If you are looking for employment in the area, the following resources will hopefully be of assistance. The My World of Work website is a brilliant starting point and has advice and resources regarding employment through every stage in you working life, from qualifying right through to retiring and everything in between. There are also links included to the careers section of organisations that employ significant numbers locally as well as job boards to search by your location, or desired job type.
A great way to build your skills and qualities is to volunteer which can not only give you valuable experience to enhance your CV, but be highly rewarding at the same time. There are countless charities, projects and other organisations offering opportunities on both a full and part time basis so no matter what your interests, and how much time you have there is sure to be something perfect for you. The organisations shown below are a great place to browse opportunities in the area.