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Recovery could trigger surge of interest in former school site

Commercial property specialists Colliers International have stepped up efforts to find developers to shape a key redevelopment site at the former Headlands School campus in Upper Stratton, Swindon. The firm's development Consultancy and Agency team has been instructed to dispose of the property, located some two and a half miles north of Swindon town centre - on behalf of Swindon Borough

Exam Results Helpline tells students not to panic

Exam Results Helpline advisers urge students to ‘stay calm', as they prepare for thousands of calls from students (and parents) who are keen to talk over their options after receiving unexpected exam results this year.

Chipping Norton Stars shine bright…….

On the evening of Wednesday 17th July at the Rollright Stones near
Chipping Norton , the Chipping Norton Amateur Astronomy Group (CNAAG)
were hosts to the team of BBC's The Sky At Night astronomy programme.
Presenter/Astronomer Pete Lawrence accompanied by impressionist and
astronomer Jon Colshaw shared a clear sky in near tropical temperatures

Young entrepreneurs wow local Dragons....

Over 20 teams from Chipping Sodbury School took part in a local version of the ‘Dragons Den' competition held during the recent alternative curriculum week.The students involved short-listed the 23 teams down to just four and the finalists then presented their ideas to a panel of judges.

Families invited to enjoy the Magic of Trees

90% of parents think children are losing their imaginations by age ten, a new study reveals. 
Researchers found lack of outdoor play and too much time spent on computers and games consoles are being blamed for making today's children less imaginative.

Flying Ant Day comes early

Records are needed for the Society of Biology's flying ant survey. The UK's garden ants are currently taking to the air in spectacular style, earlier than usual. Records are coming in for the Society of Biology's flying ant survey, and more are needed.

Enterprise Hubs to support new businesses in Gloucestershire

The University of Gloucestershire have unveiled their new Enterprise Hubs at Isbourne House in Cheltenham.

University of Gloucestershire announces New Professors

The University of Gloucestershire has announced that five members of staff have received their new title of professor, including Fine Art Photography lecturer and Turner Prize nominee Richard Billingham from the School of Art and Design.

Building robots is child's play for local children in Fairford

To encourage children to become the engineers of tomorrow, GFirst LEP has been working with a specialist engineering company, New Chapel Electronics based in Fairford, and STEMworks, to work with local primary schools to build and program robots as part of a county wide challenge to raise enthusiasm in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).

Graduate Celebrates Prestigious Internship

Fine Art Photography graduate Katy Phillips will be heading stateside to take up a prestigious internship with Magnum Photos in September.

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