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August 13, 2018 5:04 AM Multi-million pound expansion plans for Westhoughton High School

The current capacity of the school is 1150 and the proposed capacity once all future years have filled will increase to 1350. A total of £2.4 million will be spend on expanding the school but because the demand for school places, Westhoughton High School has already begun to admit higher pupil numbers. The school is one of an number of high schools being 7

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 7, 2018 9:58 AM Australia population BOOM: Record 25 million number hit DECADE earlier than expected

AUSTRALIA’S population will hit a record 25 million today, almost a decade earlier than projected, as it attracts hundreds of thousands of migrants each year, latest government data shows. Every minute, one person arrives to live in Australia, the data shows, underpinning demand for everything from homes to cars, schools and hospitals, and boosting the country's 10

August 3, 2018 4:00 AM Hospital land bought for medical centre is sold for housing with £7.8m price tag

A HOSPITAL trust has sold land purchased to provide a £100million treatment centre so it can be used for housing instead. Southend Hospital had initially earmarked the 15 acres of land - the size of ten football pitches - for a diagnostic and treatment centre off Fossetts Way. These plans have since been abandoned and the site has been sold to the Government 7

August 1, 2018 3:13 PM Marie Curie in York volunteer appeal

A CHARITY is looking looking for people to join their York fundraising group. Marie Curie is to help raise vital funds so that their nurses can continue to provide care for people with terminal illnesses in the comfort of their owns homes. Set up almost four years ago, the team of four volunteers has worked tireless on annual campaigns such as the Great 9

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 25, 2018 4:08 AM Pupils win funding for schools in Brighton Pride campaign

It was set up as part of the Pride culture development fund’s community engagement. Local author Shanni Collins was on the judging panel, made up of Pride staff and other volunteers, and together they picked their winner from schools across the city. In the end they were unable to decide on one and so the £1,000 prize was split between Cleo Curtis of Hove Junior 7

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 19, 2018 2:23 PM M20 for weekend for bridge demolition

Four miles of the M20 will be closed next weekend as Highways England demolishes a bridge in Aylesford. Both carriageways will be closed between junction four and junction six from Friday, July 27 until the early hours of Monday, July 30. The closure, which is in place for the demolition of Teapot Lane footbridge, is set to affect anyone travelling through 7

July 18, 2018 11:00 AM West Leigh Infants School celebrates its sporting success

AN infants school has celebrated a hugely successful year after it has become one of the best sporting schools in the borough. West Leigh Infants School in Ronald Hill Grove, Leigh commended its pupils after the key stage one students won first place in the borough sports competition and sportshall athletics. The school said that the pupils' performance 7