Councillors further sixth form closure plans

Councillors have given the go-ahead to plans which will kick start the closure process for Carr Hill High School’s sixth form centre at Kirkham.

Young people are taking out substantial loans to pay for courses without much effective help and advice

Spending watchdog raises 'mis-selling' concern over university degree courses

Graduates in England are saddling themselves with £50,000 of debt while potentially being "mis-sold" degree courses by universities, the Government's spending watchdog has said.

Sixth form students at Baines High School Poulton

College demise met by anguish

Councillors on a Wyre ward where a sixth form college could be facing closure have blamed its demise on falling student numbers and rival facilities.


Festival amble through Grange Park tells story of nativity thanks to dedicated community groups

Children and elderly people alike enoyed a festive amble through Grange Park, meeting Father Christmas, a real donkey, and characters from the nativity.

Baines School, Poulton.

Baines School sixth form faces the axe as financial hardships take their toll

Another Fylde coast sixth form could be set to close amid financial difficulties.

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Nursery's anger as thieving treasurer ordered to pay back just £1

The thieving treasurer of a children’s day nursery has been ordered to pay back just £1 of her ill gotten gains.
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Staff at Anchorsholme Academy are helping to get the school back up and running following the flash floods.  Pictured is headteacher Graeme Dow

Headteacher so proud of ‘monumental effort’ by school’s community after flooding misery

A proud headteacher has issued a heartfelt ‘thank-you’ to parents, staff and pupils after his school was decimated with £500,000 of flooding damage.


Classroom stars shine brightly at Gazette Educational Awards presentation event

Stars of the classroom were honoured for their sterling efforts at the 8th annual Gazette Education Awards.

Flooding near Cardinal Allen High School in Fleetwood last night

Schools forced to close due to flooding

Cardinal Allen RC High School in Fleetwood was forced closed today when the school was flooded following torrential rain.

Students Josh Matthias, Scarlett Blunt and Mitchell Deakin

High hopes for students at Lytham Sixth Form College

While many people are starting to look ahead to the Christmas holidays, pupils at one Fylde college are thinking much longer term.

Flood hit schools and nurseries close across Lancashire

Following last night's torrential rain and flooding a number of schools across Lancashire have announced that they will be closed today.
The Dance Place celebrates opening its new studio

New studio is the place to be for Emmerdale actor Thomas

A dance school has fully reopened and launched a new studio almost three months after it was damaged by a hit-and-run driver.

Coun Viv Taylor died in September

Conservatives announce candidates for Wyre and Lancashire council seats

Rural Conservatives have selected prospective candidates for the two main local authority seats made vacant by the recent death of County Coun Vivien Taylor.
Open day to celebrate 300th anniversary of school being set up. Headgirl Sinead Norbury and Headboy Joe Barnes.

300-year-old school looks to ‘bright’ future

Students old and new gathered at a Poulton school to celebrate a landmark birthday.

Revoe Primary School's headteacher Dayle Harrison

'Serious' fire alarm fault fixed as Blackpool school set to reopen

Bosses at a Blackpool school say it will re-open on Monday after a 'serious technical failure' forced it to close on Thursday and Friday.

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Head at Revoe, Dayle Harrison

School 'confident' of reopening after fire alarm fault

Bosses at Revoe Learning Academy and Children's Centre are 'confident' of reopening on Monday, after a fault with the fire alarm system forced it to stay shut.

The Garstang in Bloom team at the Floral Hall, Southport

Garstang is blooming marvellous

Green fingered enthusiasts from Garstang scooped a total of eight awards and medals at the Northwest in Bloom Awards held in the Floral Hall, Southport.

Revoe Primary School's headteacher Dayle Harrison

'Serious technical failure' forces resort school to stay shut tomorrow and Friday

A 'serious technical failure' at a Blackpool school will mean it stays shut tomorrow and Friday.
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Northfold lost out at the last minute

Northfold pipped at the post in competition to win a new playground

Northfold Community Primary School, in Cleveleys, was pipped at the post in a competition to win a new playground.
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