DIY SOS’s Mark Millar Returning To East Yorkshire’s Biggest Construction Event

DIY SOS’s Mark Millar Returning To East Yorkshire’s Biggest Construction Event
September 7, 2019

The region’s biggest co-located construction trade and careers event will be returning to Bishop Burton College in October, backed by BBC DIY SOS’s Mark Millar.

Foundations Live, a networking trade show combined with an interactive careers event for people of all ages, will return to Bishop Burton College’s Equine Arena on Wednesday, October 2nd, hosting construction professionals and students from across the Humber region and beyond. Created and hosted by Hobson & Porter, the event is now in its fourth year and continues to grow in popularity and size.

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Biggest Foundations Live Event Yet Brings Skills Debate To Region

Biggest Foundations Live Event Yet Brings Skills Debate To Region
October 17, 2018

Foundations Live, the region’s biggest co-located construction trade and careers event, took place for the third time this month. As an event, it attracted by far the biggest audience yet, with over 1,000 people in attendance across the day. 

The event saw hundreds of industry professionals and schools visit Bishop Burton College’s equine arena, which hosted more than 70 companies exhibiting products and services and advising hundreds of students on how to gain a route into the workplace.  

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Construction Trade And Careers Event Returns For Third Year

Construction Trade And Careers Event Returns For Third Year
August 30, 2018

Foundations Live, the region’s biggest co-located construction trade and careers event, will be hosted for the third time this year on 10th October at Bishop Burton College, East Riding of Yorkshire.

The event, held in partnership with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), will address an increasing demand in skills and employment in the region’s workplaces. It is estimated more than 9,000 jobs in the sector will be available in the next five years, with total growth in the Yorkshire and Humber region forecast at 1.1%.

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New-Build Care Home Creates Prominent Landmark In Beverley Parklands

New-Build Care Home Creates Prominent Landmark In Beverley Parklands
November 11, 2017

Beverley Parklands Care Home, the new 73-bed residential care facility developed by East-Yorkshire based care provider Yorkare Homes welcomed its first residents at the end of September.

The facility, which occupies a prominent position by the A1174 to the South-East corner of the town, is a triumph of traditional build techniques, cutting-edge architecture and a unique, high-end fit-out which is individually tailored for those with specific health needs.

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Construction Trade And Careers Event is a Big Success

Construction Trade And Careers Event is a Big Success
October 5, 2017

Construction trade and careers event, Foundations Live 2017, was a resounding success, following its second year.

The event is a collaboration between construction firm Hobson & Porter, Jewson and Bishop Burton College – a long-standing partner of Hobson & Porter, which hosted the event in its equine arena. The college’s construction department experiences year-on-year growth and Foundations Live is becoming an important date in its calendar.

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College Students Take Part In Supplier Exhibition Organised By Local Businesses

College Students Take Part In Supplier Exhibition Organised By Local Businesses
March 30, 2017

Construction students at Bishop Burton College have been given a showcase of industry leading products by national suppliers and businesses.

An exhibition took place at the college featuring a visit from leading interior lining supplier British Gypsum. The visit was organised and co-ordinated in partnership by Hull-based construction firm Hobson & Porter and UK materials supplier Jewson.

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