Worcester Bosch, a leading manufacturer of Which? Best Buy high-efficiency boilers, internet connect smart controllers, multi-fuel stoves and renewable technologies, is delighted to once again sponsor the Worcestershire Education Awards.

Founded in Worcester in 1962 from its original site in the old Vinegar Works, the company still retains its commitment to Worcestershire with its headquarters and distribution centre on the edge of the city. 

With a further manufacturing plant in Clay Cross in Derbyshire and training, sales and service personnel based all over the country with a total workforce of over 1850 people,  Worcester Bosch has been part of the Bosch Group, a charitable foundation, for over 20 years. The team from Worcester has become involved with a variety of community projects across the county, providing first-hand experience of the difference it can make to peoples’ lives.

 Sue Pennington, corporate communication manager, said: “With our lives becoming increasingly busy, in many cases, time, effort and thoughtfulness can prove the most effective tools when it comes to transforming lives or the space around us and getting involved in the local community can have a big impact. We are delighted to be sponsoring the Community Involvement Award and are looking forward to rewarding groups who are finding ways to make that difference for others.”

The team at Worcester take on a variety of community projects.  Members of the manufacturing team spent a day helping out at the Wildgoose Rural Training Centre, a care farm based at Top Barn Farm who offer meaningful day opportunities for adults and young people who may find life a challenge.

The entire HR team spent the day redecorating the café in the Worcester Community Trust centre in Dines Green which is a valuable resource for the community. More recently, the company has helped the science pupils at the Tardebigge School to develop their love of science by funding the provision of lab coats to help them look like scientists.