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Lancashire Police spotlight child grooming in new theatre resource

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

Education
He’s Taylor-made to always be at school!

He’s Taylor-made to always be at school!

Reliable Taylor Walsh has battled colds, flu and even tonsillitis but he has made it into school every day for the last 12 years.

Education
William Dance, PhD student and associate lecturer at Lancaster University

Why William is tracking fake news

A Lancashire researcher is hot on the trail of fake news, all in the name of work.
News
Declan Rudd during his Q&A with students.

Preston North End stars head back to the classroom

Pupils at a Preston primary school were treated to a PE lesson with a difference when Preston North End goalkeeper Declan Rudd turned up to lead a kickabout.
Education
Blackpool and the Fylde College is one of four Lancashire colleges selected

Lancashire colleges to pioneer new 'T level', announces minister

Four Lancashire colleges have been picked to pioneer a new ‘T level’ qualification.

Education
Parents hold a rally with their children in Preston Park, Brighton, in protest at controversial Sats tests for six and seven-year-olds. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 3, 2016. The Let Our Kids Be Kids campaign has organised the day of action in protest at children being "over-tested, over-worked and in a school system that places more importance on test results and league tables than children's happiness and joy of learning". See PA story EDUCATION Sats. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Sats are a testing time for parents as well as children

Exams are a testing time at any age. But, none are more controversial than the Standard Attainment Tests, or SATS taking place in primary schools this week.

Education

A Golden Milestone for Preston's Gujarat Hindu Society

Preston’s Gujarat Hindu Society marked its 50th anniversary on Sunday with an afternoon of joy filled celebrations, reflection and special displays of Indian classical, Bollywood and fusion dancing.

News
Schoolchildren taking part in a number of activities at the LIFE Centre.

LIFE Centre opens aiming to inspire NHS staff of the future

A new educational unit to inspire young children to work in healthcare has opened at Chorley Hospital.

Health
Photo Neil Cross'Author Tom Bidwell visiting Frenchwood Community Primary School to talk to kids and produce screenplays with them

Tom’s a class act for pupils

It’s not every day an Oscar-nominated screenwriter pops into a local school to pass on some tips to youngsters.

Arts
Lee Ridley. Photo: TOM DYMOND/SYCO/THAMES ITV.

"I can’t do for myself such as making a cup of tea, or tying my own shoelaces. It just gets very frustrating at times"

He wowed Simon Cowell on Britain’s Got Talent and has supported Ross Noble, now comedian Lee Ridley speaks to TOM EARNSHAW about what it’s like performing with cerebral palsy

News
Reconstruction of the bite wound affecting the shoulder of a herbivorous dinosaur which is the focus if new research

Study provides new peek into prehistoric behaviour

A Preston academic is among an international team of researchers who have evidence of a failed carnivore attack on a sauropod dinosaur. Education Reporter SONJA ASTBURY reports.

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Nick Edwards and his daughter Penelope (centre back) with staff and children at Rainbow House breaking the giant chocolate egg

Parbold man donates large chocolate egg to children at Rainbow House in Mawdesley

Youngsters at a conductive education centre were given a large and tasty surprise thanks to generous donation.

News
Rapper Professor Green

Professor Green due for star appearance on Edge Hill University talk panel

Rapper Professor Green, who recently made the acclaimed documentary Working Class White Men, will be ‘in conversation’ on the same subject at a free public event at Edge Hill University.
Education
Leyland Wellfield Secondary Modern School hockey team in 1953'Back row: Barbara Goulding, Enid Ellison, Lucy Hilton, Wilma Ashcroft, Edna Wood, Judith Bell, teacher Mrs Marsden. 'Front row: Margaret Smalley, Jennifer Williams, Jean Fisher, Olga Wood, Hilary Nixon

Nostalgia: Hockey at Leyland Secondary Modern School

Competing in sports played a big part in growing up at Leyland Secondary Modern School.

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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
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.

Education

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
Photo Neil Cross'Description:Apprenticeships Expo, organised by Preston's College, at 'Preston Guild Hall

FE training given national approval

College students in Preston and Leyland are getting a first class apprenticeship education according to the latest National Achievement Rate Tables (NARTs.

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