Monthly Archives: August 2013

GladFest 2013: A Literary Festival at a Residential Library

Britain’s only residential library is having its first ever literary festival, taking place between 6th and 8th September The festival will take place at Gladstone’s Library in Hawarden, Flintshire, The aim of GladFest 2013 is to celebrate reading, creative writing … Continue reading

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Make the most of the last week of the summer holidays and enter some great writing competitions due to close soon

Make the most of the last week of the summer holidays and enter some great writing competitions due to close soon…     Paragram Poetry Prize 2013 Poems on the theme of ‘a certain slant of light.’ Closes 31 August. … Continue reading

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From Blog to Book: Another Great Read

We hear so much about blogs that become books, written in this format they make for an easy and fast paced read. Now, Essex based Alice Huskisson has done just that. The Man in the Haystack is a true story … Continue reading

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The August edition of the Words Worth Reading Ltd newsletter is now available to download

The August edition of the Words Worth Reading Ltd newsletter is now available to download. The summer is nearly over, a new term will be starting for students everywhere and we have some great top tips for those going off … Continue reading

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Last chance to get involved in the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2013

The Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2013 is an annual celebration of one of the most popular genres in publishing and on TV. The competition runs in partnership with ITV3 and Specsavers, and the awards will be announced at a ceremony at London’s … Continue reading

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Last Chance to Visit the Edinburgh Book Festival 2013

The Edinburgh Book Festival is coming to a close, this is the last weekend that you will have the opportunity to visit the major literary event this year. The Edinburgh Book Festival 2013 runs until 26th August and includes over … Continue reading

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Deanston Scottish Crime Book of the Year Shortlist Announced

Deanston Scottish Crime Book of the Year is a prize is organised by the Bloody Scotland crime-writing festival, this is the second year it has run. The award is open to fiction and non-fiction writers who live or work in Scotland, or … Continue reading

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Oliver Delany is appointed as the new Director of Corporate Services at the CQC

The Care Quality Commission has appointed Oliver Delany OBE as its new Director of Corporate Services. Mr Delany was previously the Director of Central Services at the Bar Council, supporting regulatory and representative roles. The Director of Corporate Services will … Continue reading

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Exam Results Helpline

If you are a student who has received some unexpected exam results (whether higher or lower), you may not know what your next step should be. If you wish to explore your options, you can call an expert careers adviser at … Continue reading

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Are you operating without a Registered Manager?

The CQC are aware that there are a number of healthcare providers who are operating without a Registered Manager. This could be in breach of registration conditions, leading to a fine or further enforcement action. If you do not have … Continue reading

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