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Luxury cashmere socks for a special gift

Let’s face it, giving socks has often been perceived as the gift of last resort, when inspiration has failed us. Now, however, thanks to Corgi Hosiery, there is a range of luxury cashmere socks that would definitely not just be put into a drawer and forgotten.

Men’s socks as a gift

As you can see from Corgi Hosiery’s website, at, one of the choices for a rather special pair of cashmere socks is to have them…


Added by Jack Watson on September 1, 2015 at 13:00 — No Comments

Ashley Hunter Training Academy

Ashley Hunter Training Academy is a fresh, young and vibrant Training Organisation, with a social purpose, based in England, which offers a wide range of short and long term training programmes.

Our aim is to improve people’s lives and wellbeing by helping them find work, education, skills, and new direction; with a successful track record of delivering high quality provision for Colleges and mainstream Training Providers across the North and South of England.

Ashley Hunter…


Added by Melanie Bailey on August 27, 2015 at 15:57 — No Comments

Square Peg Recruitment

Welcome to Square Peg the recruitment specialists who recognise people as the assets they are:

We specialise in the the supply of Accountancy and Finance Professionals and Commercial Office Support Staff across the North West of England. With over 20 year's consultancy experience, clients can rest assured that Square Peg's talented team of consultants can manage all your recruitment needs with complete efficiency from start to…


Added by Paul Smith on August 26, 2015 at 11:03 — No Comments

In-House Label Printing Benefits your Business

Whatever the size of the goods you produce they will all need labelling and there is nothing worse than having to delay dispatching an urgent order because your out-sourced label printing supplier has not delivered the right number of labels.  If your products have a short shelf life, this can cause significant problems.


QuickLabel Systems, at, understands how frustrating this can be and has developed a range of…


Added by Jack Watson on August 26, 2015 at 8:07 — No Comments

School Leaver / Apprentice required

Hi All, 

We are looking for an apprentice coachbuilder for an immediate start in Regal Coachworks, preferably a second year welder or fabricator who is looking to learn bespoke coach building skills. 

Please direct anyone you know looking for work Monday to Friday with overtime available ASAP


Added by Gary Byrne on August 13, 2015 at 15:33 — No Comments

Manchester Locksmiths 24hr - the key to picking a great locksmith - call us anytime!

Manchester Locksmiths 24hr provide round-the-clock professional locksmith services. If you are locked out or need to change the locks you can give us a call anytime and we will be with you ASAP, day or night.

Call 0161 870 6398 for auto, office, home & emergency service by a fully trained local locksmith.

You want to be sure the locksmith you call is a reliable and professional local…


Added by Steven Brown on August 3, 2015 at 14:40 — No Comments


Added by Gordon Flannery on August 2, 2015 at 0:24 — No Comments

Letterhead Specials

Hi Members

We have a special offer on letterheads this month available to OBN members, we will print 500 A4 letterheads in full colour on 120gsm bright white stock for £55 or 1000 for £75! impress your clients and save your hard earned cash buy buying from us.


Added by Chris Whitehead on July 17, 2015 at 14:59 — No Comments

4 Tips for Choosing the Best Light Bulbs

Choosing the right light bulbs for your home or office is not easy because the market has a lot to offer you with in terms of bulb types, technology, light color, brightness, energy consumption, shape, fitting and much more.

I know it sounds a bit too much for choosing a simple light bulb but a bulb is interlinked to so many other variables for instance your eyesight, monthly expenses, fixtures, moods (yes, light color has a significant impact on your mood) and others.

A light…


Added by Jack Watson on July 16, 2015 at 12:58 — No Comments

Charity European Banger Rally

Hi Everyone, some of you may know that myself and a couple of friends are doing a banger rally around Europe in August. This will be a week of gruelling challenges and many many miles of tough driving.

"The Route ...

The Two Ball Banger Rally will do 9 in 4; that is nine countries in four days! Yes it is possible, it will be tough, but if you want relaxation and boredom, try the travel agents! We will cover 1200 miles in four days passing through France, Belgium, Luxembourg,…


Added by Aidan Graham on July 14, 2015 at 14:48 — No Comments

Value for money Printing for OBN Members

Here at Colormania we offer value for money printing for OBN members, if you need any further information, please check out our website ( ) or email me on

Added by Chris Whitehead on July 10, 2015 at 19:14 — No Comments

Need an accountant/ Fed up with your current one ......

Have you ever thought that employing an accountant could actually save you money rather than costing you - should you need an accountant or even look at changing accountants (this is an easy process and we do the bulk of it for you) then please contact me for an extremely competitive price for a friendly and relaxed approach to accounting

Added by Jennifer O'Callaghan on July 8, 2015 at 11:04 — No Comments

How to make great decisions in 6 easy steps

Business, well actually life, is all about making decisions.  Should I sell in this market or this market or both?  Should I recruit more people?  How much funding do I need? 

A decision that should be made that isn’t can become a problem.  If you’re lucky it’s a gradual problem (although there’s a downside there because they’re the problems that can be harder to spot).  If you’re unlucky it’s a very sudden problem, like, oh, yes we should have got that extra funding. …


Added by Ruth Topham on June 17, 2015 at 15:36 — No Comments

Could Your Business benefit from a Part Time Finance Director?

Would your business benefit from having the dedicated services of a Finance Director? Don’t have adequate resources to justify the cost of hiring a full time professional? A part-time Finance Director could be the answer.

Many businesses struggle to effectively manage their financial functions, due to a lack of expertise and time. Hiring a full;time finance professional is prohibited by cost and using the services of the reporting accountant is also an expensive option and often…


Added by Adrian Cunningham on May 29, 2015 at 15:45 — No Comments

Cement tiles: an Overview to this niche Industry

Cement tiles that are popularly used now-a-days had its beginning in France in the middle of 19th century. They are totally hand made by a mechanical process one at a time. Coloured mineral pigments, cement of two varieties, and a mould are the basic requirements for making a tile. Mechanical process involves using a hydraulic press either operated manually or electrically.

Innovations in a tile…


Added by Jack Watson on May 19, 2015 at 21:31 — No Comments

New centre coming soon !!!

Corporate Gym memberships still available to all OMBC members. Contact me on 0161 621 3331 for more…


Added by Andy Bryan on May 19, 2015 at 16:56 — No Comments

Free Property Valuations Rentals or Sales

Cousins Estate Agents Free House/ properties Valuations Rentals or Sales across Oldham & Failsworth call us on 0161 6812371…


Added by Cousins England Estate Agents on May 7, 2015 at 16:05 — No Comments

How will your election vote affect the way we plan Oldham?

Before you vote, read this.....  The main political parties have a lot to say about how the planning system and planning policies should promote housing growth, plan for jobs, protect the environment, improve transport infrastructure , and deal with green belt etc..    Here’s my summary of the parties’ manifestos .......


The Conservative Party’s election manifest to pledges:

  • A £1 billion brownfield regeneration fund promote the…

Added by Paul Simpson on May 6, 2015 at 11:27 — No Comments

Bookmark Festival 2015

Paul and Ken Heathcote come to Bookmark Festival 2015 this Friday at Kava, Mumps.  We've got 3 pairs of free tickets for OBN members.  First three people to email will be the lucky recipients!  Quote ref: OBN Heathcote

Added by Vickie Varley on April 23, 2015 at 10:45 — No Comments

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