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Full steam ahead for former Darlington College student Mark Kilcran

In Adults, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 30th, July 2014

Ex-Darlington College student Mark Kilcran is now a planner at Shepherd, which is working on a £31.5m contract to construct Hitachi Rail Europe’s new vehicle manufacturing facility at Merchant Park, Newton Aycliffe. The 24-year-old, of Darlington, attended Longfield School before studying a national certificate...

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skills support for the workforce

Free courses opens up access to skills development (Skills Support for the Workforce)

In Employers, In the Press, News, on the 25th, July 2014

Jointly funded by the ESF and Skills Funding Agency, this unique project is designed to bridge the skills gap for employees working in small to medium enterprises based in Richmond and Northallerton* The biggest advantage to this project is that the courses are completely...

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British Gypsum award winner for plastering

Trainee Plasterer Wins British Gypsum Trophy

In Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 23rd, July 2014

A TRAINEE plasterer has been rewarded for sticking to his studies. Darlington College student Ryan Connolly has been presented with the British Gypsum Trophy after being nominated by his tutors for his ability and effort. The Level 1 plasterer began his studies last year...

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Is This Fur Real?

In Adults, In the Press, News, on the 14th, July 2014

Within days the unique story reached millions of readers, as far afield as Holland, Hungary and even America. As well as appearing in local national and international newspapers, the quirky tale hit the web and went viral in just a matter of weeks! “I...

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Footballers will be Sporting a New Kit with a Great Deal from MGFA and Motif8

In Adults, Courses, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 17th, June 2014

YOUNG footballers will be sporting their new kit with pride thanks to a unique sponsorship deal designed to boost their self-esteem.   Darlington College BTEC sports with football students will be the first in the region to receive free kit for their studies thanks...

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Landing Their Dream

In Adults, Apprenticeships, Courses, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, University Level, on the 11th, June 2014

Stacey-Lee Davies is heading for the Northern Echo as trainee reporter covering the Teesdale area and will be based at the regional daily’s Bishop Auckland office. Meanwhile Craig Nelson has won a place on a salaried internship programme with the UK’s  biggest independent features...

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