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Marathon runner June conquers iconic race in honour of her brave friend

The courage of her friend, who battled cancer with bravery and dignity, was the spur for June Darley to take part in one of the world's most iconic races.

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Bakery supremo Bill Oddie with Prince Charles when he visited the firm to mark its 100th anniversary

"True gentleman" tribute for Burnley born bakery boss Bill

A sports club chairman has paid tribute to bakery boss Bill Oddie who has died aged 76.

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Burnley Snooker League knockout finals are decided

Burnley Snooker League knockout finals are decided

All knockout competitions in the Foster’s Lager Burnley and District Snooker League have now been decided.

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Jackie Johnson raised 1,300 for Pendleside Hospice at a race night in memory of her husband Harry who died last year.

Colne charity night held in honour of racing fan Harry

A race night held in memory of Harry Johnson, a year since he died, raised £1,300 for Pendleside Hospice.

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Simon  Haworth is all set to create a world record dressed as a heart/eyes emoji in the London Marathon.

Dad hopes people will "love" his record breaking marathon attempt

It won't be difficult to miss dad-of-two Simon Howarth when he runs the London Marathon this Sunday.

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Natalie Haythornthwaite, right, celebrates after a dramatic final victory

England not finished yet - Haythornthwaite

Natalie Haythornthwaite watched her beloved Roses finally bloom and now wants world success to match Commonwealth Games gold.

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England, and Natalie Haythornthwaite, bottom right, celebrate their gold medal success

Natalie is a golden girl with England!

Barrowford’s Natalie Haythornthwaite will return from the Gold Coast with a gold medal after helping England's netballers stun favourites Australia in their first Commonwealth Games final.

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England's Georgina Nelthorpe celebrates winning bronze against Sierra Leone's Hajaratu Kamara in the Women's Freestyle 76kg Bronze at the Carrara Sports Arena during day eight of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia.

Burnley wrestler secures bronze for Team England at the Commonwealth Games

Burnley's Georgina Nelthorpe has won a bronze medal on her Team England debut at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Robert adds gold medal to silver in Tignes

Robert adds gold medal to silver in Tignes

Young ski racing star Rob Holmes continued his brilliant week at the Delancey British Alpine Skiing Championships with a gold in Tignes last Wednesday.

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The Burnley Clarets' juniors who will be heading to Holland.

Burnley cheer squad raising funds to get their Team UK members to Euro Championships

Members of a Burnley cheer and dance squad are raising money to help fund their Team UK representatives' trip to the Netherlands to compete at the European Cheerleading Championships in July by taking part in the annual Hyndburn Charity Walk.
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Tom Hamer won gold in theS14 200m freestyle in Australia.

Burnley Para swimmer and 'genuine lad' smashes world record for Commonwealth gold

A Burnley Para swimmer has smashed his own world record to claim a gold medal in the S14 200m freestyle at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia.

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Former Roche fighter switches to the pro ranks

Former Roche fighter switches to the pro ranks

Former Roche ABC fighter Aaron Hayden is ready to leave the amateur scene behind him and lace up his gloves in the professional ranks.

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Robert Holmes

Silver medal for teenage star Robert in Tignes

Teenage skier Robert Holmes got his week at the Delancey British Alpine Skiing Championships off to a great start with a silver medal in the first children’s event.

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Tom Hamer hoping to add to his gold collection after Commonwealth Games triumph

Tom Hamer has already upgraded Commonwealth silver to gold and now he plans to do the same to the Paralympic silver he won in Rio in 2016.
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Sean Kirkwood works on a classic bike frame at his new business in Colne. (s)

Sean is the new name in the frame

A passion for cycling and a deep-seated love for the glory days of the sport’s past have led to a Pendle man opening up a new business.

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Former Burnley Bobcat Tom Hamer proudly displays his gold medal after a record-breaking swim. Credit: Swim England.

Former Burnley Bobcat wins gold on the Gold Coast

Former Burnley Bobcats swimmer Tom Hamer broke his own world record to land the S14 200m Freestyle title on the opening night of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Reece Farnhill trains at Sandygate ABC. Photo: Andy Ford

Reece finding his feet among boxing’s elite

Sandygate ABC coach Andy Howcroft says that Reece Farnhill will have to find his feet at elite level after being crowned North West champion.

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Meet the Lancashire stars going for gold at the Commonwealth Games

From wrestling to netball, athletes from across Lancashire will be hoping to do England proud at the Commonwealth Games.

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Shayne Singleton downs Adil Anwar at the Manchester Arena

Shayne Singleton - A life in the pro ranks

A professional debut for any sportsman or sportswoman, in any particular field, at any level, will always be considered both defining and monumental.

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The Mayor of Pendle, Cllr David Whalley (far left), with Burnley players (back row, from left) Chris Wood, Jack Cork, and Adam Legzdins.

'New lease of life': Burnley FC stars reopen Whitehough Outdoor Centre

Clarets stars Jack Cork, Chris Wood, and Adam Legzdins have - alongside the Mayor of Pendle - officially reopened Burnley FC in the Community’s Whitehough Outdoor Centre after refurbishment.
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