high-tide

New chairman for High Tide

The High Tide Foundation, which offers young people career experiences in the maritime and related sectors in the Teesside area, has appointed local Mark Easby as its new chairman. He replaces founder chairman David Robinson, who has stepped down to take up the position of patron. PD Ports’ Kirsten Donkin (pictured) also joins as a trustee, responsible for marketing and communications. The foundation will launch of additional cadetships and further ... [+]

PD Ports chief takes the helm at High Tide

PD Ports chief executive David Robinson has been appointed chairman of the High Tide Foundation, a charity aiming to raise the aspirations of young people in Teesside and co-founded by the port and logistics company. His vision for the future of the Foundation includes a new automotive cadetship with Stockton-based ... [+]

Rotterdam ahoy!

A group of Teesside youngsters have visited the port of Rotterdam, thanks to the High Tide Foundation. Eleven students from four schools across the region set sail, courtesy of P&O Ferries. The group will spend two days in Rotterdam where they will see first-hand how one of the busiest ports ... [+]

High Tide Graduation

Over 100 people congratulated at a graduation night youngsters who completed the Teeside ports and logistics industry's High Tide scheme on 15 September. Launched in 2013, the High Tide Summer Scheme offers 16 and 17 year olds the opportunity to undertake two weeks of work experience with different businesses in and ... [+]

High Tide scheme doubles in size

Teesside youngsters will benefit from the second annual scheme to help prepare them for the world of work over the summer holidays. Launched in 2013, the High Tide Summer Scheme offers 16- and 17-year-olds the opportunity to undertake two weeks of work experience with different businesses in and around Teesport. This ... [+]

Setting sail

The first group of Teesside youngsters set sail on the Ocean Youth Trust North/High Tide voyage on 20 June. The James Cook, a 21-metre, 54-tonne steel-hulled ketch departed from Middlehaven in Middlesbrough on Friday, taking nine9 young people between the ages of 14 and 15 from 6 local schools on ... [+]

RBS cash for Teesside education charity

Royal Bank of Scotland is donating £50,000 to The High Tide Foundation, a charity created and driven by port-related businesses to provide opportunities for the young people of Teesside. As well as funding, RBS will also provide in-kind resources to a number of the charity’s programmes, including its Summer Scheme, ... [+]

Setting sail

Twelve youngsters from six local schools were the first to embark on the new High Tide Cadet after school programme inspired by the Prince of Wales. Run by The High Tide Foundation, a charity created and driven by port-related businesses to provide opportunities for the young people of Teesside, the programme ... [+]

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