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Sophie scoops top spot to qualify for final

Burnley’s Sophie Hillier scooped top spot with a speedy performance in the last of this year’s SEIB Winter Novice Qualifiers held at Morris Equestrian Centre in Ayrshire last Saturday.

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Hutchison fires Forest into third

Hutchison fires Forest into third

After winning promotion last year, Pendle Forest thirds claimed third place in the Lancashire Central Women’s Hockey League Division One with a 2-1 win over Fylde on Sunday.

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Road Warrior and Rocky Steele are just two of the stars of the All American Wrestling Show which is set to thrill audiences this weekend.

Crowds expected for the Giant Rumble in town

Wrestling fans will be flocking to Burnley this weekend for a spectacular show.

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Sally Gunnell will be presenting the Burnley Community Sports Awards 2017.

Nominate your sporting heroes

The deadline is fast approaching to nominate sporting heroes for the Burnley Community Sports Awards 2017.
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Redford settles thriller with late penalty

Redford settles thriller with late penalty

James Redford kicked a late penalty as Burnley won 39-36 at Didsbury Toc H on Saturday.

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Shayne Singleton looking to impress Floyd Mayweather

Shayne Singleton will be looking to impress one of the greatest fighters of all time when he challenges Bradley Skeete's reign as British ruler.

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Late drama as Burnley reach county semi-final

Late drama as Burnley reach county semi-final

Burnley Under 14s booked a Lancashire Cup semi-final place after an enthralling encounter with Didsbury last Sunday.

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Donna Greenhalgh and Anne Malone are raising money for The Anaphylaxis Campaign. (s)

Anne pounding the miles to raise pounds

A Padiham business tenant is putting her best foot forward by completing a 10k challenge for charity this Sunday.

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‘You don’t play boxing’ – Carl Frampton offers words of advice to young boxers

Northern Ireland’s first ever two-weight world champion Carl Frampton offered words of advice to Kevin Maree’s stable on his nostalgic return to the Stirk House.

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Burnley Youth Theatre is hosting another fund-raising fun run. (s)

Theatre group hosting fun run

Burnley Youth Theatre is inviting residents to take part in a fund-raising fun run.

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Carl Frampton wants to settle the score with Santa Cruz

“I’ll lose a little bit of respect for him,” Carl Frampton said of rival Léo Santa Cruz, should the Mexican champion prevent a conclusion to their trilogy.

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Gymnasts celebrate fifth anniversary in style

Gymnasts celebrate fifth anniversary in style

Burnley Gymnastics Club celebrated their fifth birthday by hosting their second inter club invitational competition.

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Action from Pendle Forests 6-0 win at Preston Ladies

Forest seal the title with six-goal salvo at Preston

Pendle Forest sealed the North Hockey Women’s League Division 2 North West title with a 6-0 win at Preston on Saturday – their 19th win in as many games.

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Burnley celebrate 90th year as they reach the Plate Final

Burnley celebrate 90th year as they reach the Plate Final

Burnley created history in their 90th anniversary season as they reached the final of the Lancashire Plate with a stunning win at Manchester side Aldwinians on Saturday.

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Sally Gunnell will be hosting the Burnley Community Sports Awards.

Burnley's sporting heroes to be recognised

Nominations are now open for the Burnley Community Sports Awards.

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Action from Saturdays 8-1 win against Garstang

Forest all but assured of title after 18th-straight win

Pendle Forest can’t be caught at the top of North Hockey Women’s League Division 2 North West after their 18th-successive win on Saturday.

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Neil is the snooker champion of champions

Neil is the snooker champion of champions

The final of the Champion of Champions Knockout was held last Friday night at Ighten Leigh Social Club.

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Pendle Council has confirmed the right result for junior football teams

Extra time granted to junior football free pitch hire

Fans of grassroots football are celebrating after it was revealed that the final whistle has not been blown on free pitch hire for junior teams in Pendle.

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Lincoln City footballer Sam Habergham with his parents Linda and Richard

Habergham's history boys in search of ancestors

A famous name from the past, which came back to haunt Burnley during Lincoln City’s historic FA Cup victory, is seeking to unearth more history.
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Under threat golf course is saved

Professional golfer Neil Reeves is taking over the operation of Marsden Park Golf Course in Nelson.

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