Fay Goodman, founder of new Birmingham-based children’s safety education charity The Conies and well-known regional campaigner as managing director of DriveSafe & StaySafe, is urging parents to be extra vigilant about their children’s safety as school summer holidays get under way.
Encouraging the Government to launch a public child safety education campaign in the face of a widespread increase in daredevil activities known as ‘playing chicken’, Fay said:
Schools across the nation are being called to go dotty this spring to raise money for a valuable sight-loss charity.
The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is asking schools up and down the UK to "Wear dots and raise lots" in support of its vital work.
"Wear dots...raise lots" is an annual fundraiser, which will be taking place in May. It is inspired by Louis Braille's system which features raised dots and revolutionised reading and writing for people with sight problems.
A leading actress has backed a campaign to inspire young people to achieve more by building alumni networks in every state school in the UK.
BAFTA award-winning actress Julie Walters is supporting a campaign by national education charity Future First to help raise aspirations among young people by building connections with former students.
This week celebrates Back to School Week, an event that has seen schools across Birmingham welcome back former pupils to work closely with existing students.
A new university course has been announced to make a career in medicine more accessible.
The University of Leicester has teamed up with a local charitable trust to launch the programme after discovering figures in a recent report.
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