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Work begins at 1 Ledbury Road in Hereford

Work on new long-term living accommodation in Hereford for young people with disabilities and learning difficulties is due to begin at the end of the month.

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Mamhilad students to hit airwaves on Able Radio

A group of Pontypool young people with disabilities are making to the airwaves with their own radio show.The five students at National Star in Mamhilad recorded an hour-long programme with Cwmbran-based Able Radio.

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Frazer named Forest Green Rovers club ambassador of the year

National Star student Frazer Peters is passionate about two things - protecting the environment and Forest Green Rovers. Now the 20-year-old has been named the club’s ambassador of the year in a new award.

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National Star team cycles 875 miles in fundraising cycle-athon

National Star's 35-strong Site Services team proved they have what it takes to go that extra mile - all 875 of them. The department, based at Ullenwood, completed 48 hours of non-stop cycling on a static bike.

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Students take gold in Duke of Edinburgh Awards

Three National Star students are proving disabilities are no barrier to achieving gold. Lowri, Kathryn and Zoe will receive their Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Awards at Buckingham Palace next week.

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Students to coach adapted volleyball in Berlin

Three National Star students are preparing for a trip of a lifetime to Berlin to work with children with special needs. Glenda, Ernie and Alec will run coaching sessions in adapted volleyball at Biesalski School in Berlin in May.

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