Start-ups step up to help communities

Authored by Mary

The UK has witnessed a wave of unprecedented change: school closures, work-from-home, self-isolation, supermarket stockpiling and increased pressure on hospitals. On the flipside, amongst uncertainty, fear and worry, the UK has also seen communities and businesses ​step up and show their solidarity like never before​. From NHS discounts to free online gym-classes, Yoopies, the largest online...

Childcare is more expensive than a University Degree

Authored by News Desk

The Government has released its Childcare and Early Years Survey of Parents 2019, reporting a rise in the number of families that found it “difficult” or “very difficult” to meet their childcare costs. In conjunction with this survey, new researchledbychildcareplatform, Y​oopies UK​, reveals that the UK ranks int he top three most expensive countries for childcare in Europe, surpassing the...

Flexible childcare at Mama Bear's Day Nursery

Authored by JenniferJ

Organising childcare is never an easy task which is why one Plymouth nursery has created a flexible childcare scheme to make life easier for busy parents. The Mama Bear’s Day Nursery and Pre-School at Springhill Green, Pennycross, is offering Flexi-care as an extension to the normal booking pattern, meaning parents can choose sessions to fit their lifestyle on a month-by-month basis.


University's Freshling Nursery celebrates 'outstanding' OFSTED report

Authored by Matthew Vizard

Plymouth University’s Freshlings Nursery is celebrating after being rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted inspectors.

The nursery on campus currently provides care for 125 children under the age of five years old, whose parents are staff and students at the University.

Following the inspection in April, the facility has been rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted praising teaching quality...


Dir. Alfred Hitchcock, US, 1958, 128 mins.

Cast. James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes.

Showing as part of our Held Film Season this is the brilliant but despicably cynical view of human obsession from Hitchcock. Stewart is excellent as the neurotic detective employed by an old pal to trail his wandering wife, only to fall for her himself and then crack up when she commits suicide. Then one day he sees a woman in the street who reminds him of the woman who haunts him... Hitchcock focuses on Stewart's...

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