Latest news from the Leigh Journal

Inquest into death of tragic Jade concludes

6:51pm Fri 24 Oct 14

A BULL Mastiff involved in the fatal attack on schoolgirl Jade Lomas-Anderson was one of the most aggressive pets a…

Big band heads for Atherton

5:10pm Fri 24 Oct 14

ST HELENS Easy Street Big Band is coming to Atherton for a concert next week.

Places for under 18s to go at Hindley Young Offender Institution

3:10pm Fri 24 Oct 14

HUNDREDS of places for under 18s are being decommissioned at a young offenders institution.

Warning over council tax scam

2:50pm Fri 24 Oct 14

SCAMMERS are targeting people in the borough by falsely claiming they are due a tax refund, Wigan Council has…

6 Halloween recipes for frighteningly good grub

2:00pm Fri 24 Oct 14

The spookiest night of the year is a great excuse for throwing a party. Kate Whiting offers some treats to tempt…

Giant billboards showcase work of Leigh's talented artists

8:50am Fri 24 Oct 14

GIANT billboards showcasing the artistic talent of Leigh residents are now on display.

Hindley councillor 'abused his position' in car parking dispute

6:20am Fri 24 Oct 14

CLR Robert Brierley has been found guilty of breaching the council code of conduct for the fourth time in as many…

Stepfather of Jade Lomas-Anderson recalls his last kiss goodbye before she was killed by dogs in Atherton

8:59pm Thu 23 Oct 14

A GRIEF stricken stepfather kissed his 'ideal daughter' goodbye the last time he saw her – before she was killed…

VIDEO: Violent robbery gang jailed for 24 years for 'crime spree of terror'

12:08pm Thu 23 Oct 14

A GANG has been jailed for a total of 24 years for a cross-border crime spree that saw cars stolen to raid homes…

Support for people with osteoporosis in Hindley

2:10pm Thu 23 Oct 14

A SUPPORT meeting for people suffering from or affected by osteoporosis will be held in Hindley tomorrow, Friday.


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