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  1. Cross Keys pub in Wymondham banned from serving food after health officers find mouldy baked beans and sandwich filler t

    Edp24.co.uk -Crime 05.23 / 18:05 www.edp24.co.uk
    A town pub’s kitchen can no longer be used to serve food to the public after a court heard of mold and filthy conditions…
  2. Boarding school housemaster from Devon jailed for vile sex abuse...

    A former housemaster at a Devon boarding school has been jailed for more than seven years for sexually abusing vulnerable and lonely boys in his care.Steven Joyce, 66, groomed and assaulted children at the Marland School near Torrington during a decade of abuse during the 1980s.He would stalk the dormitory at night coaxing children from their beds to his own sleeping quarters where he carried out the sex attacks, Exeter Crown Court was told. On one occasion he cornered a victim in the…
  3. ​Support worker escaped teens high on drugs who subjected him to...

    A youth worker was threatened and had his car stolen by teenagers high on hallucinogenic drugs after telling one of them to turn his music down.Owen Potter, 18, told the carer 'I'm going to do you' when he turned up at his home in Newton Abbot.Potter and two other teenagers, who cannot be named due to their age, then subjected the victim to an ordeal lasting more than half an hour. They filmed some of the abuse to humiliate the victim, and made threats against his family before driving…
  4. Court hears of filthy conditions at Wymondham’s Cross Keys pub

    Edp24.co.uk -Crime 05.23 / 16:43 www.edp24.co.uk
    A town pub’s kitchen can no longer be used to serve food to the public after a court heard of mold and filthy conditions…
  5. Crackdown launched after increase in stone-throwing incidents on Thetford estate

    Edp24.co.uk -Crime 05.23 / 16:17 www.edp24.co.uk
    Reckless people throwing stones at residents are to be targeted by police as part of an anti-social behaviour crackdown on a Norfolk housing…
  6. Off duty bouncer attacked veteran Marine at his demob party in...

    An off duty bouncer has been ordered to pay compensation to a Royal Marine who he attacked during a night out in Exmouth. John Essex was partying with a group of bouncers from Taunton when his group clashed with a party of Marines who were celebrating victim Stewart Beeston's demobbing. Mr Beeston plans to start a new life outside the Royal Marines were wrecked by the attack in which he suffered two fractures of the cheekbone and one of the eye socket. Essex, aged 53, of Eaton…
  7. Teenage shoplifters targeting businesses in Sidmouth

    Businesses in Sidmouth have been warned to be on their guard after reports of people shoplifting in the town. Devon and Cornwall Police sent out an alert on Tuesday telling people to be wary and to be alert to potential shoplifters. They said that they had received reports of a white female and teenage males shoplifting in the town. Read more Hugo Swire explains that he will hold his own public meetings... A spokesman said: "We have received reports of persons shoplifting in Sidmouth…
  8. ‘No respect’ - British Legion president expresses disgust after wreath he laid in memory of his war hero father William

    Edp24.co.uk -Crime 05.23 / 15:41 www.edp24.co.uk
    A British Legion president has expressed his disgust after a wreath he laid in memory of his war hero father was stolen for the third time in recent…
  1. Arthritis cure: Over the counter tablets could be just as effective as prescription drugs

    Express-Health and Life 05.23 / 18:43 express.co.uk
    ARTHRITIS has many types, including osteoarthritis. However, the widely-prescribed drugs to currently treat it can have serious side-effects - but an over the counter alternative might be safer and just as…
  2. Man loses 5st in just 12 weeks – this is how

    DailyStar-Diet 05.23 / 18:31 dailystar.co.uk
    FOSTER HERES lost an incredible 5st in just three months, and completely transformed his…
  3. Could your ’smoker’s cough’ be a sign of this potentially life-threatening lung condition?

    Express-Health and Life 05.23 / 18:06 express.co.uk
    EMPHYSEMA is a type of lung condition that causes problems breathing, and it could turn dangerous. Here are the symptoms to look out…
  4. Croydon University Hospital doctor sacked amid a toxic working...

