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Free wellbeing and hockey festival coming to Kirkham

UCLan and TeamREB hockey team A free wellbeing festival and hockey tournament is coming to Kirkham. Organised by local Rebecca Worthington, the event will take place on Sunday 3 September at Fylde Hockey Club. Rebecca […]

3 months ago
Kirkham swimming pool closure triggers campaign group

Kirkham swimming pool in Station Road, Kirkham Pic: BBC LDRS The people of Kirkham will keep making a splash until the town’s swimming pool is reopened, local politicians have been warned. That was the message delivered by around 150 residents […]

3 months ago
England Women’s World Cup Final: No Preston or South Ribble pubs apply for early booze licence

Paul Butcher of the Stanley Arms in Lancaster Road, Preston city centre Pic: BBC LDRS None of Central Lancashire’s pubs and bars have sought permission to start serving alcohol early to mark England’s appearance in the Women’s World Cup Final this weekend. Preston, South Ribble […]

3 months ago
Preston schoolgirl invited to attend England youth team training camp

Holly with her mum Rachael and dad Glen Pic: Rachael Wilson A Fulwood schoolgirl is building towards being selected for England. 13-year-old Holly Wilson is now in her third season at Manchester United ladies juniors. Recently the Our Lady’s Catholic High […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement City of Preston Road Race 2023: Pictures from 5 and 10-miler

Setting off on the City of Preston Road Race Nearly 250 runners completed the 5-mile and 10-mile City of Preston road race. The route starting and finishing at Walmer Bridge village hall takes the runners on a road race […]

3 months ago
Ashton Park, Haslam Park and Moor Park now ‘pay-to-play’ tennis courts

Moor Park's renovated courts Pic: Preston City Council Three tennis courts in Preston parks are to now ‘pay-to-play’. Preston City Council and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) have partnered for a major revamp of the courts at Moor […]

4 months ago
Leyland Pirates FC donate old kit to Kenyan school

The donated Leyland Pirates FC kit Pic: Leyland Pirates FC A South Ribble youth football team have donated their old kits to a team in Kenya. Leyland Pirates FC sent the sportswear to where the father of one of their […]

4 months ago
Moor Park bowling greens set for revival

The Moor Park bowling pavilion Pic: Tony Worrall The bowling greens in Moor Park are set for a major revamp. According to Preston City Council the greens were ‘significantly damaged’ due to misuse during the coronavirus lockdowns. A […]

4 months ago
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