Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Harbour Bookshop, opened by A A Milne’s son, Christopher Robin, may avoid closure after all. The Harbour Bookshop based in Dartmouth was opened by Christopher Robin Milne; Christopher was the inspiration for his father’s magical book The House at Pooh … Continue reading

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Student bank accounts…think carefully!

With thousands of students waiting patiently (or not) for Thursday’s A Level results, many may already be considering exactly how they will make ends meet if they’re looking to attend University in September. It’s a well known fact that many … Continue reading

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Employment figures still struggling

The TUC has today released some mixed statistics in relation to employment levels. The employment figures from April, which are the latest available, show jobs levels are still 0.5% down on 2007 numbers, suggesting the country is struggling to return … Continue reading

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Pottermore is here (for some)

The much anticipated Harry Potter digital experience is now here, offering users the opportunity to explore further into J K Rowling’s creation. According to the Guardian’s Alison Flood, from flying letters to a 4,500 word-discourse on wand woods, early access … Continue reading

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The Latest University Clearing News

This week sees the release of those all important A level results. On Thursday the 18th of August thousands of students will find out if they’ve secured the grades they need for their chosen University or whether they need to … Continue reading

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NUS Student of the Year award winner annouced

A University of Manchester student has won the NUS Student of the Year award for her campaign to raise awareness about mental health issues. Tayaba Nicholson, a final year Nursing student specialising in mental health, received the prestigious prize at … Continue reading

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Start-up firms generating jobs for Ireland

The Irish news channel RTE has reported that more than 400 jobs are to be generated in 24 start-up companies which are being supported by Enterprise Ireland. These jobs are generated as part of the Enterprise Ireland’s High Potential Start-Ups … Continue reading

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Perhaps the rioters aren’t interested in reading!

Waterstones bookshop in Clapham Junction was the only shop not to be looted by rioters, according to Zoe Williams in The Guardian. Neither Waterstones nor W H Smith have reported damage to their London outlets during the rioting, and independent … Continue reading

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FileFinder recruitment tool is a success

Dillistone Systems, part of the Dillistone Group Plc – the AIM listed supplier of FileFinder Executive Recruitment software – is pleased to announce the 50th order for its new generation of FileFinder executive recruitment software, FileFinder 10. Launched on 31 … Continue reading

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Edinburgh International Book Festival is set to launch this weekend

The Edinburgh International Book Festival launches this weekend, on Saturday 13th August. However, the preparations for the launch have been hindered, as a lighting strike on an electricity transformer in Ireland last night caused an explosion that has put the … Continue reading

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