Green-fingered Halton pupils

Pupils from a Halton primary school flexed their ‘green fingers' in their new allotment - thanks to a helping hand from bridge builder Merseylink. With no school field and little opportunity for experiencing nature, teachers at St Edward’s Catholic Primary School in Runcorn were in need of some extra help to ...

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Busy year for eco-group

Its been a busy year for St Michael’s C of E High School, Crosby, with their eco group supporting numerous campaigns throughout the year including the ‘RSPB’s Big School Bird Watch’, ‘Energy Month’ and ‘National Waste Week.’ Students have also continued to work hard to maintain and develop these areas around ...

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Thriving Sunflower Project returns for sixth year

The Big Sunflower Project needs your help to grow the biggest number of sunflowers in 2016! The Big Sunflower Project is now in its sixth year and aims to raise awareness of the rare neuromuscular conditions Centronuclear and Myotubular Myopathy. The project is inviting schools and community groups to take part and ...

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Disco fever hits Ashurst

Pupils from Ashurst Primary School, Newton-le-Willows celebrated their success at the National Wildflower Centre Scarecrow Festival. The school’s creation - Saturday Night Hayfever - took first prize in the Under 12s category. All the scarecrows created by schools and community groups from across Merseyside were put on display around the centre for ...

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The wonders of recycling

Gillmoss Recycling Discovery Centre held two waste and recycling wonder open days this summer for visitors to discover what happens to their recycling after it’s been collected and to witness the technology and processes used to sort paper from plastic bottles and cardboard from cans. Attracting over 200 visitors, the events ...

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