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Town’s Christmas Lights Set To Thrill Youngsters

Town’s Christmas Lights Set To Thrill Youngsters

On November 30th, the Skegness Scouts, Cubs and Beavers will attend the Skegness Christmas light switch-on. Joining the ‘be prepared’ gang will be the Brownies, Rainbows and Guides. Also, there will be the Skegness Dancing Group and several more associations. And after a long hard day at the grotto, jolly old Saint Nick can be […]

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Endangered turtles

Endangered turtles

Hurricane Irma destroyed a staggering amount of turtle eggs and in doing so pushed these wonderful creatures ever closer to extinction. Florida, which took the brunt of the storm, is a centre for sea turtles, including the endangered leatherback, loggerheads and green turtles. (The northwest Atlantic region is one of the loggerhead’s nesting areas and […]

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Kavya’s India Series Part 1: Monkey business is a growing concern in India

Kavya’s India Series Part 1: Monkey business is a growing concern in India

  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!     In and […]

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Destructive Wildfires Cause Havoc

Destructive Wildfires Cause Havoc

This month in Portugal, northern Spain and further afield in California, life-threatening wildfires have been destroying everything in their path. At least seventeen people have died in California and thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes. The damage left 115,000 acres of land destroyed. As well as this, fires in Portugal have taken 27 […]

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The Dangers of Social Media

The Dangers of Social Media

We all know that social media is a brilliant way to chat to friends and see what is going on around the world. However, it’s not all good as there can be a lot of negative things going on behind the scenes. Many people, when they download new apps, actually seem to ignore the terms […]

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Boxing Risks Highlighted in Flyweight Eliminator

Boxing Risks Highlighted in Flyweight Eliminator

Boxing remains a popular sport with thousands of fans packing stadiums across the world or following matches on television. However, there are a number of serious health risks involved with boxing. Earlier this month, in a WBC flyweight title eliminator, Mexico’s Maximino Flores took on boxing British Champion Andrew Selby (pictured right). With 3 minutes per […]

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Withdrawal of £1 Coin Causing Confusion

Withdrawal of £1 Coin Causing Confusion

As we all know, the new 12-sided coin was issued in May to prevent counterfeits. From today the old £1 is not supposed to be used as change from shops. Shops are still able to bank them though – as long as they are not mixed up with the new coin. Shops are saying that […]

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Journalism in the Army Cadets

Journalism in the Army Cadets

Once the summer term comes to a close, my thoughts turn to the Lincolnshire Army Cadet Force annual camp. This year, 250 youngsters spent a fortnight in North Yorkshire where they have to put up with me and my camera as I attempt to capture the action (and the stories). My job is to generate press […]

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England’s Ladies Reach Euro Semis

England’s Ladies Reach Euro Semis

Footballer, Casey Stoney MBE is a key player in a confident England team that has its eyes on the European Championship crown. Casey, who has been capped 100 times for England ladies, was very confident that her side would end a 43-year wait to beat France in the Euro 2017 quarter-finals and her optimism was not […]

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Snapchat Map Warning

Snapchat Map Warning

158 million people in the world are using Snapchat so it’s hugely popular but, following a recent update, schools have been contacting parents about its possible dangers. Apparently, the new update can reveal your location thereby placing children at risk. The Snap Map was launched on the 21st of June and lets random people browse […]

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