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Georgia

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Indiya

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Jodie

18 Nov 2016

Jodie Plackett has just completed her level 2 plastering at Derby College, and is now planning to work full time on site. WEST gave Jodie a £75 bursary in 2016 towards plastering equipment. Who or what inspired you? I always wanted to be a plasterer from when I was younger. I was a tom boy […]

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Courtney

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Britney

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Stacey

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Svetlana

19 Sep 2016

Svetlana Shamshoum lives in Rotherham and works as a street lighting technician for Rotherham Council. She has just completed her first year studying for ONC Civil Engineering at Sheffield College. WEST gave Svetlana a £75 bursary in 2016 to go towards the cost of a laptop for her study. What or who inspired you? There […]

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Sophie

16 Sep 2015

Sophie Brooks lives in Bradford, where she is currently a support worker. She has recently completed a level 1 award in tiling, and is planning on taking further qualifications. She was awarded £100 from WEST in 2015 towards her course fees. Why tiling? Originally I thought I’d do plumbing, but there was a waiting list. They had a 12 […]

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Chloe

15 Sep 2015

Chloe Whelan is 17 and was born and bred in Bradford. She has just completed her level 1 in painting and decorating at Bradford College. In 2015 she was awarded a WEST bursary of £100 towards equipment. Why painting and decorating? I was actually going to do hair and beauty, but I was persuaded by […]

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Paula

15 Sep 2015

Paula Bowes lives in Leeds and is training to be a painter and decorator at Leeds College of Building. She was awarded a WEST bursary of £100 towards equipment in 2015. What inspired you to want to be a painter and decorator? I used to do admin work until I went on maternity leave.  I was just […]

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