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High Sheriff of Clwyd present award for community services given to Deeside College

THE High Sheriff of Clwyd Lady Janet Jones has rewarded Deeside College for its services to the community.

Lady Jones presented an award for contributions to the community to the Deeside College group – which includes Coleg Llysfasi, Northop College and Wrexham Training.

The group has more than 22,000 full-time, part-time and work-based learners from across the region and provides education and training in subjects ranging from hairdressing, beauty and complementary therapies to agriculture, floristry and engineering.

The college, which has more than 800 members of staff, also has associations with local businesses, community groups, schools, charity and voluntary organisations and local government.

Deeside College principal and chief executive David Jones said: “It is a great honour to have been presented with this award. We endeavour to ensure Deeside College performs as an integral part of the communities in which it operates.

“Our staff are passionate about providing excellent services, links and support for those coming into further education to enhance career and life opportunities, local businesses seeking training to gain a competitive edge and community groups wanting to explore and develop interests.”

Lady Jones said: “Deeside College provides an outstanding service to the local communities in which it operates.

“This award is presented in recognition of the relentless and continued efforts that the college makes both as an educational provider and also as a key institution within the community, helping to support and foster wider initiatives.”