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Labour revolt puts pressure on Corbyn: Six Labour shadow cabinet members quit, with further resignations expected, in protest at Jeremy Corbyn's leadership over the EU referendum.
Our programme to work with young people who have autism and are still at school is nearing the end of its second year. The programme has supported many young people throughout the highlands to engage with the community around them and to start to think about life outwith school.
Nicola Sturgeon says MSPs at Holyrood could veto Brexit: First Minister Nicola Sturgeon tells the BBC that the Scottish Parliament could try to block the UK's exit from the EU.
Moving from ESA to JSA? We are currently running workshops for people need some help with getting their foot on the employment ladder.
Second EU referendum petition investigated for fraud: The House of Commons petitions committee says it is investigating allegations of fraud in connection with a petition calling for a second EU referendum.
Since January 2013 the Shirlie Project has moved 32% of people on the Try It Out contract into employment and 45% into a work placement. The contract which is funded by the Highland Council enables people to get back to work either with support or just some help in the right direction.
New PM 'should come from Leave camp': Ex-Conservative party leader Iain Duncan Smith says it is "clear" the new prime minister should only come from the Leave camp.
Since 2006 over 600 people have successfully moved into employment.
Brexit: EU spells out procedure for UK to leave: The European Union clarifies how the UK can trigger formal negotiations to exit the bloc following Thursday's referendum.
The Shirlie Project is delighted to announce that we are delivering an employment programme for young people aged 16 - 24 throughout the Highlands. The programme will offer a variety of employment skills including work placements. We have also been approved to deliver 2 SCQF qualifications at Level 3 & 4 in Employability and the Certificate of Work Readiness. Please contact us if you are interested in a fun and lively course that will give you lifelong skills.
We are delighted to announce 4 years funding from the Big Lottery which will allow us to continue to deliver employment services for people furthest removed from the labour market.