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The Grassroots Heroes Awards are BACK!

Lancashire Telegraph: Grassroots Heroes

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE Grassroots Heroes Awards are back for a fourth year and it promises to be another year of tales of achievement and stories of hard work and commitment.

Grassroots Heroes 2014: How to nominate/enter

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THERE are several ways to enter the Lancashire Telegraph Grassroots Heroes Awards 2014 - sponsored by United Utilities.

Grassroots Heroes 2014: Stories are what stick out for Gallacher

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:22pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

KEVIN Gallacher is perfectly placed to talk of the rise and rise of the Grassroots Heroes Awards having been a guest of honour at each of the previous events.

Talented Blackburn teen set to play at All England club

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:13pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BLACKBURN tennis sensation George Hutchings will aim to succeed where Andy Murray failed this year after booking his spot at a prestigious Wimbledon tournament.

TV star Henretty tips talented Arena skater for the very top

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BLACKBURN Arena skating ace Emily Louise Brown has been tipped for the top by ITV’S Dancing on Ice star Mark Hanretty.

Golden girl Niamh is good for Commonwealth Games!

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:35pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Niamh Robinson warmed up for her Commonwealth Games debut with a gold double, landing personal bests in the 100 metres and 200 metres breaststroke finals at the British Gas International Swimming Championships in Manchester.

Sarah and Eric show they are the perfect team

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:33pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Clitheroe’s Eric Wallace and Sarah Varley were both on top form as they won the Salesbury Mixed Pairs bowling competiton from an entry of 32 pairs from around the area.

German master Ajarn is back ‘home’ in Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:32pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

GERMAN instructor Ajarn Ralf Kussler rolled back the years to deliver a Thai Boxing master class in Burnley.

Legend’s kick start Alf’s new Academy

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:31pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Alf’s Blackbelt Academy officially opened its new ‘home’ with two legends of martial arts carrying out the ceremony – who then wasted little time in putting club members through their paces.

Lancaster bombs as Slattery marches on

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FOUR-time CIU champion Andy Lancaster crashed out of the Blackburn And Darwen Individual Snooker Championship, losing 4-2 to Mark Slattery.

Feniscowles pupils show they are class

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Members of Feniscowles Bowling Club hosted a bowling competition between pupils of Feniscowles Primary School and Longshaw Primary School.

Frank has his eye on the prize at Park

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A BLACKBURN opticians’ has been ‘bowled over’ after more than 60 of the town’s avid Crown Green Bowls players came together for the popular annual Specsavers Cup.

Clitheroe side march on to the regional finals

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:20pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Clitheroe Cricket Club’s, Cobras under 15s have won the LCB Cup on finals day at Elton CC in Bury.

League leaders are mauled by Blackburn Lions

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:20pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

ASIF Mahmood grabbed a match winning haul of six wickets in seven overs as Blackburn Lions downed A Division leaders Blackburn Eagles by 108 runs.

G8 Soccer to hold summer coaching

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:20pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

KEVIN Gallacher celebrates the first anniversary of his G8 Soccer School when he holds his latest coaching camp.

Towneley get Royal seal of approval of SW19

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:15pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TOWNELEY Community Tennis Club has been given a Royal seal of approval following a recent trip to Wimbledon.

Grassroots Heroes 2014: Good to see hard work honoured

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:11pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

I have to admit, running the Grassroots Heroes Awards is pretty hard work, stressful even.

East Lancs Premier League stars honour grassroots sports

Lancashire Telegraph: A young Jay Rodriguez, then 15, celebrates signing schoolboy forms with Burnley in 2005

6:10pm Monday 21st July 2014

THEY are the local boys done good; the Premier League stars who have never forgotten their roots.

Grassroots Heroes 2014: Award categories

Lancashire Telegraph: Winners will soon be announced

5:30pm Monday 21st July 2014

LISTED are the categories for this year's Grassroots Heroes Awards.

Grassroots Heroes 2014: A message from United Utilities

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

IT gives us great pleasure once again to support the Lancashire Telegraph’s Grass Roots Awards.

Grassroots Heroes 2014: Sporting heroes

Lancashire Telegraph: Jay Rodriguez - one of three Saints players picked by England.

6:07pm Monday 21st July 2014

GRASSROOTS sports can be the start of a successful career and local sporting heroes are keen to promote the benefits.

My Sport: Snooker

Lancashire Telegraph: GREEN BAIZE: All the latest from the Llanelli and District Snooker League.

6:20pm Monday 21st July 2014

OUR area has long been renowned for it's love affair with snooker.

My Sport: Rounders

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:20pm Monday 21st July 2014

ROUNDERS has been played in England since the tudor times - a bat and ball game played between two teams.

