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  • Hedleys Employability presents…An Insight into Hidden Impairment and Disability 01.03.17 - Hedleys Employability hosts a number of events throughout the year to support employers to be more disability confident. The aim of these events is to break down the barriers employers envisage to employing disabled people. It also offers employers the chance to share experiences, best practices and ask questions. Our next event is… Click here to […]
  • Sam on the ball Edward and Sam named in England’s Powerchair World Cup squad 23.02.17 - The Percy Hedley Foundation is delighted that Northern Thunder Powerchair Football stars Edward Common and Sam Smith have been selected to represent England at the 2017 FIPFA World Cup. Ed, 22, from Hexham and Sam, 17, from Wylam, were named in head coach Colin George’s eight-man squad for the tournament, which takes place in Florida […]
  • Snowdog PHS Tyne Tail Jack’s stay at Percy Hedley School 21.02.17 - Great North Snowdog Tyne Tail Jack has been spending some time with children at Percy Hedley School recently. Tyne Tail Jack is one of 61 big dogs decorated by local artists and school children. He was bought at a charity auction by local company North, which raised over £250,000 for St Oswald’s Hospice. You may […]
  • Employability LOGO Purple-page-001 Hedleys Employability: Review of 2016 17.02.17 - 2016 was another successful year for Hedleys Employability. We got straight back into the swing of things in January, engaging with new employers and completing a host of three way agreements. We engaged with 19 new employers in January alone, with approximately 99 new employers engaged by the end of 2016. Networking at its best! […]

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