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Inspirational teacher bids emotional farewell to 'outstanding' school after 26 years

Chorley Citizen: Trish Burns

5:00am Tuesday 25th July 2017

A TEACHER who has helped shape the next generation of a town has 'left a piece of her heart behind' after she retired.

'The work schools are doing is not always recognised and that is frustrating' - says retiring head Brendan Conboy

Chorley Citizen: Helen Brown    17.11.15..Brendan Conboy, new associate head at Thomas Whitam Sixth Form, Burnley Campus, Burnley..

7:00am Monday 24th July 2017

A HEADTEACHER who has spent nearly 40 years in the profession is to retire for the second time - although not before taking on one last headship.

Blackburn students help cancer patients by raising thousands for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Chorley Citizen: TIGHS enterprise week

11:42am Monday 24th July 2017

CANCER patients across Lancashire are to benefit from state-of-the-art robotic surgical equipment thanks to the fundraising efforts of youngsters at a Blackburn School.

Schools say emotional farewell to deputy head who has served school for 28 years

Chorley Citizen: Judith Draper who is retiring from Wensley Fold School in Blackburn.

3:00pm Sunday 23rd July 2017

A DEPUTY head teacher said she will miss the ‘wonderful pupils, staff and parents’ after retiring after 28 years.

Parents of boy who lost a tooth after being punched in the face three times call for school to protect their son

Chorley Citizen: Dylan Turner age seven who lost a tooth at school in  incident parents are unhappy with. Pictured with brother, Connor age five and Chris Turner and Kay Jackson.

5:00am Saturday 22nd July 2017

THE parents of a seven-year-old boy said he was punched three times in the face and lost a tooth after being attacked by a bully at school.