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recommends... Rachel King, Neighbourhood Advisor & Youth Engagement Support Officer at Evolve

The Peak District Rachel just spent a relaxing weekend in a cottage in the Peak District and would highly recommend it. Rachel especially liked the log fire and lovely views of the countryside.

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Wolverhampton. Eric says: “I was very pleasantly surprised by how well I did in the HNC and it really gave me the encouragement to go on and do the foundation degree.

Eric Oakes Bricklayer, Trades Team Eric, a bricklayer with our trades team, not only gained his HNC in Building Construction, but did it in real style with 12 distinctions! Eric, 45, is now following up on his success with a foundation degree course in Construction, studying at South Cheshire College in Crewe for the qualification, which will be from the University of

“Obviously as a bricklayer my work is very manual and active, so I was a bit worried about how I would find the academic side of things – but I loved every minute of it, looking at issues like management and organisational structure. And so far I am loving the new course as well. I think you should make the most of opportunities, and not only was this a new challenge for me, it will help develop my career. “Plus dane have been brilliant. I have had so much support from everyone – not just financially but in terms of flexibility and understanding. I’d like to say thank you to everyone who has helped me get this far.”

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plus dane group Most Caring Housing Association Plus dane group was named as Most Caring Housing Association at the recent Liverpool World Sports Event in Botanic Park, Liverpool. The event involves people from Kensington and Toxteth, and was sponsored by ourselves and other RSLs and community organisations. This sports-based event helped break down social barriers, promote diversity and was enjoyed by all who took part. It was attended by more than 1000 community members and part of the day involved an award ceremony, including that for Most Caring Housing Association – for which plus dane group were honoured with a trophy.

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