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Education

Fleetwood schoolboy’s close shave for cancer research

Fleetwood schoolboy Patrick Joyce had something of a close shave when he decided to raise money for charity –literally.

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County Coun Peter Buckley

Keep reading during the summer hols

Children are invited to take on a summer holiday reading challenge.

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Actors from the Trench Brothers project reinact scenes from the war

Remembering the forgotten heroes

Pupils at a Fleetwood school were given an inspiring insight into the incredible story of the Great War and in particular ethnic minority soldiers.

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County Hall

Cabinet decision due on reopening libraries and Fishergate traffic cameras

Lancashire County Council’s cabinet meets today to decide on the timetable for reopening the county’s closed libraries and plans to switch back on bus lane cameras on Fishergate in Preston.

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David Nicklin

‘Thankyou for everything’

The wife of a popular Blackpool teacher today said she has been left ‘overwhelmed’ by glowing tributes from former pupils and colleagues following his untimely death.

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Fulwood Library, Garstang Road

Timetable announced for re-opening Lancashire’s closed libraries

The countdown has begun to the reopening of Lancashire’s closed libraries, including ones in Fulwood, Freckleton, Lostock Hall and Whalley.

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Union launches new blast on primary tests

Union launches new blast on primary tests

Primary schools must not be judged on their SATs tests results alone, headteachers warn.

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David Nicklin

Floral tributes offer to tragic school teacher

Former students of a much-loved teacher have been invited to lay flowers in his memory.

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Fleetwood High School pupils who took part in a geography field trip in Blackpool

Trip was geography in action

Geography students discovered their local area as part of an investigative field trip.

Education
The new Marine Engineering Centre at Fleetwood.

£1.2m campus booster

A new £1.2m engineering facility at Fleetwood Nautical Campus will “revolutionise” maritime training in the port when it opens this week

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Joe Little and Josh Chard at St Aidans

No scrap heap for these pieces

To most people, scrap metal is just that - scrap.

Education
Cardinal Allen Catholic High School pupil Aliyah Rayner who is going to India as part of a Virgin Atlantic scholarship.

India trip beckons for Aliyah

A young volunteer is embarking on the trip of a lifetime to help build a new school in India.

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Some of the students involved in the career carousel at Fleetwood High School

Career event gives Fleetwood students extra options

Students from a high school in Fleetwood got a real insight into their career options thanks to an event staged on the site.

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Students prepare for their trek

Trek would make The Duke proud

Students from St Aidan’s CE High School in Preesall have certainly shown an outdoor spirit of adventure.

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Merlin staff looking at a special edition of The Blackpool Tower Eye guide

Fylde college has birthday bash at top of Tower

A Fylde coast college’s 125th anniversary celebrations continued with a birthday party at the top of the Tower.

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Dr Bernadka Dubicka

Schools' support for pupils dealing with aftermath of Manchester Arena bomb

Pupils from across the Fylde coast who were at the Manchester Arena on Monday night have been offered help and support by their schools.

Crime
How much would your give your kids to get good grades?

Exam-taking youngsters pledged £205 average in gifts for good grades

Parents are preparing to dig deep into their pockets as exam season gets under way, with an average of £205 in gifts up for grabs if their child achieves good grades.

Offbeat
A campaign has been launched to stop people taking pebbles off rossall beach

Very important pebbles belong on the beach

These pebbles don’t belong in your garden...they live on the beach!

Education
Saint Aidan's High School has 'adopted' a guide dog pup

School 'adopts' guide dog pup

Some special guests popped into St Aidan’s CE Technology College in Preesall – including some of the four-legged variety.
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Bradley Gosney

Sky’s the limit for high-flying Blackpool teenager Bradley

A Blackpool teenager is right on course to become the youngest airline pilot in the country with just a few tests to go.

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