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We Will Host the Starlight Charity Ball

We Will Host the Starlight Charity Ball

We are staging a fundraising ball this week for a leading children’s charity.

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Blenheim Palace Shortlisted For Top Tourism Award

Blenheim Palace Shortlisted For Top Tourism Award

Blenheim Palace has been shortlisted for the Beautiful South Awards for Excellence.

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250,000 Solutions to Climate Change

250,000 Solutions to Climate Change

Of many pioneering initiatives on the Blenheim Estate, tree planting is the most important facet of our climate change strategy, addressing problems and creating opportunities.

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We're on Track to Train 100 Apprentices

We're on Track to Train 100 Apprentices

As part of National Apprenticeship Week (7th-13th February) at Blenheim we're on track to achieve our goal of training 100 apprentices within 10 years.

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Our £50,000 Bursary Scheme to Support Local Green Projects

Our £50,000 Bursary Scheme to Support Local Green Projects

Local charities are being invited to apply for funding as part of our £50,000 bursary scheme.

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New Report Reveals Effects of Pandemic in our Economic Impact

New Report Reveals Effects of Pandemic in our Economic Impact

The report, which was undertaken by Oxford Brookes Business School, highlights the devastating effect the pandemic has had on both us and the local economy.

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Care Homes Residents Turn Virtual Palace Tour Into Festive Reality

Care Homes Residents Turn Virtual Palace Tour Into Festive Reality

Residents and staff from Barchester Healthcare, who took part in virtual talks and tours of Blenheim Palace during lockdown, enjoyed the real thing with an in-person visit to our Christmas celebrations on December 8th.

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With Our Partner Pye Homes, We Will Sponsor Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Award

With Our Partner Pye Homes, We Will Sponsor Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Award

Together with Pye Homes, we are sponsoring the Special Recognition category at next year’s Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Award run by the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP).

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Chess Champions Crowned at Palace

Chess Champions Crowned at Palace

The country’s brightest young chess players took part in the 26th Delancey UK Schools’ Chess Challenge at the Palace at the weekend.

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Iconic Cheltenham Gold Cup on Display at Blenheim Palace

Iconic Cheltenham Gold Cup on Display at Blenheim Palace

The original Cheltenham Gold Cup is taking pride of place in the Palace ahead of the International Horse Trials which begin on Thursday 16th September.

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Blenheim Bursary Boost for Local Good Causes

Blenheim Bursary Boost for Local Good Causes

A total of 20 local charities, organisations and good causes are set to benefit from our £50,000 charity and community bursary.

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Candlemaker Wins Blenheim’s Start-up Business Award

Candlemaker Wins Blenheim’s Start-up Business Award

A candlemaker from Long Wittenham has won Blenheim’s annual business start-up competition.

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We've Donated Shrubs to Woodstock Care Home

We've Donated Shrubs to Woodstock Care Home

Our Head Gardener made a special visit to a Woodstock care home to help plant a selection of donated flowering shrubs.

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We Are Recruiting A Record Number of Apprentices

We Are Recruiting A Record Number of Apprentices

We are offering 12 new apprenticeship opportunities in a wide range of roles from bricklaying to social media.

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Furlough Courses Allow Blenheim Staff to Flourish in Lockdown

Furlough Courses Allow Blenheim Staff to Flourish in Lockdown

We have been supporting our furloughed staff and those having to work from home by funding online training courses of their choice.

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Blenheim Bursary Scheme Aims To Help Bring People Together

Blenheim Bursary Scheme Aims To Help Bring People Together

We are inviting grant applications for our 2021 bursary scheme from local projects and charities that focus their work on bringing people together in the local community.

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Re-Launching our Start-Up Scheme

Re-Launching our Start-Up Scheme

We are once again inviting entrepreneurs and new businesses to take part in our start-up scheme aimed at boosting their chances of success.

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Our Apprentice Lands Promotion

Our Apprentice Lands Promotion

This National Apprentice Week (8 -14 February 2021), we are pleased to announce the promotion of one of our apprentices, 19-year-old Woodstock student Nicole Nielsen-Pike, to the role of Guest Services Supervisor.

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We Live Streamed Talks and Tours Into More Than 100 Care Homes

We Live Streamed Talks and Tours Into More Than 100 Care Homes

We live-streamed a series of talks and tours into over 130 care homes across the UK over the Christmas holidays.

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Bursary Helps School Build New Outdoor Classroom

Bursary Helps School Build New Outdoor Classroom

Wooton-on-Woodstock Primary School has created a brand new outdoor learning area and additional storage facilities with the help of a grant from our Charitable Bursary.

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We're live-streaming virtual Christmas events into 240 care homes and hospitals

We're live-streaming virtual Christmas events into 240 care homes and hospitals

Hundreds of care home residents across the UK will be able to enjoy free live virtual tours and interactive talks about Blenheim Palace over the Christmas period.

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Our Bursary Supports Eco-friendly Village Refill

Our Bursary Supports Eco-friendly Village Refill

We have set up a bursary fund which is helping a local business deliver earth-friendly household cleaning and body-care products to Woodstock and the surrounding villages.

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