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Steps to prepare 5 your car for winter

Plummeting temperatures and poor weather mean the number of breakdowns are likely to increase throughout the winter months. So before the worst winter weather takes hold, here are our top tips for basic motor maintenance that will see you through to spring. 1. Get your car serviced If your car is due a service, get […]

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Coping with Exam Stress

Annual school exams are almost upon us and this is a stressful time for young people who have a lot riding on the results they achieve.
Nobody likes the sensations we feel when we are under stress and …

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Deputy Supt. Lindsey’s top tip

Reduce the risk of having your bike stolen – follow these simple steps!
1. Always lock your bike with a good lock (preferably hardened D-Shaped)
2. Get your bike security marked or engraved
3. Regis …

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Conservation Training Programme

Conservation Training Programme on the River Lambourn
The RENEWAL Project, a river conservation and volunteering programme that restores a 1.5mile stretch of the River Lambourn is joining up with Acti …

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Volunteer spotlight: Liz

National Volunteers’ Week is a time to celebrate the incredible impact that is made by thousands of people who give their time and energy to improve the lives of those around them.
 
Liz has b …

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Construct Your Future

Event: Construct Your Future
Location: Calcot and Hungerford
Date: 18th March 2016 & 22nd April 2016
Education Business Partnership (EBP) ran two events, one in Calcot 18th March and the other in …

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Paralympian Jack Rutter inspires College students

Newbury College welcomed Paralympian Jack Rutter to their Monks Lane Campus on Tuesday 10 May where he gave an inspirational talk to students on his career and how overcoming adversity can help toward …

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Relief in Need: Berkshire charity move home

ABC in Read are passionate about ensuring that the highest percentage of funds they raise is put towards the recruitment and ongoing training of their volunteer mentors who work with local children st …

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Students launch their own campaign against child sexual exploitation

Pupils from The Downs School in Compton have designed leaflets and postcards to help raise awareness of child sexual exploitation (CSE) amongst young people in West Berkshire.
West Berkshire Council …

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Automotive Academy Support Apprenticeships

Thatcham Automotive Academy shows support for Newbury College Apprenticeship Scheme
Newbury College Motor Vehicle Apprentice Ryan Oxley has been given the opportunity to undergo additional intensive t …

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Celebration of Success for Apprenticeship Schemes

As part of National Apprenticeship week, Newbury College held its annual Apprenticeship Awards Ceremony on Monday 14 March with guest speaker, Andy Murrill, Editor of the Newbury Weekly News. The even …

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New Recruits needed for GoSkydive.

GoSkydive launches search for new recruits to join the world’s first Tandem Skydive Instructor apprenticeship programme
GoSkydive, the UK’s premier tandem skydive centre, is on the lookout for fre …

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Berkshire Community Foundation renews support for local reading mentors

Berkshire Community Foundation (BCF), has awarded a grant of £2,000 to local reading charity ABC to Read to fund the recruitment, training and support of a further five volunteers as one-to-one …

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3aaa appoint new CEO and Director of Strategy, Policy and Funding

Aspire Achieve Advance limited (3aaa), a leading provider of apprenticeship training and delivery in England and Ofsted ‘Grade 1’ Outstanding provider are delighted to announce two important senio …

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17th Jan – National Kid Inventors’ Day

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
— Pablo Picasso
Just because children possess less knowledge of how the world works, that doesn’t mean they can …

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CULTIVATE Young Entrepreneur Challenge 2015

For the past 6 months, budding young entrepreneurs from West Berkshire have been working with business mentors to develop their own business ideas.
Cultivate is a challenge developed by the Education …

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Wonder how your Child can do better in Education?

‘Research shows that the best time to learn a second language is in those formative childhood years, my own experience in teaching young children showed me just how much they were capable of retaini …

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‘Take a Chance’ on the hottest day of the year…

Vodafone volunteers and West Berkshire students ‘Take a Chance’ on the hottest day of the year so far…
Sunny weather is always appreciated by participants at the annual Take a Chance Skills Day, …

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John Rankin delighted by Ofsted Reports

John Rankin delighted and encouraged by Ofsted Reports
John Rankin Junior School and John Rankin Infant and Nursery School have both been rated by Ofsted following recent inspections.
The Junior Schoo …

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Learning With Horses Experience

When my son was diagnosed with Aspergers amongst other challenges, we were recommended that he learn to horse ride. Nothing could have thrilled me more because I adore horses and have always ridden. W …

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