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Spring Fair is Huge Success

Spring Fair is Huge Success

Imagine a place when you can find all of the homewards, gifts and ideas imaginable. Well that was the reality when earlier this month over 2,500 UK and international exhibitors came together for the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) Spring Fair. YJA’s Fashion Correspondent, Elvie from Burgh School, has recently returned from the Birmingham venue, where she […]

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Our Health: The War on Caffeine

Our Health: The War on Caffeine

One of the ‘Big 4’ grocery supermarkets has announced that anyone who buys a high-caffeine drink will be asked for their age. Recently, Asda, Aldi and Waitrose all stopped selling high caffeine drinks to youngsters. Morrisons will now follow with 646 of its UK stores planning to introduce an age restriction on 84 products. (Even if […]

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Discoveries of Rare Fish Gives Hope for the Future

Discoveries of Rare Fish Gives Hope for the Future

Divers in Tasmania have discovered a family of the world’s rarest fish. Until now, the only place in the world where red handfish were known to exist is on one 50m long reef in Tasmania’s Frederick Henry Bay. A recent underwater survey at this site found just eight red handfish, prompting scientists to estimate the […]

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Being a Mayor’s Cadet

Being a Mayor’s Cadet

Connor Smith, an army cadet from Lincoln, has had the honour of being appointed ‘Mayor’s Cadet’. This means he will be accompanying Cllr Chris Burke, Mayor of Lincoln, at a number of official events, which have already included Armistice Day and Remembrance Day commemorations. Connor also accompanied the Mayor at the switching on of the Lincoln […]

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100 Years of Girl Power!!!

100 Years of Girl Power!!!

This year we will be celebrating 100 years of women’s right to vote, made possible by the Suffragette Movement. Since then, many females have achieved great prominence- here are some of the more famous women we know today:   Steph Houghton MBE (footballer) Steph was born on 23rd April 1988. She is the captain of […]

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My Best Movies from the 80s: Part 2

My Best Movies from the 80s: Part 2

Hi guys, it is me again with Part 2 of my Top Ten best movies from the 80s. In the last article we had The Empire Strikes Back, E.T. the extra-terrestrial and Little Shop of Horrors, so what film is in at No 7? Well, it has to be Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure. This […]

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Dangerous Make-up

Dangerous Make-up

There can be little doubt that today’s teenagers are very image conscious. Many mask their faces in makeup every day, some refusing to leave home without it on. Unfortunately, makeup can be dangerous, especially if a product is out-of-date. It’s estimated that only 1 in 4 women check the date of make-up products and toiletries. […]

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Great Expectations

Great Expectations

In affluent countries such as ours, it’s common for children to ask for quite a lot at Christmas. But do they ask for too much? Too often, Great Expectations does not refer to the classic Dickens novel. The requests we make can, and probably often do, put our parents under financial pressure. Some children will […]

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Are We Getting More Spoilt at Christmas? – You Decide!

Are We Getting More Spoilt at Christmas? – You Decide!

Yes, Christmas is almost upon us and for many ‘it’s the most wonderful time of the year’. Few will disagree that Christmas is a special time for families and is a treat for all, but are children getting more spoilt every year? If you ask your grandparents, they may get sentimental about the days when […]

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Kavya’s India Part 4: The World’s Biggest Family

Kavya’s India Part 4: The World’s Biggest Family

  Kavya, a Year 6 Young Journalist based at Burgh School, has family roots in India and the highlight of her year is when she makes her annual visit to see her relatives based in New Delhi. She has decided to share her love of this vast country with YJA readers! (To read all her […]

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