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BASC cooks up a storm with colleges across the country

BASC’s wild food team is celebrating educating more than 700 members of the next generation of chefs about game meat in the last year. BASC has worked with 36 colleges across the UK since early 2021 to highlight the field to fork journey of game meat to students and staff and to highlight and promote… Read more »

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Calderdale birdsong featured in new therapeutic recordings

The songs of moorland bird species have been recorded in the Calderdale area as part of a new campaign to provide their unique sounds to local care homes. The Moorland Chorus recording will be used as a therapeutic tool for those no longer able to easily access the uplands. Organised by the British Association for Shooting and… Read more »

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The CBI has called today for students to pay more towards the cost of university
CBI calls for higher tuition fees

By Liz Stephens The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has called today for students to pay more towards the cost of university, including increased tuition fees and higher student loan interest rates. The CBI also called for cuts to grants and said the savings were necessary to tackle the funding crisis in the higher education… Read more »

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Lord Mandelson will today announce a review of university tuition fees.
Mandelson announces tuition fees review

By Liz Stephens A review of university tuition fees will be announced today, with fees widely expected to go up. Peter Mandelson will make a speech today at Birkbeck University, where he will say: “The historic anti-elitism of some parts of the left on education policy has often been a dead end because it has… Read more »