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Turf Moor upgrade for disabled fans but no plans to increase stadium size

Disabled Clarets fans will soon benefit from Premier League facilities at Turf Moor, which will see two corners in the stadium filled in.

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Action from Pendle Forests 3-0 win at Chester on Saturday										Pictures: Ian Bythell

Forest six clear after two more convincing victories

Pendle Forest picked up two more victories at the weekend to extend their 100% record in the North Hockey Women’s League Division 1.

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Colne and Nelson won 22-5 at Upper Eden seconds on Saturday													Pictures: Amelia Bullock

All Blacks climb to fourth place after win in Cumbria

Saturday saw Colne and Nelson First team make the long trek north to the depths of Cumbria to play Upper Eden, returning with a 22-5 victory.

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Pendle Athletic Clubs annual presentation

Pendle celebrate successful year

Pendle Athletic Club recently held their annual presentation evening at Nelson Cricket Club.

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Charlotte Hartley in action for Pendle Forest

Forest’s advantage is cut

Pendle Forest saw their lead in the North Hockey Women’s League Division 1 cut to three points on Saturday.

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England netball star Natalie Haythornthwaite

Natalie helps Roses win the Test series

Natalie Haythornthwaite helped the England Roses seal the Vitality Netball International Series against Malawi with a match to spare.

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Pat Fleming at home with his Clarets scarf

Pat (91) is a true vintage Claret

A vintage Claret who first went on the Turf to watch his beloved Burnley in the 1930s still climbs on a bus and journeys to watch his team at the grand old age of 91.
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Football stars Naomi (right) and Sadie with the Academy staff

International lady footballers team up at college

Two of the UK’s top young international footballers kicked off the next stage in their careers when they joined the Academy of Sport at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre to tap into its coaches’ professional expertise.
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Chris Hull and David McAtamney outside Turf Moor

Turf's new safety barriers will prevent terrorist-style vehicle ramming attacks

Burnley Football Club have become the first in the country to install security barriers to protect fans from potential vehicle ramming attacks outside Turf Moor.
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Action from Saturdays 24-13 defeat to Broughton

Lessons learned in narrow defeat for the All Blacks

Saturday saw the Colne and Nelson first team travel over to Broughton in what has historically always been a physical contest, and this game proved no different as the home side ran out 24-13 winners.

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Luke Blackledge has gone back to work with boxing coach Kevin Maree

Maree is hitting the reset button to help Blackledge

Kevin Maree has vowed to turn Luke Blackledge back in to the aggressive, all action fighter that struck fear in to the hearts of his opponents.

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Great Britain team pursuit riders: Ed Clancy, Steven Burke, Oliver Wood and Kian Emadi qualify in first place during day one of the TISSOT UCI Track Cycling World Cup at the HSBC UK National Cycling Centre, Manchester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday November 10, 2017. Photo credit should read: Richard Sellers/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only, no commercial use without prior permission.

Burke helps Great Britain to gold in Manchester World Cup

Colne’s Steven Burke helped Great Britain win gold in the men’s team pursuit at the Track Cycling World Cup in Manchester at the weekend.

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Hannah Raistrick

Hannah and Madison impress in Championships in Sheffield

Pendle duo Hannah Raistrick and Madison Turner travelled to Sheffield’s PondsForge International Sports Centre with Skipton’s senior swimmers in the second part of the NER long course Championships last weekend.

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Natalie Haythornthwaite

Natalie returns to title-winning Wasps

Barrowford’s Natalie Haythornthwaite will return to Netball Superleague winners Wasps for the 2018 season.

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Clitheroes Michael Bisping at Old Trafford after becoming the UFCs first ever British champion

Bisping earns respect after taking fight at short notice

Anyone can do anything in victory. Only in defeat does a man truly reveal himself.

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Lisa Crewe in full flight against Harrogate at Marsden Heights on Saturday morning                                   Pictures: Ian Bythell

Crewe is hat-trick hero as Forest ease past Harrogate

Lisa Crewe hit a hat-trick as Pendle Forest extended their lead at the top of the North Hockey Women’s League Division 1 to six points with another convincing win on Saturday.

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Colne GC ladies celebrate season

Colne GC ladies celebrate season

Ladies at Colne Golf Club completed the 2017 season with a Presentation Dinner.

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Pictured are the trophy winners on the night, with Captain Maurice Hendleman and President Bob Presland.

Ghyll juniors round off fine year with presentation

Ghyll Golf Club Juniors ended their season with a Presentation Evening attended by the trophy winners and their families and friends.

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Action from Pendle Forests 3-2 win at Brooklands Poynton

Forest extend remarkable run with late Hartley goal

Pendle Forest had to come from behind to maintain their 100% record in the North Hockey Women’s League Division 1 at third place Brooklands Poynton on Saturday.

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Colne and Nelson Rugby Club in action against Burnley

Rugby club in scrum for £200,000 cash prize

A rugby club, feted for its coaching for youngsters, could be in line for a stupendous £200,000 cash boost.

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