The tweet success of awards night

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:35pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

It’s a sign of the times when an end-of-season football awards ceremony includes Best Twitter follower and Best Instagram follower.

Eagles brought down to earth

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:12pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

ACCRINGTON Panthers claimed a 28-14 win over North West Rugby League Division Two leaders Culcheth Eagles in one of the most entertaining games of the season.

Broncos beaten by Burnley and Pendle

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:11pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

BURNLEY and Pendle bounced back from consecutive defeats to claim a 30-14 victory at home to Bury Broncos A.

Schools take part in first East Lancasire cycle race

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:10pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

WELLFIELD Primary School were the first ever winners of the East Lancashire Primary Schools Cycle Racing event held at the recently opened Steven Burke Cycle Hub.

Pioneer plunge in to unchartered waters

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:10pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Swimmers from Pioneer 79 Swimming Club braved the unpredictable weather to compete in the NW Regional Open Water Swimming Championships recenlty.

Saints celebrating first clean sweep

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:10pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

ST PAULS A capped a remarkable season in the Blackburn and Darwen and District Games Federation after sealing a first ever hat-trick of snooker honours.

Ton-derful show as Alf advances to last four

4:04pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Alf Bellusci turned back the clock to his glory years as he became the first man into the semi finals of the Blackburn And Darwen Individual Snooker Championship.

Sarah issues rounders rally cry!

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE organiser of a charity rounders rally wants to make it annual event – and also set her sights on forming a league in the borough.

Tower power as Wan wins silver at nationals

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:58pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Tower Shukokai Karate Club sent just one athlete to the AMA National Championships this year – but he did the club proud.

Kick boxing referee winning his illness battle

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:57pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

DAVID Barnes has never had a competitive kick boxing contest but, for the last nine years, he has been battling the biggest fight of all...and winning!

Connor is Mill Hill’s guest guy

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:55pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Mill Hill Football club celebrated another very successful season with their end of season presentation held at the Havelock Inn, Blackburn Rovers player Connor Mahoney was guest of Honour and handed out the awards, entertainment was provided by Carl Vickers as a Robbie Williams tribute.

United delighted as the show goes on

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:50pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

BLACKBURN United made sure the show went on even when a powercut forced a last minute change of venue.

Honour Valley heroes

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:50pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

NOMINATIONS are now being invited for the annual Rossendale Surridge Sports Awards.

Schools compete on the track and field at Witton

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:50pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

HUNDREDS of primary school pupils got to test out their track and field skills at a packed Witton Park.

Unsung Chris is in the hunt for prize

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:43pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Chris Byrne has won the Outstanding Contribution to Community Football award in the North West and is now in the running to win the national People’s Award – but he needs your votes!

Happy anniversary for Kevin Gallacher's coaching school

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:41pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

KEVIN Gallacher celebrates the first anniversary of his G8 Soccer School when he holds his latest coaching camp.

Acro gymnasts are among the medals

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:40pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

BLACKBURN with Darwen Acro Club were among the medals once again proving that all the hard work – not to mention no lack of talent – is paying dividends.

East Lancs teams are class act at SPAR Lancashire School Games county finals

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:31pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

IT’S the greatest sporting extravaganza in junior sport in the county and East Lancashire’s schools triumphed at this year’s SPAR Lancashire School Games county finals.

East Lancs partnership aiming to be pitch perfect

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:12pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

A NEW group has been formed to bring football leagues in the borough together to boost the game at amateur level.

New scheme is just what is needed

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:11pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

BAD pitches, run down facilities and lack of funding – it seems they go hand in hand with local amateur football.

Alder bowl over rivals

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:40pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

ALDER Grange’s Under 13 girls were bowled over after being crowned Rossendale cricket champions.

Golden great Henry is a judo Euro star

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:40pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

RIBBLE Valley’s golden boy Henry Wakes has conquered Europe after landing the Stuttgart Judo Open International in Germany.

Cue stars to slug it out in knockout

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:40pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

The Blackburn And Darwen Individual Snooker League moves into the knockout stages this week when the first two quarter final ties are played.

Glenn roles back years to the Golden era

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:40pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

FORMER Golden Cue champions Russell Large and Glenn Stevenson rolled back the years as they fired themselves into the semi-finals of the 2014 tournament.

Festival football to the samba beat

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:41pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Yes, you are reading this correctly – England are the new World Cup champions after winning a penalty shoot-out!

Matthew is putting Blackburn club on the map

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:33pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

THEY call Blackburn Golf Club the town’s hidden secret – but young gun Matthew Jackman is putting them firmly on the map.

No touching Blacko as they win tag crown again

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:32pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

IT may have been one of the smallest schools competing at the Lancashire Youth Games but when it comes to tag rugby, Blacko are big things after they were crowned county winners for the second time.



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