The Team

Rosie Fearn


Rosie joined The Lancashire Colleges (TLC) in June 2016 after 12 years at the Skills Funding Agency and its predecessor organisations in funding, strategy and partnership management roles. Prior to that she worked for Local Authorities in Lancashire and Greater Manchester.

Rosie is responsible for developing and implementing the strategic priorities of TLC including delivery of TLC’s business plan and projects that support member colleges, their learners and communities.  

Debbie Newell

Senior Administrator
Debbie Newell

Debbie joined The Lancashire Colleges in June 2017 after 14 years working in various marketing and communications roles for the Skills Funding Agency and its predecessor organisations.

Debbie supports the senior team with all aspects of TLC.  She coordinates events, workshops and activities and supports all projects.  Debbie works with multiple stakeholders to support TLC to maintain a high profile as trusted partners and promotes members achievements.