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2008-07-03 00:00:22

A Pioneering course launched by Cheshire College which offers pupils the chance to work in the food industry while studying is proving a success. The Young Apprenticeship in Food Manufacture is open to school pupils aged 14 to 16. Awarded by Improve, the food and drink sector skills council, the scheme provides an alternative to traditional academic education by providing students with industry-recognised vocational qualifications. James Yuill, a 15-year-old pupil at Sir William Stanier...

2008-06-25 15:02:53

By Daniel Barbarisi A steel-fabrication company is teaming with Providence to train workers in the field. This story of statewide business interest previously appeared in a local news section. PROVIDENCE -- Michael Caparco Sr. pointed to several huge steel beams lying side by side in the long bays of his Capco Steel complex. "What you see here is Blue Cross," he said, referring to the health insurer's new headquarters building under construction downtown. "It doesn't get much...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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