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Stockport Business & Innovation Centre (SBIC) has signed up the 50th member to its Engine House business lounge.

A Stockport chain manufacturer has been fined after a worker’s left hand was badly mangled in the hook on a crane because lifting chains were unavailable – despite being manufactured in the same factory.

Stockport Council has confirmed that a Carillion/Morgan Sindall joint venture is to build the £290 million A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road scheme.

WFEL, which produces bridging systems for use in military and disaster relief scenarios, has won an award for its environmental commitments.

Two men from Stockport and Hyde in Manchester have been prosecuted after a farmer was crushed to death under a half-tonne roller shutter door.

Robert Ireland, 71, died from multiple injuries on 28 October 2010 at the farm in East Heslerton, near Malton, North Yorkshire, when a roller shutter door that had been fitted in July fell from its mountings.

The Authentic Food Company, headquartered in Stockport, has secured a £7.5 million funding package with RBS.

EHL Ingredients has smashed its £5 million turnover target for 2012 with sales up by 20 per cent on last year, the company has announced.

Stockport-based Wireless Energy Management Systems (WEMS) has sold a majority stake for £13 million to fund growth.

An engineering firm, based in Stockport, has been prosecuted after one of its workers lost four fingers when they were crushed in machinery.

SEONext has added to a string of recent client wins by bagging Lancashire-based pleasure flight company Pennine Helicopters.

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Reputation is everything when it comes to running a successful business, according to Sacha Lord-Marchionne and Sam Kandel, founders of the Warehouse Project (WHP), a series of club nights featuring DJs from all over the world, which was launched back in 2006.

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.