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Hinkley Point gets final investment approval from France's EDF: Investment in the UK's first new nuclear plant in decades gets final approval from the company financing most of the project.
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.
Merkel rules out migrant policy reversal after attacks: German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects calls to change her refugee policy in the wake of recent terror attacks by asylum seekers.
Moving from ESA to JSA? We are currently running workshops for people need some help with getting their foot on the employment ladder.
Girl dies after elephant throws stone in Morocco zoo: A seven-year-old girl dies after an elephant throws a stone that hits her head in a Moroccan zoo.
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.
Syrian Nusra Front announces split from al-Qaeda: The Syrian jihadist group Jabhat al-Nusra announces it has split from al-Qaeda, but the US says it still views it as a terrorist organisation.
Since 2006 over 600 people have successfully moved into employment.
Labour leadership: Corbyn ballot challenge rejected: A judge rejects a court challenge to Labour's decision to allow Jeremy Corbyn to automatically stand for re-election as leader.
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.