Latest news from the Leigh Journal

Suspected arson atttack after sofa set on fire

8:17am Sat 30 May 15

SUSPECTED arsonists broke into an empty house in Leigh and set fire to a sofa.

A&E patients could be referred to other NHS units

6:01am Thu 28 May 15

PATIENTS who arrive at A&E could be referred to other NHS departments for treatment, it has been revealed.

Here comes the bride, the groom, and all the wedding! Ceremony is repeated for poorly dad in residential home

7:02am Thu 28 May 15

A FATHER too ill to attend his son's wedding was given the ultimate gift by his residential home.

Leigh GP surgeries voted amongst the top 10 in Greater Manchester

8:37am Thu 28 May 15

PATIENTS have rated three Leigh GP practices amongst the best across England and Greater Manchester.

Georgie Fame in town for fantastic Friday

6:02am Wed 27 May 15

LEIGH lad and legend Georgie Fame is heading back home for a fantastic Friday.

Nicola loses her locks to help 'little princesses'

12:04pm Wed 27 May 15

A DETERMINED youngster has taken the chop to help children with cancer.

Arson attack destroys £100,000 of piping for guided busway

8:45pm Tue 26 May 15

A FIRE has destroyed more than £100,000 worth of piping which was to be used for the guided busway.

Post Office is subject to armed robbery

2:03pm Wed 27 May 15

A POST Office in Hindley Green has been the subject of an armed robbery.

Leigh's iconic Lilford Park set to celebrate 100 years of history

12:04pm Wed 27 May 15

ONE of Leigh's most iconic green spaces is celebrating 100 years of history.

John Prescott backs Burnham in Labour leader bid

10:48am Tue 26 May 15

LEIGH MP Andy Burnham has received the backing of former deputy prime minister John Prescott in his bid to become…







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