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May 18, 2018 3:22 PM Royal wedding celebrations under way at Radcliffe primary school

CELEBRATIONS were under way at a Radcliffe school as pupils prepared for tomorrow's royal wedding. St Andrew's CE VA Primary School held a street party and outdoor picnic on Friday lunchtime to mark the occasion. Children and staff alike wore golden crowns as they sat to enjoy their picnic at 12noon on the eve of Prince Harry's and Meghan Markle's special 13

May 18, 2018 11:31 AM Hawaii volcano: WARNING another Mount Kilauea could be EVEN more powerful

THE HAWAII volcano Mount Kilauea exploded causing a volcanic cloud that reached a high of 30,000 feet above sea level, and there could be more explosions to come, said one expert. “It caused a volcanic cloud that reached as high as 30,000 feet above sea level and it is the biggest cloud we have had so far during the recent activity.” Gas masks were handed 13

May 13, 2018 12:10 AM The Latest: New fissure spatters lava from Hawaii volcano

A new lava fissure has opened up on Hawaii's Big Island in the vicinity of a geothermal energy plant. Ken Gadd, a first-time visitor from Dayton, Ohio, takes pictures of the entrance to Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii, Friday, May 11, 2018. The park is closed due to the threat of an explosive volcanic eruption. Warnings that Hawaii's Kilauea volcano 6

May 11, 2018 9:05 PM 'Oh mummy, I can't breathe': Mother saved her daughter's life with CPR after the ten-year-old collapsed at the finish line of a school race

A ten-year-old girl was saved by her mother after she collapsed at the end of a school race with a heart problem. Nurse Jo Naylor told her daughter Amelia to 'stop being silly' after she collapsed on the ground after her race. But Mrs Naylor then watched as her daughter's eyes rolled back in her head and her breathing became strained. She began to give her daughter 9

May 11, 2018 2:15 PM Grammar schools: Is selection good for social mobility?

As the government reiterates its pledge to provide £50m to expand existing grammar schools in England, Labour's shadow education secretary Angela Rayner has criticised the plans as "absurd". She said that the evidence was "clear they do nothing to improve social mobility". The Department for Education said grammar schools will only get a share of this money 32

May 11, 2018 8:49 AM Grammars to be handed £50million cash boost to build extra classrooms... but schools must prove they're doing enough to help poorer families

Thousands more places at selective schools are to be created in a new revolution for grammars. Making good on the Tories’ pledge to increase choice for parents, Education Secretary Damian Hinds today approves a £50million fund for selective schools to build extra classrooms. However, grammars bidding for the money must be able to prove that they are taking 5

May 8, 2018 12:25 PM So, what would you like to do before you die?

ST Barnabas House, the hospice for Worthing, Adur, Arun and Henfield, is encouraging people to talk about death, dying and bereavement during Dying Matters Awareness Week. The national awareness week, which takes place from 14-20 May 2018, is an annual national campaign described as “an unparalleled opportunity to place the importance of talking about 15

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

May 4, 2018 9:59 AM Police hunting 'mystery pooper' at New Jersey school charge top education official

School staff found human faeces daily near the athletics track and football field and monitored the area to identify the culprit. Staff at Holmdel High School in New Jersey reported finding human faeces "on a daily basis" near its athletics track and football field, authorities said. Thomas Tramaglini, 42, was detained following an early morning run at the school's 23

May 4, 2018 5:02 AM Blackrod promised ex-straw-dinary time at 12th scarecrow festival

PREPARATIONS for the 12th annual Blackrod Scarecrow Festival are well under way and organisers are expecting it to be one of the biggest ever. More than 100 people have already signed up to the event, one of the biggest of the year in Blackrod, which will take place on Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July 1. Jean Hibbert, organiser of the festival, said: "Preparations 16