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Leading arts and crafts children’s activity franchise, The Creation Station launches  ten low cost ‘Micro’ franchise opportunities.

Jan 23, 2014 15:29 GMT The Creation Station Do you love the idea of running your own arts and crafts activity business and having the flexibility of being your own boss? The new Creation Station ‘Micro’ franchise provides a low cost option to start up your own business with all the training, resources and support you need to run your own fun and successful flexible business. The total start-up costs for the ‘Micro’ are £5,000 plus vat.

Schoolchildren Get Lesson on Staying Safe on the Roads

Jan 22, 2014 14:11 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council has been passing on its road safety knowledge to all schoolchildren at Holy Family RC and CE College in Heywood.

Jan 22, 2014 02:00 GMT Uppsala University Ancient DNA from early Iberian farmers shows that the wideheld evolutionary hypothesis of calcium absorption was not the only reason Europeans evolved milk tolerance.

Jan 21, 2014 14:29 GMT Bury Council Bury’s young people are taking the lead in remembering the journeys taken by those who experienced the Holocaust and subsequent genocides with the aim to combat hatred and discrimination.

"Life is a Story." Mas.s, the original Dutch artist,  extends his series "Trust". Yet another avenue.

Jan 17, 2014 15:04 GMT Mas.s Mas.s orchestrated a new way of expressing himself in his widest painting to date.His path of life mirroring ups,downs,turn arounds and crossroads visualised in a rare abundance of vibrancy and movement.He says"Generally I live in the moment,but sometimes,when life and/or circumstances come right into your face and one needs breathing space, you can take a helicopter view.That's what I did."

Jan 14, 2014 07:11 GMT Uppsala University Contrary to common belief, mitochondrial genes seem to matter for how well individuals survive and reproduce. These new results are reported by researchers at Uppsala University, Sweden, who studied the genes of a common beetle species.

Underwear factory’s bottom line boost

Jan 08, 2014 11:38 GMT Rochdale Borough Council The chief executive and leader of Rochdale Borough Council dropped in on a successful local lingerie company made famous by retail guru Mary Portas to see how it is bringing forward the next generation of textile trainees.

Mas.s extends his "Trust" series with an "Evergreen." Reflecting on a symphony of change.

Jan 05, 2014 18:08 GMT Mas.s "2014.A year of change."Reflecting on the year ahead Mas.s,the original Dutch artist,trusts the coming year will be a year of massive change.He says"I feel that people are waking up to a new reality,a new freedom.A freedom not mastered and directed by big society and law.Man listening to the true rhythm of life.Humbled by relativity,directed by curves and led by change within.Soul acknowledgement.

Jan 01, 2014 05:00 GMT Uppsala University A new study from Uppsala University, Sweden, shows that one night of sleep deprivation increases morning blood concentrations of NSE and S-100B in healthy young men. These molecules are typically found in the brain. Thus, their rise in blood after sleep loss may indicate that a lack of snoozing might be conducive to a loss of brain tissue. The findings are published in the journal SLEEP.

Dec 23, 2013 10:58 GMT Bury Council Voluntary and community groups are invited to apply for funding to help them develop learning opportunities in Bury over the next three years.