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Four new grants will help pupils reach potential

Four pupils from a Ribble Valley secondary school have been awarded grants from a charitable foundation which aims to help bright students to achieve their potential.

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Children from Bolton by Bowland CE Primary School, who wore spotty clothes to support Children in Need. (s)

Children showed their spots for Children in Need

The children from Bolton by Bowland CE Primary School dressed up in spotty clothing for Children in Need recently and raised a magnificent total of £128.

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Hundreds of teacher jobs at risk according to unions

Hundreds of teacher jobs at risk according to unions

Hundreds of teachers across Burnley could lose their jobs as schools face up to the increasingly difficult challenge of balancing their books amid drastic funding cuts.

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Rev. Andrew Froud with pupils from St Michael and St John's Primary School choir, as they sing at the annual Crib Dedication ceremony at Clitheroe Castle gates.

Primary pupils sing at crib dedication service

Clitheroe Town Council’s annual crib dedication service took place at the Castle Gates this week.

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Ribblesdale High School skiers who are (boys team) Will Austin, Ciaran Bradwell, Joel Whitfield and Daniel Wilson and the (girls team) Eleanor Jessop, Rebecca Heselton, Georgia Singh and Ellie Culshaw. (s)

Skiers' success was all downhill

Talented skiers from Clitheroe's Ribblesdale High School have brought sporting glory to the Ribble Valley.

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Pictured at the annual prize giving at Oakhill School in Whalley are (from left to right) Deputy Mayor of the Ribble Valley Coun. Richard Bennett, Principal Mrs Carmel Crouch, Head Boy Alfie Marriott, Head Girl Harriet Ashworth and Mr Bill Honeywell.

Star pupils praised for hard work, effort and achievement

There was a night of celebration and praise at Whalley's Oakhill School.

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David and Lisa Talbot are appealing to dog walkers to clean up after their pets

Lancashire farmer’s clear-up call to dog owners after loss of calves

A LANCASHIRE farmer is urging dog owners to clear up after their animals after 16 of his cows aborted after eating contaminated grass.

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Ribblesdale High School, Clitheroe.

Valley schools could lose 30 teaching posts

The National Union of Teachers and the Association of Teachers and Lecturers have issued the stark  warning that England’s schools are now experiencing the largest cuts in funding in more than a generation.

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Tributes to Mrs Jean Murray

Tributes paid to ex-head of Riversmead

A well-respected and much-loved former Ribble Valley headteacher who inspired the careers of many of her pupils has died aged 87.

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Pupils form Bolton-by-Bowland Primary School with Mr Nightingale of the Clitheroe Clarion Cycling Club. (s)

Manchester sporting visit inspired pupils

Year 6 pupils from Grindleton and Bolton by Bowland CE Primary Schools recently received a donation to enable them to visit the Velodrome and BMX centre in Manchester.

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Chef Lisa Goodwin Allen (front row centre) with catering staff  who are (back row,left to right) Lou Fulwell, Kim Sherlicker, Kelly Baron, toni Warburton and Joanne Jackson and (front row)
Amanda McCreadie and Sandra Garner.

Top chef educatering in school's new dining hall

How many school dining areas can boast a Michelin Star chef? Ribblesdale High School in Clitheroe can.

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Dr Sheena Byrom. (s)

Honorary PhD for Dr Sheena's life's work

A decorated Whalley midwife picked up the latest in a long line of accolades when she was awarded an honorary PhD from Bournemouth University.

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St James' CE Primary School Year Five pupils working with The Young Uns.

Folk band helps primary school pupils record a song

Pupils at a Clitheroe primary school penned and recorded a song as part of a local history project.

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Rachel Pinder in the kitchen.

Clitheroe cookery student Rachel creates her own ‘Knives and Fawkes’ evening

A Clitheroe A Level 3 professional cookery student from Accrington and Rossendale College got the chance to put her culinary skills to the test when she hosted her very own Brought to You By menu in the college’s state-of-the-art Roots Restaurant.

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Bolton-by-Bowland CE Primary School has been rated "good" by Ofsted inspectors.

Ofsted’s praise for village primary school

A Ribble Valley village primary school continues to be “good” according to Ofsted inspectors.

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From Budapest to Burnley for young wrestler David

A talented young wrestler who has made a momentous journey from Budapest to Burnley is getting to grips with life in his new home.

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Lancashire County Council have placed traffic warning signs outside Sabden Primary School.

‘Small village school with big school aspirations’ says Ofsted

A Sabden school is celebrating after getting a huge thumbs up from Ofsted.

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Local dignitaries and guest of honour, with Gareth Bowden (centre), along with some of our prize winners at St Augustine's RC High School's awards evening.

Pupils reflect on results and successes

There was a special feel to the awards evening held at St Augustine’s RC High School as former pupils celebrated their time at the school while reflecting on wider successes over the past years.

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Jacob Lutwyche who has been chosen to play hockey for Team GB

Talented young ice hockey player chosen for Team GB

A student from Whalley has been selected to represent Great Britain in the under 16s elite ice hockey team in December.

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Schools in the Ribble Valley have been warned to be vigilant to prevent an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug.

Schools appealed to be vigilant as winter vomiting bug season arrives

Schools across the Ribble Valley have been warned to be vigilant to prevent an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug norovirus.

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