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Lancaster college up for sale

A Lancaster college for disabled young people has been put up for sale.

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Plenty to offer at Lancaster University community day

Plenty to offer at Lancaster University community day

Lancaster University Community Day is fast approaching and organisers are busy putting the final touches to an extensive programme of events.

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Parents and teachers are rallying against school budget cuts

Parents and teachers get set to march in Lancaster

Thousands of people are expected to march in Lancaster next month to protest against school budget cuts.

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Most primary school pupils get their school of choice

Nearly 98 per cent of primary school starters are getting a place at one of their preferred schools this September.

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Kiya Ramsey, Millie Wilson, Amber Harvey, Kyle Ramsey, Callum Raven and Jake Swallow with some of the Easter eggs they collected at Poulton Park, Morecambe. 


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Egg hunt celebrates Morecambe project success

An Easter egg hunt for children organised by two groups clubbing together to tackle anti-social behaviour took place in Morecambe.

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Ian Entwistle's bike will be used to educate other bikers about riding safely.

Bikers will be on the right track this Easter

A new motorcycle safety initiative ‘Are you on the right track?’ is being launched this Easter to encourage bikers to ride safely on Lancashire’s roads.

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David Wood.

Lancaster & Morecambe College boss bids fond farewell

Lancaster & Morecambe College principal David Wood bid farewell to friends and colleagues on Friday after 14 years’ service.

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Last years day of action when parents took their children out of school.

Lancaster and Morecambe parents react to SATs proposals

“We still need to keep fighting, there is a long way to go yet.”

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Wennington Hall School

Inadequate rating for Lancaster boys’ school

A residential boys’ school in the Lune Valley has gone from ‘outstanding’ to ‘inadequate’ within six months.

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Photo Neil Cross Nicola Hall, head of Central Lancaster High School

BREAKING: Lancaster sixth form set to close in 2018

Central Lancaster High School plans to close its sixth form next year because of low pupil numbers and reduced funding.

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The schoolchildren taking part in the the Lancaster and District Schools Singing Festival 2017. Picture by Florence Acland Photography.

Lancaster and Morecambe schoolchildren team up to sing their hearts out

More than 1100 school children performed four concerts at the Ashton Hall in Lancaster Town Hall.

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Speakers at the meeting at Lancaster Town Hall.

Headteachers call for action over school funding crisis

Class sizes will increase, teachers and support staff will be slashed and children will suffer from cuts to education budgets, a public meeting in Lancaster heard this week.

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Annette Suddes, Eco-Innovation Project Manager, University of Cumbria.

Uni’s £2.3m eco funding to boost business efficiency

The University of Cumbria has successfully bid for £2.3million to help small and medium sized businesses in the region benefit from expertise which could help make them more efficient.

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Fellow pupils of leukaemia sufferer Joe Shaw, from Morecambe Community High School, show their support and raise money by wearing their jeans during Jeans For Joe Day. Pictured with head Matthew Auger holding the poster

Schoolkids don their jeans for Joe

Pupils at two schools were allowed to wear jeans to school on Monday – to raise money for a 14-year-old student fighting leukaemia.

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Sam Ud-din

Lancaster and Morecambe headteachers call ‘crisis’ meeting

A public meeting in Lancaster this month will address the “crisis” in the district’s school funding.

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Protesters fighting the closure of Silverdale library

Increase in council tax
saves village library

Silverdale Library is set to 
re-open in “two to three months” after it was saved from permanent closure.

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Neil's widow Kim with their children Max and Daisy watch maths and PE teacher Gavin Clark and Trevor Sinclair (right) unveil the plaque at Central Lancaster High School.

Lancaster school renames sports hall in memory of Lancaster City star Neil Marshall

A plaque was unveiled at Central Lancaster High School as the school renamed its sports hall in memory of ex-Lancaster City captain Neil Marshall.

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Celebrate Lancaster’s women on International Women’s Day

Lancaster is full of amazing and influential women – and a new campaign to celebrate them is planned for this year’s International Women’s Day.

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VIDEO: New-born chicks hatch at Lancaster school

Cute new-born chicks have brought lots of eggs-citement to Lancaster pupils.

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Lancaster and Morecambe College has received a share of �20,000 to help students facing financial hardship.

College cash for students

A fund hardship grant worth £20,000 is being donated to support students facing financial hardship at Lancaster and Morecambe College, Furness College and Blackpool and Fylde College.

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