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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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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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Longridge batsman Tom Haworth

Batters lead Longridge CC to victory

Palace Shield League

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Jane Sherriff and Chris Horner (right) with  fellow runners and supporters promoting a previous  Sherriff 10k in Scorton

Invite to run in Scorton’s Sherriff 10K race on Sunday

If you were inspired by the London marathon, why not think about trying a shorter run this weekend?

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Have a go at... kickboxing

A sport based on kicking and punching, historically developed from Karate, Muay Thai, Kun Khmer, and Boxing. It is a combination of boxing, martial arts and aerobics.

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Grand National 2017

Grand National 2017: Another winner for racehorse owner Trevor Hemmings?

The Randox Health Grand National takes place on Saturday April 8.

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Pictured (l-r): Longridge Golf Club captain Bill Conn, lady captain Julie Shorrock and club president Roger Cain

Longridge captains swing into the new season

On a day of brilliant sunshine, Longridge Golf Club club captain, Bill Conn, and lady captain, Julie Shorrock, drove into office last Saturday to launch the 2017 season.

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Michael van Gerwen in action during day fourteen of the William Hill World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday January 1, 2017. See PA story DARTS World. Photo credit should read: Steven Paston/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Use subject to restrictions. Editorial use only. No commercial use. Call +44 (0)1158 447447 for further information.

World’s top darts stars coming to Preston venue

Some of the world’s best professional darts players are arrowing in to Preston for an exciting night of sporting entertainment at the Guild Hall later this year.

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Back (l-r): James Nichols, Alex Rhodes, William Atkinson, Jonathan Graham, Sam Rhodes, Aaron Rhodes, Ben Bretherton; Front (l-r) Morgan Gilmore, Alex Haworth, Kane Froggatt, Reece Rhodes, Archie Smith, Tom Mercer

Longridge pupils are among the county elite

Longridge High School’s Under-14 basketball players are celebrating after finishing top of the class.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan to cut back on interviews after latest controversy

Ronnie O'Sullivan insists he will no longer give in-depth interviews after the latest controversy regarding his comments to the media.
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Garstang and Longridge will meet each other on June 3 and August 19 in this years Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier League season

Longridge CC to face new boys on first day

Longridge CC will begin their 2017 Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division campaign with a home game against Rufford.

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Shaun Murphy who won the snooker world grand prix last year.

Strong field expected at snooker’s world grand prix in Preston

World Champion Mark Selby, crowd favourite Ronnie O’Sullivan, Judd Trump and John Higgins are among snooker’s cue kings who have already confirmed participation in next month’s Ladbrokes World Grand Prix in Preston.

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Lancashire's new head coach Glen Chapple and his assistant Mark Chilton. Photo: Lancashire County Cricket Club

Chappy so happy to be Red Rose head coach

Glen Chapple believes it is the perfect moment for him to become the new head coach of Lancashire.

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Tyler Phillips (right) a student at Oakhill School, Whalley, with teachers  Matthew Lacy, David Peel and Kate Rollason after taking part in the East Lancashire Hospice 10k race. (s)

Star Tyler steals the show as youngest competitor in charity 10k race

Ace runner Tyler Phillips, a year 10 student, was the youngest of 500 competitors in the East Lancs Hospice 10k run.

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St Cecilias girls celebrate badminton victory

Top marks for St Cecilia’s teams

St Cecilia RC High School’s girls were top of the class at this year’s Preston school badminton tournament.

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Town’s ready to rumble

Town’s ready to rumble

This weekend, 16 of the UK’s best wrestlers will square off at the Empress Ballroom during the first ever WWE UK Championship Tournament.

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Adam McAlister, Stephen Taylor and Roger Stamp

Longridge Golf Club is the benchmark

Longridge Golf Club has maintained its progressive development with the award of GolfMark by the national governing body, England Golf.

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