School holidays, repairs and renovations.

As we enter September and the new school year commences, it is not just parents and grandparents that are relieved the long summer holidays are over and they no longer need to keep youngsters occupied and stimulated. There is also a huge sigh of relief from the army of contractors up and down the land...... Read more

Contracts manager, Stuart Ford walks us through a work day

My alarm goes off every day at 5.45 am and there is no time for pressing snooze! The first thing I do is jump straight in the shower and then grab my much needed first cup of coffee. I leave the house at around 7.10 am which is about the time my two daughters get...... Read more

Our success is music to Alan’s ears

Our apprentices know him as their dynamic Newcastle College, programme lead, but outside of work Alan Bessford loves nothing more than attending music festivals. With college out for the summer, Alan spent a month at Reading Festival where he helped with the three day annual production. His love for music stems from 11 years working...... Read more

An EGG-Sighting discovery!

We have some exciting additions to the team….It’s a warm welcome our new blue tits who have ‘nestled’ in. One of our regular site litter picks led to a surprise discovery by Eddie Hern from our stores department. Eddie, said: “I work alongside a great team consisting of stores manager, Nigel Deans and storeman, Ross...... Read more