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Natalie named Superleague Fans’ player of the year

Barrowford’s Commonwealth Games gold medallist Natalie Haythornthwaite has earned more silverware after being named the Vitality Netball Superleague Fans’ Player of the Season.

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Burnley FC striker Chris Wood celebrates scoring at Turf Moor to enhance his side's already impressive home record.

Turf More: Burnley FC home record one of Premier League's best

New analysis of the home record of every 92 Premier League and Football League team since the start of the 2008/09 season has revealed which teams fare best in familiar environments, with Turf Moor amongst the UK's most impenetrable stadia.

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Ann Waddington, Lady Captain Cheryl Barnes, holding the Charity Shield, and Tina Fishwick

Tina claims Dora Riddiough Trophy at Colne Golf Club

Colne Golf Club ladies competed for the Dora Riddiough Trophy, the first major of the season.

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Stuart and Luke Aidrie with captain Ian Magill and president Steve Mortimer

Father and son keep it in the family on Captain’s Day at Ghyll Golf Club

There was a ‘keep it in the family’ feel to Ian Magill’s Captain’s Day at Ghyll.

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New Lancashire county seniors golf champion Tony Flanagan from Clitheroe Golf Club, receives the trophy from Mike Lay, Lancashire Union of Golf Clubs President

Tony’s hard work pays off with county title

Tony Flanagan capped his return from major surgery by being crowned Lancashire Seniors county golf champion for the first time.

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Two mojitos and a Prosecco: Millennials are increasingly opting for drinks other than the classic pint of lager.

Survey: World Cup-watching Millennials shun beer and the pub

Getting the pints in at the local ahead of that irresistibly obscure World Cup group match or crucial England Round of 16 tie is a quintessentially British concept, but a new study has revealed that Millennials increasingly prefer a soft drink in the comfort of their own home.
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Neighbours in this Burnley street are well and truly World Cup ready

Burnley street gripped by World Cup fever

World Cup fever has well and truly arrived at this Burnley street!
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Missed opportunity for Barritt at Rally Italia

Missed opportunity for Barritt at Rally Italia

Daniel Barritt and Elfyn Evans missed an opportunity at this weekend’s Rally Italia Sardegna – having the speed to challenge for another top result, before a small but costly mistake halted their charge through the early stages.

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World Cup 2018: Messi v Ronaldo?

Barnoldswick embroiderer's BBC World Cup advert to be seen by millions

A former West Craven High student who credits his "amazing" textiles teacher with getting him into embroidery is gearing up for millions of people to see his latest work: a World Cup advert produced for the BBC.
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Nicola Alden,(a new trustee with Pendleside Hospice) congratulates the President of Burnley Rotary Club, Neil Beecham, on a successful day.

Hospice was the winner in annual golf tournament

Fifteen teams took part in Burnley Rotary Club's annual golf day.

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Keen cyclist and marathon runner Nick Owen.

Heartbroken son to complete Ironman event

A keen cyclist and marathon runner will take on his biggest challenge yet on Sunday in memory of his mum.

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Swimmers Harvey Pennington, Lily Mae Pratt and Madison Turner

Pendle trio shine at North East Championships

Pendle trio Madison Turner, Harvey Pennington and Lily Mae Pratt travelled to the John Charles Centre for Sport Leeds with Skipton’s younger squad swimmers for the North East Regional Age Group Long Course Championships.

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2018 Golden Cue reaching decisive stage

2018 Golden Cue reaching decisive stage

The 2018 Foster’s Golden Cue competition has reached the quarter-final stage in the large and small table sections.

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Great Britain's Sophie Hitchon in action in the Women's Hammer Final during day four of the 2017 IAAF World Championships at the London Stadium. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday August 7, 2017. See PA story ATHLETICS World. Photo credit should read: Adam Davy/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. No transmission of sound or moving images and no video simulation

Sophie continues build-up to Euros

On the first day of the Halle International Throws event at the weekend, Burnley’s Sophie Hitchon finished ahead of Olympic hammer champion Anita Wlodarczyk.

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File photo dated 08-10-2016 of Michael Bisping. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday May 28, 2019. Michael Bisping, the first and so far only Briton to win a UFC title, has announced his retirement from mixed martial arts after a distinguished career. See PA story UFC Bisping. Photo credit should read Pete Byrne/PA Wire.

Bisping’s legacy will live on as he announces his retirement

Michael Bisping may have announced his retirement from mixed martial arts but the legacy that “The Count” has left in the sport will live on.

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Former Lancashire Evening Post studio manager and cartoonist Ken Wignall celebrating his 80th birthday with eldest grandchildren Ben and Sam

Cartoonist Ken Wignall leaves a legacy of laughter

Glowing tributes have been paid to cartoonist and former Lancashire Evening Post art studio manager Ken Wignall - the man who could not stop drawing.
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It's been a good turn out for Clitheroe Castle's parkrun.

Great start for Clitheroe Castle parkrun

Clitheroe Castle parkrun has been launched in spectacular style with glorious weather and perfect running conditions for the first two events held at the end of this month.

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Sam Quek MBE pictured with members of Pendle Forest's award-winning hockey team

Olympic gold medallist presents Pendle Forest stars with top honour!

There’s probably no greater honour in sport than having your achievements recognised and rewarded by a fellow athlete who has succeeded at the highest level.

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Barrowford's Daniel Barritt in action

Barrowford’s Barritt helps Evans to first podium finish of the year

Elfyn Evans and Barrowford’s Daniel Barritt are back in business – securing their first podium of the year with second place at the Rally de Portugal.

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Earby Springfield Primary School (red kit) and Sacred Heart Primary School (white) battle it out in the semi-final

Earby Springfield earn a place at county finals

Pupils from Earby Springfield Primary School in Pendle are celebrating after securing a place at the largest youth sporting event in Lancashire, following victory in a quick sticks hockey competition.

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