Press Releases

Takeaway Owners Frying High After Pioneering Health Programme For National Chip Week

Feb 20, 2014 16:08 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Takeaway owners in Rochdale borough’s Healthier Chips Scheme took part in a pioneering health programme to pass on more health tips to customers.

Bedales nets wins in netball, football, hockey and swimming

Feb 19, 2014 09:35 GMT Bedales Schools Bedales students have began the first half of the spring term with a series of sporting successes, scoring wins across the board.

Going Bonkers for the Bard

Feb 18, 2014 10:32 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Libraries will be going bonkers for the Bard during activities to celebrate Shakespeare Retold Week.

Feb 12, 2014 18:00 GMT Uppsala University This week in Nature, a team of French and Swedish researchers present new fossil evidence for the origin of one of the most important and emotionally significant parts of our anatomy: the face. They show how a series of fossils documents the step-by-step assembly of the face during the evolutionary transition from jawless to jawed vertebrates.

Got a hot business idea? Make it happen with Virgin StartUp

Feb 12, 2014 17:52 GMT Virgin Trains Virgin StartUp is helping entrepreneurs in the West Midlands turn their business ideas into reality next week with the launch of a series of free ‘HotHouse’ events.

Feb 11, 2014 10:00 GMT Uppsala University Yoho National Park’s 505-million-year-old Burgess Shale – home to some of the planet’s earliest animals is one of the world’s most important fossil sites. Now, more than a century after its discovery a new Burgess Shale fossil bed, Marble Canyon, has been located 42 kilometres away in Kootenay National Park.


Feb 10, 2014 12:26 GMT Mindseye Management Sussex's Weald & Downland Open Air Museum has been granted £250,000 by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)/Wolfson Museums & Galleries Improvement Fund. The award has just been announced by Culture Minister, Ed Vaizey, as part of a £4m lift to fund renovation and improvement projects in England’s museums and galleries.

Happy Valentine's day. Mas.s celebrates this day of Love in his newest portrait "You are always on my mind"

Feb 09, 2014 11:09 GMT Mas.s Mas.s,the original Dutch artist,living and working in London has created a Valentine's Day greeting message in his "Supermodel" series.He called this special creation"You are always on my mind."The celebration of this day is steeped in history.As with many western feasts,it has its roots in very early Christian traditions, marked by St.Valentine of Rome.Nowadays it mainly celebrates romantic love.

Feb 07, 2014 09:15 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council has been asked to take part in the West Midlands Boys Dancing project for 2014 and East Staffs Dance Collective (ESDC) has been asked to co-ordinate the project for the Borough.