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    Local MPs and community leaders were amongst those at Accrington and Rossendale College to unveil Lancashire’s first and only rail track maintenance training facility. Accrington and Rossendale College, a member of the Nelson and Colne College Group, has unveiled a new and unique training facility, aimed at fast-tracking locals with little to no prior experience […]

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  • Nelson and Colne College Group welcomes new Principal and CEO

    Nelson and Colne College Group (NCCG) are delighted to welcome Lisa O’Loughlin to the helm, as Principal and CEO. Joining the College Group from The Manchester College and LTE Group, Lisa brings a wealth of experience across the Further Education Sector and will ensure that Nelson and Colne College Group continues to be at the […]

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  • Lancashire student nominated for national Student of the Year award

    Lancashire Adult Learning (LAL) student, Andrea Horrocks, has been shortlisted for the Adult Student of the Year award with the Association of Colleges (AoC). This is a prestigious national award that takes into consideration nominations for students from colleges up and down the country. The AoC Student of the Year awards highlight exceptional students across […]

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  • Lancashire Adult Learning are Raising Aspirations across Lancashire

    Another successful Raising Aspirations event took place in Brierfield this month providing attendees with a variety of resources, connections and opportunities to increase their employability, financial situations and all-around well-being. The event, which took place at Brierfield’s Leisure Box, saw employers from across Lancashire setting up stands to interact directly with out-of-work attendees, or just […]

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  • Take a FREE 15 min course and learn how to save a life – Restart a Heart 2022

    In aid of Restart a Heart Day 2022 (Sunday, 16th October), Lancashire Adult Learning (LAL) are teaming up with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) in order to provide free CPR courses across Lancashire. Members of the public will once again have the opportunity to attend drop-in classes teaching important, life-saving skills, such as; CPR, defibrillator […]

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  • Deputy Principal Tracey Baron meets HRH The Prince of Wales

    It’s not every day you meet a Prince, which is why it was such a special occasion for our Deputy Principal for Curriculum and Quality, Tracey Baron. Tracey met His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales when the Founder and President of The Prince’s Trust, visited Morecambe Fire Station. The visit marked 21 years of Lancashire Fire and […]

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  • Learning gives Carl a new life focus

    Though most of us will suffer some form of hardship in our lives, for Carl Ablott, that hardship reached such levels there were fears it could cost him his life. Battling addiction and living on the streets, there seemed to be little in the way of a future for Carl. But following a moment of […]

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  • A discovery of learning leads Andrea to a new life

    Having left school with no qualifications, enduring much of her adulthood trapped in a cycle of drug addiction, and then tragically losing her husband to a car accident, the future had looked bleak for Andrea Horrocks. To say that she has since been on a journey of personal growth would be something of an understatement. […]

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  • Published book a dream for Sonia

    A 10-week Creative Writing course with Lancashire Adult Learning gave Sonia T. Husayn the inspiration and confidence to write and publish her own book. The 32-year-old, who is an avid reading fan, keen journal writer and occasional poet, decided to give the course a go last year and really enjoyed it. She said: “I really […]

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