Solent students help film counter Immigration Street series

Solent students help film counter Immigration Street series

Immigration Street counter series sees MP candidate questions on Derby Road Filmmaker and journalist Claudia Murg, of Sharp End Films is filming a counter series to Channel 4’s divisive series, Immigration Street, with the help of Solent University film students....
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Is texting while driving dangerous?

Hampshire constabulary have launched a crack down on drivers using their phones while driving. A mini operation, set up in Totton on Sunday 25th of January saw Roads policing unit take to Southampton Road during rush hour. After less than...
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Education Vs Experience

The government are set to drastically change school exam policy. Education ministers are planning to make A level and GCSE exams much tougher, but some teachers believe students are already under enough pressure. The changes come after a recent study...
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Quality of Elderly Care in Care Homes Across UK – Is it good enough?

Quality of Elderly Care in Care Homes Across UK – Is it good enough?

City council chiefs in Southampton are due to meet to decide whether a plan to improve care received by the elderly should get the go-ahead. The plan will see £132 million spent every year on the quality of care received...
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Should assisted suicide be legalized?

Should assisted suicide be legalized?

A law allowing assisted suicide in Scotland requires tougher safeguards according to doctors, patients and medical experts. The assisted suicide bill or euthanasia bill would give people who are suffering with a terminal illness the right to seek a doctor...
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Should we privatise the NHS?

Action groups such as Keep our NHS public, and the National Health Action Party have been raising awareness about the amount of NHS hospitals being taken over by private companies. Supporters of privatising are saying the UK’s economy would grow...
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Should assisted suicide be legalized?

Assisted suicide is being debated again. The Scottish Government is discussing a bill that would allow people terminally ill to ask for the doctor’s help to end their life. Legal experts and the police think that this needs to be...
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Solent hold vintage vinyl fair

Solent hold vintage vinyl fair

Vinyl dealers from across the country set up their stands at Southampton Solent Conference Centre on Saturday, 28th February for the monthly vintage vinyl fair. From Bob Marley to The Beatles and The Temptations to The Prodigy, the Vinyl fair...
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Reading and Leeds festival accused of sexism

Reading and Leeds festival accused of sexism

Music fans across the country have been left shocked after an edited image of the Reading and Leeds festival line-up appeared online. Music blogger Josh Dalton photoshopped the poster to show how many female musicians will be playing the festival this...
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SMILEfest returns for its seventh year

SMILEfest returns for its seventh year

Solent’s annual SMILEfest returns this month, and it is safe to say that it is back with a vengeance. The festival, which is organised by staff and students at the university, is running for the seventh successive year, with more events...
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