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Morecambe Ladies put five past Chester-le-Street

Morecambe Ladies saw off a depleted Chester-le-Street 5-1 in their final home game of 2016 on Sunday.

Caton United's Joe Bouskill.

North Lancs League: Honours even between Cartmel and Caton

The game of the day in the Baines Bagguley Penhale North Lancashire Premier Division saw Cartmel and District, the last team with a 100 per cent record, face second-placed Caton United.

Jim Bentley congratulates his players on the win over Plymouth.

Morecambe back in action at Scunthorpe

Morecambe return to action at Scunthorpe United tonight after a pre-Christmas break which left manager Jim Bentley in two minds.

Jack Pullar and James Gullen. Picture: Hugh McManus

New teams for Pedal Heaven’s Pullar and Gullen

Two district cyclists have moved teams ahead of the new season after a successful 2016 as team mates.

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Rhys Turner. Picture: B&O PRESS PHOTO

Bentley backs Turner to fill Barkhuizen’s boots

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley has challenged Rhys Turner to fill the space created by Tom Barkhuizen’s departure.

Vale's Sam Wallbank.

Burnage 12-25 Vale of Lune

Vale of Lune produced a glorious team performance to extend their unbeaten run to five games.

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Carnforth lost out at Ormskirk on Saturday.

Ormskirk 2nds 24-19 Carnforth

Carnforth went down 24-19 at Ormskirk 2nds in the Raging Bull North West Leagues Division Three North on Saturday.

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Kirkby Lonsdale.

Kirkby Lonsdale 26-18 Wilmslow

League leaders Kirkby Lonsdale made it a perfect dozen with a 26-18 win over Wilmslow on Saturday.

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Garstang manager Lee Baker.

Slyne lose out in seven-goal thriller as Garstang reach semi-final

Slyne-with-Hest came out on the wrong side of a seven-goal thriller at Whitehaven in the West Lancashire Premier Division on Saturday.

Match-winner Craig Carney looks to hold onto possession. Picture: Tony North

Lancaster City 1-0 Hyde United

Lancaster City kept pace at the top of the table as they got past Hyde United in a scrappy game on Saturday.

Dave Chisnall.

Chisnall to open up World Champs campaign three days before Christmas

Dave Chisnall’s William Hill World Darts Championship campaign will begin just three days before Christmas.

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Glen Townson joins Ealing Trailfinders. Picture: ETPRM

Morecambe’s Townson joins Ealing after six years with Bristol

A Morecambe second row forward has ended his six-season association with Bristol and joined Ealing Trailfinders.

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Morecambe FC supporters at the meeting on Thursday night.

Morecambe football fans vote unanimously to form Supporters Trust

Morecambe FC supporters have launched a new era for the club by voting to launch a Supporters Trust.

Ben Winterburn and Josh Thompson (back) with Aimee Banks, Alex Livingstone and Holly Salisbury (front).

Swimming: Young Otters are in Winter wonderland after medals haul

Carnforth Otters were well represented in the North West Regional Winter Championships, with eight of the top squad swimmers achieving qualifying times in multiple events.

Ray Carr.

Table Tennis: Raptors prove too good for title-chasing University A

In the latest round of the Lancaster and Morecambe Table Tennis league, Trimpell Raptors played host to title prospects University A.


Morecambe motorcycle ace visits motor museum

‘The Morecambe Missile’ delighted museum bosses when he made a surprise visit to check out six of his own motorcycles.

Neil Marshall with his wife Kim, son Max and daughter Daisy at Kim's brother Ryan's wedding in August.

Family pays tribute to Lancaster City star Neil Marshall

Neil Marshall’s family this week paid tribute to the man who was devoted to his family.


Squash: Vale knocked off top spot after defeat to Thornton

Vale of Lune’s squash teams racked up another double in their latest outings on court but this week they were not celebrating victories but reeling from defeats.

Both the senior and junior boys teams won bronze medals at the English Schools Swimming Team Championships.

Swimming: Impressive Ripley team make mark against best in country

The Ripley St Thomas Year 8 boys’ swimming team returned from the English Schools’ Swimming Team Championships as one of the top state school teams in the country in both the medley and freestyle relay events.

The Ford Focus of Dave Wright/Steve Pugh.

Rallying: Wright finishes second while Wolff gets back into groove

Last Saturday saw more than 70 rally crews and their cars assemble at Skelwith Caravan Park for the start of the annual Grizedale Stages Rally, this year sponsored by the Hippo Motor Group.

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