Ministers can no longer ignore protests over the school funding crisis

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The chancellor, Philip Hammond, with members of his Treasury team outside 11 Downing Street before delivering his budget on 8 March. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

Sports Hall Ceiling Collapse Injures Two


Feb 24th 2017

 Thames Valley Police alongside partner agencies are investigating the collapse of a ceiling at a school in Milton Keynes.

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School Caretakers, improving perceptions

The Vital Element School Caretaker

Feb 8th 2017.  Improving perceptions

There has been bad press about caretakers over recent years and through our network of schools and community of caretakers, we would like to change the public perception of caretakers, for the better by sharing good practice.

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December 2016 – Barnsley Hospice New IPU Garden

barnsley-hospice-transformation BARNSLEY Hospice patients, their families & staff have a new outdoor space to enjoy! Continue reading “December 2016 – Barnsley Hospice New IPU Garden” »

November 2016 – Hospice Garden Transformation

BARNSLEY Hospice is set to transform the inpatient unit garden into a tranquil and relaxing place for patients and their families. 
Read more in the Barnsley Chronicle We contacted Barnsley Hospice after hearing about the potential garden refurbishment project in the hope we could get involved in such a worthwhile cause. We were invited to submit a number of concept designs initially which were very well received. Following approval of the final design work has started on the transformation. watch this space!

October 2016 – Legionnaires Disease Update

Public Health England have updated their collection of Legionnaire’s disease guidance and statistics by adding the reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease in residents of England and Wales with onset of symptoms during 2015. Continue reading “October 2016 – Legionnaires Disease Update” »

August 2016 – Barnsley blaze – Fire Safety

A HUGE fire destroyed a landmark building in Barnsley town centre on Tuesday 18th. Continue reading “August 2016 – Barnsley blaze – Fire Safety” »

July 2016 – Things to do in the school garden in July

school-gardening2July is the month when we should be rewarded with fresh vegetables and ripening fruit, Continue reading “July 2016 – Things to do in the school garden in July” »

July 2016 – Ofsted could scrap ‘outstanding’ rating for schools

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June 2016 – New fleet put to the test

image Our Grounds Maintenance teams took delivery of our new fleet of machinery this month. Continue reading “June 2016 – New fleet put to the test” »

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