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Our Final Newsletter

June 30, 2023

After a very successful seven years thanks to the extra funding from the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund, The Norfolk Community College Building Better Opportunities (BBO) has reached its finale. Working throughout Norfolk to support adults back into work, education, training or independent job searching and watching them reach their full potential has been a joyful... read more

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Memory Lane with Norfolk Community College

May 30, 2023

As the Norfolk Community College project comes to an end soon, we wanted to take a look back on our favourite moments and achievements from each year. Read below to learn about the history and success the project has experienced from start to finish: 2017 After recruiting its programme team early 2017, the partnership came together to complete an induction... read more

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The Future of The Norfolk Community College Project

April 27, 2023

The Norfolk Community College is due to end in July of 2023. The project has received a grand total of £4,429,695 of funding from The National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund throughout the project’s lifespan, allowing us as well as the Building Better Opportunities programme to work and support unemployed adults within the Norfolk area for seven... read more

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Celebrational Success with Norfolk Community College

March 27, 2023

The Norfolk Community College Project, led by East Coast College, is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund as part of the Building Better Opportunities scheme; helping unemployed adults in Norfolk back into training and employment. The additional funding has helped the project continue until June 2023, enabling it to provide continuing support to communities... read more

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Norfolk Community College Reaches New Milestone!

January 24, 2023

The Norfolk Community College project has hit a major milestone, having supported more than 1500 people in Norfolk to get back into training, education and closer to or in employment! Since 2017, The Norfolk Community project has assisted adults in Norfolk who’ve experienced long periods of unemployment to learn new skills, get back into work, and find a career they... read more

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Disability Confident with DIAL

November 10, 2022

Do you know that being disability confident could help you discover somebody your business just can’t do without? Through the Disability Confident scheme, our partners at DIAL work with employers to hire and train people from the widest possible pool of talent in your area. What is Disability Confident? Disability Confident is a government scheme designed to encourage employers to... read more

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Peer Group Support and Success with Voluntary Norfolk

October 25, 2022

On Monday 24th October, we held a successful Peer Group session at The FEED’s Waterloo Café in Norwich between 2pm and 4pm, which was hosted by our project partners Voluntary Norfolk. Former long-term unemployed participants shared their triumphant stories back into work with current members on the project, discussing the support they received and how the guidance and skills they... read more

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Preparing for the Cost of Living Crisis

September 28, 2022

As the summer holidays have ended and we slowly begin to enter the festive part of our year, many of us are concerned about the rapid increase in energy and housing bills that has started and which are due to increase again in October and lasting throughout the winter period and beyond. At the beginning of August, news began to... read more

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Education Support with Norfolk Community College

August 15, 2022

Thinking of considering a new career path or looking for the right work for you? Summertime is the perfect opportunity to plan, organise, and prepare for the new academic year. With that in mind, why not let Norfolk Community College work with you to achieve your goals and make the next step in your career journey? Our friendly Training and... read more

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