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

Banks Group Grant Shines A Light On Darlington Community Group’s Rec Ground Improvement Plans

Support from a regional employer has helped a Darlington community group bring the recreation ground that they look after into the light.

Dozens of Ron Dearing UTC students take up apprenticeships with leading employers

More than 45 students who recently completed their A-level exams and technical qualifications have secured sought-after training roles with leading Hull companies

What job roles are available in the jewellery making sector?

Currently employing more than 50,000 people, the jewellery industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK – Northumberland-based online jewellery retailer, Angelic...

CancerCare launches new website with support from leading agency Hotfoot Design

People affected by cancer can now get easier access to support and information from CancerCare, thanks to the charity’s new look website. CancerCare, which serves North Lancashire and South Cumbria, tasked award-winning branding, digital and mar

Flooring company nears finishing post in fundraising effort

A flooring company which has pledged to raise £10,000 for charity is holding an event featuring local singers in October.

Charity Programme Graduation Day for Young Adults at Chester Cathedral

Over 260 young adults and their guests packed Chester Cathedral on Friday 13th September for the latest NCS (National Citizen Service) graduation event led...

Merseyrail Ladies FC receives defibrillator donation after death of player’s brother

A local women’s football club has been donated a defibrillator after the sudden death of one of its players’ brothers.

Barnsley extends mental health service thanks to Coalfields cash

Thanks to access to professional practical support and almost £10,000 in funding from the Coalfields Community Investment Programme, delivered by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust,...

Altrincham nursery celebrates first birthday

Back to the Garden Childcare, located on Sinderland Road in Broadheath near Altrincham hosted a first birthday party at the weekend. The event proved to...

Engage Liverpool 2019 autumn seminar programme revealed

Autumn seminars to take place on 3, 17 and 31 October, covering cycling and walking, homelessness and rough sleeping, and devolution and governance.

Jake’s progress proves an inspirational Chaucer lesson

Once, by his own admission, difficult in class, Jake Saunders has now become an idol, inspiring younger pupils at his former school. Kaden Diver, from...

Gateshead based architectural firm host architecture design competition with local school

GRADONARCHITECTURE have successfully partnered with St. Thomas MoreCatholic School to host a careers fair design competition, with the winning student receiving a weeks internship at the practice!

Charity challenge sees HURST team raise over £3,000

Staff at accounting and business advisory firm HURST raised more than £3,000 for charity by running, cycling and walking along the Middlewood Way in Cheshire. A total of 33 staff took part in the charity challenge along the 11-mile route.

Lancaster University work-based learning programme supports future leaders

Aspiring senior business leaders from across the North West are embarking on a two-year course to enhance their career prospects and future-proof their organisations. Apprentices...

TransUnion enjoys continued success with its #GirlsIntoTech scheme

Information solutions provider and leading credit reference agency, TransUnion, is helping UK students gain workplace skills and encouraging girls to consider careers in data science and technology through its second annual #GirlsIntoTech initiative.

Lancaster University students grasp opportunity with financial giants

Five Lancaster University students will spend a year at the top of the business world thanks to a new partnership with Fitch Ratings. The global...

Legal firm celebrates 1st Ilkley anniversary with coffee morning

An Ilkley-based legal team is celebrating one year since expanding to Ilkley by taking part in Macmillan Cancer Support’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. Eatons Solicitors,...

Beyond Housing hospitality academy extends courses to cater for area’s love of cocktails

Candidates enrolled on Beyond Housing’s hospitality academy will have the opportunity to add cocktail making and bar tending skills to their CV. Tees Valley’s growing...

Redcar solicitors and playful pups raise significant funds for women’s aid charity

Cygnet Law, a Redcar-based law firm is celebrating raising more than £1,250 for EVA Women’s Aid at its annual sponsored dog walk. The walk, which...

Manchester Met’s prestigious sporting director course welcomes 2019 students

Manchester Metropolitan University’s pioneering sporting director course has welcomed the latest cohort of students to begin their studies, with some high profile names among the group of sports and business people.

