddersfield has been bought by Slough-based Corac Group. Shaw...

Date Online: 06/03/2015

Zen Office sales rise 31pc

ZenOffice has posted provisional figures for 2014 showing sales up £3.4 million on 2013 to £14.3 million — an increase...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Sales bonanza for Housing Units

HOLLINWOOD home store Housing Units has reported record sales for 2014. Calendar year sales increased from £25.1 million to £27.3 million...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Big new sponsor boost for awards

WITH only 10 days to the close of nominations for the 2015 One Oldham Business Awards, a major new sponsor...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

It’s all looking FAB for salon

A local business success story is looking at a FAB new future. The Face and Body Shop in Grotton started as...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Omnibus software part of firm’s Bahrain contract

National Express is to use two software packages provided by Oldham-based Omnibus systems for a new venture launching in Bahrain...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

D-Day nears for entries to awards

WITH the deadline for entry to this year’s One Oldham Business Awards fast approaching, entries are nearing 60 across the...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

TV star Culshaw to host business awards

TELEVISION star Jon Culshaw is to host this year’s One Oldham Business Awards in May. The impressionist has been a target...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Blast off for new base

NORTHPLANET is the latest business attracted to Oldham town centre’s burgeoning Independent Quarter. The web-based design and digital design business, which...

Date Online: 06/02/2015

Financial clout allows manufacturing to grow

AN Oldham manufacturing company has secured a £9million working capital pool to help fund international growth and expansion into new...

Date Online: 30/01/2015

Business awards set for record year

ENTRIES are flooding in from all sectors of Oldham business for the 2015 One Oldham Business Awards. The eighth gala awards...

Date Online: 28/01/2015

Outside inside for Roz’s unique signage

ROZ Horner brings outdoor materials into the home with her unique range of decorative products. Roz’s Green Armadillo company, based in...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Toy glory

LEES-BASED company Character Options has been named Toy Retailer of the Year at the 50th Toy Industry Awards. The company also...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Big-name investors put £3.3m into firm

A GROUP of investors - including former Tesco boss Sir Terry Leahy - has invested £3.3 million in the business...

Date Online: 19/01/2015

Firms put kart star in the driving seat

AN Oldham welding supplies company is sponsoring a young kart driver who has ambitions to reach Formula One. Brandon Bethell is...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Brewery toasts record

Middleton Junction brewery J W Lees is toasting a year of record revenues. The company grew by 6.2 per cent to...

Date Online: 13/01/2015

Gamble pays off as device connects with Raspberry Pi computer success

AN Oldham man has invented a cost-effective addition to the popular Raspberry Pi mini computer. PiFace Digital connects to the world-renowned...

Date Online: 09/01/2015