Students set
for vocations

Vocational students from Leyland’s Runshaw College have been celebrating the end of their studies so far in style.

Media Factory at UCLan

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Pilling St John's CE Primary School was named regional winners in the  Better Energy School Awards.

Champion idea is comp winner

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Dr Dmitry Zmeev is a member of the Lancaster Low Temperature group

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Councillor Terry Aldridge, Chairman of Lancashire County Council and County Councillor Phillippa Williamson, Leader Member for Young People, pictured with children from Primrose Hill Primary  School at the opening of the new �4m extension.

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Starting line for the  fourth Katie Hewison Duathlon, held in Astley Park.

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Edge Hill University

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Preston Schools Music Festival practise

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L-R - Helen Connolly from Bonmarche, UCLan student Caroline Bowden and Celebrity Stylist and Bonmarche Stylist Mark Heyes after Caroline won an award at Graduate Fashion Week in London.

Caroline has designs on a bright future

Fashion student Caroline Bowden has her career all sewn up after scooping a top award at Graduate Fashion Week.

Photo Neil Cross
Postie Asim Raza delivers a surprise gift to Azra Butt of Eldon Primary School

Where school is just like ‘home’

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Jessica Mulholland, pictured with her mother Laura in 2012, needs help getting to her school prom

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Vocational students from Runshaw College attended a special lunch at Langdale Road campus to celebrate the end of their studies

Students set for great vocations

Vocational students from Leyland’s Runshaw College have been celebrating the end of their studies so far in style.

Pupils at Wheelton Primary School in the 1950s. Geoffrey Wilson, top row, second from right.
His best friend Graham Baxendale is middle row, second from left.

There were testing times for Geoffrey in schooldays

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Whizz kids who started a local skating craze in Longridge

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Bekki Smyth, of Carnforth, who won a sliver medal at her first Chelsea Flower Show

Mum's medal winning debut

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Children in Lancashire sing at a previous event at Blackburn Cathedral

Pupils to sing at centenary event

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University of Central Lancashire student Che-Ling Angie Shek won the New Media award at Graduate Fashion Week.

UCLan designers show off their work at Graduate Fashion Week

Models were strutting their stuff draped in the finest clothing made by Preston students during Graduate Fashion Week.

Seven Stars Infant School 1968
Denise Baron is Angel Gabriel

Wise and loud words from the Angel Gabriel


he wintery month of December was not complete without a school nativity, with the Angel Gabriel, a sheep and a donkey in tow.

Photo Neil Cross
Lancashire Science Festival at UCLan
David Badin, 10, St Gregorys Catholic Primary School.

Lancashire Science Festival returns to Preston

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Preston City Centre
Awards host Brian Moore, former England Rugby Union player and City litigation partner, with staff from UCLans Lancashire Law School.

Law school scores hat-trick

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