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It’s all fun and games until someone gets hacked. The person behind the anonymously spoofed Twitter account of a Daily Mail and General Trust executive has just been accused in the U.S. of defamation, impersonation and email hacking.
Having just read about the problems with Sodexo's hospital food catering in The Sentinel, I must raise several concerns.
A rib-tickling selection of stand-up will be staged this week as Lincoln holds its first comedy festival. The week-long event will be celebrating some of the major names in British comedy.
Education support staff from Plymouth have raised pounds275 for the Devon Air Ambulance. The city's behaviour support team, based at Weston Mill Primary School, held a music evening at Hemerdon Village Hall. A variety of musical events took place which included family and friends performing.
The 2007 competition had a record 1,875 entries and a total of 37,658 votes were registered - but this year's fun contest looks set to eclipse it.
Welcome to The Herald's new Education & Training pages. Every Monday we will be bringing you news, views and features on learning across the city. The page is supported by the education section of thisisplymouth, which also contains an archive of education stories.
Teachers in the Westcountry are rejecting new Internet applications as distractions "with no real academic benefit", according to a survey. More than 60 per cent of teachers questioned in Cornwall and Devon blasted Wikipedia, Facebook, MySpace and YouTube as unhelpful to pupils' learning.
A plymouth restaurant will celebrate the start of the oyster season with a day of live music, oysters and beer. The first Oysterfest will take place at the Waterfront restaurant and bar on Saturday, featuring five live bands from lunchtime to evening.
By Martin Tideswell The 40 finalists in Stoke's Top Talent can rest assured that at least one of the judges will be rooting for them when they take to the stage at The Regent for next week's heats. Entertainer Pete Conway knows only too well how daunting appearing before big audiences can be.
New singers are needed by a troupe staging two nights of music from the movies next month. Gainsborough Amateur Operatic Society has gone straight into rehearsals for the two shows after the summer break. The next project is a concert weekend with the award-winning Barton Town Band.
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