Students create a Bollywood theme

The air was filled with the aroma of spices as Penwortham Priory Academy students served up a taste of India.

Brett Ince

Coach Brett bounces back after car crash

A new UCLan graduate overcome adversity to achieve a coaching qualification designed to maximise the performance of elite athletes.

UCLan's Prof Derek Ward-Thompson

Professor has key role in NASA find discovery

A scientist from Preston is the only English-based academic on a ground-breaking international space project.

Tom Hutton, director of community development at AFC Fylde Community Foundation and right, Kevin Mason, director of business development at Inspired Energy

Careers support for teenagers on target

Hundreds of pupils from 40 schools are set to benefit from a new careers advice project.

David Wilson mental health and wellbeing manager at the University of Cumbria.

Mental health work gets seal of approval

Student mental health services at a Lancaster university have been praised by The Government.

Dallam Year 7 student Grace Harrison  won ��Highly Commended�" in the Lancashire Sport Awards ��Young Achiever of the Year�" category

Downhill ace lands another award

Schoolgirl Grace Harrison is racing downhill in her climb for sporting success.

Penwortham Priory Academy student Tiya Sherliker with her swimming medals

Dreams are all at sea for schoolgirl Tiya

Penwortham schoolgirl Tiya Sherliker has her sights set on a life on the ocean waves.

Time is running out

Time running out for Lancashire primary school places

Parents of pupils due to start primary school in September have until Monday to get their applications in.
Joshua Hamilton with his mum Siobhan and sister Jasmine

A lasting legacy to thank charity

A youngster with special educational needs is a poster boy for a national campaign.

Marine and Freshwater Conservation student Sam Poultney  at work on the banks of Derwentwater

Fishy studies land Sam in deep water

Student Sam Poultney is fishing for international fame.

UCLan has launched graphene into space

Space mission reaches new heights

To infinity and beyond......

UCLan vice chancellor Prof Mike Thomas with children form the pre-school centre at the In The City shop

Time is running out to help needy children

Staff at Preston’s university shop is spreading festive cheer by taking in presents for needy youngsters.


Students can try rugby league

The course leader of Myerscough College’s rugby league study programme is hoping England’s success in reaching the World Cup final will encourage more young people to get involved in the game.

New Longton All Saints anniversary

150 reasons for a great celebration

Staff and pupils at a village school had a history lesson they won’t forget in a hurry.

UCLan visit: Mr Tae-il Kim with students and staff from the International Institute of Korean Studies at the Universityof Central Lancashire

UCLan partners up with Koreans

University bosses in Preston are linking up with counterparts in South Korea.

Photo Neil Cross	
Deputy head Dave Mathers is retiring after 36 years at Ashton Community Science College

It was a real pleasure to go to school every day

Dave Mathers was on the first rung of the ladder when he started out as a new teacher at the secondary School in Ashton, Preston.

Cyber-bullying is a growing problem

New poll says pupils are still afraid they might be bullied

It is as old as school itself but, despite major reforms and developments in education, one topic, bullying, still appears to be an issue.

Holy Cross Catholic High School has been rated Good by Ofsted after their latest short inspection

Good school gets a gold star from inspectors

Pupils’s at Holy Cross Catholic High School are getting a good education.

Wes Johnson, Lancaster & Morecambe College principal.

College and school leaders fear sixth form education in Lancashire is heading into trouble because of the amount of money available to meet their needs

Cuts to courses, rising class sizes and closures are all on the cards if funding to sixth forms is not increased.

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