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Champion Peter successfully defends Welsh Young Butcher title

Champion Welsh Young Butcher Peter Rushforth successfully defended his title after a closely fought final where the high standard of butchery was praised by the judges. Rushforth, 20, from Swans Farm Shop, Treuddyn, Mold, went into the final at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair...

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Gold medallist Matthew is butchery WorldSkills UK champion

Talented North Wales butcher Matthew Edwards celebrated his greatest achievement to date by winning the Butchery WorldSkills UK National Competition on Saturday. Matthew, 23, who works for Vaughan’s Family Butchers, Penyffordd, near Chester, was awarded the gold medal after two days of tough competition...

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Welsh first for apprentice fishmonger Sarah

A woman who gave up a job selling advertisements for the Glasgow Herald newspaper to start her own business in Wales has been described as “a shining example of Welsh fish mongering at its best”. Sarah O’Connor, who runs The Fabulous Fish Company at...

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**EVENT** The future of Apprenticeships in Wales

TUESDAY, 2ND FEBRUARY 2016 CENTRAL CARDIFF THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED Guest of Honour: Michael Davis, Chief Executive, UK Commission for Employment and Skills Timed to follow the Welsh Government’s response to their ongoing consultation on reforming the Apprenticeship model in Wales, this seminar...

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Butchery makes the WorldSkills cut thanks to Cambrian Training Company

Award-winning learning provider Cambrian Training Company has demonstrated successful partnership working to get butchery adopted as a WorldSkills UK National Competition for the first time this year. Now the innovative Welshpool-based company is in contention to win a major award at the Apprenticeship Awards...

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