Apprentices – the missed opportunity

Grants and help are available for small and medium businesses (SMEs) in Somerset taking on apprentices.

There has never been a better time to take on an apprentice. According to the government, 502,500 young people started an apprenticeship in the 2011/2012 academic year. Skills Minister Matthew Hancock said: “…my message to employers is simple: apprenticeships make good business sense. I urge all employers to get involved.” Full Story: Read More

Masonic Mini-Bus hand-over

“The Freemasonry in the Community mini-bus was given away to the Weston & District Community Transport group on Tuesday November 6 at the Weston Town Hall. Use of The Hutton Suite in the town hall for this presentation was courtesy of the Chairman of North Somerset Council – Cllr. Terry Porter and Mrs Jan Porter. Full Story: Read More