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Luke longing for the Lonsdale Belt

Defeat to Callum Smith has only heightened Luke Blackledge’s hunger to own boxing’s prestigious Lonsdale Belt.

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Ron Farrington, senior pastor at Longton Community Church

New Year’s Honours for red rose greats

A host of Lancashire’s leading lights have been recognised in the New Year’s Honour’s List.

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Great Britain's Sir Bradley Wiggins

Sir Bradley Wiggins announces retirement from professional cycling

Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from professional cycling in a statement.
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Samantha Murray ahead of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards in Birmingham on Sunday night

Samantha Murray’s busy end to Olympic year

Samantha Murray celebrated a remarkable year of British sport at the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year ceremony on Sunday night.

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Prince Harry at Cast North West

Harry is rugby league’s new royal patron

Her Majesty The Queen is to step down as royal patron of the Rugby Football League.

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Joanne Baldwin

These girls really show they can!

The amazing success of Sport England’s campaign to get more women into sport should be celebrated by everyone.

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Clitheroe Bike Club on their annual Santa run.

Bike club’s annual Santa run

Cycling Santas, elves and fairies descended upon Clitheroe on Sunday as 35 members from the town’s bike club took to the streets as part of their annual Santa run.

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Roads will be closed for the Ribble Valley 10k road race on Tuesday, December 27th.

Motorists are advised of 10k road race closures

Motorists are advised that several roads in and near Clitheroe will close on Tuesday, December 27th, for the 2016 Ribble Valley 10k Road Race.

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Martin takes the turkey with Mytton win

Martin takes the turkey with Mytton win

It was the battle for Christmas Dinner as Mytton members hit the course for the annual Turkey shoot.

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Clitheroe win anniversary match against Pleasington

Clitheroe win anniversary match against Pleasington

History hung heavily in the air when the current and former captains of Clitheroe and Pleasington Golf Club met to compete for the inaugural staging of the Kirkaldy Niblick competition.

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Ribblesdale High Schools ski squad

Ribble Valley skiers earn England selection

Three Ribblesdale High School pupils have been selected for the English Senior Ski Race squad after impressing on the slopes at the British Schools’ Slalom Championships.

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Blackledge bidding to become the best of British by beating champion Smith

British title challenger Luke Blackledge believes that he’s got nothing to lose and everything to gain when he faces super-middleweight champion Callum Smith at the Manchester Arena.

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Jones Homes teams up with Clitheroe Rugby Club in 40th year

Jones Homes builds new partnership with Clitheroe Rugby Club for its 40th season

Swapping building sites for a Ribble Valley rugby pitch, Jones Homes has teamed up with Clitheroe Rugby Club for the 2016/2017 season.

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Tommi Meadow receives The Young Rally Driver of the Year award

Ribble Valley rally driver wins prestigious prize

An outstanding young rally driver is celebrating the end of his last season as a junior on a high, after being crowned Young Rally Driver of the Year at the Professional Motorsport World Awards 2016.

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Luke Blackledge giving his all in title bid - Matvienko

Alex Matvienko says that British title contender Luke Blackledge is going through hell in training in a bid to swipe Callum Smith’s belt from his clutches.
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Pictured from left to right are Gemma Wilkinson, of CF Northwest, Steven Johnson, mother Samantha Dickinson with cystic fibrosis sufferer Amelia and father Symon Dickinson.

A grand night out for cystic fibrosis runners

Whalley-based running club RUNNING4CF, whose members pound the highways and byways of Whalley on their Monday night runs raising money for cystic fibrosis, handed over a £1,000 cheque to CF Northwest on Monday.

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Ribblesdale High School skiers who are (boys team) Will Austin, Ciaran Bradwell, Joel Whitfield and Daniel Wilson and the (girls team) Eleanor Jessop, Rebecca Heselton, Georgia Singh and Ellie Culshaw. (s)

Skiers' success was all downhill

Talented skiers from Clitheroe's Ribblesdale High School have brought sporting glory to the Ribble Valley.

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The photo shows, from left to right, Geoff Williamson, Martin Byrne, Derek Jones and Rodney Hailwood.

Former players reunited as part of rugby club’s 40th anniversary

Clitheroe Rugby Club is well into its 40th season celebrations and, to mark the occasion, a former players’ reunion lunch was held recently at the club.

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Pupils form Bolton-by-Bowland Primary School with Mr Nightingale of the Clitheroe Clarion Cycling Club. (s)

Manchester sporting visit inspired pupils

Year 6 pupils from Grindleton and Bolton by Bowland CE Primary Schools recently received a donation to enable them to visit the Velodrome and BMX centre in Manchester.

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Sophie Lamb

Sophie is England’s best!

British women’s stroke play champion Sophie Lamb is England’s top golfer of 2016, having won the Order of Merit.

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