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Longridge CC prepare for pivotal meeting

Ian Simpson has called on his Longridge CC team-mates to make a statement when they host Lancaster in the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division on Saturday.

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Neil Holden helped Longridge to victory against Torrisholme

Mixed weekend for Longridge CC

Longridge CC remained six points clear at the top of the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division after routing bottom side Torrisholme on Saturday.

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Cyclists will no longer go down the route marked in red (Image: Ironman UK).

Ironman UK race cut short by 17 miles due to ongoing fire at Winter Hill

The annual Bolton Ironman race has been shortened by 17 miles due to the ongoing fire at Winter Hill.
Longridge travel to bottom side Torrisholme this weekend

Longridge CC can’t be complacent this weekend

Longridge’s Ian Simpson has warned they cannot take victory for granted when they meet Torrisholme in the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division on Saturday.

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Longridge won again at the weekend

A Great day for the Longridge CC batters

Longridge CC enjoyed a day in the sun thanks to their 154-run defeat of Great Eccleston on Saturday.

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Cricketers playing in the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield have been afforded the opportunity to watch England's World Cup game against Sweden tomorrow

Northern League and Palace Shield’s different plans for England’s World Cup quarter-final

Northern League cricket fixtures will go ahead as normal tomorrow – despite the fact that they will clash with the England football team’s World Cup quarter-final against Sweden.

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Longridge CC made it 10 wins from 11 league games last weekend

Longridge CC look to repeat their first half

Ian Simpson has challenged his Longridge team-mates to replicate their results in the first half of the season as they seek the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield title.

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Longridge bowler Jon Millward

Victory is a Shore thing for Longridge CC

Longridge CC’s batters laid the foundation as they remained top of the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division at the weekend.

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Mark Young with his trophy after winning another EuroPro Tour title

Longridge golfer Mark celebrates doing the double

Longridge Golf Club’s Mark Young made it two wins in as many weeks by taking top spot in the Cumberwell Park Championship.

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Graeme McDowell

Graeme McDowell to make St Annes appearance

A major winner is amongst those looking to reach the 147th Open Championship when final qualifying comes to St Annes Old Links on Tuesday.

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Mark Young celebrates following his Somerset success last week

First professional prize for Longridge golfer Mark

Longridge Golf Club’s Mark Young held his nerve to claim his maiden victory as a professional.

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Jon Millward was one of the Longridge bowlers to take a wicket against New Longton

Longridge CC’s league and cup success

Longridge CC made it nine wins from 10 in the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division with a six-wicket win against New Longton.

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Lancaster's Adam Stone is through to final qualifying for The Open at Carnoustie

Lancashire golfers take step closer to Open at Carnoustie

A host of Lancashire golfers have moved a step closer to a coveted spot in The Open at Carnoustie later this month.

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Longridge were victorious when they came up against Croston last weekend

A batting lesson for Longridge CC

Longridge bowler Ian Simpson believes Josh Mullin has set the template for their batters to follow this season.

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Neil Holden top-scored for Longridge at the weekend

Longridge CC win the battle of the top two

Saturday’s showers could not prevent Longridge CC from remaining at the top of the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division.

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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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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.

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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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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