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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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Tornados star for North in national flag competition

Tornados star for North in national flag competition

On the same weekend as Superbowl LI saw Tom Brady lead New England Patriots to glory in Houston, Burnley Tornados had six players representing the North in a national flag competition.

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The event is aimed at confident female cyclists

Become a Breeze Champion with British Cycling

British Cycling are running a free training event in Pendle on Saturday, March 18th, allowing people to become a "Breeze Champion" to then promote and encourage more women to get into cycling
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Burnley warm-up for key battle with derby victory

Burnley warm-up for key battle with derby victory

Burnley had the best possible preparation for tomorrow’s table-topping clash at Tarleton with a convincing 51-7 victory over old rivals Colne and Nelson.

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Karate club kicks off new workshops

A karate club is kicking off new workshops run by an internationally renowned karate instructor.

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British Cycling'sday-long course allows participants to qualify as a Breeze Champion

Become a Breeze Champion with British Cycling

British Cycling are running a free training event in Pendle on Saturday, March 18th, offering the chance to become a "Breeze Champion" and to get involved with their initiative to get more women into cycling.

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Burnleys Danny Rowlands and Jack Stockdale

Duo get England rugby call

Burnley’s Danny Rowlands and Jack Stockdale were recently selected for England’s deaf rugby side as they took on their Welsh counterparts at Pontypridd.

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Karen Wignall scored twice for Pendle Forest

Forest make it 16 wins on the stretch

There’s no stopping Pendle Forest in Division Two of the North Hockey Women’s League as they extended their winning streak to 16 games.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan to cut back on interviews after latest controversy

Ronnie O'Sullivan insists he will no longer give in-depth interviews after the latest controversy regarding his comments to the media.
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Sam Habergham receiving his England "C" cap

Historic name from the past aims to haunt Burnley

A historic name from Burnley’s past will be appearing on Turf Moor when the Clarets host Lincoln City and their young defender Sam Habergham.

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Ben and Henry Walsh outside their beloved Turf Moor

Henry is a bright young Claret

A fledgling fan of the Clarets has got his tiny hands on his fourth Turf Moor season ticket – and he’s only just turned three-years-old.

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Boxer Shayne Singleton

Singleton is a big threat to British champion Skeete

Shayne Singleton believes that careless whispers have made him an even bigger threat to Bradley Skeete’s reign on the British throne.

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Flying start for rally ace Barritt in Monte Carlo

Flying start for rally ace Barritt in Monte Carlo

Daniel Barrit helped secure the best British finish in the opening round of the World Rally Championship in Monte Carlo at the weekend.

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Pupils named Queens of the Court

Pupils named Queens of the Court

These high school pupils have been crowned badminton champions.

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Orienteering

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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