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"25.10.2016 16:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Artwork showcasing town's history unveiled What do you think of the new artwork?
"25.10.2016 14:30:01" leighjournal.co.uk Quirky cemetery talk to be held at library Anyone fancy going to a spooky talk?
"25.10.2016 12:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Special dedication ceremony to be held at Atherton memorial garden tomorrow Date for your diaries!
"25.10.2016 11:16:00" leighjournal.co.uk Soldier set for colossal challenge to help others suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder "I have decided to take on this challenge after I was recently diagnosed with PTSD. This is my way of showing appreciation for all the support I have received and am receiving."
"25.10.2016 10:21:05" leighjournal.co.uk Don't forget! When do the clocks go back in 2016? Because everyone knows someone who will forget and miss out on an extra hour in bed...
"25.10.2016 08:51:37" leighjournal.co.uk Leigh Centurions and Salford Red Devils tie up deal LEIGH Centurions and Salford Red Devils have devised a ticket agreement. Will supporters of Leigh Centurions and Salford Red Devils RLFC buy into this?
"25.10.2016 08:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Leigh gets new vicar “I am looking forward to having my own parish, and the task will now be getting to know the town and the people of Leigh"
"25.10.2016 06:03:00" leighjournal.co.uk Firefighter achieves the best body transformation in international fitness competition Congrats Dan!
"24.10.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Convicted killer jailed for four years and nine months after admitting assaults Do you agree with this sentence?
"24.10.2016 15:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Care village staff shortlisted for north west awards “We are very proud of our finalists and wish them the best of luck in the next stage of this competition.”
"24.10.2016 13:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Diabetic boy with rare insulin allergy wins toys in new store trolley dash “It was nice to do something normal for a little while. We even did little trolley dashes at home to get used to it."
"24.10.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Get ready for a week of community action What do you think about this?
"24.10.2016 06:02:00" leighjournal.co.uk Severely visually impaired woman to run London Marathon to 'give back' to charities that 'changed he Good luck Francesca!
"23.10.2016 18:40:27" leighjournal.co.uk Leigh Centurions start Super League campaign on the road What's your thoughts on the 2017 Super League fixtures for Leigh Centurions?
"23.10.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Popular health and lifestyle advice stall to return “We feel that by bringing this service directly to the people of Leigh they will be more likely to pursue our advice in the future.”
"23.10.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Picture of the week - Dragonfly in Hindley What do you think of our picture of the week?
"23.10.2016 06:10:00" leighjournal.co.uk Work in motion READER'S LETTER: 'If all councils accept the motion then central Government may have to redress the wrong which has been done to us 1950s women and to award us the transitional pension payments which were promised'
"23.10.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Look back at Leigh - Walking day procession What do you think of our Look back at Leigh?
"22.10.2016 18:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Emotional reunion in memory of church organist READER'S LETTER: 'It was quite an emotional reunion with everyone bringing photos from the 1960s, sharing life stories and remembering friends who are no longer with us'
"22.10.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Cinderella pantomime to offer 'fun and laughter for audiences young and old' Will you be going to this family fun panto?
"22.10.2016 11:09:01" leighjournal.co.uk Pet of the week - Cali How cute is Cali!
"22.10.2016 06:10:00" leighjournal.co.uk Throwback to the 1960s OVER the past few weeks the political landscape in our country has undergone an historic upheaval, with the Brexit leave vote, Theresa May as… READER'S LETTER: 'Attacking the Conservatives for wanting to widen and improve educational standards may explain why Labour are in terminal decline?'
"22.10.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk It's a Wonderful Life for film lovers Great event for film fans
"21.10.2016 16:03:00" leighjournal.co.uk Council warning after unsafe Halloween accessories sold in the borough A green Halloween Frite Nite Short Bob Wig and a pink Creepy Crew Frightful Hair Extension were found to be unsafe when tested for flammability.
"21.10.2016 11:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Parking at town centre car park now limited to two hours “I hope the new time limit on Derby Street car park will deliver the expected benefit to resident and shoppers."
"21.10.2016 08:41:09" leighjournal.co.uk Barbershop offering free haircuts at official opening Free haircuts!
"21.10.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Parents 'devastated' at release of their daughter's killer “We are just devastated at the news that our daughter's killer will be released because he will kill again, it is just a matter of time"
"20.10.2016 16:00:43" leighjournal.co.uk Club bowled over by generous donation from councillors "We would like to thank all three councillors for their continued support that allows the club to be a place for the community.”
"20.10.2016 14:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Busway a success, claims transport bosses More than 940,000 people have used the service since its launch in April.
"20.10.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Retro fans delight as a vintage fair comes back to town Great event to go to this weekend
"20.10.2016 08:17:41" Leigh Journal This week's paper is in shops today and can be picked up at our Bold Street Leigh Journal office.
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"20.10.2016 08:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Top noise complaints in the borough revealed Do you agree with these results?
"20.10.2016 06:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Leading from the front - as Kelly aims to revolutionise golf “At Boomers and Swingers and with the team's help, we have plans to change the image of golf, starting in the local area."
"19.10.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Libraries safe for now, claims council bosses “When we look at the number of residents that use our libraries, it is clear that they play a huge part in the community."
"19.10.2016 12:11:23" leighjournal.co.uk Busway bosses encouraged by successful trial “Despite the poor weather we carried 50 people to the match which is very encouraging."
"19.10.2016 11:16:01" leighjournal.co.uk Care staff scoop awards “I have never been at a celebration for care home staff and I am glad they are getting this recognition because it is a pressured job day in and day out – it is a tough environment.”
"19.10.2016 09:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk MP officially reopens bakery Bakery reopens its doors after a fire last year
"19.10.2016 08:29:34" leighjournal.co.uk Robber armed with a gun threatened shop staff “This was a cowardly crime and resulted in a terrifying ordeal that no employee should ever have to go through."
"19.10.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Mum with terminal cancer issues desperate appeal to raise £100,000 A MUM-of-three with terminal cancer has issued a desperate appeal to help her raise £100,000 for potentially lifesaving treatment abroad. “I have never felt such pain in my heart at the thought of my children losing their mummy and I am truly broken."
"18.10.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Mental health awareness sculpture unveiled at a Leigh Park Lovely addition to a popular park
"18.10.2016 15:40:00" leighjournal.co.uk Invite to operatic concert Date for your diaries
"18.10.2016 15:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Charity appeals for volunteers in Leigh Could you help?
"18.10.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Care home rated as 'good' following Care Quality Commission inspection “All the people we spoke with were positive about the care and support they received which was also reflected in the comments of relatives."
"18.10.2016 08:40:00" leighjournal.co.uk Bonfire night celebrations come early in Mosley Common Will you be going to this?
"18.10.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Navy veteran awarded lifetime membership to the Royal British Legion after 44-years of service “We are very grateful for his service to our country, to the Legion and for his contribution to our weekly Veterans' Brunch meetings."
"17.10.2016 16:07:00" leighjournal.co.uk New 129-home development in Lowton given the go ahead What do you think about this?
"17.10.2016 15:53:06" leighjournal.co.uk Rugby league player arrested after police incident A RUGBY league player has been arrested on suspicion of theft and seriously assaulting a police officer. “Having spoken to Scott briefly over the weekend, the club has opened an investigation into the matter, and await further reports from the police."
"17.10.2016 14:27:50" leighjournal.co.uk Park sealed off after reports a woman was raped “This is being treated as an isolated incident and I would ask anyone who saw anything to do with it to please contact police.”
"17.10.2016 12:52:40" leighjournal.co.uk Hospital renews A&E appeal after another surge in demand “Our message is simple – if you have a serious urgent medical emergency, go to A&E or dial 999, for everything else please seek out the most appropriate healthcare provider such as a GP or pharmacist.”
"17.10.2016 11:21:00" leighjournal.co.uk Busway sporting service trial kicks off on Tuesday “Our aim is to continue to develop this premium service, so we look forward to welcoming customers on board, for Tuesday's match.”
"17.10.2016 11:00:05" leighjournal.co.uk Decision due on HS2 rail links following three years of uncertainty What do you think about this?
"17.10.2016 08:49:08" leighjournal.co.uk Original cast member of Miss Saigon celebrates being seen by millions after 25th anniversary show aired in cinemas worldwide A WEST End performer celebrated his glory days with Leigh residents on Sunday when a 25th anniversary performance of Miss Saigon aired in cinemas… Did you go and watch it?
"16.10.2016 16:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Light for a life service returning to hospice “The hospice did so much for Max and we are definitely going to dedicate a light on the tree in his memory."
"16.10.2016 12:01:00" leighjournal.co.uk Cricket club to host fireworks spectacular Will you be going to this event?
"16.10.2016 11:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Picture of the week 'I think it turned out quite well considering it was taken on my phone'
"16.10.2016 06:10:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'The true satanic meaning of Halloween has been lost' READER'S LETTER: Do you know 'the true satanic meaning' of Halloween?
"16.10.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Look back at Leigh - Long lost cottages What do you think of our Look back at Leigh?
"15.10.2016 18:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Donation will be used to further improve park READER'S LETTER: 'We have lots of great ideas for the future, and with the support we get from residents and the volunteers these plans will make a difference to everyone'
"15.10.2016 16:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Family history society meeting invite Will you be going to this?
"15.10.2016 13:38:57" leighjournal.co.uk Five men jailed for part in £200k cocaine ring Mark Smith, Jake Barrett, Callum Green, Jamie Grundy and Daniel Smith will spend more than 25 years behind bars.
"15.10.2016 11:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Pet of the week - Willow 'He has such lovely markings and we love him so much'
"15.10.2016 06:10:01" leighjournal.co.uk 'Adding grammar schools would enhance our education system' READER'S LETTER: Are you in favour of more grammar schools being opened?
"15.10.2016 06:07:04" leighjournal.co.uk Heartbroken dad urges men to seek help for mental health problems after son death “There is nothing to be ashamed of – this is an illness."
