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Posted on Wednesday 15 October 2014

Animal Studies student creates pet hotel business


A former Myerscough College student has created a ‘hotel’ specifically designed for animals.


Fiona Finlayson’s new business is The Hedge Hotel in Burnley, which specialises in looking after small pets, including he .. read more

Like father, like son for motorsport students

Posted on Tuesday 14 October 2014

A Myerscough College degree student has followed in his father’s footsteps by enrolling on the same course, just a year after his dad.


Phil Boyle, and his son Chris, both study the Foundation Degree in Motorsport Management & Logistics, with Phil on his second year and Chris his first. The pair, from Chorley, are keen motor enthusiasts, making it the perfect course for them .. read more

Myerscough Floristry department nominated for three national awards

Posted on Tuesday 07 October 2014

The success of Myerscough College’s floristry department has been recognised after being shortlisted for three national awards.


The British Florist Association (BFA) Awards recognise the best in the industry with a prestigious annual ceremony. Myerscough have been shortlisted in three categories – Employer of the Year and Training Provider of the Year, while Sam Cook is nom .. read more

Students hand over charity cheque

Posted on Tuesday 07 October 2014

Myerscough College students have raised almost £1,300 for their Charity of The Year.


A cheque for £1,298.05 was handed over to Papyrus, an organisation who work to prevent suicide in the young. The ceremony was part of the college’s annual Wellbeing Day, which also saw the student’s new charity, the North West Air Ambulance, officially unveiled.


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Mechanisation students go on the pull with the ‘International Educator’

Posted on Monday 06 October 2014

Myerscough College are about to enter the world of the most powerful  - and unusual – motorsport on the planet – tractor pulling.


Degree level students will spend their year working on a major project to put together a Supersport Tractor, only the fourth one of its kind to ever be built in the UK. The chassis and transmission, including the gearbox and real axle, have .. read more

News in brief

Posted on Friday 03 October 2014

Bishop of Blackburn attends Harvest Festival celebrations


The Bishop of Blackburn, Julian Henderson, was the special guest as Myerscough College held a Harvest Festival community thanksgiving service this week.


Children from John Cross Primary School in Bilsborrow also took part in .. read more

News in brief

Posted on Friday 03 October 2014

Bishop of Blackburn attends Harvest Festival celebrations


The Bishop of Blackburn, Julian Henderson, was the special guest as Myerscough College held a Harvest Festival community thanksgiving service this week.


Children from John Cross Primary School in Bilsborrow also took part in .. read more

Latest phase of Bilsborrow campus redevelopment complete

Posted on Wednesday 01 October 2014

The latest phase of the multi-million pound revamp of Myerscough College’s Bilsborrow campus is complete with the opening of a new Foundation Learning & Skills Training Centre.


Work got underway on the £2.5 million project late last year to build a state-of-the-art facility which compliments the current modern Engineering & Rural Skills buildings that have been comp .. read more

Myerscough Cricket starlets inspire Formby to title victory

Posted on Wednesday 24 September 2014

A Myerscough College inspired Formby Cricket Club won the 1st Division of the Liverpool and District Cricket Competition on Saturday.


The team, which is coached by Myerscough College Cricket Academy Lecturer and Head Coach, Richard Dearden, beat title rival Wigan CC by 103 runs to secure the Championship and gain themselves promotion to the Premier Division for the 2015 Season.


Spearheading the Formby team was bowler and Academy Coach, Mat .. read more

News in brief

Posted on Friday 19 September 2014

Students meet man going  ‘end-to-end’ to promote Arboriculture


A UK arborist met with Myerscough College students this week, midway through a 1,200 mile charity cycle journey from Land’s End to John O’Groats.


Russell Ball is riding the length of Great Br .. read more

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