Newham residents honoured for learning construction skills
- Credit: job brokerage scheme Workplace
Seven residents have received special recogniition awards on the first anniversary of a construction skills and education initiative.
Mayor of Newham, Sir Robin Wales, presented the gongs at a ceremony recognising Newham individuals who have excelled on entry-level training or employment programmes through the Lloyds Bank Construction Skills Centre.
The £1 million pioneering project was awarded to Newham Council last year, in conjunction with its job brokerage scheme Workplace, to help residents gain access to employment and training opportunities.
Alfie Brown, Evan Collins, Maria Fitzgerald, Arthur George, Balqisa Hussein, Peak Diwantesa and Afaque Haider Quereshi were all recognised.
Sir Robin said: “I am delighted to be giving these awards to our Newham residents who have been supported into employment by our Workplace team as part of the Lloyds Bank Construction Skills Centre initiative.
You may also want to watch:
“They are great ambassadors for Workplace showing that hard work and commitment can lead to good quality, sustainable employment in the construction industry.”
- 1 Ex-police officer among group jailed for £850k intercept from rival gangs
- 2 Vandal targets St Antony statue outside church in Forest Gate
- 3 Rumours over empty Stratford estate homes quashed in meeting
- 4 Family of man who died after attack in Canning Town pays tribute to a 'loving, generous' father
- 5 'Petrified' cat reunited with kittens after 'pursuit' in Canning Town
- 6 Lewis Hamilton-backed vegan burger joint to open in Stratford
- 7 Architects awarded £300K contract for Stratford Station makeover
- 8 Blaze under control at block of flats being built in Canning Town
- 9 Newham charity hands out 500 food parcels to 'vulnerable' international students struggling with Covid-19
- 10 Woman arrested in Custom House fatal stabbing and shooting investigation