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EmpathyLab: Guest Post By Kath Fox

Tomorrow (June 12th) is Empathy Day. Kath Fox, Coordinator of English of Coddington School, tells us why she is passionate about the power of...

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20th Century Notts: 1933-1935

A classic Robin Hood adventure is published in the same year that one of our finest children's writers is born.

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20th Century Notts: 1930-1932

The 1930s open with the death of D. H. Lawrence, whilst two of our women writers come to the fore.

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Sam Joyson-Cardy reaches Breaking Point

A nightmarish future from the pen of Sam Joyson-Cardy.

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My Bag - Helping Foster Kids Into Loving Books

When children enter the care system, it's often with very few possessions. A pioneering local charity is working to ensure that they get the best...

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20th Century Notts: 1927-1929

We continue to roar through the 20s with the Nottingham Writers' Club, Alan Sillitoe and Lady Chatterley's Lover all making their first appearances.

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Talking Notts on Radio 4.

This Sunday (20th May) BBC Radio 4 begins a new series on regional accents and what better place to start than the East Midlands? Professional...

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20th Century Notts: 1924-1926

With Lawrence away we reach the mid-1920s, just as Graham Greene and Dorothy Whipple come to town.

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On the trail of the mummy snails

Troy Jenkinson is a headteacher and writer with a mission: unleash the snails!

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