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Working for London ambulance service: One of the best decisions of my life

Ben Evans tells us why working for London Ambulance Service was the turning point in his life. Working for the ambulance service in London, you get exposed to a wide range of people from all different walks of life, so it only makes sense to have an ambulance service as diverse as the public they […]

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LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week

There are around 90,000 children in care across the UK, 6,000 of whom need to be adopted.  However, there is a desperate shortage of both adopters and foster carers.  Thousands more people are needed to give these vulnerable children a secure and loving home and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) adopters and foster carers […]

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Government launches trans employment guidelines

  The UK Government are set to promote set of new guidelines for employers detailing the recruitment of transgender employees. The guide is produced by membership organisation Employers and the Government Equalities Office (GEO) and aims to advise employers on how to recruit, retain and make the most of the transgender talent within their organisation. […]

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Bournemouth Council achieves Excellence rating for the Equality Framework for Local Government

Bournemouth Council joins only 18 other local authorities in England, including the likes of Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle City councils, to have been accredited at the level of ‘Excellent’ on the Equality Framework for Local Government. Councillor David Kelsey, Equality & Diversity Champion for Bournemouth Council, commented “I’m proud that Bournemouth takes the issue of […]

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HR1320 Learning Resources Practitioner


Reference: THW/16/005414/000023 Salary Details: £17,264 FTE Contract Type: Permanent Contract Term: Full time Highbury College is looking to recruit a proactive and conscientious Learning Resources Practitioner to join the dynamic Digital Futures team. The Learning Resources Practitioner will support the successful delivery of the College’s Digital Futures Strategy by providing a range of blended learning […]

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Sector Lead Arts, Media and Publishing (Maternity Cover)


Reference: THW/16/005414/000022 Salary Details: £38,000 FTE (Actual £30,400) Contract Type: Temporary/Fixed term Contract Term: Part time Duration: May – December 2016 Salary: £38,000 FTE Hours: Four days a week (0.8 FTE) Location: Based at Highbury Campus Highbury College is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic Sector Lead for Arts, Media & Publishing, to cover […]

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HR1407 Assessor in Health and Social Care

Reference: THW/16/005414/000025 Salary Details: Up to £24,772 FTE (actual £12,386) Contract Type: Permanent Contract Term: Part time Highbury College is looking to recruit a proactive and conscientious Assessor in Health & Social Care to join the dynamic Apprenticeship Academy team. The main purpose of this role is to assess candidates on Health & Social Care […]

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Payroll and Finance Assistant

Reference: THW/16/005414/000017 Salary Details: Grade 4 up to £19,343.00 Contract Type: Permanent Contract Term: Full time Highbury College seeks a dedicated & enthusiastic payroll expert to provide high quality payroll and administrative support to the Finance team. This role is for 37 hours per week for 52 weeks per year. The successful candidate will have […]

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Rhondda Cynon Taf Council Announced As A Stonewall Top 100 Employer

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is thrilled this year to have been announced as a Top 100 Employer in Stonewalls 2016 Workplace Equality Index. The Council, who is also a Stonewall Diversity Champion, is now ranked 78th in the UK index. The support of senior management and elected members has helped build an inclusive environment throughout […]

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HR1889 Advice Officer (Student Welfare)

Reference: THW/16/005414/000016 Salary Details: £18,000 FTE (actual £7,045.05) Contract Type: Permanent Contract Term: Part time Highbury College is looking for an Advice Officer (Student Welfare) to join its busy Student Central team. This post is part-time (14.5 hours per week) and all year round. It is based at the Highbury Campus, but the postholder must […]

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New app addresses sexual health issues in the UK

The Sexual Advice Association, a UK charity focussed on improving sexual function and wellbeing, today announced the launch of a […]

Poll shows over half of British Muslims would like gay sex banned

Research commissioned by Channel 4 has found that 52% of British Muslims think that homosexuality should be illegal. The poll […]

North Carolina counts the cost

The list of companies objecting to controversial new legislation in North Carolina are now starting to have a negative effect […]

Rosie Wilby: The Conscious Uncoupling

Rosie Wilby.

Old Fire Station Loft , 40 George St, Oxford OX1 2AQ Saturday 25th June at 8.45pm (duration 50 mins) £8 […]

Proud OF Oxford – Proud IN Oxford!

Fyne Times is once again proud to sponsor Oxford’s biggest LGBT event – Oxford Pride. Following the incredible success of […]

New website to celebrate 2nd Anniversary of the UK’s first same sex marriage

Just after midnight on 29th March 2014, the first same sex marriage took place in the UK. Seen as one […]