"14.10.2016 16:00:37" leighjournal.co.uk Couple launch mens fashion business “Hannah and I took a long time choosing materials and found a manufacturer we loved so we are only putting out what we believe in and is well made."
"14.10.2016 13:02:02" leighjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Take a look inside Bents' Christmas displays following official opening Did you attend the opening on Wednesday?
"14.10.2016 11:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Hospice bowled over by generous donation “The money raised will go towards caring for people in our community who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness.”
"14.10.2016 10:18:35" leighjournal.co.uk Early morning police chase ends in arrest A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of theft and seriously assaulting an officer
"14.10.2016 09:26:29" leighjournal.co.uk Lowton man recieves suspended sentence for breaching restraining order What do you think about this?
"14.10.2016 06:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Man jailed for seven and a half years after 'grudge attack' He pleaded guilty to wounding with intent and possessing a knife.
"13.10.2016 16:00:10" leighjournal.co.uk New critical care unit at hospital to 'ease patients back into everyday life' The unit aims to provide improved mobility and physical activity for patients and enhance their quality of life following critical care
"13.10.2016 14:17:24" leighjournal.co.uk Man threatened to blow up woman's home Man receives suspended sentence after threatening to blow up a woman's house
"13.10.2016 11:16:00" leighjournal.co.uk Hospice's Leigh shop reopens following extension and refurbishment work What do you think about this?
"13.10.2016 09:42:27" leighjournal.co.uk REVEALED: The brands affected by the Unilever/Tesco row Stores are facing a shortage on Ben & Jerry's ice cream and Pot Noodles as well as other brands
What's your view on the row?
"13.10.2016 08:49:11" leighjournal.co.uk Dayne Weston could miss start of Leigh Centurions' Super League campaign Aussie powerhouse Dayne Weston could miss the start of Leigh's long awaited return to Super League. Leigh Centurions forward may miss start of Super League
"13.10.2016 08:14:20" Leigh Journal This week's paper is in shops today and can be picked up at our Bold Street Leigh Journal office.
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"13.10.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Show star invites residents to join him for cinema screening of musical's 25th anniversary Will you be going to this?
"12.10.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Staff not told hotel and restaurant had been put up for sale "It has only recently gone onto the market and staff were going to be informed of this.”
"12.10.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk More than 1,700 bodies still buried at chapel, claims law lecturer What do you think about this?
"12.10.2016 10:20:19" leighjournal.co.uk Veteran entertainer fears creepy craze will put an end to her half a century of clowning around A PENSIONER is 'scared' that a sinister craze sweeping the nation will force her to hang up her clown costume after almost half a century of… “I am very concerned that this recent craze of nasty clowns is going to give the nice ones a bad reputation. I hope everyone knows that not all clowns are bad."
"12.10.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Workshop for recovering addicts What do you think about this?
"11.10.2016 16:21:00" leighjournal.co.uk Tributes paid to oil tank driver after fatal collision "Our lives were changed forever by the devastating incident that so cruelly took Stephen from us"
"11.10.2016 16:09:01" leighjournal.co.uk Teenage songstress a finalist for top music award Good luck Zoe!
"11.10.2016 14:02:00" leighjournal.co.uk Robber caged for four years and four months What do you think about this?
"11.10.2016 12:05:01" leighjournal.co.uk New walking football sessions suitable for all ages What do you think about this?
"11.10.2016 11:43:25" leighjournal.co.uk Pensioner cleared of 19 sexual offence charges Brian Coop was found not guilty of the allegations at Liverpool Crown Court on Thursday.
"11.10.2016 08:44:55" “Words will never be able to express how much Stephen meant to each and every one of his family and friends and he will be so sadly missed by us all."
"11.10.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk WAR hero 'delighted' to be honoured for helping to liberate France in the Second World War Congratulations Harold!
"10.10.2016 16:29:43" leighjournal.co.uk Daughters pay emotional tribute to 'beautiful and selfless' mum allegedly stabbed to death by her husband “Words cannot describe how much we will miss her."
"10.10.2016 16:02:00" leighjournal.co.uk Resident convinced ducks are being killed by youths with air rifles What do you think about this?
"10.10.2016 14:21:06" leighjournal.co.uk Youngsters help spread positive mental health message “Mental ill health is such an important issue and unfortunately something that many people struggle with today."
"10.10.2016 12:18:44" leighjournal.co.uk Policeman among nine people charged in connection with £80,000 cannabis seizure They have all been charged with conspiracy to produce cannabis.
"10.10.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Famous food producers talk at Tyldesley Library Will you be going to this?
"10.10.2016 10:26:13" leighjournal.co.uk THE BIG QUESTION: Which is the best chocolate bar? Well how else do you mark the start of Chocolate Week?
We've listed the top 10 best-selling brands and all you need to do is put your faves in order
"10.10.2016 08:34:00" leighjournal.co.uk Awards recognition for operatic society Congrats!
"10.10.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Digital fun day to be held in Leigh “We are very excited to bring this futuristic style event to Leigh."
"09.10.2016 18:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Back-Ground of Leigh tailors shop READER'S LETTER: 'I would like to add a little more to the story of the premises'
"09.10.2016 17:11:56" leighjournal.co.uk Family pay emotional tribute to 'beautiful and selfless' mum following fatal stabbing in Hindley So sad - RIP Mandy,
"09.10.2016 16:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Seasonal staff sought at Argos stores Do you know someone who needs a festive job?
"09.10.2016 15:40:45" leighjournal.co.uk Concern grows for missing teenager with links to Leigh “I would appeal to anyone who sees him or knows where he might be to get in touch with us."
"09.10.2016 11:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Picture of the week THIS photograph of a sunset at Pennington Flash Nature Reserve is our picture of the week. 'I am really proud of this picture as I think I managed to get it perfectly framed considering it was taken on my mobile phone'
"09.10.2016 06:10:00" READER'S LETTER: Do you remember the police coming into your school to discuss cycling safety?
"09.10.2016 06:00:02" leighjournal.co.uk Look back at Leigh - First World War tank in Lilford Park It was donated to Leigh as a reward for the town's war efforts and arrived at Leigh train station in 1919
"08.10.2016 18:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'Looking for people and organisations helping autistic people' LETTER: Do you know anyone who deserves to be nominated for the awards?
"08.10.2016 11:37:48" leighjournal.co.uk Murder suspect appears in court after woman fatally stabbed in Hindley Police were called to Makinson Avenue on Thursday afternoon.
"08.10.2016 11:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Pets of the week - Molly and Ruby 'You could not have two more different dogs'
"08.10.2016 06:10:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'Four out of five teachers do not support a new wave of grammar schools' LETTER: 'We must concentrate on adequate funding and support for our existing local schools and provide outstanding education for all our young children'
"08.10.2016 06:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Bosses deny social media claims that Royal Mail offices in Atherton and Tyldesley are closing “No final decision has been made in relation to the proposal.”
"08.10.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Awards recognition for operatic society Congratulations!
"07.10.2016 16:15:00" leighjournal.co.uk Volunteer drivers sought to help sick children in Leigh “This is a great opportunity for people in Leigh to remain active and connected within their communities.”
"07.10.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Sinister-looking clown photograph scaring residents is a hoax “Fearmongering and truly scaring people was never our intention."
"07.10.2016 13:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Armed robber who stabbed intervening acquaintance jailed for nine years AN armed robber who stabbed an acquaintance that intervened in the incident has been described as 'a very dangerous young man'. "You are a very dangerous young man.”
"07.10.2016 13:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Dramatic comedy to take centre stage Will you be going to see this?
"07.10.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Centenary celebrations see Cub Scouts have a wild day out at theme park “The youngsters had a lot of fun and by time they got back home at the end of the day they were all very tired, but happy.”
"07.10.2016 09:01:34" leighjournal.co.uk Man arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was stabbed in the chest An investigation has been launched and enquiries are ongoing
"07.10.2016 08:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Car boot sale to raise money for earthquake victims Will you be going to this?
"07.10.2016 06:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Christmas market coming to Leigh Will you be going to this?
"06.10.2016 16:10:00" leighjournal.co.uk Century-old bike shop to close on Saturday after failing to find a 'suitable buyer' “This town has always been good to us and I will really miss all our customers, but at my age it is time to take a step back."
"06.10.2016 13:18:00" leighjournal.co.uk Coffee morning raises money for cancer victims Well done to all involved!
"06.10.2016 12:40:13" leighjournal.co.uk Injured man taken to hospital after crash The man was taken to hospital via ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries.
"06.10.2016 11:02:42" leighjournal.co.uk 'Inadequate' school put in special measures after damning report “Some pupils feel they are not safe. They say that they felt scared when they heard about the more serious behaviour incidents that have taken place in school this year.”
"06.10.2016 09:45:08" Leigh Journal This week's paper is in shops today and can be picked up at our Bold Street Leigh Journal office.
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"06.10.2016 07:47:52" leighjournal.co.uk Atherton woman charged with murder The 32-year-old will appear before magistrates this morning
"06.10.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Mum-of-three hopes to inspire others to shed the pounds and transform their lives “My attitude is that if somebody like me – overweight, eating junk food and with a high blood pressure – can do it then I am sure I can help others to do it as well."
"05.10.2016 16:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Dad and daughter forced out of their home as bizarre boiler burglary causes flood “My main priority is for my little girl to feel safe but this is the second time we have been burgled in a year."
"05.10.2016 14:52:16" leighjournal.co.uk Man jailed for 15 months after admitting assault The 28-year-old was also given a five-year restraining order preventing him from contacting his victim.
"05.10.2016 14:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Smokers urged to stub out the fags for Stoptober Could you quit?
"05.10.2016 11:28:50" leighjournal.co.uk Hospital bosses renew A&E appeal “Unnecessary attendances are preventing our doctors and nurses from treating those patients who need urgent care and it is putting a huge strain on the hospital as a whole."
