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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.

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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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.

Lady captain Linda Hacking and club president Roger Cain flank club captain Mike Catlow, pictured with club members, before their drive-in at Longridge Golf Club.

Longridge Golf Club captains drive into the new season

Hoping for great golf and good weather during their year of captaincy, Longridge Golf Club’s new captains, Mike Catlow and Linda Hacking, drove into office last Saturday.

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Where are the best cricket clubs in Lancashire?

Help us decide where the top cricket clubs are in the region.

Prince Harry putting  Kieran in the picture at the Invictus Games in Toronto, 2017

Lancashire's inspirational Invictus Games archer in new contest

Disabled Lancashire archer Kieran Wood is going for gold ... again.


Big Interview: Swimming star Stephanie Slater opens up on decision to retire from the sport

As Stephanie Slater succinctly puts it, ‘To look at me, you wouldn’t think there was anything wrong’.

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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.

Stephanie Slater

Paralympic swimming champion Stephanie announces retirement

Preston golden girl Stephanie Slater has retired from competitive swimming.

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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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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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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.


Have a go at .... squash

A ball sport played by two (singles) or four players (doubles) in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball.
Sharon Jones at Samlesbury Hall

Wayward golfers in blitz on historic hall

Donald Campbell’s Bluebird was built there, but now drivers of a different kind are crashing into Samlesbury Hall.

Longridge Golf Club's individual winners celebrate their success

Longridge golfers pick up their prizes

The success of both individual and team prize winners was celebrated recently during the annual presentation evening at Longridge Golf Club.

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Proud Josie with grandad Peter at his MBE presentation in 2013

Following in her hero’s tyremarks

Actor Josie Cerise has pledged to carry on the fight to protect her grandfather’s legacy . . . the Guild Wheel.

Some of the Ribble Valley District Under-11 development squad with players from Longridge as well as Clitheroe, Read, Ribblesdale Wanderers, Ribble Valley Raiders, Salesbury and Whalley

Cricket’s prize performers to be honoured at Longridge CC

Ribble Valley’s deputy mayor and mayoress will see the area’s developing cricket talent when they attend Sunday’s Ribble Valley Cricket Development Group’s awards evening at Longridge CC.

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Jonathan Millward was named as Longridge CC's first XI player of the year for the 2017 season

Millward bowls over the rest to win Longridge CC award

Longridge CC already know one of their opponents for the 2018 season.

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Competing in the cyclocross event at Chipping.

Cyclocross in Chipping has been hailed a ‘tremendous success’

Despite the poor weather, cyclocross - Britain’s fastest growing cycle sport - arrived in Chipping for the first time and has been hailed a tremendous success.

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