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Full canvas of art on show at event

Artists from across Blackpool and the Fylde coast will showcase their talents at a free exhibition being held at the Winter Gardens on Sunday.

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Children and staff from Northfold and Manor Beach Primary Schools protest against the proposed closure of the libraries in Cleveleys and Thornton

Pupils on march in fight for libraries

Pupil power!

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Pupils from Manor Beach and Northfold stage their library protest march

Pupil power in battle to save libraries

Pupils from two primary schools hit the streets to protest against planned library closures.

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Councillors Mark Smith and Ian Coleman with staff and pupils from St John's Primary School

Nature haven for town centre spot

Youngsters took time out from their lessons to help create a new garden in Blackpool town centre.

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Education strike is looming. Photo: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Fylde coast school closures possible as teachers prepare to strike

Parents are being warned of disruption ahead of a teaching strike next week.

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The Safehands team are to reopen Out Rawcliffe School as a nursery

Nursery plan for closed Wyre rural school

A school which controversially closed its doors to pupils is to become a nursery thanks to a Fylde entrepreneur.

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Kerry Carter, Jonah Crouch, Oliver Wade, Jessica Addy, Hollie Whiteside, Priyanka Rajan - class 4B pupils at AKS Lytham Independent School

Political-savvy pupils speak out

The Fylde coast voted 63 per cent to 37 per cent to leave the EU in last week’s EU referendum.

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Nicky Frankland and five-year-old daughter Belle-Elise Parkin are concerned about the proposed closure of Cleveleys library

Mum’s library plea as fight hits parliament

A woman who is home schooling her autistic daughter has called on Lancashire County Council not to shut down a space in which she feels safe.

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Jacquie sharing her craft with students

Don’t shout about it Scream about it

Actress Jacqueline Leonard has returned to her home roots to share her wealth of knowledge with the talented pupils of Blackpool’s Scream Theatre School as they prepare for their upcoming presentation day.

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A previous NUT strike

Teachers to go on strike

Teachers in England are to stage a one-day strike over pay and conditions.

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Digital learning at Layton Primary

Switched-on pupils take digital lead

Youngsters at a Fylde coast primary school are taking a leading role in exploring the wonders of technology.

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Dame Dana Ross Wawrzynski, CEO of Bright Futures Academy, and pupils cut the first turf at the new South Shore Academy building

£13m transformation of Blackpool school gets under way

Work has begun on the £13m transformation of one of Blackpool’s schools.

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Lewis Mather who is finishing at Highfield leadership academy having never had a day off school, primary or secondary, in 12 years

Lewis Mather celebrates 12 years at school without a single day off

A super-dedicated teenager was celebrated by his school after it was revealed that he has not missed a single day of education in 12 years.

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Stay safe

Seven in ten want action to make school run safer

Two thirds of people believe pedestrian routes to school need to be made safer.

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Patsy Carr was surprised at Anchorsholme Primary School

Anchorsholme Academy classroom teaching assistant wins award

A teaching assistant who picked up the learning bug helping pupils find out about creepy crawlies and plants has been handed a national award.

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Fined for taking your children on holiday in trm time?

74,000 parents hit with £4.5m fines for term-time holidays

More than 74,000 parents were hit with £4.5 million worth of fines for taking their children on holiday during term time in the last school year.

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Pupils from St George's Academy watch the England v Wales football match

Schools out as pupils enjoy Euro win

Three cheers from St George’s!

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Air Vice Marshal Elaine West CBE

Lessons in life for revolution in classroom

Primary pupils got stuck into a giant game of Guess Who as a scheme aimed to teach primary age children about the world of work was launched in Blackpool.

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Classroom revolution launched for primary pupils in Blackpool

Classroom revolution launched for primary pupils in Blackpool

What do you want to do when you grow up?

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Peek A Boo Nursery, Cleveleys (L-R) Owner Sarah Bellamy, Area Manager Nikola Stott, HR Claire Black and Nursery Manager Claire Traynor.

Outstanding nursery praise

Peek-a-boo Nursery in Cleveleys is celebrating after receiving its first ‘Outstanding’ rating from Ofsted inspectors.

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