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Andrew Griffiths MP: More than 2,500 jobs on offer at tomorrow’s Jobs Fair
Andrew Griffiths MP: More than 2,500 jobs on offer at tomorrow’s Jobs Fair
Thursday 28th September 2017 (Andrew Griffiths)
  There will be more than 2,500 positions on offer at the Burton and Uttoxeter Jobs Fair, being held tomorrow at the Pirelli Stadium. The fair is the biggest of its kind in Burton and is now in its seventh year.  It is organised by Burton’s MP Andrew Griffiths in conjunction with Burton and District Chamber of Commerce and Burton Jobcentre Plus. Companies attending the fair include the area’s biggest...
MP holds bridge crisis talks with council chief and contractors
MP holds bridge crisis talks with council chief and contractors
Tuesday 26th September 2017 (Andrew Griffiths)
Burton’s MP Andrew Griffiths has held crisis talks with Staffordshire County Council Chief Executive John Henderson about the work on St. Peter’s Bridge. Mr Griffiths and Mr Henderson visited the bridge and spoke to the contractors Amey who were working on site. Andrew said: “Whilst I recognise the repairs to St. Peter’s Bridge are urgent and vital, the impact that the work is having on local...
Burton and Uttoxeter’s MP: Opportunities for young people available at this year’s Jobs Fair!
Burton and Uttoxeter’s MP: Opportunities for young people available at this year’s Jobs Fair!
Monday 25th September 2017 (Andrew Griffiths)
This year’s Burton and Uttoxeter Jobs Fair has some fantastic opportunities available for young people. There will be apprenticeships on offer at the area’s leading employer JCB, as well as other apprenticeships in the building trade with Chameleon School of Construction.  Burton and South Derbyshire College will also be on hand to offer advice on apprenticeships and earning while you learn. The Jobs Fair...
Andrew Griffiths MP welcomes £2.5 million boost in funding for local schools
Andrew Griffiths MP welcomes £2.5 million boost in funding for local schools
Friday 22nd September 2017 (Andrew Griffiths)
  Burton and Uttoxeter’s MP, Andrew Griffiths, has welcomed the news that local primary schools are set to receive, in total, an extra £2.5 million in their annual budgets. In July, the Education Secretary, Justine Greening MP, announced that the Government was to boost the schools budget by £1.3 billion in addition to existing planned spending increases. But it wasn’t until recently that the...
Andrew Griffiths MP joins Burton Specsavers 25th birthday celebration
Andrew Griffiths MP joins Burton Specsavers 25th birthday celebration
Monday 18th September 2017 (Andrew Griffiths)
On Saturday 16th September Specsavers in Burton celebrated 25 years in the town and to mark the occasion the opticians was raising money for their national charity for this year, the Royal National Institute for Blind People, as well as Guide Dogs for the Blind.   Specsavers staff had been hard at work baking cakes which were sold in aid of the two charities, as well as putting on a raffle and a tombola too....
Burton’s biggest jobs fair back for a seventh year
Burton’s biggest jobs fair back for a seventh year
Thursday 14th September 2017 (Andrew Griffiths)
Burton’s biggest jobs fair is back for 2017, and will be on Friday 29th September at the Pirelli Stadium. The jobs fair is now in its seventh year, and is organised by local Member of Parliament Andrew Griffiths, in conjunction with Burton Jobcentre Plus and Burton and District Chamber of Commerce. Andrew said: “I am delighted to announce that Burton and Uttoxeter Jobs Fair is back. ...

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