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Latest news from the region’s education and third sector.

Uniform delivers Rainbow Thursday campaign for Network

Brand & Design Agency Uniform reveals the creative for Rainbow Thursday - a campaign from discount provider Network, which thanks frontline workers with 7 days of exclusive offers.

Work to begin on new Yarm School car park

Work is expected to begin early in 2021 on a new car park at Yarm School that will assist traffic flow on The Spital...

Online learning helps adult skills courses continue

A leading North West training provider helped over 100 people to continue their learning during lockdown, thanks to a funding grant to move its...

Prepare now for tougher inspections ahead, care homes warned

Care homes owners across the country need to start planning now for tougher CQC inspection criteria, a leading law expert from Preston has warned. Rachel...

Bradford housing association secures major funds to build bridges across community

Manningham Housing Association (MHA) is celebrating after being awarded more than £120,000 from the Government to run a series of projects to promote shared...

Couple dreams of winning wedding in North East charity fundraising initiative

A couple are hoping to win their dream wedding in a fundraising initiative by North East autism charity Daisy Chain. Rebecca Baldwin and Sam Wagner...

Sponsor adds weight to sofa sleep-in

A West-Yorkshire based homelessness charity has announced the headline sponsor of an upcoming lockdown-friendly fundraising event.

Students give thumbs up to independent learning

Newcastle-based EdTech provider GCSEPod says Key Stage 4 students are embracing independent learning like never before as the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to reshape UK education.

Bradford Manufacturing Weeks 2020 makes “real impact” on student career insight

More than 4,500 young people in the Bradford area were involved in manufacturing-related events during the district’s third Bradford Manufacturing Weeks initiative last month. Organisers...

“Lockdown 2.0 will not ruin Teesside couples’ chances at dream wedding” says charity boss

Following the new lockdown measures announced in the UK on 31 October, Daisy Chain has amended its Win a Wedding competition to ensure Teesside...

Sponsors back manufacturing careers initiative

Organisers of the Leeds Manufacturing Festival, launched this month to showcase the 1,600 manufacturing businesses in the city as a positive career choice for...

North East Nursery Group finalists for the prestigious National Nursery Group of Year Award

Rosedene Nurseries has been shortlisted in the final of the Nursery Group of the Year Award in the national Nursery Awards 2020. Rosedene is a...

Training specialist rewarded for staff support

Leading North West training provider PHX Training has received a prestigious level of accreditation for the support it provides for its employees. PHX Training, which...

Top Debt Collection Agency awarded ‘Gold Supplier’ status by leading Private Schools Association

A leading Debt Collection Agency has been awarded 'Gold Supplier Status' by the Independent Schools Association (ISA) . Frontline Collections are the first ever Debt Collection firm to be affiliated with a leading Private Schools association.

Yarm School pupil awarded prestigious scholarship

A Yarm School pupil has been awarded a sought-after Arkwright Engineering scholarship. William Pugsley, 16, vied with thousands of students in a rigorous selection process...

Materials Processing Institute highlights value of student research contributions

The Materials Processing Institute has praised the valuable contributions being made by work placement students to its research and development projects. As a result, it...

Major Yorkshire charities appeal for lunch-hour volunteers as demand for befriending rises among vulnerable

Huddersfield-based Yorkshire Children’s Centre (YCC) and Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees (C&K) are looking to the region’s businesspeople to donate 30 minutes out of...

Training specialist grows with senior hires

Leading North West training provider PHX Training has grown its senior team with the recruitment of two new department heads. Becci Byers and Julie Torrance...

EYFSHome joins forces with Lancashire-based Connect Childcare

EYFSHome has partnered with Lancashire-based Connect Childcare to help over 180,000 home-schooling parents and childcare providers access its free database of educational activity resources...

New owners for Grade 2-listed Huddersfield day nursery

Bright Start Nursery becomes part of growing childcare group and is renamed Welcome Nurseries @ Cowlersley Lane

Fimatix Appoints Harvey Neve as Director of Health and Education Progressing Strategy for Growth...

