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Leek Schools Careers Fair

A great opportunity for you to have a stall at our amazing Careers Fair and engage with your future employees.

Following the success of last year’s event, Leek High School and Westwood College are once again holding their Careers Fair at 2.00pm on Thursday 17th October 2019 at Moorlands House, Stockwell Street, Leek, ST13 6DP.

NEW Employment Support Offer

Talent Match Staffordshire now provides employment support to both young people and adults, aged 16 – 30, who are out of work, and live in the Lichfield or Cannock Chase Districts.

Funded by the European Social Fund (ESF), “learners” can access up to 10 weeks of 1-2-1 support and supplementary group sessions to move closer to the workplace.  

1-2-1 support is tailored to meet individual needs and support each “Learner” to achieve their goals.

Friends2Friends Burton Support Group

Friends2Friends are a charity supporting adults with learning difficulties and other vulnerable adults.

Our aim is to help our members make friends and learn skills needed to to be part of their local communuity.

Group meetings start on Tuesday 1st October 11am to 1pm at the Burton Caribbean Association and will then run every Tuesday.

For more information phone 07800 576 645 or email f2friendscharity@gmail.com

COUNCIL PLEDGES VOLUNTARY SECTOR SUPPORT

A commitment to work shoulder-to-shoulder with the voluntary sector in Newcastle-under-Lyme has been signed by the Borough Council.

Cllr. Simon Tagg, the Leader of the Council, put pen to paper on the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Pledge outside the Guildhall in Newcastle town centre.

He was joined at the signing by Garry Jones the Chief Executive of Support Staffordshire.

The Borough Council has become one of the first district authorities in the county to sign the pledge.

New look Hanley VI Hub – Drop in

Beacon has officially reopened the VI Hub in Hanley – previously known as RNIB Resource Centre – and is hosting a Drop-in session.

We want to invite you to come along and celebrate and see our new look Hub at Albion Street, Hanley on Wednesday 1st May from 1pm. We will be providing free tea and cheesy oatcakes in honour of Staffordshire Day.

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