Category Archives: Newspaper

Advertiser Sports Awards set to recognise sporting stars across West Lancs

Sporting individuals and clubs from across West Lancashire will be recognised at this year’s Advertiser Sports Awards tonight. The glittering awards evening will be held at Edge Hill University to celebrate those who go the extra mile in our sporting … Continue reading

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Parents ruining children’s lives by failing to teach them to sleep, Tanya Byron says

Parents are inadvertently ruining their children’s lives by not being strict enough about bedtimes, Chancellor of Edge Hill University and psychologist Tanya Byron has argued, as she examines the drastic effects of sleep deprivation in her new TV show, Bedtime … Continue reading

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How Channel 4 gave film-makers their big break

Roger Shannon, Professor of Film and Television at Edge Hill University, recently wrote an article on the impact Channel 4 has had in the world of television and how it gave film-makers their big break since it was launched 30 … Continue reading

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£31m media and sport complex investment unveiled as part of Edge Hill University masterplan

ECHO Education was given an exclusive glimpse of Edge Hill University’s £31m makeover plan as part of its continuing expansion. Read all about the expansion, which include a £16 million Creative Edge building for media, film, animation, advertising and computing … Continue reading

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The youngest minds need the finest minds

“You need a certain drive to be a great teacher, balanced with strong organisation skills and a passion for what you do.” believes Matt Jones, a primary school teacher who graduated from Edge Hill three years ago. Read more of … Continue reading

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Council House Movie Star at Camp and Furnace

Catherine Jones from The Liverpool Echo recently reviewed Council House Movie Star, a live art experience which looks into the life of an ageing drag queen. Created by Edge Hill academics, Mark Edward, Rosa Fong and Dr Mark Fremaux, it … Continue reading

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Welcome to Oceania Olympic 2012 teams

West Lancashire has officially welcomed the competitors who are training at Edge Hill University for the 2012 Olympic Games. Read in The Lancashire Evening Post about how the athletes were brought over from Oceania Region of islands to Ormskirk.

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Farrelly hails Andrews and says goalscorer must be next

Gareth Farrelly, a former Premiership footballer whose career ended due to illness, has swapped the football pitch for the court room after he graduated in Law from Edge Hill University. Read more about his thoughts on Bolton Wanderers FC and … Continue reading

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Short Film Captures £100m Runcorn Estate Revival

A short film created by an Edge Hill University student which highlights the changes made to a notorious urban jungle in Runcorn has been premiered. Read more about Elizabeth Brown’s documentary on the regeneration of Castlefields here.

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Top UK universities to visit city on April 26, 27

Edge Hill University are one of a number of UK Universities who will be attending an event in Nagpur, India, which is being held by The India-UK Education Partnership Forum. Read more about the event on The Times of India.

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