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During the count at the Scarborough Spa. pic Richard Ponter

Election turnout around Scarborough a cause for concern

Following the recent local government election and publication of the ward-by-ward results in The Scarborough News, a simple analysis of the numbers reveals a worrying set of statistics regarding the engagement, or lack of engagement, among those eligible to take part in the democratic process.

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Opinion: Education focus with Chris Head

Opinion: Education focus with Chris Head

I have noticed over the last few weeks several articles in the media relating to the increase of student exclusions and the use of ‘consequence rooms’, places where students who have misbehaved are isolated, often as a form of ‘internal exclusion’.

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