Lincoln builders get accolade for work with young people and schools

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Gelder Group has been recognised for its outstanding work with schools and young people in an annual education awards.

Th EBP recognised the Sturton by Stow company at the awards at Belton Woods Hotel, Grantham.

Each year The EBP invites schools to nominate organisation to receive an Investors in Education award, with Gelder Group standing out for its work with young people.

Gelder received the award for its support in making sure students gained knowledge of the construction trade, after a three-day event which was held in October.

Steve Gelder, CEO of Gelder Group, said: “It’s a well-known fact that there is a huge skills shortage in the construction industry and at Gelder Group we are committed to increasing the number of people within the industry and to training the next generation.

“We are honoured to have received this award that acknowledges our contribution to education in the region and look forward to continuing our work in 2018 with young people who have an interest in construction.”