"05.10.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk MP says his shadow home secretary resignation will be of benefit to Leigh "I wanted to leave the Shadow Cabinet on my own terms because I feel like I need to dedicate more of my time to my town of Leigh and of course to the Greater Manchester campaign"
"05.10.2016 09:11:00" leighjournal.co.uk Magic movie festival has a fitting winner “We are so proud of the success of this year's festival."
"05.10.2016 08:52:49" leighjournal.co.uk Moving and handling training room opens at hospital "Safety is our number one priority and as National Back Week started on Monday the opening of our training room is a good opportunity to highlight how important it is to our trust.”
"04.10.2016 16:27:32" leighjournal.co.uk 'My daughter had to be resuscitated after hospital staff let us down', claims mum "I will never forget the moment that my three-year-old daughter stopped breathing until the day I die, and I blame the Wigan hospital for putting her in that position."
"04.10.2016 12:27:00" leighjournal.co.uk Man handling stolen goods given community order The Leigh man pleaded guilty to handling stolen power tools valued at £4,000.
"04.10.2016 11:09:00" leighjournal.co.uk Schools to share new minibus after part-funding deal is struck “The core aim is to give each and every child in their schools the opportunities and life chances they deserve."
"04.10.2016 10:32:01" leighjournal.co.uk Church to host concert of popular music and theatre classics Will you be going to this?
"04.10.2016 10:07:30" leighjournal.co.uk Alleged flasher granted conditional bail The 37-year-old was granted bail until October 14 for further enquiries by the Crown Prosecution Service.
"04.10.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Afternoon tea raises £380 for leukaemia research Well done Leigh Lions!
"03.10.2016 16:00:02" leighjournal.co.uk Mum raising money for hospital that saved her baby's life “Robyn is the best thing that has ever happened to us. The hospital staff saved her life and we are just so grateful."
"03.10.2016 13:39:02" leighjournal.co.uk Boyband 'devastated' by X Factor exit "We were devastated when we were told we had not get through, but this is not the end of Yes Lad"
"03.10.2016 13:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Dog rescued from kitchen fire They used breathing apparatus to enter the building and rescue the dog.
"03.10.2016 11:30:01" leighjournal.co.uk The minimum wage is changing - here's what you need to know Will you be getting a bit more in your pay packet this month?
"03.10.2016 11:19:15" leighjournal.co.uk Horse rescued from a waterlogged ditch The horse is now being treated by a vet
"03.10.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Under threat police station is second busiest in the area What do you think about this?
"03.10.2016 06:18:01" leighjournal.co.uk Event to help young carers with their education “It was a humbling experience to join the young carers and hear their experiences. I was taken by how people so young have so much responsibility."
"02.10.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Charity to help 100 dementia sufferers with £1,850 raised from supermarket collection Well done Good Deeds Trust!
"02.10.2016 11:30:01" leighjournal.co.uk Picture of the week 'I needed close ups and Mr Robin was just sat there when I went to Pennington Flash'
"02.10.2016 06:10:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'No democracy under Theresa May' READER'S LETTER: 'Theresa May says she wants a more pluralistic society, giving help to the hard working, poorly paid proletariat. What a laugh!'
"01.10.2016 16:00:36" leighjournal.co.uk Pooch bitten on the face by another dog and left pouring with blood, claim owners "The incident has left us traumatised. It happened in a split second but the effects could have lasted a lifetime."
"01.10.2016 11:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Pet of the week - Hero 'He may look big and scary but he is a big softie at heart'
"01.10.2016 06:10:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'TV talent show has become a joke' READER'S LETTER: 'I am sick of joke acts being put through on The X Factor at the expense of genuinely talented people who deserve their chance in the spotlight'
"01.10.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Theatre celebrates award win and nominations Well done Tyldesley Little Theatre!
"30.09.2016 16:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Owner's delight at veteran husky being crowned top dog "It is a real compliment to have someone else reward your dog for being in such good condition for their age. I am really pleased."
"30.09.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Prisoner inmates and staff complete rowing challenge in aid of boy battling cancer Well done to everyone involved!
"30.09.2016 08:34:46" Timeline Photos Have you got something to say? Perhaps you think there is a community problem that needs addressing? Or would you like to inform other residents about something in the community?
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"30.09.2016 06:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk MP hails machinery hiring company celebrating its 50th anniversary "The Leigh economy has changed over the last 50 years but companies like Astley Hire are the backbone of the local economy."
"29.09.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'Fantastic' line-up of bands secured for charity rock festival Skyfest is back! Will you be going?
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"29.09.2016 14:46:24" leighjournal.co.uk Mum and daughter discuss their painful skin condition on TV talk show “If our appearance on the programme has helped just one person out there then it was worth it."
"29.09.2016 08:38:10" Leigh Journal This week's paper is in shops today and can be picked up at our Bold Street Leigh Journal office.
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"29.09.2016 08:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Armed robber jailed for six years The man has been jailed for his part in an armed robbery of the BP Snax garage in Atherton
"29.09.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'Hospital staff could have given my baby brain damage by failing to diagnose his anaemia', claims mu "I am disgusted with staff they just kept sending us away"
"28.09.2016 18:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Roads gridlocked due to gas works READER'S LETTER: 'As a pensioner my heart bleeds for local road users who are having to suffer greatly due to the National Grid's incompetence and lack of organisation'
"28.09.2016 16:00:02" leighjournal.co.uk Man imprisoned for more than three years after admitting fraud and theft The 51-year-old was sentenced to three years and one month plus a further three months for breaching his bail conditions
"28.09.2016 13:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Plans critics feared would lead to mass firefighter dismissals withdrawn What are your thoughts on this issue?
"28.09.2016 12:36:02" leighjournal.co.uk Andy Burnham will stand down as shadow home secretary to focus on Greater Manchester mayor campaign "It is time for me to turn my full focus to Greater Manchester. It has been my privilege to represent our great Party these last 10 years.
"28.09.2016 12:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Invite to monthly Scriptshop meetings Will you be going to this event?
"28.09.2016 11:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Man charged with tax duty evasion of 49,400 cigarettes appears in court The 46-year-old was charged with fraudulently evading duty to the sum of £18,475.87.
"28.09.2016 11:07:53" leighjournal.co.uk Three fire crews called to extinguish kitchen blaze Crews from Leigh, Atherton and Irlam were called to the property
"28.09.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Extra buses added to cope with guided busway demand What do you think about this?
"28.09.2016 08:31:25" leighjournal.co.uk Library to host Amazon wildlife photography talk Will you be going to this?
"27.09.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Mum who is afraid of heights celebrates 50th birthday with fundraising wing walk “I was incredibly nervous on the day, but once I climbed onto the wings of the plane all my fears and worries slipped away – and I can honestly say I loved every minute of it."
"27.09.2016 13:18:00" leighjournal.co.uk Charities and community groups urged to register for free food donation scheme “We are really excited to start working on this initiative to ensure that any unsold food we have is made use of."
"27.09.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Hospital trust shortlisted for prestigious patient safety award "I am absolutely delighted we have been shortlisted for this award."
"27.09.2016 09:35:42" leighjournal.co.uk WATCH: Charity says sorry for making viewers cry with 'tearjerker' advert Did you shed a tear?
"27.09.2016 08:59:18" leighjournal.co.uk Eight men fight with machetes in Atherton street POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an eight-man machete fight in an Atherton street. The 'unbelievable incident' yesterday morning, Monday, followed a collision between three cars.
"27.09.2016 08:18:42" leighjournal.co.uk New B&M store opening its doors Will you be there for the opening on Thursday?
"26.09.2016 16:27:13" leighjournal.co.uk Gang attack man with metal pole during robbery All of his attackers were wearing balaclavas and one is described as being approximately 6ft 2ins tall.
"26.09.2016 16:05:12" leighjournal.co.uk Boyband 'buzzing' after X Factor reprieve A WANNABE pop star is 'buzzing' after his boyband were given an 11th-hour reprieve on The X Factor. “We just want to make our mums and dads proud and show Louis and Simon that we can be great and change their minds about us"
"26.09.2016 14:39:18" leighjournal.co.uk LAST CHANCE: Get your charity application form in now for a Gannett grant Final reminder for any charities considering applying - good luck!
"26.09.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Presentation event and day trip for residents to find out more about birds Bird lovers would love these two events
"26.09.2016 10:19:31" leighjournal.co.uk 'Terrified' woman kidnapped, assaulted and robbed by three men “We are determined to find those responsible and bring them to justice"
"26.09.2016 06:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Pickleball star plans to introduce little known sport to 'Leigh area' Would this be something you would try?
"25.09.2016 18:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Relatives of First World War soldier found READER'S LETTER: 'With the 100th anniversary of his death coming next year, I think it is fitting that we should never forget the sacrifice he and others made'
"25.09.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Tenants to have their say on borough's housing services What do you think about this?
"25.09.2016 12:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Car wash event raised £430 for dementia charity Well done Big Bling Hand Car Wash!
"25.09.2016 11:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Picture of the week 'I am really happy with it and my fiancée has titled it The Journey'
"25.09.2016 06:10:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'Our core British laws, cultures, values and traditions must be upheld' READER'S LETTER: 'The defeat of extremism and hate crimes within our society depends on our town councillors standing firm and closely monitoring and maintaining our strong British cultural and civic institutions within the community'
"25.09.2016 06:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Look back at Leigh - shop that clothed the gents of Leigh This week we took a glance back to the 1960s
"24.09.2016 18:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Leigh congratulated on promotion to Super League from down under READER'S LETTER: Did you see Leigh win their Challenge Cup Final with Huddersfield in 1971?
"24.09.2016 16:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Shopping centre almost at capacity following the arrival of two major high street names "Despite the fluctuation in the fortunes of some major retailers, our centre trades like an oasis within the borough."
