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Get knitting to help unwanted cats stay cosy this autumn

17th August 2018

Knitters are being asked to help unwanted cats and kittens this autumn by making homemade blankets and mouse toys for Cats Protection. The UK’s largest cat charity will be launching its annual Knitting Bee appeal at the Knitting & Stitching Show at London’s Alexandra Palace from October...

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ONE OF THE UK’S BEST TEACHERS FOUND IN SUSSEX

16th August 2018

IT’S OFFICIAL – one of the UK’s best teachers has been identified as primary school reception class teaching assistant, Mrs. Butler from Crawley. A three-week search via Facebook was carried out by One4all, the Post Office gift card, which saw 169 nominations coming in from students,...

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3 in 4 people confused about how best to reduce environmental impact of plastic

16th August 2018

London and the South East lead charge to reuse as Blue Planet effect turns UK green New research1 released today by North London Waste Authority (NLWA) has found that the ‘Blue Planet effect’ has resulted in 69% of people trying to change their habits to help the environment, although...

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Chris Packham organizes the first Peoples Walk for Wildlife, 22nd September. Hyde Park, London

16th August 2018

On 22nd September join Chris Packham for the first People’s Walk for Wildlife in Central London. This walk is for everybody who cares about wildlife and is concerned about the rapid loss of UK wildlife and who wants to stand up and take action. Gather: 10am, Hyde Park | Infotainment: 12 noon...

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One in three children travel unprotected in cars as new school year starts

15th August 2018

New research from mifold, the Grab-and-Go child restraint, has found that one in three children will travel unprotected in cars as a new school year commences. At the start of a new school year, when lift sharing and car-pooling is common, the research by mifold also found that 38 per cent of parents...

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BookTrust: Why reading stories will help prepare toddlers and parents starting school journey this September

8th August 2018

Going to the toilet, tying your shoelaces, brushing your teeth and speaking correctly are all tasks that children should have mastered before starting school, however it transpires that many little ones are lacking these crucial skills, and are even arriving at school without basic hygiene awareness. According...

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GetKidsIntoSurvey releases latest poster in campaign to get children excited about careers in surveying

27th July 2018

Elaine Ball Technical Marketing, backed by a group of corporate geospatial sponsors, has released the third in a series of GetKidsIntoSurvey posters designed to help businesses and educationalists encourage more children and young people to take up surveying as a career. The campaign takes a strategic,...

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VOGUE WILLIAMS AND SPENCER MATTHEWS JOIN FORCES WITH FIREMAN SAM TO BACK A NATIONWIDE CAMPAIGN LED BY THE RSPCA HELPING TO SAVE DOGS LIVES AS THE SUMMER HEAT WAVE

26th July 2018

They are just weeks away from becoming parents for the first time and this week television personalities Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews had the perfect opportunity to test out their pre-school skills as the celebrity couple and their pet dog Winston joined Fireman Sam and an officer from the RSPCA...

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LOCAL 10 YEAR OLD GISELLE MAKES BRUSH TIME FUN TO WIN NATIONWIDE INVENTION COMPETITION

26th July 2018

The Aquafresh Inventors Academy tasked kids to draw an invention to make brush time more fun With a shocking 170 operations a day in the UK to remove rotten teeth in children[1], to engage kids with brushing, the Aquafresh Inventors Academy wanted to get children involved in making brush time more...

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OVER 2,500 SCHOOL KIDS, TEACHERS AND PARENTS CELEBRATE BEING ACTIVE AT THE MÜLLER ANNIVERSARY GAMES

23rd July 2018

Nike’s Made to Play initiative is helping 16 million kids across the globe get moving More than 2,500 schoolkids, teachers and parents from across London and beyond were at the Müller Anniversary Games this weekend. The kids were celebrating the progress they’ve made in getting active...

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Playing Out: Summer’s here and the time is right for playing in the street!

16th July 2018

Primary Times reports on the national growth of Playing Out, an initiative allowing neighbours to close their streets to traffic so children can discover the joy of outdoor play. Children kicking a ball, playing hopscotch or pushing a toy pram along a public street … in today’s, traffic-dominated...

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The Actives Challenge Launches To Schools Across The UK

5th July 2018

Following a successful pilot programme, The Actives Challenge - a new digital platform that engages children in health and wellbeing - is being made available to primary schools all around the UK for the 2018/19 academic year. The Actives Challenge is a app-based programme that rewards children for...

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How Christingle helps your school

3rd July 2018

For 50 years now, in schools all across the country, children and adults have come together to celebrate Christingle with The Children’s Society. People from every community have joined one another to light Christingle candles and hold collections to raise vital funds that allow vulnerable children...

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