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Chorley-born boxer Lisa Whiteside wins boxing gold medal at Commonwealth Games

Lisa Whiteside is the Commonwealth Games champion after she defeated Northern Ireland’s Carly McNaul in the flyweight final on the Gold Coast.

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Holly Bradshaw

Pole vaulter Holly Bradshaw finishes fourth in Commonwealth Games

A maiden Commonwealth Games medal just eluded Holly Bradshaw on Friday but the Preston pole-vaulter insists there is plenty more to come from her this summer.
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Lisa Whiteside

Preston boxer Lisa Whiteside wins semi-final and will fight for Commonwealth Games gold

Lisa Whiteside may force the great Barry McGuigan to switch allegiances on Sunday as the Preston puncher goes for Commonwealth Games gold in Australia.
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The action at the Commonwealth Games gets underway in the early hours of Thursday morning UK time.

When are Lancashire's athletes in action for Team England at the Commonwealth Games?

A host of Lancashire stars across a range of sports are in action at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia.
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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.

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Dave Ryding

Chorley skier Dave Ryding wins British Championship for ninth time

British Olympian Dave Ryding defended his slalom title for the ninth time at the Delancey British Alpine Skiing Championships in Tignes on Friday.

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Leyland's crown green bowlers to meet with South Ribble Council leadership to discuss club fee row

Crown green bowlers in Leyland have been backed by South Ribble’s deputy leader as the saga over fees rolls on.
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Bowls news

Bowling leagues’ registration nights

The Leyland and District Bowling League registration night is this coming Monday, March 19, at Leyland and Farington at 8pm.

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WATCH: Protests continue over crown green bowling costs at Leyland Sports Association

Emotions remain at a high in Leyland after politicians and members of Leyland Sports Association (LSA) continue to protests new playing charges.
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Bowlers at Lancashire Sports Association were locked out of their greens on Monday, March 12.

Worries over the future of crown green bowls in Leyland after club protesters are locked out of town green

The future of bowling in Leyland could be under threat after a price hike at the town’s green.
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John Gorton

Sporting pro John Gorton takes over as capain of Chorley Golf Club

A professional sportsman who swapped tries for tees has been named as this year’s captain of Chorley Golf Club.

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Leyland Barracudas swimmers in Germany

Barracudas’ trip is hailed huge success

Jess Thorpe was the star of the show when a team of nine swimmers from Leyland Barracudas competed in the 37th International Masters Swimming event hosted by Flensberger SchwimmKlub in northern Germany.

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John Gibson has retired from coaching squash

Big Interview: Squash coach John Gibson

Craig Salmon talks to squash coaching stalwart John Gibson, who has announced his retirement after 25 years of dedication to the sport

Squash stalwart John Gibson is proud of everything he has accomplished after dedicating much of his life to helping children in the area get more active.

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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.

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Dave Ryding

Dave Ryding claims top 10 place in slalom at Winter Olympics

From Pendle to Pyeongchang, Chorley's Dave Ryding became the first British alpine skier to crack an Olympic top 10 in 30 years, then immediately set his sights on greater glory.

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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.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan pictured at Preston Guild Hall on Monday (photo: eventphotos67)

Rocket Ronnie off to flier at Guild Hall

Ronnie O’Sullivan beat Robert Milkins 4-0 to reach the last 16 of the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix at Preston Guild Hall.

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Laura Massaro is in the Team England squad

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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