50 Cumbrian teenagers start their "Dream Placement" with local firms
About 50 teenagers are spending their half-term holiday this week shadowing some of the biggest business names in the county.
They are taking part in the Dream Placement scheme, led by the Cockermouth-based Centre for Leadership Development.
Among them are sixth formers Amelia Harrison, from The Nelson Thomlinson School in Wigton, and Daniel Dalton, a sixth former at Trinity School, Carlisle.
The pair are joining Story Homes, one of more than 25 companies and organisations taking part.
Daniel and Amelia are being set the task of assessing two pieces of land for development during their week... read more
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