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College of Optometrists issues advice for hay fever suffers as soaring temperatures continue

23rd April 2018

As the UK is experiencing hot weather, and the Met office predicts pollen count levels to rise, the College of Optometrists has issued advice to those who suffer from hay fever, and how they can look after their eyes: Avoid your exposure to pollen, by closing windows and keeping surfaces clear...

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Premier League marks one year of Primary Stars with limited edition poetry book composed by school children

23rd April 2018

As part of the one-year celebrations of Premier League Primary Stars, the Premier League has published ‘Try Try Again’, a book of poems penned by winners of the Writing Stars poetry competition. Premier League Primary Stars is a curriculum-linked education programme which uses the appeal...

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New research reveals nature’s beauty increases happiness

17th April 2018

This June’s 30 Days Wild challenge from The Wildlife Trusts will encourage thousands of people across the UK to make their neighbourhoods wilder – to help wildlife and get communities sharing the joy of the wild. Academics at the University of Derby who have monitored the challenge since...

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The National Refuse Championships is returning to Somerset

11th April 2018

The first ever National Refuse Championships took place in June 2017 at Weston-super-Mare where over 100 refuse vehicle drivers and loaders from across the UK gathered to compete in a series of races. Over £12000 was raised for The Alzheimer’s Society and Aylesbury Vale District Council...

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HIT GLOBAL KIDS’ MUSIC BRAND “KIDZ BOP” WILL OPEN FOR THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS AT SELECT DATES ON UK ARENA TOUR

10th April 2018

The British KIDZ BOP Kids will be the opening performers for four shows this Spring, including London’s The O2 Arena Tuesday 10 April 2018, London, UK: KIDZ BOP, the #1 children’s music brand in the US, has announced that the British KIDZ BOP Kids will support the world-famous basketball...

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Butterfly revival dashed by wet, gloomy weather

10th April 2018

Two declining butterflies suffered their worst year on record in 2017 after hopes of a butterfly revival were dashed by a chilly snap in spring and a gloomy, wet summer, a study has revealed. Grayling and Grizzled Skipper recorded their lowest numbers since records began as difficult weather conditions...

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UK schools to win £5,000 in school trips with Boots Soltan

5th April 2018

With the warmer weather approaching and the prospect of enjoying the great outdoors becoming more of a reality, the Soltan Sun Ready Schools programme from Boots is offering primary schools the chance to win £5,000 for school trips, by taking part in the Sun Ready...

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RUNNING INITIATIVE SET TO TACKLE INACTIVITY IN CHILDREN BY GETTING 55,000 ACTIVE IN 2018

28th March 2018

The first UK running event is planned for April 24 in Humber and 24 local schools are set to participate, with many more on the waiting list! CHILDREN’S running organisation GO Run For Fun has announced ambitious plans to get children aged between five and 10 more active this year by participating...

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2018 INTO FILM AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

15th March 2018

Young filmmakers recognised by film talent including Bond producer Barbara Broccoli and stars Martin Freeman, Gemma Arterton, Gwendoline Christie, Will Poulter at ceremony Young filmmakers from across the UK were recognised today as film education charity Into Film announced the recipients of its...

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Cotswold Wildlife Park’s first hand-reared Rhino calf makes her debut

8th March 2018

Belle is the newest addition to the Rhino family at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens. She is the fifth White Rhino to be born at the Burford collection and is Nancy and Monty’s third calf. Belle’s start in life was, however, unlike anything the animal team at the Park had experienced...

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