Teachers warn over pupil poverty

Romsey Advertiser: Children are turning up for school hungry, it has been claimed

12:05am Saturday 19th April 2014

Children are turning up for school cold, hungry and wearing unwashed or unsuitable clothes because their families are facing money problems, teachers are warning.

Health and safety cases ridiculed

Romsey Advertiser: 'Ridiculous' health and safety excuses including a ban on girls wearing frilly socks were highlighted by health and safety minister Mike Penning

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A Government minister has written to schools and councils to highlight a spate of "ridiculous" health and safety excuses including a ban on girls wearing frilly socks and refusal to clear up dog mess in a playground.

Schools 'using unqualified staff'

Romsey Advertiser: Children in many schools are being taught by unqualified staff, according to a survey

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Schools are using unqualified staff to teach pupils and prepare lessons, according to a survey of teachers.

Mayor condemns republican shooting

Romsey Advertiser: The Police Service of Northern Ireland is investigating after a man was shot dead in West Belfast

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Those who shot dead a leading dissident republican in Belfast have no support, the city's Lord Mayor said.

Teachers to debate pay row action

Romsey Advertiser: Teachers are considering fresh strikes

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Teachers are today expected to back fresh walkouts in the summer if progress is not made in resolving a bitter dispute over pay, pensions and conditions.

Man to face court over arms haul

Romsey Advertiser: A man will appear in court in connection with firearms offences

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A man will appear in court today in connection with firearms offences after assault rifles, sawn-off shotguns, an Uzi and a Thompson machine gun were seized by an anti-gang squad in one of Scotland Yard's biggest gun hauls.

Kate takes control of fighter plane

Romsey Advertiser: The Duchess of Cambridge sits in the cockpit of a Super Hornet during a visit to RAAF base Amberley

7:17am Saturday 19th April 2014

The Duchess of Cambridge relegated her husband to the role of an onlooker when she turned down his offer to jump into the back seat - of a fighter jet.

Road cameras 'pose privacy threat'

Romsey Advertiser: Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter warned members of the public could have their privacy impacted upon by roadside cameras

7:19am Saturday 19th April 2014

There is a "very real risk" that members of the public are having their privacy impacted upon by the network of roadside surveillance in the UK, the Government's new Surveillance Camera Commissioner has warned.

21-year-old man dies after fall

Romsey Advertiser: A man has died following a fall near Mount Snowdon, police said

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A 21-year-old man has died following a fall near Mount Snowdon, police said.






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