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College given lottery funding to help get students active

North Lindsey College has been given £78,200 funding from Sport England to reduce the number of their students who are completing less than thirty minutes of activity each week.

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Rob Waltham

Independent inspectors say children’s services are ‘outstanding’

Independent inspectors Ofsted have awarded North Lincolnshire Council the highest accolade of ‘outstanding’ for services for children in need of help and protection and looked after children – judging it as overall outstanding our excellent services and enables us to go from strength to strength. This is a fantastic outcome, but we mustn’t be complacent and will continue to be the best.”

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Sheffield charity opens innovative new play area

Sheffield charity opens innovative new play area

Paces, the Sheffield charity and school which supports children, adults and families with motor disorders, has launched their new inclusive play area at a grand opening event.

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Open days pave the way to careers in engineering

Young people seeking a career in engineering will get their chance to sign up with a leading training provider when applications open next month for programmes beginning in September 2018.

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Principal Joe Sellars

Axholme Academy makes the grade with a good rating from Ofsted

Proving it is top of the class and can make the grade, Axholme Academy has received a good rating following a recent Ofsted inspection.

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Free bus travel helps thousands of young people take part in South Yorkshire community programme

This summer thousands of young people from South Yorkshire will benefit from free travel when taking part in the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme in partnership with EFL Trust.

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Sheffield students rocked London’s Shaftesbury Theatre

The students from the morning and afternoon academies at The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts in Sheffield dazzled their family and friends with a spectacular performance of PQA’s show ‘The Lazy Ace’.

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Two of Sheffield’s leading employers sign five-year partnership

Staff skills and job opportunities in the healthcare sector have been given a boost thanks to a new partnership agreement between two of Sheffield’s largest employers.

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Sheffield researcher’s book explores the term LGBT community

Sheffield researcher’s book explores the term LGBT community

The phrase ‘LGBT community’ can be problematic and must be used with caution, according to research from Sheffield Hallam University.

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EDUCATION: Parents tear their hair out trying to fill the six week school holiday

The school holidays are well under way and even though we are only into week two out of the six weeks assigned to the summer break, there are already some Sheffield mums and dads tearing their hair out.

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Doncaster Voices: How can we address the workforce skills gap?

Doncaster Voices: How can we address the workforce skills gap?

Welcome to Doncaster Voices, your weekly debate forum. If you want to get involved, submit 150 words with name, title and photo to chris.page@jpress.co.uk and your views could appear here next week, when subject is . . . “Anti social behaviour – what can be done”?

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Rob Waltham

Council leader welcomes additional schools funding

Councillor Rob Waltham, leader of North Lincolnshire Council has welcomed the Government’s announcement that North Lincolnshire schools are to get a share of an extra 2.6bn nationally in the over the next two years as part of the core school funding budget.

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Dawn Twemlow, Head Cook at Intake Primary School, has won an annual UK-wide Stork Big School Bake Off competition.

Doncaster school head chef Dawn cooks up a win at national contest

A school chef has said she is ‘absolutely thrilled’ to be crowned the winner of a cooking competition.

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Primary academy officially opens its new digging pit

Epworth Primary Academy officially opened its brand new digging pit in the early years foundation stage outdoor area recently.

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College welcomes students to start apprenticeship journey

The first cohort of students to start on the new Higher Level Apprenticeship Standard Healthcare Assistant Practitioner at level 5 have been welcomed at the University Centre at North Lindsey College to start their apprenticeship journey.

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Students to benefit from cheapest travel in the country

Students to benefit from cheapest travel in the country

North Lincolnshire Council has once again retained the cost of a bus pass for students travelling to local sixth form or college to just £30 a year – the cheapest in the country.

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Andrew Percy MP visits St Martins Primary School ahead of �100k improvements

£100,000 improvement work for Owston Ferry school

North Lincolnshire Council is working with St Martin’s CE Voluntary Aided Primary and Lincolnshire CE Diocesan Board of Education to carry out £100,000 renovation work at the primary school to improve the space for pupils.

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New discovery in motor neurone disease and dementia by Sheffield scientists could pave the way to novel treatments

A new discovery by scientists at the University of Sheffield could help slow down the progression of neurodegenerative diseases such as motor neurone disease (MND), dementia and neurological decline associated with ageing.

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Honorary degree for one of the UK’s most celebrated hairdressing names from South Yorkshire

Honorary degree for one of the UK’s most celebrated hairdressing names from South Yorkshire

Barnsley born Andrew Barton, one of the UK’s most celebrated hairdressing names, was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Arts from Southampton Solent University earlier this month.

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South Yorkshire staff and students enjoy opening of new shelter with bike breakfast

Children and staff at Tankersley St Peters Primary School will take part in a bike breakfast to celebrate the opening of their new cycle shelter organised by charity Sustrans.

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