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Major fire in Lincoln

Major fire in Lincoln

On January 13 the fire began at around 4:25pm at the Lithuanian Motors (behind Evans Halshaw unit) in Lincoln.

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Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

It is Panto season and Sleeping Beauty is a must see.

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Cottesmore Pupils Prepare for Christmas Special

Cottesmore Pupils Prepare for Christmas Special

The latest YJA radio workshop brought a team of eight excited Year 5/6s from Cottesmore Primary School up the A1 to Siren FM, nestled in the middle of Lincoln University’s busy campus. When the Young Journalists stepped from their minibus the first reaction was one of astonishment. Surrounded by all the high glass buildings and […]

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Pupils have a (n)ice time

Pupils have a (n)ice time

Earlier this month, senior pupils from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy had some serious fun at the Lincoln ice rink! Most of the children that went had already experienced the temporary rink in past winters, but that didn’t stop them from having a great time. The surface is made of 100% real ice to give the […]

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Manor Leas Junior Academy: New YJA Newsroom!

Manor Leas Junior Academy: New YJA Newsroom!

YJA’s newest newsroom, Manor Leas Junior Academy, got off to a flying start today learning about what makes a great newsroom team and even finding time to produce three fantastic podcasts.

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Pupils experience the thrill of live radio

Pupils experience the thrill of live radio

    The YJA team from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy shone as they put in nothing short of an A+ performance. A group of year 5/6 children from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy’s YJA team went on a trip to Siren FM- a day they will certainly never forget! Some of the children present were quite experienced […]

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Millfield Newsroom to go live on Siren FM!

Millfield Newsroom to go live on Siren FM!

I am thrilled to be leading a radio workshop at Siren FM on Monday (9th Nov) for the Heighington Millfield Primary Academy. Those young newsmakers will be researching, producing and presenting their own special edition radio programme for Siren FM’s ‘No Adults Allowed’ show. Siren FM is based in Lincoln and are current holders of the East Midlands […]

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Ice Rink Returns!

Ice Rink Returns!

Lincoln’s ice rink returns from November 28th! Lincoln BIG events and promotions Manager, Michael Armstrong announced: “We will be celebrating the return of the rink in style, with a demonstration by top skater and ice skating teacher Kelly Hemingway and her students, who will be putting on a sparkling performance. “Then the rink will be formally opened […]

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Pupils Relive The Magna Carta

Pupils Relive The Magna Carta

During Lincolnshire Week, lots of children from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy visited Lincoln Castle to learn all about the Magna Carta. Here, deep in the vaults of a great medieval fortress, lies one of the four remaining copies of the Magna Carta. A magnet for tourists, it is displayed in a special glass case, next to the equally precious […]

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Great Spire is Unveiled

Great Spire is Unveiled

Young Journalists from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy were very privileged to be invited to the International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC) Unveiling Ceremony. Over 300 WWII veterans, who were part of Bomber Command at a time when our country was in great peril, joined together as the great spire created in their honour was unveiled. Last […]