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Literary Anniversaries

                    The year 2016 sees two notable literary anniversaries: it’s four hundred years since the death of William Shakespeare, and two hundred years since the birth of Charlotte Bronte. This is…

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Anthology time

                  I’ve been teaching Creative Writing at the college for sixteen years now – frightening thought – and I am still amazed at the wonderful range of creativity displayed by the students…

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Community Learning Trust Fund Launch

The College celebrated the launch of the 2015/16 Community Learning Trust Fund on Wednesday 9th September. Over 40 representatives from local community groups, charities and not-for profit organisations attended the official launch and to pick up a prospectus and application…

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Discover why now is the time to create your own website

From then ‘til now: How the Internet has grown The worldwide web made its debut back in 1991 adding an exciting visual interface to the Internet. Invented by a British computer scientist, Tim Berners-Lee,following experiments with hyperlink text in the…

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An iPad is for life, not just for Christmas!!

Did you receive an iPad for Christmas? Congratulations if you did, as you have just acquired an immensely powerful device which can help you do amazing things and assist with tasks you carry out every day, like searching websites, taking…

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What’s next in new technology?

                What’s next in the world of new technology? We have seen great leaps in digital technology in recent years from the first computers to the latest smartwatch. In fact, the last 2…

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Is IT your friend or foe?

Welcome to my very first City College Peterborough blog on all matters IT. Over the coming months I hope to encourage you to explore the wonderful world of technology. Do phrases such as account set-up, login, password, social media, download…

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