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Syria rebels 'in push to break Aleppo siege': Rebels in Syria announce an offensive aimed at breaking the government's siege of eastern Aleppo.
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.
World's largest marine protected area declared in Antarctica: After years of international negotiations, Ross Sea in Antarctica will become the world's largest marine protected area.
Moving from ESA to JSA? We are currently running workshops for people need some help with getting their foot on the employment ladder.
Two children die after house fire in Hamstead, Birmingham: The deaths of two children after a "suspicious" house fire are being investigated by police.
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.
'Pre-reg' cars now widespread in UK: Up to a fifth of new cars in the UK are estimated to be "pre-registered" to dealers - potentially skewing sales figures and leaving drivers confused.
Since 2006 over 600 people have successfully moved into employment.
NHS set to miss target on foreign patient costs: The NHS is set to miss a target in England of recovering £500m in costs from overseas patients.
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.