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A critical education

After years of target-driven expansion, critics warn that adult education - when not supplanted by workfare - risks falling prey to a narrow agenda...

“We’re going to bomb your home in five minutes”

Many in Manchester will know Adie Mormech as the friendly guy that worked on the Oxford Road bookstall, always quick with a smile regardless of the...

Double-take at Shrewsbury Market Hall

Shoppers at a Shropshire market are in for double-take this week as a one-of-a-kind art exhibition, featuring portraits of the market traders thems...

Natural Garden and dog walking open day – 6/5/12

Dog walkers and families are invited to come along and enjoy a day of fabulous walks in a stunning landscape.

Microfinance entrepreneur providing affordable loans from Dalston

Balancing the books can be a tall order in today’s straightened times. Now a Dalston-based company that prides itself on ethical values is looking ...

What might a mayor mean for Manchester?

This week the people of Manchester will make a decision that will change the face of the city for the foreseeable future. Along with 12 other major...

Excuses, excuses: will the buck stop with Cameron and co?

The Conservatives' defence that it was anybody's fault but theirs has taken a hammering in recent weeks, as time and again responsibility for the c...

Who should investigate murder — the police, or a private security company?

Senior police officers were quick to play down the implications of plans exposed in the press last March to outsource whole swathes of policing tas...

Eat, drink and be scary this Halloween!

Already have your spooktacular costumes ready but not quite sure how to celebrate Halloween with your loved ones? ELL helps you make the most of y...

I know this great coffee shop in Dalston…

With last week’s announcement of the opening of Dalston’s first Starbucks, EastLondonLines have sought refuge in the large number of locally ru...

Home Insurance and Small Valuables

It is important when buying home insurance to make sure your policy includes your smaller valuble items or it could end up being rather costly if t...

Angel-Jade scoops Telford’s Talent top prize

Last night’s final of Telford’s Talent was enjoyed by nearly 400 people as 12 finalists took to the stage at Oakengates Theatre @ The Place.

Man makeovers: Are you doing a Liz Hurley on your Shane Warne?

Seven out of ten women have ‘done a Liz Hurley’ – and given their man a makeover to improve his image, according to a new survey

To snowboard or to ski?

A winter sports holiday features pretty highly on many people's wish lists, and the thrill of speeding down the mountainside with the wind in your ...

Shropshire Bonfire and Fireworks Displays

If you are looking for a bonfire and fireworks display in Shropshire this November, then use our simple guide below to find a display near you.

Charles Dickens great, great grandson to headline Shropshire celebrations

Gerald Dickens, the great, great grandson of Charles Dickens is headlining a weekend of celebrations in Shropshire during early 2012, to mark the 2...

Norfolk: The next big cottage holiday destination?

Cottage holidays are becoming increasingly popular, particularly among those who want a fabulous break in luxury accommodation.

Labrinth is SyCo’s latest signing but he doesn’t need a popstar bootcamp

Hard work and big tunes are all the Hackney producer cares about, but what if sleeping in the studio leads to a hobo beard?

Albrighton Hall Hotal and Spa coffee morning raises money for MacMillan

Albrighton Hall Hotal and Spa has donated the money raised from their ‘The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ event to MacMillan Cancer Support.

University students warned against fraud

Students are particularly likely to be scammed because of their reliance on social networking sites.  That was the message from the Metropolitan P...

Harper Adams head chef up for BBC award

Head Chef at Harper Adams University College, Wayne Wright, has reached the finals of the BBC Food & Farming Awards 2011.

ELL’s gone stir-crazy over National Baking Week

This week is National Baking Week. Seven days that give us an excuse to stuff our faces with fatty, heart-attack inducing, homemade goodies. But do...

Shropshire mumpreneur launches a tasty solution

A Shropshire business woman has solved a common ‘mum problem’ by launching an innovative new cake which is mess-free and portable.

Telford’s Talent get ready for final

The auditions are history. Boot camp is a distant dream. And for those lucky 12 who made it through, the only thing on their minds now is the live ...

Stay safe this Halloween in Shropshire

West Mercia Police is issuing safety advice to people in Shropshire to make sure they have a safe and fun Halloween.

UK Best Thai Eatery awarded to Shropshire restaurant

The King and Thai in Broseley, Shropshire, have been awarded the prestigious Best UK Thai Eatery - Asian Curry Restaurant of the Year Award.

Shropshire village concert viewed by thousands online

Thousands of people all over the world were able to watch a concert by Shropshire’s veteran satirical singing trio Three Men in a Bowtie at Worth...

Monsoon girls model latest fashions at breast cancer charity event

Staff from a Shrewsbury fashion store will take to the catwalk this month to help raise money for a worthy cause.

National Trust launches its first ever Walking Festival

The National Trust is celebrating the great outdoors by encouraging the whole of the UK to venture outside, get closer to nature and start walking.

Owners of the Bristol Zoo Wow! Gorillas revealed

All 61 Wow! Gorillas have been re-homed in a host of locations and some can be seen around the city, whereas others have been re-homed privately

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