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First fixtures for Longridge Town

Longridge Town have found out their first competitive fixtures of the 2018/19 season.

Football
Harry Kane won it for England with an injury-time header

WATCH: Best celebrations of England's World Cup win

England left it late last night to claim a dramatic 2-1 win against Tunisia in their opening World Cup group game.

Football
Logik Developments, headed by Andrew Flintoff, have submitted plans to build a 35-storey block of apartments in the centre of Manchester (Image via Logik Developments).

Andrew Flintoff sets his sights on building a huge skyscraper in central Manchester

Preston sporting icon Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff has unveiled plans for his first foray into property development - a luxury 35-storey apartment block in the middle of Manchester.
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Staff at Preston’s Sylhet Bangla are backing England’s World Cup squad with free food and beer

Staff at a curry restaurant are spicing up the World Cup . . . and flying the flag for England.

Arts
Stephen John Crawford, 25, who is of no fixed address

Police searching for man wanted on recall to prison

Police are appealing for information about a man who is wanted on recall to prison.

Crime
Phoebe Roskell with brother Woody.

Hospital team take to muddy fun run to raise funds for Garstang girl Phoebe Roskell

Hospital staff are gearing up to take part in a 5km muddy run fun to raise money for Garstang girl Phoebe Roskell.
Sport
Mayor Stuart Carefoot and President Roger Cain cut the ribbon at the official opening of new male and female changing rooms and conference room at Longridge Golf Club. Photos by David Hurst.

Longridge Golf Club celebrates state-of-the-art commerce hub

Expansion plans at Longridge Golf Club have finally been completed – putting it in a premium position to bring further commercial and business opportunities to the town.

Business
Bradley's Bar, Wesham

Lancashire recommends...The best sports bars in Lancashire

Lancashire's pubs will be full with lively fans watching the World Cup over the next few weeks.

News
Ian Simpson hailed an excellent collective performance from Longridge CC's first XI last weekend

Consistency is the key for Longridge CC

First play second on Saturday in the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield with Longridge bowler Ian Simpson calling for consistent performances.

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Longridge CC bowler Jon Millward

Premier performance takes Longridge CC to the top

Longridge CC’s first XI went top of the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division following a 42-run defeat of Thornton Cleveleys.

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The aim of the Give Up Loving Pop (GULP) campaign is to get more kids active  and to rehydrate with healthy drinks such as water or low-fat milk.

Lancashire's football clubs unite to tackle sugary drinks head-on

Three football clubs in Lancashire – including Preston North End – have teamed up with community organisations and the county council to bring an end to sugary drinks and encourage physical activity. TOM EARNSHAW reports.
Health
Paul with his two sons Max, seven, and Toby, 10 months.

County footballer Paul Jarvis 'overwhelmed' with messages of support in his fight against cancer

A former Chorley FC and AFC Fylde footballer has thanked Lancashire’s football fans following his recent diagnosis with cancer.
Football
Jon Millward is one of the Longridge CC players to have impressed with the ball so far this season

Longridge CC keep bowling over their opposition

Longridge CC’s Ian Simpson admits the club’s bowling attack is their biggest threat as they seek a place in the Northern League next season.

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Longridge's Kyle Helm looks on as Tom Potter hits out

Longridge CC complete Eccleston double

Longridge CC made it six wins from seven in the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield when they saw off Eccleston by four wickets on Saturday.

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Boxer Stuart Maddox teams up with campaigners Safety Guide to bring anti-bullying sessions to Preston's schools

A top city boxer is teaming up with campaigners to offer Preston’s schoolchildren anti-bullying sessions after a video of a city youngster apparently being bullied went viral.
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Heathcote returning ‘home’ to Deepdale

Celebrity chef Paul Heathcote is cooking up a surprise “homecoming” with Preston North End.

Business
Longridge Town will be playing in the Hallmark Security League next season

Longridge Town look to a brighter future

Longridge Town can write a new chapter in the club’s history next season after being accepted into the Hallmark Security League.

Football
Longridge CC were comfortable winners in the end last Saturday

Longridge CC battle back to claim Vernon victory

Longridge CC bounced back from defeat to Kendal the week before with a 37-run victory at Vernon Carus on Saturday.

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Former Lancashire Evening Post studio manager and cartoonist Ken Wignall celebrating his 80th birthday with eldest grandchildren Ben and Sam

Cartoonist Ken Wignall leaves a legacy of laughter

Glowing tributes have been paid to cartoonist and former Lancashire Evening Post art studio manager Ken Wignall - the man who could not stop drawing.
News
Why not try out the centres vast array of climbing walls?

CITY BUZZ: Preston's Clip 'n Climb set for morning of free climbing fun

Preston’s premier climbing wall facility is teaming up with a city community radio station to offer a morning of free, family-friendly fun.

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