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Ex-Chorley player is latest to come forward in football abuse scandal

Former Chorley striker David Eatock is the latest player to claim he was abused by a football coach as a youngster.

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Leanne Hurst goes through her routine in Los Angeles

Abs-fab Leanne stuns the bodybuilding world

Leanne Hurst has muscled her way into international bodybuilding faster than you can say “abs-fab.”

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The Met Office have issued an Amber warning for Lancashire

SNOW ALERT: Met office issues Yellow warning for Lancashire

The Met Office have issued a Yellow alert for ice and snow in Lancashire on Thursday evening and overnight into Friday in the Northwest.
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Panthers Under-14s' Howard Hackett in action

Panthers’ victory delivers league title

Chorley Panthers Under-14s clinched promotion to the Premier League with a hard-fought 18-14 win over Super Eight’s table toppers Crosfields at home.

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Playing pool

Pool club proposal chalks up a success

Exciting plans for a new 1,000 membership pool club in Leyland have been given the go-ahead.

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Site of the proposed Leyland Pool Club

Champion ambition of Leyland pool club

Exciting plans for a new 1,000 membership pool club in Leyland have been unveiled.

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Fundraisers take part in a snooker match for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Snooker match raises money for cancer charity

Snooker players held a charity competition to raise funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.
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Deloitte Ride Across Britain come through Lancashire 
More than 700 cyclists are riding 969 miles across the country. They will arrive in John OGroats on Sunday, September 18
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Endurance cyclists sweep through Lancashire on way to John O’Groats

ONE of the UK’s largest organised endurance bike rides has passed through Lancashire on the way to John O’Groats.

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Paralympian Stephanie Slater proudly shows off the silver medal she won at the Paralympic Games

Slater hopes to emulate silver success

Longridge swimming star Stephanie Slater was aiming to win a first Paralympic Games gold medal yesterday in Rio de Janeiro.

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Tommy Gallagher was Leyland Warriors man of the match against Leigh East

Leyland capitalise on a solid opening

Leyland Warriors’ North West Men’s League Division Two side beat Leigh East 38-12 to claim some vital points.

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Britain's Holly Bradshaw competes during the women's pole vault final, during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Holly: “I’m pleased with Olympic fifth”

Lancashire athlete Holly Bradshaw said she was pleased she improved on her Olympic performance, despite missing out on a medal.

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Super Saturday: Rio 2016 day eight highlights

Watch our round-up from day eight at Rio 2016.

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Bradley Wiggins

Lancashire’s cycling hero Wiggo goes into Olympic history

Sir Bradley Wiggins moved into Olympic folklore with his fifth gold medal and eighth in all as Great Britain won the team pursuit in Rio last night.

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Jacob Donald on the burst

Warriors lose out in table-top affair

Leyland Warriors Men’s North West Men’s League Division Five team travelled to Orrell St James in a top-of-the-table encounter but came away beaten 36-16.

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Si Dempsey carries the ball against Leigh Miners Rangers

Slow start in semi cost Leyland dear

Leyland Warriors were left to reflect on the poorest possible start to their North West Men’s League Trophy semi-final at Leigh Miners Rangers, where they went down 52-34.

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Chris Froome. Credit: Shutterstock

Gold medal or DNF, how will you fare in our Olympic quiz?

It’s hard to believe it’s already four years since the triumph of the London Olympic Games but next week the 31st Olympiad will get under way in Rio de Janeiro.

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Tommy Gallagher crosses for Warriors

Manc-tastic effort from Leyland lads

Leyland Warriors’ North West Men’s League Division Two side travelled to Manchester Sports Arena to face Manchester Rangers for the third time this year and came away 22-18 winners.

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Emma Currie, right, and Scarlett Heyes who are going to the Paralympics in Rio after their school - Woodlea Junior in Leyland - won a competition through Sainsburys Active Kids Paralympic Challenge, a programme that encourages young people to take part in Paralympic sports.

Girls on their marks for Rio Paralympics

Rio we go . . . two excited youngsters are counting down the days to the trip of a lifetime.

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Karl Fleming, Clare Traynor, Hannah Robinson and Jo Gore get ready to launch Buckshaw Green Man 5K

Weekly run for children's charity has gathered great pace

A new weekly run aimed at raising funds for children has gathered more than 100 participants before it has even started.
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