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Dave went back to his roots to win silver

Chorley’s Dave Ryding cast his mind back to his early days on the dry slopes at Pendle Ski Club as he calmed his nerves before making British alpine history in Kitzbuhel on Sunday.

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Dave Ryding celebrates his second place

Historic silver for Ryding

Chorley’s Dave Ryding admitted he was in disbelief after claiming Britain’s first World Cup alpine medal since 1981.

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Laura Massaro (left) in action against Serme

Laura loses out in final

Chorley’s Laura Massaro 
was beaten in the final of the JP Morgan Tournament of Champions by France’s Camille Serme in New York’s Grand Central Terminal.

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Massaro moves in to final of New York

Massaro moves in to final of New York

Chorley squash star Laura Massaro is just one victory away from winning the prestigious Tournament of Champions for the very first time in her career.

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Laura Massaro on her way to victory over Omneya Abdel Kawy

Massaro is back in the groove

Chorley’s Laura Massaro was back to her best as she moved through to the semi-finals of the Tournament of Champions in New York thanks to victory over Omneya Abdel Kawy.

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Lancashire's new head coach Glen Chapple and his assistant Mark Chilton. Photo: Lancashire County Cricket Club

Chappy so happy to be Red Rose head coach

Glen Chapple believes it is the perfect moment for him to become the new head coach of Lancashire.

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Laura Massaro

Massaro fights back to topple Kiwi King

Chorley’s Laura Massaro survived a huge scare before reaching the quarter-finals of the Tournament of Champions.

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Town’s ready to rumble

Town’s ready to rumble

This weekend, 16 of the UK’s best wrestlers will square off at the Empress Ballroom during the first ever WWE UK Championship Tournament.

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Injured player waits an hour for paramedics

Injured player waits an hour for paramedics

Extremely high 999 call volumes resulted in paramedics taking more than an hour to reach a footballer who was feared to have suffered serious neck injuries.

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High flying action at WWE LIVE

Wrestling duo all ready to rumble

The two Fylde coast wrestlers involved in the inaugural WWE UK Championship in Blackpool are relishing the prospect of facing off against each other.

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Ron Farrington, senior pastor at Longton Community Church

New Year’s Honours for red rose greats

A host of Lancashire’s leading lights have been recognised in the New Year’s Honour’s List.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins

Cycling legend Wiggins retires

Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from cycling, ending a career that saw him win a British record eight Olympic medals as well as the country’s first Tour de France title.

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Great Britain's Sir Bradley Wiggins

Sir Bradley Wiggins announces retirement from professional cycling

Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from professional cycling in a statement.
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L-R: Chris Simpson, Malachi's dad Kevin Thomas sitting on the bike, Martin Downer, Steve Simpson and Dave Jackson Friends and family of Chorley biker Malachi Mitchell-Thomas who died have raised �830

Funds raised in memory of biker Malachi Mitchell-Thomas who died racing will go to North West Air Ambulance

Friends and family of Chorley biker Malachi Mitchell-Thomas, who tragically died during a major race in May, have raised £830 to donate to the North West Air Ambulance.

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The accident happened at around 8.30amwhen a car collided with the central reservation, say the Highways Agency.

Two lanes now reopened on the M6 Northbound after a two-vehicle collision

Two lanes have now re-opened between junction 26-27 on the M6 Northbound after a two-vehicle collision this morning (23 December).
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Prince Harry at Cast North West

Harry is rugby league’s new royal patron

Her Majesty The Queen is to step down as royal patron of the Rugby Football League.

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Soccer starlet on target in the Big Apple as she chases American Dream

Soccer starlet on target in the Big Apple as she chases American Dream

From the moment Nicola’s mum took her and her brother Scott to play football at a club when she was seven years old the game has been central to her life.

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Chorley Buccaneers Under-13s Red Beards

Buccaneers claim National crown

The Chorley Buccaneers Under-13s Red Beards squad have been crowned national champions after winning the title at the Brit Bowl in Sheffield.

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Peter, Alan and Fred show off their awards

Anglers land awards after saving man from raging sea

Three have-a-go heroes have been honoured for their bravery after rescuing a man during a night-time fishing trip.

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Cricket merger deal not done

Cricket merger deal not done

Northern Premier League clubs have agreed in principle in favour of a merger with the Palace Shield – but it is not yet a done deal. (writes Steve Simpson)

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