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Map out a great new hobby

A series of orienteering events around the area are waiting to be challenged.

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Hockey action from Lytham Ladies (blue and white) v Pendle Forest, at AKS School.
Amie Knighton clears for Lytham.  PIC BY ROB LOCK
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Forest continue their title charge with convincing win

Pendle Forest’s charge towards the North Hockey Women’s League Division 2 North West title continue with an 8-0 win at Lytham on Saturday.

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Pendle Forest 2nd (red) v Leyland and Chorley 1st (black), Ladies Hockey at Marsden Heights College, Nelson. Hayley Baines in action for Pendle Forest. Picture by Paul Heyes, Saturday October 31, 2015.

Forest in seventh heaven!

Forest maintained their winning ways in the North Hockey Women’s League Division 2 North West at Ulverston in their first game of the new year.

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Family and friends of Martin Simm, who died in October, are organising a charity fundraising day in his memory.

Special fund raising day to honour much loved son of Padiham

The friends of a well known Padiham man, who died in October after a courageous three year battle against cancer, have organised a day in his honour to raise cash for two charities that helped him.

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Megaslam is coming to Colne in late January.

Colne gets ready to rumble!

Colne Muni Theatre will play host to a spectacular attraction for any wrestling aficionados as one of Europe's premier shows comes to the town in late January.

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Great Britain's Sir Bradley Wiggins

Sir Bradley Wiggins announces retirement from professional cycling

Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from professional cycling in a statement.
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Prince Harry at Cast North West

Harry is rugby league’s new royal patron

Her Majesty The Queen is to step down as royal patron of the Rugby Football League.

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Reece Robertson is hoping to make Andy Murray, Love Britain the tennis star's theme tune. (s)

Rapper making waves with Andy Murray song

A grime rapper - signed to the same agency as Green Day and One Direction - is hoping to blow up the music industry with his Andy Murray track.

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These girls really show they can!

The amazing success of Sport England’s campaign to get more women into sport should be celebrated by everyone.

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World champion Eryn Fletcher (right)

Muay Thai World Champion Eryn is the golden girl in Italy

Teenager Eryn Fletcher dug deep and struck gold in the WTKA unified World Championships.

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Year 9 and 10 pupils Hibah Tabassam, Sienna Rattigan, Tyler Young, Leah Allen and Olivia McGlinchey. (s)

Coaches’ prestigious academy places

These Sir John Thursby Community College pupils have collectively gained five out of only 30 places available across the county at a reputable coaching academy.
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Jones Homes teams up with Clitheroe Rugby Club in 40th year

Jones Homes builds new partnership with Clitheroe Rugby Club for its 40th season

Swapping building sites for a Ribble Valley rugby pitch, Jones Homes has teamed up with Clitheroe Rugby Club for the 2016/2017 season.

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Rounders club strikes gold

Burnley Rounders Club made it past first base when it was honoured at this year’s Lancashire Sports Awards.

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Double Paralympic medallist Tom is in dreamland

Double Paralympic medallist Tom Hamer says that all of his dreams have come true in a whirlwind year.

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Olympian Sophie (right) donating her signed Team GB shirt to Pendleside Hospice fund raiser, Vikki Bazeak.

Olympian launches Pendleside Hospice appeal

Burnley-born Olympic bronze medallist, Sophie Hitchon, has helped launch Inside Spa’s Christmas fundraising appeal for Pendleside Hospice.

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Paralympic GB's Tom Hamer during a media session at the London Aquatics Centre, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday August 29, 2016. See PA story PARALYMPICS Swimming. Photo credit should read: John Walton/PA Wire.

Double Paralympic medallist Tom Hamer has been shortlisted for the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award.

The former Burnley Bobcat could follow in the footsteps of previous winners Wayne Rooney, Tom Daley, Andy Murray, Amber Hill and Claudia Fragapane if he is presented with the accolade.

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Action from Burnley RUFC's win over Garstang

Burnley batter Garstang

Everything clicked in Burnley’s latest outing as they put Garstang to the sword with a comprehensive 14-try home win.

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Community Club of the Year: Burnley Rounders Club

Trio recognised at the sports awards

A local rounders club, primary school and budding Olympic swimmer have been recognised in this year’s Lancashire Sports Awards.

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Burnley Leisures fitness manager and new Stages Cycling brand ambassador, Elaine Adams-Gilligan.

Burnley Leisure fitness manager appointed cycling ambassador

Burnley Leisure’s fitness manager has taken centre stage as the new brand ambassador for renowned cycling gear company, Stages Cycling.

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More success for Sandygate in Nationals

More success for Sandygate in Nationals

Burnley’s Sandygate Amateur Boxing Club’s National Association of Boys and Girls Clubs (NABGC) Champions drew their Merseyside and Cheshire counterparts in the National pre-quarter-final stages at Croxteth Leisure Centre, Liverpool at the weekend.

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