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Girl Discovers Leech in her Nose

Girl Discovers Leech in her Nose

Now just think what would it feel like to have a bloodsucking critter up your nose?  24-year-old Daniela Liverani discovered a 3-inch bloodsucking leech up her nose. She was on holiday in South East Asia, back packing for a month, when she thought she had a blood clot and didn’t bother too much about it. […]

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Tesco in trouble for ‘Fun gifts for boys’ sign

Tesco in trouble for ‘Fun gifts for boys’ sign

Tesco, one of the UK’s leading stores, has been experiencing hard times recently, suffering from competition from Aldi and Lidl. Now they’re in more trouble after promoting ‘Fun gifts for boys’ which prompted the fury of a seven-year-old girl! The store has removed the sign following a complaint from little Maggie Cole from Dorset. Tesco […]

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Pupils ‘Make, Do and Mend’

Pupils ‘Make, Do and Mend’

Recently, a Lincolnshire school hosted a workshop, which involved making winter products from old blankets and jumpers! Year 5 and 6 pupils from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy had a ‘Make, Do and Mend’ day, run by the company Hats on Heads. (This business runs all sorts of creative parties and workshops, unsurprisingly including… hat making.) The […]

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Tiger on the Loose!

Tiger on the Loose!

On the outskirts of Disneyland Paris, French police think they have seen a tiger on the loose. The hunt for the tiger still carries on, and started when they saw it at a French supermarket. A specially trained ‘wolf hunter’ has been called in to help search, along with other animal experts. People around the […]

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YJA in a Dogfight!

YJA in a Dogfight!

Travelled to Shropshire with Heighington Primary today, to visit The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford. Situated next to an active airfield, it boasts to be the only place in the Midlands where you can get close to so many breathtaking aircraft for free. There’s lots of information on the Cold War and the museum has […]

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England Enjoy Euro Success

England Enjoy Euro Success

England delivered the expected easy win over San Marino at Wembley and worryingly edged past Estonia winning 1-0 to maintain their 100% record in this Euro 2016 qualifying campaign. England didn’t start off too well but after a scrappy corner with Aldo Simonchini fumbling over nothing to give centre-back Phil Jagielka a free chance to […]

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Disney’s ‘Frozen’ to return in 2015!

Disney’s ‘Frozen’ to return in 2015!

This is some amazing news! The most popular animated movie of all time is returning for a sequel in Spring next year. That’s right! It’s all true! The film will be called ‘Frozen Fever’ and it will be Anna’s Birthday. Elsa, Christoff and Olaf want to plan something fantastically special for Anna but Elsa’s ice […]

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Heighington on Air

Heighington on Air

Over a two-week period, YJA teams are descending upon Siren FM’s base at Lincoln University to record their very own radio programme. I was lucky enough to be included in the five Year 5s who represented Heighington Millfield Primary Academy. Anthony Cafferkey is the producer of the regular afternoon programme No Adults Allowed and it […]

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The Great North Run

The Great North Run

Spent Sunday morning looking out for my wife on the TV, without success. Cathy was running in The Great North Run and, as Dylan from Millfield Primary reported, world and Olympic champion Mo Farah just didn’t  quite have enough gas to catch Ethiopian, Kenenisa Bekele. Talking of Millfield, I’m looking forward to meeting their new team tomorrow, […]

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Millfield meet the Chelsea Pensioners

Millfield meet the Chelsea Pensioners

They are easily recognisable to everyone because of this uniform on events including Armistice Day and Wimbledon.

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