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Hospital team take to muddy fun run to raise funds for Garstang girl Phoebe Roskell

Hospital staff are gearing up to take part in a 5km muddy run fun to raise money for Garstang girl Phoebe Roskell.
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Mayor Stuart Carefoot and President Roger Cain cut the ribbon at the official opening of new male and female changing rooms and conference room at Longridge Golf Club. Photos by David Hurst.

Longridge Golf Club celebrates state-of-the-art commerce hub

Expansion plans at Longridge Golf Club have finally been completed – putting it in a premium position to bring further commercial and business opportunities to the town.

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Lyndon in the video he posted to Facebook. Photo via Facebook.com/LyndonPoskittRacing/

Salvation for Wyre biker Lyndon Poskitt ahead of Austrian rally

A top Wyre motorcyclist, who was left on the verge of tears after heartless thieves stole thousands of pounds of expensive equipment, has been spared race misery.

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Gareth Southgate on the decks in the music video for Russia Calling (Get on the Plane). Credit: The Diamond Formation and Ben J Franklin.

Russia Calling! Preston band The Diamond Formation's World Cup anthem is taking the internet by storm

“Forget the pain, forget the history, get on the plane optimistically.”
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Boxer Stuart Maddox teams up with campaigners Safety Guide to bring anti-bullying sessions to Preston's schools

A top city boxer is teaming up with campaigners to offer Preston’s schoolchildren anti-bullying sessions after a video of a city youngster apparently being bullied went viral.
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Former Lancashire Evening Post studio manager and cartoonist Ken Wignall celebrating his 80th birthday with eldest grandchildren Ben and Sam

Cartoonist Ken Wignall leaves a legacy of laughter

Glowing tributes have been paid to cartoonist and former Lancashire Evening Post art studio manager Ken Wignall - the man who could not stop drawing.
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Why not try out the centres vast array of climbing walls?

CITY BUZZ: Preston's Clip 'n Climb set for morning of free climbing fun

Preston’s premier climbing wall facility is teaming up with a city community radio station to offer a morning of free, family-friendly fun.

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Jasmine Jolly

From Garstang to GB for hurdler Jasmine?

Garstang Community Academy pupil Jasmine Jolly overcame yet more hurdles to break cchampionship records.

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Red Rose Road Runner Mark Willett took part in the race, which saw every runner donate 1 towards the Royal Manchester Childrens Hospital (Ward 84) and Ronald McDonald House Manchester who, after their 18-month-old son Jacob was diagnosed with cancer, have been central in caring for the toddler.

Blacksticks 10 Road Race runners rally around little Jacob Willett

The sun was shining and smiles were gleaming as hundreds took to the streets around Beacon Fell to raise vital funds for ill infant Jacob Willett.
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Garstang celebrate their Lancashire/Cheshire Three title success

Garstang RUFC take home the title

Garstang are celebrating after claiming the Lancashire/Cheshire Three title last weekend.

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Prestons Mayor and Mayoress Brian and Trisha Rollo with race organisers Graham Jackson and Kevin Harmer.

COMPETITION: Get your running shoes at the ready!

Runners will once again descend on the streets of Preston this September for the city’s 10k race – and you have the chance to grab yourself a free entry.
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Bethan Jones has raised more than 1,600 for disability charity Sense after taking inspiration from her cousin Jack who struggles to hear.

London Marathon joy for runner Bethan Jones

A Grimsargh woman has passed the ultimate test when it comes to British running by completing the London Marathon.

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Edgar Nicholls races through to score a try for Garstang against Birchfield last weekend

Garstang RUFC are one win from the title

Garstang RUFC are one win away from the Lancs/Cheshire 3 title after gaining promotion with victory against Birchfield on Saturday.

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Longridge Golf Club Womens Captain Linda Hacking driving off

Thousands raised by Longridge golf captain Linda after swimming 22 miles for diabetes research

The Lady Captain at Longridge Golf Club has swapped her five irons for a dip in the  pool – swimming a length equal to the English Channel to raise vital awareness and cash for diabetes research.

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Garstang Ladies Hockey Club's second team defeated their Longridge counterparts

Match report: Garstang Ladies 2 Longridge 0

Garstang Ladies Hockey Club’s seconds retained the Caley Cup with a 2-0 victory against their Longridge counterparts at Preston last weekend.

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St John's Hospice Community Fundraiser Karen Crossley, St John's Fundraising Manager Jo Humphrey, Lisa Lodge of Vincents Solicitors and Booths Specialist Supervisor Lesley Blackburn.

The final countdown to Garstang's first ever colour dash is on

The countdown to the first ever Garstang Colour Dash this weekend is now on!
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A Lancashire Typhoons training session in January. Photo: Rob Lock.

Historic day as inclusive rugby team play their first ever match

Lancashire’s newest gay-friendly and inclusive rugby team has played its first ever match in what has been labelled as an ‘historic’ event for the sports team.
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Ellie Higham went close to scoring for Garstang's third XI against Pendle

Garstang are punished by Pendle

Garstang Ladies Hockey Club’s third XI were beaten by Pendle in their final division one match of the season.

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Garstang won at the weekend

Match report: Garstang RUFC 31 Ellesmere Port 12

Garstang RUFC went top of the Lancs/Cheshire Three table after beating Ellesmere Port 31-12 in a battle of this season’s North and South winners.

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Preston weightlifter Sarah Davies wins silver at Commonwealth Games

Sarah Davies won a Commonwealth Games silver medal in the women’s 69kg weightlifting.

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