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  • Macmillan Bake Sale Grand Total
    01/10/2018

     £215!!! and a few Euros...

    Thank you so much for everybody who donated, both cake and money. Macmillan are a charity very dear to us and it's great that so many of you have been generous with your donations. We had some absolute show stoppers this year; a banana loaf ready displayed on a wooden board from Nick at Pentest People, some lovely Key Lime Pies, Rocky Roads and Mint Areo Brownies from our vert own team, Terrys Chocolate Orange cake from Sonia at The Business Desk, Marble Chocolate Cheesecake from Jason at Pentest People and Caramel Cupcakes from Georgina at Rapid Spike to name a few!

    We can't wait until our next bake sale to see what treats are baked up!

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  • Overlap Associates talk the future of children
    21/09/2018

    Kicking off at 4pm, Overlap's visitors started to arrive to hear about what they have planned to help the future for children. After a short welcome from president and chief relationship officer, Lisa Grogan, Counciller, Lisa Mulherin took to the mic to provide a 'Welcome to Leeds' message. Expanding to Leeds is a big step for Overlap and one they are certainly very excited about.

    John Grogan, MP of Keighley, then stepped in to give a warm welcome to Overlap and their speakers for the launch event. 

    Colin Philpott ran the panel which included Meg French the Campaign Lead from UNICEF 'Every Child Alive', Tom Riordan the Chief Executive for Leeds City Council, Katie Schmuecker the Head of Policy Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Samuel Cliff from Leeds Youth Parliament and Brock Hart, Overlap's own CEO. Each person contributed to a fantastic discussion covering young people's voices and influence for the future, alos touching on wellbeing and child proverty.

    We can't wait to see Overlap grow and the work they're going to do for our children's future!

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  • Welcome to Think Employment
    09/07/2018

    This week our most recent addition to the Round Foundry Media Centre held an engagement evening for their new apprenticeship.
    Think Employment have just launched their exciting new 18 month Digital Marketing Apprenticeship which has been designed especially by digital marketing experts.
    A more modern approach to learning adds an interesting twist to the way Think Employment work. By blending regular webinars, support visits, online self-study and informal group work helps reach all the different ways people learn.
    It has taken 12 months of development, making sure every detail has been given thought to help turn people in the city into digital marketers.
    Around 20 representative from businesses across West Yorkshire attended the launch of the apprenticeship to hear Andy Manifield, Chris Lees and Nigel Cliffe speak about the product, and to hear how it allows businesses to train up existing staff and source new blood while using social media to attract new customers and nurture leads through campaigns.
    If you would like to learn more about Think Employment and their exciting new Digital Marketing Apprenticeship please visit their website - www.thinkemployment/com

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  • Mencap Bake Sale
    20 June

    We'll be raising money for Mencap by hosting a bake sale as part of Learning Disability Week which runs from 17-23 June 2019. Pop into our front atrium at 10.30 am on Thursday 20 June to help raise funds for this very worthy cause. Both baked donations and cash donations are welcome! > https://www.mencap.org.uk/get-involved/learning-disability-week-2019

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  • Leeds Digital Festival
    23 April - 03 May

    We are hosting a number of LDF events from 23 April until 3 May. For more information and to reserve your places visit:

     

    https://leedsdigitalfestival.org/ 

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  • Red Nose Day Bake Sale
    15 March

     At 10.30 am on Friday 15 March we will be hosting a Bake Sale to raise money for Comic Relief. All donations are welcome (including your homebaked treats) so we hope to see you in the Front Atrium at 10.30 on the 15th to help raise money for this worthy cause. 

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