"24.09.2016 11:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Pet of the week - Brian 'He is in church most days and especially on Sundays and attends all the church meetings and services, even assisting with baptisms and invariably ending up on the family photos'
"24.09.2016 06:10:01" leighjournal.co.uk Too many corporate services relocated to Wigan READER'S LETTER: 'This is supposed to be one borough but all the services are gradually being lost locally'
"24.09.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Hop to Leigh pub for ale festival Will you be going to this?
"24.09.2016 05:50:00" leighjournal.co.uk House-hunters looking for a lifestyle change wanted for TV property programme Would you apply to go on this programme?
"23.09.2016 16:06:01" leighjournal.co.uk Dad pleads for help with trans-Atlantic custody battle for his four-year-old son "I need help so I can see my son grow up."
"23.09.2016 15:53:19" leighjournal.co.uk Man given life sentence for stealing a shotgun and threatening to shoot police officers and hospital staff “I hope subsequently during that time he will be able to reflect on his blatant disregard for authority and look to change his ways.”
"23.09.2016 15:06:55" leighjournal.co.uk Teenager jailed for seven years after breaking into woman's home and raping her A TEENAGER who broke into a middle-aged woman's home and punched and raped her has been jailed for seven years. “You deliberately targeted the flat of the woman that night and your commission of this offence in the circumstances is extremely concerning.”
"23.09.2016 14:43:27" Leigh Journal This week's paper is in shops today and can be picked up at our Bold Street Leigh Journal office.
To read the paper online go to: http://www.leighjournal.co.uk/eedition/
"23.09.2016 13:49:12" leighjournal.co.uk See international recording artist and film star at church concert Will you be going to this?
"23.09.2016 11:02:00" leighjournal.co.uk Teenagers organise afternoon teas and games for supported housing residents "It was very good, some elderly people do get lonely, some have nobody. So it is important to get out and have a chat with other people."
"23.09.2016 09:54:22" leighjournal.co.uk UPDATED PICTURES: Leigh downed 37-12 at Leeds Rhinos LEIGH'S season ended with a 37-12 defeat by Leeds Rhinos who went on to top spot in the Super 8s Qualifiers. Picture gallery from Leigh Centurions Super 8s clash at Leeds Rhinos
"23.09.2016 06:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Thousands sign petition against mass firefighter cuts What do you think about this?
"22.09.2016 16:06:56" leighjournal.co.uk Residents encouraged to be gas safe Tenants will be contacted by contractor BHE Services giving a date and time when appliances are due to be servicing.
"22.09.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Killer set to return to prison after admitting assaults on two men What do you think of this?
"22.09.2016 14:15:00" leighjournal.co.uk Borough's RSPCA recieves £3,500 grant to help rehome animals “It is a real privilege to help an organisation that works so hard to re-home animals, the effort the rescue puts in is an inspiration.”
"22.09.2016 11:11:00" leighjournal.co.uk Students design artwork to commemorate historic pit disaster Congrats to the winners!
"22.09.2016 09:06:00" Leigh Journal This week's paper is in shops today and can be picked up at our Bold Street Leigh Journal office.
To read the paper online go to: http://www.leighjournal.co.uk/eedition/
"22.09.2016 08:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Pride over GB bronze medal success in Rio Congratulations Gregg!
"22.09.2016 06:06:00" leighjournal.co.uk Proposed 12-hour shift for firefighters after cuts to services What do you think about this?
"21.09.2016 16:02:00" leighjournal.co.uk Formby Hall campaigners have 'not given up' Could the hall still be saved?
"21.09.2016 14:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Man pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault Both offences took place in Leigh on Sunday September 11.
"21.09.2016 13:27:17" leighjournal.co.uk EXPLAINED: Why social media is filled with stories your star sign has changed Worried you were actually a Sagittarius rather than a Capricorn? Panic over...
"21.09.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Bakers to close one of their high street branches Bakery to close but not leaving the town altogether
"21.09.2016 08:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk All aboard for model railway exhibition Will you be going to this event?
"21.09.2016 06:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Schoolboy raised £900 for children's hospice in memory of his cousin Well done Callum!
"20.09.2016 16:16:00" leighjournal.co.uk Pet of the week - Scooby Are you proud of your pet? Send your picture in now for the chance to be our pet of the week
"20.09.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Health care and council staff move in together as part of improvement plan What do you think about this?
"20.09.2016 12:50:34" leighjournal.co.uk WITH PICTURES AND VIDEO: Leigh celebrate promotion with big win in front of 10,000 crowd Love this video of the whole match day summed up in 43 seconds
"20.09.2016 11:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Top movies announced ahead of the Leigh Film Festival Twelve films with a mixture of styles will be showcased
"20.09.2016 08:40:59" leighjournal.co.uk Three lorries destroyed by blaze Firefighters used two hose reel jets to tackle the flames and were at the scene for around 40 minutes.
"20.09.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Atherton singer's boy band through to the X Factor's six chair challenge What do you think of Yes Lad?
"19.09.2016 17:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk New BBC Two show on the lookout for families who love to cook Know anyone who should apply for this?
"19.09.2016 16:35:00" leighjournal.co.uk Statue to Leigh legend unveiled "I am not a man who likes a fuss but I could not be more proud of the love and support shown to me by the people in Leigh"
"19.09.2016 16:13:56" leighjournal.co.uk Meet the couple who are encouraging more people to look into surrogacy, after their friend gave birth to their son A SAME sex couple who have just become parents are encouraging more people to look down the surrogacy route saying the experience was… Congratulations Steven and Conor on the birth of your gorgeous baby boy, George
"19.09.2016 15:51:45" leighjournal.co.uk House fire treated as suspicious Suspicious fire in Leigh
"19.09.2016 15:43:47" leighjournal.co.uk Drug addict jailed for six years for burgling a Leigh home The 40-year-old was on licence from a five year jail term at the time of the offence and was also on police bail for five earlier offences.
"19.09.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Brain tumour survivor joined top sporting stars to fundraise for cancer charity “I am a big sports fan so it was great to meet all the familiar faces and share my experiences with them.”
"19.09.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Graduate who survived cancer has thanked his lecturers and classmates for their support “I was treated the same and supported when I needed it and I cannot thank them enough.”
"18.09.2016 22:28:07" leighjournal.co.uk WITH PICTURES: Leigh celebrate promotion with big win in front of 10,000 crowd LEIGH continued to bounce along with a 42-24 Qualifiers Super 8s win over Batley. Picture gallery and report from Leigh Centurions win over Batley Bulldogs RLFC
"18.09.2016 18:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk GP surgery praise READER'S LETTER: 'I have been treated with nothing but kindness by everyone, from the girls on reception to the doctors and nursing staff'
"18.09.2016 16:18:01" leighjournal.co.uk Invitation to library talk on changing landscapes Will you be going to this?
"18.09.2016 11:30:36" leighjournal.co.uk Picture of the week 'We were so lucky to see the swans protecting their babies like that'
"18.09.2016 08:29:01" leighjournal.co.uk Residents kick up a stink over composting farm's controversial plans What do you think about these plans?
"18.09.2016 06:10:01" leighjournal.co.uk 'Lives and the existence of the NHS put at risk by strikes' READER'S LETTER: 'The question each doctor must ask themselves before taking action is whether striking is likely to cause significant harm to patients under his or her care, or who otherwise would have come under their care'
"17.09.2016 18:30:01" leighjournal.co.uk 'Taxpayers' money should not be spent on statue folly' READER'S LETTER: 'The council seems to think we are all Wiganers when nothing could be further from the truth'
"17.09.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Centurions cut the ribbon on a new pub fresh from their super league promotion “It has been great having the lads from the Centurions here to officially re-open the pub."
"17.09.2016 11:30:37" leighjournal.co.uk Pet of the week - Scooby 'She is a big softie and all she ever wants is to be loved'
"17.09.2016 08:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk OAP still driving after 74 years What do you think of these car lovers?
"17.09.2016 06:10:01" leighjournal.co.uk 'Council wasting money by digging up new pavements' READER'S LETTER: 'There is clearly no communication from council departments'
"17.09.2016 06:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Gran-of-one 'Braved the Shave' in support of friend battling the disease “I feel really proud of myself for going ahead with the shave and I feel fantastic now I have had it cut."
"17.09.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Look back at Leigh - Boar's Head pub in 1896 Tell us what you think of our Look back at Leigh
"16.09.2016 17:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Half marathon winner 'over the moon' Congrats Neil!
"16.09.2016 16:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Volunteer wins top award for archive work Well done Sophie!
"16.09.2016 12:14:00" leighjournal.co.uk Residents invited to step up for pedometer challenge at NHS trust's annual meeting Will you be going to this?
"16.09.2016 08:46:20" leighjournal.co.uk 44 shops and 20 hours of planning until Christmas, according to research Ho ho ho, 100 days to go until Christmas - but do you think you'll spend 20 hours planning the festive day?
"16.09.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Parents devastated as their daughter's killer could be released “Our lives ended in 2006, we got the life sentence but our daughter's killer has a chance of being a free man, where is the justice in that?
"15.09.2016 16:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk 'Doctors could have killed my son by taking six months to realise he had cancer', claims mum “I am unbelievably angry that my son could have died because of doctors' apparent lack of knowledge and training. We have been let down."
"15.09.2016 15:00:07" leighjournal.co.uk Leigh throw free for all promotion party LEIGH are Super League bound at last and have invited the town to their promotion party at Leigh Sports Village on Saturday. Promotion party at Leigh Centurions
Are you going?
"15.09.2016 14:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Memorial event for grieving families Will you be going to this?
"15.09.2016 11:48:06" leighjournal.co.uk Hundreds queued up for golden ticket prizes at new Aldi store "There was a great buzz at the opening and everyone was pleased with their golden ticket prizes."