Duo of Merseyside Businesses Team Up to Host Macmillan Coffee Morning

Suites Hotel & Spa is preparing to host its Macmillan Coffee Morning in collaboration with fellow local business Joe Black Coffee. Taking place between 10.30am...

Lord Mayor to join housing association’s celebration of local communities

The Lord Mayor of Leeds has been announced as guest of honour at the Unity Homes and Enterprise Annual General Meeting which will celebrate...

Manchester Met’s prestigious sporting director course welcomes 2019 students

Manchester Metropolitan University’s pioneering sporting director course has welcomed the latest cohort of students to begin their studies, with some high profile names among the group of sports and business people.

Muscletone Gym and Fitness secures funds for health and wellness workshops

Thanks to more than £9,000 from the Coalfields Community Investment Programme, delivered by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust, Muscletone Gym and Fitness, based in Houghton,...

Sweco team sparks next generation of North East engineers

A Redcar engineer has helped inspire the next generation of Teesside’s scientists and engineers after organising, funding and launching a science, technology, engineering and...

Greenhead College launches new initiative for life beyond the lecture theatre

Huddersfield’s Greenhead College has launched a new initiative for the forthcoming academic year – designed to prepare young people for adulthood. Once per month, inspiring...

Venator Together Fund returns with top award of £1,000

Community groups across the North East are in with the chance of winning a grant of up to £1,000 from the Venator Together Fund 2019.

Smart Works centre is dressed to impress by AkzoNobel

Smart Works, a UK charity that empowers women to get back into work and counts HRH Duchess of Sussex as its Royal Patron, has...

The sky is the limit for young people in Tees Valley and Durham

Following a year-on-year increase in schools in Tees Valley and Durham showcasing the outstanding talents of their pupils, Young Enterprise is calling for even...

Coalfields dig deep to support Sunderland Home Grown CIC

Thanks to almost £10,000 in funding from the Coalfields Community Investment Programme, delivered by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust, Sunderland Home Grown CIC will launch...

DIY SOS’s Mark Millar returning to East Yorkshire’s biggest construction event this October

The Humber region's biggest co-located construction trade and careers event will be returning to Bishop Burton College in October, backed by BBC DIY SOS’s Mark Millar.

ATTAIN staff go the extra mile for Wigan Youth Zone

Staff from digital marketing agency ATTAIN took part in Wigan 10k in aid of a youth charity close to their hearts. Every member of the...

Newcastle University Therapist highlights importance of arts and crafts on our wellbeing

A recent survey of 500 UK Brits has found that 75% of British men in the North East would choose to spend their time...

North Sea Link launches state-of-the-art Energy Education Centre

The project team behind the North Sea Link interconnector has launched a new Energy Education Centre to inspire and strengthen school pupils’ interest in...

SJOG appoints brand new executive team with help from UNW

SJOG Hospitaller Services has enjoyed growth over the past nine months following the appointment of an entirely new executive team, in a search led by UNW’s Strategic Talent service, overcoming the challenges that they had faced.

A Step Forward for Greater Manchester

Thousands of adults across Greater Manchester will benefit from new locally funded skills training

Use your Will to help Local Charities, says Darlington law firm

Latimer Hinks Solicitors in Darlington is raising awareness of charitable donations in wills, by suggesting that will-makers remember local charities when planning their estates. The...

Bradford Manufacturing Weeks launches road safety event for apprentices

Organisers of this year’s Bradford Manufacturing Weeks are extending their offering, to include a revolutionary driving safety event for manufacturing apprentices. Bradford Manufacturing Weeks is...

Coalfields cash extends skills talent pool

A training and development solutions provider has extended a project that aims to tackle unemployment in South Yorkshire after securing practical and funding support...

Nuffield Health helps retired nurse return to the dancefloor after years of chest pain...

The life of a 72-year old retired cardiac nurse from Whinfield in Darlington has been totally transformed after undergoing treatment for debilitating acid reflux...

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