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With thanks to Bradford City FC City 2017/2018 Season Tickets now on sale! 2017/2018 Season Tickets are now available to buy in person via the Bantams Ticket Office, over the phone (0871 978 8000) and online – please click HERE. Fans can also visit the website www.teamtwenty.co.uk to secure their place at the Northern Commercials Stadium for next season. Read more here.    

Written on 16th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Employers offered advice on apprenticeship reforms

Employers from across West Yorkshire are being invited to attend a free information session in Bradford on the looming government apprenticeship reforms. The way the government funds apprenticeships is changing. Large employers with a £3m PAYE bill will be required to contribute to the apprenticeship levy, while small employers will now be required to make a minimum 10% contribution to

Written on 16th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Bradford community signs deal with BT to bring high-speed broadband to residents

A partnership between local residents and Openreach, BT’s local network business, is to make high-speed broadband available to 130 households in a Bradford community. Openreach will install new fibre optic cabling and Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC) technology for the project at Burwood Heights, Queensbury. The entire cost of delivering the new technology has been covered by investment from Openreach and the UK

Written on 15th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Housing group opens apprenticeship recruitment

Incommunities has launched its 2017 recruitment drive for its award winning apprenticeship programme. The trainee vacancies cover electrical work and gas plumbing. The apprentice opportunities are open to anyone aged 16 and over who is looking to build a successful construction career with one of the north of England’s leading social housing providers. Incommunities offers a high quality structured training

Written on 13th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

The Bradford Dragonboat Festival

www.bradforddragonboatfestival.co.uk  is a whole community festival that is designed and delivered by volunteers from the community. In fact everything about the Festival is all about the community of the City of Bradford and its surrounding districts. All the participants that take part come from the community. All the acts & performers are local acts who come and perform for free.

Written on 13th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in News

Primary school pupils learn about apprenticeships

Pupils at a Bradford primary school have been learning about apprenticeships with the help of Bradford College. Sam Lawrence, from the college’s Student Engagement and Outreach Team, visited St Matthews C of E Primary School in Mayo Avenue, West Bowling to deliver an assembly as part of National Apprenticeship Week. He was joined by Jack Walsh, an apprentice working for

Written on 10th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Young people in big skills challenge

Pupils from three Bradford upper schools went head-to-head in a building competition organised by Incommunities and supported by the Construction Industry Training Board. The Interbuild Skills event brought together budding builders from Carlton Bolling College, Oastlers School and Grange Technology College. The event aimed to give the year 9 and 10 students a hands-on taster of working in the construction

Written on 10th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Mansfield Pollard sponsor Skipton Girls’ High School’s first-ever award for engineering

Air management experts Mansfield Pollard – suppliers of energy efficient ventilation and sound management equipment to a global consumer base – has strengthened its growing relationship with Skipton Girls’ High School by sponsoring the school’s first-ever Engineering Award. The annual prize giving event recognises the academic achievements and personal triumphs of the higher education students of Skipton Girls’ High School.

Written on 10th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News