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DIY and Joinery for women

DIY and Joinery for women

Posted on July 22, 2013 in News

Do you want to learn how to fix to walls put up shelves fit locks? This excellent part time course at the Sheffield College will give you the skills to do your own DIY. 9.30am - 3.15pm on Fridays for 12 weeks. Cost £150 for 12 weeks - probably the…

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Free! Computer classes

Free! Computer classes

Posted on July 1, 2013 in News

Scared of computers? Don't know where to start? This women's computer class is ideal for you. Find out all those computer things that you've always wanted to know including using emails browsing the internet safely sharing photos Run by Women in Construction, Arts and Technology so it's in a safe and…

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Home maintenance classes

Home maintenance classes

Posted on June 30, 2013 in News

WICAT has been running a successful season of home maintenance classes for the summer. Experienced tradeswomen taught hands-on skills to enable local people to do tasks and jobs around the house, including plumbing, tiling, plastering and electrics. The last sessions available now are: Saturday 24 & Saturday 31 August (two…

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Hannah in the Star

Hannah in the Star

Posted on June 29, 2013 in News

Read all about it! Last year's bursary winner Hannah Smith recently featured in the Sheffield Star. Thanks to Hannah for helping us publicise this year's bursaries. Watch this space for information about upcoming winners...

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Furniture Show

Furniture Show

Posted on June 17, 2013 in News

Get yourself invited to the Sheffield College End of Year Furniture Show on Wednesday 26 June between 11am - 3pm In the main atrium, Sheffield City College, Granville Road, S2 2RL. Find out where a joinery and furniture making course at Sheffield College can lead! A wide range of furniture made by…

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New! Volunteer Tuesdays

New! Volunteer Tuesdays

Posted on May 29, 2013 in News

Learn new construction skills for free at the Women's Construction Centre (21 Buckenham Street, Sheffield S4 7JQ)  including repairs to brickwork painting and decorating tiling July - Tuesday 23 & 30 Sessions run from 9.30am - 3.30pm and include lunch. Overalls, protective equipment and tools are provided, but please wear sturdy shoes…

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Learn to bricklay this summer

Learn to bricklay this summer

Posted on April 25, 2013 in News

The Women's Construction Centre (WiCAT) is running a second weekend where you can learn bricklaying skills. They will be sprucing up a disused yard, and building a low wall to create a garden space and make the car park more accessible. They need help moving some materials around. Experienced bricklaying tutors will…

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Meg Munn MP backs WEST

Meg Munn MP backs WEST

Posted on April 24, 2013 in News

Local MP for Sheffield Heeley, Meg Munn, is backing WEST's bursaries and our new website. “I’m delighted to support WEST and pleased to see they are now online with their new website.  I’ll continue to campaign for Sheffield City Region to be first choice for women and girls who want…

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Jill and Ros go west for WEST

Jill and Ros go west for WEST

Posted on April 24, 2013 in News

WEST trustees Ros Wollen and Jill Collins are taking part in a 130 mile route from Liverpool to Leeds over the spring bank holiday weekend to raise money for WEST's bursary scheme. Both women have been training for the event. “We did a 16 mile ride the other week from Barkers…

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