Backing for new Harris Lottery Fund bid

A renewed bid to get Heritage Lottery Fund support for Preston’s £18.6m Re-Imagining The Harris project has received the backing of two local councils.
Coun Viv Taylor died in September

Conservatives announce candidates for Wyre and Lancashire council seats

Rural Conservatives have selected prospective candidates for the two main local authority seats made vacant by the recent death of County Coun Vivien Taylor.
Mayor of Preston, Councillor Brian Rollo, hosting a civic welcome to Preston for the staff and students from the American University of the Caribbean who were displaced by Hurricane Irma

From the Caribbean to Preston in nine days

As a concept, it sounds as far-fetched as a plot from a Hollywood film.
Consultation continues on opening hours for Lancashire libraries

Have your say on library opening hours in Lancashire

Members of the public have just days left  to share their views about  proposed changes to opening hours at local libraries.

UCLAN GRADUATES 2017: School of Forensic and Applied Sciences

These are some of the success stories.

These are the university courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

These are the university courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.
Uclan's anniversary art exhibition  Jude Trescatheric, David Sergeant and Theresa Taylor

Celebrating 40 years of art

An exhibition is marking the 40th anniversary of the fine art degree at the University of Central Lancashire.

Penwortham Priory Academy students have been loaned a piece of meteorite which is around  five billion years old.

Reaching for stars in astronomy GCSE

Pupils at a Penwortham high school are being taught with materials dating back to the Dark Ages – and beyond.

Photo Neil Cross
Opening of new school building at St George's CE Primary school, Carr Lane, Chorley

Thanks a million for new facilities

Learning is fun for youngsters at St George’s CE Primary School – especially now they have a multi-million pound extension.

The University of Cumbria has set up  partnership link with the Naveen Jindal School of Management at the University of Dallasin Texas

Trans-Atlantic study is sealed

A new deal by a Lancashire university could see students travelling across the Atlantic for their studies.

Cardinal Newman College principal Nick Burnham

New support for students’ career hopes

Students at Preston’s Cardinal Newman College have been given a boost to their career prospects.

Tom Davison , the first recipient of the Moses Holden Studentship Fund at UCLan's Alston Observatory with the Moses Holden Telescope.

Family star will be remembered

A relative of the founder of what is now the University of Central Lancashire is making sure the memory of his distant grandfather lives on.

The Garstang in Bloom team at the Floral Hall, Southport

Garstang is blooming marvellous

Green fingered enthusiasts from Garstang scooped a total of eight awards and medals at the Northwest in Bloom Awards held in the Floral Hall, Southport.

A Sint Maarten school devastated by Hurricane Irma

Appeal to aid young hurricane victims

Pens and paper at the ready... A massive operation is underway to provide vital stationery for schools devastated by hurricane Irma.

The harlequin queen by Charelle Debling

Such frighteningly creative designs

Prepare to scare – or be scared.

Fulwood Library

Oliver is VIP guest at re-opening of Fulwood library

A young campaigner who sought to save Fulwood library will be a VIP guest at its re-opening next month.

Garstang Community Aacdemy launched the Pitch In appeal for the new sports pitch

Great £100,000 victory for state-of-the-art Garstang sports facility

Garstang Community Academy will open the gates to the market town’s first state-of-the-art multi-sport, all weather facility next year after Sport England announced this week they would support their community bid for £100,000 of funding.

Winmarleigh CE Primary School pupils Robin, Amy, Tom and Jasmine creating pastel pictures of Flanders Fields

Poppies and biscuits at Winmarleigh CE Primary School

Children at a Garstang school enjoyed a Remembrance Day morning to honour the sacrifice of soldiers who died or were injured in conflict.

Pudsey Bear and Matt Baker stop off at John's Cross C of E School in Bilsborrow for the Rickshaw Challenge

Pudsey's Rickshaw Challenge visits pupils in Bilsborrow

Pupils at a Bilsborrow school were thrilled to meet Pudsey Bear as the famous charity mascot stopped off during The One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge.
Young people aged 11 to 16 will be urged to run to safety

Anti-terror attack advice for pupils aged 11 to 16 made available for schools

Potentially life-saving advice showing schoolchildren what to do if they are caught up in a terror attack is being made available to be taught in UK schools for the first time.

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