SCHOOLCHILDREN from Crosby and Lydiate swapped the classroom for a swimming pool last month as part of an annual competition. The young swimmers from 11 different primary schools took part in a hotly-contested Swimming Gala at Crosby Leisure Centre
YOUNGSTERS at a Lydiate school have achieved a string of success at a series of events they have held over the past few weeks, staff there have said.Among the achievements by pupils at St Thomas' Church of England School are the victories of the
LITTLE learners at one Lydiate school have turned up to class dressed as some of their favourite fictional characters to mark World Book Day.Pupils at St. Gregory's Catholic Primary School ditched their usual uniforms last Friday (March 7) and
CHILDREN, staff and governors at Lydiate's St Thomas' school welcomed special visitor, Bishop Richard Blackburn of Warrington last week.During his visit Bishop Richard presented the school with the prestigious Liverpool Diocesan Chu
CONTROVERSIAL proposals to build 500 new homes on farmland near Lydiate have prompted a huge response from residents, parish councillors in the village have said.A fortnight ago The Champion reported on plans to build hundreds of new homes on a
THE founder and conductor of Lydiate Concert Band is stepping down, prompting an appeal to find a replacement.Eddie Rimmer set the not-for-profit band up in June 2009, and is now hoping to concentrate on playing and developing young players.