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Deepdale evacuated after smoke seen coming from club shop

Fire service arrive at Deepdale Fire crews were called to Deepdale this morning (June 16) after smoke was seen coming out of the Preston North End club shop. Lancashire Fire […]

3 days ago
Preston eyed up as a Rugby League World Cup training camp

More training action for Scotland's rugby league side When Scotland’s rugby league side trained in Preston Preston may see some international rugby league stars on its streets in 2021. The city is bidding to become a host city […]

3 days ago
Lancashire School of Boxing celebrates first anniversary

Robert Francis is owner and lead coach of the Lancashire School of Boxing Pic: Sarah Garratt Robert Francis is owner and lead coach at the Lancashire School of Boxing Pic: Sarah Garratt The Lancashire School of Boxing celebrates its first anniversary on 15 May as it […]

1 month ago
Play-off glory for Bamber Bridge FC

Bamber Bridge FC Promotion Pic: Bamber Bridge FC Bamber Bridge FC have done what Preston North End couldn’t quite manage, by successfully gaining promotion via the play-offs. Brig will be playing in the Northern […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Marathon runners inspire Preston women to Race For Life

Cancer Research UK is calling on women in Preston to enter Race for Life 2018. Inspired by the heroic efforts of yesterday’s Virgin Money London Marathon (22 April), Preston women […]

2 months ago
Scott Fitzgerald determined to win his first English boxing title on Amir Khan bill

Scott Fitzgerald hands out some punishment to Andrej Cepur Pic: Craig Salmon/Lancashire Post There are many famous sporting stars to come out of Preston; Cricketer, Andrew ‘Freddy’ Flintoff; Rugby Union […]

2 months ago
Preston boxing club hail Lisa Whiteside as she wins Gold at Commonwealth Games

Dave and Lisa with one of her medals in Larches and Savick gym Preston boxer, Lisa Whiteside won her first Commonwealth Gold medal at the weekend and coaches from her […]

2 months ago
Mixed martial arts ‘Match of the Day’ show produced in Preston

Adam Robson and Sam Liles Adam Robson and Sam Liles Fans of the rapidly-growing mixed martial arts scene are to get their own dedicated TV show – and it’s produced in Preston. Branded as Sharefight […]

2 months ago
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