Tuesday, 27 July 2021

Baking - Profiteroles



Paula in our catering group made delicious profiteroles for us to enjoy this week!

 

Thursday, 22 July 2021

Nature Walk




Photos taken by Alex around Doorly Park on a beautiful sunny day in Sligo 🌞

 

Wednesday, 21 July 2021

Sligo CTC Outdoor Space

 



Some photos taken by Alex this morning of our lovely outdoor space at Sligo CTC

Tuesday, 20 July 2021

Summertime

 

Enjoying out outdoor space today at Sligo CTC 🌞

Thursday, 15 July 2021

Baking

Some lovely baking by Corey and Mark today in the catering department!





Bee Mural

Today Alex, computer trainee was working on drawing a bee mural in our outdoor area under the guidance of Catherine, Art Tutor.  It looks fantastic, well done Alex 🍯











Wednesday, 14 July 2021

Outdoor Space - Painting

Today Aideen and the trainees were busy improving our outdoor space on this lovely day.  Hewad and Khalid were painting the picnic benches, Mark and Corey were painting the wall in preparation for our mural and Alex was doing some nice creative nature drawings on the wall. Well done and thanks to all the trainees, it looks great!








 

Gaisce - Planting a Tree

Sharif and Robbie planted a tree in our newly painted planter this week 🌳

 

Tuesday, 13 July 2021

Baking

Katie, catering trainee made this lovely Courgette & Orange cake and served it with some lovely fresh peppermint and raspberries from our centre garden!

 

Thursday, 8 July 2021

Gaisce - Community Involvement Activity

Deborah, hairdressing trainee is working on a Gaisce project putting translated covid posters around the centre for our trainees that English is not their first language.

 

Nature Photography - Bees




Photographs of bees pollinating captured by Alex in our centre garden today.

 

Tuesday, 6 July 2021

Link Work Programme

Mikaela completed the catering course at Sligo CTC before progressing onto our Link Work Programme. Following the successful completion of her link work experience at Baker Boys, she was rewarded with an offer of employment.

Thank you to Paul, Myles, and the rest of the staff in the Baker Boys for giving Mikaela the opportunity, support and guidance throughout her time on work experience.

Well done Mikaela and best of luck from all in Sligo CTC.

For more information on our Link Work programme or any of our courses contact the centre on 071-9145248 or email enquiries@sligoctc.com





Monday, 5 July 2021

COVID-19 Delta Variant

The Delta variant is now spreading rapidly around the world. It is vital that we safeguard the progress we have made.  Please continue to:
  • Wash your hands
  • Cover mouth if coughing or sneezing
  • Maintain a safe distance
  • Wear a face covering
  • If you have any symptoms do not attend the centre and contact your GP
  • Stay Safe
For more info go to:
https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/covid19/ 
https://www.gov.ie/en/press-release/7894b-post-cabinet-statement-resilience-and-recovery-the-path-ahead/

Poster designed and art work by Alex, computer trainee

 

Thursday, 1 July 2021

Fruit

 


Our strawberries and raspberries are starting to ripen in our garden this week 😋

Tuesday, 29 June 2021

Catering - Baking

This morning Paula from our catering group made a stunning lemon posset tart and topped it with some fresh mint from our garden. We are very lucky to have fresh herbs on the doorstep to utilise in our kitchen. 



Monday, 28 June 2021

Exercise and Photography

It is a beautiful sunny day today in Sligo and some of the trainees went for a lovely scenic walk around Doorly Park.  As part of the Gaisce Physical Recreation Activity trainees use the Strava app to track their exercise - walking, running or cycling.  This app offers great encouragement to trainees to keep fit!





Photos taken by Sharif

 

Thursday, 24 June 2021

Nature Gallery

Alex is taking nature photographs weekly and posting them of our blog.as part of the Community Involvement Activity for Gaisce.  Check out our nature gallery for some more lovely snaps 📸

'Winky The Sheep', photo captured beside the centre today in Cleveragh by Alex


Gaisce - Community Involvement Activity

Robbie is busy this week painting a flower planter in out outdoor space as part of his Gaisce Award Community Involvement Activity

 

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Hairdressing Course - Meche Highlights

Britney, hairdressing trainee practicing her meche highlights.