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By Lisa Vernon-Sparks Officials take a look at procedures after lower-than-expected scores on standardized state exams. Three school districts -- East Greenwich, Exeter-West Greenwich and Coventry -- typically are among the sharper performers on standardized state tests.
TV makeover show 10 Years Younger is looking for new stars in Coventry and Warwickshire. The hit Channel 4 show is looking for men and women who want to update their wardrobe and return the youthful glow to their skin.
HOSPITAL bosses are inviting people to attend the George Eliot's annual general meeting tomorrow. Anyone attending will get the chance to talk to the hospital's staff about the services they offer, access free health advice and get a free health check appointment.
ACTIVE pensioners from a Coventry fitness club have been working hard to help patients in two southern African hospitals. Kathleen Ryan and other members of the Spindles Royal Court Fitness Centre, Tamworth Road, have spent the past month helping to raise money for patients at hospitals in Malawi.
By Lucy Wilson EDUCATION REPORTER PARENTS of more than 200 Coventry and Warwickshire pupils were fined for letting their children miss school last year. Education welfare staff sent the pounds 50 fines to parents who allowed their youngsters take time off or failed to stop them playing truant.
Appledore Drive, Allesley Green, Coventry. AGENT: Hawkins PRICE: pounds 219,950 WITHIN a popular area, this detached house has been extended to provide excellent accommodation. Attractively presented, the three-bedroom family home has gas- fired central heating and double glazing.
A RENOWNED filmmaker and a TV newsreader have become patrons of Nuneaton's Mary Ann Evans Hospice. The Nuneaton-born film director Ken Loach has joined the board of patrons, along with BBC newsreader Kay Alexander, who lives in north Warwickshire.
THE Holocaust film The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is being screened free for schoolchildren at Warwick Arts Centre cinema, Coventry, next month. The free showing is on Friday, October 24, and will be followed by a discussion about the film. (c) 2008 Coventry Evening Telegraph.
MEMBERS of the public are invited to attend the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust Annual General Meeting on Tuesday September 30. It will take place in the Council Chambers, Rugby Borough Council at 5pm.
ATHERSTONE Memorial Hall will be hosting a production of The Other Women next month. The venue in Long Street will be putting on the production by the Hijinx Theatre Company on Friday, October 10, at 8pm.
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