"15.09.2016 11:30:01" leighjournal.co.uk Gannett Foundation Awards 2016 Make a difference to your charity and get your nominations in now
"15.09.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk The fair is back in town Will you be going to this?
"15.09.2016 09:19:44" Leigh Journal This week's paper is in shops today and can be picked up at our Bold Street Leigh Journal office.
To read the paper online go to: http://www.leighjournal.co.uk/eedition/
"15.09.2016 08:36:45" leighjournal.co.uk Police appeal after masked gang armed with a machete assault man and his dog “This was a terrifying experience for the victim and has left him extremely shaken"
"15.09.2016 08:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Bowls league event raises £1,025 for cancer research Well done to the Atherleigh Ladies Afternoon Bowling League!
"15.09.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Promotion heroes hailed for 'putting Leigh back on the map' “It is a great time to be a Leyther"
"14.09.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Service safety and leadership improvements required at care home What do you think about this?
"14.09.2016 13:23:52" leighjournal.co.uk Don't put your brollies away just yet - more thundery showers forecast Were you affected by the storms last night?
Looks like it's not over yet...
"14.09.2016 11:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Golden tickets given to first 100 customers at new Aldi store Will you be lining up for a golden ticket?
"14.09.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Centurions legend's 30ft statue to be unveiled on Saturday Will you be going to the unveiling?
"13.09.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Delighted mum shortlisted for Inspirational Woman of the Year award “I feel really honoured to be against other ladies who have done so much in their communities to help others."
"13.09.2016 15:02:00" leighjournal.co.uk Man jailed for 12-week after stealing vodka and threatening supermarket staff with a syringe He pleaded guilty to the theft but denied threatening staff, which he had been found guilty of in his absence.
"13.09.2016 13:44:05" leighjournal.co.uk Two thieves blow up cash machine at petrol station It is not yet known how much money was stolen.
"13.09.2016 11:38:15" leighjournal.co.uk Firefighters take four hours to extinguish 20-tonne rubbish fire at tip yard Rubbish blaze took four hours to extinguish
"13.09.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Canal festival makes a big splash with thousands of visitors What did you think of the canal festival?
"13.09.2016 10:01:41" leighjournal.co.uk Thundery, torrential rain and even hail forecast this afternoon Hope you remembered your brolly this morning...☔
"13.09.2016 09:16:09" leighjournal.co.uk 11 facts about the new £5 notes that can survive a spin in the washing machine But how long before we get to try this out...
"13.09.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'One man crime wave' who threatened to stab staff with syringe jailed for five-and-a-half years “The only way they can be protected is to ensure you remain in custody for a significant period of time.”
"12.09.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Firefighter thanked for helping to save young dad's life with CPR “I am so glad the service has helped to keep this little family in one piece."
"12.09.2016 12:19:09" leighjournal.co.uk Head teacher defends sending students home for not wearing correct uniform What do you think about this?
"12.09.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Thousands of ripped off miners may get compensation they deserve at third time of asking "It is scandalous that people can be treated in such a way. These were hardworking men who should have been looked after, not taken advantage of"
"11.09.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Duo net memorial trophy with tennis tournament win "It was fantastic to watch the end of season tournament and an honour to present the trophy to the winning players."
"11.09.2016 14:03:14" leighjournal.co.uk Leigh Journal Match reaction from Leigh Centurions skipper Micky Higham and coach Neil Jukes
"11.09.2016 11:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Picture of the week 'With this shot I just tried to capture a beautiful serene moment with this sunset and I am really happy with it'
"11.09.2016 06:56:04" leighjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Leigh promoted to Super League after beating Huddersfield Giants LEIGH are heading back to Super League! Super Leigh for Super League!
"11.09.2016 06:10:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'Lives put at risk by doctors' strikes' READER'S LETTER: What's your thoughts on the doctors' strikes?
"11.09.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Look back at Leigh - Leigh parish church and Market Square in early 1900's This week we looked back at Leigh parish church
"10.09.2016 20:25:44" leighjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Leigh promoted to Super League after beating Huddersfield Giants LEIGH are heading back to Super League! Going up! All the pictures from Leigh Centurions special day from Paul McCarthy Photography
"10.09.2016 18:30:01" leighjournal.co.uk 'Hospital's discharge hub needs speeding up' READER'S LETTER: 'This so-called lounge is not a very welcoming place to be after having a surgical procedure, with patients waiting as long as six hours'
"10.09.2016 16:00:48" leighjournal.co.uk Leigh promoted to Super League after beating Huddersfield Giants LEIGH are heading back to Super League! Super League here we come! Leigh Centurions going up!
"10.09.2016 16:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Ladies have fun in aid of Alzheimer's charity Well done Melissa Quinn and Excel Care Management Services Ltd!
"10.09.2016 11:30:38" leighjournal.co.uk Pet of the week - Oreo 'We gave the girls a choice of what to call him and as they were eating Oreos they named him after the sweet treat. It really suits him.'
"10.09.2016 06:10:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'Guided busway has isolated a lot of pedestrians' READER'S LETTER: 'The busway has only worked out well for the people of Tyldesley and causes problems for people in surrounding areas'
"10.09.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Be creative and reminisce as popular workshops return The workshops will be held at Leigh Library's Derby Room starting on September 13.
"09.09.2016 21:41:21" leighjournal.co.uk Josh Drinkwater signs contract extension at Leigh Leigh Centurions' 24-year-old Australian halfback Josh Drinkwater has extended his contract with the Club until the end of the 2019 season. New deal for Leigh Centurions half back
"09.09.2016 16:26:14" leighjournal.co.uk Pensioner spared immediate prison sentence after admitting child porn offences The great-grandfather escaped an immediate prison sentence.
"09.09.2016 16:05:00" leighjournal.co.uk Satirical play to kick off new season in style Will you be going to this?
"09.09.2016 12:11:01" leighjournal.co.uk Man convicted of assaulting a neighbour and possessing heroin He was given a nine-month community order and a six-month rehabilitation order
"09.09.2016 11:08:00" leighjournal.co.uk Man fined for being drunk and disorderly The Leigh man was fined £160
"09.09.2016 09:53:57" leighjournal.co.uk Man who raped woman and assaulted her boyfriend at their home jailed for eight years and three months “You clearly regarded both of them with some disdain and evidently thought they were inferior to you.”
"09.09.2016 06:01:00" leighjournal.co.uk MP calls for a Leigh 10k to be set up after taking part in Wigan run What do you think of this idea?
"08.09.2016 16:27:28" leighjournal.co.uk Motorcyclist in hospital after collision The 20-year-old motorcyclist was taken to hospital with serious injuries
"08.09.2016 16:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Up-and-coming talent showcased at short film festival Thirty shortlisted films will be shown and there will be a £200 audience choice award up for grabs.
"08.09.2016 15:57:57" leighjournal.co.uk Men who attacked dad-of-two and left him dying in doorway jailed for manslaughter "You knew he was seriously injured – and in fact he was dying – and neither of you cared at all"
"08.09.2016 14:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Pitching for top golf tournament to come to land near Atherton “The idea of hosting an event as big as the Ryder Cup is very positive and would be fantastic."
"08.09.2016 13:02:03" leighjournal.co.uk Council invites community groups to take ownership of playing fields The deadline for expressions of interest is 5pm tomorrow, Friday.
"08.09.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Enjoy tasty treats from around the world at returning street market The market will run from today, Thursday until Sunday
"08.09.2016 09:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Further £2.5m up for grabs to community groups Do you know groups that could use this fund?
"08.09.2016 08:34:00" leighjournal.co.uk Fans have key role to play as Centurions are one win away from promotion glory “This is our biggest game in recent history”
"08.09.2016 06:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Thousands more expected at second annual canal festival Held at the Leigh branch of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, there will also be boat trips and cruises for visitors to enjoy as part of the festival.
"07.09.2016 23:02:18" Leigh Journal
"07.09.2016 16:03:00" leighjournal.co.uk Teenager hoping his brother can win another medal for the family at Paralympics “It is nice because we know what the other is going through and we have played on a few teams together."
"07.09.2016 14:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Petition to save Leigh Police Station launched "I think it is essential a town like Leigh has a strong police presence."
"07.09.2016 12:42:07" Timeline Photos Please send in your Pet of the week pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org, for the chance for your pet to feature in future editions of our paper.
Please include your name and contact details, including a daytime telephone number, as well as information
"07.09.2016 12:12:00" leighjournal.co.uk Cake bake event raises £400 for dementia sufferers The money raised will be used to fund social events for people living with dementia.
"07.09.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Homeowners urged to check credentials after bogus pest controller case Industry experts are now warning those hit by pest problems to be on their guard against similar scams.
"07.09.2016 10:19:39" leighjournal.co.uk Trio found guilty of puppy-related cruelty charges Anyone with information on their whereabouts should contact the RSPCA
"07.09.2016 09:38:19" leighjournal.co.uk Attacked swan saved by vets Vets had to perform a series of operations to save the badly injured swan's life
"07.09.2016 06:13:01" leighjournal.co.uk Pooch parade raises £2,000 for animal charities “Everyone made it such a fantastic and successful event and we hope to do it all over again next year.”
"06.09.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Atherton church to host heritage weekend Will you be going to this?
"06.09.2016 11:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk New awards ceremony to recognise care workers at nursing homes The awards night will be held at Leigh Sports Village on October 14, with 13 gongs up for grabs.
"06.09.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Author's zany books transformed into multimedia musical stage show “I think everyone has a story inside them and I know that my family are proud of me, despite also thinking I am a bit bonkers."
"05.09.2016 16:00:32" leighjournal.co.uk New B&M store creates 40 jobs “We are feeling really positive about the creation of new jobs for people in the community.”
"05.09.2016 11:36:11" leighjournal.co.uk Recycling centre's extensive renovation can help keep council tax low The popular recycling centre is back in business
"05.09.2016 06:20:02" Timeline Photos Are you sending your little ones for their first day at school this week?
