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    Ex-student Katie pedals her way to glory

    A FORMER Buxton & Leek College student has her sights set on the Paralympics after becoming a national champion in para-cycling. Katie Toft, 23, from Chinley, who was born with Cerebral Palsy, rode to glory in the British National C3 Time Trial in Nottinghamshire this April then followed it up with a win in the…

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    Hair and beauty students showcase skills at Buxton’s Dome

    SUNDAY May 8 promises a visual feast for visitors to Buxton’s famous Devonshire Dome when trainee hairdressers and beauty and spa therapists from Buxton & Leek College battle it out in their annual show of talent. More than 150 learners of all ages will show off their skills to produce a catwalk show using their…

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    Top award for Buxton Sportability

    BUXTON & Leek College students have bagged a top award for putting the ability into disability sport. Their Sportability Club – part of the Athletic Union of the University of Derby Students’ Union – has more than 40 members drawn from the High Peak and Derbyshire Dales area and was named Club of the Year…

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    Students Join Fashion Revolution at Foxlowe

    CATWALK creations inspired by all cultures will be paraded on the catwalk at Foxlowe Arts Centre in Leek when students from Buxton & Leek College show off their talent at the Fashion Revolution Show. A group of 23 students from the Extended Diploma in Art and Design are busy creating garments and accessories based on…

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    Apprentices needed to make their names in world of catering

    CATERING apprenticeships are hot news at Buxton & Leek College this spring as kitchens all over the district are lining up to take on new trainees. No less than 14 local pubs, restaurants and hotels have contacted the college to try and fill vacancies in their kitchens with another four wanting front of house staff…

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    Joiner Joe puts his skills to the test in competition

    APPRENTICE joiner Joe Salt is honing his skills in readiness for the biggest multi-trade competition in the country. The nineteen-year-old, from Checkley, will represent Buxton & Leek College at the Skill Build Competition being run by the Construction Industry Training Board at Stockport College on May 10. He will have six hours in which to…