The annual Tallow Chandlers Awards to participants on FOSFA (Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Associations) residential courses were presented at a Hall luncheon on 16th October 2014. Dignitaries from FOSFA International, including President Mr Martin Farrow, were in attendance. A presentation was also made to Mr James Wood, one of the Company’s first […]
Recipients of Tallow Chandlers awards, bursaries and scholarships from the 1980s to the present day were invited to Supper at the Hall, generously sponsored by Freeman Tracey Rogers. Forty-five past recipients attended, including Mr Alex Lintott (Apprentice) and Mr William Moffett (Liveryman) who entertained the guests with a few words about his own experience of winning […]
Our first two fish frying apprenticeships begin this year as part of a Livery Companies Apprenticeship Scheme pilot. The successful applicants are Amanda Holt and James Wood, both from Lancashire.
A new three-year donation to the Jon Egging Trust will support its Blue Skies programme for disadvantaged young people. The trust was set up in honour of Flt Lt Jon Egging who lost his life during an air display in 2011 and has a connection with 206(R) Squadron, with which the Company is affiliated.
There have been changes to our City & Guilds awards this year. We now make one award in Health & Social Care. This year’s was presented by the Princess Royal at Buckingham Palace on 29 April to Kimberley Allen, Tutor. We are offering two bursaries for STEM-related studies, with the first option going to students […]
Our first annual Education Awards Luncheon took place on 10th April 2014. Students and staff from nine of the educational establishments we support were present to hear a speech by Baroness Young of Hornsey OBE, Freeman.
On February 14th the Company hosted a lunch for Students and Lecturers from the City and Guilds College who had been awarded prizes in the annual Tallow Chandlers awards scheme for those involved in the Health and Social Care sector – either as teachers or students. There were six winners this year – five were […]