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Leigh Journal

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'Inspirational' midwife retires after 48 years of service to the borough's hospitals

5:00pm Mon 23 May 16

AN 'inspirational' midwife has retired after working for the trust that runs the borough's hospitals for 48 years.

Band members the guest speakers at rotary club meeting

12:00pm Mon 23 May 16

ASTLEY Youth Band’s Steve and Helen Minshall were guest speakers at a Rotary Club of Astley meeting.

Nearly new sales for parents coming to Leigh

7:00am Mon 23 May 16

A LEIGH mum is embracing a business idea that was given a big thumbs up by Deborah Meaden on Dragon's Den to help…

Look back at Leigh - Changing face of Leigh’s high street

5:00pm Sun 22 May 16

THIS week we take a trip back in time to see how Leigh’s high street looked back in 1955.

Groups invited to use Tesco's community space for free

12:00pm Sun 22 May 16

SUPERMARKET giant Tesco is offering groups the chance to use the community space at its Spinning Jenny Way store in…

Pet of the week - Roe-ber

7:00am Sun 22 May 16

OUR pet of the week is 16-month-old budgie Roe-ber.

Plans submitted for 450-home waterfront development

5:00pm Sat 21 May 16

A PLANNING application for up to 470 more than 450 homes to be built in a waterfront park in West Leigh has been…

Exhibition of model boats, trucks and aeroplanes

12:00pm Sat 21 May 16

A NORTH west model exhibition featuring boats, trucks and aeroplanes will be held at Bag Lane Methodist Church in…

First-time mum shortlisted for national blogging award

5:00pm Fri 20 May 16

A FIRST-time mum has been shortlisted for a national award due to the success of her warts-and-all blog about the…

Be creative and reminisce at popular life in Leigh workshops

12:00pm Fri 20 May 16

POPULAR workshops about life in Leigh are returning to the Turnpike Centre.

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