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New North Wales skills plan aims to break down silos and meet industry training demands

By |2019-12-04T12:00:35+00:00December 4th, 2019|Features|

BREAKING down silos and improving the connection between supply and demand in key sectors are among the aims of the new North Wales Skills and Employment Plan. Those are the words of David Roberts, chair of the North Wales Regional Skills Partnership, who was joined by guest speakers, educators, [...]

Wrexham Glyndwr University – Take a Tag, Bring a Gift initiative launches

By |2019-12-03T13:02:18+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Education, Features|

TAKE A TAG, BRING A GIFT Festive collections to help children across North East Wales are being held by staff and students at Wrexham Glyndwr University in the run-up to Christmas. The university will once again be teaming up with Flying Start Wrexham & Flintshire for a Take a [...]

Anglesey Christmas Crafter on Channel 4

By |2019-12-03T12:14:56+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Features|

Local Anglesey resident appearing on Channel 4's Kirstie's Handmade Christmas Anglesey resident and jewellery artist, Lydia Taylor, revealed that she has been busy filming in recent months for Channel 4s Kirstie's Handmade Christmas; A crafting competition, hosted by household favourite Kirstie Allsopp, with competitors selected from across the UK [...]

Coleg Cambria and wildlife charity join forces to help reverse decline in hedgehog population

By |2019-12-02T17:29:01+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Education, Features|

COLEG Cambria and a North Wales wildlife charity are working hard to reverse an alarming decline in the region’s hedgehog population. The Animal Care team at the college’s Llysfasi site have teamed-up with Hedgehog Help Prestatyn (HHP) to try and save the popular prickly creatures. They have converted a [...]

News from Wrexham Glyndwr University: ‘Groundbreaking’ conference draws together professionals to tackle traumatic experiences

By |2019-12-02T17:27:18+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Education, Features|

‘GROUNDBREAKING’ CONFERENCE DRAWS TOGETHER PROFESSIONALS TO TACKLE TRAUMATIC EXPERIENCES A ‘ground-breaking’ conference drawing together professionals who help people affected by traumatic experiences has been held at Wrexham Glyndwr University. The event was organised by the university’s criminology and criminal justice team and the Early Action Together programme. It looked [...]

Coleg Cambria and global machinery firm blaze a trail for next generation of engineers with training partnership

By |2019-12-02T17:25:24+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Education, Features|

THE future’s bright, the future’s Kubota orange! Coleg Cambria Llysfasi and the leading agriculture machinery company are blazing a trail for the next generation of engineers with a revolutionary new work programme. The Japanese tractor and heavy machinery equipment manufacturer joined forces with Cambria to launch the Kubota Apprenticeship [...]

Coleg Cambria scores national success at sporting event

By |2019-12-02T17:23:01+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Education, Features|

COLEG CAMBRIA scored success at a national sporting event. Four teams from Cambria competed at the Welsh Colleges National Sport Championships in Cardiff. Stars of the show were the netball squad, who went one better than last year and won the final to be crowned champions. Cambria Druids Football [...]

Flintshire Tourism Association members to rebrand and unite as ‘one voice’ to boost visitor numbers and county economy

By |2019-12-02T07:36:57+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Features|

A TOURISM and business group has unveiled a new vision to attract day visitors, overnight guests and holidaymakers to discover and celebrate Flintshire and the surrounding area. Flintshire Tourism Association (FTA) is rebranding with a new website and ideas including historical tours, promotion of Welsh language projects, improved town-to-town [...]

5-Star performance from Coleg Cambria at Worldskills UK LIVE

By |2019-11-27T17:14:00+00:00November 27th, 2019|Education, Features|

COLEG CAMBRIA enhanced its reputation as a leader in skills and training at a national competition.  More than 500 participants from across the country took part in the annual WorldSkills UK LIVE event at NEC Birmingham over the weekend. Learners and apprentices from Cambria – which has sites in [...]

North Wales recruiters reveal 2020 vision for growth in face of uncertainty

By |2019-11-25T15:53:01+00:00November 25th, 2019|Features|

S2 RECRUITMENT has a 2020 vision for growth in the next 12 months. However, the North Wales based firm says continued uncertainty over Brexit has caused businesses in numerous industries to reflect on hiring decisions while they wait for an outcome on whether Britain will remain part of the [...]

Pioneering Movement Shortlisted For Major Uk Public Service Award

By |2019-11-25T15:50:05+00:00November 25th, 2019|Education, Features|

The pioneering work of a movement which has drawn people together from across North Wales to fight health inequalities has been shortlisted for a major UK award. The 2025 Movement is aiming to end avoidable health inequalities in the region by the year 2025 and includes a wide range [...]

Wrexham Assembly Member Meets Children And Staff At Little Scholars Nursery

By |2019-11-22T11:13:12+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Education, Features|

Staff at a leading Wrexham nursery have welcomed the town’s Assembly Member Lesley Griffiths to their state-of-the-art facilities. Ms Griffiths visited the Little Scholars Nursery, on Wrexham Glyndwr University’s Plas Coch campus, after the nursery and its staff were praised by Care Inspectorate Wales and education and training inspectorate [...]