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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.

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Blacksticks 10K in Whitechapel

The hills are alive in Whitechapel for Blacksticks Blue 10k

Enthusiastic runners took to the scenic roads of Whitechapel and beyond for the annual Blacksticks Blue 10K Road Race in celebration of fun, fitness and road racing.

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Lee Ashcroft takes his Longridge Town side to Blackpool Wren Rovers knowing they must win to claim the title

Longridge Town boss puts pen to paper on a new deal

Longridge Town boss Lee Ashcroft has committed his future to the club after signing a new contract.

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Chipping FC will start next season in the top flight of the Mid Lancashire Football League

Match report: Chipping FC 4 Southport Trinity 0

Mid Lancashire Football League First Division

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Ryan McKenna scored Towns second goal

Match report: Longridge Town 2 Vickerstown 0

West Lancashire League

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Jockey Sam Twiston-Davies (left), Owner Trevor Hemmings and trainer by Paul Nicholls celebrate after Vincente won The Coral Scottish Grand National Handicap Steeple Chase during Coral Scottish Grand National Day at Ayr Racecourse.

Preston North End owner adds millions to his fortune

Preston North End owner Trevor Hemmings has added £125m to his vast wealth in the past year, according to the latest Sunday Times Rich List published today.

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Event organiser Chris (also known as Jack) Horner (left of the bear) promotes the Garstang Gallop, a charity run to raise funds for The Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, pictured with friends, members of Garstang Running Club and the charity mascot.

Miles of smiles from Garstang club members who love to run

It started with an advert in the local paper in which friends Clive Bruce and John Winder sent out a call to all running enthusiasts to come and join them in starting a new club.

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Lee Ashcroft hopes that Longridge Towns fans will turn out in force on Saturday

Longridge boss hopes fans turn out in force

Manager Lee Ashcroft has issued a rallying cry to Longridge Town supporters as the West Lancashire League Premier Division title run-in looks set to go down to the final game of the season.

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Brad Carsley scored the only goal

Match report: Longridge Town 1 Whitehaven 0

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Brad Carsley scored for Longridge Town on Wednesday

Match report: Longridge Town 2 Tempest United 2

West Lancashire League

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Lee Ashcrofts Longridge Town players are back in action this evening

Home is where Town could claim the title

Lee Ashcroft has challenged his Longridge Town players to bounce back from defeat when they host Tempest United this evening.

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Longridge batsman Tom Haworth

Batters lead Longridge CC to victory

Palace Shield League

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Brad Carsley was unable to add to his goals tally on Saturday

Match report: Southport Hesketh 3 Longridge Town 0

West Lancashire League

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