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Semi-final exit for Laura in Hong Kong

Chorley’s England squash No.1 Laura Massaro bowed out of the 2017 Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open at the semi-final stage of the PSA World Series event.

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Laura Massaro (right) beat Tesni Evans (photo: PSA)

Massaro in semi-final clash with world No.1

Chorley’s England squash No.1 Laura Massaro is through to the semi-finals of the 2017 Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open.

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Laura Massaro on her way to victory (photo: PSA)

Chorley’s Massaro into Hong Kong quarter-final

Squash world No.4 Laura Massaro came through a tricky tie with USA No.1 Olivia Blatchford to book her place in the last eight of the 2017 Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open, PSA World Series event.

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Sharon Jones at Samlesbury Hall

Wayward golfers in blitz on historic hall

Donald Campbell’s Bluebird was built there, but now drivers of a different kind are crashing into Samlesbury Hall.

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Dave Ryding

Ryding has got Brit between his teeth!

Dave Ryding’s continued World Cup slalom success is “debunking the myth” that Great Britain cannot compete in traditional alpine disciplines.

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Laura Massaro (right) on her way to victory against qualifier Hania El Hammamy (photo: PSA)

Massaro progresses in Hong Kong

Chorley’s world No.4 Laura Massaro defeated Egyptian qualifier Hania El Hammamy to reach the second round of the 2017 Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Squash Open, PSA World Series tournament.

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Chorley FC 1954-55 season: Roy Hatsell is on front row second on left. On his right is Harry McShane player manager whose son is Lovejoy actor Ian McShane

Roy recalls playing for Chorley against Fleetwood – and winning

In the wake of last week’s dramatic FA Cup clash between Chorley and Fleetwood, Guardian reader Roy Hatsell can recall the last time they played against each other – 62 years earlier!

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Win number six for Jeffers

Jeffers scores points win on Liverpool show

Eccleston boxing prospect Mark Jeffers maintained his 100 per cent record as a professional with a points win over the experienced Christian Hoskin Gomez at the BT Convention Centre in Liverpool.

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Proud Josie with grandad Peter at his MBE presentation in 2013

Following in her hero’s tyremarks

Actor Josie Cerise has pledged to carry on the fight to protect her grandfather’s legacy . . . the Guild Wheel.

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Signing here - a happy Liam Hurt

Dream Old Trafford move for fast bowler Hurt

Preston-born fast bowler Liam Hurt is celebrating after signing his first professional contract with Lancashire County Cricket Club.

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Chorleys Miss Lancashire Rose 2017 Jodie Doherty with European Rally Champion Driver Chris Ingram

Beauty queen Jodie Doherty from Chorley to flag away racing drivers at major motor rally

A Lancashire beauty model will signal the start of a sports car race at the UK’s largest and most high-profile motor rally.

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Jack Catterall (centre) shows off his British title belt to youngsters at Jennings Gym

Jack aims to inspire the next generation

Chorley’s newest British boxing champion is hoping to inspire the next generation of fighters in the town.

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Holly Bradsahw

Bradshaw named in England athletics squad for Commonwealth Games

Euxton's Holly Bradshaw has been named in the England athletics squad for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
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Jack Catterall, right, with Tyrone Nurse and promoter Frank Warren. Picture: Karen Priestley

Catterall believes Chorley fans can fire him to British title win

Jack Catterall believes an army of fans from Chorley will help him lift the British title on Saturday night.

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Laura Massaro in quarter-final action (photo: PSA)

Chorley star Laura reaches her fifth US Open semi-final

World No.4 Laura Massaro put on a masterclass of squash to book a place in the semi-finals of 2017 US Open in Philadelphia.

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Andrew Christopher Tomlinson, 32, who goes by the name of Chris, has been wanted since August 19

Police warn public not to approach wanted man

Police are warning members of the public not to approach a wanted man who has links to Chorley, Leyland and Wigan.
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Jack Catterall, right, with Tyrone Nurse and promoter Frank Warren. Picture: Karen Priestley

Chorley boxing star Jack Catterall preparing for biggest test yet

The biggest test of Chorley’s undefeated super-lightweight boxing star Jack Catterall is fast approaching as he prepares to face British Champion Tyrone Nurse.

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Chorley Panthers player Lucas Szejner

Chorley Panthers too strong for Portico

Chorley Panthers Under-12s enjoyed a 20-6 win over Portico Panthers.

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Laura Massaro in action against Emily Whitlock

Quarter-final date for Chorley squash ace Laura

Chorley’s Laura Massaro became the first player to secure a spot in the quarter-finals of the 2017 U.S Open – the PSA World Series tournament taking place in Philadelphia .

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TeamSport has karting venues across the UK

Go-karting centre gets green light

An indoor go-kart track has been given the green light by councillors.

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