1 ) Uxbridge lecturer wins award
Uxbridge College Travel & Tourism lecturer Michelle Bradley has won two awards in the London Teacher of the Year Awards 2020.
Michelle won the FE, Further Education College Academic Support Staff of the Year Award, and London FE Member of Staff of the Year Award.
She was recognized for supporting excellent attendance rates, learner engagement, and success rates, as well as building strong employer links, and providing a great learning experience and career opportunities.
2) Businesses fined for flouting COVID-19 rules
Hillingdon Council has issued fines totaling £5,000 to three bars and restaurants who broke COVID-19 rules.
Enforcement officers carrying out routine inspections this month found three venues breaching the rules set out by the government.
All three were operating outside of the 10 pm curfew, while two were found crowded with no social distancing measures in place.
Residents can report any business breaching COVID-19 rules to email@example.com
3) Digital Festival Hounslow
Hounslow are presenting a free digital festival during November.
Over four weeks, 40 sessions will be live-streamed, focusing on a mix of digital, Information Technology, and wellbeing, plus job seeking.
There are online seminars and workshops. Microsoft, Amazon, and Google are involved.
For details go to hounslow.gov.uk/digitalfestival
Santa’s Online Workshop
Christmas is fast approaching. Online shopping is the norm for many. Two Hayes Mothers have taken it a step further.
Emma and Kim have set up a Facebook page called “Santa’s Online Workshop”. It now has over 100 virtual stalls selling all manner of festive presents. Some are homemade, others sourced locally.
Emma and Kim have ensured each stall sells something different. Items include sweets and chocolate, crafts, candles, bath products, books, baby clothes, homemade food, hampers, and many more.
If you have something to sell that is not on the list, you can ask to join.
Over 1,600 people have joined the Facebook page, to browse the online stalls.
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