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High Sheriff backs Northampton Hope Centre’s help for homeless

High Sheriff backs Northampton Hope Centre’s help for homeless
The High Sheriff of Northamptonshire, James Shepherd-Cross, held a successful awareness and fundraising event for one of his chosen local charities, The Northampton Hope Centre, at his home – Bengal Manor – in Towcester on Tuesday 23 July. The High Sheriff of Northamptonshire with...
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Latimer Arts College takes pride in student awards

Latimer Arts College takes pride in student awards
The Latimer Arts College held its first ‘Pride of Latimer Awards’ on Tuesday 2 July at The Lighthouse Theatre in Kettering, welcoming over 500 parents and supporters to a spectacular evening celebrating the very best in student achievement. Students from The Latimer Arts College celebrate...
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Northants primary pupils go global at One World Day

Northants primary pupils go global at One World Day
Over 400 pupils from 24 primary schools across Northamptonshire recently gathered at Wicksteed Park in Kettering for One World Day (21 June), an annual event designed to broaden knowledge of different cultures through fun learning experiences. Over 400 primary pupils enjoyed One World Day at...
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Compulsive internet use threat to all

Compulsive internet use threat to all
A new survey highlighting the isolation felt by unemployed people strengthens claims internet-addiction is causing suffering across the UK, according to Professor Nada Kakabadse, an academic expert in technology and social behaviour. Professor Nada Kakabadse ‘Internet-addiction is causing...
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Hope Centre urges action on Universal Credit

Northampton Hope Centre, the charity supporting homeless and vulnerable people, is calling for urgent multi-agency talks to review imminent changes to the benefits system. Many Hope Centre clients suffer from emotional trauma or are battling addictions The new Universal Credit will replace a...
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A new campus fit for the next 100 years

A new campus fit for the next 100 years
This summer Birmingham City University says farewell to its Gosta Green Campus as the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design (BIAD) moves to its new £62m home at the Parkside Building in the City’s Eastside. Thousands of people have visited Gosta Green and other locations across Birmingham...
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Steady drip of artistic success

Steady drip of artistic success
On entering Birmingham City University’s end-of-year Art and Design show at the Birmingham Museum and Arts Gallery [11-16 June], you’d be forgiven for thinking there’s a problem with the plumbing. Visitors’ reactions range somewhere between bemused and worried for their hairstyles, while...
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Cool Britannia bites back in Birmingham

Cool Britannia bites back in Birmingham
Birmingham City University is reigniting the controversial debate over whether ‘Cool Britannia’ still exists with a dazzling display of student Art and Design shows beginning this week. Public exhibitions of the very best end-of-year student and graduate work in Fashion, Arts, Architecture,...
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Daring designs a cut above for fashion employers

Daring designs a cut above for fashion employers
Top fashion brands and employers have heaped praise onto Birmingham City University’s students following a spirited display of catwalk colour and creative flare at this year’s Graduate Fashion Week (2-5 June) in London. ‘Hell Hath No Fury Like Man Devalued’ – Hannah Adams The...
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Top marks for graduate fashion finalists

Top marks for graduate fashion finalists
Four Birmingham City University students have been shortlisted in competition against 40 other universities at Graduate Fashion Week 2013, in recognition of their creative solutions to world-wide retail challenges. Fashion Retail Management graduate, Millie Galvin, was shortlisted in the...
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