From the Business Archives
21st Jul The Summer of Love, Radio 1 and Clarendon Square Shopping Centre – what link does this unlikely trio share? 50th anniversaries, for which the latter will be hosting its fun-packed ‘Hyde Hop’ birthday event this weekend. The two-day birthday bash on Saturday (July 22) and Sunday (July 23) from 11am to 4pm will see the centre […]
7th Jul           Greater Manchester’s Mayor Andy Burnham is demanding that the English Regions have a permanent seat at the ‘Brexit’ table to ensure the negotiations are not dominated by single interests like the City of London. In a letter to Chief ‘Brexit’ negotiator, David Davies,Mr Burnham sets out several issues he would […]
7th Jul The growth of the self storage industry continues to expand exponentionally as the value of land increases and it’s supply declines. Gone are the days when most tradesmen could secure a small yard or lock up for a few pounds a month. Space is now at a premium and as such has provided a lucrative […]
3rd Jul A popular Stalybridge pub is getting ready to re-open after weeks of refurbishment. The Society Rooms pub in Grosvenor Street will open its doors again next Friday (July 14) following a £1.2 million development project by pub operator JD Wetherspoon. The town’s MP, Jonathan Reynolds, will officially open the new-look pub at 8am. The pub has […]
1st Jul Kerry Foods held its very first outdoor Kerry Day today in glorious sunshine at its Hyde base on Kerry Way. The annual day was opened up for all employees, their family and friends to enjoy with more than 450 people attending. Local residents were also invited to visit on the day which ran throughout the afternoon […]
29th Jun   Tameside-based family-owned firm Bardsley Construction has started work on a second hotel for Spanish – American group AC Hotels by Marriot. The firm was awarded the contract worth 15 .5 million pounds, by Axcel Hospitality. The four-star hotel designed by Simpson Haugh and Partners is being constructed by Bardsley on a former car park […]
20th Jun   Mudassar Raja who is accused of three counts of sexual assault including one of rape involving an 18 -year-old woman, gave evidence to Minshull Street Crown Court on Monday(19/06/17 Mr Raja told the court that he came to the UK from Pakistan in 1992 with his brother and father and settled in Ashton under Lyne attending […]
5th Jun   A new Gorton housing development will bring 46 affordable new homes to a brownfield site. Southway Housing Trust, the Didsbury based housing association is partnering with developer Mulbury to build the 46 homes as part of a 250 home estate. The scheme is backed by Government funding as part of the national Shared Ownership […]
1st Jun The iconic Ashton Baths, Tameside’s “Italianate jewel” which dates from 1870, has finally secured its first occupants Tameside Council handed over the building last month to flexible workspace operator, Oxford Innovation. The conversion of the grade 2 listed baths includes a wooden office pod, installed in the centre of the grand former bathing hall. The […]
31st May A creepy crawlies-themed party at Clarendon Square saw 90 children from Hyde having an unbee-lievably good time at the centre’s Happy Hyders Kids’ Club. Children and visitors to the shopping centre were treated to a day of free games, story-telling and craft workshops based on all things insect. The event also included a bumble bee […]