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beacon status

n
Brit a ranking awarded by the government to an organization, rendering it eligible for extra funding, and aimed at encouraging organizations to share good practice with each other
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Cllr Jim Keight, leader of Knowsley council, said: "Our achievement in Beacon status in a third service area is recognition that Knowsley continues to lead the field in key services." Wirral council is also celebrating being named as one of the 46 Beacon councils and will now receive a share of a pounds 1.7m grant.
Education Secretary Estelle Morris announced 47 across the region would receive beacon status and 11 would become specialist schools.
The winning teams will have their Beacon status confirmed at the trust's annual Star Awards ceremony at Villa Park on October 14.
In 2013, Liverpool was awarded a Purple Flag Beacon status, recognising it as one of the safest cities in the UK.
Queensway in Kirkburton has received beacon status from the Care Homes Quality Hallmark awards.
We have received Beacon Status and award for our efforts.
Wirral Tennis Centre, in Bidston, has been awarded Beacon Status which was given to the club for providing accessible and affordable indoor tennis facilities to the local community.
Sue Mappin, executive director of the Tennis Foundation, said: "We were delighted to recognise the excellent work the park is already doing by awarding them Beacon status.
His chief role will be to ensure that CenFRA continues to strengthen its beacon status as a leading centre of excellence for automation in food and drink by offering its unrivalled knowledge and expertise to all sectors of the industry - from large multi national corporations through to small independently run businesses.
THE Tennis Foundation has awarded Northumberland's Cramlington Park Beacon status in recognition of its high quality and affordable community tennis programmes.
Saks has been officially acknowledged as the UK's Best Training Provider, awarded Beacon Status by the Quality Improvement Agency and grade 1s by the Adult Learning Inspectorate.
Gateshead College has become one of the country's most elite after being awarded Beacon status by the Learn-inand Skills Improvement Service (LSIS).