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Under Construction Update – November 2019

Under Construction Update – November 2019

Under Construction Update – November The clocks have gone back, the nights are drawing in and winter is most definitely on its way. There is so much to look forward to at this time of year and we have much planned. 100 Women First Under Construction, the learning and...

Under Construction Update – October

Under Construction Update – October

October has arrived very quickly after a busy September! After a few technical difficulties we are now able to share our short video about the '100 Women First' project. https://youtu.be/LJi7uvtakZY Our 100 Women Group enjoyed a fantastic HPC Site Tour today. A big...

Under Construction Update – October

Under Construction Update – September

September is here… leaves are starting to turn, the nights are drawing in and apparently the good TV starts! Now the holiday season has almost finished (for most) we are getting back to business here at Under Construction with lots planned for the upcoming months!...

The Nelson Trust opens in Bridgwater

The Nelson Trust opens in Bridgwater

Under Construction were invited to the launch of the The Nelson Trust’s Bridgwater Women’s Centre. The new centre in King Square has been restored by the trust to provide holistic, trauma informed support in a safe, women-only environment. The audience were welcomed...

A Grand Day Out 2 – Diversity Event

A Grand Day Out 2 – Diversity Event

A Grand Day Out 2 – Diversity Event On a beautiful sunny March 27th 2019, Caroline and I attended the second Grand Day Out at Butlins in Minehead. This year the aim was to promote a wealth of issues and barriers faced by jobseekers through fun, informative and...

International Women’s Day / 100 Women First

International Women’s Day / 100 Women First

100 Women First Project – Founder Caroline Derick We chose International Women’s Day (IWD) to hold a very special event for all our 100 Women First. International Women’s Day is always celebrated annually on March 8th – This was perfect timing for our ladies to all...

100 Women First Project

100 Women First Project

The 100 Women First Project was launched on December 13th 2018.  This was the dream of Caroline Derrick, such an inspirational women, mentor, manager and so much more.  I truly believe she can make anything happen. It was the Saturday before the launch, months and...

Women Returners – My story so far

Women Returners – My story so far

Women Returners I cannot believe how time has flown; advent has started with the big countdown to Christmas well underway. My time here at Under Construction has gone from strength to strength, I feel so privileged to be part of such an enthusiastic, passionate and...

Women Returner story so far…

Women Returner story so far…

My story so far... I can’t believe I have just completed my 6-month review - how on earth did that happen? I am having such a fabulous time working here at Under Construction, but now the reality is setting in that my post is coming to an end in just 3 months... But...

Bristol Airport

Bristol Airport

Bristol Airport One of the many perks to my job has to be travelling to different places and venues.  My visit to Bristol Airport was a very insightful meeting with Construction South West where we discussed Planning for growth, Airport development & design and...

Women Returning to Work

Women Returning to Work

I cannot believe how time has flown; I have been in post now for almost 5 months, that’s half way into my contract. My emotions are mixed…happy… because I love the job…sad… as I know it’s ending! However, not going to dwell, as the experience I have gained just in...

Homes In Sedgemoor Partnership Day by Tracey Armstrong-Stacey

Homes In Sedgemoor Partnership Day by Tracey Armstrong-Stacey

Back in May, we were invited to Homes in Sedgemoor’s Partnership Day at the Canalside. The morning started with registration and refreshments and a chance to catch up with friends both old and new. There were plenty of stands from different partners which were full of...