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September 2015

Des Winks Skoda - New Showroom

30th September 2015

Des Winks SkodaIf you’ve been in the Eastfield area recently you may have noticed a new motor dealership rising from the ground.

Des Winks have opened a new Skoda Dealership.

Managing Director, Martin Wray and Sales Manager, Andy Veitch talk about the new showroom, the benefits it brings to Skoda owners and the advantages of being a local business.

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Scarborough Teaching Alliance - School Direct

30th September 2015

Scarborough Teaching AllianceWho teaches the teachers?

Well locally the Scarborough Teaching Alliance are one of the key players and now they are offering a School Direct scheme where potential teachers of the future can learn their trade right here in Scarborough.

Jayne Pepper, the headteacher at Childhaven Community Nursery School which is the lead school in the alliance, talks about the scheme and the alliance in general.

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Scarborough UTC

29th September 2015

Scarborough UTCThis time next year Scarborough will have a University Technical College or UTC providing education for 14 to 18 year old students.

But what exactly will it do, why do we need one and who will it provide education for?

The answers come from:

Tim Englefield, the College Principal; Alan Pickering, the MD of Unison Tube Technology, one of the companies behind the college and Richard Smelt, the HR director at McCains Foods and one of the college trustees.

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Spire Healthcare - Breast Cancer

28th September 2015

Spire HealthcareThe number of women diagnosed with Breast Cancer has increased significantly over the last few decades whilst at the same time the treatments and survival rates have also dramatically improved.

So why are more cases being diagnosed and what impact have the medical advances had on the disease.

Mr Peter Kneeshaw, is a Consultant Breast Surgeon at Spire Healthcare's Hull & East Riding Hospital.

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Wilf Ward Family Trust - Customers and Staff

25th September 2015

Wilf_Ward_775Based in Pickering the Wilf Ward Family Trust was established in 1986 to give relief to carers through the provision of residential respite units and day facilities.

Over the coming weeks we will be looking at the varied activities of the trust and the issues surrounding social care in the UK.

In part one of the series Alex Mullaney meets some of the trusts customers and support workers. 

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Fish & Chips on the move

18th September 2015

quaysideThere are many things that Yorkshire Coast is famous for, the beaches, the fossils and of course fish & chips.

Following their success in the National Fish Chip Awards over the last few years the Quayside Restaurant in Whitby are aiming to spread the word about the coasts fish & chip delights as they take to the road and to the air!

Stuart Fusco from the Quayside takes up the story.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Redcliffe Farm Shop Pumpkin Fest 2015

18th September 2015

Redcliffe Farm ShopSome seriously big pumpkins are invading the Yorkshire coast, ready for October's Halloween season.

It’s all part of the annual pumpkin fest at Redcliffe Farm Shop, Martin Brown from the shop talks about the festival and the history of the farm shop.

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Opportunities for Women in Engineering

3rd September 2015

DTA - Women in EngineeringEngineering, traditionally a male dominated industry with a reputation for being grimy, physical work and often portrayed as an industry in decline, but is that reputation still correct?

We meet the next generation of Yorkshire engineers, four young women who have actively chosen engineering as a career path and are undertaking apprenticeships with a number of companies in the area.

They all found their apprenticeships through the Derwent Training Association, John Brockett from Derwent Training talks about the need for women in engineering and we hear their experiences.


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