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Preston student’s university project impresses Corrie bosses

Aspiring screen writer Dominic Merrick is swapping the lecture theatres of his Preston university for the cobbles of Weatherfield.

TV
Market stall boss is a first-class act

Market stall boss is a first-class act

When Stacey Louise Mason left Garstang High School the idea of donning a cap and gown was never in her thoughts.

Education
Amanda Fewtrell from Leyland

Honours degree is the right tonic

As head girl at Leyland’s Worden High School, Amanda Fewtrell nursed ambitions to enter the medical field.

Education
Tom Wilson and his parents and girlfriend  Ellie Hayward-Stott

Graduation ceremony is one for the family history books

Graduation day atLancaster University was a family affair for the Wilsons - a new chapter in their history.

Education
Members of Amanda Rogers School of Dance and Performing Arts

Dancers ready to perform at Disneyland

What started out as Pure Imagination turned into Pure Reality as these dancers are off to Disneyland Paris to showcase their talent.
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Photo Neil Cross
UCLan graduation ceremony
Ian Dockray

Foster dad makes an art out of juggling studies

Foster carer Ian Dockray has faced challenges in his life- especially the past few years.

Education
Photo Neil Cross
UCLan graduation ceremony
Lizzie Porter with parents Bill and Jane and boyfriend Matthew Carradice

Lizzie yearns to be a Bobby

A life of crime is definitely reaping rewards for Lizzie Porter.

Education
Love of books ends in degree

Love of books ends in degree

Going back to study was a no brainer for Irene Flack after illness forced her to stop working.

Education
Photo Neil Cross
UCLan graduation ceremony
Hollie George

Trooper Hollie wins her battles against adversity

Life in New Zealand beckons for Hollie George.

Education
UCLan lecturer Lynn Train, who passed away in July 2016, pictured with husband Rod

Students’ tributes after death of popular lecturer

Students have launched a drive to raise money in memory of a popular lecturer who “worked tirelessly” to help them.

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UCLan lecturer Lynn Train, who passed away in July 2016, pictured with husband Rod

Students’ tributes after death of popular UCLan lecturer

Students have launched a drive to raise money in memory of a popular lecturer who “worked tirelessly” to help them.

Education
The 2016 Nepal Team at Blackpool Sixth Form have been fundraising all year to raise money to help teach English to students in a Nepalese school.

Teens help tots in Nepalese schools

A dedicated team of teenage tutors travelled thousands of miles to help child victims of the deadly Nepal earthquake.

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Twitter is a popular social media platform

Can we spot terrorists by the words they use online?

With France reeling from another terrorist attack, the world is asking how we can prevent such atrocities from occuring. SHERYL PRENTICE, a post-doctoral researcher in linguistics, Lancaster University, tells us how technology could be an answer....

Crime
Carl Fogarty has been made an Honorary Fellow of the University of Central Lancashire

Howzat! Honours degrees for Akram and Fogarty

Superbike ace Carl Fogarty and former Lancashire County cricket captain Wasim Akram are the latest stars to be installed as Honorary Fellows by the University of Central Lancashire.

Preston

Shock proposal on Harris balcony after graduation

Amid the smiles and photographs of this week’s graduation ceremonies, one couple had another reason to celebrate.

Your Weddings
Lancaster NUT rally against education cuts.

Education minister sacked after resignation calls from Lancaster and Morecambe headteachers

Education secretary Nicky Morgan has been sacked from the cabinet in the wake of calls from Lancaster and Morecambe headteachers for her to resign.

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The Hobbit promenade production continues at Williamson Park, Lancaster until August 13

Magic of The Hobbitt at Williamson Park

In a memorable line delivered early in this production, self-effacing hobbit Bilbo Baggins, played by an accomplished Gareth Cassidy, declares ”I can taste something in my mouth – disappointment”.

Theatre
The new frontage of St Mary's Catholic High School in Leyland

Transformed school earns Ofsted praise

A once-troubled school has turned over a remarkable new leaf following its very latest Ofsted report.

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David Taylor, Ranvir Singh, Richard Evans and Mike Thomas

Newsreader Ranvir Singh to take top job at UCLan

Preston-born news broadcaster Ranvir Singh is to take over the ceremonial reins at her former university.

Education
Youngsters at last year's Astley and Buckshaw JFC summer club

Come and join in with popular holiday club

Young footballers are invited to attend an activity scheme during the summer holidays.

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