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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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High flying action at WWE LIVE

Wrestling duo all ready to rumble

The two Fylde coast wrestlers involved in the inaugural WWE UK Championship in Blackpool are relishing the prospect of facing off against each other.

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MEDALS: Stephanie Slater shows-off her Paralympic medals to her surgeon Mr Mark Batterbury

The gift of sight is so precious – Paralympic star Steph

Preston Paralympic hero Stephanie Slater has highlighted the huge importance of being an eye donor.

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Great Britain's Sir Bradley Wiggins

Sir Bradley Wiggins announces retirement from professional cycling

Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from professional cycling in a statement.
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Longridge CC chairman Tom Haworth has seen his clubs third XI win their promotion appeal for 2017

Cricket club hits promotion verdict for six

Longridge CC are celebrating promotion for their third XI after receiving the backing of fellow clubs.

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Prince Harry at Cast North West

Harry is rugby league’s new royal patron

Her Majesty The Queen is to step down as royal patron of the Rugby Football League.

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Clitheroe Bike Club on their annual Santa run.

Bike club’s annual Santa run

Cycling Santas, elves and fairies descended upon Clitheroe on Sunday as 35 members from the town’s bike club took to the streets as part of their annual Santa run.

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Garstang and Longridge could play Northern Premier League clubs if a merger is agreed with the Palace Shield

Cricket merger moves one step nearer

Northern Premier League clubs have agreed – in principle – in favour of a merger with the Palace Shield.

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Cricket merger deal not done

Cricket merger deal not done

Northern Premier League clubs have agreed in principle in favour of a merger with the Palace Shield – but it is not yet a done deal. (writes Steve Simpson)

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Paralympic champion Stephanie Slater with pupils from Class Four at Longridge CE Primary School, as they interview Stephanie about her achievements thoughout her career and her experience at Rio 2016.

Steph talks medal joy

Pupils turned reporters for a special meet and greet with Longridge’s Paralympic gold medallist Stephanie Slater.

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