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In a nutshell, no nonsense communications tailored to the client’s requirements. We thrive on unearthing the ‘gem’ of a story you’ve overlooked, packaging it for the media and then using our relationships to get the maximum coverage. Phone: 07812 600 271 Email: russ@cucumberpr.co.uk

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Latest From The Blog

July 2019

In-Comm Training announce new Operations Director as it looks to build on £7.5m investment drive

July 28th, 2019|

One of the West Midlands leading training providers has announced a new senior management team, as it looks to capitalise on recent investment and a record year of performance.

In-Comm Training, which has supported more than 2500 people with apprenticeships and upskilling opportunities in 2018, has promoted Chris Reeves to Operations Director, overseeing the further expansion […]

Schools show the ‘need for speed’ at MAN Design & Make Challenge

July 28th, 2019|

An East Staffordshire school showcased its engineering excellence last week when it won the main prize for ‘Efficient Design’ at the Manufacturing Assembly Network’s (MAN) Design & Make Challenge.

John Taylor High School beat off the challenge of eight other schools from across the UK to take the title for its hand-crafted vehicle that ran the […]

May 2019

TTC Group joins forces with Dr Fiona Fylan to improve road safety

May 5th, 2019|

TTC Group has teamed up with one of the UK’s leading behavioural change specialists for its latest round of ‘Train the Trainer’ workshops across the UK.

The driver training education specialist has completed ten interactive sessions that will support its nationwide team of trainers to deliver the recently revised NDORS courses, including Speed Awareness, What’s Driving […]

March 2019

TTC Group joins forces with Telford & Wrekin Council to improve the safety of local taxi drivers

March 24th, 2019|

A leading Shropshire-based driver education specialist has won a contract with Telford & Wrekin Council to improve the performance and safety of local taxi and private hire drivers.

TTC Group, which employs over 130 people at its headquarters in Telford, will take over the delivery of the Knowledge and Driving Standards tests that are requirements in […]

AME receives £5m funding to boost the region’s high-tech manufacturing skills

March 24th, 2019|

An innovative collaboration between Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing Group to equip engineering graduates with the experience and skills employers need in the future is to be extended after receiving over £5 million of funding.

The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) – known as the ‘faculty on the factory floor’ – was established at […]

February 2019

AME celebrates largest ever graduation as industry backs ‘factory floor’ approach

February 8th, 2019|

The UK’s first ‘Faculty on the Factory Floor’ celebrated its largest graduation recently, when 29 students received their BEng and MEng qualifications.

A joint collaboration between Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing, the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) saw its second cohort graduate in style, with many of the industry-ready engineers going into high-profile jobs […]

January 2019

Two major contract extensions for Telford’s TTC Group

January 21st, 2019|

A leading driver education specialist has secured two major contract extensions to help continue to make roads in Cumbria and Northern Ireland safer.

Telford-based TTC Group, which supports 400,000 motorists every year, will build on ten successful years of delivery in both locations to continue to support Cumbrian individuals with ‘Speed Awareness’, ‘Safe and Considerate Driving’, […]

December 2018

In-Comm named as a finalist in the Semta Skills Awards 2019

December 31st, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that we have been named as a finalists in the ‘Training Partner of the Year’ category at the prestigious Semta Skills Awards 2019.

This is the first time we have made it through to the final three and will now compete against GRWP Llandrillo Menai and Skills UK for the prestigious […]

October 2018

TTC secures major cycle training contract with Fleet Source

October 14th, 2018|

One of the UK’s leading cycle training experts has been appointed to help educate more than 25,000 HGV and commercial vehicle drivers across the UK.

Telford-based TTC Cycling has been chosen by Fleet Source to be the sole provider of the on-road practical training element of its Vulnerable Road User driver training programmes, which include Safe […]

June 2018

New group launches to boost UK productivity

June 25th, 2018|

A new consortium of like-minded companies has been launched to boost UK manufacturing’s productivity and competitive advantage.

The In-Comm Training & Manufacturing Group (ITMG) has been created to give SME manufacturers access to world class technology and business and learning support that can bridge the skills gap, increase R&D, help it drive continuous improvement and embrace […]