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Support offered for young people worried about exam results

Lancashire students who have either received their A-level results or are waiting for their GCSE results are reminded that help, support and guidance is available from 'Talkzone', the county council's advice service.

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There has been a sharp rise in the number of counselling sessions for 16-18-year-olds

Exam worries lead to increasing numbers of young people looking for help

Rising numbers of young people are seeking help due to worries about getting their exam results.

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There are plenty of new routes into careers that wereonce the preserve of graduates.

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

According to teen magazine Future-Mag, more than half (54 per cent) of graduates say they’d think again about choosing university as the best way to find a job.

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New undergraduates can find the first year of university a "real surprise"

Three-year degree courses 'too slow and undemanding for many students'

Some students are becoming disillusioned with traditional three-year degree courses, finding the pace too slow and undemanding, a vice-chancellor has suggested.

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County councillor Geoff Driver

Cabinet considers top team shake-up at county hall

Lancashire County Council’s most senior officers could be ousted as the council’s cabinet prepares to consider three proposals for a restructure of the council’s top management team.

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Nando's is giving away free chicken to all A-Level students on Thursday.

Nando's giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Restaurant chain, Nando's, is giving away free chicken to A-level students right across the North West this week.
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SS Mary Michael pupil Oliver Billington winner of the Garstang Show's programme cover with mum and sister show chairman Mark Gorst and headteacher Cathryn Wilkinson

Oliver's showstopping design for Garstang Show’s guide gets thumbs up from directors

An aspiring young artist’s work will grace the front cover of this year’s Garstang Show guide after wowing directors with his design.

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Musician Martha Thompson has organised a Concert for Rwanda

Help musical Martha get to Rwanda

A trainee music therapist has organised a fund raiser with a difference.

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Ryan Desposiers of Seattle at work

It’s Ribchester Re-visited for UCLan team

The village of Ribchester is located on and around the site of a Roman fort and this summer a dedicated team of archaeologists from UCLan returned to dig out more secrets about its historic past. FIONA FINCH finds out more

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Cabinet decision due on reopening libraries and Fishergate traffic cameras

Lancashire County Council’s cabinet meets today to decide on the timetable for reopening the county’s closed libraries and plans to switch back on bus lane cameras on Fishergate in Preston.

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A major savings boost will be flowing the way of Lancashire schools after water company bosses agreed to a bill reduction.

£1m windfall flows back to Lancashire schools

A major savings boost will be flowing the way of Lancashire schools after water company bosses agreed to a bill reduction.
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Fulwood Library, Garstang Road

Timetable announced for re-opening Lancashire’s closed libraries

The countdown has begun to the reopening of Lancashire’s closed libraries, including ones in Fulwood, Freckleton, Lostock Hall and Whalley.

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Union launches new blast on primary tests

Union launches new blast on primary tests

Primary schools must not be judged on their SATs tests results alone, headteachers warn.

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Blackburn Cathedral

Garstang pupils to take part in concert for Rotary's 100th anniversary

Pupils from SS Mary and Michael Catholic Primary School in Garstang are to take part in a celebration service to mark 100 years of the Rotary Foundation.

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Whizz kids who started a local skating craze in Longridge

Share your memories of Lancashire’s roller skate crazes

An invitation to share your memories of roller skating in Lancashire has been issued by a county museum.


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Bekki Smyth, of Carnforth, who won a sliver medal at her first Chelsea Flower Show

Mum's medal winning debut

A floristry student struck silver at her first Chelsea Flower Show after quitting her job to return to education.

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Myerscough College Open Day and Country Fair returns on June 11 2017

Myerscough College Country Fair shaping up to be 'best yet'

Myerscough College will throw open its doors for all the family on June 11 for one of Lancashire's biggest outdoor events.
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Garstang Community Academy Headteacher Phil Birch

Academy is ready to lead new rural hub

Garstang Academy is planning to join forces with an major academy group - across the border in Blackpool.

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Adelphi Junction .... an artist impression of the vision for the new Adelphi Square

First glimpse of a landmark new Preston gateway

A glimpse of what a landmark Preston gateway could look like has been unveiled.

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Georgina meeting her idol Ariana Grande at a gig two years ago

School prays for bomb victim Georgina

Pupils and staff at bomb victim Georgina Callander’s old school were holding a special assembly today to remember the popular student.

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