Don't forget to send us your pics
"05.09.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Beauty pageant finalists appeals for fundraising help to win crown Could you help this beauty pageant finalist?
"04.09.2016 18:30:01" leighjournal.co.uk 'More trunk roads should be council's priority' READER'S LETTER: 'Before the council starts giving permission for new homes it should be thinking of building some more trunk roads.'
"04.09.2016 16:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Nature reserve to be further improved following grant boost What do you think about this?
"04.09.2016 14:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'Amazed and proud' following wallet return READER'S LETTER: How surprised would you be if you lost your wallet and someone returned it?
"04.09.2016 11:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Picture of the week 'it was such a beautiful photo opportunity'
"04.09.2016 08:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Look back at Leigh - Leigh parish church and Market Square in early 1900s This week we looked back to 1900s with a postcard of Leigh parish church
"04.09.2016 06:10:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'Olympic millions may be better spent elsewhere' READER'S LETTER: 'I have to ask is the cost of winning an Olympic medal worth diverting millions of pounds of money that could revolutionise the NHS and make our health service once more a world leader in care?'
"03.09.2016 20:34:46" leighjournal.co.uk Leigh dream of promotion to Super League after four wins on the trot LEIGH are on the verge of securing automatic promotion to Super League after making it four Middle 8s wins on the spin. Updated with picture gallery from Leigh Centurions win at Hull Kingston Rovers Official
"03.09.2016 18:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'A matter of time before traffic chaos leads to more fatalities' READER'S LETTER: 'Already one child died a few years ago and the situation has become much worse since then.'
"03.09.2016 16:56:53" leighjournal.co.uk Leigh dream of promotion to Super League after four wins on the trot LEIGH are on the verge of securing automatic promotion to Super League after making it four Middle 8s wins on the spin. Leigh Centurions on their way to Super League?
"03.09.2016 16:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Charity avenges 14-0 defeat in football rematch with police officers “This match exemplifies exactly what Compassion in Action is all about – uniting our community and leading healthy lifestyles"
"03.09.2016 14:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk 'First class care offered under home's new management' READER'S LETTER: 'The new manager was asked to take charge of The Hamiltons in May and I have to congratulate her and her staff for all the changes that have been put in place in such a short time.'
"03.09.2016 11:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Pet of the week - Scooby Lou 'Scooby Lou has a lot of energy and is as crazy as a box of frogs'
"03.09.2016 06:10:00" leighjournal.co.uk Cemetery thieves are the 'lowest of the low' READER'S LETTER: 'What kind of people do this?'
"03.09.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Homeless shelter's plea for help after becoming homeless itself Could you help the homeless shelter?
"02.09.2016 18:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Residents 'not listened to' over proposed 470-home development READER'S LETTER: 'If this does eventually get full planning permission, which I think it will, things will never be the same again in our area.'
"02.09.2016 16:38:47" leighjournal.co.uk Swan left fighting for life after suspected dog attack Vets are 'doing all they can to try to save his life'.
"02.09.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Dad-of-two shot himself hours after anniversary meal, an inquest hears “Mr Wells had been a happy person and a family man, with this behaviour being out of character."
"02.09.2016 14:23:54" leighjournal.co.uk All eyes on return to school with advice from Leigh opticians Specsavers Leigh is advising parents to get their children's eyes tested before going back into classrooms next week.
"02.09.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk UPDATE: Teenager denies murdering man who died of multiple stab wounds A post-mortem examination has revealed that Michael Keen, 42, died from multiple stab wounds
"02.09.2016 07:50:00" leighjournal.co.uk Man braves the shave to raise money for cancer charity Well done Lynton!
"01.09.2016 16:00:31" leighjournal.co.uk Police appeal for witnesses after collision in Leigh Did you see anything?
"01.09.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Teen receives ££37,250 in compensation after 'completely unnecessary operation' leaves her with 'ter “Seven days after the surgery I was examined by a member of the dental department and was absolutely shocked to be told that the surgery had actually been completely unnecessary."
"01.09.2016 08:12:10" Leigh Journal This week's paper is in shops today and can be picked up at our Bold Street Leigh Journal office.
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"01.09.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Paralysed motocross rider wins world title three years after breaking his back in horror crash Congratulations Michael!
"31.08.2016 16:19:51" leighjournal.co.uk Travis Burns still has a job to do a Leigh before departure TRAVIS Burns could still feature in Leigh's final push for Super League status despite announcing his return to Australia. Burns not finished at Leigh Centurions just yet
"31.08.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Man who caused £900 criminal damage given 12-month conditional discharge The 30-year-old was also ordered to pay £300 compensation and £85 costs.
"31.08.2016 11:16:00" leighjournal.co.uk UPDATED: Golborne teenager charged with 42-year-old's murder An 18-year-old has been charged with the murder of a Darwen man
"31.08.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Man found guilty of raping boy The 24-year-old will return to the court for sentencing on October 10.
"30.08.2016 16:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Tributes paid to 'amazing' 17-year-old who died after taking drugs at festival "The group will deeply miss Lewis and he will always be in our hearts. He was amazing."
"30.08.2016 16:11:36" leighjournal.co.uk Warrants issued after family members fail to appear in court to answer puppy-related cruelty charges All three were due to appear in court today, Tuesday
"30.08.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Monthly Scriptshop meetings invite If you enjoy writing short scripts, monologues, poems or limericks then this event might be for you
"30.08.2016 15:40:01" leighjournal.co.uk What you need to know about changes to TV licences Just a little reminder this comes into force on Thursday
"30.08.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk A big yes for boyband on TV talent show Nineteen-year-old Sonny Jake Hardman from Atherton called himself the 'sexy' member of five-piece group Yes Lad, who impressed the judges on Saturday night's show.
"30.08.2016 10:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Firefighters rescue dog that fell down 10-metre manhole A dog was rescued from a 10-metre manhole on Sunday... we are glad it is safe now
"30.08.2016 09:32:03" leighjournal.co.uk Future of Frankie and Benny's restaurants in doubt after chain announces closures Will you miss it if the Leigh restaurant is affected by the closures?
"30.08.2016 09:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk A year of great progress at Bedford High School “Once again our GCSE results are a testament to the commitment and dedication of both our year 11 students and our staff"
"30.08.2016 08:24:58" leighjournal.co.uk Teachers help duo achieve perfect set of results “I have worked really hard for this, but was shocked at the results"
"30.08.2016 06:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Rugby legend to unveil his own statue this month “For the town of Leigh to do this for him has overwhelmed him a bit, but I know he is proud to have inspired so many people."
"29.08.2016 11:08:00" leighjournal.co.uk No plans to retire for 75-year-old who has given 50 years' service to the NHS Congratulations Francies!
"29.08.2016 06:12:00" leighjournal.co.uk Family members in court on puppy cruelty charges A number of charges will be heard against the trio
"28.08.2016 19:25:55" leighjournal.co.uk Golborne teenager charged with 42-year-old's murder AN 18-year-old has been charged with the murder of a Darwen man. Police are appealing for information
"28.08.2016 18:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'Cyclists should be permitted by law to ride on footpaths' READER'S LETTER: 'The change would give less confident and less experienced bike riders the opportunity to ride more and avoid busy roads where no cycling facilities are provided.'
"28.08.2016 17:33:54" www.leighjournal.co.uk 17-year-old from Leigh dies at Leeds Festival TRIBUTES have been paid after police confirmed a teenager from Leigh has died after taking drugs at Leeds Festival. Terribly sad news to share today
"28.08.2016 16:06:01" leighjournal.co.uk Mum raises £580 for hospital trust through 10k run sponsorship Well done Patricia!
"28.08.2016 11:30:01" leighjournal.co.uk Picture of the week 'After my eight years in the Army I worked as a prison officer, but the things I saw in both jobs caused me a lot of trauma. Photography has been my escape'
"28.08.2016 06:10:00" leighjournal.co.uk Police 'not concerned' by so-called small matters READER'S LETTER: 'The officer stated that he has more important things to attend to.'
"28.08.2016 06:07:00" leighjournal.co.uk Look back at Leigh - Demolished buildings where the Town Hall now stands Ever wondered what was there before the present town hall?
"27.08.2016 18:30:01" leighjournal.co.uk 'Silent and potentially deadly problem needs to be tackled' READER'S LETTER: 'From talking to others it seems everyone is fed up with them. If you haven't been hit you will have had lots of near misses.'
"27.08.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Teenage siblings raise more than £3,000 in memory of their friend Such a lovely thing to do, well done Sarah and Sam!
"27.08.2016 11:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Pet of the week - Tilly 'I got her as a birthday present from my boyfriend and fell in love with her the first day I saw her'
"27.08.2016 06:10:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'Guided busway cynics have been proven wrong' READER'S LETTER: 'Where are all the moaning motorists who forecast it would be a flop?'
"27.08.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Asking customers to spend more than a penny at pub toilets raises £900 for hospice Will you be going to the family fun day on Bank Holiday Monday to boost the funds?
"26.08.2016 18:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Wall of silence regarding nightmare area speaks volumes READER'S LETTER: 'There have been lots of complaints, yet there has been no response from Wigan Council.'
"26.08.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Students who failed to make the grade were allegedly taught 'the wrong curriculum' Such an awful thing to happen. What do you think of this?
"26.08.2016 11:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Man with chronic bladder condition raises £1,800 through charity cycling challenges Well done Matthew!
"26.08.2016 08:53:30" leighjournal.co.uk REVEALED: Most popular pet names in 2016 Is your pet's name on the list?
"26.08.2016 08:37:37" leighjournal.co.uk Two awards for Centurions prop Dayne Weston DAYNE Weston carried off two prestigious individual awards at Leigh Centurions' sell-out Awards Dinner at Leigh Sports Village yesterday evening. Leigh Centurions awards night
"26.08.2016 08:01:00" leighjournal.co.uk Farm in the pink to help breast cancer victims What do you think of this?
