Two female students from West Park School, in Spondon, Derby, went against the grain to learn the tricks of the building trade, as part of an ongoing careers mentoring scheme in the city that is championing women in construction. The secondary school
Coffee lovers confined to the home can recreate the fresh coffee shop experience with these expert tips from baristas. At a time when many are staying indoors, getting your daily coffee fix shouldn’t be compromised so the gurus at 200 Degrees have
Just weeks after opening its doors to businesses in the non-creative sector, Connect Derby’s Friar Gate Studios has welcomed new tenant, Neale Lewis Associates. The managed workspace scheme on Ford Street in the city was recently given the green light to
Monday 23rd March saw the launch of #Unitedbybooks, a social platform to share children’s reading tips, activities and content to support the millions of families around the UK who will be spending more time at home following the Covid-19 outbreak. Some of the
As an industry we are facing our worst ever skills crisis, so it’s vital that we work hard now to inspire future generations of construction workers at every level. As part of our Positive Impact Plan we have committed to engaging with
A young woman who has made her name in construction says the lack of females in the industry needs to be addressed at school level. Martha Birkett is just 22 and is already carving out a prosperous career in the sector, as
A primary school in West Bridgford, Nottingham, has been ranked as ‘outstanding’ in four out of five areas in its latest Ofsted report, published earlier this week. St Edmund Campion School, in Tewkesbury Close, has received excellent critique following its Ofsted
Children in Coby at Priors Hall ALC were invited to give birds the special ‘tweetment’ in their new home with Barratt Homes and the RSPB. Pupils were given a bespoke booklet aimed at teaching little ones about their feathered friends in light
Three new account managers have been appointed for various UK regions. Danielle Smith, a Fellow Member of AAT, has joined as regional account manager for the Midlands. Danielle initially qualified as an accountant before moving into the education sector, where she has
Construction management students from Nottingham Trent University were given an invaluable insight into construction by visiting Vistry Partnerships’ development at Wilford Fields. Earlier this week saw over 100 Undergraduate students from Nottingham Trent University visited Vistry Partnerships’ site Wilford Fields, Nottingham. The
Children in Earls Barton at Ecton Village Primary Academy were invited to give birds the special ‘tweetment’ in their new home with David Wilson Homes and the RSPB. Pupils were given a bespoke booklet aimed at teaching little ones about their feathered
Stories were brought to life in front of the eyes of pupils from Priors Hall ALC thanks to a storytelling event at Barratt Homes’ development Lake View Corby. School children were invited to the nearby development for a day of magical storytelling,
Students of all ages at Great Bowden Academy were left spellbound following a series of live storytelling sessions to round off National Storytelling Week, which were organised by leading Midlands housebuilder Mulberry Homes as part of the company’s Distinctly Local 2020 vision.
Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP) held its third annual county-wide apprenticeship celebration event on Friday 7th February at the Park Inn by Radisson in Northampton, where 42 apprentices were presented with awards. This event celebrated the achievements of apprentices working across
Retired England scum-half and Rugby World Cup winner Matt Dawson MBE spent the day at the University of Nottingham on Tuesday where he met members of the men’s and women’s rugby teams ahead of their wins against Birmingham and Worcester respectively.
Midlands training provider, CT Skills kick started National Apprenticeship Week 2020 with their annual ‘Made in the Midlands’ apprenticeship awards ceremony at their Head Office in Beeston on Monday 03rd February. In celebration of National Apprentice Week, the awards received over
Construction work on the long-awaited Tower Gardens Pavilion is now complete, bringing new inclusive community facilities to Skegness. Midlands contractor G F Tomlinson delivered the design and construction of the building via the Scape Regional Construction framework, for Skegness Town Council.
Set in the sought after area of Priors Hall Park in Corby, Barratt Homes’ Lake View is the newest addition to the development at Priors Hall is the perfect location for families looking to step up the property ladder. Both first-time buyers
De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is celebrating National Apprenticeship Week next week with a series of events aimed at employers and apprentices. This year the Government is piloting full access for SMEs to training providers, opening up apprenticeships to the biggest pool
Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP) celebrates record number of apprentices recruited in the last 12 months and highlights new apprentice opportunities To mark National Apprenticeship Week (3rd – 7th February) Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP) is announcing that it recruited