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Sir John Thursby students raise for SafeNet

A non-uniform day at Sir John Thursby Community College in Burnley has raised £800 for women and children living at SafeNet Domestic Abuse Services' Burnley refuge.

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Hundreds expected at funeral for popular teacher, Clarets fan and father

Hundreds expected at funeral for popular teacher, Clarets fan and father

Family, friends, colleagues and pupils, past and present, will gather next week to say goodbye to the much admired teacher who died after he fell climbing one of Britain’s highest mountains.

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From left: Johdi Dinsdale (PGCE student), Nelson and Colne College Vice Principal Alison Rushton, Director of Higher Education Steve Wright, Waqar Naweed (former PGCE student now Engineering lecturer), and Louisa Shuttleworth and Alexis Turner (PGCE students). Photo: NAZ ALAM

Nelson and Colne College launch new University Centre

Nelson and Colne College have officially launched a new University Centre, offering learners the chance to gain a University-level qualification locally, flexibly, and affordably in an exciting expansion of adult provision.

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Students raise cash in class for domestic abuse service

Students raise cash in class for domestic abuse service

Secondary school students from Burnley have helped to raise money and awareness in support of a domestic abuse service.

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Tributes have been flooding in for loved and respected teacher Mark Bowling who died in a tragic climbing accident.

Lasting memorial will honour much loved teacher

The school where the teacher who died in a tragic mountain climbing accident taught is planning a permanent memorial in his honour.

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Tributes have been paid to teacher Mark Bowling who has died after a climbing accident.

Tributes for popular teacher killed in mountain climbing accident

The daughter of a Burnley teacher, who died after he fell climbing one of Britain’s biggest mountains, has paid tribute to her father.

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Financial planner Alan Walsh who has become among the 20% in the UK to gain chartered status in his profession.

Financial planner Alan has it all figured out

A financial planner has achieved the ultimate symbol of professionalism in his industry.

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Parents are reminded to get their skates on if they need to apply for a primary school place for their child this year.

Deadline looming for primary school applications

Time is running out for parents in Burnley, Pendle and Clitheroe to apply online for a primary school place for their child if they are due to start in September.

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Year six students Jaida Simpson, Mia Haworth, Charlotte Booth and KT Cook show off their artwork at Rosewood Primary School.

Mini masterpieces go on display

A Burnley primary school staged an art exhibition featuring the work of every pupil.

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Burnley students cross the Mersey

Burnley students cross the Mersey

Students from Burnley College took a tour of the Peel Ports development in Liverpool.

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Child seatbelt danger warning

Child seatbelt danger warning

Shock figures show hundreds of Lancashire parents are struggling to strap their children in cars safely.

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Holy Trinity Primary School, Burnley, Christmas jumper day (s)

Festive pullovers raised pounds for charity

Pupils and staff at Holy Trinity Primary School in Burnley donned their festive pullovers to support the Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day.

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Advanced nurses boost for area

Advanced nurses boost for area

Eleven experienced nurses can now perform extra duties after graduating with their Advanced Nurse Practitioner degrees.

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Students are pictured at the engineering workshop with (from left to right)
Mr. Burton, Mrs. Ellidge and Mr. Butterworth. (s)

Young engineers of the future carve out the start of their careers

Budding engineers of the future have been learning the basics of the profession at workshops held at a Burnley high school.

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Students’ African odyssey

An extraordinary “school trip” ended up as a life-changing experience for students and staff from Burnley College.

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Spotlight on Northlight

The first light has been shone on Brierfield Mill’s terrific transformation.

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Some of the students who took part in the talent showcase at Burnley's Thomas Whitham Sixth Form.

Future stars shining bright in showcase of talent

A showcase of budding young talent wowed an audience and raised £600 for Pendleside Hospice.

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(From left to right) Leon, Emily, Katie, and Keiron.

Shuttleworth's food bank raisers

Shuttleworth College in Padiham have shown their generous side this Christmas, with students donating tins, chocolates, pasta and more for the Food Bank as well as Burnley’s elderly.

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Former art teacher Betty Foster who marked her 90th birthday with an exhibition of her work.

Betty in the frame for her 90th birthday

A former art teacher has celebrated her 90th birthday with an exhibition of her work.

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