Month: May 2019

News Staff May 31, 2019

Colleges and further education providers will receive a funding boost through the Taking Teaching Further programme to help recruit over 160 new FE teachers, Skills Minister Anne Milton announced today (Friday 31 May). The latest round of funding from the £5 million Taking Teaching Further programme will support 45 further education providers to recruit experienced […]

News Staff May 30, 2019

Today marks the one hundred year anniversary of the Sobral Eclipse. Six minutes of darkness a century ago put Brazil and the UK at the heart of what was possibly one of the most important scientific discoveries of the 20th century. Celebrated British astronomer Arthur Eddington had been trying for some years to prove Einstein’s […]

News Staff May 29, 2019

Gary Kelvin Link (41), from Telford, received an 11-year disqualification order from District Judge Keyser Telford County Court on 11 April 2019 after he was found to be acting as a company director despite already being disqualified. The court heard that CGL Contracting Limited, incorporated in August 2014, had traded nationwide as a double glazing […]

News Staff May 20, 2019

Dozens of locations across the country will benefit from the investment
. Culture Secretary says innovative programme will make our heritage work for modern life. A new £62 million fund will breathe new life into historic high streets across the country, Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright announced today. High streets lie at the heart of communities but […]

News Staff May 17, 2019

Universities must do more to stamp out antisemitism on campus following reports of unfair practices that could amount to indirect discrimination, the Universities Minister has said today (17 May). Chris Skidmore has urged the sector to advance its efforts to tackle unacceptable religious hatred in higher education and is calling on all universities to adopt […]

News Staff May 16, 2019

The Student Loans Company (SLC) is helping to challenge the stigma around mental health. SLC Chief Executive, Paula Sussex, has signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge, renewing the organisation’s commitment to changing attitudes to mental health. Paula said: “The reality is that the colleague we sit next to every day could be experiencing mental […]

News Staff May 10, 2019

Community spirit and wellbeing should be at the forefront of all Crowborough residents’ minds. Our town is growing, local businesses expanding and new shops opening, it’s an exciting time. It was a shame that this was mildly tainted when one of the Public Access Defibrillators was vandalised recently, taking it out of service. Robin Dowling, […]

News Staff May 7, 2019

SocialBox.Biz has joined forces with Aviva to help provide disadvantaged people with access to technology through its ‘laptops for the homeless’ scheme. SocialBoxBiz, is a London-based community interest venture that re-homes old, donated computers with people in accommodation services, including homeless individuals, young people in the care system, refugees, and the elderly. Aviva, a major […]

News Staff May 2, 2019

Blake & Bull have conducted a survey of over 1300 Aga range cooker owners to discover how they feel about this much-loved staple of the country home in 2019. The survey – the first of its kind in the industry – has been visualised in this shareable infographic and revealed some surprising findings: Electric is now the […]