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Burnley students bag pack in honour of their brave pal Ethan

Classmates gave up their Sunday to help raise funds for a charity set up in memory of one of their friends.

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Susan Ashworth is awaiting her fate.

Case against bursar who stole £140,000 from school is adjourned

A former bursar who stole more than £140,000 from a primary school is still awaiting her fate after a delay in legal proceedings over the sums of money involved in the case.

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Ready to set off: Barty Bear with playgroup members, Mothers Union supporters, families, and walk organisers from the church walking group.

Colne toddlers raise £600 with three-mile sponsored walk

A Colne-based toddlers' group enjoyed a lovely trip to Barley as they did a three-mile sponsored walk along the Pendle Sculpture Trail to raise funds for the playgroup.
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The successful Marsden Heights team

Formula One powers into Burnley for young engineers event

The engineers of tomorrow competed in a day of 'Enjoy-neering' hosted by Themis at Burnley College.

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Pendle Schools' Festival gets the green light after fundraising push

Pendle Schools' Festival gets the green light after fundraising push

Despite losing its council funding five years ago, a local festival involving a host of schools from across Pendle has secured the go-ahead for this year's edition after a successful fundraising push.
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Marsden Heights pupils Fiza Ahmed, Alisha Rizwan, Rahaab Ashraf, Tabassum Idrees, Izza Shaukat, Hifsa Farooq, Ryley Loveridge and Daine Procter, with Mrs Blackey, Miss Littlewood, and Pendleside fundraiser, Leah Hutchinson.

Nelson students gave up their time to raise money for a cause close to their hearts

A group of schoolchildren sacrificed their lunch-times and breaks to help raise money for Pendleside Hospice.

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SafeSpace representatives Rebecca Monk, Claire Bennett and Joanne Sutton (from left) with students Ola Kowalewska, Callum Griffiths, Leigh Mason, Abby-Leigh Stevenson

Charity that supports families and young people in need helped by students

Students from a Burnley school have been working with a charity that helps their peers.

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You could be a Lancashire Lifesaver

About 60,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest outside hospital each year in the UK and only one in 10 will survive. Reporter Fiona Finch joined a new county course which aims to help save more lives. .

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Around 98% of children in Lancashire have got a place at one of their top three primary school choices.

Primary school places: Around 98 per cent allocated a place at one of their top three choices

Almost 100% of parents in Lancashire have been offered a place for their child at one of their preferred primary schools this September.

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New illustrated book delves into Lancashire's fascinating heritage

New illustrated book delves into Lancashire's fascinating heritage

A brand new book illustrating Lancashire's rich heritage and fascinating history through the medium of beautiful pictures and quirky accompanying tales is set for release next month.
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The Burnley College campus Employer Expo.

Burnley College Expo: East Lancs students embrace Apprenticeship Week 2018

Pupils across East Lancashire have been inspired to consider the wealth of opportunities available to them to start their dream career as a Themis Apprentice during Apprenticeship Week 2018.

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When do parents in Lancashire find out about primary school places and can I appeal?

Parents in Lancashire will soon be finding out whether their child has been given a place at one of their preferred choices of primary school.
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Burnley College is launching a course to teach people how to fly drones.

High flyers set to learn new skills on drone course

Burnley College is launching a course to help drone fans of all ages learn essential skills and pick up top tips on how to make the most of their high-tech gadget.

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Pendle Primary Academy representatives receiving their award.

Nelson school 'honoured' after scooping national award

A Nelson school has claimed the prestigious Primary School of the Year Award at the 2018 Shine a Light Awards for its continued commitment to developing its pupils’ communication skills.

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There were 346 exclusions across primary, secondary and special schools in 2016/17

Increase in permanent pupil expulsions

The number of permanent exclusions from Lancashire’s schools increased last year, according to new figures.

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Standing ovation for Freda after four decades at same Burnley primary school

Colleagues, pupils, parents and friends gave a standing ovation to a long serving member of staff who has retired after an incredible 42 years at a Burnley primary school
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Some of the Pendle Artists at the  launch of their 50th anniversary exhibition.

Artists who met as students celebrate 50 years of brush strokes

A group of artists, who first got together 50 years ago, are celebrating the special anniversary with a major exhibition of their work.

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The Class of '78 at their 1993 reunion.

Walton High School Class of ‘78 set for special 40-year reunion

Former class of ‘78 students of Walton High School (now Pendle Vale College) on Oxford Road in Nelson are gearing up to host their 40th anniversary class reunion.

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VIDEO: Hundreds gather for Burnley World Record bid

More than 1,000 record-breaking hopefuls gathered at Burnley College for a World Record press-up attempt.
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Mrs. Swire and Class Pendle.

Nelson primary school celebrate World Book Day in style

A Nelson primary school has celebrated World Book Day in style, with children and staff alike dressing up for the very special occasion.

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