Leanne strides out for charity

Mental health nursing student Leanne Dawson put her best foot forward to help rise fuinds fir a charity supporting suicide prevention among the young.


University robots to improve the care of older people, patients and autistic children

Edge Hill University’s Computer Science Department is building pioneering robots to help monitor and care for older people, patients and autistic children.

A headteacher has issued a stranger danger warning

Head issues 'stranger danger' warning after attempted abduction

A headteacher has written to parents after a man attempted to lure a schoolgirl into a car in Lancashire.

Pupils at Calder Vale St John's CE Primary School receiving the Church School Distinctiveness Award from Heather Henderson (wife of Bishop Julian Henderson) from Blackburn Diocese.

Calder Vale pupils celebrated for unique community project

Pupils at Calder Vale St John’s CE Primary School have received a special award from the Blackburn Diocese for their successful ‘Come with Us’ project.


Lollipop lady Irene is longest serving in Britain

A Longridge lollipop lady has become the longest serving crossing patroller in Britain.

Plans to centralise Lancashire's pathology services at Lancaster University are underway. Preston MP Mark Hendrick is concerned about its knock-on effects.

Worries over Royal Preston Hospital blood bank transfer

Preston’s MP has voiced his concern at the plans to centralise the county’s blood bank units in Lancaster.
Jackie Turnbull

Minster concert in memory of former Fulwood High teacher and singer Jackie Turnbull

Choral singers from across the region will gather at Preston’s minster church later this month to sing in memory of a former popular choir member and well known local teacher.

Penwortham Priory Academy pupils Sukinder Shah and  Sulayman Randall

Rotary Club is
sending boys
on adventure

Two Penwortham youngsters have been put forward to attend a popular outdoor enrichment course.

Children branch out into artwork

Children branch out into artwork

Arty pupils have unveiled a new 
eye-catching masterpiece within the grounds of Winmarleigh CE Primary School.

Amber Allen, 8, Gillibrand Primary School pupil has cut off her hair for the Little Princess Trust

Schoolgirl Amber’s special cut

A kind-hearted schoolgirl has had her locks cut shorter to help support children battling cancer.

Celebrating languages week at Academy@Worden in Leyland

Language is the keyword for fun

Forget Brexit, entente cordiale was top of the timetable for language-loving pupils at one Leyland school.

Some of the devastation Hurricane Irma caused in Sint Maarten

Appeal to help students swells

People have rallied round to help hundreds of students sent to Preston in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

For the students, it would mean a greater choice from a greater range of employers"

£500m boost to train ‘skilled army’ of teens

Calls for ‘collective mindset’ to ensure all students get the best from new T-levels

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There are massive opportunities available for apprentices in the North West

Thousands of apprenticeship roles created by major road projects

College welcomes investment in future skilled workforce

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Apprenticeships could be the way for people to enter the profession

College steps in over NHS crisis

Apprenticeships could replace bursaries as gateway to nursing

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Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Senior Section members from Garstang and the surrounding area  have completed the Girlguiding North West England engineering challenge badge Clever Cogs, as part of an activity day held for the Garstang District.

Guides prove they’re real clever clogs

Garstang Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and senior section members turned science engineers for their latest challenge.

A clownfish as seen in Finding Nemo.

Lancaster University research finds that ‘Hollywood effect’ helps wildlife

How did Finding Nemo affect clownfish? Was Jaws bad for sharks? Did the remake of the Jungle Book help pangolins?

The site will include 259 student apartments

Green light for student hub at former Preston mill

A vast new student hub based at one of the city’s historic mill sites will help to free up homes for Preston families, a councillor has said.
Lancaster University

University guide places University of Lancaster in its highest position

A Lancashire university is leading the way in excellence, according to new 

ALISON ROBINSON is to take over the reins at Myerscough College in 2018

Former teacher will run college

Lancashire’s newest university college is getting a new boss.

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