Lanc Live

Thanks so much to #Lancslive for this article




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Learn Free 2020


Thanks so much for the article

Lancaster Fun Palace 

Really pleased I have been asked to talk here and make something


Meet The Makers 5: Billy



Really looking forward to this event at the Museum


Thanks to IMAGEON of Lancaster for my great T shirts picking them up soon

Lancaster Guardian

I am over joyed to of been asked to be the Guest of honour with Michael Edwards aka Eddie the Eagle he is a total legend and thanks to the Lancaster Guardian for covering the story.



Learning through Living magazine

Great to be featured in the Learning through Living magazine, what a beautifully set out article.




Over the moon made #worldnews in #India #internationalnews

Lancaster 18-Year-Old Boy, transforms boat into luxury holiday home for his mother and sister

The Metro

Yay in The Metro!!  The United Kingdoms Highest circulation newspaper.

Teen turns old barge into a luxury home in just eight weeks


Wow!!! Thanks to @All4 for putting me on this trailer I’ve had nearly 4.3 million views!!

The Daily Mail 

Just made the Nationals with the #Dailymail Yay !!!!!!!!!!

The Daily Mirror


The Telegraph

Thanks so much to The Telegraph and Stephen McGrath

Waterways World 

I am on the front cover of Waterways World of their June edition, Waterways World is the biggest-selling and longest-established inland waterways magazine.


Link to the Amazing Spaces programme



The World News and Blackpool Gazette 

Thanks to @BlackpoolGazette I have a piece on The World News; NEWS PLATFORM

Garstang Courier

Thanks to the @GarstangNews

Bullying prevention event Lancaster

Had a fantastic turnout for my first event and could not of had a better audience, ended up being a big group discussion, really enjoyed and benefited from it, looking forward to my next one. pics of some of the people who attended and thanks to @beyondradio for the support.


Lancaster Guardian 

Thank You to the #Lancasterguardian @Lancasterguardian for covering our event

Beyond Radio

So pleased to be asked back this time to talk specifically about my event this Saturday @inspiregiftsandgallery in #Lancaster talking about #bullying

Lancashire Post

Thanks so much to Fiona for this great article #Volkswagen #VWlt

Friends of Lancaster Museum 

Honoured to be asked to talk at the Museum, thanks so much @FOLCM1

Waterways World 

Thanks so much to @waterwaysworld #waterwaysworld

Lancashire Libraries

Thanks to #Morecambe library for a fab day!

BBC Radio Lancashire 

Excited to be on the Sally Naden show on Wednesday morning


Bentham news

Thanks so much for putting Billy on the front page @thebenthamnews

Heart Radio

Thanks so much to @dannycmatthews for visiting the boat with Darren Milby, awesome day! @heartradio #dannymatthews #heartradio

Beyond Radio 

Thank you for having us as your guests on the Greg Lambert show

#carpentry #homeeducation #bullying

Link to the show

BBC Lancashire

Thanks for the fab vid

Lancaster and Morecambe college 

Superb support from Lancaster and Morecambe college as always


Lancashire & North West magazine

Thank you so much to Karen for the awesome book review

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Lancashire Libraries 

Honoured to have been asked to do a book signing at Morecambe Library on the 8th March


BBC Lancashire 

Thank you to #BBCLancashire for Billy’s interview and putting Billy on the news

Lancaster District magazine

Brilliant write up, even put the first chapter of the book MatildaJayne in!

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Great coverage from the Lancaster Guardian

Billy’s Awards 


At 16 yrs old Billy won the regional Skillbuilds competition, he now been accepted into the Institute of Carpenters (LIOC) at the grade of Licentiate in recognition of his achievements at college and with him gaining first place in the Regional Skillbuild Competition. The Institute also recognised the high regard for Billy expressed by his college lecturers and his referees. Billy is now a Licentiate of the Institute of Carpenters.

Billy’s certificate


Billy then came second in the Institute of Carpenters Craft competition making a radiator cover  by hand. He was the only child that entered who did not have tutor support, nor a workshop or access to college equipment. He made the radiator cover totally by himself and followed the complex plans. When he received his award it was noted about how good the standard of work was with him having no tutor support.