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A Clitheroe primary school has won a five star rating.

Primary school gains five star rating

A Clitheroe primary school has gained a five star certificate of excellence on the Good School Guide website.

Award winner Tom Rigby with his parents John and Tracy taken in Brussels after award ceremony. (s)

It’s a high speed career for Tom after win

A 22-year-old former Clitheroe Royal Grammar School student has won first prize in a prestigious European renewable energy competition.

Rachel Pinder with Anthony Muldowney, Chef Lecturer at Accrington and Rossendale College.

College’s cookery student takes full control of the kitchen

Professional cookery students from Accrington and Rossendale College’s Hospitality and Catering Department will get the chance to put their culinary skills to the test, hosting their very own “Brought to You By” evening.

Castle treasure hunt winner Olivia Richardson with sister Jessica and Jessica's sister Emily. (s)

‘Pirate treasure’ was a bag of goodies

A recent treasure hunt at Clitheroe Castle Museum was won by an eight-year–old visitor.

Dancers from the Miracles of Mercy production at Stonyhurst. (s)

Miracles of mercy

Stonyhurst St Mary’s Hall pupils reflected on this Jubilee Year of Mercy through the means of expressive dance.

Blackburn College graduate Mehreen Quraishi. (s)

Blackburn over London for Mehreen

A former Clitheroe Royal Grammar School pupil swapped her place at the London School of Economics to study at Blackburn College – and was delighted to achieve a First Class Honours degree.

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Ramblers from Bolton-by-Bowland CE Primary School taking part in the Countryfile Ramble for BBC Children in Need. (s)

Ramblers raise money for Children in Need

Children, toddlers, parents and staff from Bolton-by-Bowland CE Primary School took part in a sponsored walk around the village recently.

Sergeant Major Georgia Gunn from lancashire Army Cadet Force after taking part in a sky dive at the Black Knights Parachute Centre in Cockerham

County Cadet force offers military disciplines with adventure and fun

It’s a voluntary youth organisation promoting fun, friendship, adventure and action.

Burnley General Hospital. (s)

Burnley General Hospital to train future medics

The future of Burnley General Hospital looks a lot more healthy with the news it will become a centre for the training of young medics.

Clown sightings reported at Ribblesdale High School. (s)

Clown craze hits Clitheroe school

Reports from parents of pupils at Ribblesdale High School on the social media site Facebook have suggested that the notorious clown craze which has swept across many areas of the UK this week may now have hit Clitheroe.
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Students, staff and parents from Oakhill School, Whalley, on their Welsh mountain bike trip

Bikers in the saddle for trip to Welsh mountains

Keen cyclists from Whalley’s Oakhill School headed for Llandegla Forest in North Wales for a biking adventure.

Lancaster Royal Grammar School

Call to block new grammar schools

LANCASHIRE County Councillors will be asked later this week to block any moves to open new grammar schools in the county.

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The ensemble Travelling byTuba. (s)

Travelling by Tuba

Children at Salesbury CE Primary School were “blown away” by a day spent with the Travelling by Tuba musical ensemble.

The Rotary Clubs of Clitheroe and Ribblesdale together with the pupils of Ribblesdale High School plant Ruby giant crocus corms in open green spaces in Clitheroe to raise awareness of Rotary Internationals campaign to fight polio. (s)

Town is turned purple for polio

Clitheroe is being turned Purple4Polio by the Rotary Clubs of Clitheroe and Ribblesdale together with the pupils of Ribblesdale High School.

Eleesha with from left to right) her mum Nicola Hartley, Peter and Shelagh Bagshaw and Mrs Cooper-Westhead.

Award will help to kick-start promising student's sporting career

A sporting star of the future has earned herself an award that will help get her career off the starting blocks.

Students and staff at Burnley College unveil their selection of cakes at the Macmillan coffee morning event.

Cakes made with love raised hundreds of pounds for charity

A charity is £453 better off thanks to caring students from Burnley College.

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Pupils start new school with an adventure!

Year 7 pupils who joined Ribblesdale High School Technology College, Clitheroe, swapped the classroom for an outdoor adventure.
Oakhill School students at the unveiling of their Great War exhibition at Whalley Library

Poignant exhibition honours teen soldier

A teenage soldier who lost his life in the Great War has been honoured by students from his birthplace.

2016 winners Tarleton County Primary School

Calling all Lancashire school choirs!

We have teamed up with BIBAs double award winners, True Bearing, to bring you a fantastic competition.

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