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Cumbria's newest secondary school has opened for business. Energy Coast University Technical College in Workington is the first of its kind in Cumbria.
The school focuses on engineering and technology and has close links with a range of employers. It's also different from traditional secondary schools in a number of other ways, as Katie Hunter reports.
A new secondary school has opened in Workington which specialises in technical studies.
The school, Energy Coast UTC, has several links with local employers.
– Gary Jones, Head teacher
"It makes the world of work more accessible for students."
The Energy Coast University Technical College is for 14 to 19-year-olds.
It specialises in technical studies and is sponsored by a university.
The £7m secondary school is the first to be built from scratch is West Cumbria for almost 50 years.
70 drivers have been stopped in a new scheme which is encouraging drivers to exercise more caution around schools.
Speed checks are being carried out outside 20 primary schools across Lothians and the Borders. Since the scheme began on the 19th August, 70 drivers have been stopped for offences including speeding and dangerous parking.
Police hope this will encourage drivers to slow down and park considerately.
A wildlife park near Keswick is hoping its collection of lemurs can play its part in helping children at a school in Madagascar.
The Lake District Wildlife Park sends money every year to a school in the country. And now they're asking visitors to support their work, by taking part in Lemurs Week. A couple of days ago
Fiona McIlwraith went along to find out more.
For most teenagers who are celebrating their exam successes the summer holidays are a time for a well deserved rest, but for some it's an opportunity to get outdoors and learn new skills.
Hundreds of 15 to 17-years-olds from across Cumbria have spent four weeks of their summer break as part of the National Citizen Service scheme, which aims to engage more young people in their local community.
Amy Dunsmuir went down to meet some of them.
A school in Dumfries and Galloway has had to close due to flooding.
Langholm Academy was closed today, 28th August, due to a leaking water tank. The water then entered the art department and affected other parts of the school.
Plumbers and electricians are dealing with the matter and the school's water and electricity supplies are shut off.
It's due to re-open on the 29th August at 8am.
A four week summer programme for teenagers in Cumbria will finish this week.
The National Citizens Service aims to give young people life and work experience for their future. 15 to 17-year-olds volunteer for the scheme and take part in various activities.
Below, two teenagers explain what skills they gained during the four weeks:
Teenagers from across Cumbria are set to complete their National Citizens Service this week.
The four week summer programme lets young people aged 15 to 17 volunteer to take part in activities, giving them vital life and work skills for their future, while helping their local communities.
A wildlife park in the Lake District is encouraging people to go and support their lemurs to raise money for a school in Madagascar.
The Lake District Wildlife Park is wanting the public to get involved in their lemur week. Below, Richard Robinson explains how the money will be spent: