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High Meadow Infant School, at one with nature!

Butterfly Main

All of the children at High Meadow Infant School have really enjoyed closely observing the butterfly cycle in their last few weeks of school. They watched tiny white eggs change into caterpillars, then chrysalis and then break open into delicate butterflies! The week before finishing for the summer holidays, the ...

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Sore eyes??


Do you suffer from dry, sore or tired eyes? If so, you are not alone. As many as 1 in 3 adults in the UK experience these symptoms, with uncomfortable and tired eyes being the most common complaint. Dry environments such as air conditioning and central heating can affect the ...

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Children’s Eyecare


Good eyesight is particularly important for children. If they have poor vision, they’ll find it difficult to learn at school, play sports or develop enough confidence to reach their full potential. Indeed clumsiness and poor academic performance may be entirely due to a problem with their sight. Yet it is ...

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Summers: Fight delay is bad news for Buglioni


British title challenger primed to rip title from Wise Guy Ricky Summers is ready to unleash his frustrations on Frank Buglioni and finally rip the British Light-Heavyweight title away from the champion when they clash at The O2 on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports. The unbeaten Tipton man has ...

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Know diabetes, fight diabetes

Sir Steve Redgrave

November this year marks the twentieth anniversary of when I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Having been at four Olympics, I thought my chances of competing in another one were non-existent but I quickly learned from medical professionals that the condition can be managed. Having said that, reaching my ...

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Whyte faces Wach in Heavyweight crunch clash at The O2


Big guns clash on June 3 in Greenwich – Buglioni defends British belt against Summers Dillian Whyte returns to action in a crunch Heavyweight clash with Mariusz Wach at The O2 in London on June 3, live on Sky Sports. Whyte is back in the saddle after his epic battle ...

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Help is at hand! Dementia Awareness Week


This month we mark Dementia Awareness Week. Did your readers know that an estimated 225,000 people will develop dementia this year alone – that’s one every three minutes – and, with people in the UK living longer than ever before, the threat of developing age related conditions such as dementia ...

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Summer Lecture Series at Middleton Hall


Sunday 7th May, Wednesday 24th May, Wednesday 14th June & Sunday 16th July Francis Willughby (1635-1672) was an influential figure in the study of natural science in the seventeenth century, his discoveries and works form part of the foundation of our modern understanding on the subject. These four lectures, given ...

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Second City’s first World king gets homecoming first defence Kal Yafai will make the first defence of his WBA World Super-Flyweight title at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on Saturday May 13, live on Sky Sports. Yafai became Birmingham’s first World champion with a dominant performance over Luis Concepcion in Manchester ...

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