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Sudanese former refugee achieves first-class engineering degree at UCLan

A former refugee who arrived in the UK not knowing much English has found academic success at UCLan. Sami Hary was only 18 when he fled Sudan to escape the […]

6 months ago
Penwortham Girls’ High School wins UNICEF children’s rights award

Penwortham Girls' High School Pic: Google A Penwortham school has won a children’s rights award following an official UNICEF assessment. Penwortham Girls’ High School received the Rights Respecting Schools Silver Award, marking progress towards embedding children’s […]

6 months ago
Penwortham schoolchildren receive 100 seedling Christmas trees

Kingsfold Primary School was closed on Friday morning Pic: Google National Grid has donated 12 mature trees and over 100 seedling Christmas trees to a Penwortham school to mark the end of powerline works in the area. Kingsfold Primary School […]

6 months ago
UCLan music students to hold free Christmas show at The Ferret

A new partnership between UCLan and local venue The Ferret has seen music students run free monthly shows in the city. Since the beginning of term, students on UCLan’s BA (Hons) […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Mental health patients join UCLan students for ‘Being Human’ art exhibition

Mental health inpatients and UCLan students have teamed up for an art exhibition running next week. Art session participants at Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust’s Guild Lodge in Preston […]

7 months ago
Rail firms unite to honour forgotten Preston women’s football team

Dick, Kerr women's football team Pic: Forbes Two rail firms have joined up to honour one of England’s earliest known women’s football teams. Avanti West Coast has teamed up with Community Rail Lancashire (CRL) to share the […]

7 months ago
Walton-le-Dale nursing student to compete in World’s Strongest Woman competition

A UCLan nursing student will this week compete in the World’s Strongest Woman competition in Florida. Rebecca Crumpsty, 38, is heading to The Official Strongman Games in Daytona Beach to […]

8 months ago
Bamber Bridge pupils enjoy activities day for ‘Outstandingly Happy School’ bid

Bamber Bridge pupils enjoyed activities at South Ribble Tennis Centre today to earn a special honour. On Tuesday 9 November, children from Cuerden Church School were treated to a day […]

8 months ago
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