Music for the Mind: Get involved to raise funds and awareness

Music for the Mind is a fundraising initiative in aid of local Mind charities conceived by Richard Lowe, who runs a local training company. Richard’s brother, James, took his own life following a period of mental ill health, before his untimely death, aged just 30 years old. Music for the Mind has two goals: to raise much-needed funds and to raise mental health awareness. Full story: Read more


Best ever high grades achieved by Strode College students

With the best ever high grades achieved at Strode College for A Levels and advanced level vocational qualifications, and another outstanding set of results, students and staff have plenty to celebrate. Over 600 students completed courses at Strode this summer and many returned to college to celebrate their excellent results with friends and staff and to look forward to exciting times ahead. Full story: Read more

Chamber highlights apprenticeship opportunity for school leavers

Somerset Chamber is encouraging school leavers to consider the wealth of apprenticeships on offer within the county, providing a valuable opportunity to gain new skills and ‘earn while they learn’. Speaking on A Level results day, Somerset Chamber Chief Executive, Dale Edwards, said, “Our congratulations to all those students across the county who have been successful in their A Levels. Full story: Read more