"26.08.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Cancer survivor considers it his 'job' to fundraise for centre that 'saved his life' “The nurses at The Christie saved my life so now I consider it my job to help them to support and save others.
"25.08.2016 16:15:00" leighjournal.co.uk School's joy after top set of GCSE results Congrats Golborne High School students
"25.08.2016 15:54:01" leighjournal.co.uk Golden girls get into the Olympic spirit Care home residents go for gold in their own Olympic themed event
"25.08.2016 15:48:46" leighjournal.co.uk HEADTEACHER at Westleigh High School has praised students for their 'wonderful' GCSE success More great results at Westleigh High School
"25.08.2016 14:38:25" leighjournal.co.uk Staff and students celebrate school's best ever GCSE results Well done Lowton High School students!
"25.08.2016 13:57:20" leighjournal.co.uk Leigh half way there, but still a big job to do GREGG McNally is happy to put a lid on expectation until its mission accomplished for Leigh's unbeaten Middle 8s squad. Leigh Centurions still have a job to do to secure Super League promotion
"25.08.2016 11:50:01" leighjournal.co.uk 'Callous' owners dump starving puppy in supermarket car park “She was absolutely terrified when she was found is still a little scared of everything."
"25.08.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Put your best foot forward to help Alzheimer's disease sufferers Will you be doing this walk tomorrow?
"25.08.2016 10:38:04" leighjournal.co.uk Tyldesley school duo celebrating a perfect set of GCSE results TEENAGERS across the borough are celebrating their exam results today as nervous students find out how they fared in their GCSEs. Congratulations to all the students who have worked so hard to get their results! Are you happy with your GCSE's? Tell us how you did!
"25.08.2016 08:11:02" Leigh Journal This week's paper is in shops today and can be picked up at our Bold Street Leigh Journal office.
To read the paper online go to: http://www.leighjournal.co.uk/eedition/
"25.08.2016 06:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Man left in limbo by 13-year asylum application pleads to be reunited with his family "I am just hoping that someone somewhere will hear my story and be able to help me."
"24.08.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Mum with spondylitis gets in gear for painless exercise and loses five stone Well done Liz!
"24.08.2016 12:51:15" leighjournal.co.uk Two people taken to hospital after house fire Two people have been taken to hospital following a house fire in Atherton last night, Wednesday.
"24.08.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Suspended nurse frogmarched elderly patient across hospital ward A report published following the hearing states: “All of the witnesses were shocked by Mrs Johnson's treatment of patient A."
"24.08.2016 10:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk T-rex comes to town for family fun day Will you be going to see this dinosaur? Yes really.
"24.08.2016 06:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Enjoy Olympic-style cycling for free as StreetVelodrome comes to Leigh Britain's only pop-up velodrome is coming to Leigh.
"23.08.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Kind couple quit jobs to go on humanitarian mission in Nepal “Our families are a bit gutted because they will miss us, but they are very proud of us.”
"23.08.2016 14:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Chance to have your say on how the borough is run What do you think of this survey?
"23.08.2016 11:05:00" leighjournal.co.uk Man who hit woman in the face and ransacked her home given eight-month jail term AN Atherton man who assaulted a woman acquaintance and ransacked her home has been given an eight-month prison sentence. He pleaded guilty to assaulting the woman causing actual bodily harm and causing criminal damage.
"23.08.2016 11:04:05" leighjournal.co.uk Only go to struggling A&E if your condition is serious or life-threatening, plead hospital bosses Hospital bosses once again warn patient's with minor conditions from visiting their struggling A&E
"23.08.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Football fan went 495 days without shaving following Bolton bet "I had no idea it would go on for as long as it did. It was hard work."
"23.08.2016 06:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Groups appeal for help in raising funds needed to improve town Groups in Atherton appeal for help
"22.08.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Call for more people to neuter their pets after four kittens are dumped into a skip The charity took the kittens into its care after being contacted about their abandonment by Wigan Council workers.
"22.08.2016 14:15:00" leighjournal.co.uk Man cut from car after collision with HGV The man and two other people who sustained minor injuries were taken to hospital to be treated.
"22.08.2016 14:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Motorist fined £360 for causing New Year's Day crash The 22-year-old was behind the wheel of a 2007-reg Range Rover Sport that crashed with and damaged a Hyundai Amica in Bolton town centre.
"22.08.2016 13:29:05" leighjournal.co.uk Hospital food goes from bad to worse with 'Patient Sandwiches' now being served What do you think of this labeling confusion?
"22.08.2016 11:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Man admits stealing 84-year-old woman's purse The 45-year-old was remanded on bail by magistrates as the case was adjourned until September 1
"22.08.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Pooch parade back by popular demand Will you be going to this event?
"22.08.2016 10:32:30" leighjournal.co.uk Three people charged with kidnapping man Two men and a woman appeared in court on Friday
"22.08.2016 09:43:38" leighjournal.co.uk IN PICTURES: Leigh's 30-18 win at Featherstone Rovers LEIGH made it three wins from three to push on at the top of the Qualifiers. Leigh Centurions carry on winning in the Qualifiers
"22.08.2016 09:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Leigh MP commends decision to hold official Olympic homecoming parade in Greater Manchester LEIGH MP Andy Burnham has backed calls to have an official Team GB Olympic homecoming parade to Greater Manchester. "I think this will send a really strong message to London that the whole country is not based there and give a chance for the people here to come out and celebrate.”
"22.08.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Dream day awaits as 12-year-old is chosen to sing at Wembley cup final Good Luck Molly!
"21.08.2016 18:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Searching for relatives of soldier killed in First World War READER'S LETTER: Can you help?
"21.08.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Busway takes a trip back in time What do you this of this?
"21.08.2016 11:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Picture of the week 'Within a short time this stunning bird will be no longer present'
"21.08.2016 08:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk MP calls for traffic calming measures on road following serious crash "Residents shouldn't have to put up with dangerous drivers speeding through a residential area."
"21.08.2016 06:10:00" leighjournal.co.uk Late night car repairs 'beyond a joke' READER'S LETTER: 'It is high time the council and police do something about the problems in West Leigh'
"21.08.2016 06:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Look back at Leigh - Four prestigious Church Passage houses What do you think of our Look back at Leigh?
"20.08.2016 18:30:01" leighjournal.co.uk Wrong way bus 'needs to be investigated' READER'S LETTER: 'If I had been travelling just a little bit faster there could have been a nasty accident'
"20.08.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Security companies fined after guard dies of carbon monoxide poisoning The two companies have been fined after a father-of-three died from carbon monoxide poisoning
"20.08.2016 14:30:01" leighjournal.co.uk Security camera 'farce' READER'S LETTER: 'What is the next farce they will manufacture?'
"20.08.2016 11:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Pet of the week - Winnie Have you ever seen a dog with a white body and a black head before?
"20.08.2016 08:02:00" leighjournal.co.uk Kind woman 'feels fantastic' after birthday head shave to help cancer victims Well done Sonia!
"20.08.2016 06:10:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'Land being well used as horse sanctuary' READER'S LETTER: 'It is nice to know that someone has taken the initiative to set this up and is caring for these animals'
"20.08.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Man admits assault and beating charges He was remanded on conditional bail until September 6 for a pre-sentence report to be prepared.
"19.08.2016 10:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Sports centre staff hailed by fire service for 'brilliantly' putting out blaze "The staff did brilliantly and no-one was hurt.”
"19.08.2016 08:38:17" leighjournal.co.uk Head teacher praises 'outstanding' students after best A-level results in school's history Congratulations to all the students on their great results!
"19.08.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Specialist lifting equipment needed to rescue obese man with breathing difficulties from his flat During a two-hour rescue firefighters had to remove a window to get him out of the flat.
"18.08.2016 16:15:39" leighjournal.co.uk UPDATED: 5.10pm: Three people arrested on suspicion of bundling man into car and kidnapping him The man who was allegedly kidnapped has now been found safe and well at his home
"18.08.2016 12:27:00" leighjournal.co.uk Three people arrested on suspicion of bundling man into car and kidnapping him “We have already made three arrests in connection with this incident but our investigation continues."
"18.08.2016 10:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Allegations that workers were left exposed to asbestos for three years to be investigated Council investigate asbestos claims
"18.08.2016 09:53:28" leighjournal.co.uk Did you lose armed forces pin badge at Pennington Hall Park? Do you know who is missing their armed forces pin badge?
"18.08.2016 08:08:46" Leigh Journal This week's paper is in shops today and can be picked up at our Bold Street Leigh Journal office.
To read the paper online go to: http://www.leighjournal.co.uk/eedition/
"18.08.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Care home put in special measures "Once my family member didn't have a bath for two weeks and staff said they hadn't the time."
"17.08.2016 16:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk 11 private islands and tropical paradises for sale that will cost you less to buy than a house in the north west In the mood for a daydream? This should do the trick
"17.08.2016 15:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Major development gets outline planning permission What do you think of this?
"17.08.2016 14:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Minister to make decision on daily use of runway proposal What do you think of these plans?
"17.08.2016 10:40:29" leighjournal.co.uk EXPLAINED: Why do Olympians bite their medals? Every day is a school day
"17.08.2016 10:10:58" leighjournal.co.uk PICS INSIDE: Coffee shop The Snug reopens in new location Fancy a brew?
"17.08.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Drug addict put on gloves and tried to strangle his wife, court hears Horrifying
"16.08.2016 17:26:00" leighjournal.co.uk Masterplan development set for approval by planning councillors Plans for 470 new homes could be approved later
"16.08.2016 16:53:42" leighjournal.co.uk Hope View Sensory farm's music festival Prom-Fest hits all the right notes Were you there at the weekend?
