Having been contacted by many people concerned about funding for our local schools and raised the issue many times with Ministers, I am pleased that £1.3 billion extra is going to be spent on schools nationally under the new National Funding Formula (NFF).
Earby Library is another step closer to being re-opened after the Conservative Cabinet at Lancashire County Council agreed to a feasibility study to provide a modern library service at the New Road Community Centre.
Tomorrow is Armistice Day, remembering the armistice signed for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front in 1918, which took effect at eleven o'clock in the morning—the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month".
Today, Andrew was invited to officially open the new Amphitheatre at St. Joseph’s Primary School, Barnoldswick. The scheme was possible thanks to a grant from Awards for All part of the Big Lottery Fund.