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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.

2014 Young Builder of the Year Awards Launched

Category: Uncategorized 0Post Date: May 6, 2014

Rt Hon Nick Raynsford MP, President of Youthbuild UK launched the 15th Young Builder of the Year Awards today, 6th May 2014.
He said “I’m delighted to launch the 15th Young builder of the Year Awards to celebrate the achievements of young people, who despite having to overcome a range of barriers have succeeded in training for and or gaining employment in the construction industry.
This launch is timely, following as it does on the recent call from the All-Party Parliamentarians’ […]

Sponsors Announced

Category: Uncategorized 0Post Date: May 2, 2014

Youthbuild UK announced the sponsors of the 2014 Young Builder of the Year Awards.
NHBC are our key sponsor for the 15th year.
Skanska UK, Land Securities, Places for People and Orbit Homes have once again agreed to sponsor the Awards.
We are delighted that Toolstation are again sponsoring the tools prizes, having stepped in at the last minute to help us in 2013.
Full details of our sponsors can be found on the 2014 Sponsors page on our website.

Judges Announced

Category: Uncategorized 0Post Date: May 1, 2014

Youthbuild UK announced the judges for the 2014 Young Builder of the Year Awards today, 1st May 2014.
We are delighted that all of last year’s judging panel have agreed to judge the 2014 Awards.
The panel comprises: –

Chair – Stephen Ratcliffe, Director of UKCG
Judy Lowe – Deputy Chairman CITB
Alasdair Reisner, Director CECA
Paul Chandler, Executive Vice President Skanska UK
Rob Lockey, Training Service Manager NHBC

For further information please see the Judges page on our website.

Website Update

Category: Uncategorized 0Post Date: April 30, 2014

We have been re-building our website over the last few weeks and are launching it today.
We hope that the revised format is easier to use and more informative.
Over the next few weeks we will be adding new information and features.