Business, Featured

New HETA facility will sharpen offshore and refinery skills


One of the region’s leading training organisations is ready to equip workers to work in potentially explosive environments following completion of the latest phase of investment. Humberside Engineering Training Association (HETA) has secured accreditation to deliver CompEx training at a newly built facility in its centre at Foxhills Industrial Estate in Scunthorpe. The facility was constructed by HETA apprentices after



Student Wins Major Engineering Award

Matthew Graham

Former North Lindsey College student Matthew Graham wins the prestigious Technician of the Year prize, awarded by The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. Shortlisted to the final five candidates, Matthew took part in a final interview lasting 40 minutes at the Institute’s headquarters in London. Nominees had to answer questions about the institute and discuss why they had chosen


Charity, Featured

Thousands support Hull 4 Heroes to help ex-servicemen and women

Hundreds support Hull 4 Heroes project to help ex-servicemen and women. From left, Lee Holmes, John Keyland, Paul Matson and Paul Matson Jnr. Inset top, John Keyland. Inset bottom, the team in Manchester. Pictures: Kate Woolhouse

More than 14,500 people have rallied behind a call to help renovate derelict houses for Hull veterans. Builder Paul Matson launched the Hull 4 Heroes mission last week to help ex-servicemen and women and has been inundated with offers of support. Hundreds of people and businesses have come forward and pledged everything from plastering and plumbing to decorating and fitting