CORNERSTONE Design and Marketing celebrated its 10th anniversary in style at the White Hart, in Lydgate, where guests included the Mayor of Oldham Councillor Shadab Qumer and daughter Fiza Shadab.

Over 100 guests attended the bash - which featured a casino and live music - to mark the decade-long milestone of the Lees based agency founded by managing director David Wadsworth.

Launched from his parents’ attic in Clarksfield, Cornerstone has grown steadily over the years and currently employs 10 people.

Its services including graphic design, website development, digital and social media marketing campaigns, print, advertising, signage, video, photography and PR.

During a speech reflecting on Cornerstone's development, David first paid tribute to his mum, Anne, and late father, Tom.

He also thanked his fiancée, Sarah Smethurst, a former Breeze Hill School pupil who now heads the graphic design team, and long-serving designer Nicola Adamson, who was their first employee.

David attended St Anne's Primary and Our Lady’s RC High School in Royton then graduated from Huddersfield University with a marketing degree.

Currently based on Lees High Street the company is looking for a new, bigger home in Oldham to accommodate its increasing portfolio of work and growing workforce

Cornerstone has become one of the largest, full-service design, digital and marketing agencies in the Oldham area.

It works with private, public and charity businesses and organisations in sectors including leisure, health, manufacturing, engineering, scientific, textiles, property, construction, arts, retail and recycling.

Clients include Oldham-based furniture components manufacturer and distributor Hills Panel Products (HPP), Oldham Community Leisure, Age UK Oldham, Dr Kershaw's Hospice, North West Ambulance Service and Fineline Interiors.