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Shrimps boss eager to bring in signings

Morecambe manager Jim Bentley hopes he can add to his options before the Shrimps’ match at Leyton Orient tomorrow.

Lancaster Hockey Club's second team.

Hockey: Lancaster forced to settle for point in first game of new year

In their first game back after the Christmas break Lancaster 1s had to settle for a point away at Clitheroe.

Lancaster City will be looking to build on their impressive win at Scarborough.  Picture: Dom Taylor

Lancaster City host Trafford in top of table clash

Giant Axe will host a top of the table clash on Saturday when Lancaster City look to extend their lead against second-placed Trafford.

Goal machine Jack Bentley scores after two minutes against Tividale for Telford United in the 2 nd qualifying round of the FA Cup

Nostalgia: A look back on Morecambe FC manager Jim Bentley’s father

Historian Terry Ainsworth takes a look at Morecambe FC manager Jim Bentley’s father, who was an icon at Telford United.

Carnforth Rangers beat Arnside.

North Lancs: Carnforth get their revenge against Arnside

In the Sam Price Memorial Cup first round, Arnside were hoping for a repeat performance of their league victory over Carnforth Rangers, but it was not to be.

Morecambe A team of Aiden branch, Matthew Cooke, Nathan Beamer.

Table Tennis: Morecambe B are Annihilated by impressive Garstang team

The Morecambe B side of Matthew Westworth, Toby Ellis and Bradley Wilkinson lost 30-6 at home to Garstang Annihilators in the Lancaster and Morecambe Table Tennis League last week.

Great Wood Primary School team of Toby Ellis, Adam Dennison, Dylan Wareing, Joe Dennison & Jack Edwards.

Table Tennis: School teams qualify for national finals in Blackburn

Two schools starred at the latest stage of the English Schools’ Table Tennis Association’s National Team Championships.

Man of the match Jacob Gregory is denied.

Brown had no hesitation in bringing Kilifin back to Lancaster City

Phil Brown says he had no hesitation in bringing striker Tom Kilifin back to Lancaster City.

John McGuinness and Guy Martin will lead Honda Racing's charge in 2017.

John McGuinness forms exciting Honda duo with returning Guy Martin

John McGuinness will be joined by the returning Guy Martin as part of Honda’s team for the 2017 road racing season.

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Tom Barkhuizen. Picture: Matt Rushton

Barkhuizen hopes Shrimps pull clear of off-field problems

Tom Barkhuizen hopes Morecambe pull themselves clear of their off-the-field troubles.

Reece MacMillan with coach John Donaghy.  Picture: Rachel Landsborough (

Trainer pleased with MacMillan’s progress

Reece MacMillan’s trainer is delighted with the Morecambe’s man progress ahead of his fourth professional fight.

Man of the match Jacob Gregory is denied.

Scarborough Athletic 1-3 Lancaster City

A scintillating first-half display from the Dolly Blues had this match won by half-time against 10-man Scarborough Athletic.

Jim Bentley.

Bentley’s pride as players and fans rally together

Jim Bentley has spoken of his pride in managing Morecambe after the response from players and supporters to the recent problems at the Globe Arena.

The Morecambe Bay Storm in action against the Walney Terriers.

Bay American football team have league status confirmed

The district’s new American football team will enter an official league structure later this year.

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Vale captain Dan Baines in action.

Altrincham Kersal 18-18 Vale of Lune

Vale of Lune drew their first North One West fixture since the honours were shared at Widnes in March 2015 in a game that ended twenty two all.

Dave and Michaela Chisnall with their wedding cake, made by Hilary's Cakes and Bakes.

Darts ace Dave Chisnall gets married after wedding ring blip

Darts star Dave ‘Chizzy’ Chisnall hit the bullseye by marrying his beautiful bride despite a mishap with the rings.

Dan Blenkham.

Carnforth 50-26 Oldham 2nds

Saturday saw the first game of 2017 at Kellet Road, and Carnforth came away with a 50-26 win over Oldham 2nds.

Slyne's Tom Entwisle.

Slyne go down in first game of year as Garstang bounce back

Slyne-with-Hest lost their first game of 2017 on Saturday.

Jim Bentley applauding the fans after a recent game. Photo by Mike Williamson.

Morecambe FC manager’s ‘pie and pint’ thank you to fans

The Morecambe FC manager will repay fans for covering his £1,000 disciplinary fine by giving them a free pie and a pint.

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Kevin Ellison sends over a cross at Brunton Park.

Bentley’s frustration as Shrimps are denied penalty at Carlisle

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley said his side were hurt by another refereeing decision that denied them three points at Carlisle on Saturday.

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