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    Young designers’ work on show in School of Art

    YOUNG designers of the future will be showing off their skills at Leek School of Art’s free end of term exhibition next week. Finishing students from Foundation Diploma and BTEC Extended Diploma courses in Art and Design will have their work on show all week in the new William Morris Building, off Stockwell Street. Exhibits…

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    Employers impressed by new Engineering training base

    EMPLOYERS from all over Staffordshire and Derbyshire converged on the Leek Campus of Buxton & Leek College this week to view a new £3 million training facility for engineers. Leekbrook-based Esterchem, Belle Engineering of Sheen, Momentum Recruitment and Training of Uttoxeter and Churnet Valley Precision Engineering Ltd from Upperhulme were among the companies who sent…

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    Leading artist to run summer school in Leek

    ONE of Central England’s foremost artists will be inspiring painters at a workshop run by the Leek School of Art this summer. Lewis Noble, whose landscape paintings are in public and private collections across the UK, Europe, North America, Australia and Asia, will be helping amateur artists capture the beauty of the Staffordshire Moorlands on…

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    After exams – advice on the next step

    As exam season draws to a close, teenagers and their parents are being offered some timely advice on that important next step from Buxton & Leek College. Both campuses have evenings set aside for information and guidance this month for those looking to enter the jobs market or further their studies. And, with education and…

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    AA Rosette puts Buxton at the top table for teaching restaurants

    Passion and enthusiasm are two of the ingredients which have helped the University of Derby’s Fine Dining Restaurant in Buxton win the highest accolade of its kind – and get students jobs with the likes of Gordon Ramsay. “It was clear to see why this had been named as one of the top five universities…

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    Young People offered training in stately style

    A key part of the Traineeship is the work placement and all aspects of Chatsworth business are offering opportunities – including learning Bakery skills to supply the Chatsworth cafes and shops, as a Visitor Guide welcoming visitors to the House and  sharing its story; developing gardening skills by looking after the impressive grounds and gardens,…