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Mother's Response to Health Select Committee

Nov 27, 2015 15:51 GMT Level International I'm the mother of a baby girl and I appeared on the News at Ten last month in relation to my submissions to the health select committee. Sugar means our children now won't live as long as us! I set up Level Cert ( the international certification scheme for low sugar food and drink to do something about that. If you are covering this story I'd be happy to talk to you about it.

Newcastle Business School named UK’s Business School of the Year

Nov 27, 2015 11:06 GMT Northumbria University, Newcastle Northumbria University, Newcastle has scooped the Business School of the Year award at this year’s prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Awards.

Nov 26, 2015 20:42 GMT Moray Council EU wrangle resolved means new school go-ahead.

Civil Engineering student wins a £10k sponsorship with major player in construction industry

Nov 26, 2015 16:38 GMT Northumbria University, Newcastle A first year student at Northumbria University, Newcastle, has successfully secured a £10k sponsorship with Taylor Woodrow, including placements throughout her course and a guaranteed job when she graduates.

Breaking the concrete ceiling

Nov 26, 2015 09:54 GMT Northumbria University, Newcastle A Northumbria lecturer was among those praised for helping change perceptions of a traditionally male-dominated industry after she was named ‘Mentor of the Year’ by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Christmas is coming to Moray Libraries

Nov 25, 2015 13:38 GMT Moray Council Several events are planned at Moray libraries before Christmas

 COMMENT: Explainer: what is solar thermal electricity?

Nov 25, 2015 12:31 GMT Northumbria University, Newcastle Nicola Pearsall, Professor of Renewable Energy at Northumbria University, explains solar thermal electricity for The Conversation.


Nov 25, 2015 10:16 GMT SAVA School of Surveying The SAVA School of Surveying provides vocational qualifications and continuing professional development for prospective and existing residential surveyors and valuers. The school was launched in June 2014 and has since enrolled over 150 students onto the Diploma in Residential Surveying and Valuation. For more information, visit

Keith Grammar School inspection report

Nov 20, 2015 07:53 GMT Moray Council Difficulties in filling teaching posts and changes in staffing at a Moray secondary school have hindered progress in raising pupils’ attainment, according to Education Scotland inspectors

Rethinking the future: the importance of responsible innovation

Nov 19, 2015 13:47 GMT Northumbria University, Newcastle Northumbria University’s Salon initiative was just one of the innovative projects discussed at a recent panel debate exploring the future of design.