Category: Archive 2019

Picture caption: Lee Price (left) receives the Higher Apprentice of the Year Award from Hilary Clifford, Vocational Skills Partnership chair, award sponsor. Lee Price has been honoured with a national award for her dedication to learning after her late husband inspired her to complete a higher apprenticeship nine months early. Lee, 59, from Rhayader, was… Read more »

Picture caption: Cambrian Training’s sustainable resource management team with the Excellence in Innovation Award (from left) Amy Edwards, Beverly Treadwell, Heather Martin, Jay Syrett-Judd, Sue Packer and Stephen Dunn. Pan Wales learning provider Cambrian Training’s sustainable resource management team has been presented with an Excellence in Innovation Award. The award was presented to mark the… Read more »

Autumn…the best time of year to start making some heart-warming soup for when those cold gloomy nights start to draw in. With Halloween approaching and pumpkin carving high on the agenda, why not try and make some squash soup of your very own. With this recipe you can swap out the standard Butternut squash and… Read more »

Cambrian Training has six of the best learners and employers at the Apprenticeship Awards Cymru tomorrow (Thursday) night at the International Convention Centre, Wales in Newport. We send our best wishes to finalists Brød (The Danish Bakery) in Pontcanna, Cardiff and their young baker Rebekah Chatfield, Andrew Bennett from Bryson Recycling, Abergele, Lee Price from Rhayader who works… Read more »

“If you are passionate about something, there is nothing in the world that can break that drive to succeed,” says Rebekah Chatfield, a talented young baker at Brød (The Danish Bakery Ltd) in Cardiff. Rebekah, 24, form Abertillery, turned her passion for home baking into a full-time job when she decided to change her career… Read more »

6 of the best butchers from across the globe descended on Sacramento last week to size up the competition for the much-anticipated World Butchers’ Challenge, to be held in September 2020. The team captains, each representing one of the 16 nations competing in the World Butchers’ Challenge, came together for the inaugural Captain’s Run, which… Read more »

Mussels in Welsh Ale To celebrate our great Welsh Seafood and help your cook up a storm in the kitchen for you and your family, why not try out this great recipe of Welsh mussels in a Welsh Ale. Here is a step-by-step guide to preparing and cooking this fabulous Seafood dish: Ingredients 75g butter… Read more »

Just a month after starting a Higher Apprenticeship, Lee Price had to deal with the devastating death of Rob, her husband of 36 years. Support from her colleagues, employer, training provider and family encouraged her to continue training and she completed the qualification nine months ahead of schedule despite being short-staffed at work. Now Lee… Read more »

Picture caption: Director Elen Rees, marketing manager Katy Godsell, Have-a-Go activities co-ordinator Vicky Watkins from Cambrian Training present the netball and hockey kit to Caereinion High School pupils watched by headteacher Philip Jones and PE teacher Catrin Jones. Netball and hockey teams representing Llanfair Caereinion High School have a new set of kit to wear thanks… Read more »

Cardiff’s award-winning Danish bakery and coffee shop, Brød, hasn’t looked back since taking on its first apprentices shortly after business opened four years ago. Founded by Betina Skovbro, Brød (The Danish Bakery Ltd) is situated on Wyndham Crescent in the city’s Pontcanna area. The business, which currently has two apprentices, is growing steadily – 26%… Read more »