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Getting Theale Green into Tech

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July saw the exciting final of Education Business Partnership’s (EBP) three-day programme where they joined Westcoast, one of the UK’s largest IT distributers, at Theale Green School to engage with, and inspire, Year eight students about jobs and roles in the technology sector.   The programme covered various topics, including; products and marketing, job roles, […]

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police

Top tips to avoid online scams

Online scams are schemes to con you out of your money using your computer and the internet, either through fake websites or emails. Here are ways you can protect yourself.
To protect your identity and …

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Kennet Vale District Girlguiding

Kennet Vale District Girlguiding have come together to celebrate the life of a Rainbow Guider, Anne Eldred or Dodo as she was better known.
Anne had been a Rainbow leader at 1st Kennet Vale, in Thatch …

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Roald Dahl Day – 13th September

Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter pilot, chocolate historian and a medical inventor
He was also the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG, and a treasury of original, evergreen …

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HISTORY

Thatcham Historical Society

In the beginning
There have been Palaeolithic, old stone age axes found in the area but the first settlement dates to about 10,000 years ago during the Mesolithic period, middle stone age. A series of …

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LOCK

Stranger Danger

If you have a peephole, use it to vet any callers.
If you don’t have a peephole use a chain. A door chain is very useful for elderly people. Have one fitted and use it.  Never let strangers into yo …

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World Alzheimers Month

Two out of every three people globally believe there is little or no understanding of dementia in their countries.  The impact of World Alzheimer’s Month is growing, but the stigmatisation and …

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Call for exhibitors for the 2017 West Berkshire Work and Careers Fair

29 August 2017, Newbury, Berkshire – West Berkshire Skills and Enterprise Partnership invites local businesses and organisations to take part in this year’s West Berkshire Work and Careers Fair ta …

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Journey far and wide with Hungerford’s Literary Festival

Friday, 13 October to Sunday, 15 October 2017
 
This year’s Hungerford Literary Festival, which runs from 13 to 15 October, is inspired by the theme of Journeys.
Emma Milne-White who curates the fe …

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Politicians, Journalists, Historians, Peace Protesters and Local People Feature in a Series of Four Fascinating Talks Linked to Greenham: One Hundred Years of War and Peace.

The fascinating and at times turbulent history of Greenham Common will be explored during a series of five talks linked to the large-scale, outdoor community arts event Greenham: One Hundred Years of …

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Lego at Marwell

Visitors to Marwell Zoo this summer can enjoy seeing an additional 81 animals this summer – only these ones are amazing LEGO sculptures.
Bordon-based LEGO building company Bright Bricks used over tw …

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pens

Back to school

Remove morning madness:
Each evening, think ahead to the following morning; where can you lighten the load? Set the breakfast table as you clear the dinner dishes, and make sure breakfast foods are ea …

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car safety

Police Advice

Road safety
Collisions on the road are one of the leading causes of death in the UK. Many of these incidents could easily be prevented by driving more safely. Driving safely is your responsibility. Ba …

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painting

Watercolour painting event

Come on down to Newtown road cemetery for a chance to try watercolour painting.  There will be light refreshments supplied but be sure to bring a picnic.
It’s completely free, however, we woul …

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Newbury College’s longest servicing principal announces retirement

Newbury College’s longest servicing principal announces retirement
25 July 2017, Newbury, Berkshire – Dr Anne Murdoch, OBE, who has been Principal and CEO of Newbury College for 16 years, recently …

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NEWBURY COLLEGE

Newbury College ‘good’ OFSTED rating

Newbury College maintains ‘good’ OFSTED rating after inspection and is commended for improving the quality of its provision
29 June 2017, Newbury, Berkshire – In a recent short inspection by OFS …

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MUSIC

Film & Music Professionals advise NewVIc Performing Arts Students

Established Film & Music Professionals advise NewVIc Performing Arts Students
 On June 6th the Production and performing Arts students presented their final film/video projects to an industry pan …

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STUDENT

Student entrepreneur shortlisted for national sustainability award

Student entrepreneur shortlisted for national sustainability award for inventing innovative solar charger

This week student inventor and entrepreneur Feyi Ogunyeye, has been shortlisted for the Shell …

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Coping with Exams

Exam is like a milestone in your course of life. At the exam you have a chance to show people and yourself what you have learnt and what skills you have acquired.
Exams test many qualities at a time & …

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Business students visit Germany for a business and cultural exchange

22 vocational business students spent five days in Germany as part of an exchange visit. Students spent time learning about production, environmentally friendly policies and Corporate Social Responsib …

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