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. .


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.
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.

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.

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.

Primary schools from across the South Ribble area held a friendship song and dance show at Preston Guild Hall.'Over a thousand pupils join together on stage for the finale.  PIC BY ROB LOCK'28-2-2018

Performing in friendship

Friendship was top of the agenda when hundreds of youngsters from schools across the 
whole of South Ribble joined forces for a special celebration.

Mick Charnock

Dedicated to his job and pupils

The education world is a poorer place following the sudden death of Preston headteacher Mick Charnock.

Dyscalculia - number blindness-  is an under-estimated problem

Numbers can cause a host of problems for schoolchildren

Ask anyone if they’ve heard of dyslexia and the vast majority of people, if not all, will say they have.

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.

Golden year for Preston's Gujarat Hindu Society

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


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.

Generic exam pupils students

Education is a top class act

Lancashire schools are officially top class.

Michelle Fazakerly, Ben Blackman, CEO Rainbow House, Judith Pike, Hayley Scholes, Head of Partnerships and Services, Rainbow House, Zara Rimmer, Rainbow House

Blues night in Leyland raises the roof for Rainbow House in Mawdesley

Disabled youngsters will be bouncing for joy after a night of moody blues earned them £1,000 for their new therapy trampoline.

Should pupils sit more exams?

Technical problems with school offers

Parents trying to find out which secondary school their children have got into were left in Limbo this morning.

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.

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.

Oliver, Jenny Ashcroft, Will, High Sheriff of Lancashire Robert Webb, Hannah, Liam, Mayor and Mayoress of South Ribble Mick and Carol Titherington at Bay 6 in Leyland

Barnardo’s Bay 6 Project in Leyland honoured with such high approval

A charity which helps vulnerable youngsters get back on their feet has been given the thumbs up by the High Sheriff of Lancashire.

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.

Luke Carter is one of the children supported by Rainbow House in Mawdesley

Taylor Wimpey donates cash to Rainbow House in Mawdesley

A housing development company has gifted a Lancashire conductive education centre with a £500 donation towards its specialist services for children and young people with disabilities.
Last year's Workout-athon

Workout-athon for Rainbow House in Mawdesley at PNE ground

Are you ready for a workout to raise much needed funds for the children with disabilities?
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