    A heart consultant who was sacked amidst a toxic working atmosphere at Croydon University Hospital has won the right to a big compensation payout.Dr Kevin Beatt was given his marching orders after "blowing the whistle" on what he believed to be unsafe practices in the cardiology department he founded.In particular, he believed that a senior nurse's suspension in the middle of a working day had contributed to a heart patient's death.Dr Beatt has been fighting for justice ever since…
  5. Woman loses 6st to become hot model – you won’t believe what she looks like now

    DailyStar-Diet 05.23 / 15:39 dailystar.co.uk
    OVERWEIGHT woman has become a model after shedding…
  6. Why going to sleep after THIS time could harm your fertility

    Express-Health and Life 05.23 / 15:11 express.co.uk
    SLEEP is essential to good overall health - but while delaying falling asleep in bed might be great for your sex life, it can damage fertility in…
  7. Medical crisis as more doctors leave general practice than join the profession

    Daily Express - Health 05.23 / 14:33 www.express.co.uk
    The number of family doctors leaving general practice in England slightly outstripped the number joining the profession in the first three months of the year, figures…
  8. Roger Moore dead: James Bond actor, 89, dies of cancer after history of prostate cancer

    Daily Express - Health 05.23 / 14:33 www.express.co.uk
    ROGER MOORE, an actor best known for playing Ian Fleming's James Bond, has died of cancer after winning a fight with prostate cancer in the…
  1. Reffley Community Primary School pupils are mathematical champions

    Edp24.co.uk -Education 05.23 / 15:21 www.edp24.co.uk
    A primary school has been crowned Junior Maths Mastermind 2017 in West Norfolk’s annual numerical…
  2. Michael Caine and Lucy Verasamy amongst invited guests to King’s Lynn school reunion

    Edp24.co.uk -Education 05.23 / 15:21 www.edp24.co.uk
    Hundreds are expected to dust off their old blazers for a reunion at a former King’s Lynn grammar school, with invites sent to ex-pupils Michael Caine and Lucy…
  3. This year's Sats paper 'more readable'

    News.tes.co.uk -Education 05.23 / 14:11 news.tes.co.uk
    This year's Year 6 Sats reading paper scored 5.9 for readability, compared with last year's 7.9 The Year 6 Sats reading paper was easier to read this year than in 2016, a teacher has found. A readability test used by a Year 5 teacher to compare both papers showed that last year's test had a grade level of 7.9, while this year's was graded a 5.9. For the 2016 paper, the test recommended: "You are using too many long words. Try replacing some of them with shorter alte…
  4. Sheringham Primary pupils rev up for Formula One-style electric car challenge

    Edp24.co.uk -Education 05.23 / 10:49 www.edp24.co.uk
    Budding young engineers at Sheringham Primary School are gearing up to take part in a series of Formula One-style events, after building a pair of electric go karts from a flat-packed…
  5. Education, Training and Employment Survey

    Careersnews.ie - Education 05.23 / 10:27 careersnews.ie
    The Commission has developed a survey to better understand end users’ needs for online tools in the field of [......] The post Education, Training and Employment Survey appeared first on Careers and Education N…
  6. How to discuss the Manchester attack with your pupils

    News.tes.co.uk -Education 05.23 / 10:18 news.tes.co.uk
    The events of last night will have left some pupils feeling anxious, stressed or confused. Discussing the attack in the safety of the classroom can help pupils process their feelings and move on. In the aftermath of last night’s attack on an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester arena, which left 22 people dead and 59 injured, many pupils may be upset or anxious. The PSHE Association advises teachers that it can be counterproductive to pretend that nothing has happened in such c…
  7. Manchester attack: Ofqual says heads 'best placed' to decide if exams should go ahead

    News.tes.co.uk -Education 05.23 / 09:41 news.tes.co.uk
    Exams watchdog Ofqual has issued advice to schools following last night's attack in Manchester Ofqual has said headteachers are "best placed to decide whether exams should go ahead as planned" in light of the terrorist attack in Manchester last night.  The exams regulator has issued advice to schools and said it will speak to exam boards about making provisions for pupils who may have been affected by the attack on a pop concert. Twenty-two people, including children, have been killed a…
  8. CPD in Psychometric Testing

