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Waiting game for ex-Pool director Belokon in court battle with former wife

The former director of Blackpool FC is waiting to see whether he has won a High Court battle over money with his former wife who is fighting for millions of pounds.

Football

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
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.

News
The aim of the Give Up Loving Pop (GULP) campaign is to get more kids active  and to rehydrate with healthy drinks such as water or low-fat milk.

Lancashire's football clubs unite to tackle sugary drinks head-on

Three football clubs in Lancashire – including Preston North End – have teamed up with community organisations and the county council to bring an end to sugary drinks and encourage physical activity. TOM EARNSHAW reports.
Health
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

Heathcote returning ‘home’ to Deepdale

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

Business
Garstang FC show off their new first-team shirt as the result of a three=year sponsorship deal with GA Associates

Garstang FC climb the pyramid

Garstang FC are ready for the next chapter in the club’s history after moving up to the Hallmark Security League.

Football
Declan Rudd during his Q&A with students.

Preston North End stars head back to the classroom

Pupils at a Preston primary school were treated to a PE lesson with a difference when Preston North End goalkeeper Declan Rudd turned up to lead a kickabout.
Education
Peter Clark of the Bull & Royal, Church Street, Preston, has brought in a 17 foot screen for the World Cup. Photos Neil Cross.

Seventeen foot super screen ready for summer of football

A sky high 17-foot screen – costing £20,000 – has been set up at a city centre pub to cheer on England in this summer’s World Cup.

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Garstang and Longridge Town have both been promoted to step six

Garstang and Longridge Town both move on up

Garstang and Longridge Town will be playing at a new level next season after both sides’ applications to join the Hallmark Security League were accepted.

Football
Garstang celebrate lifting the West Lancashire League Premier Division trophy last week

Garstang FC’s players deserved their double

Garstang boss Lee Baker has paid tribute to his players’ performances following a hugely successful season.

Football

Garstang boss Lee Baker proud of players’ league and cup double

Garstang boss Lee Baker said his players proved themselves to be deserved winners of the West Lancashire League Premier Division.

Football
Garstang were easy winners against Slyne with Hest last Saturday

Garstang’s title bid goes down to the final game

Garstang boss Lee Baker wants his players to embrace the challenge now they are back in pole position for the West Lancashire League Premier Division title.

Football
Garstang were comfortable winners against Slyne with Hest on Saturday

Match report: Garstang 5 Slyne with Hest 0

Garstang kept up the pressure on Blackpool Wren Rovers with a 5-0 win over Slyne with Hest in front of a large crowd at a sun-kissed Riverside.

Football
Garstang FC striker Alan Coar

Match report: Garstang 7 Vickerstown 1

Garstang were 7-1 winners against a depleted Vickerstown side in midweek to keep their West Lancashire League Premier Division title hopes alive.

Football
Sir Alex Ferguson has had emergency surgery, Man Utd said (Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire)

Ex-Man Utd boss Sir Alex Ferguson has emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage

Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery today for a brain haemorrhage, his former club Manchester United have announced.

News
Garstang were comfortable winners against Longridge Town at the weekend

Match report: Longridge Town 0 Garstang 2

Garstang kept up the pressure on league leaders Blackpool Wren Rovers with a 2-0 win against Longridge Town.

Football
Garstang manager Lee Baker and assistant Neil Beesley celebrate Richardson Cup success

Garstang FC’s players can look back with satisfaction

Garstang boss Lee Baker has warmed up for Wednesday’s Lancashire Shield final by saying his players should take pride in their achievements.

Football
Garstang FC striker Ryan Dodd

Match report: Hesketh Bank 1 Garstang 1

Garstang dropped two points in their quest for the West Lancashire League Premier Division title race when they drew 1-1 at Hesketh Bank on Saturday.

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