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Lancaster University festival hopes to be real page turner

This July sees the first Lancaster Words festival, a three-day exploration of all things literary though a vibrant mix of readings, interviews, lectures, discussions, workshops, art exhibition, book-making and even film-making. 

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Dolphinholme Primary School

SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT: Dolphinholme CE Primary School

Is there a more beautifully situated school anywhere in Lancashire?

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Lancaster University

Lancaster University’s fridge initiative aims to help tackle poverty

An initiative aimed at helping those struggling to afford enough food for their families has been launched at Lancaster University.

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Jon Moore and Sue Parish at the Robert Gillow

Music degree boost for college

Lancaster & Morecambe College is to offer its first full degree programme in partnership with the University of Central Lancashire.

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A teacher training event is being held at the University of Cumbria.

Aspiring teachers urged to visit Lancaster recruitment event

Aspiring teachers with the passion and potential to teach are being encouraged to attend a Train to Teach roadshow when it visits the University of Cumbria’s Lancaster campus later this week.

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Helen Bingley CEO and Nicola Lowe Co Chair were honoured to share tea at Buckingham Palace with the Queen.

Charity for poor wins royal honour

A Lancaster charity has 
received the royal seal 
of approval.

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Yealand Primary School

SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT: Yealand CE Primary School

Yealand Church of England Primary School is a small rural primary school with its heart firmly rooted in the local community.

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Staff and pupils at Bleasdale school in Silverdale celebrate its outstanding Ofsted report.

Outstanding Ofsted report for Silverdale school

A special school in Silverdale is celebrating an outstanding Ofsted report.

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Students at the volunteer awards. From left:  Ysabel McGrath, Anya Trevor-Rands, Sam Murphy, Chloe Elkins, Lisa Rowlinson, Wes Johnson, and Demi Pollard.

Students get pat on back

Students at Lancaster & Morecambe College have completed an impressive 3750 hours volunteering in the local community and college between them this year.

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Bekki Smyth, of Carnforth, who won a sliver medal at her first Chelsea Flower Show

Mum's medal winning debut

A floristry student struck silver at her first Chelsea Flower Show after quitting her job to return to education.

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West End Primary School is one of the first schools in the area to get 'Beach School' accreditation.  Pictured are Edith Holmes, 9 and Addison Kent, 8.

Morecambe pupils celebrate ‘beach school’ status

A Morecambe school has celebrated getting ‘beach school’ status with a day at the beach.

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Bolton-le-Sands Primary School.

SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT: Bolton-le-Sands Primary School

Bolton-le-Sands is a happy and successful Church of England Primary School.

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Lauren Gora, Lancaster City Council Waste and Recycling Officer, helps pupils clear rubbish from  school land.

Lancaster school pupils call time on flytippers

Children from a Lancaster school have launched a campaign calling on flytippers to stop dumping rubbish in the grounds.

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Thurnham Glasson CE Primary School at Glasson Dock near Lancaster.

SCHOOLS SPOTLIGHT: Thurnham Glasson Christ Church CE Primary School

Thurnham Glasson Christ Church CE Primary School is a happy, vibrant, creative and inclusive school that backs onto the beautiful Glasson Dock Marina.

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Dr Nathan Case and Rebecca Fielding, managing director of Gradconsult.

Sky’s the limit as Lancaster University researcher wins grant for northern lights study

A Lancaster University researcher is celebrating after receiving a grant, which is aimed at helping research into one of the great wonders of nature.

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How much would your give your kids to get good grades?

Exam-taking youngsters pledged £205 average in gifts for good grades

Parents are preparing to dig deep into their pockets as exam season gets under way, with an average of £205 in gifts up for grabs if their child achieves good grades.

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Lancaster University Student Union held a hustings at Lancaster Town Hall. PHOTO: Lancaster University Students Union

Lancaster and Fleetwood election hopefuls face city’s students

The four people hoping to become the next MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood were grilled by students from Lancaster University.

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David Baddiel.

Tickets on sale for comedian David Baddiel in Lancaster

Following a sold out run at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory and two critically-acclaimed West End runs, David Baddiel takes his Olivier-nominated one-man show to theatres nationwide.

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Ripley St Thomas pupil Luke Wilkinson has been awarded at place at Sir James Dyson's new undergraduate Institute of Engineering and Technology.

Luke’s dream chance to train with inventor

A Lancaster schoolboy has landed a place on a new undergraduates scheme set up by inventor James Dyson.

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Pupils Melissa and Matthew celebrating the Outstanding rating at Underley Garden School.

Underley school celebrates Outstanding Ofsted rating

A school in Kirkby Lonsdale has received an Outstanding grading in an Ofsted inspection.

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