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Welsh Government Digital Inclusion Programme helps ‘harder to reach’ groups get online   /    Rhaglen Cynhwysiant Digidol Llywodraeth Cymru’n helpu grwpiau ‘anoddach eu cyrraedd’ i fynd ar-lein

Apr 14, 2014 07:33 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s Digital Inclusion initiative has supported the creation of three pan-Wales pilot projects which aim to provide ICT support to some of the groups least likely to participate in sessions. The projects will support Black and Minority Ethnic Communities; care leavers and young people at risk of offending; and people at risk of homelessness.

Takeaway Owners Frying High After Pioneering Health Programme For National Chip Week

Feb 20, 2014 16:08 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Takeaway owners in Rochdale borough’s Healthier Chips Scheme took part in a pioneering health programme to pass on more health tips to customers.

£250,000 GRANT AWARDED TO THE WEALD & DOWNLAND OPEN AIR MUSEUM

Feb 10, 2014 12:26 GMT Mindseye Management Sussex's Weald & Downland Open Air Museum has been granted £250,000 by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)/Wolfson Museums & Galleries Improvement Fund. The award has just been announced by Culture Minister, Ed Vaizey, as part of a £4m lift to fund renovation and improvement projects in England’s museums and galleries.

Feb 04, 2014 14:45 GMT Findcourses.co.uk For the second year running, Findcourses.co.uk exhibits at the Learning & Skills Exhibition and Conference in London, networking with L&D professionals, HR Managers and training providers from across the globe in Europe’s leading showcase of workplace learning and development.

Workshop to Teach Aspiring Authors the ‘Write Stuff’

Jan 31, 2014 11:44 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Budding novella writers are being ink-couraged to sign up for a workshop with creative writing expert and published author Robert Graham organised by Rochdale Borough Libraries.

Underwear factory’s bottom line boost

Jan 08, 2014 11:38 GMT Rochdale Borough Council The chief executive and leader of Rochdale Borough Council dropped in on a successful local lingerie company made famous by retail guru Mary Portas to see how it is bringing forward the next generation of textile trainees.

Dec 23, 2013 10:58 GMT Bury Council Voluntary and community groups are invited to apply for funding to help them develop learning opportunities in Bury over the next three years.

Nov 12, 2013 09:59 GMT Mediareach To help South Asians in the UK practice and improve their English language skills for personal development, ETS Global UK has launched a new user-friendly website for the TOEIC tests. The tests are also accepted by the UK Home Office for settlement and naturalisation applications from 28 Oct 2013 onwards.

Oct 29, 2013 12:47 GMT Reflect Digital Malcolm Trotter, Chief Executive of the International Association of Book-keepers, based at Kings Hill, looks at pensions auto-enrolment and what it means for your bookkeeping business.

Free exhibition and seminar programme in business continuity

Oct 17, 2013 11:28 BST The BCI As part of the Business Continuity Management World Conference at the London Olympia between the 6th and 7th November 2013, the Business Continuity Institute is hosting a free exhibition and seminar programme to help organisations to better understand the potential disruptions they could face and develop plans to manage them accordingly.