Rubbish Friends

Pupils at primary schools in Southport have taken part in a special art project to raise awareness of littering. School children were asked to design a poster advertising ‘Rubbish Friends’ - a local initiative aimed at encouraging people of all ages to dispose of their waste responsibly. Rubbish Friends was introduced in ...

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Renée’s trip of a lifetime

A Year 10 student at St Cuthbert’s Catholic Community College for Business and Enterprise has expressed her delight after winning a Virgin Atlantic Scholarship for a once in a lifetime trip to India. Renée Pattenden will be one of only 30 British teenagers selected from the thousands that applied to travel ...

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Helping hand for school

Forty-three volunteers from housing association, Your Housing Group, picked up paint brushes and gardening tools to give the woodland area at Kirkby Church of England Primary School, Knowsley a make-over. The volunteers, all members of staff from Your Housing Group’s people and communications team, spent a total of 169 hours painting, ...

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School’s green credentials

Pupils from Our Lady & Saint Swithins Primary School, Liverpool helped to launch Alt Meadows, Liverpool’s newest park. The pupils were part of a parade with the Mayor of Liverpool and as well as the parade, there was a chance for the children to sow seeds and plant wildflowers, drumming workshops, ...

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Calling all schools

The National Wildflower Centre have announced that they will be hosting their 7th annual Scarecrow Festival competition at the Centre. The theme for this year’s competition is Flower Power / 1970s. It is their charity Landlife’s 40th birthday this year and they would like you to take inspiration from nature and ...

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