Waltham Forest Council has blamed a “procedural error” for an attempt to cancel funding for a young woman with autism’s specialist college placement. Anna Robertson is from Walthamstow, but has lived and studied at St Piers Specialist College in Surrey for 38 weeks every year since 2015. The 21-year-old suffers from autism and epilepsy and also has special educational needs, which mean she has an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) drawn up by the local authority.
Children with disabilities from Epping Forest were among those to enjoy a day of tennis fun at an Olympic venue. Pupils aged between seven and 11 from Woodcroft Special School in Loughton took part in a variety of activities at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in Leyton on Friday (November 10). The group were invited as part of the annual Disability Tennis Schools Festival staged at the venue and got lessons from the centre’s trained tennis coaches.
A home care firm started by a mother and daughter has been lauded by inspectors in a fresh report. Home Instead Senior Care Epping Forest received the highest possible rating of “outstanding” in a Care Quality Commission (CQC) report publish this week. The company is one of just two per cent of adult social care providers nationwide to have been rated outstanding since the CQC began using the system in 2015.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".