News from 2012

You'll find all our company news here, including updates on our activities to support the early years sector, community projects and charities.

Congratulations to the NMT Award Winners!

Congratulations to all the winners of the NMT Awards who were announced at a glitzy award ceremony on Saturday night in London...

The Consortium wins 'Product Supplier of the Year'

The Consortium was presented with EducationInvestor's Product Supplier of the Year award at a prestigious ceremony in London on 15 November...

The Old Station Nursery celebrates Display Competition win!

Congratulations to the Old Station Nursery in Oxfordshire whose display about what happens in spring won The Consortium's Display Competition for nurseries...

The new Apple iPad mini has arrived!

The latest exciting addition to the Apple range, the iPad mini, is now available to buy from The Consortium...

Customers praise high-quality service in survey results

We are celebrating some fantastic results from our annual customer satisfaction survey...

The Consortium shortlisted for EducationInvestor Award

The Consortium has been selected as a finalist at this year's EducationInvestor Awards in the Product Supplier of the Year category...

The Consortium's walkers raise £3,600 in the White Horse Challenge!

Staff from The Consortium put their best feet forward over the weekend to take part in a 55 mile walk to raise money for Wiltshire Air Ambulance....

Staff from The Consortium help to recreate the Olympic Torch Relay for local pupils

Rachel Bown, a PE teacher at Larkrise School in Trowbridge and a Great Britain Age-Group triathlete, carried the Olympic torch thorough Croscombe, near Shepton Mallet on 22 May...

The Consortium is now part of Smiths News plc

The Consortium is pleased to announce that it has been acquired by Smiths News plc. The change of ownership will significantly strengthen the company and enhance the opportunities...

Celebrating the Olympic Torch journey through Wiltshire

We're really excited that the Olympic Torch will be making its way through our area very soon! To help mark the occasion...

The Consortium acquires West Mercia Supplies

The Consortium for Purchasing & Distribution Limited, has announced the acquisition of West Mercia Supplies (WMS)

The Consortium wins top award three years in a row!

The Consortium has won the Supplier of the Year Award for the third year in a row!...

The Consortium's Chief Operating Officer appointed to help boost local economy

Mark Barnett, Chief Operating Officer at The Consortium, has been appointed to the board of the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)...

The Consortium showcases UK education to Chinese delegation

The Consortium recently hosted a visit from a Chinese delegation looking for inspiration for their new school in China...

New board appointments strengthen The Consortium’s position for 2012

The Consortium is pleased to announce the appointment of two new directors to help build on the success they achieved in 2011...