In the press: Somer Valley FM, by Royal approval!

Nov 14, 2018 | 2018 awards, In the press

The local radio station joined businesses from across the UK to attend a special ceremony at St James’ Palace for the annual Princess Royal Training Awards. The awards are the vision of Princess Anne and are managed by the City & Guilds Group.

Launched in 2016, they recognise a company that has reached an exemplary standard of training across its strategic purpose, effective delivery and impact on both individuals, as well as the business.

Somer Valley’s Station Manager, Dom Chambers, accepted the award from the Princess. “This was a very proud moment for the radio station that has such a strong tradition of offering quality training ever since we started out as a classroom project at Somervale School, twelve years ago,” he said.

“It was amazing to have the opportunity to explain to her Royal Highness that our training helps meet significant social challenges around isolation and skills shortage. The Princess replied: “And the good thing is, you can tell everyone about it.”

Read more on the Worcester News https://www.worcesternews.co.uk/news/17227276.iso-quality-services-wins-royal-award/

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