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Going with the flow poetry

A new London-based youth project, Go With the Flow, aims to run poetry and lyric workshops for young people in pupil referral units, youth groups and schools. The poetry created at the workshops will be collected and, funding permitted, published … Continue reading

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3D ebook arrives just in time for Christmas

A Dream of Christmas, the tale of a child who dreams of visiting Santa’s grotto, includes a six-and-a-half-minute 3D film to complement the story. It has been released by digital publishers Andrews UK. ‘With our new 3D eBook we hope … Continue reading

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Poetry Tweets!

As reported in Writers’ Forum… Arts organisation arthur+martha has launched a collaborative poem in which words and phrases taken from interviews with homeless and vulnerably housed people around Manchester and Bury are edited to produce a line-by-line poem on Twitter. … Continue reading

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Waterstone’s plans to launch rival to Kindle

Waterstone’s is to launch a rival to the Kindle in Spring next year. The announcement is one of a series of changes made by the company’s new managing director James Daunt. The former independent bookseller told Radio 4: “We in … Continue reading

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E-Book inventor dies

American author Michael Hart, the inventor of ebooks, has died aged 64 after a heart attack. This year sees the 40th anniversary of Project Gutenberg the world’s oldest and largest digital public library, which he founded. Starting in July 1971 … Continue reading

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Spanish book fair acknowledges e-book growth

As reported on bookseller.com Liber, the 29th International Book Fair for the Spanish-speaking world, starts today [5th October] in Madrid and takes place against the backdrop of the launch of Amazon.es, which publishers hope will lead to greater interest in … Continue reading

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Tap! magazine launches own iPad and iPhone app

Future Publishing’s iPhone and iPad specialist magazine Tap! is launching a monthly iPad edition for the first time this month, with all content developed on a new in-house platform. The app will feature videos and tips for how to best … Continue reading

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New Care Quality Commission (CQC) website to launch soon

Over the past few months the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have been building and testing their new website. It is hoped that this new look website will be launched in the early autumn. The hope is that the website will … Continue reading

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Information Governance Training figures improve

There has been real progress seen in the number of individuals completing the NHS Information Governance Training toolkit which can be found online. IG Training was mandated at 95% of all staff to pass the “Introduction to Information Governance” or … Continue reading

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Online recruitment is ‘on the up!’

Online recruitment is increasing, especially in engineering firms, but many new jobs are part-time, according to research. The recruitment firm Monster has said that its employment index, which is pulled together by reviewing job opportunities from a number of career … Continue reading

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