Monday , 21 October 2019
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Face Book Page Readership Exceeds Expectations

Since its launch in July 2012, our Facebook page has reached levels of followership we could hardly expect. Undoubtedly high profile donation, particularly from the BBC Children in Need and the TV coverage has helped. The page has reported on the successes of Fix-it UK and in particular has been a window on the activities of students and our unique ... Read More »

Wigan Family Welfare Thank Fix-It UK

Fix-it UK Ltd always tries to support other local charities and good causes. We thought we would share this letter of thanks from Wigan Family Welfare. Read More »

Local MP’s Visit Fix-It UK Ltd

Following their recent visit to Spring View, MP’s Lisa Nandy and Yvonne Fovargue have highlighted the work of the charity. With demand for Fix-it courses as high as ever and facing potential shortfalls in revenue from referring agencies the need to raise public awareness across the UK is vital to securing new sources of funding. Yvonne has kindly donated £75 ... Read More »

Andy Burnham MP Reschedules Visit

Due to busy schedule, Andy has been forced to put back his March visit. We look forward to showing him around Spring View some time this summer when his parliamentary work load will be less. His visit will follow on from his two colleagues Lisa Nandy MP and Yvonne Fovargue MP. Read More »

Fix-It UK Ltd Student Wins Apprenticeship At Main Dealer

Fix-it UK Ltd. Student wins Apprenticehip with VW dealership Against a backdrop of high youth unemployment one of our students Matthew (Matty) Hannan recently completed his Level 2 qualification at Fix-it UK Ltd and with this well earned and industry recognised qualification, used it to secure an apprenticeship at a main VW dealership.  Matty remained determined throughout  his job quest, ... Read More »

Community Champions

ByoU receive award from Stuart Murray The cream of Wigan borough’s young people were honoured at a special celebration event on Saturday 24th September.The annual Cultural Partnership Convention, organised by Wigan Leisure and Culture Trust, was a chance for professionals and community members to come together and celebrate the exciting and diverse range of cultural activities Wigan Borough has to ... Read More »

Wigan Trainee Mechanics Move Up A Gear

A charity in Wigan which trains young mechanics has opened its doors to the public for the first time. Fix-It UK works with local teenagers, many of whom have struggled at school, to provide them with the skills for a career in car maintenance. For three days a week, the charity in Spring View operates a garage where Wigan motorists ... Read More »

Fixing Cars And Lives

A WIGAN charity will be able to fix people’s motoring problems when it opens its doors to the public for the first time. Fix It, at Rosebridge Industrial Estate in Spring View, which provides training for young mechanics, is now offering car maintenance and MOTs. Fix It is a non-profit charity which delivers vocational training in motor vehicle studies and ... Read More »

Girls Get Fixed Up For Career In Mechanics

Young women from Marsh Green have been busy fixing up cars and breaking down stereotypes after completing a course in basic car maintenance. Marsh Green Girls Group have completed the course at the Fix It project, learning everything from changing tyres and fixing brake pads to balancing wheels and basic engine maintenance. Fix It is a Spring View-based charity helping ... Read More »

Wigan Charity Receives £28,000 Grant For Work With Young People

The Wigan based charity Fit It UK has recently secured a grant of £28,000 from the Lloyds TSB Foundation for England and Wales through its Community Programme. The charity, based in a fully equipped motor repair workshop at the Rosebridge Industrial Estate in Springview, provides a range of activities and courses targeted at young people who are at risk of ... Read More »