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Developing the Young Workforce Outer Hebrides and Western Isles Employability are holding a Fishing and Aquaculture Focus Week beginning on Monday.

It is a chance for local companies in the sector to promote their businesses and the career paths available to young people.

The Focus Week, from Monday, December 4 to Friday, December 8, will explore and interview those working in the vibrant fishing and aquaculture industry. 

There will also be school visits by employers.

A Developing the Young Workforce Outer Hebrides spokesperson commented: “Hopefully, by doing this, we can encourage young and local workers into the industry at a time when the Western Isles needs it.”

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