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Survival School Skills and then the World!

Mick Keeling used his international expedition skills and two decades of army experience to teach Reaseheath Public and Uniformed Services students survival skills. “The students paddled canoes along a flooded river”, explained Mick, who taught Survival Skills in Bavaria for the army. “Then they made emergency shelters using only the equipment they had and learnt […]

Self Defence, Rope Rescue Skills and abseiling into buildings?

These are all part of the practical skills Uniformed and Public Services students have been learning in January. Former Warrant Officer, Shropshire Light Infantry, Mick Keeling took a group of students to the Lee Mathews British Military Martial Arts Academy. “They learnt how to deal with a bigger attacker and suppress an assault” described Mick […]

RHES visit London Zoo

On Saturday 9th February the Reaseheath Herpetological and Entomological Society (RHES) took the four hour journey down to London Zoo (ZSL) to go behind the scenes at herpetology and BUGS.  This behind the scenes tour gave students the opportunity to see the valuable work that zoological collections are doing to conserve reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates […]

Autosport International 2013

Students from the IMIAL Level 2 & 3 courses have recently returned from their annual study tour to the Autosport International which is held at the NEC, Birmingham. By Tom Kitchen Autosport 2012 was an amazing experience! This is a motorsports show which takes place every January at the NEC, which covers a wide range […]

Dairy farmers conference is a success!

Over 70 farmers discussed the economics behind different systems of dairy farming at Reaseheath’s annual dairy conference last week. Delegates filled the conference room at the John Platt Farming Innovation Centre to capacity to hear regional speakers presenting real life case studies of their own businesses. Phil Feeney from Shropshire and Robert Craig from Cumbria […]

Cheshire Monitor Farm Video

Over a three-year period the Cheshire Monitor Farms, supported by the RDPE Livestock North West Programme, have been looking at the performance, management decisions and changes implemented on farm- with the aim of continually improving farm profitability. Both the Dairy and the Beef & Sheep Monitor Farms have been chosen as typical of the area […]

Profit from Renewable Energy Presentation

The event was held on 30th November 2012 at St Peters Community Hall, Leighton-cum-Minshull Vernon. The morning session consisted of presentations and information from Envirolink, CMS UK  and Reaseheath College. Download the Profit from Renewable Energy presentation here. The afternoon session was a tour of on-site renewable technologies at Spring Farm Business Centre, which included […]

Silverstone

Four very lucky students were given the opportunity to visit the famous Silverstone F1 Motor Racing Circuit this week courtesy of Pistonheads Sunday Service. Pistonheads invite their website members to specialist motor vehicle events on a monthly basis and call them their Sunday Service. Entry is free to the lucky people that sign up. This […]

Autosport International – The Racing Car Show

Friday the 13th, a day that conjures up thoughts of dread and fear in many a person. But for the Motor Vehicle students of Reaseheath it was a day to look forward to. Our annual pilgrimage to the NEC for the Autosport show was finally going to be underway. Whether you are into Rally cars […]