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Dig in again as Ribchester is Revisited

UCLan is once again leading an archaeological dig in Ribchester. Fiona Finch caught up with Dig Co-Director Dr Jim Morris as this year’s team set up camp in the Ribble Valley village.
News
100 Apprenticeships in 100 Days Challenge

100 Apprenticeships in 100 Days Challenge

The Lancashire Post is joining forces with Preston’s College to launch a campaign that aims to encourage local businesses to create 100 apprenticeships in 100 days across central Lancashire.
News
Chorley St Peter's School Summer Fair Rose Queens going back to 1943 gathered a reunion in 2001, with the 2001 queen Charlotte Gibson in the centre

Nostalgia: Memories of Royal-tea remain special for former Chorley St Peter’s Rose Queen Jean

Jean Kitchen felt like royalty as she was invited to have tea with the vicar. Back then, the 77-year-old was the Rose Queen for the Chorley St Peter’s School in 1954, aged 11.

Nostalgia
Police have issued a warning about this man.

Police warning after man seen "acting suspiciously" outside Grimsargh school

Lancashire Police have issued a warning to parents and residents after a man was spotted acting suspiciously outside a Preston primary school.
Crime
A "wish list" for parents

School asks parents to help supply pens, pencils and toilet paper

A school has reportedly put together a "wish list" for parents to help purchase supplies including pens, pencils and toilet paper.

Education
Photo Neil Cross'Barnacre Road Primary School Reception class

Class of the week

Each week we feature a class from a different school

Education
Rogan Mills, manager of Rogue's Out of School Club, dresses up as a woman at Westwood Primary School to raise money for charity.  He is pictured with beautician Jade Naylor.

Rogan dressed to impress

Pupils at a village primary school are used to their storyteller taking on the guise of different characters,

Education
Sharing messages of peace through poetry ' Eden Boys' School, Preston pupils with the poetry book their school has published - left to right: Year 8 pupil Danyal Sidik, and Year 10 pupils Bilal Patel and Zayd Saeed with Vice Principal Nafisa Patel

Pupils publish kindness book

Kind-hearted pupils at a city centre school have used their literary skills to send messages of hope to disaster victims.

Education
Associate director Alex Summers. (s)

Lancashire Police spotlight child grooming in new theatre resource

Lancashire Police are using the power of theatre to highlight the dangers of child grooming.

Education
School kids

Lancashire school pupils to get crucial cyber training

Lancaster pupils are to be trained by the government to protect the UK from cyber security threats.

Education
Shine for Sian: Sian Waterhouse

Family’s tribute in memory of Morecambe schoolgirl

The family of a Morecambe schoolgirl who committed suicide are planning to use her memory to raise awareness of mental health.

Education
The Astley family: Back row: Alexandra, Stewart, Ellie'Front row: Andrew, Max, Nick

Much Hoole family’s Race for Life honour for loving mum, wife and Brownedge St Mary’s teacher

Taking part in this year’s Cancer Research UK Pretty Muddy will be a highly emotional event for Ellie Astley.

News
The aim of the Give Up Loving Pop (GULP) campaign is to get more kids active  and to rehydrate with healthy drinks such as water or low-fat milk.

Lancashire's football clubs unite to tackle sugary drinks head-on

Three football clubs in Lancashire – including Preston North End – have teamed up with community organisations and the county council to bring an end to sugary drinks and encourage physical activity. TOM EARNSHAW reports.
Health
Lancaster and Morecambe College campus

College’s careers event is set to be a real family affair

Lancaster and Morecambe College is hosting a careers day with a difference - in the guise of a free community fun day to celebrate contributions from the Health and Hospitality sectors.

Education
Shine for Sian: Sian Waterhouse

Shine for Sian will celebrate teen’s life

The family of a Morecambe schoolgirl who committed suicide are planning to use her memory to raise awareness of mental health.

News
Prof Green

The ‘Rapping Professor’ makes conversation

Hackney-born music artist, Stephen Manderson, or Professor Green as he is more widely known, has never shied away from speaking about challenging issues which are often voiceless in our society, from suicide and homelessness to more recently, working class white men.

News
Prof Derek Ward Thompson, head of the School of Physical Sciences and Computing at UCLan,

Discovery sheds new light on stars

Astronomers from Preston have helped in the discovery of new magnetic fields in space which could shed new light on how stars are formed - and uncover the mysteries behind one of the most famous celestial images.

Education
He’s Taylor-made to always be at school!

He’s Taylor-made to always be at school!

Reliable Taylor Walsh has battled colds, flu and even tonsillitis but he has made it into school every day for the last 12 years.

Education
William Dance, PhD student and associate lecturer at Lancaster University

Why William is tracking fake news

A Lancashire researcher is hot on the trail of fake news, all in the name of work.
News

‘Mental wellbeing should be part of classroom learning’

Mental health has long been a taboo subject- especially regarding children. One Lancashire woman is on a mission to change all of that.

Education
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