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Karate kids have a belting good time

A globally renowned 8th Dan black belt kicked off a skills workshop for the area's karate kids.

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Hutchison fires Forest into third

Hutchison fires Forest into third

After winning promotion last year, Pendle Forest thirds claimed third place in the Lancashire Central Women’s Hockey League Division One with a 2-1 win over Fylde on Sunday.

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Britain's Sophie Hitchon celebrates after winning the bronze medal in the women's hammer throw final during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Sophie isn’t resting on her laurels after Rio

Sophie Hitchon isn’t resting on her laurels ahead of a big season.

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Road Warrior and Rocky Steele are just two of the stars of the All American Wrestling Show which is set to thrill audiences this weekend.

Crowds expected for the Giant Rumble in town

Wrestling fans will be flocking to Burnley this weekend for a spectacular show.

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Pendle Forests first team would like to thank sponsors Althams Travel

Forest on target for perfect season

Pendle Forest are one win away from the perfect season after a 5-0 win at Liverpool Sefton in their penultimate North Hockey Women’s League Division 2 North West fixture on Saturday.

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Shayne Singleton looking to impress Floyd Mayweather

Shayne Singleton will be looking to impress one of the greatest fighters of all time when he challenges Bradley Skeete's reign as British ruler.

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Pendle Forest seconds beat Longridge 1-0 on Saturday and Preston 10-0 on Sunday. They would like to thank Althams for their support

Five-star Charlotte inspires big Forest win

Charlotte Hartley scored five times as Pendle Forest beat South Lakes 15-0 to maintain their 100% record.

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‘You don’t play boxing’ – Carl Frampton offers words of advice to young boxers

Northern Ireland’s first ever two-weight world champion Carl Frampton offered words of advice to Kevin Maree’s stable on his nostalgic return to the Stirk House.

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Jaden with his swimming teacher, Peter Wiseman.

Barnoldswick superstar's mile-long swim

A five-year-old Barnoldswick aquatic superstar has wowed his parents and swimming teacher alike by swimming an entire mile without stopping.

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Carl Frampton wants to settle the score with Santa Cruz

“I’ll lose a little bit of respect for him,” Carl Frampton said of rival Léo Santa Cruz, should the Mexican champion prevent a conclusion to their trilogy.

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Action from Pendle Forests 6-0 win at Preston Ladies

Forest seal the title with six-goal salvo at Preston

Pendle Forest sealed the North Hockey Women’s League Division 2 North West title with a 6-0 win at Preston on Saturday – their 19th win in as many games.

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Charlotte Holmes, centre, pictured with fellow Pendle Ski Club skiers Sophie Butterworth and Sadie Merritt

Charlotte rounds off a sensational week

Pendle skier Charlotte Holmes made it a sensational week for her family with victory at the 2017 English Alpine Championships in Bormio.

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Action from Saturdays 8-1 win against Garstang

Forest all but assured of title after 18th-straight win

Pendle Forest can’t be caught at the top of North Hockey Women’s League Division 2 North West after their 18th-successive win on Saturday.

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Neil is the snooker champion of champions

Neil is the snooker champion of champions

The final of the Champion of Champions Knockout was held last Friday night at Ighten Leigh Social Club.

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Pendle Council has confirmed the right result for junior football teams

Extra time granted to junior football free pitch hire

Fans of grassroots football are celebrating after it was revealed that the final whistle has not been blown on free pitch hire for junior teams in Pendle.

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Colne and Nelson take on Bury in the scrum at Holt House

Lessons to learn for Colne in home defeat to Bury

Colne have some lessons to be learnt from this defeat, but can take some positives going forward.

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Lincoln City footballer Sam Habergham with his parents Linda and Richard

Habergham's history boys in search of ancestors

A famous name from the past, which came back to haunt Burnley during Lincoln City’s historic FA Cup victory, is seeking to unearth more history.
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Under threat golf course is saved

Professional golfer Neil Reeves is taking over the operation of Marsden Park Golf Course in Nelson.

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The event is aimed at confident female cyclists

Become a Breeze Champion with British Cycling

British Cycling are running a free training event in Pendle on Saturday, March 18th, allowing people to become a "Breeze Champion" to then promote and encourage more women to get into cycling
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Back row, Mariya Imran, Zoe Kidney, Millie Roscoe, Thea Cormack, BethanyAshworth; Front row, Bethany Burrows, Caitlin Gerrard, Freya Bythell, Olivia Bancroft

Fisher-More are champs

The Fisher-More Under 16 girls’ basketball team have been crowned county champions for the second year in a row.

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