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Leeds Manufacturing Festival announce sponsors backing manufacturing careers initiative

Organisers of the Leeds Manufacturing Festival, launched this month to showcase the 1,600 manufacturing businesses in the city as a positive career choice for young people, have announced the line-up of sponsors backing this year’s initiative.

Festival to showcase Leeds manufacturing careers in sector ‘hungry for talent’

The Leeds Manufacturing Festival launches next week with a programme of online events designed to connect young people at schools and colleges across the city with some of Leeds’ most innovative and inspiring manufacturing businesses.

Four Derby schools in line for building improvements as academy trust secures £2.5m funding

Odyssey Collaborative Trust, which runs six primary schools in Derby, has won bids to secure £2.5m of funding to carry put major improvement works to school buildings under the Government’s Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) programme. Beaufort, Asterdale and Cherry Tree Hill schools will all undergo re-roofing projects under the scheme, while Springfield School will have new windows installed and Asterdale School will also receive a new boiler.

Building improvements confirmed for 76 schools as Eddisons secures £30m capital funding

Property consultant @Eddisons has secured £30m to improve buildings at 76 academy schools across the UK under the Government’s Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) programme.

MMU scholarships to champion women achieving senior roles in sport

@ManMetUni renowned Masters of Sport Directorship (MSD) course is continuing to champion women’s progression to the top jobs in sport with the launch of a £9,000 women’s scholarship programme for the next intake of the course in September. The award is aimed at nurturing strong female talent in UK sport and has been extended for a fourth year.

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