Nelson and Colne College students create ad for local estate agents

A local estate agents are giving a group of local students an invaluable taste of the working world, drafting in Nelson and Colne College alumni to help create an advert for the firm.
The pupils at Castercliff

Top class turnaround for primary school's inspection

Strong and determined leadership, an ethos of high expectations and a strong sense of community were the stand out statements from a Nelson school’s first Ofsted inspection.

Dr Jim Morris with a coin found during  the 2017 dig

Dig in again as Ribchester is Revisited

UCLan is once again leading an archaeological dig in Ribchester. Fiona Finch caught up with Dig Co-Director Dr Jim Morris as this year’s team set up camp in the Ribble Valley village.
Michael and Dawn in front of the Royal Academy of Arts where his painting is part of the 250th anniversary exhibition.

Pendle and Ribble Valley art teacher's work chosen for prestigious Royal Academy exhibition

A painting, which an artist started work on in 2001, is among the 250th exhibition at London's Royal Academy of Arts this summer.

Workshop leader Jennifer Brown with participant Laura Longworth. (s)

REVIEW: Creative Writing For Beginners; Burnley College

Creative Burnley people can let their imaginations soar thanks to a new series of writing workshops.

Associate director Alex Summers. (s)

Lancashire Police spotlight child grooming in new theatre resource

Lancashire Police are using the power of theatre to highlight the dangers of child grooming.

Members of the band Pendlekraft which is planning a reunion gig 25 years after it split.

Band set to reunite 25 years after split

A band, made up of students and teachers from the same Burnley high school, is planning a reunion gig 25 years after it split.
A series of adult courses are being launched at Burnley College.

Launch of college courses show it is never too late to go back to the classroom

If you ever regretted not working harder at school Burnley College is offering the chance to roll back the years.

William Dance, PhD student and associate lecturer at Lancaster University

Why William is tracking fake news

A Lancashire researcher is hot on the trail of fake news, all in the name of work.
Nelson Grammar School class photo of 2Y from the early 1960s with their teacher, Mr John Holland.

Nelson Grammar School reunion promises "emotional get-together"

Set to welcome one and all "from Colne to Canada, Nelson to New Zealand," the time has come once again for the annual Nelson Grammar School reunion next month.

The pupils lining up with their team mates in the relay challenge. (s)

Pendle youngsters smash sports day at Seedhill Athletics Track

Six Nelson school classes enjoyed sporting fun as they took part in a series of challenges.

Pupils at Barrowford Primary School sharing storytime with pets. (s)

Pendle school's epic reading challenge

Barrowford Primary School is on a mission to turn its pupils into book worms.

Student midwife Danielle Holden is one step away from her dream career

From building society to birthing suite Danielle's dream career one step away

Student midwife Danielle Holden loves her career, bringing new life into the world and caring for mums both before and after they give birth.

The Mayor (far left) and his wife (far right) at the opening of the school's fair.

Colne nursery welcomes new Mayor and Mayoress of Pendle

The Mayor and Mayoress of Pendle have attended their first official function, as they visited a Colne nursery for the Royal Wedding celebrations at their Summer Fair.

Charlotte Leach.

Help Charlotte to make a difference

A former pupil of St Augustine’s RC High School at Billington is travelling to Fiji next month to inspire children living in hardship.

Staff and pupils with Tony Plant and his wife Janet.

School's sponsored silence raises £1k for vital charity

You could hear a pin drop at a Ribble Valley primary school recently when all of its pupils took part in a sponsored silence in aid of the Motor Neurone Disease Association.

Language teacher Kirsty Burrows, pictured with her baby daughter Emily, has been nominated for a prestigious award.

Language teacher nominated for top award

A language teacher could be saying "Hola" to a top award.

Chloe Fitzpatrick (centre) with her sisters Lucy (left) and Sophie at the launch of the campaign to promote more awareness of life threatening food allergies.

Student Chloe is face of campaign to raise awareness of life threatening allergies

A student from Burnley College has become one of the faces of a new campaign to teach children what life is like for someone with a potentially life-threatening food allergy.

The Magnificent Seven are ready for the off on their mercy mission trip to Kenya

Magnificent Seven jet out on mercy mission to teach destitute children

A team of seven teachers from Burnley, Padiham and Pendle will head off to one of the world's poorest countries tomorrow to help make a difference to poverty hit children.

Some of the pupils dressed in red, white and blue.

Pupils enjoy regal picnic to celebrate royal wedding

Staff and pupils at a Clitheroe school went to town to celebrate the royal wedding.

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