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Training

Lambeth locals get fighting fit with free boxing classes

9 May 2018

Metropolitan is running free boxing classes at Clapham Park in Lambeth, south London, where colleagues and residents can train together to get fit – or work towards coaching qualifications of their own. ‘Boxing for Beginners’...

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Bursary scheme set to boost number of graduates in Chalkhill

9 May 2018

Some of our young residents are in line for grants of £9,000 to help fund their further education A new bursary scheme is set to boost the number of Chalkhill residents going on to further...

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All sewn up?

17 April 2018

Metropolitan’s community Craft Café in Nottingham – part of the Ties in Notts project run by our support worker Kim Errington – needs your vote in the Big Lottery Fund ‘People’s Projects’ competition to win...

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Banking on the community

11 April 2018

Local people used to be a blur to Nighat Khan, as she rushed past them each day on her way to and from work as a City banker. These days, she has her fellow Clapham...

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Getting down to business

15 March 2018

Finding work was a tough job for graduate Sadick Boateng, until Metropolitan stepped in. Sadick Boateng had been applying for up to ten jobs a day for more than a year, but didn’t get a...

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Apprenticeship sparks new career for Connor

9 March 2018

A qualified electrician with a degree in Economics and Mathematical Science, Connor, 24, already has a varied CV. Now he’s taking his first steps to becoming a professionally accredited accountant with a graduate apprenticeship at...

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Apprenticeship opens up new options for Lauren

8 March 2018

Nottingham resident Lauren, 19, successfully finished her apprenticeship in customer services at Metropolitan’s contact centre in September. She now works as an income officer at the organisation, and feels that the experience has opened up...

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Accountancy apprenticeship adds up for Joy

7 March 2018

Maths-enthusiast Joy, 18, has gone straight from getting her A levels to starting an accountancy apprenticeship at Metropolitan, and is excited to be on track to her dream career. With an interest in maths and...

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Chloe gets back to work with an apprenticeship

6 March 2018

After a long spell in hospital, Chloe returned home to discover that her then-employer could not afford to extend her short-term contract. Undaunted, the former telemarketer used her experience to get on an apprenticeship programme...

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Siddika takes new direction with a graduate apprenticeship

5 March 2018

After earning her degree in marketing and communications, Siddika, 22, was looking to set out on a different career path, but worried that she didn’t have the right experience. Then she found out about graduate...

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