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Kirklees College raises vital funds for Kirkwood Hospice

Hair and Beauty students across Kirklees College’s Dewsbury and Huddersfield Centres have, through a week of fundraising events, raised £909.32 for Kirkwood Hospice, the local charity, that provides outstanding care for people with life-limiting illnesses, their families and loved ones. Kirkwood Hospice is close to the hearts of many students …

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Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, opens £27m Edge Hill University facility

Catalyst, the new £27m home for the library, careers and student services functions was officially opened last week by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal.    Her Royal Highness toured the state-of-the-art building and met with students, staff and alumni as well as key people involved in the development and construction of Catalyst before officially …

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Students put their STEM skills to the test at the IET FIRST® LEGO® League Cambridge tournament

Almost 200 school children from across East Anglia gathered at University of Cambridge’s Department of Engineering this week (Tuesday 15 January) to compete in the IET FIRST® LEGO® League Cambridge regional heat. Team CERC, Cambourne Electronics & Robotics Club, were awarded the FIRST® LEGO® League Champions’ Award and will now …

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Schools to teach pupils about cutting back on sugar in maths and English lessons

New Change4Life teaching resources will support teachers to use English and Maths lessons to help children cut back on sugar. This comes as Public Health England (PHE) reveals the average 10 year old has already consumed at least 18 years’ worth of sugar. While children’s sugar intakes have declined slightly …

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