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Building Plymouth is a Plymouth City Council partnership set up to connect local people
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Plymouth City Council Special Recognition Award

The Plymouth City Council STAR Awards celebrate staff achievements and successes. This year Building Plymouth Skills Co-ordinator Emma Hewitt has been recognised with a ‘Special Recognition Award’. This award is presented to a select number of staff members who have achieved extraordinary outcomes and results due to the hard work and commitment they have to their roles and the city of Plymouth. Emma was acknowledged for all her work on Building Plymouth, a unique partnership with local construction and built environment stakeholders, working together to ensure the delivery of 10,000 projected new jobs over 10 years to support the booming construction pipeline in the city.

Herald Business Award

The Building Plymouth partnership celebrated after receiving a Highly Commended Award for Apprenticeship Development at the Herald Business Awards 2017. Over the past 2 years, the city has seen a 60% increase in apprenticeships in construction since the launch of Building Plymouth.

G4C AWARD

Building Plymouth Skills Co-ordinator Emma Hewitt has been recognised in the Constructing Excellence G4C Young Achiever of the Year Awards 2017. Working on behalf of the Council-led Building Plymouth partnership, Emma’s role is to actively promote careers in construction and the built environment to attract more local people to join the industry. She proudly accepted this award on behalf of the partnership from the event sponsor Morgan Sindall at an event held at the Met Office in Exeter.

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