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

Preston city centre free Christmas parking hours confirmed for 2023

Penny Street car park Free parking in Preston city centre in the run up to Christmas has been confirmed. For the city’s Christmas Lights Switch On at the Flag Market on Saturday 18 November […]

3 weeks ago
First phase of mapping the heartbeat of Preston complete

YourMap launch presentation The first phase of the YourMap project is complete. YourMap is collating key community assets in an interactive map of Preston for the people of the city to contribute to […]

3 weeks ago
Children of staff at Preston schools could get places priority under new proposals

County Hall in Preston, home of Lancashire County Council The children of staff working at local authority schools in Lancashire could get priority for admission over some others, under plans being considered by Lancashire County Council. County Hall is […]

3 weeks ago
New service to help struggling Preston jobseekers aged 25 and over ‘Move Forward’

From left, Adrian Leather, Alison Davies and Peter Griffiths (Programme Manager, Preston City Council) outside Preston Markets A service that aims to support 88 residents in Preston who have complex employment issues into work has launched. The project, called Move Forward, is set to run until March […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Channel 5 show filmed at Royal Preston Hospital Cause of Death returns

Channel 5 show Cause of Death, which is filmed at Royal Preston Hospital, will return to our screens this week. This will be the second series of the documentary show […]

3 weeks ago
Preston public invited to free health MOT checks

Stethoscope and mobile phone Pic: StockSnap Free health MOT checks will once again be available at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in early November. Members of the public can call into the Preston Campus where […]

3 weeks ago
Community Gateway Association’s pop-up school uniform points help more than 200 Preston children

Smart Uniform in Preston making a donation to Community Gateway's efforts The pop-up uniform donation points proved essential in the run up to the new school year starting - handing out more than 800 items of free school uniform clothing and equipment.

4 weeks ago
University of Central Lancashire in top third in England for social mobility

Students in the rooftop garden on top of the Student Centre in Preston Pic: UCLan The latest Social Mobility Index has seen UCLan score in the top third for universities in England for its work to widen participation in higher education.

4 weeks ago
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