News and Releases


Manufacturers and engineers in Rotherham are being invited to a special breakfast briefing where they will hear from the town's leading companies on how they are solving industrial skills shortages.

The event takes place at the Advanced Manufacturing Park on March 19th, 7.30am -10.00am.

Most companies recognise the need to ensure that valuable skills are passed onto the next generation of employees and that business demands puts pressure on investment in training and development. Newburgh Engineering and AESSEAL from Rotherham have found a way to solve that conundrum with apprentices and will be sharing their experience at the special breakfast briefing. They are investing in apprenticeships to help them tap into innovation and fresh ideas. They are ensuring that essential skills are retained so their companies have a long term future. They see apprenticeships as the skills solution for manufacturers and engineers.



Sheffield Information Link (SIL) has become the first independent Family Information Service in the UK to be awarded the National Association of Family Information Services (NAFIS) Families First Award, receiving high praise from the Minister for State Children, Young People and Families in the process.

Staff from SIL travelled to London to receive the award from Rht Hon Dawn Primarolo MP, Minister of State for Children, Young People and Families where she praised them in achieving the very high standards set by NAFIS.

09 Dec


Event - March for Mansfield's Heroes

Date and time - 13th December, 2009 - 11.15am - 1.00pm

Where - Market Place, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

This Sunday will see the biggest Military Parade to hit Mansfield in living memory. Over 250 uniformed men, cadets and ex-service men and women will march into town to celebrate the actions of the people of Mansfield and district in raising funds to establish a permanent memorial to those who have given their lives in recent conflicts.

The Parade, will be led by the Seaforth Highlanders Pipe and Drum Band which will be followed by Forces personnel from the Mercian Regiment, RAF Wittering, RAF Odiham, The Territorial Army, Cadets from the Army, Navy and Royal Air Force, five branches of the Royal British Legion with Standards flying, Royal Marines Ex-Servicemen, RAF Ex-servicemen, Signals Ex-servicemen, the East Midlands Royal Green Jackets Association and the Armed Forces Pension Group.