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Bookworm scoops a gold award

When he isn’t playing football, this young bookworm can be found with his head buried in a novel, a hobby that’s landed him an award.

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Hundreds of teacher jobs at risk according to unions

Hundreds of teacher jobs at risk according to unions

Hundreds of teachers across Burnley could lose their jobs as schools face up to the increasingly difficult challenge of balancing their books amid drastic funding cuts.

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Lotte Gleeson has won the 16-18 category of the Association of Colleges Student of the Year Awards (s)

Lotte wins student of the year prize

An exceptional student has thanked Nelson and Colne College staff for their “determined support” after taking home the gong for a prestigious national award.

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Children and families at St Joseph's RC Primary School in Barnoldswick have put together 78 boxes for Operation Christmas Child (s)

Primary pupils fill 90 Christmas parcels

Children and families of St Joseph’s RC Primary School collected and filled 90 shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child.

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Nelson and Colne College students support the Children in Need appeal (s)

Pendle goes ‘spotty’ for Children in Need

Staff and students from Nelson and Colne College and Lancashire Adult Learning spotted a great opportunity to have fun and raise money for this year’s Children in Need appeal.

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Josef Huppach has been selected by the England Alpine Ski Squad (s)

Josef slaloms his way into national ski squad

A promising skiier and Park High School pupil is on top of the world after landing a place in the country’s ski squad.

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McMillan Nursery School pupils dressed in spots and striped for Children in Need. (s)

A spot of kindness goes a long way

It was a dotty day for these nursery school pupils when they dressed in spots and stripes to help raise money for a good cause.

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Pupils Travis, Brandon, Joshua and Hollie with teachers Kirsty Swierkowski and Clare Watson and Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson (s)

Pupils enjoy special trip to London’s landmarks

Four pupils from the Alternative School rubbed shoulders with some of the country’s leading politicians and Olympic stars on an educational trip to the capital.

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Primary school children from across Pendle take part in The Big Lottery funded "Good Neighbours Project" which is run by Building Bridges Pendle (s)

Children get to root of community cohesion

Over 400 children from 10 primary schools across Pendle offered an olive branch to one another in a tree themed community cohesion project.

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From Budapest to Burnley for young wrestler David

A talented young wrestler who has made a momentous journey from Budapest to Burnley is getting to grips with life in his new home.

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St Mary's CE Primary School, Newchurch-in-Pendle (s)

Pendle primary school is rated as ‘inadequate’

A Pendle primary school has been rated “inadequate” by Ofsted three years after an “outstanding” inspection.

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Footballer Charlie has scored gold

Footballer Charlie has scored gold

He might be used to scoring goals but this Barrowford Celtic football player has now scored gold in the Lancashire Reading Trail.

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Spooky fun at Walton Lane Nursery's Hallowe'en party (s)

Nursery enjoys spooky fun on Hallowe’en

There were some ghoulish goings on in a Nelson park on Hallowe’en when a nursery hosted a spooktacular event.

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Schools have been warned to be vigilant to prevent an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug norovirus.

Schools warned to be vigilant to prevent spread of winter vomiting bug

Schools across Pendle have been warned to be vigilant as the sickness bug norovirus starts to sweep the county.

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Tawassal Hussain (s)

Nelson student Tawassal is top of the class

A Nelson student is celebrating after becoming the first to achieve the top grade in Retail Management at Blackburn College’s University Centre.

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Hospice fund-raiser Sammi Graham with pupils from St Michael and All Angels (s)

Foulridge school’s hospice cash handover

Charitable staff, pupils and parents at St Michael’s and All Angels CE Primary School in Foulridge have raised £418 in aid of Pendleside Hospice by hosting an open day in July and fund-raising during harvest festival in September.

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West Craven Scouts working in teams at the weekly meeting (s)

Century old Scout group needs children and leaders

A century old Scout group in Barnoldswick is facing closure within 18 months unless it can get more leaders on board.

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The whole school took part in a zumba session outside (s)

Fun and games in school activity week

Coates Lane Primary School has hosted its first theme week of the year encouraging children to be active each day and to try something new.

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Kieran with his baby son, Theo George

Kieran's mission to teach the Fundamentals of life

He was 18. He was on the cusp of a promising career as a professional footballer with a regional trial lined up for England and Burnley Football Club.

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St Paul's Primary School in Nelson

Pendle set for first free school?

Pendle could soon have its first free school after two local education leaders submitted a bid to Lancashire County Council.

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