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Latest news about schools and educational establishments in Preston and South Ribble

91.47 per cent of pupils to attend first choice primary school across Preston and Lancashire

Lancashire County Council Hall The majority of primary school starters in Preston and Lancashire will be going to one of their preferred schools in September thanks to careful management and planning of school places. […]

3 days ago
Ingol primary school receive breakfast packs from charity group

A charitable organisation comprised of members of the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church, has donated educational packs to primary school students in Preston to drive home the importance of a nutritious […]

4 days ago
Lancashire Science Festival returns for a one-day spectacular at UCLan

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is bringing back its award-winning Lancashire Science Festival. The science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) extravaganza is returning as a free one-day event on […]

1 week ago
It’s a Sin actor talks to UCLan counselling and sexual health students

Counselling and sexual health students from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have been exploring the power of emotions with It’s a Sin actor Omari Douglas. The actor, who plays […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement National funding for UCLan-led stroke research project

The UK’s largest nurse-led stroke research team has been awarded prestigious funding to investigate end-of-life care for stroke patients. The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) Dr Clare Thetford and Professor […]

2 weeks ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates reach new low as Chorley sees a rise and pupils will still need face masks during secondary school return

Preston's coronavirus vaccination centre in Tithebarn Street Pic: Blog Preston Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has dropped away considerably and is now well below 100 cases per 100,000 people. Latest cases for Tuesday (6 April) show the city recorded six new […]

2 weeks ago
Former Preston solicitor who lost job in the pandemic re-trains as primary school teacher

A former solicitor who lost her job due a pandemic related redundancy is training as a primary school teacher. Christina Grainger, 41 from Preston is part of the 2020/21 Transition to […]

2 weeks ago
Former fitness instructor from Lostock Hall encourages people to utilise UCLan free return to study programme

A former fitness instructor turned nutrition lecturer is using her experiences to help others realise it’s never too late to study and change career. April Melia will soon have Dr […]

2 weeks ago
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