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Italy referendum: PM Matteo Renzi resigns after clear referendum defeat: Italian PM Matteo Renzi resigns after admitting defeat in a constitutional referendum.
Our programme to work with young people who have autism and are still at school is nearing the end of its second year. The programme has supported many young people throughout the highlands to engage with the community around them and to start to think about life outwith school.
Boris Johnson: UK should not pay 'large sums' for EU trade access: Boris Johnson says the UK should not have to pay "large" sums to trade with the EU after Brexit.
Moving from ESA to JSA? We are currently running workshops for people need some help with getting their foot on the employment ladder.
Austria far-right candidate Norbert Hofer defeated in presidential poll: Far-right Norbert Hofer loses to environmentalist Alexander Van der Bellen in Austria's presidential election.
Since January 2013 the Shirlie Project has moved 32% of people on the Try It Out contract into employment and 45% into a work placement. The contract which is funded by the Highland Council enables people to get back to work either with support or just some help in the right direction.
'Bored to death' pensioner Joe Bartley starts job: An 89-year-old who put an ad in a paper looking for work to save him from "dying of boredom" starts his new job.
Since 2006 over 600 people have successfully moved into employment.
Glider pilot dies in mid-air crash in Leicestershire: A man dies in a mid-air crash between a glider and another light aircraft.
The Shirlie Project is delighted to announce that we are delivering an employment programme for young people aged 16 - 24 throughout the Highlands. The programme will offer a variety of employment skills including work placements. We have also been approved to deliver 2 SCQF qualifications at Level 3 & 4 in Employability and the Certificate of Work Readiness. Please contact us if you are interested in a fun and lively course that will give you lifelong skills.
We are delighted to announce 4 years funding from the Big Lottery which will allow us to continue to deliver employment services for people furthest removed from the labour market.