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 ...]
Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation (GMCVO) is looking for organisations to deliver the Greater Manchester Talent Match programme is Tameside.
What is Talent Match?
The programme helps young people aged 18-24 years, who have not been in education, employment or training for at least 12 months. Work coaches realised through feedback that some individuals need a highly personalised, holistic approach wh... [continue reading ...]
The Karen Andrew Partnership is based in Tameside, and works across the whole of Greater Manchester and the UK. We are an independent company providing Corporate Wellness & Personal Development support to businesses from all sectors, and provide a cutting edge Wellness Solution for companies of all sizes.
We are delighted to be launching an online occupational health tool, which is competitively priced and allows co... [continue reading ...]
English Fine Cottons is investing £5.8 million to restart production at Tower Mill, Dukinfield, after a gap of 60 years.
(Tower Mill, Dukinfield pictured above)
The company has secured £3 million for the project – a £2 million loan from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and a £1 million grant from the Government’s Textiles Growth Programme (TGP) – in addition to £2.8 million of its own money.
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Tameside Council hosts delegation visit from the Fujian Provincial Government of China
Today Tameside Council’s Employment and Skills hosted a delegation visit from the Fujian Provincial Government of China at Dukinfield Town Hall. The delegation is visiting the UK to find out more about our employment and skills policies, programmes, initiatives and training schemes. The delegation heard about the Working Well Progr... [continue reading ...]
Today is Giving Tuesday and Tameside 4 Good are appealing for your support. Giving Tuesday is a globally recognized campaign aiming to encourage people, charities, and businesses to donate time, money, or their voice to help a good cause.
What they ask is simple, take an “Elfie”, a picture of you dressed as an elf, then tweet it to @tameside4good with #elfie #GivingTuesday and donate £2 to the charity by texting Ta... [continue reading ...]
The business rates appeals system is being reformed to provide a quicker, clearer and more transparent service to businesses. In preparation for the 2017 revaluations, businesses can now have their say on changes to the appeals process until 4th January 2016.
The government and Valuation Office Agency (VOA) consultation sets out proposals for a 3-stage approach: ‘check, challenge, appeal’.
The full consultation can... [continue reading ...]
The 2015 Forensic Science WorldSkills UK Competition came to an end on Saturday 21st November when Chloe Walsh was presented with the Gold Medal by Dr Anya Hunt, CEO of the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences at a ceremony in the NEC Birmingham.
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="561"] Dr Anya Hunt, CEO Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences and Miss Chloe Walsh, Gold Medallist, WorldSkills UK Forensic Science 201... [continue reading ...]