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Students raise cash in class for domestic abuse service

Secondary school students from Burnley have helped to raise money and awareness in support of a domestic abuse service.

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MP Andrew Stephenson (left) has backed changes to mental health provision in Pendle.

MP backs changes to mental health measures

Andrew Stephenson MP has welcomed new measures to transform the way we approach and deal with mental health in Pendle so more children and young people receive support and care.
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Tributes have been flooding in for loved and respected teacher Mark Bowling who died in a tragic climbing accident.

Lasting memorial will honour much loved teacher

The school where the teacher who died in a tragic mountain climbing accident taught is planning a permanent memorial in his honour.

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Tributes have been paid to teacher Mark Bowling who has died after a climbing accident.

Tributes for popular teacher killed in mountain climbing accident

The daughter of a Burnley teacher, who died after he fell climbing one of Britain’s biggest mountains, has paid tribute to her father.

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Parents are reminded to get their skates on if they need to apply for a primary school place for their child this year.

Deadline looming for primary school applications

Time is running out for parents in Burnley, Pendle and Clitheroe to apply online for a primary school place for their child if they are due to start in September.

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Child seatbelt danger warning

Child seatbelt danger warning

Shock figures show hundreds of Lancashire parents are struggling to strap their children in cars safely.

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Advanced nurses boost for area

Advanced nurses boost for area

Eleven experienced nurses can now perform extra duties after graduating with their Advanced Nurse Practitioner degrees.

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Students are pictured at the engineering workshop with (from left to right)
Mr. Burton, Mrs. Ellidge and Mr. Butterworth. (s)

Young engineers of the future carve out the start of their careers

Budding engineers of the future have been learning the basics of the profession at workshops held at a Burnley high school.

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Students’ African odyssey

An extraordinary “school trip” ended up as a life-changing experience for students and staff from Burnley College.

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Spotlight on Northlight

The first light has been shone on Brierfield Mill’s terrific transformation.

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Some of the students who took part in the talent showcase at Burnley's Thomas Whitham Sixth Form.

Future stars shining bright in showcase of talent

A showcase of budding young talent wowed an audience and raised £600 for Pendleside Hospice.

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Lotte Gleeson (right) with Pendle COnservative MP, Andrew Stephenson.

'Inspirational' Nelson pupil named Student of the Year

Nelson and Colne College student, Lotte Gleeson, has been named the Association of Colleges’ 16 to 18-year-old Student of the Year.

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Teaching Assistant Mrs Myers is pictured with members of the Colne Primet Academy Gardening Club. (s)

Awards for the green-fingered

An awards ceremony celebrated the area’s blossoming gardening culture.

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Burnley Youth Theatre is hosting an inter-school talent competition. (s)

New inter-school talent competition

A youth theatre group is hosting an inter-school talent competition between high schools in Burnley, Hyndburn and Pendle next year.

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Students help nation to remember at Royal Albert Hall

Students help nation to remember at Royal Albert Hall

Bright young students from Nelson played their part in the nation’s Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall.

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Staff from Pendle Nursery in Barnoldswick receive the indoor learning environment award from Professor Robert Winston at the NMT Nursery Awards 2016 (s)

Pendle nursery ‘overjoyed’ with national award

A Barnoldswick nursery has won a national prize at a prestigious awards evening run by the industry’s leading business publication.

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Bookworm scoops a gold award

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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