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28 Mar 2017
Boxing Clever for Cancer Research UK

Tom Warr is counting down to his first boxing match - after just eight weeks of training. Read more


Openreach fundraiser has helped to raise £500,000 for local leisure centre

Openreach fundraiser has helped to raise £500,000 for local leisure centre

27 Mar 2017

Bill Murray, 64, is a champion fundraiser, who's spent, more than twenty years supporting Balmedie Leisure Centre.   Read more


Openreach is supporting Red Nose Day, are you?

Openreach is supporting Red Nose Day, are you?

23 Mar 2017

Red Nose Day comes along every two years and combines two very British things: having a laugh and helping others. We’re supporting Red Nose Day in a variety of ways to ‘make our laugh matter’. Read more


Openreach embraces virtual reality to hire 1,500 trainee engineers

Openreach embraces virtual reality to hire 1,500 trainee engineers

20 Mar 2017

Openreach today announced a major expansion of its engineering workforce with plans to recruit 1,500 trainees as part of its drive to improve customer service and invest in the operation of its network. Read more


Kirkwall swaps iconic red payphone kiosks for superfast fibre broadband

Kirkwall swaps iconic red payphone kiosks for superfast fibre broadband

17 Mar 2017

New fibre-based broadband services are now available to around a further 170 homes and businesses in Kirkwall thanks to a UK first, where unused payphones have been replaced with a superfast fibre broadband cabinet. Read more


Scottish Minister connects with Openreach apprentices at Livingston training centre

Scottish Minister connects with Openreach apprentices at Livingston training centre

14 Mar 2017

Scottish Minister connects with Openreach apprentices at Livingstone training centre.
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Gemma’s a strong contender for sporting titles

Gemma’s a strong contender for sporting titles

14 Mar 2017

Gemma Ferguson, 32, an Openreach field engineer who is putting her strength to the test – in strongwoman competitions. Read more


Ultrafast speeds for Gillingham based book keeping firm gives confidence to expand

Ultrafast speeds for Gillingham based book keeping firm gives confidence to expand

13 Mar 2017

Family run business Temiz book-keeping Ltd has become the first of ten million homes and small businesses to benefit from a major expansion of Ultrafast broadband, giving them the confidence to expand their operation and to offer new services to clients. Read more


Jacob chooses Openreach apprenticeship scheme after six years in the Royal Navy

Jacob chooses Openreach apprenticeship scheme after six years in the Royal Navy

10 Mar 2017

Jacob Baker, 25, is an Openreach service delivery engineer based in Bideford. His job sees him out and about every day in North Devon, providing phone and broadband services for customers and fixing faults. Read more


Kent manager leads double life as midnight bike rider saving lives

Kent manager leads double life as midnight bike rider saving lives

09 Mar 2017

Neil Corse leads a team of Openreach engineers responsible for maintaining power supplies for the phone and broadband network. But in his spare time he is a volunteer blood biker making life-saving emergency blood deliveries across Kent. Read more


 






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