Following the success of our annual September Job Fairs: Tameside Council, Jobcentre Plus and Jigsaw Homes are looking to ‘spring’ into action to offer Tameside, and wider borough residents, even more opportunities to access employment and/or training.
On Friday 10th May 2019, Tameside will be running its first ever Spring Job Fair, hosted by Jigsaw Homes Group Ltd.
This will be an open event to all... [continue reading ...]
FREE workshops are helping Tameside residents enhance their digital skills.
Tameside Council’s Libraries and Routes to Work teams partnered together to deliver a ‘Get Started with iDEA’ workshop at the new Ashton Library in Tameside One.
The session was the first of a regular workshop, which will be open to anyone and will take place on the last Thursday of each month at Ashton Library, from 3.30 to 4.30pm. ... [continue reading ...]
Up to 200 secondary schools in Greater Manchester will benefit from funding to deliver digital skills to pupils.
GM Digital Skills aims to get young people excited and involved in learning from a young age, along with building long-term connections between education and the digital industry. Digital business experts Manchester Digital and a consortium ‘GoDigital’ made up of the White Room, Hive and InnovateHer, will... [continue reading ...]
Tameside’s business community
is being invited to have its say on Tameside Council’s budget proposals for the
next financial year (2019/20). We are seeking your views on how we
intend to use our resources as set out in the budget report, available to view
at the following link at item 7c: http://tameside.moderngov.co.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=134&MId=3244&Ver=4
This statutory consultation is your... [continue reading ...]
The Tameside HACK - a Tameside Council-led event series where 11 to 18-year-olds face a series of coding challenges - is back with Tameside HACK6 in Tameside College's cutting-edge Advanced Technologies Centre in Ashton on the 19th and 20th February 2019.
Book your FREE place now: www.tamesidehack6.eventbrite.com
Challenges are set by sponsors from industry, who also provide expert staff to mento... [continue reading ...]
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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 ...]