Community meeting to be held in Morecambe to discuss child poverty issues

A community meeting is being held to discuss child poverty in Morecambe following an investigation this week.

Heysham High.

Two schools in Lancaster district on Ofsted list of shame

Standards in Lancashire’s schools – including two in the Lancaster district – are falling, according to the schools watchdog Ofsted.

Annette Smith of the Morecambe Bay Foodbank.

Children in Morecambe ‘suffering from rickets due to poverty’

The extent of child poverty across the district has led to many youngsters now suffering from rickets, an investigation has found.

Leading economists have called for an end to fossil fuel investment

Lancaster Uni profs get on board with fossil fuel plea

Prominent professors from Lancaster University have joined experts from around the world in calling for an end to investments in fossil fuels.

Parents, who have set up the petition, (Ruth Woodhouse centre), outside St Peter's Cof E Primary School in Heysham.

Parents demand action at Heysham school junction

Scared parents who fear for their children’s lives on a school run are demanding action.

Christmas calf show at Myerscough College

Christmas calf show is moo-velous says College

A Christmas calf show organised by agriculture students from Myerscough College has helped boost funds for charity.

Young people are taking out substantial loans to pay for courses without much effective help and advice

Spending watchdog raises 'mis-selling' concern over university degree courses

Graduates in England are saddling themselves with £50,000 of debt while potentially being "mis-sold" degree courses by universities, the Government's spending watchdog has said.

L-R Anya Darnton, Morecambe Road School, Mark Lees, plant manager Heysham 1 power station, Katie Steckles, Tess Cooper, Morecambe Community High School, Matthew Tosh, and Will Fitchett, Morecambe Community High School. Photo by Geoff Harris.

School pupils enjoy Lancaster science event

Flames, flares and mathematical shapes entertained pupils as part of a live science event organised by Heysham power stations.


PICTURES: Lancaster and Morecambe Education Awards

Here are all the pictures we took at the Lancaster and Morecambe Newspaper Education Awards last night (Wednesday November 29).

Our Education Awards.

Lancaster and Morecambe Newspaper Education Award winners revealed

We can reveal the full list of winners and nominees at the Lancaster and Morecambe Newspaper Education Awards.
Cyber-bullying is a growing problem

New poll says pupils are still afraid they might be bullied

It is as old as school itself but, despite major reforms and developments in education, one topic, bullying, still appears to be an issue.

Great Wood School pupils celebrate getting a 'good' rating after an Ofsted short inspection.

Morecambe school rated ‘good’ by Ofsted

Great Wood Primary School is celebrating after being rated ‘good’ by education watchdogs Ofsted.

Caton St Paul's CofE Primary

SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT: Caton St Paul’s Primary School

At Caton St Paul’s Primary School they are ’One family, belonging, believing and learning together…

Morecambe Road School following the flooding on Wednesday night.

Morecambe Road School “a little island” surrounded by floodwater

Morecambe Road School was left surrounded by water when the floodwaters hit on Wednesday night.

Photo by @mathewgillings on Twitter of flooding in Lancaster. Photo credit: @mathewgillings/PA Wire

Highest ever 24-hour rainfall in 50 years at Lancaster University weather station

Environmental Scientists at Lancaster University’s Hazelrigg weather monitoring station have recorded record breaking 24-hour rainfall levels.


Flood hit schools and nurseries close across Lancashire

Following last night's torrential rain and flooding a number of schools across Lancashire have announced that they will be closed today.
Consultation continues on opening hours for Lancashire libraries

Have your say on library opening hours in Lancashire

Members of the public have just days left  to share their views about  proposed changes to opening hours at local libraries.
The staff who took part in the Sparkle Day for charity.

Lancaster and Morecambe students sparkle for good cause

Lancaster & Morecambe College (LMC) held their annual Sparkle Day to help raise money for Breast Cancer Care.

Lancaster Girl's Grammar School

Lancaster girls’ school stands by single sex education

A headteacher of a girls’ grammar school has spoken out over a controversial decision to mix girl and boy pupils.

Morecambe head Matt Auger.

Morecambe Community High School head to resign

Morecambe Community High School head Matt Auger has announced he is to resign on medical advice.

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