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COMPETITION: Get your running shoes at the ready!

Runners will once again descend on the streets of Preston this September for the city’s 10k race – and you have the chance to grab yourself a free entry.
Bethan Jones has raised more than 1,600 for disability charity Sense after taking inspiration from her cousin Jack who struggles to hear.

London Marathon joy for runner Bethan Jones

A Grimsargh woman has passed the ultimate test when it comes to British running by completing the London Marathon.

Longridge Town look set to finish third in the West Lancashire League this season

Longridge Town boss looks to the future

Longridge Town boss Lee Ashcroft’s thoughts are already turning to next season as his players approach the end of an eventful campaign.

Longridge Town manager Lee Ashcroft

Longridge Town agree Bootroom deal

Longridge Town are teaming up with two of Liverpool FC’s most famous names as the club’s off-field development continues.

Longridge bowler Ian Simpson

Mixed start for Longridge CC

Longridge CC’s first XI had a mixed weekend with league victory followed by cup defeat.

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Danny Wilkinson was one of Longridge Town's goalscorers

Match report: Vickerstown 2 Longridge Town 5

Two goals in the final 15 minutes wrapped up a 5-2 win for Longridge Town at Vickerstown on Saturday.

Longridge Town's Joe Melling

Match report: Longridge Town 2 Turton 0

Two goals in the last half-hour gave Town three points in midweek.

Longridge Golf Club Womens Captain Linda Hacking driving off

Thousands raised by Longridge golf captain Linda after swimming 22 miles for diabetes research

The Lady Captain at Longridge Golf Club has swapped her five irons for a dip in the  pool – swimming a length equal to the English Channel to raise vital awareness and cash for diabetes research.

Lee Ashcroft's players were left frustrated again after two call-offs in 48 hours at the Mike Riding Ground

Longridge Town boss wants an end to their pitch battle

Longridge Town manager Lee Ashcroft admits his patience has been tested by the club’s continual postponements.

St John's Hospice Community Fundraiser Karen Crossley, St John's Fundraising Manager Jo Humphrey, Lisa Lodge of Vincents Solicitors and Booths Specialist Supervisor Lesley Blackburn.

The final countdown to Garstang's first ever colour dash is on

The countdown to the first ever Garstang Colour Dash this weekend is now on!
A Lancashire Typhoons training session in January. Photo: Rob Lock.

Historic day as inclusive rugby team play their first ever match

Lancashire’s newest gay-friendly and inclusive rugby team has played its first ever match in what has been labelled as an ‘historic’ event for the sports team.
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Brian Parkinson chairman of Longridge Town FC

Longridge Town chairman receives best wishes

Longridge Town have sent their best wishes to club chairman, Brian Parkinson who, it was confirmed, has suffered a mini-stroke.

Longridge Town meet Blackpool Wren Rovers at the weekend after last month's original game was abandoned

Longridge Town are left kicking their heels

Longridge Town were left facing a further fixture headache following yet another postponement at the Mike Riding Ground.

The action at the Commonwealth Games gets underway in the early hours of Thursday morning UK time.

When are Lancashire's athletes in action for Team England at the Commonwealth Games?

A host of Lancashire stars across a range of sports are in action at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia.
Head of Vincents Solicitors in Garstang, Lisa Lodge.  Photo: Martin Bostock.

Calls for business teams to give Garstang's Colour Dash a go

The headline sponsor of Garstang’s inaugural Colour Dash is calling on all local businesses to put on their running shoes and do their bit for charity.


Meet the Lancashire stars going for gold at the Commonwealth Games

From wrestling to netball, athletes from across Lancashire will be hoping to do England proud at the Commonwealth Games.

Longridge Town chairman Brian Parkinson

Longridge Town take the next step towards pyramid promotion

Longridge Town have taken the next step towards playing at a higher level after passing their ground inspection last weekend.

The match between Garstang and Longridge Town ended with a one-sided scoreline

Match report: Garstang 6 Longridge Town 0

Garstang went top of the West Lancashire League Premier Division on Saturday thanks to a 6-0 win against Longridge Town.

Lee Ashcroft saw his Longridge Town players claim victory last midweek

Match report: Longridge Town 2 Southport Hesketh 1

Longridge Town warmed up for Saturday’s trip to Garstang with a 2-1 win against Southport Hesketh.

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