Dorset girls’ school invests in inspirational new careers facility

Whether they want to be aSG doctor, chef, physicist or even an astronaut when they leave school, students at Sherborne Girls in Dorset will now have the chance to research their chosen career path and the university process in a bright, modern and welcoming space, thanks to the opening of a brand-new Careers, Higher Education and Sixth Form Centre in the heart of the school. Full Story: Read More

‘Pass it on’: new life for old stuff

SWP reuse TVsFar too many of Somerset ’s unwanted clothes, from suits to socks, blouses to bras, are ending up in the refuse bin and heading off to landfill. So throughout February, Somerset ’s biggest waste prevention campaign – Green Routine 2013 – is urging families with possessions they no longer want or need to “Pass it on”. The average home has around £4,000 worth of clothes, almost a third of which has not been worn for a year. UK-wide, these have a total cost of £30 billion. Full Story: Read More:

Emerging artisan food businesses encouraged to enter Great Taste 2013 which opens for entries on 4th February

Three new Golden Fork trophies havTastee been added to Great Taste for 2013 – the world’s largest and most respected blind-tasted food and drink awards scheme.
Chefs working in delis and farm shops are being encouraged to enter their favourite signature dish; producers making artisan foods using heritage breeds or varieties will be honoured with a special Nigel Barden Award, and one emerging new artisan business will receive valuable mentoring as part of its prize. Full Story: Read More