Would you like to improve your skills and competencies while helping to raise the aspirations of school children? Applications are open now for the next phase of our Inspiring Young People project, which aims to give students practical advice to help prepare them for the world of work, while providing Civil Servants with a valuable opportunity to develop themselves.
How about having a fun night out while raising money for a good cause? Civil Service Local is holding its first charity race night, in aid of Trinity hospice in Blackpool.
The next Reserves Experience in fast approaching - Thursday 15 October. Book your place now and come to Manchester Town Hall. This exciting experience will show you how the skills and experience you gain in the Reserves can benefit your career
Application forms for our popular Higher Apprenticeship qualifications are available now for our October and November intake.
If you're thinking about getting involved in Civil Service Local then find out what's on offer and who to contact . . .
Places are still available for this year’s Apprenticeship in Leadership and Management, and you can sign up at Civil Service Live. The 12-month programme is a university level, formally-accredited and recognised qualification.
If you have thought about getting involved in Civil Service Local then find out what's on offer and who to contact . . .
Do you want to learn more about devolution? This Discovery Session aims to explain how devolution is relevant to your work and will let you know where to go for more information on devolved matters.
Are you looking for a new challenge after the summer? This autumn you could help Andy Ashworth bring two new ideas to life and bring some joined-up help and support to people in our community.
Civil Service Live 2015 will soon be with us and we need your help. We need volunteers for a variety of roles at each of the venues in Newcastle, Manchester, Bristol, Edinburgh and London. Sign up now.
Our popular Exchange to Change and People Connection programmes are looking for new civil servants like you to get involved. It's a great opportunity to learn from another government department - with an individual or a team.
Do you know someone whose life has been touched by dementia? This Discovery Session will help you to understand more about it, and how you can provide help and support to people in your community who are living with the disease.
A wonderful day of fundraising for our Government Access Point project partners at St Catherine's Hospice in Preston. I found out the hard way what undulating means and was reminded of the dedication and true spirit of Civil Service Local - all on the back of a bike.
The schedule for the Discovery Sessions to be run in the north west of England is now available - read more
We probably all know that there will be a general election in May. But do you know what that means for us as Civil Servants? Our next Discovery Session will explain more about the rules involved as well as the impact on Civil Servants.
Are you a civil servant in the north west of England? Would you like an opportunity to exchange skills, knowledge and expertise with others and increase your flexibility? Our Exchange to Change programme may be the way for you.
We have made contact with several colleges and are now recruiting more volunteers to help support our Inspiring Young People - Further Education programme (previously known as the Engaging Our Young People Career Academies programme). Find out what opportunities are available and how …
My Connection: Having co-ordinated the People Connections programme for some time, I've decided its time for me to grasp the opportunities. Here's my latest update.
North West People Connections co-ordinator Peter Warren-Jowett shares his thoughts with me about our successful partnering programme which pairs up civil servants to learn from one another. He's been so impressed that he's now signed up himself and will be giving us regular …
Business in the Community Regional Education Manager for the North West, Clare Hutchinson is urgently looking for volunteers in the Burnley area to help continue their successful "Business Mentoring Scheme" with Sir John Thursby Community College. Clare told us: Year …