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Ian Peake New Principal at NSC

Ian Peake New Principal at NSC

North Shropshire College (NSC) is pleased to announce the new appointment of Ian Peake as Principal. Having been Principal and Chief Executive of Herefordshire & Ludlow College since 2004, Ian has a wealth of experience within FE

Hosting firm boosts charity cycle event

Hosting firm boosts charity cycle event

A Shropshire web hosting firm are getting behind a charity bike ride event, donating hosting services and a free website to help get the event off the ground.

Footsteps Staff Take Part in Lifesaving Training

 Footsteps Staff Take Part in Lifesaving Training

Twelve Nursery Practitioners from Footsteps Nursery in Oswestry have been busy undertaking an important and potentially lifesaving course recently. The staff members, who are also well trained in paediatric first aid, with three a

NSC Floristry Students Show off Their Talent for Valentine’s Day

NSC Floristry Students Show off Their Talent for Valentine’s Day

North Shropshire College (NSC) Level 2 Floristry Certificate students, Linsay Farthing and Heulwen Morris-Haywood have been busy adding some extra colour to the Oswestry Campus in time for Valentine’s Day. With the support of Flor

Votes needed to help sporting group win £200,000 in housebuilder’s national competition

Votes needed to help sporting group win £200,000 in housebuilder’s national competition

Shropshire residents are being urged to get behind a gymnastics club to help them win £200,000 in a national competition launched by a leading housebuilder. Persimmon Homes launched its Healthy Communities scheme last May, with

UPS Students Enhance Their Leadership Skills at Outward Bound Centre

UPS Students Enhance Their Leadership Skills at Outward Bound Centre

Eleven first and second year students from North Shropshire College’s (NSC) Uniformed Public Service (UPS) course went on a week-long visit to the Outward Bound Centre at Aberdovey recently. The week was designed to enable the st

North Shropshire College and Derwen Bring New Lease of Life to Glasshouse

North Shropshire College and Derwen Bring New Lease of Life to Glasshouse

Derwen @Walford horticulture students have been working with North Shropshire College’s (NSC) Head Gardener, Nicky Worthing, to re-energise the large glasshouses at the Walford Campus. The project has been hugely beneficial to the

College Launches Taster Workshops for 2018

College Launches Taster Workshops for 2018

North Shropshire College (NSC) is hosting a series of Pre-Course Taster Sessions across all of its vocational areas for Easter and Summer 2018. The sessions are designed to give prospective students an experience of College life

The Telford Centre flushed with success

The Telford Centre flushed with success

Staff at the Telford Centre are flushed with pride after scooping a top toilet award.

North Shropshire College Student Celebrates Selection Success

North Shropshire College Student Celebrates Selection Success

North Shropshire College (NSC) is celebrating the success of Harry Bower, a Level 3 TNS Football Scholarship student who has recently been selected to play for the English Colleges under 18’s football team. The team is affiliated

NSC Beauty Students Experience Competition to Prepare for UK Skills Competition.

NSC Beauty Students Experience Competition to Prepare for UK Skills Competition.

North Shropshire College (NSC) Level two Beauty Therapy students recently took part in a head to head competition in order to prepare for the upcoming UK Skills Contest. The students were examined on their ability to demonstrate r

College Dairy Herd Passes Inspection With Flying Colours

College Dairy Herd Passes Inspection With Flying Colours

North Shropshire College’s (NSC) Walford Campus recently celebrated passing it’s Muller Dairy inspection. The inspection took place on the Walford Farm and was designed to look at the health and condition of the dairy herd, as wel

NSC and RJAH Host Live Medical Theatre Experience for Gifted and Talented Local Students and School Pupils

NSC and RJAH Host Live Medical Theatre Experience for Gifted and Talented Local Students and School Pupils

As part of North Shropshire College’s (NSC) Careers Week, local students and secondary school pupils have had the opportunity to experience ‘Operating Theatre Live’. The programme is delivered by Samuel Piri, a UK leading anatomis

NSC Careers Week a Huge Success

NSC Careers Week a Huge Success

North Shropshire College (NSC) held an action packed careers week last week (Mon 29th-Fri 2nd Feb). The week long focus on careers and progression provided exciting and interactive activities open to both NSC students, members of

Children’s hospice charity aims to raise £30,000 with Snowdon Trek

Children’s hospice charity aims to raise £30,000 with Snowdon Trek

A trek to the summit of Snowdon is set to raise thousands of pounds for an Oswestry charity caring for children with life-limiting conditions.

NSC Annual Spring Lambing Day Preparations Underway

NSC Annual Spring Lambing Day Preparations Underway

North Shropshire College (NSC) is planning for the annual Spring Lambing Day Event which takes place at the Walford Campus. This year the fun filled event will take place on Sunday 25th March, 10:30am-4:30pm with tickets costing j

PLAN YOUR PERFECT WEDDING WITH TELFORD

PLAN YOUR PERFECT WEDDING WITH TELFORD

Shropshire’s largest wedding fayre returns for its 24th year, with over 40 exhibitors all under one roof, providing everything couples need for their perfect day.

Charity partnership announced

Charity partnership announced

Ocean Telecom has announced a partnership with The Movement Centre, a charity that helps children who have a disability that affects their movement control.

Demorilo Management Putting UK Property Owners at Risk in Cyprus

Demorilo Management Putting UK Property Owners at Risk in Cyprus

UK property owners are being warned about a rogue Property Management agent, Maria Lazaridou, whose Larnaca-based company gives access to villas and apartments without the owners knowledge and which has even allowed casual 'tenant

Bulgarian Cosmetics Company Launches in UK Despite Brexit

Bulgarian Cosmetics Company Launches in UK Despite Brexit

Bulgaria's leading cosmetics company has signed a deal to launch in the UK despite Brexit, it has been revealed.

World's First JCB Hydrogen Hybrid Cleans Up Down On The Farm

World's First JCB Hydrogen Hybrid Cleans Up Down On The Farm

With exhaust emissions being targeted by Government, one Farmer in Scotland has found a way to keep the air fresh on his farm!!

Demorilo Property Agency in Cyprus being Investigated

Demorilo Property Agency in Cyprus being Investigated

A Cyprus property agency is being investigated after an apartment owned by a UK family was occupied without their permission.

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Stimulating Maths Challenge Engages NSC Students

Stimulating Maths Challenge Engages NSC Students

North Shropshire College (NSC) Maths students recently took part in an interactive lesson designed to test and develop their problem solving and question interpretation skills. The lesson was organised by Jo Millington – Curriculu

College Seeks Approval for Vending Machine

College Seeks Approval for Vending Machine

North Shropshire College (NSC) Agriculture Students have applied for the approval of a new Milk Vending Machine to be installed on the farm at the Walford Campus. The preparations for installing the vending machine are already und

A New Year and New Apprenticeships at North Shropshire College

A New Year and New Apprenticeships at North Shropshire College

North Shropshire College (NSC) currently has a number of apprenticeship vacancies available, with a range of job sectors from Agriculture, Customer Service, Gamekeeping, Hairdressing and many others on offer for candidates. The va

College Gears Up For Careers Fair

College Gears Up For Careers Fair

North Shropshire College (NSC) is preparing to host a careers event, due to take place on Wednesday 31st January at the Oswestry Campus and Thursday 1st February at the Walford Campus, near Baschurch. Both events will run from 2pm

Ex-Student Author Promotes New Book at College

Ex-Student Author Promotes New Book at College

Former North Shropshire College (NSC) student, Ed Giles recently visited the College to promote the release of his new book “Those with Webbed Feet: All about British Ducks, Geese and Swans” which is being published by Brambleby B

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