Star Pupil Gets The Trip Of A Lifetime To Indianapolis!

A budding design engineer pupil from Hindley, will be jetting off this Sunday 14th May to the Racing Capital of the World to take part in the biggest international electric kart racing championship for high schools. Over 700 students from 4 x countries will be competing in the prestigious evGrand Prix run by Purdue University Read more about Star Pupil Gets The Trip Of A Lifetime To Indianapolis![…]

Kickstarting Young Digital Entrepreneurs

A social enterprise is helping young people in Leigh to become digital entrepreneurs through designing and 3D printing products for sale. The budding manufacturers attended the Summer MakerSpace Camp at Leigh Hackspace throughout the month of August, which was run by The Blair Project, and funded by Wigan Council’s Deal for Communities Investment Fund. The Read more about Kickstarting Young Digital Entrepreneurs[…]

STEM EDUCATION PROGRAMME GETS THE ROYAL SEAL OF APPROVAL

A STEM education programme which uses motorsport to enthuse and inspire pupils to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and digital industries has been given the Royal seal of approval by Prince Harry during his recent visit to Wigan. It was Prince Harry’s first visit to Wigan when he came to Three Sisters Racing Circuit Read more about STEM EDUCATION PROGRAMME GETS THE ROYAL SEAL OF APPROVAL[…]

Prince Harry Backs STEM Skills in Wigan

On Tuesday 5th July Prince Harry paid a visit to Three Sisters Racing Circuit in Wigan to see for himself how a schools motorsport initiative called The Blair Project is developing STEM skills by bringing together product design, 3D printing and go-karting. He spent over one and a half hours talking to everyone involved in the project, especially those from Read more about Prince Harry Backs STEM Skills in Wigan[…]

Wigan Youth Set To Lead 3D Printing Race

School children in Wigan & Leigh with special learning needs, will become the first in the country to computer design and build their own race karts using new 3D printing and digital manufacturing technologies to boost their career prospects. This pioneering project is courtesy of Wigan Council’s Deal For Communities which works with community groups Read more about Wigan Youth Set To Lead 3D Printing Race[…]

The UK’s first 3D Printed Karts To Be Made By Pupils in Wigan

School children in Wigan will be the first in the country to computer design and build their own race karts using new 3D printing and digital manufacturing technologies thanks to a grant award from the Big Lottery’s Awards For All Fund. The Blair Project has been given a cash boost of £9,500 to pilot its ProtoGP Read more about The UK’s first 3D Printed Karts To Be Made By Pupils in Wigan[…]

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FORMULA GIRL SHORTLISTED FOR 2015 VENTUREFEST BEST NEW BRAND

As London Fashion Week begins, a game-changing sports fashion brand, Formula Girl has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2015 Venturefest Best New Brand competition, which will be held at Lancashire Cricket Club in Manchester on Tuesday 22nd September. The winner will be decided by an audience vote of leading investors and top business Read more about FORMULA GIRL SHORTLISTED FOR 2015 VENTUREFEST BEST NEW BRAND[…]

Girls In Motorsports Gets A Major Boost

The race is on to attract girls to the male-dominated world of motor sport by joining a karting club in Ellesmere Port. Three karts, race suits and helmets have been bought for use by disadvantaged girls at Hooton Circuit Club following a grant of £10,000 from Cheshire Community Foundation. The equipment will allow up to Read more about Girls In Motorsports Gets A Major Boost[…]