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Christmas calf show is moo-velous says College

A Christmas calf show organised by agriculture students from Myerscough College has helped boost funds for charity.

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Brookside footballers.

One in the back of the net for Clitheroe primary pupils

Young footballers at a Clitheroe primary school scored a hat-trick during a recent football competition.

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Young people are taking out substantial loans to pay for courses without much effective help and advice

Spending watchdog raises 'mis-selling' concern over university degree courses

Graduates in England are saddling themselves with £50,000 of debt while potentially being "mis-sold" degree courses by universities, the Government's spending watchdog has said.

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The Year Seven boys' and girls' athletics teams.

Young Clitheroe athletes and netball players shine in competitions

Students at Ribblesdale High School showed off their athleticism and netball skills in two recent competitions.

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Winter Wonderland spectacular attracts 4,000 visitors

Burnley College was transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland at the weekend to help the community celebrate the start of the festive season.

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Inspirational teacher Charlotte Collard.

Inspirational Ribble Valley teacher is rewarded for helping to deliver sport to girls in school

An inspirational teacher from Stonyhurst College has been recognised for her outstanding dedication to delivering sport to girls in schools.

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Award winner Stephen Smith with Dale Tomlinson, Head of Community Services at Caritas.

National award win is a ‘dream come true’ for Stephen

An avid campaigner for people with learning disabilities has drawn on personal experience to be named Public Servant of the Year in The Guardian’s Public Service Awards 2017.

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Students (left to right) Martha Smith, Emily Rickard, Mary Proctor, Ellie Perris, Grace Macdonald, Joni Hilton, Joseph Bayley and Thierry Balshaw

Awards night celebrates students' success

A glittering awards evening celebrated the success of ex year 11 students a Clitheroe high school.

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Charlie (second from left) and Michael (second from right) with other award winning apprentices and their tutor Wayne McIntosh (fourth from left)

Engineering apprentice duo are among country's elite

Two engineering apprentices from the Ribble Valley have proved they are among the best in the UK after winning medals at a top competition.

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Key Stage 1 pupils on the new trim trail.

Make-over for Clitheroe primary school playground

A playground at a Clitheroe school has undergone a make-over thanks to both its Friends and Tesco supermarket.
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Pupils handing over the cheques to Vikki Bassek from Pendleside Hospice and Grace Hore, finance manager along with Howard Blackburn from Ribble Valley Crossroads Care.

Young walkers raise almost £5k for worthy causes

Students at Ribblesdale High School in Clitheroe raised thousands by taking part in a sponsored walk.

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Students rise to the challenge of fun packed activity day

Students rise to the challenge of fun packed activity day

A day of challenges and problem solving exercises helped students from Ribblesdale High School in Clitheroe to improve their life skills.
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The Bishop and parishioners on the Sea of Galilee

Bishop sends inspirational message to school live from the Holy Land

The Bishop of Burnley has sent a very special video message to schoolchildren in Burnley from his pilgrimage in the Holy Land.
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Creative Hannah scoops prize for model from World War One

Creative Hannah scoops prize for model from World War One

A model she created of a trench from World War One has won a Clitheroe schoolgirl a prize.
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The singers from Sabden Primary School.

School sings to support launch of children’s mental health service

Children from a Clitheroe school are taking part in a concert to kick start fundraising efforts for a new mental health telephone counselling service.
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Flood hit schools and nurseries close across Lancashire

Following last night's torrential rain and flooding a number of schools across Lancashire have announced that they will be closed today.
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Sophie receiving her award on stage from the BBCs Steph McGovern (left) and a representative from award sponsor Eversheds Sutherland (right).

National accolade for star student Sophie

A former Bowland High School student who overcame adversity to achieve at A Level has won a prestigious national education prize.
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Consultation continues on opening hours for Lancashire libraries

Have your say on library opening hours in Lancashire

Members of the public have just days left  to share their views about  proposed changes to opening hours at local libraries.
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It was odd socks galore at one Clitheroe primary school this week.

Individuality celebrated at Clitheroe school to mark Anti-Bullying Week

Looking at pupils at one Clitheroe primary school this week it would have appeared that their uniforms had been seriously mixed up!

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Young people aged 11 to 16 will be urged to run to safety

Anti-terror attack advice for pupils aged 11 to 16 made available for schools

Potentially life-saving advice showing schoolchildren what to do if they are caught up in a terror attack is being made available to be taught in UK schools for the first time.

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