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Colchester MP Bob Russell visits GS Contracts

On November 13th, Colchester MP Sir Bob Russell visited our premises as part of a local event to promote apprenticeships, run by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). We discussed our apprenticeship scheme, and Sir Bob was given a tour of our workshops, seeing some of our current projects. He spoke to our four current apprentices, who are working towards an NVQ in Bench Joinery. Each year they begin working with us in Summer after finishing school, then two months … [Read More]

GS Contracts Wears It Pink for charity!

Friday was “Wear it Pink” day at GS Contracts again! This is an annual charity event we’re pleased to support every year: it raises money and awareness for Breast Cancer Campaign charity. Those of our staff who were in our Colchester premises on Friday each donated a small amount to wear pink clothing for the day.   More Information Find out more about Breast Cancer Campaign and Wear It Pink. Follow @BCCampaign on Twitter. Hashtag: #wearitpink

Summer Hog Roast

We recently held our Summer Hog Roast – which has now become an annual event! As well as the “hog” there were numerous other hot and cold dishes, along with desserts to die for, as well as a range of fruits for those able to avoid temptation. Our MD, Gary, had put together an excellent sound-track for the day and we enjoyed various activities for old and young alike, including this year’s special feature – a surf board simulator. The … [Read More]

Three Peaks Challenge for charity!

Three Peaks Challenge 2014 flyer

On 14th June 2014 we’re taking on quite a challenge, as a large group of us from GS Contracts will be attempting the Three Peaks Challenge to help raise money for a new Cancer Centre at Colchester Hospital. Our target is to raise £3,000… and we’d really love you to help by sponsoring us! What is the Three Peaks Challenge? The National Three Peaks Challenge is a well-known challenge that involves walking all three highest mountains in England, Scotland and … [Read More]

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