Central England

Latest stories from the region:

  • A team of employees from Ricoh UK went to the Dragons’ Den to ask for the £1,500 seed funding and the support of members of the board at Ricoh UK.
  • A series of special events in Cambridge has generated £5,000 to support youth charity The Prince’s Trust and help local young people get into work.
  • In and out of care, Jared Kirby left school with no qualifications, was homeless and even spent time in prison. Fast forward to today, and Jared is working full-time in the hospitality sector and feeling optimistic about the future.
  • Influential supporters from across Central England came together for a special dinner in the House of Lords last night, to hear about the challenges facing young people.
  • Our partnership with London Luton Airport has supported more than 100 unemployed young people gain the skills and confidence they need to secure jobs.
  • The winners of the West Midlands Million Makers competition 2015, Dee Set, smashed their initial target, raising an incredible £18,539 to help support disadvantaged young people.
  • A team of graduates from Barratt Developments pitched to a Dragon’s Den style panel, as part of their Million Makers challenge this year, in a bid to secure seed-funding of £1,500.
  • Higgs & Sons, a law firm based in the Black Country, have raised over £27,000 for the Prince’s Trust in the past two years through a range of fundraising challenges.
  • Young People from The Prince's Trust Fairbridge Programme are taking part in a natural horsemanship course with Kingdom Horse, a centre that works with horse understanding their language and the way they communicate.
  • Spencer Bloomfield of Yolo Food Company won the BQ West Midlands award and has been invited to compete for the BQ National Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year.

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