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2020 Members News!

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​MP is impressed with students’ voices being heard

Students at West Nottinghamshire College welcomed Mansfield’s MP Ben Bradley last week when he called to see how learners were settling in to the new academic year.

Ben was given a tour of the college’s Derby Road campus by the president of the Students’ Union, Lewis Maskery on Friday (22 September). Lewis, whose term as president began this summer, welcomed Ben and explained his role at the college, which includes enabling students to have a voice and opinion on matters while they’re at the college.

How to Secure Public Sector Contracts - North Nottinghamshire

This FREE event focuses on public procurement processes.

Furthermore, it seeks to enable more small organisations to feel empowered about tendering for locally-available work across North Nottinghamshire. It aims to clarify the process involved, as well as showcase where the opportunities can be found. In addition, it will outline the support available and share some examples of best-practice.

Pendragon Training: Driving the mental health agenda in the workplace

Mental Health problems are on the increase. According to MIND, approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. In England, 1 in 6 people report experiencing a common mental health problem in any given week (such as anxiety and depression) but only 1 in 8 adults are currently receiving treatment.

​Fidler & Pepper Solicitors celebrate winning Conveyancing firm of the year

Nottinghamshire-based Fidler & Pepper Solicitors are celebrating winning the coveted Conveyancing Firm of the Year (East Midlands) at the LFS Conveyancing awards.

The firm, which specialises in offering legal advice for individuals in Conveyancing and Private Client matters, has a reputation locally and nationally for developing technology and for its high levels of customer service.

High praise for gold standard apprenticeship service

The apprenticeship business arm of West Nottinghamshire College has been awarded a prestigious national gold standard for its excellent quality and provision.

Vision Business, which holds the largest college contract for apprenticeship provision nationally, is now the proud holder of the People 1st gold standard, which sets it amongst a network of quality providers who share best practice and innovation.

National Backcare awareness week


The National charity BackCare has chosen to focus on children and young people in education for this year's BackCare Awareness Week, October 2nd-6th.

Job Opportunity in Ashfield: County Battery are looking for an Improver

County Battery Services Limited is an East Midlands based business that is long established and well respected within its field of expertise. The company has adapted the Lean Culture which is derived from the Japanese word Kaizen. Kaizen simply means “change for the better”.