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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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David Eatock as a Chorley player in 1997

Ex-Chorley player is latest to come forward in football abuse scandal

Former Chorley striker David Eatock is the latest player to claim he was abused by a football coach as a youngster.

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Leanne Hurst goes through her routine in Los Angeles

Abs-fab Leanne stuns the bodybuilding world

Leanne Hurst has muscled her way into international bodybuilding faster than you can say “abs-fab.”

The Met Office have issued an Amber warning for Lancashire

SNOW ALERT: Met office issues Yellow warning for Lancashire

The Met Office have issued a Yellow alert for ice and snow in Lancashire on Thursday evening and overnight into Friday in the Northwest.
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Dave Ryding

Dave is Ryding high

Dave Ryding recorded the best World Cup performance by a British alpine skier in 15 years after placing joint sixth in the opening slalom event of the season in Levi, Finland.

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Jack Catterall

Catterall set for Scotland outing

Chorley’s WBO Super-Lightweight Inter-Continental Champion Jack Catterall will fight on MGM Scotland’s action-packed Lights Out event.

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Runners at the start of the race

Walsh leads in Chorley runners

In the penultimate race in Chorley’s ‘Trail/Road’ GP Series, 25 Chorley Athletic and Triathlon Club runners took part in this undulating road race around the villages of Wheelton, Brinscall and Abbey Village.

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Panthers Under-14s' Howard Hackett in action

Panthers’ victory delivers league title

Chorley Panthers Under-14s clinched promotion to the Premier League with a hard-fought 18-14 win over Super Eight’s table toppers Crosfields at home.

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Josh Charnley holds aloft the Challenge Cup at Wembley in 2013

Josh out to follow Robbo’s example

Chorley-born Josh Charnley has already followed in Jason Robinson’s footsteps by switching codes from rugby league side Wigan Warriors to Sale Sharks.

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Andy Holdsworth

Andy is back as Chorley skipper

Andy Holdsworth will return as Chorley Cricket Club’s skipper for the 2017 campaign.

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Laura Massaro in US Open first-round action (

Laura’s strong US defence policy

Defending Delaware Investments US Open champion Laura Massaro got her 2016 tournament campaign off to a winning start courtesy of a dominant victory over Kanzy Emad El Defrawy at Philadelphia’s Drexel University.

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Warriors lift the trophy at Old Trafford

Warriors pair sign off in style

Chorley boy Josh Charnley and Dan Sarginson delivered the perfect parting gift as they made a dream exit from Wigan before dropping sizeable hints that they could both be back.

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Gayan Maneeshan is joining Chorley Cricket Club next season

Windsor Park set to welcome Gayan

Sri Lankan all rounder Gayan Maneeshan has been named as Chorley Cricket Club’s professional for next season.

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Josh Charnley (photo: Wigan Warriors RLFC)

Josh gets ready to bow out

Chorley-born Josh Charnley says there would be no better way to finish his Wigan career than to lift the Super League trophy against Warrington at Old Trafford this weekend.

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Chorley's Laura Massaro (right) in her semi-final win (photo: PSA)

Massaro makes it into final

England’s squash No.1 Laura Massaro progressed to the final of the 2016 NetSuite Open, PSA W50 tournament after overcoming New Zealand’s Joelle King in a clinical straight games victory.

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Massaro on her way to victory against Victoria Lust in San Francisco (photo: PSA)

Laura though to San Francisco semi-finals

Chorley’s women’s England No.1 Laura Massaro produced a dominant display to overcome compatriot Victoria Lust in the quarter-final stage of the NetSuite Open, PSA W50 tournament taking place in San Francisco.

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Raymond Platt captured this image of White Coppice Cricket Club in a rare moment of sunshine

Is the final close of play looming for village cricket club?

A historic village cricket club’s future is under real threat.

Laura Massaro is hoping for another big year on the squash Tour

Laura sets sights on No.1 ranking

Chorley squash star Laura Massaro has her sights set on another stint as the world No.1 player.

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