The Heritage Lottery Fund and Gloucester’s Two Big Awards

Yesterday the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) announced two big awards to Gloucester Cathedral and the Llanthony Secunda Priory, totalling over £7 million – a huge step forward for our Heritage attractions to city residents and tourists alike.

Bid for a Health University Technical College

The University of Gloucestershire, the NHS Gloucestershire Hospitals Foundation Trust and the MP for Gloucester Richard Graham today announce that a bid will be submitted in October to the Baker Dearing Trust for a new Gloucestershire Health University Technical College (UTC) based within the cam

Celebrating Gloucester’s growth of apprenticeships

In National Apprentice Week City MP Richard Graham thanked Gloucester employers in Parliament for creating 6,640 apprenticeships since 2010 – placing Gloucester 61st out of all 533 English constituencies.

The Return of the Apprentice

This week I want to share some stats with you that highlight the Return of the Apprentice in our city and county. Since 2010, 6,200 new apprentices have started in the city – more than double the figure for the previous five years – and over 23,000 in the county.

Congratulating the Rosebank Apprentice on McDonald's Award

Gloucester MP Richard Graham visited Rosebank Surgery on Stroud Road to congratulate their first apprentice Jodie Cook on winning the McDonald’s Award for Intermediate Apprentice of the Year for the South West, Thames Valley and Solent.

Richard Graham welcomes Chinese President

City MP Richard Graham, who is chair of the All-Party Parliamentary China Group, will welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping personally to the House of Lords today.