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Andrew Flintoff

Preston’s Freddie Flintoff back to winning ways with Lancashire

Preston cricket legend Andrew Flintoff made a winning comeback to help Lancashire to victory over Worcestershire. In a long awaited return to the game Freddie took a couple of wickets in what turned out to be a one-sided T20 Blast match. Although he didn’t get chance to bat his contribution helped Lancashire to the top of the North group league table. A shame there was […]

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Jordan Grant Fitness returns in July

The Jordan Grant Fitness charity event returns to Fulwood Leisure Centre. This is the third event at the centre and is suitable for anyone over 10 years of age. Activities on the day include: Zumba Metafit Spinning Body Attack Gym Circuits Swimming Each session lasting¬†40 minutes. For registration you need to complete a Family Fitness form and pay the ¬£6.00 registration fee at Fulwood Leisure […]

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Quickest way out of Preston on a bike?

What is the quickest way on foot or wheels out of the city and into the countryside? A fast pedal along Lancaster Canal? Across the Ribble, south to Bamber Bridge and beyond? Go West, cycling away from Penwortham and over to Longton Brickcroft? The weekend before last my eight year old son wanted to escape the city’s bustle, so we drifted off to the park […]

3 months ago by
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Preston Rollergirls Vs Flaming Noras & Blackpool Roller Coasters

You still have time to make it down to see Preston Roller Girls 6th home bout. Tonight they face a mixed team – The Flaming Noras (the amazing ‘B’ Team within the Furness Firecrackers roller derby league) and the Blackpool Roller Derby Team – the Rollercoasters The ladies call this the ‘Summer Of Shove’ you have to see a game to find out why! Come […]

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International Table Tennis Match at UCLan

The Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre, part of the University of Central Lancashire‘s campus, will see an international sporting match this July. England play Australia in a pre-Commonwealth Games match and will begin at 2pm with presentations. The England Table Tennis team journey to Glasgow on July 13th, where they get to experience the Commonwealth Games Village for the first time and get training at […]

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Wade Barrett tells American soccer fans to support PNE after England exit World Cup

Preston’s own WWE wresting star Wade ‘Bad News’ Barrett tweeted in support of Preston North End during the World Cup recently. Wade said he gave up on England after the team suffered an embarrassing early exit while the USA team put in an impressive performance. Now Americans are getting more into football Wade suggests if they want to support English football a potential English team […]

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