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Education

Myerscough’s new principal outlines vision for progress

Alison Robinson, only the second woman to hold the reins Myerscough College has a vision.

Education
Playing Liv, who is groomed and abused by her older boyfriend, was almost too much to bear for Burnley actress Sophie. (s)

Lancashire Police warning about child grooming in theatre show

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

Theatre and Comedy
Staff and children from The Little People at the Limes nursery with Louis Hunt from Lancashire Garden Services

Longridge's community spirit shines through in vandalism aftermath

The Longridge community has shown its true colours after rallying around a town nursery blighted by mindless vandalism.

Crime

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. .

News

When do parents in Lancashire find out about primary school places and can I appeal?

Parents in Lancashire will soon be finding out whether their child has been given a place at one of their preferred choices of primary school.
Education
AJ Hartley (left) collaborated with Blink-182 frontman Tom DeLonge last year for a sci-fi novel series.

City centre book singing sees bestselling author AJ Hartley return to Preston

One of the city’s bestselling authors is set to make a return to his old book shop for a signing of his new Preston-based Gothic thriller.

Business
Tracey Jones and Angela Livesey (middle) from Garstang Community Academy receive the award. Photo: Les Gibbon.

Garstang Community Academy says 'thank you' after £5,000 funding boost

Garstang’s flagship academy has received thousands of pounds of external funding thanks to the enormous support from the local community.

Lifestyle
Ann Turner is retiring after more than a decade as Principal of Myerscough College.

Myerscough College Principal Ann Turner bids farewell after 12 years

The long-standing chief of a top Lancashire college has retired after more than 12 years in the role.
Education
Blue moon photographed by Post reader Jim Martin at 10.10pm on March 31, 2018

Once in a blue moon moment caught on camera

Amateur astronomer Jim Martin’s passion for sky watching paid off when he captured this rare blue moon moment from his Lancashire garden.

News
Garstang School of Dance Dance Fever 2018 at Preston Charter Theatre

Garstang school has dance fever for spectacular theatre show

Young dancers swapped the rehearsal studios for two evenings of sequins and showbiz as they took to the stage at Preston Charter Theatre for their bi-annual Dance Fever production.

News
Today's meeting is at County Hall, Preston

County Council's children's services still under scrutiny

Much improved – but could still do much better. That is the verdict so far on Lancashire’s crisis hit children’s services.
News

Golden year for Preston's Gujarat Hindu Society

Preston’s Gujarat Hindu Society celebrates a golden milestone this year.

News

When it comes to Mother's Day, what are your kids really thinking?

If you're a mum who is looking forward to a surprise on Sunday, look away now.

Education
Generic exam pupils students

Education is a top class act

Lancashire schools are officially top class.

Education
Northern girls face a double disadvantage on pay and jobs, the Children's Commissioner for England has warned.

Thousands in Lancashire to find out if they have their first choice secondary school place

Thousands of anxious parents and youngsters are receiving their offers of secondary school places today.

Education
Nigel Evans MP (centre) is backing the campaign to get a defibrillator into every school by 2020.

Lancashire MP calls for a defibrillator to be placed in every school by the end of the decade

A Lancashire MP has thrown his support behind every school having a defibrillator on site by 2020.

Health
More teachers are needed to stave off a classroom crisis

More teachers are needed to stave off a classroom crisis

Teachers’ leaders fear a classroom crisis as fewer people are entering the profession.

Education
L-R: Chelsea Pickup, Nigel Haworth of Northcote, Paul Heathcote MBE and Anna Modrzejewska.

Goosnargh farmer Reg honoured in the search for the next batch of top Lancashire chefs

A competition to find the next generation of Michelin-starred chefs has been launched in conjunction with a Longridge chef in memory of much-loved Goosnargh farmer Reg Johnson.

Business
Monty Roberts.

'Horse Whisperer' Monty Roberts is on his way back to Lancashire

World famous ‘Horse Whisperer’ Monty Roberts is returning as a special guest at a top Wyre college.
News
County Coun John Fillis, deputy leader of the Labour group

County councillors clash over leaked pay for top executive

A County Hall row over leaked information on top salaries has escalated after leaders of the two biggest political parties lodged complaints about each other.

News
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