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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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Driverless Cars and the Race to go Green

In the first half of 2017, there have been loads of announcements about the first driverless car race. The first set of public road trials are due to take place in Milton Keynes and Coventry by the end of the year. UK designers are ahead of the game and are keen to try out their […]

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Lincoln Castle Voted Best in UK

Lincoln Castle Voted Best in UK

Lincoln is well known for its medieval structures that are perched on top of a hill and look down on the city below. The cathedral, palace and castle draw tourists from all over the world and visitor numbers look set to increase as Lincoln Castle has just been voted the UK’s most popular castle! William […]

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The Journey Continues in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

The Journey Continues in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

You heard it right folks, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are coming to stores near you on the 17th of November 2017. In the past week, Nintendo have cancelled the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl remakes and replaced them with the Sun and Moon sequels. The news first appeared on Nintendo’s very own online newspaper named […]

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Up all night!!! (Part 1)

Up all night!!! (Part 1)

Momentarily, the Vamps are on tour all around the world! It is called ‘Middle Of The Night Tour’ and the concerts are amazing. I went to the one in Nottingham and they put on a really good show. Although the lead singer (Brad Simpson) was feeling a little under the weather they performed a memorable […]

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SATs – the big test

SATs – the big test

We know it seems like ages ago but recently a huge number of Year 6s finished their SATs and what a relief it was for them and their hard-working teachers! Over a 4-day period, Years 2 and 6 pupils across the country took their Standard Assessment Tests (but you might know them as SATs). The […]

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Can Wonder Woman save the DC extended universe?

Can Wonder Woman save the DC extended universe?

The first DC movie of 2017, the Patty Jenkins-directed Wonder Woman is less than a month away from release. The DC Extended Universe (DCEU) is so far looking extremely underpowered compared with Marvel’s Cinematic Universe, so the pressure is on to ensure this latest comic book-based movie from Warner Bros is a smash. The DCEU started […]