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Garstang FC’s players deserved their double

Garstang boss Lee Baker has paid tribute to his players’ performances following a hugely successful season.

Michael Walling top-scored for Garstang with 40 in their defeat against St Annes     Picture: Tim Gilbert

Garstang CC undone by clinical Saints

Garstang’s reign at the top of the Northern Cricket League came to an abrupt end with a first defeat of the season against a clinical St Annes side.

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Jasmine Jolly

From Garstang to GB for hurdler Jasmine?

Garstang Community Academy pupil Jasmine Jolly overcame yet more hurdles to break cchampionship records.

The crowd and the Ashton Memorial from backstage during Cast's performance at Highest Point

Success as thousands attend Lancaster’s Highest Point festival

Organisers of the Highest Point festival held at Williamson Park over the weekend have hailed the event a big success.

Do we need a new EU referendum?

Lancaster and Morecambe MPs rule out second EU referendum

Lancaster MP Cat Smith has ruled out a second referendum on Brexit but insists 
Parliament should have a vote on the final deal.

Vale of Lune Ladies pictured in action.

Promotion of firsts and seconds was highlight of year on pitch for Vale

Vale of Lune chairman Paul McLaren-Dorrington noted in his AGM report last week that the double promotion of the top two senior sides had been the highlight on the pitch this year.

Morecambe batsman Luke Pearson in action. Picture: Tony North.

Dominant Morecambe rip through Preston order to claim all 12 points

Morecambe travelled to West Cliff to face a struggling Preston side on another scorching Saturday afternoon and came away with a convincing victory.

Sarah with her mum Kerry.

Brave young Heysham woman loses fight with cancer

A young woman battling terminal cancer has passed away at the age of 27.

Three wickets for Lancaster's Charlie Swarbrick. Pictures by Tony North

Lancaster see off Eccleston but are beaten at Netherfield

It was a mixed weekend for Lancaster Cricket Club – first they beat Eccleston CC by three wickets in the Palace Shield Premier Division at Lune Road, but on Sunday they lost by 90 runs away at Netherfield in the Twenty20 Cup.

Westgate captain Andy Hill in action. Picture: Tony North.

Westgate bowlers show class as Arnside order is dismantled

Westgate’s first team were involved in two games over the weekend.

Dan Helme. Picture: Tony North.

Heysham Atoms 24-30 Shevington Sharks

Heysham Atoms just came up short at home to top five side Shevington Sharks at the weekend, losing 30-24.

Annette McNeil and daughters Caitlin (centre) and Erin (right) were at the Manchester Arena during the attack last year.

Garstang mum Annette McNeil praises "fantastic" support services for her and her daughters in aftermath of the Manchester Arena Bombing

A mum and her two daughters who were at the Manchester Arena when it was the centre of a terrorist attack have praised local victim support and mental health services for their support in its aftermath.
Cath Hill with her son Jake.

Lancaster mum and son to perform in anniversary choir a year on from Manchester bomb attack

A mother and son who escaped the Manchester bomb physically unscathed but emotionally traumatised will perform in a choir on the anniversary of the attack today.

Annette, Caitlin and Erin McNeil from Garstang.  Caittlin and Erin were at the Ariana Grande concert when the Manchester Arena Bomb attack happened. One year on mum Annette has praised local victim support and mental health services for the support they have given her family.

Garstang mum praises support services a year on from Manchester bomb

A mum has praised local victim support and mental health services for the support they have given her family as the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena terror attack is marked today, Tuesday.

Nelson and Leighton Birchall are going for glory in Grantham on Saturday

Birchall siblings look to follow in older brother’s footsteps

Two boxing siblings are hoping to follow in the footsteps of their older brother this weekend.

Five Years From Now by Paige Toon

Book review: Five Years From Now by Paige Toon

Are you looking for the perfect summer read… a story to make you laugh, cry and wish that the journey from first page to last didn’t have to end?

Blaze Havoc Harcourt, right, continued his excellent run in Liverpool on Saturday.

Blaze Havoc Harcourt picks up big win for Coastal ABC in Liverpool

Coastal ABC youngsters were in action in Liverpool on Saturday on a show put together by former champion boxer Derry Mathews.

All About Families by Felicity Brooks and Mar Ferrero

Book review: A sparkling selection of sunshine reads from Usborne

The joys of family life, a classic tale for horse lovers, an exotic Indian adventure and the inside story of how a tree grows take star billing in a wonderful array of new books from world-class children’s publisher Usborne.
Poldark: The Angry Tide by Winston Graham

Book review: Poldark: The Angry Tide by Winston Graham

As the BBC’s lavish production of Poldark gets set to hit our screens again for the much-anticipated fourth series, enjoy a second helping of this dazzling Cornish drama by reading Winston Graham’s universally loved original novels.

The Falcon of Sparta by Conn Iggulden

Book review: The Falcon of Sparta by Conn Iggulden

Bestselling author Conn Iggulden likes a big stage for his novels… and they don’t come bigger than the Persian Empire in the fourth century BC.

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