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Italy earthquake: Death toll over 240 amid rescue efforts: The death toll in the Italian earthquake reaches 241 as rescuers continue efforts to find survivors in the rubble of Amatrice and nearby small towns.
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.
Camber Sands deaths: Five men 'on day trip from London': Five men who died in the sea at Camber Sands on the hottest day of the year were on a day trip from London, police say.
Moving from ESA to JSA? We are currently running workshops for people need some help with getting their foot on the employment ladder.
GCSE results show record decline: This year's GCSE results show the biggest ever year-on-year decline, blamed on an increase in retakes in England.
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.
'Unsafe' A&E services halted in Stafford: Children's accident and emergency services at a scandal-hit hospital are suspended after senior staff said it was "not clinically safe".
Since 2006 over 600 people have successfully moved into employment.
Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe moved from Broadmoor to prison: Serial killer Peter Sutcliffe - known as the Yorkshire Ripper - is transferred to prison after more than 30 years in Broadmoor psychiatric hospital.
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.