Orpington, England Newswire

Orpington, England Newswire

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  1. A new Subway is coming to Orpington High Street and they want 'sandwich artists'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Shopper

    The shop will be on the High Street and, according to their head office, will open its doors sometime around the middle of October so long as building work goes to plan. The advert said: "Sandwich Artistsa have a positive outlook, thrive in a busy work environment and are keen to learn the art of great sandwich making.

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  2. A newlywed couple's kind gesture has given a boost to brain tumour researchRead the original story

    Monday Sep 18 | News Shopper

    A newlywed couple from Orpington raised A 1,000 for charity by asking guests to donate cash instead of buying them wedding gifts. Sue Pettet, 71, of Charterhouse Road, and Malcolm Stephenson, 73, of Clareville Road, have known each other since the early 1970s.

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  3. A new primary school has opened its doors in BeckenhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | News Shopper

    Harris Primary Academy Beckenham Green, in St George's Road, is part of the five other academies under the organisation's remit in Bromley which include Kent House, Crystal Palace , Shortlands and Orpington. Sabeena Hasan, director of primary education at Harris Federation, said: "We are delighted to welcome parents and children back to start the new term as Harris Primary Academy Beckenham.

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  4. Fire cadet unit opens in OrpingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | News Shopper

    The London Fire Brigade is opening a new fire cadet unit in Orpington and is looking for young people from Bromley to join the scheme.

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  5. Popular Wragby Show has 'busiest year ever'Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 5 | Louth Leader

    The ever-popular Wragby Show proved once again that it is one of the highlights of Lincolnshire's calendar this year with an 'amazing turnout' of both people and animals! President of Wragby Show Mike Perkins is pictured presenting David Cosgrove with the Supreme Champion Herring Trophy for his magnificently displayed shire horse ' Hainton Tiara' which is owned by the Cosgrove and Poucher family. This wonderful horse has been selected to appear at the Horse of the Year Show in London later this year.

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  6. Orpington man set for powerful careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | News Shopper

    Tom Edwards, 21, is starting an 18-month apprenticeship with UK Power Networks, which keeps the lights on across the South East, London and East of England. Mr Edwards, a former student of Coopers Technology College in Chislehurst, said: "When I learnt I had got the job I was so happy.

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  7. Kids can enjoy messy and sensory play at Messy TotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | This is Local London

    A messy wild west themed craft session will be held at Chelsfield Methodist Church on Windsor Dr, Orpington on September 13 at 10am.

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  8. Teachers say exam boards make it easy to leak examsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | Daily Mail

    Eton College dismissed deputy head, Mo Tanweer over allegations he shared information about an exam paper, which has led to calls for stricter safeguards Teachers who help set exams are put in an 'impossible position' where they are tempted to help their pupils cheat, a private education chief has warned. School bosses have urged exam boards to introduce stricter safeguards in the wake of suspensions and sackings at top institutions amid allegations of cheating.

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  9. Pupils sue school over withdrawn places because of poor gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | News Shopper

    Legal action is being pursued after a grammar school withdrew places for a number of A-level students who failed to achieve certain grades. Simpson Millar solicitors have initiated judicial review proceedings against the governing body of St Olave's grammar school in Orpington in south east London after two students were told they could not continue their A-level studies into Year 13. The pupils, who cannot be named for legal reasons, failed to achieve Bs in any of their subjects taken in the first year of sixth form, lawyers said.

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  10. School sued for 'not letting sixth formers with low grades take A-levels'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | Metro UK News

    St Olave's grammar school in Orpington, south east London, is accused of telling two pupils that they couldn't continue their A-level studies into Year 13. The pupils, who cannot be named for legal reasons, failed to achieve Bs in any of their subjects taken for AS-level in the first year of sixth form, according to lawyers. Days ago they were told they could return to the school, but would only be allowed to study a BTEC in health and social care.

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  11. Orpington school 'ditched pupils halfway through A-levels'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | Daily Mail

    A top grammar school has been accused of illegally throwing out sixth-formers who failed to win top grades ahead of their final A-level year. It is understood 16 pupils at St Olave's Grammar School in Orpington, London, were told they had to leave because their performance in their AS-levels was not good enough.

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  12. Cat-killer hunters appeal for information after cat's body found in OrpingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | This is Local London

    The South Norwood Animal Rescue Liberty group made an appeal for witnesses last weekend after the body of a cat was found in Orpington. SNARL, which is involved in the hunt for the so-called 'Croydon cat killer', is asking members of the public to come forward if they saw a person interfering with the body of a male tabby cat in Petten Grove on Saturday morning.

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  13. A hero-loving toddler was distraught after losing his precious tablet ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | News Shopper

    Two-year-old Albie was out driving with his dad Barry Langford, 36, of Simnel Road, Lee, last Sunday . Mr Langford put the tablet on the roof of his car while he was looking after Albie but then forgot he had left it up there.

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  14. Hero-loving toddler overjoyed when stranger comes to the rescue and returns his lost tabletRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | This is Local London

    Two-year-old Albie was out driving with his dad Barry Langford, 36, of Simnel Road, Lee, last Sunday . Mr Langford put the tablet on the roof of his car while he was looking after Albie but then forgot he had left it up there.

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  15. RAM's Mobile Tracking Solution Helps Coniq Manage its Asset BaseRead the original story

    Friday Aug 25 | Newkerala.com

    ORPINGTON, England, August 24, 2017 : Coniq, a specialist in customer engagement for shopping centres, retail businesses and within the hospitality sector, has selected Real Asset Management's mobile asset tracking solution to establish enhanced control over its equipment whilst improving the management of all of the company's assets. It will use the software to store crucial information, including cost details, current location and status of all items.

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  16. These are the most and least violent parts of Bromley according to the latest crime statsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 21 | News Shopper

    The latest available crime figures for Bromley released by the Metropolitan police have revealed the areas of the borough with the most crimes reported, with some surprising statistics. Across the borough there were a total of 2,357 crimes reported in May 2017 , of which 547 were violent or sexual offences.

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  17. An Orpington running event has been 'cancelled' after travellers pitched up on the routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | News Shopper

    An Orpington Parkrun has reportedly been cancelled after members of the traveller community camped out in the middle of the route. Orpington Parkrun is a five-kilometre run that takes place every Saturday at 9am in Goddington Park, off Goddington Lane, Orpington.

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  18. A Scottish dancing club is helping to build a museum at Biggin HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | News Shopper

    The Orpington and District Caledonian Society donated the cash to help build the Biggin Hill Memorial Museum this year. The museum will commemorate Biggin Hill's contribution to both World Wars and will incorporate the St George's RAF Chapel of Remembrance.

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  19. Here's what inspectors had to say about this Orpington nursing agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | News Shopper

    Staff at Nurse Plus' Orpington branch were chuffed after the commission decided they had a good understanding of how to ensure people's needs were met. Branch Manager for Orpington Nurse Plus, Andy Lovell, commented: "The dedication that the team here at Bromley puts in is second to none.

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  20. Orpington rocks along to Priory Live music festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | News Shopper

    The Priory Live festival was run by Orpington 1st and saw up and coming artists wow audiences with their song writing talent. Orpington 1st executive director, Sharon Baldwin said: "We're delighted to continue our partnership with Talking Box Events to bring Priory Live to Orpington.

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