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It takes grit and passion to live out your dream

Olympic figure skaters have run a mile to inspire young athletes to achieve their dreams. MEGAN TITLEY spoke to Stacey Kemp and David King to find out what it takes to reach the heady heights of success

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Leyland Warriors Under 14s take instructions at half-time

Warriors in Shield final and first for Panthers

Leyland Warriors’ ARLFC Under-14s side earned a place in the NWC Shield final after a thrilling 22-0 home victory over South Trafford Raiders.

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Chorley ski star Ryding is setting his sights high

Chorley slalom skier Dave Ryding has re-set his goals after enjoying a career best season on the snow slopes of the world.

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A second man has been arrested as part of the investigation into the death of 18-year-old Ellen Higginbottom.

Man arrested at Preston address in connection with Wigan teen's murder

A man has been arrested at an address in Preston on suspicion of murder following the death of teenager Ellen Higginbottom in Wigan, say police.
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Leyland Warriors Under-11s in action against Newton Storm

Warriors overcome losing players early

Leyland Warriors Under-14s beat Folly Lane 22-14 at Moss Side in a very physical match.

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Ken Duncan, the former owner of Duncans Menswear on Fishergate has been fundraising for Derian House since 1993

Fundraising in full swing for 20th golf day event in aid of Derian House

An annual golf event which has raised more than £70,000 for a Chorley children’s hospice will return this June for its 20th year.
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Leyland Netball tournament. The courts have recently been part of a redevelopment project and the tournament is part of the official unveiling.

Courting success at golden celebrations

You could call it ‘throwing’ a party. . . For a netball tournament was used as the official unveiling of new courts which were part of a redevelopment programme at Leyland Sports Association.

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Club chairman Gary Hill, centre, with Phil Roberts, former chairman and coaching co-ordinator, left, and open age player Peter Heatley.

‘Overwhelming’ support for the Warriors

An arson-hit rugby club says it is staggered by the amazing support it has received following a devastating blaze which gutted its clubhouse.

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‘The Eagle’ soaring to a stage show landing

Britain’s most famous loser is coming in to land in Preston next month.

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Little Joshua’s memory is a true marathon motivator

A tragic tot from Leyland touched the heart of a marathon runner as he raised vital funds for menigitis research.

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Swimmers making a splash at worldwide games

Two Leyland swimmers are on top of the world after battling back against life-threatening illness.

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British IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is set to take on heavyweight legend Wladimir Klitschko this Saturday at Wembley stadium.

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Have a go at... kickboxing

A sport based on kicking and punching, historically developed from Karate, Muay Thai, Kun Khmer, and Boxing. It is a combination of boxing, martial arts and aerobics.

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Grand National 2017: Another winner for racehorse owner Trevor Hemmings?

The Randox Health Grand National takes place on Saturday April 8.

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Ryding faces fight to win National title

He may have a World Cup slalom podium to his name this year, but skier Dave Ryding is anticipating a fight to win at the Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships.

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Defeat for Leyland youngsters

Leyland Warriors‘ Under-7s team welcomed Wigan St Jude’s to Moss Side for their first game of the season but slipped to a 12-6 defeat.

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Your free £5 bet on the Cheltenham Festival with BetSid

Fast-off-the-mark Lancashire bookmaker BetSid is galloping ahead, after opening its seventh store in time for the highlight of the racing season, The Cheltenham Festival.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan to cut back on interviews after latest controversy

Ronnie O'Sullivan insists he will no longer give in-depth interviews after the latest controversy regarding his comments to the media.
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North West Air Ambulance Leyland Golf Club presentation
Pic: (L to R) Vince Slater, Lynne Whittaker, Paramedic Pup, Sue Hodgson, Steve Fisher

Captains fantastic are a driving force

A mercy mission air charity is on cloud nine after receiving an “exceptional” donation.

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Ride celebrates opening of latest Loop section

The latest section of the Leyland Loop is finished.

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