    Careersnews.ie - Education 05.23 / 09:16 careersnews.ie
    NCGE – CPD in Psychometric Testing for School Guidance Counsellors NCGE is offering guidance counsellors in schools, who have [......] The post CPD in Psychometric Testing appeared first on Careers and Education…
  1. The Co-op now commits to 100% British frozen meat

    The Co-op will become the only retailer to sell 100% British own-label frozen meat, after its commitment to source only British own-label fresh meat earlier this…
  2. Crisp manufacturer wins £100k investment

    Crisp manufacturer Fairfields Farm has won a £99,978 grant from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD), to assist with continued …
  3. Food sector must lobby harder over Brexit

    The UK’s food and drink supply chain stakeholders have been advised to unite in making sure the industry’s interests take centre stage during the tough Brexit negotiations that will take place over the next two yea…
  4. 300-job sugar beet plans welcomed by NFU

    Proposals for a sugar beet processing facility that would create up to 300 jobs in North Yorkshire have been welcomed by the National Farmers Union…
  5. Birds Bakery is set to open a new store in Branston as work...

    Burton Mail - Food and Drink 05.22 / 22:08 burtonmail.co.uk
    Branston is next in line to get its very own Birds as the bakery continues to expand in East Staffordshire after a deal was recently signed. The Birds store is set to officially open in the Branston Square retail park, near to the Co-operative and next to charity shop Barnardo's, as the ink has now dried on the contract. It is planned that the doors will open to welcome its first customers in eight week times and work is set to start on the refit on Wednesday, May 24. It will…
  6. Life Is Sweet As Family Firms Announce New Partnership

    Premium Scottish confectioners, Mrs Tilly's have secured new business listings with Scotland's leading delivered wholesale specialists - J W…
  7. Foodie Extravaganza Promised at Gardening Scotland

    Foodies are in for a gastronomic treat at this year’s Gardening Scotland as two of Scotland’s most renowned chefs announce they will be making an appearance at the sho…
  8. Stewart Brewing Celebrates Radical Road Win at the Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards

    Leading Scottish craft brewer, Stewart Brewing, is celebrating after winning a top prize at the Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards last…
  1. Water | International Photography Call for Entry, US (Submission Fee)

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 05.23 / 16:39 visualartists.ie
    Deadline: 28 June 2017 Theme: Water Water is a prominent theme in the art of photography both visually and conceptually and across a multitude of photographic genres. We welcome images about water issues and images of water in all it’s many forms, e.g. fog, oceans, snow, drought, etc. All artist renditions on the water theme, genres, capture types and photographic processes are eligible for the exhibition. Juror: Jennifer Murray Jennifer Murray is the Executive Director of Filter Photo w…
  2. Deadline Reminder | Studio Incubation Residencies at Draiocht Blanchardstown

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 05.23 / 15:37 visualartists.ie
    Closing Date for applications: 2 June The INCUBATE Residencies are for emerging, early career artists and curators (individual or small collective) who wish to have time and space to research, test new ideas, develop new work. Draíocht has a particular interest in artists and curators whose interests lie in one or more of the following: – interdisciplinary practice; – visual culture and new technologies; – socially engaged and collaborative practices; – visual arts practice for children and…
  3. Open Call | ARTISTS at RISK Save Haven Residencies

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 05.23 / 14:29 visualartists.ie
    Application deadline: 15 June ARTISTS at RISK (AR) is a new institution at the intersection of human rights and the arts. AR is dedicated to mapping the field of persecuted visual art practitioners, facilitating their safe passage from their countries of origin and hosting them at “AR-Safe Haven Residencies”. AR’s founders at PM curate related projects. Public Call for ARTISTS AT RISK Our first public call for art practitioners at risk is now open. Art professionals at risk of grievous supp…
  4. Funded Residency | PARK – Platform for Visual Arts, The Netherlands

