Talbot Library re-opens in a new location

The most important collection of Catholic books and documents in the North West is open to the public again, four years after the closure of the Talbot Library in Preston.

New performance tables for Sunderland primary schools have been published today.

PRIMARY SCHOOL TABLES 2017: How primary schools in Lancashire scored

As the first tranche of schools performance tables are released, Lancashire is boasting being among the best in the country.

Annette Smith of the Morecambe Bay Foodbank.

Children in Morecambe ‘suffering from rickets due to poverty’

The extent of child poverty across the district has led to many youngsters now suffering from rickets, an investigation has found.

Leyland Methodist Infant School

Leyland school left in shock at loss of headteacher Heather Orry

An infant school has been left devastated by the death of its headteacher.

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.

Christmas calf show at Myerscough College

Christmas calf show is moo-velous says College

A Christmas calf show organised by agriculture students from Myerscough College has helped boost funds for charity.


Fulwood library officially re-opens 14 months after closure

Christmas came early for users of one Lancashire library this week.
Young people are taking out substantial loans to pay for courses without much effective help and advice

Spending watchdog raises 'mis-selling' concern over university degree courses

Graduates in England are saddling themselves with £50,000 of debt while potentially being "mis-sold" degree courses by universities, the Government's spending watchdog has said.


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.

David Moyes has been made an Honorary Fellow of the University of Central Lancashire

An honorary fellowship for David Moyes

Former Preston North manager David Moyes has received a prestigious 
Honorary Fellowship from the University of Central Lancashire.

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.

Hodgson Academy, where a warning was sent to parents and guardians about the video

Lancashire school warning as ‘highly sexual’ video of children is shared

A Lancashire school is warning parents to keep their children safe online after a ‘highly sexual’ video of two children was shared on social media.

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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.

The Heritage Network at UCLan - students who did the Lancashire Women in Mills project outside Queen Street Mill

UCLan students loving hunt for history

For delving into local history, students and lecturers at University of Central Lancashire lead the way.

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.

Childcare practitioners arent babysitters  they are professionals trained in preparing children socially, emotionally and academically for school.

Nursery education ideal for child development

How overcoming eight misconceptions about nurseries can help your child fulfil their potential.

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