New classes to ease NHS crisis

Health bosses are hoping to ease the NHS crisis by targeting potential recruits as soon as they start school.

Eldon Primary deputy head James Moss with pupils

Close shave for ‘sir’ helps boost charity

Pupils at a city primary school are in for a hair-raising assembly with a 

Kim Wilde

80s star still going strong

Kim Wilde, Preston Guild Hall

County Coun Susie Charles

Primary school places announced

Parents across Lancashire are celebrating today as they received their offers of primary school places for their youngsters.

Kim Wilde on stage

Kim Wilde rocks Preston

Age is but a number... never is that cliche more appropriate than when it comes to music.

PSHE for young people

There is more to education than just teaching the facts

English, maths science, the arts.. The list of things taught at school these days is endless.

Photo Neil Cross'St Mary Magdalen Catholic Primary, Penwortham'Year 3

Class of the week

Each week we will showcase a different class from a school across the area online and on our Lancashire Post Education pages.

A Lancashire sporting group has received �5,000 after becoming a finalist in a national competition run by a leading housebuilder.''Garstang Community Academy received the money through the Persimmon Homes Healthy Communities scheme which saw the housebuilder give away �435,000 to the finalists.''22nd March 2018'Persimmon Healthy Communities Final, York Racecourse.

Cash boost for school sports pitch appeal

An ambitious sporting project based at Garstang Academy has received a cash boost from house builders.

Primary schools gymnastics competition.  Pictured are pupils from Harris Primary.

Fulwood schools top gym contests

High-kicking youngsters from Preston’s primary schools have been showing off their agility.

Team Worden... who won the  Best Defence title in the annual Runshaw Schools Moclk Trial competition

Legal eagles top class defence

Aspiring legal eagles from Academy@Worden in Leyland are celebrating their latest victory after beating tough competition from other local schools in a Mock Trial contest at Runshaw College.

University of Central Lancashire SSE Wildcats The FA Girls' Football Centre Launch: Front row, from left - Cian McEvoy, Kath Mason and Zuleikha Chikh.'Back row, from left - Yolanda Smith, Sophie Offord, Daniel Dyke, Caitlin Walker, Natasha Hunter and Nathan Green.

A soccer school just for the girls

Preston’s schoolgirls will have more chance to play football thanks to The Football Association’s new SSE Wildcats Girls’ Football Centre at the University of Central Lancashire’s Sports Arena.

Russian icons

Russian nuns hold icon masterclasses

Art classes with difference are coming to Preston.


Easter is not the ideal time to take a break for students

The Easter break is upon us.

UCLan course leader in television production and media production,  Adam Robson and final year student Samuel Liles on the set of Sharefight Presents: UK Fighting Championships.

Student project is a knock out

A group of students are hoping their university project will be a knock out with TV viewers.

Big Toddle  2017

Bid to get the tots waddling to aid charity

Tiny tots from across Preston will be stepping out to help raise funds for charity.

Preston's College  student Jamie Stanley from Clayton-le-Woods  pictured with his infinity table after being named Gorilla Glue Apprentice of the Year

Table win for teen carpenter Jamie

Turning old pallets into trendy furniture landed Jamie Stanley the title of Gorilla Glue Apprentice of the Year.

The official opening of the University's Social Spaces, from l-r Students' Union Vice-President of Activities Leigh Hewison, UCLan Vice-Chancellor The official opening of UCLan's Social Space: Professor Mike Thomas, Secretary of State from International Trade Dr Liam Fox MP, UCLan Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the University Board David Taylor and third year event management student Gracie Donoghue.

Minister opens new £8m social spaces

Preston’s new university social spaces have been given the official seal of approval by a leading Government 

Photo Neil Cross'Description:Apprenticeships Expo, organised by Preston's College, at 'Preston Guild Hall

FE training given national approval

College students in Preston and Leyland are getting a first class apprenticeship education according to the latest National Achievement Rate Tables (NARTs.

UCLan physio Rob Hamilton is with Team England at the Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast

UCLan man keeps athletes on right track

A Preston academic is flying the flag for the city Down Under this week.


Easter is not the ideal time to take a break for students

The Easter break is upon us.

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