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10/01/2011 23:01

Pritchitts' Viva Daily Win, a scheme to encourage secondary school students to drink more milk by offering them the chance to win an iPod shuffle every school day, has been extended to January 31st 2011.

To be in with a chance of winning all they need to do is go online at www....

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09/01/2011 23:01

Bolton Council's school meal catering service has won the category of Most Improved Performance in Education Catering at the Association for Public Sector Excellence (APSE) awards.

  • The team beat off competition from East Dunbartonshire, Kirklees, Liverpool, Manchester, North
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03/01/2011 23:01

A scheme which provides school meals for £1 to all primary school pupils in Bolton has been extended until March.

The council introduced the £1 offer in January to encourage more children to enjoy a healthy hot meal.

Cutting the price to £1, from £1.80 in 2009, has seen the take-up of dinners shoot up. Around 70% of pupils in 95 primary schools are taking meals compared with the national average of 47%.

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