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Chapeltown and Harehills Assisted Learning Computer School (CHALCS) (Chapeltown)
Black & White imageDecember 1988. Image shows children learning computer skills at the Chapeltown and Harehills Assisted Learning Computer School (CHALCS) based at Technorth, number 9 Harrogate Road. The project was funded by Task Force and took place outside school hours, on weekends and during the summer and Easter school holidays. The learning was geared to suit children from the age of eight upwards.
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Chapeltown Job Centre, Kenneth Clarke meets local residents (Chapeltown)
Black & White imageOctober 1986. Kenneth Clarke, Minister for Employment meets local residents at the newly established Chapeltown Job Centre. Chapeltown had been designated as one of the eight areas throughout the country to become part of the Task Force scheme due to high levels of unemployment. It received a £1 million pound injection targeted at creating work opportunities for the unemployed. The funding went towards the setting up of Chapeltown Job Centre and new training schemes, including the 40-50 place YTS scheme. Grants were awarded to existing schemes for instance, Chapeltown Community Workshops and Technorth.
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Employment Minister, Kenneth Clarke meets local residents of Chapeltown (Chapeltown)
Black & White imageOctober 1986. Image shows Kenneth Clarke, the Minister for Employment, as he meets local residents of Chapeltown. Because of high unemployment levels Chapeltown had been chosen as one of eight Task Force areas throughout the country in a scheme aimed at creating jobs. £1 million was ear-marked for the scheme and it was used to establish a new Job Centre in the area plus new training initiatives and grants to the Chapeltown Community Workshops and Technorth.
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Leeds West Indian Carnival, students from CHALCS (Chapeltown)
Black & White imageAugust 1989. Image shows students from CHALCS taking part in the annual Leeds West Indian Carnival. CHALCS stands for the Chapeltown and Harehills Assisted Learning Computer School found by Mr. B.T. Braimah. Based at Technorth in Harrogate Road, it aimed to give children tuition in computing and new techology in school holidays and at weekends.
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Technorth, 9 Harrogate Road, Councillor Lorna Cohen with a student (Chapeltown)
Black & White imageDecember 1985. Image shows Harehills Councillor Lorna Cohen observing a student working at the newly opened Technorth, a technology training centre situated at number 9 Harrogate Road. Councillor Cohen was a member of the management committee and was keen to involve local firms who were able to offer jobs or work placements for students. Technorth offered training for young people under the YTS scheme, training for adults, with special facilities for the disabled, evening classes and units for small starter businesses. Nowadays, it is called Technorth Family Learning Centre and has been given a three storey extension with funding from Yorkshire Forward and the European Regional Development Fund. The aim is still to build skills through training in order to enable people to find employment. The centre incorporates a Jobshop with support, advice and information. Technorth opened in the September of 1985.
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