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Lancaster GP supports vulnerable children at the London Marathon

A 43-year-old GP from Lancaster, who was inspired to run the London Marathon to help vulnerable children and young people, proudly crossed the finish line on Sunday to raise hundreds of pounds for The Children’s Society.

Bethany and Toby Ellis.

Table Tennis: Toby and Bethany to take on the best in national championships

Toby and Bethany Ellis won the 2017 Lancashire Boys U11 and Lancashire Girls U11 county table tennis titles at Blackburn earlier this year.

Timothy Miles at the London Marathon who was raising money for Royal Lancaster Infirmary's neonatal unit.

Marathon dad raises thousands for Lancaster hospital

A dad took on his greatest challenge to raise vital funds for a Lancaster hospital who helped save the lives of his premature twins.

Lancaster Tennis Club's open day.

Tennis open day a great success

There was a large turnout for the spring open day at Lancaster Tennis Club on Saturday, which attracted a large number of juniors and adults.

Dion Feather makes a touchdown reception. Picture: Steve Layfield

Two wins out of two as Storm beat Bay rivals

The district’s new American football team made it two wins out of two on Sunday.

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Torrisholme's Matt Jackson celebrates his wicket.

Errors prove costly for Torrisholme

Torrisholme were unable to brush off the winter rust as 21 wides and three dropped catches ultimately cost them away at Eccelston on the opening day of the new Palace Shield Premier Division season.

Charlie Swarbrick trudges off after being dismissed at St Annes.

Double defeat for Lancaster in tough openers

It was two defeats in two days for Lancaster to start the new season at the weekend.

Congratulations for Tommy Clough on his wicket.

Morecambe battle to take points off Barrow

Morecambe battled back to claim a losing draw against Barrow on the opening day of the new Northern Premier League season at Woodhill Lane.

Jamie Cottle scores for the Atoms.

Heysham Atoms 20-22 Latchford Albion

Heysham Atoms put up a spirited performance at home to the newly promoted Latchford Albion from Warrington on Saturday, despite losing 22-20.

Dave Chisnall celebrates victory over Adrian Lewis. Picture: Michael Cooper

Dave Chisnall powers to two wins in darts Premier League

Morecambe darts ace Dave Chisnall enjoyed his best night yet in the 2017 Betway Premier League thanks to two wins in Belfast.

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Good Friday social adult tournament finalists.

Tennis players enjoy Good Friday by taking part in tournament

Lancaster Tennis Club started the new season with a successful adult round robin tournament on Good Friday, which saw 20 players enjoy sunshine for most of the day.

Matthew Westworth.

Table Tennis: Morecambe edge out holders in Coronation Cup

In the first Coronation Cup table tennis handicap semi-final, Morecambe youngsters Matthew Westworth, Toby Elllis and Bradley Wilkinson edged out holders Trimpell Bulldogs and their veterans Phil Goymer, Alan Holt and Ray Carr by nine points.

Torrisholme captain Matt Jackson.

Torrisholme captain targets six wins for survival

Torrisholme Cricket Club’s captain is targeting six of the best in his side’s bid to stay in the Palace Shield Premier Division.

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New Morecambe captain Ryan Pearson believes his side can go well in Twenty20 competition.

Progress the plan for new Morecambe captain

New Morecambe captain Ryan Pearson is looking for progress in his first summer at the helm.

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Ben Simm. Picture: Tony North

Lancaster captain Simm relishing higher stakes after league link-up

Ben Simm is well aware how much is at stake ahead of his Lancaster side beginning their Northern Premier League season at St Annes on Saturday.

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Timothy Miles with his twins Lola and Harry.

Dad takes on London marathon for his prem twins

“It was a strange combination of being both the happiest and scariest time of my life.”

Dave Chisnall and Gary Anderson drew in Liverpool on Thursday night.

Chisnall misses seven darts for victory as Anderson snatches draw

Dave Chisnall missed seven darts for victory as he was held to a draw by Gary Anderson in the Betway Premier League in Liverpool.


Squash: Vale seconds end season well

Vale 2 finished their season on a high by beating YMCA Thornton 2, reversing a heavy defeat earlier in the season.

Juniors at Lancaster Tennis Club.

Juniors take part in matchplay tennis tournament

Juniors at Lancaster Tennis Club took part in a matchplay tournament last week, in what was excellent preparation prior to the start of the Fylde and Aegon League matches, which start in late April.

Alice Dillon.

Table Tennis: Bulldogs book place in semi-finals after winning their derby clash

In the Coronation Cup Trimpell City were at home to Trimpell Bulldogs in a local derby match where City had a 125 point to 25 point advantage.

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