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Burnley gymnasts claim impressive haul of medals

Burnley Gymnastics Club gymnasts were in impressive form at the recent 2018 Milano Invitational 4-piece competition organised by City of Preston Gymnastics Club.

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Missed opportunity for Barritt at Rally Italia

Missed opportunity for Barritt at Rally Italia

Daniel Barritt and Elfyn Evans missed an opportunity at this weekend’s Rally Italia Sardegna – having the speed to challenge for another top result, before a small but costly mistake halted their charge through the early stages.

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Simon Townley

Burnley hairdresser Simon's surprise call-up to the England World Cup squad

A Burnley hairdresser is poised to keep England's World Cup stars at the cutting edge of their game by flying out to Russia with his scissors.
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Nicola Alden,(a new trustee with Pendleside Hospice) congratulates the President of Burnley Rotary Club, Neil Beecham, on a successful day.

Hospice was the winner in annual golf tournament

Fifteen teams took part in Burnley Rotary Club's annual golf day.

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The Platform Gallery where the exhibition is being held.

Specialist school pupils' works of art

Students from a specialist school are exhibiting their works of art in a local gallery this weekend.

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Reece Farnhill (left)

Reece suffers disappointment as bronze medallist pulls out

Sabden’s North West 75kg Belt holder Reece Farnhill has suffered disappointment after a bout with Commonwealth Games bronze medallist John Docherty was cancelled.

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Farnhill warms up for date with elite champion

Farnhill warms up for date with elite champion

Burnley’s Sandygate Amateur Boxing Club hit the road at the weekend with a double trip to the East of England,

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2018 Golden Cue reaching decisive stage

2018 Golden Cue reaching decisive stage

The 2018 Foster’s Golden Cue competition has reached the quarter-final stage in the large and small table sections.

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File photo dated 08-10-2016 of Michael Bisping. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday May 28, 2019. Michael Bisping, the first and so far only Briton to win a UFC title, has announced his retirement from mixed martial arts after a distinguished career. See PA story UFC Bisping. Photo credit should read Pete Byrne/PA Wire.

Bisping’s legacy will live on as he announces his retirement

Michael Bisping may have announced his retirement from mixed martial arts but the legacy that “The Count” has left in the sport will live on.

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Former Lancashire Evening Post studio manager and cartoonist Ken Wignall celebrating his 80th birthday with eldest grandchildren Ben and Sam

Cartoonist Ken Wignall leaves a legacy of laughter

Glowing tributes have been paid to cartoonist and former Lancashire Evening Post art studio manager Ken Wignall - the man who could not stop drawing.
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Sandygate ABC boxer Troy Richmond with coaches Shaun Dwyer (left) and Nik Tucker

Troy targeting National title

Sandygate Amateur Boxing Club’s latest talent has been busy in the prestigious England Boxing Schoolboy Championships.

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Burnley boxer Joe Crawford donning his England kit

Burnley boxer Crawford gets the call to represent England

Burnley boxer Joe Crawford is flying the flag for his country after being awarded a place on the England team.

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Sam Quek MBE pictured with members of Pendle Forest's award-winning hockey team

Olympic gold medallist presents Pendle Forest stars with top honour!

There’s probably no greater honour in sport than having your achievements recognised and rewarded by a fellow athlete who has succeeded at the highest level.

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Pendle Forest

Forest ready for big evening at national awards

Pendle Forest’s all-conquering first team are up for the England Hockey Women’s Team of the Year award tomorrow.

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Snooker legend Dennis Taylor recalls the moment he pocketed the 1985 World Champion title. (s)

Have a ball with world snooker champ Dennis Taylor at The Grand, Clitheroe

Dennis Taylor chuckles down the telephone and with that gentle Northern Irish lilt he recalls an ungodly hour in an airport car park somewhere, when a shadowy figure confronts him a few rows away.

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Pickard beaten in the quarter-finals in Slovenia

Pickard beaten in the quarter-finals in Slovenia

At the PTT Slovenian Open, Burnley’s Fliss Pickard lost her women’s class 6 quarter-final 3-1 against Maliak Alieva from Russia, the 23-year-old former class 7 who has been reclassified as a 6.

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In finishing seventh, Burnley have earned 17.3m more than if they had finished 16th as they did last season.

Cash Clarets: Burnley earn £120m from £2.42b Premier League pot

After an amazing season which has seen the Clarets qualify for the Europa League, Burnley FC have netted almost £120,000,000 from the Premier League after their highest league finish in 44 years.
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Black Knights’ British Championships success

Black Knights’ British Championships success

Black Knights Combat and Kickboxing came away with a number of medals from the ICO British Championships in Solihull.

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Burnley Golf members with their certificates after becoming Dementia Friends.

Golfers in Burnley become Dementia Friends

A project to raise awareness of dementia was hosted at Burnley Golf Club.

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Gymnasts make the grade

Gymnasts make the grade

Burnley gymnasts impressed at the Lancashire Grades Championships at Garstang School of Gymnastics Club.

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