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National accolade for Portland

Posted onPosted on 23rd Nov CommentsNo Comments

Portland Charity has been recognised by The Shaw Trust Disability Power 100, which highlights the most influential disabled people and organisations who work to effect change and create a more…

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National award for innovating college home

Posted onPosted on 7th Jun CommentsNo Comments

A project aiming to help students with learning disabilities and/or disabilities into independent living has been rewarded for its innovative use of technology. Portland College’s Maples SMARTHome Project was named…

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Portland College Spring Fair this weekend

Posted onPosted on 16th May CommentsNo Comments

Portland College’s well-known Spring Fair is back on Sunday, 21st May, from 11am to 4pm. There will be children's entertainment, craft and gift stalls, plants, food and much more. If…

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Duke of Edinburgh visits Portland College

Posted onPosted on 15th Mar CommentsNo Comments

Portland College hosted a special visit from the Duke of Edinburgh as part of his two-day tour of Nottinghamshire. The royal visitor was meeting young people doing their Duke of…

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Unlocking hidden skilled labour pool

Posted onPosted on 1st Nov CommentsNo Comments

With more job vacancies than unemployed people in the UK for the first time on record, staff recruitment is a real challenge for many businesses. Portland Charity, with support from…

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Leading the way with independent living

Posted onPosted on 26th Jul CommentsNo Comments

Learners and people at Portland College are shaping the future of independent living for those with complex needs. The Mansfield college is working in partnership with ADS Independent Living Solutions…

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Celebrating at annual awards

Posted onPosted on 19th Jul CommentsNo Comments

Portland College honoured achievements by its learners and citizens over the last academic year at its annual awards ceremony. Finalists were shortlisted and invited to the ceremony, where the winners…

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College celebrates inclusive sports

Posted onPosted on 23rd Jun CommentsNo Comments

Portland College hosted a Jubilee Games competition in its new, wheelchair-accessible Newstart Sports Hall to mark the royal milestone — the culmination of jubilee celebrations to the Queen, a patron…

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How college has further helped learners

Posted onPosted on 21st Jun CommentsNo Comments
How college has further helped learners

Portland College is celebrating two years of being a part of the Department for Education’s period equality scheme. The specialist college provides a lifetime of opportunity for people with disabilities…

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College to host Jubilee Games

Posted onPosted on 9th Jun CommentsNo Comments

Portland College is hosting a Jubilee Games competition in its new, wheelchair accessible Newstart Sports Hall. In honour of its patron, the Queen, Portland has held several Jubilee celebrations over…

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Portland College Spring Fair returns

Posted onPosted on 19th May CommentsNo Comments

Portland College Spring Fair is returning this weekend after a two-year break due to the pandemic. The long-running fundraising event has been part of the community for more than 30…

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Newstart Theatre opens at Portland

Posted onPosted on 7th Apr CommentsNo Comments

A celebration event to launch a new state-of-the-art theatre at Portland College featured performances from a West End star and Olivier Award winner. Leanne Jones and young disabled people from…

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Litter-pickers aiming to make a difference

Posted onPosted on 20th Aug CommentsNo Comments

A group at Portland College has pledged to undertake regular litter-picking in Mansfield as part of a successful Rotary Club-inspired campaign. Just Bin It! has been running for a year…

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New start for college’s Newstart Hall

Posted onPosted on 23rd Oct CommentsNo Comments

Thanks to a huge fundraising campaign, the start of an innovative project to redevelop Newstart Hall at Portland College is under way. The ambitious plans will see Newstart transformed from…

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