University confirms its place as a global leader

University bosses in Lancaster are celebrating a hat-trick of successes in national league tables.

Nick Norcross wearing a selection of his creative masks at the private view of Inside Out.

The man behind the mask

An alter ego, a quarry and a tin of old matchbooks are among the items which provided inspiration for a city exhibition.

Photo Neil Cross
Official opening of new Runshaw Adult College science and engineering block
Edwin Booth with principal Simon Partington and South Ribble MP Seema Kennedy and Mayors of Chorley and South Ribble

Stunning new centre is hope for the future

Runshaw College has officially opened its new multi-million pound facility aimed at boosting the local economy.

A News Team member delivers this week's copies of the newspaper

Newspapers in education programme

With the new school year underway, teachers across Lancashire are being invited to sign up ana exciting new reading project.

Penwortham Girls' High School pupils helping each other

Outstanding school gets credit in top parliamentary review

Penwortham Girls’ High School appears in the latest edition of The Parliamentary Review.

Lindsay Hoyle at the official opening of the new sports centre at Southlands High School

A centre of real attraction

Southlands High School in Chorley had a family fun day to celebrate the completion of its major new building project – and the official opening of the sports centre.

2016 winners Tarleton County Primary School

Calling all Lancashire school choirs!

We have teamed up with BIBAs double award winners, True Bearing, to bring you a fantastic competition.

UCLan has two chances for prestigious award

UCLan has two chances for prestigious award

The University of Central Lancashire has shortlisted for awards in two categories of the 2016 Times Higher Education Awards.

The St Pius quiz team from Preston

Pupils are star attraction on TV show

A team of quick-witted Preston pupils are hoping for victory after making their TV debut in a nationwide quiz.

Bluebells Nursery manager Saima Hussain (centre) has a degree in Positive Practice with Children and Young People. Nursery staff Rebecca Shea (left) and Iqra Darr (right).

Nursery to shine light on its young charges

Preston’s newest day nursery has opened the city’s first purpose-built sensory room.

GCSE results day at Penwortham Priory Academy.  Pictured is Jamie Edwards.

Student scientist is cementing new idea

Schoolboy fusioneer Jamie Edwards is hoping he heads back into the record books after winning support for his latest project.

Hawkins Brown's design concept for the new UCLan  student support centre

£60m Preston city gateway design is unveiled

THE design for the gateway to a £200million development planned by university bosses has been unveiled.

Nigel Haworth at Northcote, which has been named restaurant of the year

Two Lancashire restaurants toast success at prestigious AA food awards

Two Lancashire restaurants have been given the AA seal of gastronomic approval after scooping top awards.

Inskip School Juniors calss with Mrs Walmesley in 1953

Celebrating two centuries of schooling for village youngsters

This weekend marks a momentous occasion in the history of the tiny village of Inskip.

Nursery pupil. PHOTO: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Nurseries ‘could close’ if free childcare hours double

Hundreds of nursery schools could be forced to close if the Government goes ahead with plans to offer parents 30 hours of free childcare, a teaching union has warned.


Shock at number of school sex offences

POLICE were called to deal with a report of a sexual offence in a county school almost every month last year.

Laura Heap and Kyle with one of the school's chickens last summer

Pupils mourn pet chicken killed by heartless burglars

Pupils at a primary school are said to be “distressed” after heartless burglars killed one of their two pet chickens.

Martin Grayston is the Centre Manager at Preston Vocational Centre

Centre helps to lay firm foundations for careers in construction

Since opening seven and a half years ago, Preston Vocational Centre, or PVC as it’s known locally, has welcomed more than 5,500 teenagers through its doors.

Jane Green, Headteacher (on the left)  and Susan Dewhurst School Manager. The picture was taken outside the main entrance in front of one of the Progeny readers.

On the road to improvement

A Preston school which received a black mark from Ofsted was given a good report after it’s first monitoring inspection.
Longridge High was deemed to “require improvement” by the education watchdog in November.

Teaching space at UCLan's proposed EIC

UCLan is ready to build flagship centre

University plans to create a multi-million pound engineering innovation centre in the heart of Preston are a step nearer reality.

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