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- Video report by ITV Anglia's Emily Knight
Thousands of children have been spending the day at the show ground in Peterborough to learn more about food and farming.
The importance of healthy eating and finding out where food comes from were just two of the main teaching points.
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The mother of a teenage boy says she cannot understand why her son has been put into isolation at school because of his short haircut.Read the full story ›
Rising numbers of poor students are dropping out of university before finishing their degree, figures suggest.Read the full story ›
Four of the region's universities have been highlighted for teaching excellence.Read the full story ›
The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority are set to agree funding worth £6.5m towards creating a University of Peterborough.
The business case to increase students currently studying at University Centre Peterborough (UCP) will be discussed at a Combined Authority meeting next week.
The aim of the cash is to secure an independent fully-fledged University of Peterborough.
The in principle funding, to be used over the next three years, looks to increase university student numbers in the city to 3,000 by 2022 by expanding the curriculum, recruiting staff and boosting the city’s Higher Education profile.
Not only will it create opportunities for our young people and attract and develop a better skilled workforce for employers it will lead to the creation of thousands of new jobs and a provide a significant boost to the local economy.
This is just the start of our commitment to make the University of Peterborough a reality.
Almost two million families are being sent letters warning that "cash-starved" schools must be given more funding.Read the full story ›