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Beyond the Boundaries CIC re-launch face to face services

Published: 16/11/2021

Celebrating National UK Social Enterprise Day last week and the lifting of restrictions, which saw the organisation developing online support for beneficiaries to maintain progress for students, Beyond the Boundaries CIC has relaunched their face to face programmes of training and development at Ty Calon.   

Ty Calon is a multi-million-pound facility built within the grounds of the former John Summers High School in Queensferry it has been funded by Flintshire County Council, the Welsh Government and Wales Rugby Union with the aim to improve community learning and sports facilities.

The Beyond the Boundaries salon offer includes; lash lift and tint, classic and Russian lashes, eyebrow lamination, acrylic and gel nails, hairdressing, holistic therapies, first aid and CPR training.

The Students have to opportunity to learn; customer services skills, money handling, numeracy and literacy, confidence building, real life meaningful work experience in a real salon and ongoing support once the accredited courses have been completed. 

Flintshire’s Cabinet Member for Social Services, Councillor Christine Jones, who attended the event said:

“Social care is a service facing a great deal of pressure. Flintshire Council is proud of the way in which social enterprises in county develop innovative services designed to support some of the most vulnerable members of society as well as support for adults with learning disabilities and learning difficulties. Beyond the Boundaries has worked in partnership with the Council since its inception in 2017 to provide meaningful training, personal capacity building and the development of transferable skills required to gain sustainable employment.”

Jill Smith of Beyond the Boundaries said: 

"We have always enjoyed a great relationship with Flintshire County Council. Not only as a provider of services but also for the business support provided to social enterprises across the county."

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Neil Ayling - FCC, Jill Smith - Beyond the Boundaries CIC, Lauren Worthington, Cllr Christine Jones, Michelle Bray, Mike Dodd - FCC, Alison Jones