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EDF's £2m gift to Bridgwater College
3:40pm Sunday 27th May 2012 in Bridgwater Area News
EDF Energy has presented Bridgwater College with £2million this week, to help students and local people gain new skills, training and jobs for Hinkley Point C.
The money is part of a funding package agreed with Sedgemoor District Council, West Somerset Council and Somerset County Council, to allow EDF Energy to begin site preparation work at Hinkley C.
Most of the money – £1.5 million – will go towards the college’s new Construction Skills Centre, while the rest is being spent on the college’s Energy Skills Centre.
Andy Berry, Bridgwater College’s vice principal, said: “We’re delighted with the investment from EDF Energy and proud of our national reputation for delivery of high quality training for employers.”