Five Canterbury reading spots to visit this spring

Month: March 2016

Five Canterbury reading spots to visit this spring

The sunshine might be sparing, but spring has to be around the corner! For any bookworms, this signals sitting outside in the sun with your current read in hand. Yet even if the weather is unforgiving, there are still plenty of places in Canterbury to cosy up and escape into a good book. A pub garden: The Dolphin Canterbury town is full of pubs, old and new. This city is full of antiquated charm, and the pubs are no exception. The Dolphin has a beer garden that’s ideal for a sunny afternoon drink and read. Caffè Nero (City Centre)…

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Peak in male suicides sparks public health campaign

A public health campaign has been launched in Kent after shocking statistics show that the number of men taking their own lives is higher than the national average, and is the leading killer of men under 45 in Kent. Director of public health for Kent County Council (KKC), Andrew Scott-Clark, comments that men’s unwillingness to ask for help is a big issue in regards to mental health. “Life can be incredibly tough – a bereavement or a relationship ending or increasing debt can all cause unbearable pressure in people,” reports Mr. Scott-Clark “Given that the majority of these men are not…

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What would Brexit mean for UK sports?

On June 23rd the nation will vote whether or not to leave the European Union. If Britain does vote to leave many aspects of everyday life will change including those in the sporting world. Here, I take a look at what we might be able to expect from a sports perspective in the future, should we no longer be part of the EU as a country. Firstly, it should be noted that predicting exactly what will happen in the event of Britain leaving the EU is a difficult task; there are few certainties, what we can do though is…

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Brexit is not just about Britain when the outside forces weigh in

The vote set to take place on the 23 June has been cited as the most important vote that Britons have had to make in a generation. Do we protect British jobs and retain markets for British produce or do we take back full control of our British borders and make sure all political decisions are made in Britain and not in Brussels will be decided. This isn’t solely a British based issue though; global influences will greatly affect the way the UK votes this summer. The obvious international factor influencing British voters is the migrant crisis that has…

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Interview: Amy Ziering, Producer of The Hunting Ground

Editor-in-Chief Natalie Tipping speaks to Amy Ziering, the producer of the critically acclaimed documentary The Hunting Ground, which looks at the epidemic of on-campus sexual assaults in the US.   What was the reception of the film when it was first released in the US? It’s been received extremely well, the reception’s been kind of astonishing for us. I’ve made a lot of films and we were doing 100 campus screenings a week in the spring after the film came out, which was pretty incredible. At those screenings we were getting standing room only crowds, and students were asking…

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