Sunday, 07 February 2016

Top marks - but Walney school must say farewell to popular head

A Walney school community is celebrating a glowing end-of-term inspection, but it is also saying farewell to a popular headteacher.

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Land of the painlookers


THIS strange story of ‘painlookers’ and ‘sackings’ was last told 50 years ago to mark a revamp of the Queen’s Arms at Biggar.


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Energy For Life – Walney Fun Run Facebook page

EM Energy for life teaser pic The Energy For Life – Walney Fun Run now has its own Facebook page.
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Sharing school tales before the big move


THE old Vickerstown School on Walney is about to move after more than a century and has invited the community to share memories and say goodbye to the old building.

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