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Proud Ranvir takes on top university role

Proud Prestonian and TV journalist Ranvir Singh is being officially installed as chancellor of her old university this afternoon.

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A file picture of Devonshire Primary Academy in North Shore

Probe at Blackpool school after pupil goes missing

A young boy was found wandering alone in the street after going missing from school this morning.
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School is about is about more than just exams as pupils at Worden Academy know

REVEALED: Lancashire school performance tables 2017

As secondary school and college performance tables are published today parents are provided with information than before.

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Dr Roy Armstrong.

Gambia unrest thwarts university research and conservation trip

Students and staff from the University of Cumbria preparing to travel to The Gambia to take part in vital research and conservation work have been forced to put the trip on hold just days before they were due to fly.

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John Alpe at the stepping stones at New Laund Farm

Taking a Lancashire farm to the city

Farmer John Alpe surveys his land and acknowledges he is privileged. He farms in what must be one of the most beautiful locations in the county.

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Lis Smith (left) presents the Career Aspiration Award to Holy Cross Catholic High School, Chorley

Preston’s College rated as Requires Improvement in latest Ofsted report

A city college has been told to improve teaching and learning.

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Heysham High School.

Heysham High head speaks out over ‘inadequate’ Ofsted report

Heysham High School head John Shannon is confident the school is on the right path, despite Ofsted rating it ‘inadequate’ and placing it into special measures.

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Author strikes gold with debut teenage novel

Author strikes gold with debut teenage novel

A first-time author from Buckshaw Village is to have her debut novel published and has already signed a book deal promising two more.

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Holy Cross Strictly winners Rachel Moore and Kai Bundy

Holy Cross dance night away for a great cause

Forget Strictly Come Dancing, nimble-footed staff and pupils at one Chorley school have been tripping the light fantastic with their own version of the hit TV show.

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Carole Cochrane, CEO Rainbow House; John Molyneux, President of Preston  Amounderness Rotary Club; David Brooke, chairman of Preston Amounderness Rotary Club Foundation and International Committee

Wheels in motion for disabled youngsters

A conductive education centre is delighted with its new treadmill will help youngsters with disabilities.

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Bishop retires after 43 years in Ministry

A Lancashire bishop with more than 40 years in the Ministry has announced he will retire this summer.

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Broughton High School - Image from Google maps

Inquiry launched into sex claims at a Lancashire school

A mum is calling for CCTV in school classrooms after her son was accused of assaulting two girls.

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Digging deep to get youth zone under way

Digging deep to get youth zone under way

THE world’s biggest spade helped mark the start of construction work on Chorley’s new Youth Zone Inspire yesterday.

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‘An amazing experience’

‘An amazing experience’

“An amazing experience and I wouldn’t change it for the world!”

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New plan to help deal with modern justice

New plan to help deal with modern justice

Academics from a Lancashire university are helping to shape the future of criminal justice.

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Myerscough College principal Ann Turner is chairman of The Lancashire Colleges ( TLC)

Leaders at college take the top seats

Colleges in Preston are celebrating after their bosses scooped two key posts.

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Pupils from St James's Primary School proved a good audience for GCSE drama students at Albany Academy

Pupils provide a primary audience for drama event

Aspiring young thespians from Albany Academy have been showcasing their talents to primary school pupils.

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Daniel Fryer

Daniel’s charity gesture

Kind-hearted schoolboy Daniel Fryer turned Santa when he won a prize.

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Heysham High.

Heysham High School lodges official complaint after being placed in special measures by Ofsted

Heysham High School has been placed into special measures after Ofsted inspectors found the school to be ‘inadequate’.

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