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Waste management firm boost nursery refurbishment project

A waste management firm based in Ilkeston has chipped in to help a £15,000 community project to refurbish a nursery’s outdoor play area.

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REVEALED: Parents want teachers to talk to teens about porn

Four out of five East Midlands parents want schools to be talking to young people about issues related to pornography.

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The six-week summer holidays are coming to an end.

Derbyshire County Council doesn't plan on changing six-week summer holidays

Derbyshire County Council says it does not have plans to change the length of school holidays.
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Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise Academy GCSE results. Alice Brent, Ethan Barnes, Jade Lathall and Megan Knighton.

PICTURES: Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise Academy Celebrates Excellent GCSE Results

Students and staff at Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise Academy are celebrating today after receiving excellent GCSE results – with achievements in English being especially strong.

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Pupils will receive their GCSE results today.

GCSE Results: What should you do next?

There will be joy and disappointment for those of young people across the county as they get their GCSE results today - but if you have got the grades you hoped for, don’t panic!

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MP visits nursery to congratulate owner on OBE award

MP visits nursery to congratulate owner on OBE award

Erewash MP Maggie Throup has visited a Long Eaton nursery to learn more about the company and its founder, who recently received an OBE.

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REVEALED: Five top jobs you don't need a degree for

REVEALED: Five top jobs you don't need a degree for

Didn’t quite get the A-level results you need for university?

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Derbyshire A-level results day - Live

Derbyshire A-level results day - Live

The wait is over for thousands of students as they collect their A-level results today.

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A level results are released tomorrow.

COLUMN: Let's look out for those who don't get the A level grades they want

GCSE and A level results are out soon and for many youngsters there'll be the usual photos of them leaping holding certificates and celebrating but equally for many their worlds will be shattered.

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Derbyshire school spent more than 8 million on supply teachers in the last year.

Derbyshire schools spend more than £8 million on supply teachers in a year

More than £8million was spent on supply teachers and support staff in schools in Derbyshire over the last year.

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A campaign to help injured music teacher Chris Toon has already passed its original �15,000 target.

Fundraising campaign launched to help injured musician

A fundraising campaign has been launched to help a music teacher get back on stage after he suffered life-changing injuries in a road crash.

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Dan Miller introduces the Young Professionals UK app at the London launch.

Teen entrepreneur launches jobs app for career starters

A teenage entrepreneur who recently graduated from a Long Eaton school has unveiled a new app to connect young people and employers.

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The National Union of Teachers says 'more students are becoming disengaged from school'.

More children are being expelled from Derbyshire's schools, shock figures reveal

More than 4,000 children were excluded from Derbyshire schools last year, shock statistics show.
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Many pupils families took time out to attend the picnic and celebrate the community values which Jo Cox MP sought to promote.

Primary school picnic is a day to remember Jo Cox MP

A Kirk Hallam school joined groups across the nation last month in a special community event in tribute to the memory of Jo Cox MP.

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Apprentice mechanic Jonny Davies has been named as the best in his year.

Erewash council fleet mechanic wins training award

An Erewash Borough Council mechanic Jonny Davies has scooped an award for being the best apprentice this year on his training scheme.

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Mr Lamberton said he knew his sons wouldn't wear their hats or sun cream if they weren't with him.

POLL: Was Derbyshire dad right to keep his children home from school because of the heat?

A Derbyshire dad kept his children home from school on Monday, because of the rising temperatures.

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The top earning industries for graduate include construction.

REVEALED: The best and worst paying industries for graduates

Just finished university and looking for your first career break?
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Survey reveals some parents are struggling to afford school uniforms

Survey reveals some parents are struggling to afford school uniforms

Two fifths of parents have been put into financial difficulty over the cost of school uniforms, a new study has revealed.

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Chaucer Junior School pupils visited the Nottingham office of Leonard Design Architects as part of the project with gardening club leader Kerry Wheatley.

School in final for RHS Chatsworth garden design award

A bug hotel created by budding architects at an Ilkeston school have been shortlisted for a top prize at the RHS Chatsworth Flower Show.

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Video: The Voice star dazzles pupils on school visit

Pupils at a Sandiacre school were sprinkled with stardust when they got a special visit from a singer dubbed as ‘the next Rhianna’ on The Voice.

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