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REVEALED: Five top jobs you don't need a degree for

A new survey has revealed some of the top jobs that don't require university degrees.

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Nottingham North Jobs and Apprenticeship Fair is at Riverside Sports Hall on Friday, March 3, 9.30am to 2.30pm.

Jobs and apprenticeships event back in Bulwell next week

Bulwell is to host a huge jobs fair next week, bringing live vacancies, training opportunities and career advice to an underserved part of the city.

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Council set for U-turn on sibling admission policy

Council set for U-turn on sibling admission policy

Nottinghamshire County Council is set to do a U-turn on schools admission criteria concerning siblings.

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IT For All tutor Lee Hutchinson giving his advice on one of the projects courses.

Lottery funding to help those who feel isolated from internet

A community project, based in Hucknall, that aims to help people who are not computer-savvy or feel isolated from the internet has been boosted by National Lottery funding.

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1,061 fewer teachers in Nottinghamshire by 2019, thanks to £39million funding cut

1,061 fewer teachers in Nottinghamshire by 2019, thanks to £39million funding cut

There will be over 1,000 fewer teachers in Nottinghamshire’s schools by 2019, it was claimed this week.

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REVEALED: Nottinghamshire schools GCSE performance tables

REVEALED: Nottinghamshire schools GCSE performance tables

The latest GCSE performance tables for Nottinghamshire’s schools have been published by the Department for Education.

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Flying the rainbow flag for West Nottinghamshire College are (from left) vice-principal Louise Knott, student representative Alex Belcher and staff representative Jane Hawksford.

Proud West Notts College hailed as champion of LGBT diversity

One of Mansfield and Ashfield’s educational flagships has again been named as one of the top workplaces in the country for promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) diversity.

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The camera enforcement car is greeted by pupils at Broomhill Junior School, Hucknall, with Coun Steve Calvert, of Nottinghamshire County Council, and  enforcement manager Gareth Johnson in the drivers' seat. (PHOTO BY: Anne Shelley)

CCTV car snares hundreds of drivers in fight against parking danger at schools

A new road-safety car, fitted with CCTV cameras, has already snared hundreds of drivers parking dangerously or inconsiderately outside schools and at bus stops in Hucknall and the rest of the county.

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The deadline for applications is on Sunday.

Last few days for Nottinghamshire parents to apply for child's school place

Nottinghamshire parents have less than a week to apply for their child's infant or primary school place for September.
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VIDEO: Film warning youngsters about online grooming to be shown in schools

VIDEO: Film warning youngsters about online grooming to be shown in schools

The death and rape of a teenage girl will serve as a warning to schoolchildren in a police film about the dangers of online grooming.

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REVEALED: Nottinghamshire’s best and worst performing primary schools

REVEALED: Nottinghamshire’s best and worst performing primary schools

Figures released by the Department for Education (DfE) this week revealed how only 54 per cent of primary schools in Nottinghamshire achieved the expected standard for reading, writing and maths in 2016.

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Ministers consider mandatory porn lessons

Ministers consider mandatory porn lessons

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory in all schools, in a move that would see pupils learning about online pornography, sexting and the issue of sexual consent.

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UPDATE: Teen rapper backs down to school fine threat

UPDATE: Teen rapper backs down to school fine threat

A Mansfield teenager has been suspended from school after he made a rap video and posted it on Youtube.

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Councillor Dave Trimble, Nottingham City Councils Portfolio Holder for Leisure and Culture, has welcomed the completion of works on the Bulwell Community Meadow, a former landfill site which is now a public park.

Bulwell community meadow set to open after £100,000 project

A revamped green space in Bulwell is set to be unveiled on Friday following a £100,000 transformation led by Nottingham City Council.

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Trevor Clay is to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Derby

Further Education leader to be honoured by university

A Hucknall education leader is to be honoured by a top university for his work on boosting life chances for generations of young learners.

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Council’s school absence fines rocket in county

Council’s school absence fines rocket in county

A council has issued more than 2,000 fines to parents for their child’s unauthorised absence from school since last September – a six-fold increase on the previous year.

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Hucknall school wants your votes

Hucknall school wants your votes

Members of a Hucknall school support group are urging people to vote for it – and give it a chance of scooping a four-figure grant.

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Nick Clegg to talk about his new book Between the Extremes

WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday

Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister, is a guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival on Friday and we have TEN tickets to be won.

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GUEST COLUMN: Get learning with CLaSS programme, by Coun John Knight

GUEST COLUMN: Get learning with CLaSS programme, by Coun John Knight

Inspire’s Community Learning and Skills Service (CLaSS) is launching a new programme of learning in every district in Nottinghamshire this month.

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