"16.08.2016 15:28:00" leighjournal.co.uk Council destroys 140 stray dogs in three years
"16.08.2016 14:13:50" leighjournal.co.uk Residents oppose all year round airfield plan The plans will be discussed tonight
"16.08.2016 12:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Rare collection of Tyldesley chapel documents need protecting, says direct descendant A piece of Tyldesley history that needs protecting
"16.08.2016 10:46:39" leighjournal.co.uk Chance for youngsters to get in gear for some summer fun Kids got Olympic fever? This will be a good thing to try this evening
"16.08.2016 09:13:55" leighjournal.co.uk Vandal attack on bus shelter windows Shocking. Did you see this incident?
"16.08.2016 07:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Sponsorship boost for boy fighting leukaemia Nice story to start your morning with
"16.08.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Pressures on A&E department set to continue until at least next April "The current arrangements are our best option to maintain safe care."
"15.08.2016 17:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Help disabled people like Paul find employment Could you help?
"15.08.2016 16:26:46" leighjournal.co.uk Man who sexually assaulted boy playing football jailed for six years The court heard the victim has suffered nightmares since the incident in Tyldesley
"15.08.2016 10:56:01" leighjournal.co.uk Project leader delighted after 'vital' beekeeping donation Buzzing
"15.08.2016 10:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Eighteen-year-old found guilty of breaking into woman's home and raping her He will be sentenced later this month
"15.08.2016 08:13:21" leighjournal.co.uk Driver flees after high-speed collision with row of houses and three parked cars “If someone had been walking along the footpath at that time it could have been a totally different story."
"15.08.2016 06:06:00" leighjournal.co.uk Serial offender jailed after assaulting girlfriend and threatening to 'kill' her AN Atherton man who punched his girlfriend in the face three times, threatened to 'kill' her and 'tried to strangle her' started a 20-month jail… The judge said: “You just don't give two hoots."
"14.08.2016 18:30:01" leighjournal.co.uk Fight continues against state pension inequality READER'S LETTER: 'Please come to support us at both events and find out more about our fight to be repaid the 'debt of honour' owed to us hard working 1950s-born local ladies'
"14.08.2016 17:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'Residents are no longer allowed to park on pavements' READER'S LETTER: 'There are hardly any signs and when challenged Wigan Council says it is powerless under current regulation'
"14.08.2016 11:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Picture of the week Do you have any photographs that could be our picture of the week? Then send them in.
"14.08.2016 07:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Leigh law firm offers free wills for charity Great idea
"14.08.2016 06:10:01" leighjournal.co.uk 'Planning committee operating as a demolition committee' READER'S LETTER: 'I lost my faith years ago in the council ever playing with a straight bat and truly taking notice of communities' wants and needs'
"13.08.2016 16:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'Let towns retain their historic identity' READER'S LETTER: 'The towns in the east of the borough have demonstrated beyond doubt that they want to have their own democracy by having their own parish or town councils'
"13.08.2016 11:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Pet of the week - Marley 'He is very mischievous, but he is my very best friend'
"13.08.2016 06:10:01" leighjournal.co.uk Remember those who died in town's worst mining disaster READER'S LETTER: 38 men and boys were killed in the disaster 130 years ago today
"12.08.2016 18:30:01" leighjournal.co.uk Look Back at Leigh - 'Haunted' Hall House 'The building is reputedly haunted, with ghost coach and horses seen there as well as a dead man and a little boy'
"12.08.2016 13:51:37" leighjournal.co.uk Freemasons lodges donate £1,000 to hospice
"12.08.2016 08:35:14" leighjournal.co.uk DID YOU SEE IT?: Second chance tonight to see the Perseid meteor shower Looks like the best chance tonight is between 3am and 5am
"12.08.2016 06:08:00" leighjournal.co.uk War heroes to be remembered at Pennington party Last year more than 5,000 visitors turned out
"11.08.2016 16:25:26" leighjournal.co.uk Rape trial jury to retire tomorrow Eighteen-year-old denies rape and says sex was consensual
"11.08.2016 16:03:00" leighjournal.co.uk Residents at Belong Atherton participating in the three-hour cycle marathon event Great effort everyone
"11.08.2016 11:51:10" leighjournal.co.uk Sex offender back in court after going on Amsterdam holiday The defendant was ordered to sign the sex offenders' register after being convicted of a sexual assault last summer.
"11.08.2016 11:14:38" leighjournal.co.uk PHOTO GALLERY: Leigh Centurions v London Broncos, all the action Have a goosey-gander at this collection from Leigh Centurions v London Broncos RL
"11.08.2016 09:28:52" leighjournal.co.uk DON'T MISS: Everything you need to know about tonight's Perseid meteor shower This sounds like it could be pretty spectacular. Fingers crossed for clear skies
"11.08.2016 08:24:14" Leigh Journal This week's paper is in shops today and can be picked up at our Bold Street Leigh Journal office.
To read the paper online go to: http://www.leighjournal.co.uk/eedition/
"11.08.2016 06:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk Appeal for witnesses as cyclist remains seriously injured after car crash How awful. Do you know anything that could help this family?
"10.08.2016 17:41:00" leighjournal.co.uk Community fun day in aid of people affected by self-harm Looking for something to do with the family this weekend?
"10.08.2016 15:34:00" leighjournal.co.uk Get your free ticket to take part in youth coding event coming to Leigh One for any young computer fans
"10.08.2016 14:40:01" leighjournal.co.uk Witness appeal after motorcyclist crash RIP Ricky
"10.08.2016 14:18:00" leighjournal.co.uk Volunteers needed for 'vital' hospital trust role Could this be the role for you?
"10.08.2016 11:30:01" leighjournal.co.uk New Channel 4 dog show wants to solve your pooch problems Know anyone with a pesky pooch?
"10.08.2016 11:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Reward offered for the return of stolen bike "It is heartbreaking to lose the bike I spent two to three months restoring."
Can you help Derek get his bike back?
"10.08.2016 10:02:55" leighjournal.co.uk Historian and author dies suddenly More sad news to share this morning
"10.08.2016 09:44:40" leighjournal.co.uk Tributes paid to well-known Atherton teacher Sad news to share. You can leave your tributes for Pam Lewis below
"10.08.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Teenager broke into house and punched and raped woman, court hears "She was shouting 'no' but he was not listening and he pushed her down."
"09.08.2016 16:13:00" leighjournal.co.uk Customer contact centre delighted to have retained global standard award Well done everyone
"09.08.2016 15:36:19" leighjournal.co.uk How's your driving knowledge? Take this quiz to find out how much you know about road signs Bit of fun for you this afternoon.
Post your score below so we can see who does better - men or women
"09.08.2016 13:41:24" leighjournal.co.uk UPDATED: Leigh MP Andy Burnham confirms he will stand down if he is elected Greater Manchester mayor We could be waving goodbye to him in May next year - how do you feel about today's news?
"09.08.2016 13:25:44" leighjournal.co.uk Motorcyclist dies after early morning crash Sad news to share this afternoon
"09.08.2016 10:47:00" leighjournal.co.uk Driver loses control of bus and crashed into wall Wow this could have been a nasty one
"09.08.2016 10:26:27" leighjournal.co.uk Leigh MP Andy Burnham named Labour's candidate for Greater Manchester Metro Mayor BREAKING NEWS: Will he get your support?
"09.08.2016 09:34:41" leighjournal.co.uk HURRAY! Turns out summer isn't over just yet after all Woo hoo get your shorts back out of the wardrobe
"09.08.2016 09:05:25" leighjournal.co.uk Charity group wins award for doubling membership under new president "There is a great mix of ages and some younger energy that has come in."
"09.08.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'Monster' escapes prison sentence after terrifying two teenage boys The judge told the Atherton man to 'grow up'.
"09.08.2016 00:51:23" leighjournal.co.uk Leigh Sports Village appeals to José Mourinho's Manchester United Will you be popping along?
"08.08.2016 17:33:00" leighjournal.co.uk Give your group or charity a cash boost applying for a Gannett grant Get your applications in now
"08.08.2016 16:05:00" leighjournal.co.uk Man with 7,000 indecent images of children escapes immediate prison sentence Further analysis revealed that he had used search terms for child porn and had been sharing files online with other like-minded people.
"08.08.2016 14:35:00" leighjournal.co.uk Meet some of your favourite authors at literary festival One for bookworms...
"08.08.2016 11:34:00" leighjournal.co.uk Teenager wins medal at prestigious flower show Well done Nathan!
"08.08.2016 08:21:32" leighjournal.co.uk Multi-generational family businesses wanted for Sky TV series Do you know anyone who should give this a go?
"08.08.2016 06:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Fury over builders illegally accessing controversial housing site Have you been affected?
"07.08.2016 18:30:01" leighjournal.co.uk Look Back at Leigh - Long lost shops 'The shops were demolished around 1990 to make way for the Leigh bus station we have today'
"07.08.2016 12:00:00" leighjournal.co.uk Dance group appeals for help finding a much-needed new home Do you know anyone that can help this group?
"07.08.2016 11:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Picture of the week 'Sparrowhawks are fast and agile birds of prey that can catch other birds in flight'
"07.08.2016 09:44:39" leighjournal.co.uk Centurions grateful for final hooter as opening Middle 8s win is secured How far do you see Leigh Centurions going in the Middle 8s?
"07.08.2016 06:10:01" leighjournal.co.uk 'More police patrols needed to keep cars off pavements' READER'S LETTER: 'Sooner or later someone will be hurt or worse, all because no-one is enforcing the law'
"06.08.2016 18:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk 'Multi-screen cinema should cater for all tastes' READER'S LETTER: What are your thoughts on Cineworld in Leigh?
"06.08.2016 17:00:01" leighjournal.co.uk UKIP ward member stood down after controversial Facebook comments cause outrage The post made a comment about 'abnormal sexual education'
"06.08.2016 11:30:00" leighjournal.co.uk Pet of the week - Noah 'My mum said that if he had not been adopted by the end of the week we could have him, and now he is a huge part of our family'