GYMNASTICS: HARTFORD gymnasts Club were beaming after scooping eight gold medals at an open competition at Preston.
Ruth Howard, in her first competition for two years - the intermediate 12+ - won the bar, beam, floor and overall title.
Clubmate Katy Fearon was fifth in the bar and seventh overall.
Coach Michelle Oakes said: 'There were 15 clubs there - it was a fantastic performance by our girls.'
Hartford gymnasts also won two novice events.
Victoria Anderson topped the 10 and under marks after winning the vault and bar and coming second in the beam. Chloe Evans (first in the floor and third bar) was runner-up and in third place was Jessica Chen (third vault, second bar).
Charlotte Connors was the winner of the 11+ class, after winning the floor and beam exercises and finishing second in vault.
Eleanor Owen and Emma Frith completed another 1-2-3 for Hartford.
Eleanor won the bar and was third in vault and floor, while Emma came second in the floor.
Hartford School of Gymnastics are now based at Anderton and can be contacted on 01606 782658.