May 19, 2019
‘A fantastic opportunity to develop my career’

A SPECIALIST mental health charity is highlighting apprenticeships as a route into working in healthcare. St Andrew’s Healthcare is part of the Northamptonshire Health and Care Apprenticeship Partnership, a group of leadinghealthcare providers in the county that has been marking Mental Health Awareness Week. NHCAP offers a wide variety of apprenticeship career pathways in healthcare including […]

May 19, 2019
Airport hails new passenger numbers milestone

PASSENGER numbers have passed an historic milestone at London Luton Airport. It welcomed more than 17 million passengers over a 12 month period to April this year as the airport experienced its busiest-ever April as 1.5 million passengers travelled through the airport. The figures represent a 10.4% increase on the same time last year.  New […]

May 18, 2019
Staff are signing up to funded training courses

STAFF at the Amazon fulfilment site at Ridgmont near Milton Keynes are being urged  to sign up for a programme that offers funded, nationally-recognised training courses aimed at developing their career.  The Amazon Career Choice programme, being run to mark National Learning Week (May 13-19) encourages workers to pursue training and qualifications in fields such […]

May 15, 2019
Aerospace giant eyes Cranfield for its new HQ

INTERNATIONAL defence company Marshall of Cambridge has identified Cranfield Airport as one of three potential locations for its new headquarters. The company has concluded that it must move in order to realise its growth plans and is in early talks with Cranfield as well as RAF Duxford and RAF Wyton in Cambridgeshire. Marshall chief executive […]

May 14, 2019
Dragon Boat Festival: there’s still time to join the line-up

A TOTAL 24 teams have already signed up to take part in this year’s Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Festival in aid of MacIntyre. And there’s still plenty of time to get a team together and join them on the start line. The Festival, supported by Business MK and MKFM, takes place at Willen Lake on […]

May 14, 2019
Campaign calls on SMEs to talk careers in the classroom

A NEW campaign is under way to encourage employers to engage with young people. Give an Hour calls for small and medium-sized businesses  to offer an hour of their time to help young people to be prepared for the fast-changing world of work. The initiative by The Careers & Enterprise Company and part of #GrowingTalentcampaign […]

May 13, 2019
Work to start on multi-storey car park at station

CLEARANCE work is due to begin on Friday (May 17) to create a new multi-storey car park next to Milton Keynes Central rail station. The 700-space car park is being built to meet the increasing demand for parking spaces next to the station. The site, which currently has 150 spaces, is owned by Milton Keynes […]

May 13, 2019
Law firm staff saddle up for charity cycle marathon

STAFF at law firm Hewitsons are gearing up for a two-day, 125-mile charity bike ride – the third annual Tour de Hewitsons. A team of ten members from across the business will cycle between three of the firm’s four offices – Cambridge, Milton Keynes and Northampton – on Thursday and Friday this wek (May 16-17). […]

May 11, 2019
‘An important investment in our engagement ambitions’

THE STABLES Theatre in Wavendon has received a£ 95,000 grant from Milton Keynes Community Foundation towards major improvements to its work with deaf and disabled artists and audience members. The theatre will work with national accessibility and disability specialists including Attitude is Everything and Graeae Theatre Company to create a bespoke training programme for its […]

May 11, 2019
Rowing club seeks business help to boost regatta

ROWERS at Milton Keynes Rowing Club are appealing for help from the business community as they prepare for the club’s annual regatta on Caldecotte Lake. Members have spent the past six years fundraising for a £90,000 project to build a large boat storage unit. The unit is now built but the club now urgently needs […]

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