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Ebola Battle Boosted by Band Aid

Ebola Battle Boosted by Band Aid

The charity – Band Aid – has been recording songs for thirty years since their first release in 1984 with ‘Do they know it’s Christmas (Feed the World)’ and now, with the re-release of the song, they are raising money to fight one of the world’s deadliest diseases. The current outbreak of Ebola, in West […]

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Monty Python Live (mostly)

Monty Python Live (mostly)

Monty Python’s Flying Circus was made for TV between 1969 and 1974 and enjoyed phenomenal success, reaching out to a global audience. Most of the original cast are still alive and very much kicking, as is evident in this month’s O2 Arena performances of Monty Python Live (mostly). A further five shows have just been […]

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LAFTAs: Connecting with Grandad

LAFTAs: Connecting with Grandad

        A young girl is selected for a history trip to a World War 2 visitor centre. Will the visit provide the opportunity to connect with a relative who never returned from a bombing raid? Watch this YouTube film, made by Year 7 and 9 pupils from Alford’s Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar, to […]

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Grantham School wins Business Competition

Grantham School wins Business Competition

RAF College Cranwell was the prestigious venue for the final of Young Enterprise ‘Company of the Year Competition 2014 – Lincolnshire & Rutland’. The overall winners were Grantham and Kesteven Girls High School’s team ‘Scensational’ with their eco-friendly gift candle business.   Seven teams made through to the finals but it will be ‘Scensational’ who […]

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Former Young Journalist Collects Young Enterprise Award

Former Young Journalist Collects Young Enterprise Award

I was very honoured tonight when asked to award the ‘Best Teamwork’ trophy at the County Finals of the Young Enterprise competition. By a happy coincidence, YJA school QEGS Alford picked up the award and former Young Journalist and recently appointed Head Girl, Amelia Houltby, came to the podium on behalf of her team, Novus. Watch […]

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Windmill gets Makeover

Windmill gets Makeover

Burgh School have been invited to make a documentary film about the village’s iconic windmill, which is undergoing major restoration work.

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TCT Concert Week

TCT Concert Week

Last week saw the Royal Albert Hall host its annual charity concert week for Teenage Cancer Trust.

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Books under wraps

Books under wraps

The new Key & Code system also means that users can use space to run their own clubs, activities, get-togethers etc. even out of hours i.e. registered users will be able to use the library at any time of day or night.

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