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Leigh Journal

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Gulf war veteran who spent time in prison aims to help others with new charity programme

6:03am Sat 4 Jul 15

A GULF war veteran — who spent time in prison after leaving the army — is spearheading a campaign to support…

Residents' group fights back after elderly care facility plans for Formby Hall are revealed

12:27pm Fri 3 Jul 15

RESIDENTS have slammed plans to turn historic Formby Hall into an 'extra care' facility for elderly people.

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after crash with car

9:18am Fri 3 Jul 15

A MOTORCYCLIST was taken to hospital after he was involved in a crash with a car.

Mum to take on sea swim for hospital treating her daughter

2:35pm Fri 3 Jul 15

A MUM is taking on an open water swim in freezing cold temperatures to raise money for Alder Hey Hospital.

Crown Prosecution Service now reviewing evidence of abuse at former Atherton care home

11:08am Wed 1 Jul 15

THE Crown Prosecution Service is reviewing evidence into claims of historical abuse at a former Atherton care home.

Street BBQ to bring neighbours together

12:14pm Wed 1 Jul 15

NEIGHBOURS are getting together for a summer street BBQ to encourage community spirit.

Tyldesley couple get hitched on Don't Tell The Bride

9:54am Wed 1 Jul 15

A COUPLE from Tyldesley are appearing on hilarious TV show Don't Tell The Bride.

Leigh Neighbours have a busy month with community events

9:23am Wed 1 Jul 15

COMMUNITY project group Leigh Neighbours have been on a mission to create colour this summer with a series of…

Police cordon off area in Leigh following incident

3:28pm Tue 30 Jun 15

POLICE were called to an incident in Leigh this morning at Bedford Square.

Fitness friends take on 1000 mile cycle

2:25pm Tue 30 Jun 15

FOUR friends are taking part in the ultimate bike ride — to raise money for Wigan and Leigh Hospice.







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