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Councils wage war on pollution

Councils wage war on pollution

Councils around the UK are looking to make speed bumps smoother in the hope that re-designed versions will stop cars speeding up and slowing down. Speed bumps are important because they reduce speed and help people slow down on the road but when a vehicle breaks it causes gas to rise up and pollute our air. The […]

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Nestle says they will cut sugar from chocolate by 40%

Nestle says they will cut sugar from chocolate by 40%

The company that makes KitKat and Aero says its researchers have found a way to structure chocolate differently to make it 40% less sugar. As a result, the manufacturer aims to make the bars healthier – without changing the taste.  Nestle milk chocolate is typically 50% sugar and white chocolate is as much as 60% […]

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‘Giant killers’ GB beat China in Olympic medal table  

‘Giant killers’ GB beat China in Olympic medal table  

  Great Britain has surprisingly beaten China to 2nd in the Olympic medal table. The so-called giant killers ended their successful Olympic campaign on 27 golds, 23 silvers and 17 bronzes. It has been an Olympic fiesta, as Great Britain hasn’t had that many medals in 108 years! GB is also the only host nation […]

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Pokemon Go has gotten out of hand

Pokemon Go has gotten out of hand

  I can’t help but feel that the headline is enough for hoards of pitchfork wielding teenagers to hunt me down- hear me out though. It appears the latest craze sweeping the globe is the app Pokemon Go. Periodically there seems to be a new project gracing the app store that gets millions weak at […]

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Lampard has saved his MLS career

Lampard has saved his MLS career

Just two months ago, Frank Lampard’s ‘American Dream’ appeared firmly on the ropes. The English midfielder had hoped for a quiet end to his career with a spell in the States, but received quite the opposite. However, it appears in recent weeks that Lampard has turned his fortunes around. It’s proven a resurgence that has […]

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The Next Step in Our Lives

The Next Step in Our Lives

Most people say the transition from primary school to secondary school is the hardest step in your life so far. As I’m an eleven-year-old, I’m about to move up to secondary school. I’ve finished my primary school journey and I’m ready for a new experience; this transition is a scary but exciting at the same […]

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Pele sells his life of football

Pele sells his life of football

Pele, full name Edson Arantes do Nascimento, the world’s undisputed best football player ever, has had to sell many of his valuables from his football career and other mementoes such as old passports. But why? Over the past twelve months the 75-year-old has been in hospital for back, hip and prostate surgery. So the reason […]

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Andy Murray defeats Milos Raonic for the Wimbledon title

Andy Murray defeats Milos Raonic for the Wimbledon title

Andy Murray takes the Wimbledon title for the second time in his career, beating the Canadian Milos Raonic in straight sets This was a victory that gave a chord to many fans; even his poker-faced coach, Ivan Lendl, couldn’t hold back his emotions as Andy Murray hoisted the coveted silverware. Andy Murray became the first […]

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Theatre Review:  ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’

Theatre Review:  ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’

  Chitty Chitty Bang Bang has taken thirty years to appear on the stage but the wait has been worth it. The popular film made from Ian Fleming’s classic story has been adapted for the stage by Jeremy Sams and certainly has the wow factor according to pupils from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy, who witnessed […]

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Rashford England selection defies logic

Rashford England selection defies logic

Euro 2016 is just around the corner and Roy Hodgson has named his provisional 26-man squad that will be making the short hop over the English Channel this summer. However, as ever, it hasn’t been without its controversial moments. Perhaps the most eye opening selection has proven Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford- it’s nothing short […]