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Ladbrokes World Grand Prix: Six to watch at the Guild Hall

The Ladbrokes World Grand Prix starts today until Sunday in Preston with the best 32 players from the season so far battling for the trophy and a £100,000 top prize.

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Robert shows he is one of brightest skiing stars!

Robert shows he is one of brightest skiing stars!

Alpine sensation Robert Holmes may be just 15, but proved again on Monday that he’s one of skiing’s brightest stars with a gold in the English Alpine Championships super-G.

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Forest ease past Morpeth despite the absence of captain Hartley

Forest ease past Morpeth despite the absence of captain Hartley

Pendle Forest returned with a 4-0 victory after a three-hour drive up to Morpeth on Saturday.

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Paul Fletcher has called Sean Dyche "miraculous".

Clarets legend: very special Dyche is miraculous

Former Clarets striker, Paul Fletcher, has called the work that Sean Dyche is doing at the club "miraculous," but admitted that he would never trade in his time at the club in the '70s for a more lucrative career in the 21st Century because of the camaraderie he enjoyed.

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Dyche and Cork join pupils of St Peter's CE Primary School in Burnley

Dyche and Cork go back to school for PE masterclass

Lucky school pupils enjoyed a PE lesson with a difference when Clarets manager Sean Dyche and midfielder Jack Cork dropped in to St Peter’s CE Pimary School.
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Wellfield Primary School pupils and teacher Mr Andrew Peyton are jumping for joy after being presented with a prestigous sports award

Burnley school is leading the way in sporting excellence

A Burnley school has become one of the first in England to win a coveted sports award.

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Alastair Campbell co-wrote the book with Paul.

Novelist Clarets: Alastair Campbell and Paul Fletcher pen unique football novel

When former Labour Party spin doctor Alastair Campbell was 14, his beloved Burnley FC broke their transfer record for a 20-year-old striker named Paul Fletcher. Little did Campbell know, he would one day write a book with him.

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Aneila is hoping to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Nelson taekwondo mum appeals for funding to help her get to the Olympics

With the centenary of women's suffrage being celebrated in the UK this year, a young mother from Nelson is appealing for help as she tackles anti-maternal obstacles she faces on her journey which she hopes will see her represent Team GB at the Olympics.
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Lisa Crewe scored four times for Pendle Forest over the weekend

Pendle Forest’s winning streak is ended at Newcastle

Pendle Forest’s record was stretched to a remarkable 65 games unbeaten but a last-minute equaliser saw them drop their first points of the season.

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Colne and Nelson took an early lead

The Burnley Colts get their revenge against rivals Colne and Nelson

After losing a derby by a narrow margin just days ago, Burnley Junior Colts sought revenge against Colne and Nelson in attrocious conditions.

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Don Tattersall (left) and Barry Mitchell

Burnley and District Tennis League celebrates 50 years

The chairman of the Burnley and District Tennis League has put out a call for new teams as the league celebrates its 50th year - and to help celebrate the milestone, all entries into the league this season will be free of charge.

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Bethan will represent the North West in the championships in April.

'Golf is in my blood': 17-year-old Burnley golfer aiming for the top

A budding young Burnley golfer is edging ever closer to her dream of becoming a professional after qualifying for the Association of College’s Sport National Championships.

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Burnley Gymnastics Club boys impress at North West event

Burnley Gymnastics Club boys impress at North West event

Burnley Gymnastics Club boys squad participated in the North West Gymnastics Association’s two piece floor and vault grades competition recently.

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Lisa Crewe scored twice for Pendle Forest

Crewe at double for Pendle Forest

After a long Festive break, Pendle Forest returned to play at their nearest rival contenders in the league, Ben Rhydding, claiming their 45th-successive win to go nine points clear in North Hockey Women’s League Division 1.

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Action from Colne and Nelson's 44-10 win at Burnley seconds

All Blacks ease to victory at local rivals Burnley

Saturday saw Colne visit their local rivals in what was to be an excellent win for the All Blacks.

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Aneila Afsar has her sights set on the 2020 Olympics. (credit: Andy Ford)

Olympic dream: Nelson taekwondo superstar aiming for Tokyo 2020

A taekwondo star-in-the-making from Nelson has an Olympic dream set firmly in her sights, with the 19-year-old steadfast in her belief that she will be more than ready by the time Tokyo 2020 comes around.

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Keen cyclist and marathon runner Nick Owen.

Clitheroe man’s promise to his mum

A keen cyclist and marathon runner will take on his biggest challenge yet this June in memory of his mum.
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Star midfielder and former Claret Paul Gascoigne, following England's semi-final defeat to West Germany at Italia 90

A taste of Italia 90 coming to the Turf

The heady days of Italia 90, when the strains of “Nessun Dorma” echoed through the air, will see a renaissance at Turf Moor when renowned opera singer Sean Ruane will take to the pitch.

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Charlie Bracewell takes a well earned rest after completing the Three Peaks Challenge

Brotherly love spurred Charlie on for the challenge of a lifetime

A schoolboy's inspiration to tackle the Three Peaks Challenge was his little brother.

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Clarets spread some festive cheer on Christmas hospital visit

Christmas came early for children at Burnley General Hospital who were treated to a visit from their Clarets heroes.
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