Our Regional Partners
European Structural and Investment Funds: The Skill Mill Limited is receiving up to £59,530.75 of funding from the England European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and the Department for Work and Pensions (and in London the intermediate body Greater London Authority) are the Managing Authorities for European Reginal Development Fund and European Social Fund funding through the Growth Programme, funds established by the European Union to help local areas stimulate their economic development. By investing in projects the funds will help to support innovation, business, skills and employment to improve local growth and create jobs. For more information visit: https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding.
September Jobs Fair
The Skill Mill will be attending the next Upstart Enterprise Jobs Fair in Newcastle.
The next Jobs Fair will be held at Newcastle City Learning Centre on Thursday 23rd September. You can come along between 10am and 2.30pm to have a chat with Charlotte and Kay, who'll be representing The Skill Mill. It's a great chance to find out about The Skill Mill and Urban Green's 4 week training programme.
Upstart Enterprise CIC Jobs & Skills Fair
The team attended the Upstart Enterprise CIC Jobs & Skills Fair at Throckley Community Hall. A number of organisations attended, including The Newcastle United Foundation, Inspire Youth Tyne & Wear, and Upstart Enterprise. Charlotte Clarke and Kay Finlay were there to meet young people aged between 15-19, who'd like to take part in our Newcastle Training Programme. We look forward to attending more events hosted by Upstart Enterprise in the future. Contact us for more information, or if you'd like us to attend an event.
Waterway Clearance at Hodgkin Park
The team have been clearing waterways at Hodgkin park. Fallen branches and debris in waterways can be a major cause of flooding, as well as endangering wildlife. Keeping waterways well maintained benefits the community as a whole. Great work by all involved!
Urban Green win four Green Flag Awards
Urban Green have received 4 Green Flag Awards this year. The Skill Mill worked fantastically in supporting Urban Green's ranger team to get the parks ready for judging. The judges recognised the partnership between The Skill Mill and Urban Green, they commented on how valuable this partnership is and they were delighted with our achievements. Urban Green have thanked The Skill Mill, and we are thrilled to be part of such an amazing achievement.
The team have been working towards their AQA awards in Employability Skills. They've recently completely their portfolios, which are outstanding! Certificates are on the way to our young employees, and everyone at The Skill Mill is delighted with their effort.
Partnership Working with Urban Green
Our young employees have been attending weekly meetings with the Urban Green team. The Skill Mill and Urban Green discuss their tasks for the week ahead, and plan future works. Our young employees enjoy putting their ideas forward, and contributing to the group meeting.
The Skill Mill Newcastle Launches Partnership with Urban Green
The Skill Mill Newcastle has launched a brand new project, working in partnership with Urban Green. The partnership has created three full-time contract posts. The project will provide pathways to training, education and employment for 66 young people over a two year period. Find out more.