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08 Nov 2016
Government plans aimed at limiting the number of foreign workers employed in the UK could place Shropshire’s construction industry in jeopardy, an industry organisation has claimed. Shropshire Constructing Excellence says proposals by Home Secretary Amber Rudd for companies to declare the number of foreign nationals they employ in a bid to reduce the number of migrant workers would have a major...
15 Feb 2016
Fabric artist, Maxine Smith, has launched a series of workshops to give budding local artists the chance to create their own unique pieces of textile art. The first workshop will take place on Saturday 5 March, 10am - 3.30pm at Radbrook Community Centre, Shrewsbury. Workshop places cost £45 and can be booked by calling 07792 737275 or emailing [email protected] The workshops, entitled...
19 Oct 2015
A new workshop designed to equip business leaders with efficient and effective management skills to boost productivity and performance is to be held in Shropshire. The public workshop focusing on Key Management Skills will be held on December 8, at Meeting Point House in Telford. It will be run by business coach Anita Bickerdike, managing director of Shrewsbury-based people development...
11 May 2015
Today’s graduates ‘hit the ground running’ with a portfolio of professional skills, on-line, mobile and social media – join colleagues with the Shropshire Business Partnership (SBP) for breakfast and networking on 22 May and get ready for the Digital Generation. Event organiser Roy Broad said: “Shropshire is enhancing its reputation as a place to live, learn and work with the arrival of...
Marketing and business support in Shropshire
04 Apr 2014
Small businesses don't have to go without marketing help! That's the message from Habib Malik-Mansell of freshly established NewBold Horizons which has launched on to the support scene in Shropshire this week. Aiming to offer competitively priced business support that doesn't scrimp or cut on the quality delivered, people are encouraged to find out more. Habib is able to offer graphic design of...
Languages with Bright Owls in Shrewsbury
26 Mar 2014
Shrewsbury-based language school, Bright Owls, have unveiled their new, exciting Residential Spanish programmes! Promising to deliver an exciting and engaging cultural experience for children and young people, they offer a unique opportunity to learn Spanish in Spain itself!  They also have an exciting separate programme for Adults - contact us for details! New for 2014, there are two packages...
Get Ahead with the 24+ Advanced Learning Loan
24 Jul 2013
If you're looking to start a course from 1 August 2013,  aged 24+ and undertaking a Level 3 or 4 qualification, you may be eligible to take out the Advanced Learning Loan to help cover the costs of your course. Through this loan you can gain the benefits of progressing your skillset and developing further knowledge of your craft by gaining a nationally recognised qualification. This qualification...
Animation workshops at the Hive in Shrewsbury
08 Apr 2013
Bosses at Shrewsbury arts venue the Hive, have today reported that stop-frame animation is proving more popular than ever before amongst young people; particularly with a sell-out Easter holiday workshop! Lots of young people are making the most of the Hive's opportunities to get creative and have fun, whilst making new friends and developing artistic skills. The animation workshop which is...
Hive Shrewsbury hosting Eco-fashion workshop
25 Mar 2013
A Shropshire arts venue is offering the exciting opportunity for young people aged 8-13 to get creative during an Eco-fashion workshop, which will be taking place in the Easter holidays and there are now only limited places left available! The Hive Music and Media Centre will be hosting the day long workshop on Tuesday April 2 and people are urged to book their places whilst they still can....
Half-term film making workshop
09 Jan 2013
Young people may have only recently returned to school but a Shropshire arts venue is already looking towards the arrival of half-term in only a few weeks time! The Hive Music and Media Centre in Shrewsbury is offering children the chance to participate in an exciting one day film-making workshop. Taking place on Tuesday February 19, participants will explore digital film production techniques....
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