Bedford Work Club
Those seeking employment are invited to come along to the
‘Bedford Work Club’ every Tuesday
at Bedford Central Library, Harpur Street, from
1.30 – 3.30pm, to gain guidance and support during
Bedford Borough Council is working in
partnership with a range of organisations, including eVolve Your
Future, Adult and Community Learning, BPHA, Bedford College and the
Learning Partnership to introduce the borough’s first ever Work
The sessions will provide a place to meet,
exchange skills, share experiences, find opportunities, make
contacts, and most importantly, to find job opportunities.
The Mayor of Bedford Borough, Dave Hodgson,
said: “Unemployment can obviously be a tremendously difficult time
for people in a range of ways, and the work club will provide a
great source of support for residents who need to find work.
It’s important that those faced with unemployment are aware
that support exists and that opportunities can be found, and I hope
people are able to make good use of these important new
The events will also provide free access to
the internet, advice on completing application forms and writing
covering letters and advice on managing money, volunteering, and
For more information on the Work Clubs,
contact either Amy-Jane Cahalane, at Bedford Borough Council, on
01234 276256 or Joanna Barnett, at ‘eVolve
Your Future’, on 01933 358250.
On a similar note, the Council is giving early
notice of the Bedford Borough ‘Jobs, Skills & Enterprise Fair,’
which will take place in the Harpur Suite, on Wednesday
27th July 2011, from 11am - 3pm.