EVENTS

SIMA & Unite the union were proud to sponsor the 50th anniversary of the corby highland gathering on the 14th & 15th july

SIMA were happy to have been a major sponsor of Corby's Highland Gathering.

2018 was the 50th anniversary of Corby's Highland Gathering and to celebrate the event it was held over two days - Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th July. Speaking about the event Gary Buchan, SIMA Vice-President & Corby resident said 'SIMA & Unite the Union have a long standing relationship with Corby, the steel industry and other manufacturing businesses within the town. We are proud to sponsor and support the Corby Highland Gathering's 50th year anniversary'. The weekend was a massive success and we were able to speak to members of the local community about their issues and how SIMA & Unite can help them.

SIMA would like to thank the organisers for making the event the success that it was.


SIMA supported the 2018 merthyr rising festival in a display of solidarity 25th - 27th may 2018

SIMA were one of the festival’s main sponsors for 2018 and beyond. 

Over the last few years, Unite SIMA have played a part in the festival’s growth by actively supporting the festival to its members. With the 2017 festival being such a success it was felt that Unite SIMA wanted to ‘up the ante’ from 2018 onwards and agreed to support the festival on a grander scale. 

Speaking after the event Lyn Williams (Merthyr Rising Director) said, "We're all pleased with the overall feedback of the event and with your ever-growing support the festival continues to be a success. This year the festival was attended by people all over the UK and other parts of the world who join us to celebrate the working class culture and resistance at the birthplace of the red flag"


SIMA makes donation to Foundations - June 2017

SIMA makes a donation to Foundations based in Corby to help give their customers a day trip to Hunstanton, Foundations is a day service that offers vulnerable adults the support they need to achieve their goals in life. 


SIMA Sponsors Corby Highland Gathering - July 2017

SIMA sponsored the Corby Highland gathering in 2017. The steelworks and creation of the New Town of Corby in the 1950s brought thousands of Scots to Corby, the event celebrates Corby's strong Scottish links.


SIMA Awards prize for art project at richmond upon thames college - jUNE 2017

SIMA was pleased to present UAL Level 2 Art & Design with £500. the winner of the SIMA logo design was Iranea Clarke collected on her behalf by Ashleigh Beugre-Joncourt.