23rd August 1996 at 01:00
Leigh Lewis, finance director of the Department for Education and Employment, is to be chief executive of the Employment Service, replacing Mike Fogden when he retires at the end of the year.

John Threlfall is to retire as director of Colchester Institute in April 1997 after 12 years in the post.

Deborah Levy, the novelist and former fellow in creative arts at Trinity College, Cambridge, has been appointed the first writer in residence at the University of North London, which is celebrating its centenary this year.

Colin Anderson, a student at the University of Abertay, Dundee, has won a FESTO Young Design Engineer of the Year Award for his revolutionary sorting system for cashpoint machines.

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