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Longridge Town boss takes the positives

Longridge Town manager Lee Ashcroft was keen to take the positives from Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Burscough Richmond.

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Kieran Walmsley came out of retirement at the weekend

Match report: Burscough Richmond 1 Longridge Town 1

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The bridge linking the bus station and Guild Hall

Bridge re-opens - and right on cue

The covered bridge between Preston Bus Station and the Guild Hall complex has been re-opened, right on cue for the snooker Grand Prix.

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Longridge Town manager Lee Ashcroft believes his players can end the season in the top three

Longridge Town boss has a top-three target

Longridge Town boss Lee Ashcroft believes his side can still finish in the top three this season – when they actually get around to playing matches.

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Stephanie Slater

Paralympic swimming champion Stephanie announces retirement

Preston golden girl Stephanie Slater has retired from competitive swimming.

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Longridge Town manager Lee Ashcroft has been planning training sessions and checking weather forecasts

Weather has been snow joke for Longridge Town boss

Longridge Town boss Lee Ashcroft admits it has been a tough test having to combine football management with weather forecasting.

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Longridge Town manager Lee Ashcroft praised the club for their ambition in seeking promotion

Club’s ambition delights Longridge Town boss

Longridge Town manager Lee Ashcroft has praised the club’s board after they confirmed an intention to apply for promotion into the Hallmark Security League.

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Chairman Brian Parkinson and everyone associated with Longridge Town is hoping their promotion application is successful

Longridge Town are looking to make the step up

Longridge Town have confirmed the club is seeking to leave the West Lancashire League and join the Hallmark Security Football League.

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Mennie in action for the Sheffield Shield

Lancashire announce Australian Joe Mennie as 2018 overseas player

Lancashire have signed Australian bowler Joe Mennie as their overseas player for 2018.

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Lee Ashcroft saw his players claim victory in their first home league game since August

Manager’s relief as Longridge Town’s persistence pays off

Longridge Town manager Lee Ashcroft was pleased to see his side return to action with three points on Saturday.

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Longridge Town returned to action with three points on Saturday

Match report: Longridge Town 1 Burscough Richmond 0

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Lee Ashcroft's Longridge Town players may finally play at the Mike Riding Ground this Saturday

Longridge Town set to win pitch battle?

Longridge Town are hopeful they will finally return to action at the Mike Riding Ground on Saturday.

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Kyle Helm has paid tribute to Longridge CC's players after being replaced as captain by Nick Wilkinson for the 2018 season

Former Longridge CC skipper wishes replacement well

Kyle Helm has wished Nick Wilkinson well after it was announced he will be Longridge CC’s new captain for the 2018 season.

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Longridge Town manager Lee Ashcroft saw his side pick up three points at the weekend

Longridge boss praises players’ recovery

Longridge Town manager Lee Ashcroft hailed his players’ power of recovery after Saturday’s 1-0 win against Fulwood Amateurs.

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Mermaid swimming at Penwortham Leisure Centre  with  teacher Jenny Ruscoe and Coimhe

Invitation to swim like a mermaid

A Lancashire swimming school is making a splash with the latest aquatic sports craze.

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Jordan Tucker was missing through suspension for Longridge Town at the weekend

Longridge Town boss takes the positives

Longridge Town head into their final game before Christmas this weekend with manager Lee Ashcroft taking the positives from last weekend’s defeat.

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Longridge Town were unable to contain Blackpool Wren Rovers' striker Carl Eastwood at the weekend

Match report: Blackpool Wren Rovers 4 Longridge Town 3

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Lee Ashcroft was a happy man after his side struck Haslingden for six last weekend

Longridge’s six-hitters pick up manager’s plaudits

Longridge Town boss Lee Ashcroft was pleased with his side’s work rate and finishing prowess in their 6-1 win at Haslingden St Mary’s.

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Joe Melling was named at wing-back in Town's victory at Haslingden St Mary's

Match report: Haslingden St Mary’s 1 Longridge Town 6

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