Captain Thomas Moore awarded knighthood after special nomination

With over one million signatures on a petition and a special mention from Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, Captain Thomas Moore has been awarded his knighthood. Following his honorary colonel title, the Queen has approved the knighthood of the 100 year old war veteran after a special nomination from the Prime Minister. During an address to the country, Boris Johnston called Captain Thomas Moore “A true National

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Lockdown Diaries

  During this unusual and trying time, we have all been forced to create a new ‘normal’ in an attempt not to succumb to the despair of this generation’s struggles with the coronavirus and find purpose in our day to day lives. The loss of our regular school and after school routines leave many feeling lost and for some, relief. But ever wondered about what our

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Mental Health Week

Now more than ever it is important to talk about our mental health. 2020’s theme is ‘kindness’, which helps reflect this current situation quite well I think. We have been in lockdown for, what seems like, forever. I feel like I’m getting nostalgic for Brexit talks and discussions, that were always so uneventful. But now we face a new challenge. With coronavirus shutting almost every form

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Lockdown Update

Boris Johnson has addressed the nation regarding the lockdown but devolved governments are following their own paths. Everything explained here. Statistics  Across the UK the current figures stand at 223,060 confirmed cases of Covid-19 which is an increase of 3,877 today. Sadly, there has been 210 people who have passed away in the past 24 hours due to the coronavirus therefore the current figure is 32,065

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How You Can Help Doctors in Crisis During COVID-19

Lucy is trying to help medical staff during these difficult times. Hi, my name is Lucy Maxwell and I’m a Fourth Year pupil.  Due to the cancellation of my National 5 exams and the closure of schools, I have found myself with lots of spare time even with completing school work.   I reached out to an organisation called Medic Mentor (this organisation helped establish our school’s

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The Impact of Social Isolation on Mental Health

For many of us, social isolation is a break from work, school and responsibilities. Life has been paused and we’re all getting a break from our daily routines to relax, improve ourselves and get the things done we’ve been procrastinating about. However, for people with mental illness it can be extremely difficult, a lot of people with anxiety and depression rely on a daily routine to

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Our Frontline Workers

Our Frontline Workers

Up and down the country, Britons everywhere have been getting involved in various different activities just to show the NHS and key workers just how much they mean to the nation.

Australia on Fire

As the Climate Crisis ontinues, Australia braces itself for further devastation.   The Bush fires have taken hold across New South Wales spreading across to Victoria. Since September the fires have killed at least 23 people, millions of wild animals, and have destroyed more than 1,200 homes and millions of hectares of land scorched. Although the majority of the attention has been on New South Wales,

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