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Anya earns prestigious rugby opportunity

Blessed Trinity Roman Catholic College student Anya Richmond has won one of 10 places to play rugby and study a BTEC in Sports Science at Loughborough College.

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Pendle Forest first team

Forest up for national award

Pendle Forest Hockey Club’s first team have been shortlisted by England Hockey for Team of the Year.

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Towneley golf course

Golf's breath of fresh air

Golf is not one of the easiest sports to get into.
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"I can do it for her," says marathon man

"I can do it for her," says marathon man

With an inspirational wife living and coping with the impact of Type 1 Diabetes every day, a reluctant Burnley runner has dedicated himself to running the London Marathon for Diabetes UK this weekend.
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Joey Barton with Harry Johnson.

Family thanks Clarets star for spending time with patient during his last hours

The family of a Pendleside Hospice patient who died just six hours after spending time with Joey Barton has praised the Clarets midfielder for chatting to the 72-year-old Burnley fan.
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Fliss claims British ladies’ title

Fliss claims British ladies’ title

Burnley table tennis star Fliss Pickard won the Ladies’ Open Standing title at the British Para Table Tennis Championships in Grantham.

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Action from Pendle Forest's 5-1 play-off win over Boston Spa

Forest start play-offs with a convincing home victory

Pendle Forest started their play-off campaign with great intent as they beat Boston Spa – winners of North Division Two South East – 5-1 at Marsden Heights on Saturday.

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Kath Barton is set to complete her eighth and final 10k race at the age of 74

Grandmother racing ahead to complete her bucket list dreams

A grandmother is set to run her eighth and final 10k race as part of her "bucket list'' of dreams and challenges she wants to achieve.
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Leniewski off to strong start

Leniewski off to strong start

Burnley Vee racer David Leniewski had a strong start to his 2017 season, with his highest points score in a weekend to date.

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Michael back with a win as Lancashire beat Southport

Michael back with a win as Lancashire beat Southport

Michael Hunt helped Lancashire make a winning start to the new county golf season.

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Towneley golf course

Towneley golf course under new ownership

The running of Towneley golf course has been transferred to Burnley Leisure.
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Four gold medals for Sandygate in Denmark

Four gold medals for Sandygate in Denmark

Sandygate Amateur Boxing Club tasted international boxing in the prestigious Hvidovre Box Cup in Copenhagen over the weekend.

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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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Burnley Tornados creating a real sporting storm

When it comes to American football, the UK has always adopted a somewhat sceptical stance.

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Unity claim county success

Unity claim county success

Unity College Year 10 handball team recently competed in the Lancashire Schools’ finals last week at Ewood Park Indoor centre.

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Goody prevails on the pink in singles final

Goody prevails on the pink in singles final

The final of the Ronnie Laycock Singles competition was played to a finish on Monday at Ighten Leigh Social Club.

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Race ace David raring to go

Race ace David raring to go

Burnley-based racing driver, David Leniewski, is making final preparations for this year’s British Formula Vee Championships.

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Forest complete perfect season – now for the play-offs!

Forest complete perfect season – now for the play-offs!

Pendle Forest completed the perfect campaign as they won their re-arranged fixture at home to Lancaster 4-0 to finish the season with 22 wins from 22 games in the North Hockey Women’s League Division 2 North West, for the second-successive year.

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Proud moment for Hunt as golf season tees off

Proud moment for Hunt as golf season tees off

When the opening shots of the new Lancashire county golf season unfold next month, no-one will be more relieved than Burnley’s Michael Hunt.

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Karate kids at BEST

Karate kids have a belting good time

A globally renowned 8th Dan black belt kicked off a skills workshop for the area's karate kids.

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