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Leading business support organisation will have a ‘Mutiny’ on its hands in 2020

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A LEADING business support organisation could have a mutiny on its hands in 2020. The Enterprise Hub - a collaboration between Menter Môn and M-SParc in Gaerwen - has launched Miwtini, a new business start-up programme for people in Conwy, Denbighshire, Anglesey and Gwynedd. The Miwtini programme will be [...]

Year of celebration for recruitment firm marking four decades in business

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A RECRUITER celebrating four decades in business has big ideas for the year ahead. 2019 was a memorable one for the team at North Wales recruitment firm, Supertemps. The Colwyn Bay and Anglesey-based group, which unveiled a new Bangor office just weeks ago, has taken on new staff in [...]

Swimming student targets Commonwealth Games after silver success

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A BUOYANT student is targeting the Commonwealth Games after achieving swimming silver at a national competition. Elena Morgan, from Connah’s Quay, finished a close second behind veteran Alys Thomas at the National Short Course Championships at Wales’ National Pool in Swansea. Thomas – herself a medallist at the last [...]

Sixth Form academic mentoring scheme launched

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A new academic mentoring programme has been launched for Sixth Form pupils at Rydal Penrhos. Each pupil in Years 12 and 13 will have a teacher assigned to them, which is not their form tutor to monitor academic progress and offer assistance as and when required. Sixth Formers will [...]

News from Wrexham Glyndwr University – CEO to talk about work, whisky, and Wales in lecture at Wrexham Glyndwr University

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CEO TO TALK ABOUT WORK, WHISKY, AND WALES IN LECTURE AT WREXHAM GLYNDWR UNIVERSITY A Chief Executive who helped build Penderyn whisky into one of Wales’ leading brands is to talk about work, whisky – and the company’s plans for North Wales –in a university lecture this month. Stephen [...]

News from Wrexham Glyndwr University – Researcher seeks real world data to develop AI landmine clearance

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WREXHAM GLYNDWR UNIVERSITY RESEARCHER SEEKS REAL WORLD DATA TO DEVELOP AI LANDMINE CLEARANCE A landmine research project which aims to develop an artificial intelligence approach to mine clearance is being developed at Wrexham Glyndwr University. The project – which is currently in its developmental stages – is being developed [...]

Coleg Cambria super six to compete for places at Shanghai ‘skills Olympics’

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Coleg Cambria will compete for places at the ‘skills Olympics’ in Shanghai next year. Six learners from the north east Wales college have made the Long Squad for Worldskills. The list is made up of 137 apprentices who will now join the event’s talent programme to try to secure [...]

North Wales college launches new dog grooming academy and salon

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COLEG CAMBRIA has launched a new a dog grooming salon and training academy. The Collar and Comb Dog Grooming Academy at the north east Wales college’s Llysfasi site will be formally unveiled with a seminar hosted by Julie Harris, co-founder of The Groomer’s Spotlight website. With more than 35 [...]

Pre-School now accepting children aged two

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Rydal Penrhos’ Pre-School department is now accepting children from aged two. Those wishing to attend the Prep School can now do so from an earlier age than in previous years thanks to a significant investment in equipment in order to make the transition to accommodate this particular age group. [...]

COLEG CAMBRIA and North Wales Police have joined forces to launch a new traineeship scheme

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The programme is aimed at prospective PCSOs (Police Community Support Officer) aged 18 above and will blend education at the college’s Deeside site with on-the-job training. The pilot scheme will be class-based for the first month, then the learners will “buddy-up” with a working PCSO on the beat in [...]