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August 10, 2018 8:42 AM Dad 'marks' schools boss's holiday fine letter

A father has "marked and graded" a letter sent by the county's education head with seven spelling mistakes. Daniel Moore from Exmouth, Devon, was sent the letter to inform him of a £60 fine for keeping his son away from school for five days during term time. He called the council "hypocrites", adding he would pay the fine but would return the letter 7

August 8, 2018 11:07 AM Putin’s ‘Night Wolves’ biker gang takes over army base in EU sparking World War 3 fears

VLADIMIR Putin’s henchmen have taken over a military base in Slovakia sparking fears of World War 3. The biker gang, who have earned themselves the nickname the Night Wolves, took over a base in Dolná Krupá located 43 miles north east of the EU member state’s capital Bratislava. Up to 11 members of the group, including the leader of the group Alexander 12

August 3, 2018 11:55 AM £2 an hour jobs advertised on government website

Human error is blamed on the roles being featured on a website hailed last week by the welfare secretary. The welfare secretary last month told teenagers to find part-time work over the school holidays to "complement" their education. But the "Find A Job" website she touted has come under fire for including adverts that offer payment below the minimum 8

August 1, 2018 11:00 AM Woodland fun day for families at wildlife centre during summer school holidays

FAMILIES enjoyed a day out at a wildlife centre with plenty of fun activities for everyone to enjoy. The event, held at Essex Wildlife Trust, Langdon Hills promised a host of activities which were both enjoyable and educational. These included den building, rope swinging, woodland crafts, wildlife spotting and campfires. Education and community officer 6

July 25, 2018 5:02 PM Record 11-plus registrations from outside Kent stretch test centres

County education chiefs say a record number of children from outside Kent have registered to take the 11-plus this year - and that parents may have to travel long distances to sit the exam. A letter sent out to parents by KCC warns that the number of applications from out-of-county children has meant they are struggling to find test centres close to the county’s 15

July 21, 2018 9:07 PM Pixie Lott’s finalist Daniel crowned the winner of The Voice Kids UK

He saw off competition from Lilia, Sienna-Leigh, Harry, Yaroslav and Drew in Saturday night’s live final. Host Emma Willis announced the news after Daniel had wowed the voting public and coaches Pixie Lott, and McFly’s Danny Jones with his performance of Any Time You Need A Friend by Mariah Carey. Daniel was coached by Lott, meaning the singer 10

July 21, 2018 7:31 AM Extech moves to new HQ in Greenacre Court, Burgess Hill

MD Andrew Hookway said: “After more than five years of successfully growing Extech, including the integration of two acquisitions into the business, the time has come to find a new home to accommodate our future expansion plans and further acquisitions. “The team are excited by the move and being an integral part of the next phase of Extech’s journey 10

July 20, 2018 2:30 PM Millthorpe school in York to head up new regional careers hub

A YORK school has been named as the lead for a new careers hub, which will help the region's youngsters prepare for the world of work. The York, North Yorkshire, East Riding regional hub will be based at Millthorpe School and is one of just 20 in England. The hub will be made up of 35 local schools and colleges working together with universities, training 4

July 17, 2018 5:37 AM Brilliant teachers to get their rewards

The hard work and dedication of teachers from schools across Swindon will be recognised in this year’s annual Education Excellence Awards. On Thursday July 19, the award ceremony will be held at the Marriott Hotel on Piper’s Way. A number of Excellence Awards and Healthy Schools Awards will be presented to the top performers - there will be a guest appearance 6

July 9, 2018 3:29 PM Boris Johnson QUITS: Foreign Secretary sends May's cabinet into CRISIS

BORIS Johnson has resigned from Theresa May's Cabinet as the Prime Minister's Brexit crisis continues to worsen. Late last night Mrs May's Brexit minister David Davis also threw in the towel in protests at her Brexit policy. Downing Street said: “This afternoon, the Prime Minister accepted the resignation of Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary 12