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A PILOT scheme aiming to inspire Tameside youngsters to get into books is already improving reading skills.
The ‘Tameside Reading Challenge’ Pilot began last October, with Tameside Council providing volunteers to read with pupils at six primary schools across the borough.
Informal data has already shown that one pupil has improved his reading ability by two years in just ten w... [continue reading ...]
Young people were challenged to design products which could be used years in the future at a Guide Bridge event.
They were taking part in Tameside HACK5, the fifth in a series of coding and science competitions delivered by Tameside Council’s Employment and Skills team. HACK5 was delivered in partnership with Brother UK.
The two-day competition was held at Brother’s headquarters over 30 & 31 Oct... [continue reading ...]
AD Sprinklers is a Tameside born business that covers all aspects of design, project management and installation of fire sprinkler systems across all sectors. This April, they have been in business for 10 years, and what a 10 years it’s been! From Amanda Ball (Owner) starting up the business herself in 2006, it has gathered momentum and gone from strength to strength, employing over 30 members of staff and 60+ subcontractors... [continue reading ...]
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce can now provide a free skills review service to all businesses in the Greater Manchester area.
The review will cover any training that you feel will benefit your business. Some examples of the training that has been accessed through these reviews are:
NVQ Training and other workplace training
Short IT or Business Related Courses
Various... [continue reading ...]
FOR SALE: INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT SITE
Dukinfield Road, Hyde, Cheshire, SK14 4RS
Freehold with vacant possession
Site area 2.03 acres (0.82HA)
The site has access from the A627 Dukinfield Road and is situated within approximately 0.5 miles of Junction 3 of the M67 motorway.
The site adjoins Hyde Point, to the north, which comprises a high quality industrial and warehousing scheme completed approximately 6 yea... [continue reading ...]
Clarendon Sixth Form College held its official opening ceremony on Wednesday 9th March 2016 between 2pm and 4pm. The new £10 million centre was opened by Coronation Street star, Brooke Vincent.
Brooke attended Fairfield High School for Girls. She then went on to study drama at a College in Manchester. Brooke’s repertoire includes appearing in the cult comedy, A League of Gentleman. She also writes a weekly fashion/make... [continue reading ...]
Brother UK, based in Audenshaw has become the first large business in the UK to receive the most prestigious award in people management: Investors in People (IIP) Platinum status.
The business participated in a survey of the firm’s 180 employees. This was followed by an interview process which measured performance against the nine elements of the new platinum standard.
Brother UK recently won the Northern Power Women... [continue reading ...]
Manchester based property developer PlaceFirst working with Tameside Council has completed the £4m refurbishment and conversion of the Grade II* listed Ashton (Old) Baths. The project has been funded with grants of £1,000,000 from European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and £1,712,000 Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).
The Ashton Old Baths, an iconic Greater Manchester landmark, has sat empty for over 40 years until Plac... [continue reading ...]