A very valuable session which included so much information about how elections work in the UK, an inspirational story about attending the north west Academy, and even a premier showing of a short film!
Steven Paul was so inspired and motivated by last year's Civil Service Local Academy in Preston, he decided to harness and share his enthusiasm back in the workplace.
Would you like to know more about the work of Parliament? We have over 80 people attending and there a few places left.
The Government Access Project - known as GAP, recently helped 65 patients as well as staff and carers at Trinity Hospice, Blackpool. Our team of cross-government volunteers are now looking forward to returning to Trinity and other local hospices in 2015 to develop their skills further and continue to support our community.
New cross departmental events coming up in the new year to help your development and engagement with other departments.
The Citizen and Celebration Event in the north west of England was a day dedicated to achievement and commitment. Our volunteer civil servants working with Civil Service Local give more than just their time to our citizen-focused programmes. The three projects which led to our winning a Civil Service Award for Excellence in Reform work with young people, offenders and those accessing hospice care to make a real difference. The day was a chance to showcase the innovation and creativity that comes from encouraging civil servants to work across government.
When I was offered an opportunity to take part in the Going Forward Project to deliver a series of workshops to youth offenders at HMP Hindley, I had no idea what to expect. What I found was an incredible bond between co-workers and a huge insight into a whole new world.
It was a tale of two regions and two successes for Civil Service Local at this year’s Civil Service Awards with both the north west team and Richard Hill in the south west and Wales, deservedly picking up a prestigious award each.
Our Civil Service Local team in the north west of England won the Excellence in Civil Service Reform award and Richard Hill who works in our team in the south west and Wales won the individual Volunteering award at the Civil Service Awards in November last year.
In October last year I was successful in securing a place on the Civil Service Local North East Talent Management Scheme. The programme ran from October to June and consisted of both monthly two-day classroom sessions and a series of …
CS Local North West are up for the “Excellence in Civil Service Reform” award. Kathie Bates and her leadership team have been invited to the auspicious Awards Ceremony in London on 19 November 2014 and we wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who has supported us.
Following the closure of HM Revenue and Customs Face to Face centres, Alexandra Ellis uses Civil Service Local development opportunities to help her secure a job in a new department.
Day 4: Mother of 10 Elaine Vance is well used to time management. She put this skill to good use at the North West Academy by keeping a daily diary of the event from a delegate’s point of view.
Day 3: Mother of 10 Elaine Vance is well used to time management. She put this skill to good use at the North West Academy by keeping a daily diary of the event from a delegate’s point of view.
GAP - The ‘Government Access Point’ is a project involving Civil Servants from across government visiting local hospices, providing support and advice. On the 15 October we began a series of events at Trinity Hospice in Blackpool.
Richard Heaton, Permanent Secretary of the Civil Service & First Parliamentary Counsel for the Cabinet Office is coming to 2 events in Nottingham on Monday 27 October . The first is an East Midlands Senior Leaders network meeting on between 11:00 am and 1.00 …
We are always looking for examples of inspiration within the civil service and none more so than Angela Mason-Matthews. Angela works for HM Revenue and Customs in Southampton and was selected to compete in the first ever Invictus Games in …
The school term may be over, but in the north west we’re already looking forward to another successful year for our Inspiring Young People programme (previously known as Engaging our Young People). Find out more about our work with secondary schools …