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Ricky’s Hand Picked Success Story

It is always heartening to hear a success story and for nineteen-year-old Ricky Spittal from Glenrothes gaining an apprenticeship with Taylor Wimpey East Scotland through CR Smith’s Hand Picked programme is exactly that. Having completed the Hand Picked training academy, sponsored by the housebuilder, the teenager has been recruited as an apprentice bricklayer and is…
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The Shoot scores £240,000 for charity

“This year’s ‘The Shoot’, an annual clay pigeon shoot organised by my Shoot Charitable Trust, was another success – raising a staggering £240,000 on the day for two worthy charities; JDRF, the leading type 1 diabetes research charity and Maggie’s cancer centres, with each charity receiving £120,000. Over the last 16 years, The Shoot has…
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A window of hope for Edinburgh’s homeless

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Everyone is entitled to a roof over their head. But sadly, far too many people still find themselves without a place to call home. As a company that is passionate about people, it was a natural decision for us to support the new Social Bite Village in Edinburgh, which will enable homeless people to have…
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CR SMITH BECOMES FIRST SPONSOR OF EDINBURGH TRAMS

THE MAN IN THE BLUE AND WHITE TRAM CR SMITH BECOMES FIRST SPONSOR OF EDINBURGH TRAMS Today we announced an exciting, innovative and ground breaking sponsorship with Edinburgh Trams. The sponsorship will mean 18 of the city’s trams will be liveried in distinctive CR Smith branding. Edinburgh Trams was identified as a unique promotional platform…
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Opening Windows of Opportunity with Hand Picked

Hand Picked is a unique employer sponsorship programme, which supports young people into employment.  Set up by CR Smith Chairman Gerard Eadie CBE five years ago, the initiative has helped over 250 young people gain placements on work training academies and paid sponsorship programmes. “I had no experience when I started but I would ask people. I would read…
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Handpicked breaking barriers with third Academy at CR Smith

Handpicked breaking barriers with third Academy at CR Smith The Hand Picked Academy, set up by CR Smith Chairman Gerard Eadie CBE, played host to its third successful employment academy. The week-long training course is designed for young people who have been attending countless interviews for jobs but who are struggling to secure the roles.Participants were…
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CR Smith sponsors the Yellows 2003s at Duloch Juniors

Local employer, CR Smith is backing the Duloch Juniors Yellows 2003s with a new sponsorship deal that will provide the young footballers with top of the range match day kit. The sponsorship was agreed under CR Smith’s CR Skills initiative which celebrates sporting values and in recognition of the club’s ethos for fair play and…
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