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Freddie Flintoff bowled over by Afghan wonder-kid who is turning cricket into his own field of dreams

Adnan playing cricket Pic: Lancashire County Council TV presenter and former international cricketer Freddie Flintoff MBE was amazed when he saw a young teenager in Preston showcasing his cricket skills. A chat with the boy and his […]

5 days ago
West View and Fulwood leisure centres to offer £1 children’s swim sessions

The pool at West View Two Preston leisure centres have launched £1 children’s swim sessions over the summer holidays to help reduce the pressures of the cost of living crisis. The ‘Kids for a Quid’ […]

6 days ago
Sri Lanka pro passes 1,000 runs this season for Fulwood and Broughton Cricket Club

Sonal Dinusha - Fulwood and Broughton Cricket Club 2022 - photo credit: Steve Taylor A professional cricketer from Colombo, Sri Lanka, has surpassed 1,000 runs just halfway through the 2022 season for Fulwood and Broughton Cricket Club. Sonal Dinusha arrived at the end of […]

1 week ago
New Fulwood football camp aims to bring fun and fitness to youngsters

Co-founder of Classic Coaching academy - Chris Mason North-West-based Classic Coaching Academy (CCA) launched its bespoke football camps on Friday (22 July) at Fulwood Academy, just in time for the school holiday break. CCA will host three week-long sessions during […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire Teaching Hospitals’ Children’s Appeal benefits from charity swim event

A quartet of outdoor swimmers have raised £4,280 for a local hospital charity fundraiser during a swim event. Barry Leahey MBE, appeal fundraiser Lucy Clark and supporters Sarah Knowles and […]

3 weeks ago
Wigan Warriors rugby star Liam Farrell graduates from UCLan

Rugby star Liam Farrell has graduated from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) after five years of study. 32-year-old Liam studied for a degree in Strength and Conditioning alongside his […]

3 weeks ago
Leyland Project youth club benefits from housing group funding

A Leyland youth club has benefited from over £12,000 donated over three years by a local housing group. Progress Housing Group donated the funds to a Lancashire community interest company […]

3 weeks ago
In pictures: Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton relay visits Preston

Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton relay festivities Pic: Michael Porter Photography The Queen’s Baton travelled through Preston today (Saturday 16 July). The Commonwealth Baton left Miller Park before travelling through the city centre to the Flag Market where it was greeted by Preston’s Mayor, Councillor Neil Darby. […]

3 weeks ago
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