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 05.23 / 14:19 visualartists.ie
    Application deadline: 30 May PARK is an alternative, non-commercial, artist run location for visual arts in Tilburg, encouraging experimental approaches. With roughly 250m² in the city of Tilburg, the heart of the Netherlands, PARK provides a regular programme of exhibitions, performances, workshops, discussions and concerts. Location of PARK is an 8 minutes walk from the central railwaystation. Museum de Pont and TextielMuseum are PARK’s neighbours. The main focus of PARK is stand alone so…
  5. Beautiful but troubling photographs of the wealthiest one percent on our planet

    Creativeboom.com - Arts&Culture 05.23 / 07:33 creativeboom.com
    To be able to simply drift in the infinity pool on the roof terrace of the fifty-seven-floor Marina Bay Sands Hotel, while in the background you can enjoy the urban soundscape of Singapore’s imposing s…
  6. A golden age in Baghdad, captured by legendary photographer Latif Al Ani

    Creativeboom.com - Arts&Culture 05.23 / 07:09 creativeboom.com
    Latif Al Ani is known as the founding father of Iraqi photography. From the 1950s to the 1970s, during a period of increased cosmopolitanism and openness in the country, he was prolific in…
  7. Honey, I shrunk my artwork: introducing Art on a Plectrum

    Creativeboom.com - Arts&Culture 05.23 / 06:33 creativeboom.com
    Artists including Pure Evil, Pam Glew, and Enzo Marra have massively downscaled their often large, even mural-like works for the Art on a Plectrum project which, as the name suggests, sees a raft of…
  8. The World Illustration Awards Exhibition returns to Somerset House this summer

    Creativeboom.com - Arts&Culture 05.23 / 06:04 creativeboom.com
    The Association of Illustrators, in partnership with the Directory of Illustration in California, has announced the return of the World Illustration Awards exhibition at Somerset House this…
  1. Brexit – Where does this leave employees who are told their jobs are moving abroad?

    Hja.net - Law 05.23 / 13:48 hja.net
    Following the vote to leave the European Union, many predicated that the UK would plunge into an immediate economic crisis. One of the fears was a significate raise in unemployment. Whilst we must try and focus on the positives - the UK economy is estimated to have grown by 1.8% in 2016 - it’s hard to remain optimistic in view of the number of companies announcing they are relocating jobs to Europe and other parts of the world. Nestlé recently announced that it would be moving 300 jobs to P…
  2. How do you deliver justice fairly?

    Hja.net - Law 05.23 / 13:27 hja.net
    If there is one quote that has remained with me, it is one from a foreign-language film. It broadly translates as "law and justice sit as slaves in the houses of powerful people." It came to mind when I read about the self-professed "living hell" of Mr Kato Harris a year on from his being acquitted of an allegation of rape. The post How do you deliver justice fairly? appeared first on HJA…
  3. Police investigate Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

    Hja.net - Law 05.23 / 11:29 hja.net
    News has emerged in the past few days that Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust is being investigated by Essex police regarding a deaths of a number of inpatients at the Linden Centre at Broomfield Hospital over a period of 16 years. The post Police investigate Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust appeared first on HJA…
  4. Divorce – what amounts to a ‘special contribution’?

    Hja.net - Law 05.23 / 11:21 hja.net
    Many people will be aware that when couples divorce, the legal starting point is that there will be a 50/50 division of assets. However, the court has the power to depart from equality where there is good reason to do so and in deciding this, will have regard to the factors set out in section 25 (2) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973. One of the factors relates to the contribution that each party has made and case law has established that a “special contribution” made by one party can all…
  5. Housing Team were delighted to complete the Windsor River Trial Half Marathon on 21 May 2017

    Hja.net - Law 05.22 / 15:48 hja.net
    HJA’s housing team were running in support of the charity Cardboard Citizens, which works alongside young people at risk of homelessness by using theatre to develop skills, self-confidence, and to dramatize the reality of youth homelessness. The post Housing Team were delighted to complete the Windsor River Trial Half Marathon on 21 May 2017 appeared first on HJA L…