Press Releases

Jun 12, 2014 14:23 BST NetSupport Ltd Peterborough based software developer NetSupport announces the latest update to its desktop security, lockdown and recovery solution for Windows operating systems, NetSupport Protect - including full support for Windows 8/8.1.

Jun 12, 2014 11:05 BST Uppsala University At 33, conflicts in the world last year increased by one compared to 2012. This is reported by peace researchers at Uppsala University’s Conflict Data Program. The number has remained stable over the past decade. However, 2012 saw an increase in the number of battle-related deaths and two out of five people dying in battles, died in Syria.

Jun 11, 2014 10:31 BST NetSupport Ltd As it celebrates 25 years as a leading developer of educational software solutions, NetSupport announces the latest update to its fully multi-platform compatible classroom management solution, NetSupport School – the highlight being the further evolvement of its Student app for Android tablets.

Jun 11, 2014 07:38 BST Uppsala University A new study from Uppsala University demonstrates that elderly humans carrying a common variant of the fat mass and obesity gene FTO also have a shifted endocrine balance. Low blood concentrations of the satiety hormone leptin and high blood concentrations of the hunger promoting hormone ghrelin makes carriers of the FTO gene put on weight. The findings are published in the journal Diabetes.

VW Group Chief Designer Walter de Silva receives honorary degree from the University of Bologna

Jun 09, 2014 10:54 BST Volkswagen UK The University of Bologna (Italy) has awarded the Volkswagen Group’s Chief Designer, Walter Maria de Silva (63), an honorary degree in recognition of his outstanding achievements as a designer. In its citation, the university describes the scope, quality and experimental force of de Silva’s work as unparalleled anywhere in the world.

FBCC has a new Corporate member Talkin' Ltd

Jun 06, 2014 14:19 BST Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce

Going for gold with Bookstart Bear

Jun 05, 2014 17:49 BST Rochdale Borough Council National Bookstart Week is being celebrated throughout the borough, with this year’s focus being ‘reading everyday’ and the theme of ‘my hero’.

Celebrating Adult Learners’ Week across the borough

Jun 02, 2014 15:41 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Libraries in partnership with Hopwood Hall College are hosting taster sessions for four courses to highlight Adult Learners’ Week.

Our pupils are premium, says award-winning school

Jun 02, 2014 15:28 BST Bury Council A Whitefield primary school has won Downing Street approval in a national competition to improve disadvantaged pupils’ learning.

May 22, 2014 08:55 BST Derby Pride Academy Derby Pride Academy, one of the first Alternative Provision Free Schools to open in the country, has become the first Alternative Provision Free School to be awarded an outstanding grading by Ofsted.