Yearly Archives - 2014

New President for YBUK

Category: Uncategorized 0Post Date: December 30, 2014

Youthbuild UK are delighted to announce that Angela Smith,  the Rt Hon the Baroness Smith of Basildon has agreed to become our new President.
Prior to joining the House of Lords in July 2010, Angela was the MP for Basildon for 13 years. She is currently the Shadow Spokesperson for Home Affairs and Opposition Deputy Chief Whip in the House of Lords., having previously held a number of posts in Government and Opposition including Minister of State at the Cabinet […]

Brett wins again!

Category: Uncategorized 0Post Date: November 21, 2014

Rugby League Success for 2014 Young Builder of the Year
Brett Barlow of Chevin Housing, the 2014 winner of the Young Builder of the Year Awards, has been selected to play for the Yorkshire Under 19 Amateur Rugby League team.
In his first game for them, a 40 points to 6 points victory over Cumbria, Brett scored 3 tries.

We have been informed that a number of professional rugby league teams are showing interest in Brett, however he is determined to complete his […]

200,000 Builders Wanted!

Category: Uncategorized 0Post Date: October 16, 2014

More Training Required to Meet Demand for Construction Workers
In his address to the Young Builder of the Year Awards, at the House of Commons on 15th October 2014, Rt Hon Nick Raynsford MP, President of Youthbuild UK, highlighted the skills shortage facing the Construction industry. He expained that in every recession training and apprenticeships were severely curtailed and that tens of thousands of older workers left the industry, never to return. Therefore when construction demand picked up a huge skills gap […]

Brett is the 2014 Young Builder of the Year

Category: Uncategorized 0Post Date: October 16, 2014

The Winners of the 2014 Young Builder of the Year Awards were announced at the House of Commons on 15th October
Brett Barlow of Chevin Housing, Wakefield, was chosen as the 2014 Young Builder of the Year. He has had to overcome a series of traumatic family events before qualiying as a joiner.

Brett pictured with Youthbuild UK President Rt Hon Nick Raynsford MP and Baroness Smith of Basildon
Our congratulations to all the 2014 finalists, who have overcome personal barriers to […]

2014 Finalists Announced

Category: Uncategorized 0Post Date: August 26, 2014

2014 Young Builder of the Year Finalists Announced
Youthbuild UK are delighted to announce that the following have been chosen as finalists for the 2014 Young Builder of the Year Awards: –
14 to 16 Year old category
Sam Alexander, Luke Clarke, Orlando Horner, Jake Mawson and Tiffany Treanor-Johnson
16 to 24 year old category
Brett Barlow, Mitchell Bills, Russell Boulton, James Cocks, Ralph Davis, Joe Hayes, Dillon Hutton, Dylan Jones, Shaun Lee, Tommy Lee, Lewis Matthews , Fraser Niven, Vana O’Brien, Jordan Richards and […]

New Closing Date For Applications

Category: Uncategorized 0Post Date: July 25, 2014

Deadline For Applications Is Now 31st July 2014
Applications for the 2014 Young Builder of the Year Awards will now close on Thursday 31st July 2014.
We have received a significant number of requests from potential applicants and their supportng organisations for a little extra time to complete their applications.
There is still the opportunity for you to become the 2014 Young Builder of the Year.
We are seeking applications from two categories: –

14 to 16 year olds still in education
16 to 24 […]

Final Reminder for Applications for the 2014 Awards

Category: Uncategorized 0Post Date: July 3, 2014

Applications for the 2014 Awards close on Friday, 25th July 2014
We are seeking applications from two categories: –

14 to 16 year olds still in education
16 to 24 year olds in employment or training

Could you be the 2014 winner?
George Clarke, Kimberley Beagan, Jake George and Nick Raynsford
For 2014 there is a prize fund of £7,500 and the overall winner will receive up to £1,500 (including tools).Applications open on 6th May and close on 25th July 2014.
20 finalists will be chosen […]

New Chief Executive for CECA

Category: Uncategorized 0Post Date: June 5, 2014

 

Youthbuild UK are delighted to report that Alasdair Reisner, who has been one of the judges of the Young Builder of the Year Awards since 2011, was appointed as Chief Executive of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) in April this year.
The Civil Engineering Contractors Association is the representative body for companies who work day-to-day to deliver, upgrade, and maintain the country’s infrastructure.
 
 
With more than 300 members, employing around 250,000 people, split across eight regions, CECA represents firms who […]

New Judge for 2014 Awards

Category: Uncategorized 0Post Date: May 15, 2014

Youthbuild UK (YBUK) are delighted to announce that Neil Carroll, Managing Director of Toolstation has agreed to join the Judging Panel for the 2014 Awards.
For further information please see the Judges page on our website.
This is an exciting development in the growing partnership between YBUK and Toolstation which began in September 2013 when Toolstation stepped in at the last minute to donate the “tools prizes”.
For the 2014 Awards Toolstation are donating a prize fund of £5,000, with the Winner of […]

UKCG Sponsorship

Category: Uncategorized 0Post Date: May 6, 2014

Youthbuild UK are delighted to announce that UKCG will again sponsor the Finalists’ Trip on the London Eye, which takes place immediately after the Awards Ceremony at the House of Commons on 15th October 2014.
Please see the 2014 Sponsors page for further information about UKCG and our other sponsors.