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Laura in England squad for Gold Coast

Chorley’s world No.4 Laura Massaro is on her way to Australia’s Gold Coast after being named in Team England’s squash squad.

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Ian English

Great Britain calls are real tonic for Leyland Warriors

The news that two of its players will represent Great Britain was just the tonic for a rugby league club still reeling from an arson attack on its clubhouse last year.

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Lisa Whiteside

Whiteside in Commonwealth Games squad

Preston boxer Lisa Whiteside will go gunning for Commonwealth Games gold later this year.

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Dave Ryding

Ryding's a hot tip for Olympic glory

Chorley ski star Dave Ryding is ignoring all the ‘outside noise’ as he attempts to become Great Britain’s first Olympic slalom champion.
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Chorley pole vaulter Holly Bradshaw

Holly sets deadline for winning major prizes

Holly Bradshaw is hoping to achieve all of her career ambitions within the next three years – then happily retire into family life.

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Leyland Barracudas Masters (back row, from left): Matt Burrows, Chris Hamer, Matt Houghton, Jess Thorpe and Chris Horne. Front row: Emily Sinkinson, Carole Jepson, Elaine Fitchie and Ashley Leech

Leyland Barracudas Masters team visit Germany

Several members of Leyland Barracudas’ successful Masters’ swim team are travelling to Flensburg in Germany to compete in an international event.

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Chorley's Charlie McCrone in action in Birmingham

Last-eight spot was success for Charlie

Lancashire’s rising squash star Charlie McCrone says she banked a wealth of experience after reaching the quarter-finals in her first major tournament last week.

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Charlie Mccrone pictured right with Chorley's world No.4 Laura Massaro

Charlie hopes for best of British in Birmingham

Lancashire’s squash star Charlie Mccrone has been praised for her enthusiasm for the sport as she gets set to make her debut at the prestigious British Junior Open in Birmingham today.

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Charlie Mccrone pictured with Laura Massaro

Chorley junior squash star set for 'junior Wimbledon of squash'

Lancashire's female squash star Charlie Mccrone has been praised for her enthusiasm for the sport as she gets set to make her debut at the prestigious British Junior Open in Birmingham on Wednesday.

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Leyland Boxing day 10k

Runners dash around Worden Park in Leyland

Hundreds braved the cold rain to shake off the mince pies in a Boxing Day 10k.

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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.

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Alfie Davidson

Speed demon Alfie is a natural race ace

A Leyland race ace could be a superbike star of the future after a terrific debut season in the sport.

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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.
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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.

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Win number six for Jeffers

Jeffers scores points win on Liverpool show

Eccleston boxing prospect Mark Jeffers maintained his 100 per cent record as a professional with a points win over the experienced Christian Hoskin Gomez at the BT Convention Centre in Liverpool.

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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.

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James and Ian Fox

Father and son from Coppull triumph in Mauritius

Coppull father and son Ian and James Fox have won the first ever American Golf Tournament of Champions.

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Andrew Christopher Tomlinson, 32, who goes by the name of Chris, has been wanted since August 19

Police warn public not to approach wanted man

Police are warning members of the public not to approach a wanted man who has links to Chorley, Leyland and Wigan.
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Kayleigh Roberts

Country and county call-ups for Leyland Warriors rugby duo

Two Leyland Warriors stars are celebrating this week after earning representative recognition.

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TeamSport has karting venues across the UK

Go-karting centre gets green light

An indoor go-kart track has been given the green light by councillors.

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