North Wales project aims to help people with dementia

November 30, 2013 by  

A service that is expected to help dementia sufferers living in North Wales has launched in Wrexham.

The project, titled ‘Life Not Just a Service’, was unveiled last week and aims to allow those living with dementia, as well as the people [Read more]

World’s most valuable illuminated manuscript displayed at Christie’s

November 30, 2013 by  

An illuminated manuscript went on display in London this week ahead of its auction, where it is expected to sell for as much as £11m.

The manuscript, which is the most valuable of its kind, is a Rothschild prayerbook and will go on sale in January next [Read more]

Swashbuckling writer visits London students

November 30, 2013 by  

A novelist who learned how to swordfight while researching for her book has visited a school in Hampton.

Author Susan EE, who wrote the Angelfall books, visited Hampton School on the launch day of World After, speaking to a gathering [Read more]

Winchester university claims second Carbon Smart Gold win

November 30, 2013 by  

The University of Winchester has won an award for its environmental performance for the second year in a row.

Awarded on behalf of the Winchester City Council by the Carbon Smart project, the award – called the Carbon Smart Gold certificate – seeks [Read more]

Warrington novelist sells 45,000 books in a day

November 29, 2013 by  

A Birchwood crime writer experienced a huge sales boost for his book following an online promotion.

Conrad Jones decided to make his novel, The Child Taker, available as an ebook on a US website at a discounted price, [Read more]

Monarch Airlines creates jobs with Birmingham maintenance facility

November 29, 2013 by  

A newly opened aircraft maintenance hangar located at Birmingham Airport is expected to create around 300 jobs.

Opened earlier this week, the Monarch Aircraft Engineering Ltd hangar is large enough to hold 450 double-decker buses, or [Read more]

Swindon maths boffins compete in national event

November 29, 2013 by  

Young mathematicians from primary schools across Swindon have battled it out in a national competition this week.

Teams of pupils from Ferndale, Oakhurst, Tregoze and Lainsmead primary schools took part in the semi-final stage of the National [Read more]

Lost Strood puffin released into the wild

November 29, 2013 by  

A puffin that was found stranded on the pavement outside a post office in Strood has been released back into the wild.

The seabird was taken to vets before being handed over to the RSPCA’s Mallydams Wood centre near the coast, [Read more]

Preston transport hub set for overhaul

November 28, 2013 by  

Preston’s architecturally significant bus station is set to go through a multi-million pound makeover.

The site was going to be demolished last year, but was saved after the Government marked it as a [Read more]

Elstree pupils progress in national challenge

November 28, 2013 by  

Pupils of Aldenham School recently addressed issues regarding the country’s economic recovery as part of a nationwide competition.

The Elstree students took part in the Target Two Point Zero event – a challenge set by the Bank of England together with The [Read more]

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