Bid to keep jobs at Bircham Newton

Talks to take place next month to find a way to keep jobs and construction training at the facility. The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is sitting down with local politicians and industry bosses in Norfolk next month to discuss the future of its Bircham Newton training centre. The meeting will predominantly focus on saving jobs at the site and will...

Bircham Newton to Close After Major CITB Shake-Up

'An end of an era', Bircham Newton Construction College is set to close by 2019. The 50-year-old Bircham Newton base in Norfolk has been the must go-to training college for thousands of scaffolders over the years. Sources say the CITB management called a meeting and broke the news to staff yesterday. The news comes after the CITB training body laid out plans to...