Fimatix has announced the appointment of Harvey Neve as Director of Health and Education. Leading the govtech and fintech company's office at The Core, Newcastle Helix, Harvey will drive further growth and investment in the North East.

New housing association partnership sets five devolution ambitions for West Yorkshire

A group of housing associations has today published a prospectus outlining detailed proposals on how to provide more homes and improve lives across West...

Charity invites public to sleep on sofas to highlight hidden homeless

West Yorkshire charity, Simon on the Streets is encouraging residents, businesses, and families to participate in a lockdown-friendly fundraising event, where they spend the night on their sofas or floors to highlight the underreported issue of sofa

Uniform delivers campaign for the Merseyside Violence Reduction Partnership

Brand design agency, Uniform reveals the strategy and creative for a campaign commissioned by Merseyside Violence Reduction Partnership (VRP), which hopes to prompt people in Sefton to think about who might be at risk of being exploited by drug gangs

64 local businesses join forces to raise £181,107 for Overgate Hospice

A group of supporters and volunteers from Calderdale have teamed up to support Overgate Hospice in Elland during the Covid-19 outbreak. Over 64 businesses...

Architecture practice to turn derelict toilet block into a space that will tackle men’s...

Stockport based architecture practice Dash Architecture had plans approved by Stockport Council last week, which will see them transform an unused toilet block into a community hub to help fight loneliness.

Broadheath nursery inspired by British sculptor and The Whitworth

With a desire to continually enhance its children’s learning experience through play, Altrincham-based Back to the Garden Childcare has been inspired by art in...

Brothers send a big thank-you to training specialist

Two brothers from Preston have started work and university after support from a local training provider. Mati-Ur and Atiq-Ur Rehman have both successfully completed training...

Bradford Manufacturing Weeks helps facilitate “Bradford solutions to world manufacturing problems”

The launch event for Bradford Manufacturing Weeks 2020 heard how the initiative will inspire the district’s young people to pursue a career where their...

Ron Dearing UTC students secure prized apprenticeships despite Covid-19 pandemic

Dozens of students from Hull’s employer-led school have secured sought-after apprenticeships with some of the region’s leading employers.

Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber appointed as Kickstart Gateway Organisation

Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber is helping employers from across the Sheffield City Region to inspire the next generation to take the first step on...

Gold award for student zoo experience

A programme which inspired young people to study for careers working with animals has earned its stripes after winning a coveted national award. Future Zoo,...

Security manufacturer supports terminally ill man to achieve Guinness World Record

A leading manufacturer of hostile vehicle mitigation products has supported a terminally ill man to achieve a Guinness World Record.

Alcedo launches Live-in care service

Due to unprecedented demand and an ever-increasing need for home care, award-winning Alcedo Care Group has launched a brand new Live-in care Division. Offering 24/7...

Leeds Mencap launches new initiative for businesses in Leeds

Leeds Mencap has launched a new initiative offering businesses the opportunity to make new connections through networking, plus receive marketing benefits, whilst supporting the charity.

The Nation’s Sporting Heritage is Celebrated with the Launch of Hundreds of Digital...

National Sporting Heritage Day invites the country to delve into the world of UK sporting history. This year, more untold stories and memories will be shared digitally than ever before.

A little bit of dirt never hurt!

With children slowly returning to education, a North East developer is helping one County Durham school get back to nature. Durham Villages Regeneration Company (DVRC)...

Bradford Manufacturing Week 2020 brings “first chance” to bring the world of work into...

Virtual site tours, manufacturer talks and a competition to design a fun and practical hygiene station for schools and colleges are the format for...

Students’ time capsule installed in University development

A time capsule designed by the students of a Preston high school has been planted into the foundations of the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) new £60 million Student Centre building.

Businesses invited to tee off for Simon on the Streets

Businesses are invited to participate in an afternoon of golf as part of a fundraising activity to raise money for Yorkshire charity, Simon on the Streets.

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