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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Amazing show success

Staff and pupils at St Michael’s High School were celebrating their amazing success as they scooped first prizes at the prestigious Cheshire Show. Students who work on the school farm took part in the show for the first time this year and were delighted to bring back a collection of first ...

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Mayor helps growers

The Lord Mayor of Liverpool, Tony Concepcion, joined headteacher, Lorraine Walwyn, chair of governors, Glyn Thomson and the PTA at Mab Lane Primary School to prepare planters for growing plants and vegetables. The planters, which were supplied by Tesco, will be used by the pupils. The pupils will take care of the ...

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