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A Bury scaffolding firm has been fined £45,000 after one of its workers was crushed by metal tubes which fell from a crane.

Lawyer Mike Hymanson is swapping the court room for a tea room.

Bury-based Wing Mirror Man has expanded into overseas markets.

Specialist cleaning company Holchem Limited has bought Gateway House in Bury for £2.5 million.

Bury-based luggage brand, Antler, has teamed up with independent travel company, Travel Counsellors.

Having previously worked on a cocktail called Grounds for Divorce, Mercury Music Prize-winning band Elbow are teaming up with Stockport brewer Robinsons to launch their own beer.

Bury-based greetings card company K2 Greetings has secured a new funding facility to support the development of its Party Paws brand.

Investment fund Isis Property Trust has bought a new retail warehouse at Hope Mill Retail Park in Bury in a deal worth £7 million.

JD Sports Fashion has increased its office space at its headquarters on Castlebrook Business Park, Bury, in order to accommodate growing business.

Bury-based Pennine Telecom has strengthened its nuclear presence, having installed a new trunked two-way radio system at Sellafield’s power plant in Cumbria.

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After travelling the world in a corporate role, Mike Wheeler decided that he had had enough of living out of a suitcase and so got a job running a small family business.