Young Social Entrepreneurs Sell Out at Marketplace

February 25th, 2014

A group of young entrepreneurs have been given a taste of running their own business thanks to a week-long summer project The 17 Chester-Le-Street teenagers have been taking part

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Laura moves a step closer to a future in the NHS

February 18th, 2014

Laura Barratt is a 25 year old mum of one living in Stockton and is seeking to secure stability and a long term career to improve the lives of

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Young social entrepreneurs making money and making a difference

February 14th, 2014

In July 2013, High Tunstall College of Science in Hartlepool worked with Five Lamps’ MyBnk Project to introduce their year 10 business students to Social Enterprise through the Enterprise-in-a-Box

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Five Lamps’ WINS Impact Award

February 13th, 2014

Five Lamps are celebrating after winning a major national award The Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards, in partnership with the CDFA, celebrate excellence in community finance in supporting financial inclusion and

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Andrew sets his ‘sites’ high!

February 11th, 2014

Andrew, 32 first came to Five Lamps in July 2013 looking for guidance, support and advice in setting up a Web design, Social Media management and Copywriting Business called

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Switching saves Sheila £356

January 28th, 2014

Sheila from Stockton- on-Tees was referred to Five Lamps by Stockton Council through the Warm Homes Healthy People project She was finding her energy bills very high and required

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