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  • One week to go until South Bristol Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair 2020 – full exhibitor list unveiled
    With just one week to go until the South Bristol Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair, the full list of exhibitors has been unveiled.  The fair, which takes place at City of Bristol College’s South Bristol Skills Academy in Hengrove from 11am-3pm on Thursday 27 February, brings together some of the city’s biggest employers, training providers and organisations that support people with apprenticeships.  From public sector services such as […]
  • Local employer shines a light on benefit of apprenticeships ahead of South Bristol Jobs & Apprenticeships Fair 2020
    The South Bristol Jobs & Apprenticeships Fair 2020, organised by Karin Smyth MP, City of Bristol College, Bristol City Council and DWP, takes place from 11am-3pm on Thursday 27 February at the South Bristol Skills Academy in Hengrove, Bristol. It’s free to attend and there’s no need to book – just drop by. With the event just over a week away, Karin heard from employers in Bristol South about their experiences of apprenticeships. […]
  • Karin Smyth MP welcomes first step in building new Advanced Construction Skills Centre in Hengrove
    It’s been years in the making but, thanks to a collaborative effort, the Advanced Construction Skills Centre in Hengrove is one step closer to completion following a turf cutting ceremony at the site next to City of Bristol College’s South Bristol Skills Academy. Karin, who has been pushing for this new facility for her constituents since becoming an MP in 2015, joined new City of Bristol College Principal Andy Forbes, West of […]
  • Local apprentices share their stories ahead of South Bristol Jobs & Apprenticeships Fair 2020
    Compiled in partnership with City of Bristol College and Bristol City Council The South Bristol Jobs & Apprenticeships Fair 2020, organised by Karin Smyth MP, City of Bristol College, Bristol City Council and DWP, takes place from 11am-3pm on Thursday 27 February at the South Bristol Skills Academy in Hengrove, Bristol. It’s free to attend and there’s no need to book – just drop by. With the event just a couple of weeks […]
  • Karin Smyth MP: Why I’m backing Keir Starmer for Leader of the Labour Party
    As many of you will know, I’m backing Keir Starmer for leader of the Labour Party. I’ve touched upon some of my reasons previously but I wanted to expand on this as we near the ballot.  I’m not alone in supporting Keir. He received 88 MP nominations, around three times as many as the other candidates, as well as the support of several key unions and Labour Party affiliates. There is a very good reason for […]
  • Invitation: South Bristol Jobs & Apprenticeships Fair 2020
    Bristol South MP Karin Smyth is again joining forces with City of Bristol College, Bristol City Council and the Department of Work and Pensions to bring you another apprenticeships fair. The South Bristol Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair 2020 takes place from 11am til 3pm on Thursday 27 February at the South Bristol Skills Academy in Hengrove, Bristol. It will bring together employers, training providers and apprenticeships organisations with […]
  • Karin Smyth MP backs Keir Starmer for leader of the Labour Party
    Bristol South MP Karin Smyth has revealed that she is supporting Keir Starmer in his bid to become Labour Party Leader. She has nominated Dawn Butler for Deputy Leader and also supports Angela Rayner. She said: “All the declared candidates for Leader have very strong attributes; and I am confident that whoever wins will rise to the challenge and take the fight to Boris Johnson and the Tories. “I am backing Keir Starmer. “I […]