100 Women First awards at Mercure Hotel in Bridgwater

100 Women First awards at Mercure Hotel in Bridgwater

AN awards ceremony to celebrate women's successes took place at the Mercure Hotel in Bridgwater on Tuesday, September 14. Members of the 100 Women First project came together for a high tea to celebrate the positives that emerged from a difficult 18 months. Tracey...

Celebrating Men’s Health Week

Celebrating Men’s Health Week

Last week we celebrated Men's Mental Health week as part of our Men4Sedgemoor programme. With the focus this year on mental health, we invited our members along to a team building day at Bridgwater YMCA. A delicious array of pastries from The Purple Spoon Café were on...

‘100 Women First’ exceeds targets during global pandemic.

‘100 Women First’ exceeds targets during global pandemic.

Despite pausing the new ‘100 Women First’ Project due to the global pandemic, targets have already been exceeded.    The project, run by the Sedgemoor District Council’s Employment and Skills Centre ‘Under Construction’, aims to help local women fulfil their...

‘100 Women First’ exceeds targets during global pandemic.

International Women’s Day 2021

WD2021 Under construction/100 Women First and Positive People teamed up for the second time to celebrate International Woman’s Day 2021. Slightly different to last year's event due to the lockdown but just as successful and inspiring. International Women’s Day 2021...

SOMERSET LIBRARIES IPAD LOANING SCHEME

SOMERSET LIBRARIES IPAD LOANING SCHEME

Somerset Libraries, Somerset County Council now offers an iPad loaning scheme in specific libraries, aimed specifically at job seekers and/or anyone wanting to develop new skills. The scheme is designed for anyone – including people who may have little or no...

EU Settlement Scheme: fully funded assistance for employers Employers in Somerset have access to fully funded support through a partnership between the Home Office, Somerset County Council and local charity, Diversity Voice. EU, EEA and Swiss citizens must apply to...

Looking after your wellbeing

Looking after your wellbeing

As the world continues to be a very different place, we all need to look after our mental wellbeing. There are a host of people on hand to support, Public Health have put together a handy leaflet with contacts that are available to support which you can download and...

Top Tips for Staying Connected

Top Tips for Staying Connected

In these strange times we find ourselves in, use of mobile technology has escalated and at the moment it is the main way to communicate with loved ones, our communities and businesses. Somerset County Council and The Education Business Partnership have put together...

Digital Boost

Launch press release DIGITAL BOOST - Founders4Schools and BCG Digital Ventures Launch UK-Based Digital Boost, A Free Volunteering Platform Uniting Digital Experts With Leaders of Small Businesses and Charities Founded by by Founders4Schools and BCG Digital Ventures,...

Skill Up Somerset

Skill Up Somerset

During these unprecedented times - you may wish to consider your own or your business needs. Skill Up Somerset continues to offer support through this period via non-contact communication.