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Record Impact for 2017/18

Between 1st August 2017 and 30th July 2018 we have supported a record number of 930 service users accessing our programmes! 76 families accessing the Disability Coordinator in NPT 31 NEET young people accessing Traineeships 190 jobseekers accessing the Employability

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Why I transferred back to Dorset County Council as a Foster Carer

Amanda has been fostering for 10 years. She has 4 children of her own now aged 19, 15, 12 and 5 and is currently fostering a 13 year old boy. Amanda was originally approved as a Dorset County Council carer

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NPT Business Awards: WREC picks up two awards

Businesses from across the County Borough were recognised and rewarded on Thursday June 7th at Swansea Bay Radio’s inaugural Neath Port Talbot Business Awards. The event took place at The Towers Hotel & Spa, Jersey Marine and was sponsored by

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Foster In Dorset Joins LGBT Bourne Free Party!

On Saturday 14th July Foster In Dorset is attending LGBT Bourne Free in Bournemouth. Starting at 12:30pm at the Band Stand, the sell-out event will host lots of stalls in Lower Gardens. Foster In Dorset is promoting fostering as a

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WREC receives Bronze Armed Forces Covenant Award

WREC has received the Bronze Armed Forces Covenant Award, thanks to it’s commitment to the armed forces. The Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) encourages employers to support defence and inspire others to do the same. The scheme encompasses bronze, silver

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Calls for Government Bailouts for Failing Colleges to end

Further Education college bailouts have cost the UK taxpayer £140 million since 2015 on propping up colleges facing extreme financial difficulties.  Exceptional financial support for colleges in financial difficulty was launched by the former Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

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Foster Care Fortnight 3km Raising Walk

This weekend 37 people took part in a fundraising walk in Poundbury, Dorset, organised by Whitehead-Ross Education and Consulting as part of Foster Care Fortnight.  The 3km walk around the Poundbury Estate concluded with a fundraising raffle, which was supported

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News Release: Improving Access to Staff Training

Research undertaken by Whitehead-Ross Education and Consulting in West Sussex has revealed that whilst many small businesses access staff training and development opportunities, many feel there is a lack of information and inflexibility to meet their needs. The research, undertaken

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Financial Lifeline for Youth Clubs

Two Swansea youth clubs have been given a financial lifeline, thanks to funding from the Big Lottery Fund. Skewen-based Whitehead-Ross Education and Consulting took over the running of Clydach and Pontarddulais Youth Clubs from the City and County of Swansea

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Never too old to learn!

By Racheal Goodenough, Adult Community Learning Tutor I would like to introduce one of my learners who is currently on the iPad for beginner’s course at the Central Library in Swindon. Kenneth Sherwin is 93 years old this year!  I

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