Tameside Council have just completed the first Borough focused business survey since 2012. With resources reduced due to cuts, it has become more important than ever get as broad an understanding of the local business community as possible. Just over 500 of our businesses completed the survey, giving a solid base of information.
The survey shows that the economic upturn of the last couple of years has benefitted Tameside ... [continue reading ...]
There are often a number of barriers which young people face when seeking employment. Be it a lack of experience, knowledge or qualifications.
But how do young people gain these skills without being given the chance to develop them?
There are currently 276 Tameside young people, aged 16-18 years old who are not in employment, education or training. A lot of these individuals are actively looking for work, and just nee... [continue reading ...]
Truck Craft Bodies design and build truck bodies; from Luton and Box Vans, to Curtainsider Trucks and Dropsider bodies for ranges such as DAF, Mercedes-Benz, Ford, Scania and Renault and many more.
Truck Craft Bodies Ltd was established in Tameside since 2003 over the past 12 years they have built a solid reputation and their team of highly skilled technicians work with their customers’ right through, from design to d... [continue reading ...]
Millbrook Primary has been named one of the top schools in the country. This is not the first time the school has been recognised for its outstanding work.
The school has been judged outstanding by Ofsted, not once but twice. Millbrook was among only 187 primary schools (out of 17,000) in England to attain Key Stage 2 results where 100% of pupils achieved level 4b or above in maths, reading and level 4 or above in writ... [continue reading ...]
Employers Needed for Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce Careers Fairs.
The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is holding three Careers Fairs in March 2016. The ‘Your Future Careers Fairs’ give young people the opportunity to meet businesses and try various have-a-go activities giving individuals a flavour for working in a specific industry. There will be a range of employees which will give honest feedback on wh... [continue reading ...]
Seven Tameside College students have had the opportunity to complete an internship with Tameside Hospital. The opportunity was created through the Supported Internship Scheme which was developed by the government to assist young people, aged between 16 and 24 with learning difficulties or disabilities find work placements.
The students had the opportunity to experience different areas of the hospital including: patholog... [continue reading ...]
Are you up for the #PaintedPink challenge? Last year #PaintedPink raised £4,554.21. This year we’re aiming for #PaintedPink16 to raise £10,000. We’re setting the challenge of getting 100 businesses, schools and community groups to each raise £100!
Friday 12th and Saturday 13th February is Tameside 4 Good’s annual #PaintedPink campaign. We ask schools, community groups and businesses to make a pink sp... [continue reading ...]
Steven Pleasant, Chief Executive of Tameside Council has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's 2016 New Year Honours list. Steven received the award for his outstanding work and dedication to supporting asylum seekers which he leads on behalf of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and Chairs the North West Partnership.
Steven Pleasant, Chief Executive of Tameside Council said, ' I am honoured to receive this award on... [continue reading ...]