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Guild Wheel’s Peter in call for ‘respect’

The co-creator of the Guild Wheel has called on cyclists and motorists to show more respect for each other after he was injured in a “road rage” confrontation.

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Jasmine Jolly and Michael Fisher

Jolly good meet for Garstang hurdler Jasmine

Garstang Community Academy are celebrating after seeing two of their students finish top of the class.

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Andrew Bradshaw, Paula Boscott School of Dance, receiving outstanding achievement award from Strictly Come Dancers performers AJ Pritchard and Chloe Hewitt.

Strictly Come Dancing stars put on a show at school’s awards evening

A dancing school in Garstang had some very special guests attend its awards evening.

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Eddie the Eagle

‘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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Blacksticks 10K in Whitechapel

The hills are alive in Whitechapel for Blacksticks Blue 10k

Enthusiastic runners took to the scenic roads of Whitechapel and beyond for the annual Blacksticks Blue 10K Road Race in celebration of fun, fitness and road racing.

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Event organiser Chris (also known as Jack) Horner (left of the bear) promotes the Garstang Gallop, a charity run to raise funds for The Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, pictured with friends, members of Garstang Running Club and the charity mascot.

Miles of smiles from Garstang club members who love to run

It started with an advert in the local paper in which friends Clive Bruce and John Winder sent out a call to all running enthusiasts to come and join them in starting a new club.

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Committee members collect their awards at Preston Sports Awards from Great Britain international Nicola White

Garstang’s prize performers pick up their awards

Garstang Ladies Hockey Club’s prize performers for the 2016/17 season were honoured at the club’s annual presentation evening.

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Jane Sherriff and Chris Horner (right) with  fellow runners and supporters promoting a previous  Sherriff 10k in Scorton

Invite to run in Scorton’s Sherriff 10K race on Sunday

If you were inspired by the London marathon, why not think about trying a shorter run this weekend?

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Garstangs ladies claimed victory in the Caley and Lishman Cups

Hockey players celebrate doing the double

Garstang Ladies Hockey Club’s junior sides celebrated after doing the double in the Caley Cup and Lishman Cup finals.

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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

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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Stuart Dawson could not help Garstang to victory against Didsbury Toc H in their Lancashire Bowl semi-final

Semi-final woe for Garstang RUFC

Garstang were knocked out of the Lancashire Bowl on Saturday after losing a pulsating semi-final game against Didsbury Toc H at Didsbury Sports Ground by a scoreline of 32-22.

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Rallycross competitor Georgia Shiels

Seventh for Shiels on rallycross debut

Catterall driver Georgia Shiels hopes to hit top gear after making the switch from stage rallying to rallycross.

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Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown hoists the Stanley Cup after the Kings beat the New Jersey Devils 6-1 during Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup finals, Monday, June 11, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

How a Preston man gave ice hockey the Stanley Cup

A former Preston MP, who went on to become Governor General of Canada, has been immortalised for the donation of the most prestigious trophy in world ice hockey.

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Kathryn Watson proved a rock for Garstangs seconds

Premier promotion prize for seconds

Garstang Ladies Hockey Club’s seconds claimed promotion to the Premier League at the weekend thanks to a 4-1 victory against Fylde’s thirds.

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Garstang RUFC held a round robin event and saw the Blues reach the LBS Plate final with victory against Widnes thirds

Fitting farewell to Garstang RUFC stalwart

Garstang Rugby Club had a day of celebration and success on Saturday as they celebrated the retirement of club president Bobby Johnston and saw the Blues progress to the final of the LBS Plate.

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The Garstang Community Academy year seven rugby union team

Top marks for Academy pupils

Garstang Community Academy’s year seven rugby team had a successful day when they competed in a four-team tournament.

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World’s top darts stars coming to Preston venue

Some of the world’s best professional darts players are arrowing in to Preston for an exciting night of sporting entertainment at the Guild Hall later this year.

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Garstang Academy pupil and swimmer Jack Howard

Swimmer Jack’s hard work reaps rewards

A Garstang Academy student is making a splash in the swimming pool after a medal-winning display at the Lancashire County Championships.

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Back (l-r): Jessica Critchley, Natalie Charlesworth, Jack Charmak Front (l-r): Matthew Charlesworth and Ernie Collinson

Garstang swimmers make a splash

Six swimmers from Garstang Amateur Swimming Club achieved a total of 13 qualifying times to race against the best swimmers in the county when the Lancashire County Championships were held over two weekends in Manchester.

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