Tag : children

Success For Health Campaigners As Leading Retailers Cut Energy Drink Sales to Under Sixteens

10 months ago / 0 comments

Following calls from a number of health experts, dieticians and scientists to ban the sale of energy drinks to minors, it seems as if such requests are not going unheard. Many of Britain’s favourite retailers – namely Asda, Aldi and Waitrose, are now placing an age-restriction policy on the purchasing … Read More

The Return of ‘The Secret Life of 4 Year Olds’

3 years ago / 0 comments

Having thoroughly enjoyed the one-off documentary, ‘The Secret Life of 4 Year Olds’, that was first aired on Channel 4 last February, I was delighted when the faces of yet more adorable infants returned to our screens, this time for a full series comprising of six episodes and a Nativity … Read More

Strange tales from outer space

4 years ago / 0 comments

When I was little, there was a patch of grass at the bottom of my garden where nothing would grow. It was a big round patch of black, scorched ground where, it turned out, my dad had had a bonfire. I was about 7 years old, and didn’t realise this, … Read More

Features | 'I went into labour the night before my exam'

5 years ago / 0 comments

Trying to stay on top of deadlines is difficult for many students, but even more so with a baby to look after. This week LS talks to Kathleen Van Geete, a mother of two, about how being a mother spurred her on to get a degree.   What made you … Read More

Uni childcare labelled ‘inaccessible’

6 years ago / 0 comments

Childcare facilities offered by the University are “inaccessible”, according to one student parent. Andrea Ortiz Karpf, a first-year PhD Earth and Environment student, has said students are disgruntled that the University nursery is too expensive and has a huge waiting list. The nursery, Bright Beginnings, costs about £1,000 a month … Read More