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Jeff Pratt, Tony Harper and Mark Thompson with Jennifer Channell from the Faraday Battery Challenge and Diogo Vieira Carvalho from Innovate UK
31 Jan 2023
Top national and industry experts visited a pioneering Telford company to see for themselves how it is helping to develop cutting-edge green technology – and training the engineers of the future.  Battery specialist AceOn welcomed Jeff Pratt, the managing director of the UK Battery Industrialisation Centre, and members of the UK Government’s Faraday Battery Challenge to the company’s Stafford...
07 Nov 2022
One of the UK’s leading training providers has highlighted the shortage of forklift truck drivers - saying it is as big a problem for the logistics industry as the more publicised issue of a scarcity of lorry drivers.   Steve Dulson, of Shrewsbury-based Dulson Training, said the shortage meant many warehouses across the country were unable to operate efficiently, putting even more pressure on the...
11 Aug 2022
Avid Disabled Adventurer takes on his biggest challenge yet - to complete multiple marathons across the world.   Disabled Adventurer and Motivational Speaker, Darren Edwards, is set to redefine the limitations of disability by becoming the first ever wheelchair user to attempt the 777 World Marathon Challenge   – a feat which sees participants complete seven marathons in seven days across seven...
Landau Training and Enterprise Centre in Wellington
20 May 2022
A new skills and enterprise training centre has officially opened in Shropshire with the ambition of supporting hundreds of young people into work or education over the next five years. The new Landau Training and Enterprise Centre in Wellington will allow people who are currently not in work or education the opportunity to gain hands-on practical experience in several sectors including...
Shropshire Council Community Support Training Courses
22 Feb 2022
Community groups within Shropshire are being invited to take part in a wide range of training courses to help them ‘survive and thrive’. The varied topics are open to local charitable groups and organisations and include spotting the risks in vulnerable people, governance and legal structures and mental health awareness. The accredited sessions start with ‘Encouraging Communities for a Safer...
26 Nov 2020
A speaker from Samaritans is set to share information about the charity with attendees at the final free e-clinic of the year, organised by Paycare. The Health Cash Plan Provider and Wellbeing Training and Support organisation has been hosting a virtual event once a month, with over 200 attendees in the last three months alone. Each session has given top tips and has been focused on a different...
10 Aug 2020
Supporting employees experiencing domestic abuse is the focus of online training available for Shropshire businesses. With the help of county High Sheriff Dean Harris, West Mercia Women’s Aid has partnered with Shropshire Domestic Abuse Service to develop the webinar sessions which will be hosted by Shropshire Chamber of Commerce and open to members and non-members alike. One in four women and...
11 Sep 2019
Up and coming scientists have been inspired to follow in the footsteps of Shropshire naturalist Charles Darwin after taking part in a unique biodiversity training programme. The Young Darwin Scholarship programme is run annually by the Field Studies Council (FSC) from its Preston Montford site near Shrewsbury – the home of Darwin. Experts at the field study centre recently welcomed 15 students,...
Mayor of Shrewsbury, Jane Mackenzie is pictured outside Severnside's Meole Digital Den
14 Mar 2018
Severnside Housing is helping Shropshire people build a brighter future with its inspirational learning programme and Digital Dens.  At an open day, this week Shrewsbury Mayor Jane Mackenzie saw the difference that is being made to help local people reach their full potential. Severnside’s community Digital Dens in Meole Brace and Castlefields offer cyber-style café facilities with free internet...
13 Feb 2018
A Shropshire law firm has won a national award for its outstanding commitment to training.   FBC Manby Bowdler was voted as the winner of the category, which recognised a business that goes above and beyond the usual remit for staff development, at the Modern Law Awards 2017/18.   The firm, which employs more than 200 people at offices in Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, Telford and Bridgnorth, was...
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