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Support offered for young people worried about exam results

Lancashire students who have either received their A-level results or are waiting for their GCSE results are reminded that help, support and guidance is available from 'Talkzone', the county council's advice service.

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There has been a sharp rise in the number of counselling sessions for 16-18-year-olds

Exam worries lead to increasing numbers of young people looking for help

Rising numbers of young people are seeking help due to worries about getting their exam results.

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There are plenty of new routes into careers that wereonce the preserve of graduates.

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

According to teen magazine Future-Mag, more than half (54 per cent) of graduates say they’d think again about choosing university as the best way to find a job.

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Support some of our very bee-st of friends in Heskin

Support some of our very bee-st of friends in Heskin

Organisers are buzzing with excitement over a forthcoming event.

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New undergraduates can find the first year of university a "real surprise"

Three-year degree courses 'too slow and undemanding for many students'

Some students are becoming disillusioned with traditional three-year degree courses, finding the pace too slow and undemanding, a vice-chancellor has suggested.

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County councillor Geoff Driver

Cabinet considers top team shake-up at county hall

Lancashire County Council’s most senior officers could be ousted as the council’s cabinet prepares to consider three proposals for a restructure of the council’s top management team.

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Nando's is giving away free chicken to all A-Level students on Thursday.

Nando's giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Restaurant chain, Nando's, is giving away free chicken to A-level students right across the North West this week.
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Headmistress Hilda Healy at the Parochical Girls School, Chorley

Class times and activities at girls’ school

There were plenty of smiles as these girls dropped their pens to pose in front of the camera.

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Helpers at Living Waters Food Bank ready to hand out pack lunches for primary school children in Chorley

Chorley Food Bank packs hundreds of lunches for youngsters

Volunteers are busily packing 100 lunches a day, three days a week for hungry school children in Chorley.

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Chorley’s £4.8m youth zone is taking shape

Chorley’s £4.8m youth zone is taking shape

Chorley Youth Zone Inspire is taking shape as its steel structure emerges.

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Coppull Parish School celebrating  200 years as a church school

Looking back through different eyes at Coppull Parish School

Marjorie Dickinson is no history teacher, but there is little she doesn’t know about Coppull Parish School.

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Dancers lock in funding to perform at Fringe Festival

Dancers lock in funding to perform at Fringe Festival

A dancer from Chorley is taking her performance troupe to the world’s largest arts festival this summer.

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Nursery expansion plans in Clayton-le-Woods blocked at unanimous vote

Nursery expansion plans in Clayton-le-Woods blocked at unanimous vote

Plans to extend a nursery school to allow for more pupils have been blocked.

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Golden boy Will Fothergill, 12, from Chorley floating after jump-tastic success

Golden boy Will Fothergill, 12, from Chorley floating after jump-tastic success

A 12 year old has reached the heady heights of trampolining success after coming out on top in the national championships.

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Packed lunches to be dished out to Chorley school pupils over the summer holiday

Packed lunches to be dished out to Chorley school pupils over the summer holiday

Chorley Foodbank is gearing up to make at least 2,000 pack lunches for school pupils over the summer out of a concern that children might go hungry.

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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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Chorley Mayor Mark Perks attended the nursery's charity open event

Chorley toddlers help raise £200 for meningitis charity

Princess Rapunzel made a special visit to Busy Bees Chorley Brooke Street Nursery to join youngsters and staff for a special charity day.

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1950 tree planting at Fox Lane Junior School in Leyland

Planting the seeds of happy memories

From sleeping on a camp bed around a fire to watching the planting of a new tree, Guardian reader Pam Ward has plenty of memories of her time at school.

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A major savings boost will be flowing the way of Lancashire schools after water company bosses agreed to a bill reduction.

£1m windfall flows back to Lancashire schools

A major savings boost will be flowing the way of Lancashire schools after water company bosses agreed to a bill reduction.
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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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