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Lee Woods, the editor of Oi (Official Interpreter) a new national weekly newspaper for under-18s to be launched later this year, would like to hear from teachers of English, media studies and art interested in encouraging their students to submit news, feature articles, cartoon strips and fiction. Details: 01822 841447.

PENFRIENDS WANTED Three Ghanaians aged 18-20 are seeking British penfriends: Christina Kinful, whose hobbies are "making friends and marriage", and Evelyn Intsiful, who likes "receiving pictures, letters and friends from abroad", can be contacted at: Post Office Box 22, Cape Coast, Ghana, West Africa. Grace Lovely Plange, who likes "travelling and exchange of gifts and pictures", can be contacted at Post Office Box 863, same address.

GENERATION EARTH Generation Earth volunteers give presentations in secondary schools in the Bristol area to raise awareness of environmental issues.

The group is planning a procession through the city centre to protest about the Ashton Court quarry extension, which will destroy one of Bristol's popular green spaces and endanger rare species of flowers. At a weekly meeting, children's ideas are incorporated into poster design, costume making, banner painting and street theatre events. Details: Sandy Hore-Ruthven, Bristol Friends of the Earth, 0117 942 0129.

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