MP hosts successful jobs fair in Louth

Victoria Atkins MP tries her hand at '3D Connect Four' with Michael Lewis, a software engineer from BAE Systems.
Victoria Atkins MP tries her hand at '3D Connect Four' with Michael Lewis, a software engineer from BAE Systems.

Victoria Atkins, MP for Louth and Horncastle, held her second annual Jobs & Apprenticeships Fair at the Royal British Legion Hall, Louth, on Friday (September 22).

The event was well attended, with hundreds of people - interested in jobs, apprenticeships or voluntary work - going along to see what was on offer in the local area.

Victoria Atkins MP speaks with the Polypipe team.

Victoria Atkins MP speaks with the Polypipe team.

Businesses and organisations at the fair included BAE Systems, Wheels 2 Work, MTAG Composites, National Grid, Bluebird Care, Polypipe, First College Lincs, the British Army, and the Magna Vitae Trust.

Representatives from Jobcentre Plus also went along to chat and provide advice to those in attendance.

Victoria Atkins told the Leader that the event had been a great opportunity to bring all sorts of companies, large and small, together under one roof - adding that she had received many positive comments from those who attended.

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Yasmin Day from Magna Vitae (right) discusses possible career options.

Yasmin Day from Magna Vitae (right) discusses possible career options.