Blog: It’s Happy Monday for tennis fans

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For tennis fans this is traditionally Happy Monday. Whoever is raising trophies in a couple of weeks’ time, a whole fortnight of super tennis beckons as Wimbledon opens its fabulous grounds once more for the best summer date of them all.

Star Comment: Rebranded schools are not the answer

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Over the coming months the big cheeses behind the academies in Telford which have been branded as failing institutions will need the confidence and support of parents as they strive to turn things around.

Dr Mary McCarthy: Changes needed to ease workload on GPs

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I’m sure you’ve all heard friends or family talk about the difficulty of getting a GP appointment, but even I was shocked when the other evening a friend told me of a four to five week wait at her practice for a routine appointment with the doctor she is familiar with.