Shuttleworth STEM pupils inspired by aerospace visit

An aerospace giant has visited Shuttleworth College in celebration of International Women’s Day and to inspire their Year Nine and Ten students to take up roles in engineering.

Jessica Bainbridge will make her directorial debut with Stolen Moments.

Burnley director set for stage debut

A former Burnley College pupil is putting her budding theatrical talents to good use as she gears up to make her directorial debut with one of Manchester most anticipated new plays in years.

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Katie Smith and Lauren Nightingale

Teacher is top of the class

A dedicated teacher has been recognised for her commitment by a Burnley recruitment firm.
Dough! will be at Burnley Library on Thursday, 6th April.

Dough! Chaos and beauty in a new kids show

A new children's show based around the uses of dough in everyday cooking and how the mundanity of a beige culinary lifestyle can be broken with a bit of exploration is coming to Burnley.

Youngsters at Wellfield Primary School in Burnley prepare to test out the paper planes they made during a Science and Technology Week.

Children's skills have wings at special Science Week

Students at a Burnley primary school were flying high during a Science and Technology Week.

George Barrowclough with Professor Michael Luck, the Dean of the Department of Mathematics.

From Burnley to Wall Street... Burnley maths whiz

After crunching the numbers, King’s College London has awarded a Burnley mathematician with a prestigious prize from the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications.

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Former headteacher Francis Kendall who has died at the age of 97.

Former headteacher lived life to the full

A former headteacher has died at the age of 97.

Flag-waving pupils brave freezing weather to meet the Prince

Royal excitement reached fever pitch as Prince Charles met pupils from Clitheroe primary schools.

Mark Bowling, who died in a mountain climbing accident, with his wife Elaine and two of their children, Tom and Georgia, who are planning a poignant journey to visit the place he loved.

Family's poignant trip to meet rescue team who battled to save teacher

The family of  a teacher, who died in a mountain climbing accident, are preparing to visit the place he loved so much and meet the rescue team who battled to save him.

Pop star Olly Murs is the latest celebrity to back the Jet Set Angels campaign that took flight in Padiham last year.

Pop star Olly is a real life Angel

Pop sensation Olly Murs is the latest star to support the Jet Set Angels that started life in Padiham and is now spreading across the globe.

Sir John Thursby Community College pupils at Edge Hill University. (s)

Pupils hear harrowing tale of hope and survival

It was a poignant day for these high school pupils when they heard the story of a Holocaust survivor.

Abi Bates, who has won the Lancashire Young Cricket Coach of the Year Award, with some of her students and cricketers at Shuttleworth College.

Coaching award sums up Abi's success

Maths teacher Abi Bates has it all figured out after being named as Lancashire’s Young Cricket Coach of the Year.

Shuttleworth students listen to Kerry-Anne Mendoza

Journalist tells students to ‘follow your dreams’

A leading journalist returned to Shuttleworth College to inspire students to strive for their dreams.

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Blooming Buds has seen a marked improvement in just five months.

Burnley holiday camp's Ofsted improvement

A local holiday camp that vowed to improve on an 'inadequate' Ofsted rating has proved true to its word after being branded as 'good' by the educational regulator just five months after the original inspection.

Casey Hudson / Dominic Sanders / Jack Coyle / Georgia Ellis / Ellie-Sam Allum

Whodunnit style challenge left students ice cold

Who killed the Krill?
Burnley MP Julie Cooper

Burnley MP challenges PM over grammar schools

Burnley MP Julie Cooper questioned Prime Minister Theresa May in Parliament over the question of education funding and grammar schools.

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The little evacuees from Christ the King Primary School in Burnley.

Postcards home from the evacuees

Modern day children were transported back to the days of World War Two when all youngsters were taken from their homes in towns and cities and sent to live in the countryside.

Claire Cassidy, who is appealing for a nursery place for her son Kyle who has proved to be a "medical mystery" to doctors.

Find my "medical mystery" son a nursery plea by heartbroken mum

The mum of a toddler described as a “medical mystery” has made an emotional appeal to find a nursery place for her son.

Staff and children from Whitegate Nursery in Padiham dressed as a range of characters from around the globe for World Book Day.

Tots go around the world in just one day

Characters from around the globe descended on Padiham to celebrate World Book Day.

Kathryn Musso and her son Peppe leave the car behind and walk to school after reading about the shocking effects of air pollution.

Mum's drive to ditch the car and walk to school

A mum from Fence ditched her car and walked her son to school after reading shocking statistics about air pollution being one of the biggest killers.

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