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Young fan’s lowdown on Pool’s performance

By Tyler Latham, 12

Junior Gazette reporter

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Jack Wilsdon, nine, from AFC Fylde Community Foundation

Football juniors get tips from the first team

Jack Wilsdon, nine

Junior Gazette reporter

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South Shore Academy are celebrating being out of special measures by Ofsted.  Pictured is headteacher Jane Bailey with Laura Caygill, Josh Heap, Kye Wylie and Valerija Ravinska

Fylde school celebrates amazing turnaround

The headteacher of a school once branded among the worst on the Fylde coast today said the hard work is far from over after it was removed from special measures.

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Charlotte Vickers, admin officer at the Solaris Centre views plans for the Armfield Academy

Plans for new resort school go on display

Plans for the Armfield Academy, set to open in Blackpool next year, have gone on show.

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Pupils at Northfold Primary in Cleveleys welcomed former dinner lady Dorothy Thompson and husband Bill on a special school visit

Dinner lady Dorothy, 90, makes return to old school

Primary school pupils invited a former dinner lady on a very special visit after seeing her story in The Gazette.

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Lindsay Ellison failed to take her six-year-old daughter to school often enough, magistrates were told

One mum jailed for letting son skip school - as another avoids prison term

A mum who allowed her teenage son to continually skip school has been locked up.

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Pupils welcome Dorothy and Bill to the school

Pupils welcome former dinner lady Dorothy back for lunch

Primary school pupils invited a former dinner lady on a very special visit having seen her story in The Gazette.

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Traffic parked on Sandy Lane, Marton, at school pick-up time

Anger at school parking

Residents claim parents collecting their children from school are bringing daily traffic chaos to their once quiet community.

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Myerscough College Farrier students at work

County students shape a future in ancient craft

The art of farriery might seem like an ancient craft but caring for the hooves of a horse is critical for their health and wellbeing and at Myerscough College a team of apprenticeships are eager to break into the industry.

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Kirkham Grammar School's production of Aladdin

Talented students bring a whole new world on stage

By Siôned Jones-Blanco, 10

Kirkham Grammar School

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St Cuthberts Catholic Academy's science club

Pupils dig deep at science club

By Laura Copa, Year 4

St Cuthbert’s Catholic Academy

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Blackpool Sixth

Go-ahead for college car park

Planning permission has been granted for a new car park to serve Blackpool’s sixth form college.

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89% of primary school starters are getting their first choice place.

Nine in ten get their choice of primary school

Almost all Lancashire’s new starters have been offered a place at a primary school of their choice from September.

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Invited guests view celebration of resort’s rich tourist history at B&FC’s University Centre Gallery

Staff and students from Blackpool and The Fylde College hosted a celebration of the resort’s tourism history as part of the institution’s 125th anniversary year.

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Tyler and Dylan Thompson trying out the boats on Stanley Park Lake

Kids can go wild in Stanley Park

Blackpool children are being offered a taste of the wild - right on their doorstep.

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The government has agreed to fund the new school, but the council has yet to say when it will open - or where

Government agrees to fund new resort school

A new 48-place school for children with additional needs is to open in Blackpool, it has been announced.
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Wyre Scouts

Why business is booming for the county’s scouts

It may be the digital generation – but dib, dib, dibbing has never been more popular among today’s youth.

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Scouting is enjoying a new lease of life across West Lancashire

Scouting is enjoying a new lease of life across West Lancashire

They may be the digital generation – but dib, dib, dibbing has never been more popular among today’s youth.

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John Barnett MBE with B&FC Principal Bev Robinson and Deputy Principal Catherine Hill OBE

High Sheriff delivers high praise to college

Blackpool and The Fylde College was honoured by a visit from the High Sheriff of Lancashire for the final official engagement of his year in office.

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Kyle Dickinson, 16, and Adam Morgan, 17,both of Blackpool, have helped film a paranormal documentary at Lytham Hall

Haunted history of hall retold

Haunted happenings at a historic Fylde coast hall have been retold on camera.

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