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Teachers strike over poor pupil behaviour

St Edward's College is closed today as teachers have made a dispute over pupils poor behaviour. The National Education Union and 60 members will strike because of concerns on a trade dispute and pupil behaviour. Bora Oktas, the Regional Officer believes...
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Liverpool City Council backs new autism awareness project

Liverpool City Council has backed an initiative that encourages children with autism to speak up about their experiences. The council has partnered with Alder Hey Children's Hospital and the Liverpool Parent and Carer Forum to support the National Autism in...

Chancellor announces massive AstraZeneca investment to South Liverpool site

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced in his Budget that AstroZeneca have pledged to invest a massive £450 million at their manufacturing site in Speke for a major expansion. The investment, which has been long speculated, will be used to research, develop...

Slow down for Bobby: Schools remember Knowsley boy on 16th birthday

Schools and parents are remembering Bobby Colleran on what would have been his 16th birthday. Bobby died in a traffic collision while on his way home from school in Knowsley in 2014 aged six years old. The Bobby Colleran Trust was...
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Wavertree school opening postponed despite concerns raised by MP

Families have been disappointed after a new academy in Wavertree postponed their opening to 2025 after allowing applications for places to start in September. MP for Liverpool Wavertree, Paula Barker, recently revealed she wrote to Gillian Keegan, the Education Secretary,...
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Merseyside students educated on testicular cancer

  Calday Grange grammar school welcomed UK Testicular Cancer charity The Oddballs Foundation this month. James Hirst, one of the charity's student ambassadors, went into the school to talk to the students about the basics of testicular cancer. Walking them through how...
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Middle class students drop out, claiming they are ‘new minority’

Middle class students are no longer able to benefit from inclusivity initiatives - leading to some claiming they are becoming a new minority. This leaves some students feeling they have no choice but to drop out of university as they...

Liverpool Life Science Sector receives £31M boost from Government

Liverpool City Centre has been awarded a multimillion-pound boost for the life sciences hub and for one of the cities markets. Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, Michael Gove, announced a £31m investment package for the city...
Colin McKeown at LJMU (c) Alan Humphreys

LJMU’s latest honorary professor visits Screen School students

BAFTA award winner Colin McKeown MBE has been made an honorary professor by the Liverpool Screen School at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU). The title is awarded to those who are closely associated with the university and make a significant...

MerseyNewsLive podcast February 20 2024

Listen to this week's MerseyNewsLive podcast with Lois Adeshile and George Morris here: