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Introducing….our High Performance Centre for Sport

Posted on Friday 27 May 2016

The latest phase of the multi-million pound revamp of Myerscough College’s Bilsborrow campus has been concluded with the completion of a new High Performance Centre for Sport.


The state-of-the-art facility, costing £3.2 million, will compliment the College’s current Sports Centre, which was built in the 1990s. The works comprised of the demolition and removal of an existing Sportsturf centre and workshop, as well as the demolition of a derelict, .. read more

American adventure for another basketball student

Posted on Wednesday 25 May 2016

Another Myerscough College basketball student is ready to make a name for himself in the States after signing a scholarship.


Myerscough’s Kyle Carey has committed to the University of Northern Colorado, becoming the second Myerscough athlete to earn a NCAA D1 scholarship this year.


Kyle was a bit part of Myerscough recording an undefeated regular season in the EABL and was also named West Conference Player of the Year in a season where he .. read more

Myerscough student off to the Euros

Posted on Wednesday 18 May 2016

A Myerscough College student has been selected in the Great Britain Deaf Under-21 squad for the inaugural European Championships this summer.


Joe Blockley will play in the tournament, which takes place in Poland in August.


Joe said: ‘’I am over the moon and delighted that I have been picked for the squad to go to Poland for the first ever Under 21 European Championship to Wroclaw.


‘’It is honour to p .. read more

England accolade for Myerscough cricketer Callum

Posted on Tuesday 17 May 2016

A Myerscough College student got to rub shoulders with the cream of England’s cricketers this week as he picked up a prestigious award at the ECB’s annual dinner.


Callum Flynn was honoured as one of the best players of the 2015/16 season at the event that recognised outstanding individual performances in all formats of international cricket over the last 12 months.


21-year-old Callum picked up The Disability Cricketer of the Year award af .. read more

FFIT centre build continues

Posted on Monday 16 May 2016

Work is well underway on a new, state-of-the-art centre on Myerscough’s Lodge Farm.


The FFIT (Food & Farming Innovation & Technology) Centre will be a sector leading facility of excellence for industry training. This major flagship build for agriculture and associated courses should be completed for the start of the academic year in September, 2017. The project is supported by the Lancashire Economic Partnership (LEP).


Once complete the .. read more

Myerscough student fronts national floristry campaign

Posted on Tuesday 10 May 2016

A Myerscough College student is fronting a national campaign to get more people to use their local florist.


Katie-Jane Pridmore is one of the new faces behind ‘Use Them or Lose Them’, an initiative to get consumers spending more locally. Each ambassador runs a flower business somewhere in the UK. As well as studying for a Foundation Degree in Professional Floristry & Floral Design with Myerscough, Katie runs the Garden Studio in her nati .. read more

Principal’s charity Golf Day a success

Posted on Monday 09 May 2016

Once again, the annual Principal’s charity Golf Day at Myerscough College has proved to be as popular as ever, raising a substantial sum for charity.


This year’s event was again a huge success as more than a thousand pounds was raised for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.


As usual, the day was overseen by Foundation Degree Golf Management students at the College, who ran the whole event and made sure the requirements of the day were covered as p .. read more

Football match to be held in memory of popular former student

Posted on Friday 06 May 2016

Friends of a Myerscough student will once again ensure his legacy will live on by staging a football match in his honour.


Chris Curwen died from lymphoma in September 2010 at the age of the just 23.


Chris, from Preesall, was a former sports student at Myerscough College and the University of Central Lancashire and played for the College teams, the university’s football club and Wyre Villa.


His university teammates set up the Chris .. read more

Myerscough Basketball head to the 3x3 World Championships

Posted on Thursday 05 May 2016

Myerscough College’s Basketball Academy has been chosen to represent England at this year’s FIBA 3x3 World Schools Championships.


The prestigious event, which is being held in Tallinn, Estonia, at the end of June, will see a quartet of Myerscough’s AASE (Advanced Apprentice in Sporting Excellence) students taking part in the games. They’ll be competing alongside nations such as China, Australia, Germany, and Canada.


Myerscough .. read more

Myerscough Arboriculture to climb height of Everest for charity

Posted on Wednesday 04 May 2016

Myerscough College’s arboriculture staff and students are climbing the height of Mount Everest to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.


The fundraiser will take place during the College’s Open Day & Country Fair, on Sunday, June 12th, and will see the 40-strong group using trees and a climbing wall to ‘conquer Mount Everest’ by climbing a total of just over 29,000 feet, or almost 8,850 metres, meaning each member of the .. read more

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