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Over 18,000 schoolchildren in Leicestershire will lose out on free lunches, under plans announced in the Conservative manifesto. Free school lunches for pupils from reception to Year 2 were introduced by the Liberal Democrats in government, but Theresa May now plans to scrap them. The changes would cost families an average extra £480 a year […]

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Cllr Michael Wyatt today visited two Bees, a pre-school group at the Charnborough Road Chapel in Greenhill. 2 Bees have managed to raise nearly £500 after Cllr Wyatt donated £150 toward their funding raising events after he challenged them to raise their own funds to help buy a new outdoor building. Michael said, “2 Bees […]

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Balmoral Road parking concerns

by admin on 2 July, 2010

Cllr Michael Wyatt has been asked by local residents to help tackle the growing concerns of vehicles parking on Balmoral Road to pick up their children from Broom Leys School. At the end of school time parking is becoming a problem for locals who live on Balmoral Road due to a few vehicle owners not […]

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Today County Councillor Michael Wyatt spoke to an officer at County Hall who confirmed that there are plans for the Old Forest Way School off Cropston Drive to be demolished within the next few months. Michael has also requested that the play equipment on the site be recycled and moved to other play area’s within […]

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Cllr Michael Wyatt has today demanded the County Council take urgent action to demolish the old school building on Waterworks Road and sell the site for development, which would help to ease the pressure on the council to allow building on green field site. Cllr Michael Wyatt said, “This old school building must be demolished […]

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Cllr Michael Wyatt has been asked by many local parents in the area to help tackle the danger some drivers are causing outside Broom Leys School by parking dangerously at the junctions, and parking on the footpath where pedestrians are trying to walk. Cllr Michael Wyatt has today written to the Police Inspector asking for […]

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School backing Lib Dem call for railings.

by michaelwyatt on 11 February, 2009

A petition with 125 signatures from Mr David Lloyd, Headteacher of Warren Hills Primary School will be presented to the County Highways meeting on Thursday. The petition is asking for railings to be fitted on Stamford Drive, outside Warren Hills Primary School. Cllr Dominic McGill will also be writing a letter to the County Highways […]

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A Labour MP has claimed dyslexia is a myth invented by education chiefs to cover up poor teaching methods. Backbencher Graham Stringer, MP for Blackley, describes the condition as a “cruel fiction” that should be consigned to the “dustbin of history”. He suggests children should instead be taught to read and write by using a […]

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Today Cllr Dominic McGill has been asked by several parents if we can help, due to growing concerns about their children’s safety when going to school. The entrance of the School is very narrow and desperately needs railings installed to help make the area safer. Rumour as it the Tory bosses have already ruled out installing railings, […]

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Local School to get American-style diner

by michaelwyatt on 16 October, 2008

A local secondary school in the Greenhill Ward will be having installed  an American-style mobile diner to help encourage pupils to eat more healthily. A stainless steel trailer has been put into King Edward VII Community College in Coalville. The aim is to discourage pupils from buying fast food outside school. Food on offer includes baguettes, sandwiches, salads, […]

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