Latest news from the Leigh Journal

Council homes to be fitted with energy-saving heat pumps

9:00am Sun 23 Nov 14

HUNDREDS council tenants are set to benefit from cheaper energy bills thanks to a trial that could see up to £20…

Council service to be highlighted during tweetathon

4:40pm Sat 22 Nov 14

WIGAN Council services will be put in the spotlight by a live tweetathon.

Residents celebrate after scoping top awards

12:10pm Sat 22 Nov 14

RESIDENTS are celebrating after scoping several Northwest in Bloom awards.

Christmas lights to be switched on in Golborne

8:30am Sat 22 Nov 14

THE Christmas lights in Golborne will be switched on during an event next Thursday, November 27.

Dad found dead at Pennington Flash 'never knew how special he was'

12:29pm Fri 21 Nov 14

A FATHER who had separated from his partner and feared her starting a new relationship was found dead in woodland…

Talks to be given at Atherton Library

6:30pm Fri 21 Nov 14

RAGS to riches will be the topic of talk at Atherton Library.

Restorative justice scheme to be expanded

2:10pm Fri 21 Nov 14

RESIDENTS will be given a greater say in how crime and anti-social behaviour issues are dealt with.

Road closed after car overturns

1:00pm Fri 21 Nov 14

A LEIGH road was closed after a collision caused a car to overturn.

Leigh is lit up for Christmas

12:27pm Fri 21 Nov 14

CHRISTMAS arrived with a bang as Leigh's festive lights were switched on.

School’s tribute to former pupils who fought in wars

5:20am Fri 21 Nov 14

STUDENTS and staff have collected the stories of soldiers who fought for their country in a new book.


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