Plymouth Sound National Marine Park
Councillor Sue Dann - Will be providing an update on the work to develop plans for Plymouth Sound to be designated the UK’s first National Marine Park, after securing £75,000 national funding to move the project forward.
St Luke's Elmer Project
Nikki Keen from St Luke’s will talk about how 40 uniquely designed Elephants will hit the streets of our City. Bringing together artists, schools, the local community and the business world, in an event that will bring over 200,000 tourists to Plymouth this summer and boost the local economy by over £5 million! This will be the biggest tourist attraction in Devon and Cornwall during 2019.
Tim Bott, #Lastpole – In February 2020, Ice Warrior, a Devon based organisation, will embark on an expedition to the last truly significant place on our planet yet to be reached by mankind. The renowned polar explorer, Jim McNeill and one of his team will describe the challenges, purpose and opportunities that the expedition to the Northern Pole of Inaccessibility brings.
GHQ Training – National Apprenticeship Week
Jay Marriott will be providing an update on the launch of their new Aspire Project in conjuction with another training provider that will engage schools with businesses on a much deeper level. The timing of the launch couldn’t be more poignant as it coincides with National Apprenticeship Week.
The Armed Forces Covenant / Employer Recognition Scheme
Lieutenant Colonel Craig Hampton-Stone RLC, Commanding Officer of 165 Port and Maritime Regiment will give a brief introduction to your local Army Reserve Regiment and an explanation of how the local community is embedded in UK military capability. He will expand upon what is routinely required of a typical Army Reserve soldier and explain the significant benefits that an Army reserve soldier can bring as an employee within your companies, particularly in contributing towards closing the skills gap.
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