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Fundraising firewalk raises over £6,000 for National Star

Firewalk 9 February 2018

69 people have proven that when it comes to fundraising for National Star, they can stand the heat. The group walked barefoot over hot coals in a firewalk in aid of the charity.

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Learners to open pop-up shop in Hereford

Arti Makusovas

National Star learners are getting ready to open a pop-up shop in the Old Market shopping development in Hereford. The shop will be open from 12 February to 18 February.

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Ski champion Ed Stephens had one dream after his accident

Former children’s ski champion Ed Stephens had one dream after his accident

Former children’s ski champion Ed Stephens had one dream after his accident - to get back on the slopes again. Thanks to National Star College and almost three years’ hard work Ed’s dream has come true.

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Mitsubishi Motors in the UK donates Gloucester Rugby match day rights to National Star

Mitsubishi Motors in the UK is to help National Star celebrate its 50th anniversary with the donation of its match day rights for one of Gloucester Rugby’s televised matches. It is believed to be the first time that a partner of a top-flight rugby club has supported a charity in such a way.

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National Star leads on technology innovation for Erasmus project

National Star is leading the way in an Erasmus + European project to harness and improve technology that helps people with disabilities.

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Supported internships throw lifeline to Robert Own Academy

Learners who face the closure of their academy have been thrown a lifeline of supported internships nearby. National Star in Hereford hopes to help young adults who are taking courses at the Robert Owen Academy and will lose out when it closes in August 2018 because its funding has been withdrawn.

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