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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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Support some of our very bee-st of friends in Heskin

Support some of our very bee-st of friends in Heskin

Organisers are buzzing with excitement over a forthcoming event.

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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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Headmistress Hilda Healy at the Parochical Girls School, Chorley

Class times and activities at girls’ school

There were plenty of smiles as these girls dropped their pens to pose in front of the camera.

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Coppull Parish School celebrating  200 years as a church school

Looking back through different eyes at Coppull Parish School

Marjorie Dickinson is no history teacher, but there is little she doesn’t know about Coppull Parish School.

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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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Chorley Mayor Mark Perks attended the nursery's charity open event

Chorley toddlers help raise £200 for meningitis charity

Princess Rapunzel made a special visit to Busy Bees Chorley Brooke Street Nursery to join youngsters and staff for a special charity day.

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1950 tree planting at Fox Lane Junior School in Leyland

Planting the seeds of happy memories

From sleeping on a camp bed around a fire to watching the planting of a new tree, Guardian reader Pam Ward has plenty of memories of her time at school.

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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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Clean-up operation at Farington Lodges after thousands of dead fish were found

Lodges could include schools’ dipping pond

Talks have taken place about the future of Farington Lodges.

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Vocational students from Runshaw College attended a special lunch at Langdale Road campus to celebrate the end of their studies

Students set for great vocations

Vocational students from Leyland’s Runshaw College have been celebrating the end of their studies so far in style.

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Pupils at Wheelton Primary School in the 1950s. Geoffrey Wilson, top row, second from right.
His best friend Graham Baxendale is middle row, second from left.

There were testing times for Geoffrey in schooldays

It sounds like a common recurring nightmare – turning up to school and being unprepared for an exam.

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Denise Baron is Angel Gabriel

Wise and loud words from the Angel Gabriel

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he wintery month of December was not complete without a school nativity, with the Angel Gabriel, a sheep and a donkey in tow.

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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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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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