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Padel courts planned for Broughton tennis club

Padel is a racket sport that combines elements of tennis, squash and badminton and is played by over 18 million people worldwide Broughton and District Tennis Club has lodged plans with Preston City Council for a new padel court. Padel is a hugely popular game around the world and is played on […]

3 hours ago
Preston football club wins final of Man V Fat National Championships for second year

The Purple Cobras celebrating their win on Sunday. Pic: Lukas Bennett The Man V Fat Preston Elevens team, often called the Purple Cobras, has won the final of the National Championships for the second year in a row. The team travelled down […]

3 days ago
Garstang footballer’s raise thousands for Royal Preston Hospital’s life-saving work

The team took five hours to climb Ben Nevis. A team of former Garstang football players have raised over £7,500 for the children’s fund at Lancashire Teaching Hospital.  Joe Miller, 34, ex-centre half and former reserve team co-manager planned […]

5 days ago
Leyland skatepark fundraiser this weekend to improve facilities

The skatepark is open to all ages and abilities. Pic: Peter Booth A youth-led skatepark in Leyland is holding a fundraising event this weekend, aiming to raise money to improve facilities and make the park more accessible. The indoor skatepark, on Talbot Road, is looking to modernise […]

5 days ago
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Investigation underway after altercation during Palace Shield Premier Division match

Altercation at Preston Cricket Club An investigation is underway after an altercation at a top division cricket fixture in Preston. Preston 1s were facing Vernon Carus 1s in a Palace Shield Premier Division fixture at […]

1 week ago
Charity to support those affected by cancer set up in tribute to Longton sportswoman

Emma Aindow-Gregory, Lancashire sportswoman. A charity to support those affected by cancer has been set up in memory of a sportswoman from Longton. Emma Aindow-Gregory’s family worked to set up a charity following her […]

2 weeks ago
Preston football club reaches final of Man V Fat National Championships

Preston Elevens took home the trophy last season. Pic: Lukas Bennett The Man V Fat Preston Elevens team, often called the Purple Cobras, have reached the final of the National Championships for the second year in a row. Man V Fat […]

2 weeks ago
Tractor pulling festival to go ahead at Scorton Showground this weekend 

A range of tractors will be on display at the Showground. A tractor pulling event, organised by the Whittinghams will go ahead this weekend despite the family calling time on their popular steam fair. Earlier this year, organisers Paul and Craig […]

2 weeks ago
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