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White Coppice celebrate as they claim elusive victory

White Coppice’s cricketers have found that winning feeling... at long last.

Sport
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
Bamber Bridge skipper Matt Lawlor lifts the NPL First Division North play-off final trophy

Bamber Bridge have big plans for future prosperity

Plans are in place to take Bamber Bridge into the higher echelons of the non-league pyramid.

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.
Sport

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

Leyland's Liv Cooke's freestyle skills usher in World Cup

As preparations for the World Cup enter the final phase, football fans are being treated to the silky skills of  Leyland’s Liv Cooke.
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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.

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Sam Marsh

Croston knocked off top of the table

Croston had a weekend to forget as they were knocked off the top of the table after a thumping at Factory Lane by Vernon Carus.

Sport
Photo Neil Cross'Euxton v Brinscall'Waqir Rafique hits the boundary on his way to 100

Ton for Rafique as Euxton win derby battle with Brinscall

Waqar Rafique hit a superb century as Euxton beat derby rivals Brinscall by 72 runs on Sunday to top Ramsbottom Cup Group 1.

Sport
Dave Makinson of Leyland CC

Tailenders wag to help Leyland beat Fulwood

Tailenders Alex Williams and Andrew Jacques ensured Leyland just edged past Fulwood and Broughton in a thrilling end at Highfield.

Sport
Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds

Bamber Bridge won’t bet the ranch in quest for success

Neil Reynolds will not be held to ransom as he seeks to boost his squad for the challenge of the NPL Premier Division football next season.

Football
Gareth Southgate on the decks in the music video for Russia Calling (Get on the Plane). Credit: The Diamond Formation and Ben J Franklin.

Russia Calling! Preston band The Diamond Formation's World Cup anthem is taking the internet by storm

“Forget the pain, forget the history, get on the plane optimistically.”
Music
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
Alistair Waddecar will play as a striker next season (photo: Ruth Hornby)

Bamber Bridge boss delighted as Alistair Waddecar signs up again

Bamber Bridge manager Neil Reynolds is delighted that his ‘talisman’ Alistair Waddecar has extended his stay at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium.

Football

WATCH: Lancashire's world champion freestyle footballer Liv Cooke announces she will defend her title

Lancashire’s world champion freestyle footballer Liv Cooke has sent shock waves through the freestyling world after announcing she will defend her title at the upcoming world championships.
Football

Heathcote returning ‘home’ to Deepdale

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

Business
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.
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Army veteran Jonathan Mitchell, from Whittle-Le-Woods, is off to Australia later this year to compete in powerlifting at the Invictus Games. Jonathan was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer in 2012 and was given an 8 percent chance of survival. Picture by Paul Heyes, Saturday May 19, 2018.

Army hero Jonathan is ready for the future

Army veteran Jonathan Mitchell is certainly up for a challenge.

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Simon Wiles (right) with Bamber Bridge manager Neil Reynolds

Departing assistant manager Simon Wiles will leave a big hole at Bamber Bridge

Bamber Bridge assistant manager Simon Wiles will be a hard act to follow, says boss Neil Reynolds.

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