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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.

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.

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.
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.

Match action for Leyland Warriors Under-14s NWC Plate Final against Oldham St Annes

Amateur RL: Warriors & Panthers action

There was no glory for Leyland Warriors ARLFC Under-14s as they were beaten 22-8 by Oldham St Anne’s in the NWC Plate 

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Chinese Lions add a dash of colour to the launch of Preston's new dragon boat

The eyes have it at dragon boat launch

It was a case of dotting the eyes and crossing the Marina when Preston paddlers took delivery of their first brand new dragon boat.

BMX champ Finley Hough, seven, from Clayton-le-Woods

Clayton-le-Woods BMX rider Finley Hough is British champion aged just seven

A seven year old BMX rider from Clayton-le-Woods has raced his way to the top becoming a British champion.

Megan's joy at racing chance

A Leyland schoolgirl has secured an exclusive place in a first-ever wheelchair national race.

Ian and James Fox have reached the  American Golf  Family Championship national final

Leyland father and son head to Belfry

Father and son team Ian and James Fox from Leyland have qualified for the national final of the American Golf Family Championship.

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Brad Carsley in action for previous club Longridge Town

UPDATE: Bamber Bridge footballer Brad Carsley suffered severe concussion after cracking his head during match

A Bamber Bridge footballer suffered severe concussion after cracking his head on a concrete wall during a game this afternoon.


BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.

Have a Go at.... cue sports

Cue sports, also known as billiard sports, include snooker, pool or billiards.
We're in charge . . . Leyland Golf Club volunteers on the 18th at Royal Birkdale

In land of Open glory at the 18th

The world’s top golfers won’t be the only familiar faces to TV viewers in Lancashire as the Open Championship reaches its climax this weekend.

The successful Jump UK trampolinists - back row; Amy Pickering, Megan Davies, Lucy Moores. Front row, Henry Barnes and Will Fothergill.

Trampolinists jump to national success

A Leyland gymnastics and trampoline club is jumping for joy after it secured three gold medals at the National Championships.

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Megan Bradley, from Leyland, will take part in a Superhero Series.

Leyland ‘superhero’ Megan to push through the pain barrier to complete triathlon

A 13-year-old ‘superhero’ says she will push past the pain barrier to complete a special triathlon.

More than 2,400 athletes from more than 40 countries will compete in the UKs premier long-distance triathalon this weekend.
The Ironman will start with a wave as athletes begin their 2.4-mile swim taking in two laps of the lake at Pennington Flash Country Park in Leigh.

UK’s premier triathlon to come to town

More than 2,400 athletes from more than 40 countries will compete in the UK’s premier long-distance triathlon this weekend.

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