Latest updates and stories from Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce and its Members

Central Beds Council publishes Procurement Pipeline

Central Bedfordshire Council has published its Procurement Pipeline.  The document is a forward look at the goods and services Central Bedfordshire Council intends to procure over the coming years. The Procurement Pipeline covers procurement over £10,000 in value.

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Consultation on plans for Bedford Technical Academy

Bedford College is proposing to open a brand new Technical Academy in September 2015 focusing on specialist technical training in science, service and creative technologies.

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Working with universities

Could your business work with universities to a greater degree?   Central Bedfordshire Council is asking managers of local businesses to take part in a survey which begins on 19th August 2013.

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Wheels2Work

Do you have employees who find it hard to get to work, education or training due to lack of transport or difficulties with public transport? Wheels2Work is a scheme that helps people in the Central Bedfordshire area (focusing on Houghton Regis, Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard) to get a loan for a bike or scooter, allowing them to get to work and get fit.

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UTC holds Open Day

Are you, or do you know, a young person interested in a career in science, engineering or design?   The University Technical College of Central Bedfordshire is holding a Careers and Open Day on Saturday 26th January between 10am-4pm where you can learn more about Year 10 options and progression routes available through the UTC.

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Chewing the CAD: University Technical College of Central Bedfordshire publish latest newsletter

Central Bedfordshire University Technical College opened in September 2012 to a Post 16 cohort, and will welcome its first Year 10 students in September 2013.

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