Latest news from the Leigh Journal

Gym advice on offer for new park equipment

7:40am Thu 2 Oct 14

EXERCISE advice and demonstrations will be on offer to mark the arrival of new gym equipment at a Leigh park.

Warning after horse is shot on Leigh farm

6:20am Thu 2 Oct 14

A HORSE may require surgery after it was shot as it grazed in a field.

Last chance to vote for groups to recieve funding

6:10pm Wed 1 Oct 14

TIME is running out to vote for one of four community projects to win funding from Lloyds Bank Community Fund.

Councillors' standards information made more visible

3:40pm Wed 1 Oct 14

VOTERS can now keep an eye on what their councillors are up to thanks to standards reports being made available…

Drunk man set dog on brother-in-law then went to bed as if nothing happened

2:05pm Wed 1 Oct 14

A MAN was seriously savaged by a dog set on him by his own brother-in-law.

Atherton 'riviera' plans up in the air

12:13pm Wed 1 Oct 14

WORKMAN at an Atherton site experienced an unusual set-back this morning when an overloaded wagon ended up in the…

Silver medallist pays Westleigh school a visit

11:30am Wed 1 Oct 14

EFFORT matters is the message a champion runner brought with him to Westleigh High School.

Couple's nuptials raise money for Hindley hospice

6:10am Wed 1 Oct 14

GENEROUS newlyweds have raised more than £1,000 for a hospice by asking for donations instead of wedding gifts.

Mum found dead at Astley colliery museum after four-day search

3:20pm Tue 30 Sep 14

A MUM found dead at the bottom of a 100ft colliery headgear had told her husband it would be the last time he spoke…

September was warmest on record

2:28pm Tue 30 Sep 14

LEIGH has enjoyed the driest September since records began in 1910, with exceptionally low rainfall, according to…


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