Student hub plan poses Preston supply and demand query

Plans for a vast student hub are due before Preston’s planning committee weeks after concerns were voiced about the number of units planned in the city.

Susan Ashworth is awaiting her fate.

Case against bursar who stole £140,000 from school is adjourned

A former bursar who stole more than £140,000 from a primary school is still awaiting her fate after a delay in legal proceedings over the sums of money involved in the case.
Photo Neil Cross'Class of the week'Year Five, St Ignatius Catholic Primary, Preston

Class of the week

Each week in the Lancashire Post and online we feature a class of the week from a different school

LEP - NEW LONGTON   01-03-18'Katie Eddowes, left, with kids enjoy getting messy as they have a paint fight to celebrate Holi, at Elizabeth Saunders Nursery, New Longton.

Very colourful way to learn

Getting dirty is definitely top priority at when it is time for messy play, especially for youngsters at one South Ribble nursery.

Associate lecturer Dr Kate Rawles on her  bike Woody, made from bamboo grown in the UK

Global coup lands Kate a double first

A university academic has received a double first – after pulling off a global coup.

Andrew Carr

Dream place at sport acdaemy

Worden Academy Year 11 pupil Andrew Carr has been offered a place on the American Football Programme in Bristol.

Caring pupils from Brownedge St Mary's have raised more than �1,500 for Cafod Lenten charities

Caring students in charity boost

Kind-hearted pupils from a Bamber Bridge school have been giving up treats to help improve the lives of people across the globe.

UCLan lecturer in criminology Dr Laura Kelly has won the inaugural  Prison Service Journal Outstanding Article of the Year 2017

Research wins award for law lecturer Laura

A University of Central Lancashire academic has won an inaugural prize for her research with deaf prisoners.

UCLan updated map.

Preston city centre roads to close during weekends

Motorists are being warned to allow extra time is they are driving into Preston city centre over the next few weekends.

David Harland, CEO of the Eden Project, with Morecambe and Lunesdale MP David Morris

Eden Project plans for Morecambe dome site

Proposals to bring the world famous Eden Project attraction to Morecambe are in the pipeline.

A mock-up xray dept inthe LIFE Centre classroom at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital

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 


You could be a Lancashire Lifesaver

About 60,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest outside hospital each year in the UK and only one in 10 will survive. Reporter Fiona Finch joined a new county course which aims to help save more lives. .

The Trinity Student Village on Great Shaw Street

Preston student halls bid to open to private tenants

The owner of two Preston student blocks is planning to open up to private tenants following two similar successful bids in recent months for rival firms.

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.

Paulene Barnes, Margaret Conroy, Gill Steele, Janet Houlkner, Kath Hodson Chorley girlguiding volunteers who have all received long service awards with 250 years between them

Amazing Chorley volunteers guiding the way for youngsters for fifty years

Five Girlguiding volunteers from Chorley have been honoured for their work supporting girls and young women over the last 50 years with a prestigious long service award.

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.

a display by UCLan artist Jade Montserrat

An underground display for Jade

A Preston student has been given a once-in-a-lifetime 
opportunity to showcase her talents to the world.

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