Drama helps to teach about relationships

BLACKPOOL Sixth students have been finding out about identity issues as part of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender month.

Photo Neil Cross
Molly Blackwell of the Tampon talk group of students with Zoe Taylor, Ida Mau, Kyle Austin and Kelly Thurston, from Lancaster University have set up a petition calling for free sanitary products in gender neutral bathrooms at the Uni and in public bathrooms in Lancaster

‘Tampons are not a luxury item’

A group of students have launched a petition calling for free sanitary products in gender neutral toilets at the university and in public bathrooms in Lancaster.

Row erupts over claims of anti-Semitism

Row erupts over claims of anti-Semitism

A row has erupted after a pro-Palestinian meeting, due to be held at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), was cancelled.

Roblox game robots dance.

Lancaster schools warn over ‘perverts’ playground’ online game

A hit online game aimed at kids could be a way for sexual predators to access children, say parents.

An artists impression on how the surface of one of the Trappist-1 planets could look

UCLan team helps to find new planets

Scientists from Preston played a key part in the major new discovery of what could be Earth-like planets in outer space.

Clive Edwards

University board has new chairman

A Lancashire university has a new chairman of the board.


A million words of success

Six pupils from Holy Cross Catholic High School have 
become millionaires.

UCLan deputy vice-chancellor Liz Bromley

University is on top of the world

When it comes to student satisfaction, overseas scholars voted Preston among the nation’s best places to live and study.

Lancaster University's relaunched Chemistry department is celebrating the landmark graduation of its first PhD student.   L-R Dr David Townsend, Professor David Middleton

Landmark first for university department

Lancaster University is celebrating another first in the graduation of PhD student David Townsend.

Photo Neil Cross
The 'Dress as Dave' day at Sherwood Primary School as headteacher Dave Fann is retiring
You're fired / retired!

Every day at school was a joy for ‘Sir’

With a teacher mum and a senior education officer for a dad you could say school was in David Fann’s blood.

UCLan student Harriet Ball in vintage clothes she will use in her film.

UCLan student searching for her leading man

A UCLan student is searching for her lover being sent away to war - but it’s all for a film.

In the run up to What's Your Story, Chorley? students from nine schools in the borough are luanching a book bench trail instigated by  primary and early years senior lecturer Sylvia Crowder of Edge Hill University (EHU) in Ormskirk.

Discover storybook characters at trail

Students in Chorley are putting their creative brains together to set up a book bench trail throughout the town centre.


Open mic gin bar is a hit

Visitors to an open mic night complete with a gin bar enjoyed the cosy atmosphere created at Chorley Library.

Lancaster University

Ex-Man Utd star Gary Neville in talks with Lancaster University

Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville is in talks to open a university in conjunction with Lancaster University.

Deputy manager Claire Shuttleworth and children welcome new apprentice Beth Wilson (centre) and manager Jessica Low (right) to Poppy and Jacks in Fulwood

New management team at former Hillcrest nursery

A Preston nursery is hoping to capture the imagination of its youngsters as it is relaunched with a new management team.

Red Admiral Academy junior band after their winning performance at the Junior Brass Band Entertainment Festival of Great Britain held at Blackpool Winter Gardens.

Red Admiral Band are flying high after big band win

Talented youngsters proved top trumps after being crowned champion junior band in a national competition.

Lancaster University.

Lancaster students ‘have paid for fraudulent essays’

Two firms which write essays for university students in return for payment claim to have had customers from Lancaster who have submitted fraudulent essays.

Holy Cross Catholic High School science teacher Nick Dunn is planning a sky dive for charity

Sir is reaching for the skies to aid families

Science teacher Nick Dunn is aiming to reach new heights .

Myerscough College's Bernard Pendleton

Anti-terrorism boss speaks up

A college boss has been invited overseas to talk about how he helps keep students safe from terrorism.

Crime news

Six men charged with historical offences at former border school

Six men have appeared in court charged with assaults at a former boarding school for boys.
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