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Golden hearted Imogen donates hair to charity

Little angel Imogen McBride has chopped off her golden locks to help cancer sufferers.

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Pre-schoolers visiting Clitheroe Market.

Market fruit tickles youngsters taste buds

A group of 14 children from Bowland Montessori Pre-school visited Burney’s fruit and vegetable stall on Clitheroe Market as part of a topic on “sweet and sour taste”.

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Headteacher of Chatburn Primary School with school crossing patrol officer Graeme Holt and some of the pupils.

Headteacher vows to put brakes on speeders

A call has been made to curb “selfish, dangerous drivers” by a school’s headteacher after a series of serious incidents.

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Youngsters celebrate different cultures and religions

Schoolchildren enjoy a variety of activities for Interfaith Harmony Week

Youngsters at Thorneyholme RC Primary School, Dunsop Bridge, celebrated Interfaith Harmony Week - a celebration of global religions that seeks to bring together and educate people of different faiths.

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Pupils from St Michael and St John's RC Primary School showing off their gold award. (s)

Sporty primary school scoops gold award

A primary school in Clitheroe has been rewarded for the quality of its sports provision.

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Nigel Evans with school council members on his recent visit to Chatburn CE Primary School. (s)

MP gets a grilling from school pupils

Pupils and staff at Chatburn CE Primary School had a visit from Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans, at the invitation of our School Council.

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School opens its doors to former pupils, staff and associates

Former pupils of Ribblesdale High invited to school get-together

Did you attend Ribblesdale High School in Clitheroe?

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The Ribble Runners gear up to get in some running practise for a 6.5k run

Pupils stepping out to meet new challenges

2017 is all about new challenges for pupils at Clitheroe's Ribblesdale High School.

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Jon Platt, who successfully challenged a conviction for taking his daughter on an unauthorised holiday during school term time

Supreme Court reserve judgement in term-time holiday legal battle

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment on a landmark legal battle between education chiefs and a father who took his daughter on holiday in term-time without her headteacher's permission.

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Students and staff from St Christopher's High School in Accrington are preparing for a charity mission to help orphans in India in October.

Mercy mission trip to India for caring students

The countdown has begun for a mercy mission trip to one of India's largest orphanages by a group of schoolchildren.
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Reception class children from Whalley's Oakhill School prepare to celebrate Chinese New Year at Yu and You.

Tots celebrate Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year was celebrated in traditional style by reception class children from Whalley’s Oakhill School.

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Ribblesdale High School students enjoy their visit to Turf Moor.

Behind the scenes at the Turf for football crazy students

Students became the envy of many diehard fans when they got the chance to see behind the scenes at Burnley Football Club.

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The team from 2015 who worked with the same community in Uganda that Paul and his students will be with next month.

Teacher flies much needed resources to Ugandan slums

A PE teacher from Clitheroe is flying out to Uganda next month to provide much needed resources, education and even pre-loved bras to those living in the slums.

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Leo Tierney with a cake he made for the bake sale as part of the charity events at Clitheroe's Ribblesdale High School.

Clitheroe students are true charity champs

Caring youngsters at a Clitheroe high school have used their talents to raise over £500 for good causes.

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Ribblesdale High School fashion students. (s)

Showcase of fashion by talented designers

The exotic setting of the Caribbean was the theme for a fashion show at a Clitheroe high school to showcase the talents of budding Stella McCartneys and Vivienne Westwoods.

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Members of the intermediate and senior public speaking teams with the president of the Rotary Club of Clitheroe Mary Robinson.

Pupils through to Youth Speaks Competition district final

Teenagers from a Valley school will represent the Rotary Club of Clitheroe at district-wide public speaking event

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Bowland High School pupils with headteacher John Tarbox.

Double celebration for Bowland

A pre-Christmas inspection and an update on progress in a national schools table has brought cause for a double celebration for Bowland High School. The school was judged to be outstanding by Ofsted inspectors in all four focus areas as well as for overall effectiveness.

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Paul Holden, the new executive headteacher of Bolton-by-Bowland and Grindleton Primary Schools.

New head-teacher for two village schools

The new executive head-teacher of two Ribble Valley primary schools says that he is hoping to engage with the local community as much as possible through his new role.
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A Year Seven class enjoying a lesson in the newly refurbished science laboratory.

Ribble Valley school back to normal after flooding damage

Following a serious flood in September 2016, life is now back to normal for pupils at St Augustine’s RC High School in Billington.

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Underage drinking programme heads to Lancashire

Underage drinking programme heads to Lancashire

A programme highlighting the dangers of underage drinking is being presented to 135,000 students across Lancashire as part of an education and awareness initiative called 'Smashed'.
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