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SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT: Ridge Community Primary School

Ridge Community Primary School is a small school with big personality.

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Ella Scallan, Lauren Parry, Charlotte Hudson, Caitlin Johnstone, Emma Cutting and Abi Plowman from LGGS celebrate their A-level results.

A-level students celebrate their results across the Lancaster and Morecambe district

Sixth formers across the district have been collecting their A-level results this morning – and we will bring you them all as we get them.

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Dallam pupils Sara Lycett, Alistair Maskell, Rutendo Madhlambudzi, James Stebbings, Georgia Beaumont, Harry Jackson and Lauren Walton.

A-level results 2017

Students have been finding out their A-level results today, and we are posting them here as soon as we receive them.

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Exam results can be a source of stress for many students

Support offered for young people worried about exam results

Lancashire students who have either received their A-level results or are waiting for their GCSE results are reminded that help, support and guidance is available from 'Talkzone', the county council's advice service.

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Dr Penny Foulds and co-founder of the Bay Dementia Hub Dianne Smith of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust.

Lancaster leads way in defying dementia

Lancaster is leading the way in defying dementia compared to other areas of the UK.

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There has been a sharp rise in the number of counselling sessions for 16-18-year-olds

Exam worries lead to increasing numbers of young people looking for help

Rising numbers of young people are seeking help due to worries about getting their exam results.

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There are plenty of new routes into careers that wereonce the preserve of graduates.

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

According to teen magazine Future-Mag, more than half (54 per cent) of graduates say they’d think again about choosing university as the best way to find a job.

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New undergraduates can find the first year of university a "real surprise"

Three-year degree courses 'too slow and undemanding for many students'

Some students are becoming disillusioned with traditional three-year degree courses, finding the pace too slow and undemanding, a vice-chancellor has suggested.

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George Higginson.

Free solar eclipse glasses in memory of ‘Overton’s little scientist’

A businessman is giving away solar eclipse glasses for free to anyone travelling to America during the eclipse on August 21

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County councillor Geoff Driver

Cabinet considers top team shake-up at county hall

Lancashire County Council’s most senior officers could be ousted as the council’s cabinet prepares to consider three proposals for a restructure of the council’s top management team.

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Ronan Maher with his sister Kirsty and Child Genius quizmaster Richard Osman.

Caton schoolboy stars in Channel 4’s Child Genius

Caton schoolboy Ronan Maher appears on TV this week as one of the young contestants on Channel 4’s Child Genius.

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Two toilets at The Midland hotel in Morecambe are twinned with two latrines in poor countries.

Toilet twinning is clean winner in poverty fight

The Midland Hotel in Morecambe has joined a quirky campaign to raise money to provide proper toilets, clean water and hygiene education in some of the poorest countries on earth.

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Nando's is giving away free chicken to all A-Level students on Thursday.

Nando's giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Restaurant chain, Nando's, is giving away free chicken to A-level students right across the North West this week.
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Susie Charles

Schools will share in £47m cash windfall

Lancashire’s schools are to share in a multi-million pound cash boost.

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Pupils from Christ  Church CE, Lancaster, with Bishop Geoff, who retired at the end of July

Bible challenge was farewell gift to the retiring bishop

Schoolchildren across the Lancaster area have been rewarded for their efforts in the recently retired Bishop of Lancaster’s Bible Challenge.

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The new teaching block at the University of Cumbria.

University gets new £9m teaching block

The major development of a £9m teaching block on the Lancaster campus of the University of Cumbria is just weeks away from opening.

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LANCASTER UNIVERSITY vice-chancellor Prof Mark E Smith

University tops table for satisfaction

When it comes to student happiness, Lancaster is the place to be.

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L & M College Students' Union  won two awards for their outstanding work.

Double NUS award for Students’ Union at L & M College

Lancaster & Morecambe College Students’ Union (LMCSU) has received national recognition of its outstanding work by receiving two NUS Awards.

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Forton Primary School

SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT: Forton Primary School

Forton Primary School is a happy, creative and exciting place for children to learn.

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L  R : Professor Paul Bates, Head of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Lancaster Universit, Rt. Hon. Alan Milburn, Chancellor, Professor Sarah Allinson, Lancaster University, Nigel Lanceley, Chair NWCR and Alastair Richards, CEO, NWCR.
NWCR made a Benefactor at Lancaster University

Cancer research charity honoured by Lancaster University

A charity which has funded £2.5m of university research into cancer has been handed an honour.

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