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Charlotte ends the season on a high note

Clitheroe athlete Charlotte Williams ended the season second in the hammer throw 3K U15 British Rankings and less than a metre off the British record.

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Luke in best shape of his life

British title challenger Luke Blackledge has declared that he’s in the best shape of his life – but has vowed to be in even more impressive physical form when he fronts up to Callum Smith.

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Craig Hall, Dave Griffith and Ciaron Halsall

Incredible score wins Social final

The Mid Week Social Final at Mytton Fold was won by Dave Griffith with an incredible 44 points.

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Heroes welcome for East Lancashire Olympians

While the weather was typically Mancunian, the welcome was anything but wet for Team GB's Olympic heroes.

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Bill Honeywell

Bill’s mammoth 542 challenge almost over

Charity champion Bill Honeywell’s 542 Challenge in aid of Cancer Research UK has now reached the final stage.

Clitheroe swimming pool is to close in December for refurbishment work.

Clitheroe’s pool to close for £209k facelift

Clitheroe’s public swimming pool is to close for three months from December 19th for a £209,000 facelift.

Debbie Ward from Barratt Homes with Neil Ashworth from Roefield with some of the school boys taking a football lesson. (s)

Donation from house builder helps keep pupils fit and active

A total of 100 Clitheroe pupils from St Augustine’s and Ribblesdale high schools are now able to access Roefield Community Leisure Centre’s sporting workshops, thanks to much needed funds donated to pay for transport.

Clitheroe RUFC first XV

Clitheroe win gripping encounter against Preston Grasshoppers

In a gripping and tense encounter, Clitheroe extended their undefeated home record, which has stoodf since the end of April 2015.

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Senior Men's County Finals 2016Chipping SodburyCredit: Leaderboard Photography

Clitheroe duo help Lancs regain title

Clitheroe’s Gary Byrne and Tony Holt helped Lancashire regain their English Senior Men’s County crown in a thrilling finale at Chipping Sodbury Golf Club in Gloucestershire.

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Ukraine's Wladimir Klitschko, right, and Britain's Tyson Fury exchange blows as Fury wins the world heavyweight title fight for Klitschko's WBA, IBF, WBO and  IBO belts in the Esprit Arena in Duesseldorf, western Germany, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

The end is nigh for champ Fury

British title challenger Luke Blackledge fears that we’ve seen the last of controversial heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury.

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Back row paramedic Laura Bedford, Mark Evans, Clinical Service Manager for the North West Ambulance Service, paramedic Lois Newton, who was first on scene in the Rapid Response Vehicle, Ian Barton, Operations Manager and Jason Whalley, Emergency Medical Technician 1 (EMT1).
Front row Dave Johnson, Captain of Clitheroe Golf Club, Andrew Blockeel, Chris Ennis and Mark Schofield.

Golfer’s heart felt tribute to life savers

A golfer who suffered a cardiac arrest mid-round has paid tribute to the people who saved his life.

Michael Bisping following his victory over Dan Henderson in the Middleweight Championship of the World of UFC 204 at Manchester Arena. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday October 8, 2016. See PA story SPORT UFC. Photo credit should read: Pete Byrne/PA Wire

On top of the world

Michael Bisping portrayed the true character of a champion when overcoming the challenge of UFC stalwart Dan Henderson to stay on top of the world.

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Students, staff and parents from Oakhill School, Whalley, on their Welsh mountain bike trip

Bikers in the saddle for trip to Welsh mountains

Keen cyclists from Whalley’s Oakhill School headed for Llandegla Forest in North Wales for a biking adventure.

Michael Bisping defended his title

It’s time: My first look at UFC in the flesh

The UFC circus rolled into Manchester at the weekend as Michael Bisping defended his middleweight title in front of a sold-out crowd. Phil Wilkinson went along to his first UFC event, to see what all the fuss is about...

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Clitheroe Under 16s after their 31-24 win over Bury

Five star Clitheroe win to stay on top

Clitheroe RUFC stretched their perfect record to five games this season as a 25-14 win away at Thornton Cleveleys kept them top of the Sale Sharks Division Three North.

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Kirk Cattermole

King Kirk crowned English champion once again

Clitheroe karter Kirk Cattermole overcame weather troubles, handling issues and a heap of misfortune to claim the 125 Open English Championship title for a third year in succession.

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Samantha Murray in the pool

Murray finishes fifth in Kremlin Cup

Ribble Valley Olympian Samantha Murray teamed up with Jamie Cooke to cement a fifth place finish at the Kremlin Cup on their return to action following the Rio 2016 Games.

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Michael Bipsing

Champion Bisping ready to defend his title in style

Britain’s first ever UFC champion Michael Bisping says that he’ll have to be wary of Dan Henderson’s knockout power as he makes the first defence of his middleweight title this weekend.

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Liam Heath (left) and Jon Schofield pose with their silver medals on the podium at the Olympic Games in Rio

Schofield’s future is undecided

Double Olympic medalist Jon Schofield is unsure what the future holds after reaching the “pinnacle” of his career at the Games in Rio.

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