Latest news from the Leigh Journal

Thousands raised at Leigh charity night for Philippines

8:10am Sat 30 Aug 14

A CHARITY evening has raised thousands of pounds for people affected by the typhoon in the Philippines.

Grant awarded to keep Hindley Green garden in shape

10:40am Fri 29 Aug 14

RESIDENTS have been granted £360 to help keep their garden green.

Mum’s bid to stop sale of legal highs

5:50am Fri 29 Aug 14

BEFORE he started taking legal highs, Thomas Shaw was a normal healthy 20-year-old, according to his mum.

Film club set up for senior citizens

5:50pm Fri 29 Aug 14

AN afternoon cinema club is being launched for senior citizens.

Field trip for Leigh Ornithological Society

4:58pm Fri 29 Aug 14

LEIGH Ornithological Society is going on a field trip.

Q and A for Howe Bridge Sports Centre makeover

3:20pm Fri 29 Aug 14

AN open evening is being held for residents to find out more about the multi-million pound refurbishment of Howe…

Dedicate a tree to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the First World War

2:46pm Fri 29 Aug 14

Over the next four years, the Woodland Trust will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War by planting…

Anger as college scraps AS-levels at Leigh campus

6:10am Thu 28 Aug 14

A COLLEGE has decided to no longer take students on for AS-levels at its Leigh campus – but didn’t tell…

Police appeal for help to find Hindley man's relatives

3:37pm Thu 28 Aug 14

POLICE are appealing for the public's help to trace the next of kin of a Hindley man.

Urgent action required after Leigh care home inspection

2:10pm Thu 28 Aug 14

A CARE home has been warned that it must make urgent improvements following an inspection.

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