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Fitness and fun are life lessons for sporty Balderstone students

A school staged a fun packed week in a drive to raise the profile of sport and the importance of keeping fit and active.

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Longridge skipper Kyle Helm was left celebrating victory and a day off last weekend

Familiar foes stand in Longridge CC’s path

Longridge CC skipper Kyle Helm is eyeing some payback when they host Garstang in Sunday’s Meyler Cup tie.

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Longridge batsman Josh Mullin struck 39 in their win against Croston

Match report: Longridge 212-4, Croston 184ao

Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division

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Dan Wilkinson Jnr was Longridges top scorer in Sundays low-scoring victory against Nelson

Longridge skipper Helm hoping to avoid the showers

Longridge skipper Kyle Helm is praying for no more rain this week as his players face another double-header this weekend.

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Sponsorship deals are available at Longridge Town for the new season

Longridge Town put sponsorship packages on sale

Longridge Town have announced details of their sponsorship packages for the 2017/18 West Lancashire League Premier Division season.

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Longridge CC saw a number of women try out cricket for the first time

Ladies try out cricket at Longridge

Up to 80 women turned up on Friday to give cricket a go at Longridge CC’s Prosecco Soft Ball Cricket Festival.

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Ian Simpson helped Longridge to victory on Sunday

Match report: Nelson 87ao, Longridge 90/6

LCB Knockout Cup

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Longridge lost the match  and top spot in the table  to Garstang when the two sides met last weekend

Longridge skipper wants players to bounce back

Longridge skipper Kyle Helm wants a return to winning ways after losing top spot in the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division.

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Longridge bowler Jonathan Millward claimed a wicket on Sunday

Match report: Longridge 125ao, Furness 128-2

ECB National Club

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Garstang batsman Allan Cook hits out during Saturdays victory against Longridge

Match report: Garstang 198-7, Longridge 190-5

Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division

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Dan Wilkinson Jnr is a man in form for Longridge at the moment

Longridge captain Kyle ready for a title test

Longridge skipper Kyle Helm believes his players have a test of their unbeaten credentials when they travel to Garstang on Saturday (1.30pm).

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Luke Platt struck 37 as Longridge were frustrated by the weather

Match report: Vernon Carus 203-7, Longridge 175-5

Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division

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Lee Ashcroft and his Longridge Town players hold their end-of-season awards night this weekend

Town boss hopes fans turn out in force

Longridge Town are inviting supporters to turn out in force as this season’s prize performers pick up their awards on Saturday night.

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Pictured (l-r): Kate Cross (England Women, Lancashire Thunder and LCB Women), Julie Durrant (LCBs Womens Soft Ball Festival co-ordinator), Alex Hartley (England Women, Surrey Stars and LCB Women)

Fun cricket festival aims to bowl women over

Longridge Cricket Club has been selected to host a scheme created to get more women involved in playing cricket.

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Neil Holden made a decisive contribution with the bat

Match report: Longridge 181/8, Euxton 148ao

Lancashire Cricket Board KO Cup

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Daniel Wilkinsons century was the foundation for Longridges victory

Match report: Longridge 192/6, Penwortham 79ao

Palace Shield League

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Longridge captain Kyle Helm has been pleased with his sides start to the season

Longridge set for a test of credentials

Kyle Helm reckons the next few weeks will offer a clearer indication as to whether his Longridge Cricket Club team are the real deal or not.

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Chairman of Longridge Town Football Club Brian Parkinson is hoping to move a stand at the Mike Riding Ground

Council still considering Longridge Town FC’s ground plan

Longridge Town are still hoping to press ahead with plans to improve their Mike Riding Ground.

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Wrens' Michael Clark plays a ball past Longridge's Alex O'Rourke.

Leon strikes late to hand Longridge the league title

Town crowned Premier Division champions after victory over Wrens

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Eddie the Eagle

‘The Eagle’ soaring to a stage show landing

Britain’s most famous loser is coming in to land in Preston next month.

Theatre and Comedy
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