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May 8, 2018 8:48 AM University of Bolton is number one amongst its students

THE University of Bolton is a hit with students, according to new tables published. It has placed it number one in the Complete University Guide 2019 for overall student satisfaction amongst the Greater Manchester institutions and joint 18th position within the 131 national universities’ league. The university’s English and maths courses took first place 9

April 27, 2018 5:01 AM Biggest and best ever Bolton Business Expo held at Bridge Conference Centre

THE eighth Big Bolton Business Expo 2018 turned into the biggest and best ever when it was held at The Bridge Conference Centre. There were 85 exhibitors and more than 600 registered visitors to create an exciting event for all. David Ramsden from business marketing and support organisation thebestofbolton said they were "delighted" with the response 10

April 17, 2018 3:31 PM Obituary: Pioneering lecturer helped develop university’s first chemistry courses

A LECTURER who was instrumental in developing chemistry courses at a new university has been remembered by colleagues and loved ones. Dr Edward Bishop, from Brighton, who worked at the University of Sussex for more than three decades, died at the age of 82 on Friday, March 23. He grew up in Worcester, where as a youngster, he became interested in everything 22

April 6, 2018 9:20 AM Essex's first crazy golf restaurant and bar, Caddies, to open next month in Southend

Essex's first crazy golf restaurant and bar is set to open next month in Southend. A Facebook page and website has been launched for 'Caddies' detailing exciting plans to open in early May on London Road. Under the banner, Eat, Drink, Putt, Caddies is a "London-Style Social Entertainment Venue which blends Competitive Fun, an Eccentric British Barbecue 11

March 4, 2018 12:55 PM MP praises the value of international schools

BRIGHTON Kemptown MP welcomed the value of English language schools during a visit to EF, a year-round international school. He was taken on a tour of the Sussex Square campus, answered questions from students and met with staff. EF Education First is a family-owned international education company which has been offering English language courses in Brighton 7

February 22, 2018 1:19 AM Tas golf courses dominate nation's top 10

Tasmania is bereft of teams in national sporting competitions but the island state is the nation's new capital of top-shelf golf courses. Four young courses, buffeted by Bass Strait winds, have helped the Apple Island dislodge Victoria as the leading state in the Australian Golf Digest course rankings. King Island duo Cape Wickham and Ocean Dunes and north-east 4

February 18, 2018 11:51 AM Tory Tuition Fee Plans Will Hurt Social Mobility, Warns Justine Greening

The Government has announced a review of university funding. Tory plans to make some university courses cheaper could have a serious impact on social mobility, former Education Secretary Justine Greening has warned her successor. Greening, who was sacked as Education Secretary in the January reshuffle, claimed cutting the cost of humanities and social 21

February 9, 2018 11:27 AM 'Don't ask twice': Facebook and Google staff told not to ask colleagues a second time for a DATE in love at work legal crackdown

Facebook and Google have warned staff not to ask colleagues out on a date more than once if they are rebuffed the first time. In a crackdown on workplace romances, staff have been told that if their advances are rebuffed, rules state they are not allowed to ask the same colleague out again. It comes amid a rise in so-called 'love contracts' or 'relationships 29

February 7, 2018 3:41 PM These are the Valentines' Day deals available at Basildon Festival Leisure

February is the month of love, and there’s plenty of ways to celebrate with someone you love at Festival Leisure Park. Whether you are looking for a romantic meal, game of bowling or new releases in the Cinema celebrate with the one you love this Valentines’ Day at Festival Leisure Park, Basildon. From exclusive menus to offers you don’t want to miss, find out how you can enjoy 19

January 31, 2018 8:18 AM Police Chief ‘Wants Drivers Penalised For Going 1mph Over Speed Limit’

'They should not come whinging to us about getting caught.' Drivers should be punished for going just 1mph over the speed limit, Britain’s roads policing chief has reportedly said. Chief constable Anthony Bangham is said to have called for an end to the 10% “buffer” over the limit, and said speeding awareness courses were being used too widely instead 39