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College Tutors Cycle in Aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

Nine tutors from Lillyhall’s Lakes College participated in a charity Coast to Coast challenge during the bank holiday weekend, and are on track to raise…

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Cumbria Sports Games Collaborative Event

The annual Cumbria Sports Games took place at Cumbria Sports Academy (Copeland Stadium) on Wednesday 12th May, with Lakes College being named as overall winners….

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Lakes College to host UK’s national nuclear training college

Cumbria will be home to the UK’s National College for Nuclear – a world class training facility designed to fire the growth of the UK’s…

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Lakes College students volunteer in libraries to help the local community

Lakes College Level 3 Health & Social Care students have been volunteering as Digital Access Volunteers at Whitehaven and Workington Library, delivering a total of…

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Luke Shield Wins Renowned Apprentice of the Year Competition

Electrical Installation Apprentice Luke Shield has been announced as Apprentice of the Year at the 2016 Sparks Magazine competition. The Lakes College student competed against…

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£1 million 3G Pitch Launched at Lakes College

Our brand new £1 million 3G sports pitch had its grand opening at the college on Tuesday 8th March, with sporting displays from local school…

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Lakes College Art students design Toyota Aygo Wrap

Lakes College Art and Photography students have taken part in a competition with Myers & Bowman to design a wrap for a Toyota Aygo. The…

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Salon Culinaire Medal Winners

Catering Students Win Silver in Prestigious Competition

Students from the Catering department at Lakes College have returned from the renowned Salon Culinaire completion in London with a total of five silver and…

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Lakes College Nurse Cadets Start Placements

Students studying on the Nurse Cadet programme at Lakes College have now started their work placements in hospitals across West Cumbria and the local community….

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Lakes College is the first college in Cumbria to receive an AA Rosette

Graduates restaurant at Lakes College has been awarded the AA College Rosette as a result of exceptional hospitality. It is the first college in Cumbria…

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First 3G Pitch in West Cumbria to Open at Lakes College

Lakes College, Sport England, the Rugby Football Union, the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation, and the…

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Lakes College Apprentices Win Big at WorldSkills

The vocational skills of some of Lakes College’s Apprentices were celebrated at this year’s WorldSkills national finals. Welder Jamie Lee Robinson won a gold medal…

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Golden Apples Winners!

Darren Kilvington for Against All Odds: Darren started his life over from scratch in September 2014, and hasn’t looked back since. He was daunted by…

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Lakes College reaches top 100 for university-level student satisfaction

Lakes College is now considered one of the top 100 providers of university level education in the UK. Following the National Student Survey, which is…

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Painting and Decorating Employability Training Workshop at Lakes College

Lakes College have been working in partnership with not-for-profit housing provider Home Group and their Painting and Decorating contractor, Bell Group to give unemployed people…

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Stay West Scheme Launches ‘Realising Our Potential’ Project

The Stay West scheme, based here at Lakes College, has launched a new project with the aim of improving the life skills of people with…

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National College for Nuclear Announcement

In relation to the announcement made by Business Minister Matt Hancock today, I am delighted to confirm that Lakes College has been become a founding…

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