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First Aid should come first: Free course places available!

04 November 2014

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Proper first aid training can mean the difference between life and death.

Would you know what to do if:

• Your colleague was choking and struggling to breathe?
• You found someone unconscious at work?
• Someone at work needed help with a minor burn or cut?

Good news! Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre has teamed up with our preferred training partners UK Training 4 U to offer you or a colleague the opportunity to attend out First Aid at Work training Course – FOR FREE!

Find out more and book a free place.

Terms and conditions apply.
Limited spaces available.

 

Executive chef by day, rock band front man by night…

14 October 2014

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Laurence Chell, executive chef at Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre is well used to playing to large crowds. When not providing outstanding catering for conferences and training events at Yarnfield, Laurence is leading his band, Quiet the Thief. Laurence is a busy man – delivering lunch and dinner services for 500 covers a time (and to an excellent standard too!) but we managed to grab him for an exclusive YP interview...

The bats are planning something spooky...

19 September 2014

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A bat hotel at the conference centre?

Bats have come from near and far to unite at the water tower at Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre. Some say that the water tower has become a haven for the bats, a bit of peace and quiet from all the building work that is going on at the next-door housing development.

Halloween is not far away...

I have reason to believe that there's more to it than that! I've heard it on the grapevine that a spooktacular event is taking place at Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre next month! Fun and games for all the family and plenty of ghouls and ghosts. I wonder what else the bats have got in store for us....Check back soon for more details!!

Chef de Partie Vacancy

27 August 2014

 

Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre are looking for a full-time Chef De Partie to join our team.

 

Yarnfield Park hero Mike helps raise over £12,000 for charity

14 August 2014

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On June 1st 2014, Mike Mountney - Buildings Maintenance Manager here at Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre - took part in a charity event called the Big Battlefield Bike Ride 2014, to raise funds for the charity Help for Heroes.

Let's find out all about Mike's heroic fundraising efforts!

Training and Conference Centre signs the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant

06 August 2014

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At Yarnfield Park we have always supported the Armed Forces and we were recently approached to become involved in an initiative called the Corporate Covenant. The Armed Forces Corporate Covenant is a voluntary pledge made by organisations that wish to demonstrate sincere support for the Armed Forces community.

At Yarnfield Park we work with a lot of companies that have already pledged to the Covenant and we have a very strong relationship with associated government bodies.

Conference success for Kerryfresh

22 July 2014

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Last month Yarnfield Park hosted a conference for one of the country's premier chilled foods suppliers, Kerryfresh Ltd. Employees from Kerryfresh descended upon our conference centre, based in Staffordshire, for a day of training. According to Kerryfresh the event was an overwhelming success and all of the delegates left feeling highly motivated and enthused. 

"Our conference at Yarnfield Park was a huge success and I have nothing but praise for the attentive and helpful staff who helped make the event run so smoothly." Jeremy, Kerryfresh.

The team at Yarnfield Park were extremely happy to help deliver a successful day for Kerryfresh and receive such positive feedback.

Yarnfield Park organised a BBQ night at the end of the conference, where fantastic food was enjoyed by all. The night was rounded off with a quiz - an entertaining, (competitive!) and fun end to a brilliant conference.

With a head office in Swindon, Kerryfresh Ltd have a number of nationwide Sales Centres, providing local personal services to shops and cafés all over the UK. Kerryfresh were looking for a conference centre in the Midlands that would be a great meeting point for their employees from all over the UK. If you'd like to know how Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre can provide a bepsoke conference event for your company, get in touch.

Why co-working will boost your productivity and creativity

27 May 2014

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Co-working brings together freelancers, small business owners and other entrepreneurs that tend to work from home. Co-working can be useful for a number of reasons – not only to make a change from working in isolation but also to maximise productivity and inspiration.

Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre is hosting Stafford Jelly next week – a free co-working event in our open working space. It's aimed at entrepreneurs looking for an informal and relaxed working environment, with the opportunity of meeting like-minded people. It's not a networking event for selling your products or services, but it is a good place to meet others and share ideas.

Read on for 6 reasons why free co-working is a good idea.

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About Yarnfield Park

At Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre, in the Midlands, we work with companies from a diverse range of business sectors to help them achieve their conference, training and development goals. We offer one of the fastest free dedicated Internet and WiFi solutions within a training and conference centre in the UK.

Situated in the Midlands, our training and conference centre’s central location is accessible from all over the UK via the region’s excellent transport links.

We have over 32 flexible meeting spaces, from large theatres for 450 delegates to vast outdoor space ideal for team building. We have a successful track record in delivering residential and non-residential conference and training programmes for associations, government and corporate clients.

Tel: 01785 762900