Latest news from the Leigh Journal

Charity in need of volunteers for Leigh collection day

5:30pm Wed 23 Jul 14

THE Alzheimer’s Society is in need of volunteers to help at a collection day.

Fracking tests in Glazebury and Astley cancelled

3:40pm Wed 23 Jul 14

TESTS to see whether the area around Glazebury, Astley Moss and up to Boothstown could hold shale gas have been…

Pet of the week

3:27pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Our pet of the week has travelled half way around the world.

Leigh man charged after hit-and-run leaves victim in serious condition

2:48pm Wed 23 Jul 14

A LEIGH man has been charged in connection with an alleged hit-and-run.

Pupils hatch ducklings at Leigh school

11:10am Wed 23 Jul 14

THERE have been some new arrivals at Gilded Hollins Primary School.

Leigh Neighbours to launch community art project

7:20am Wed 23 Jul 14

A NEW project that hopes to bring a burst of colour to Leigh will launch next week.

Long-serving teachers head for retirement

5:50am Wed 23 Jul 14

A NUMBER of long serving teachers have waved goodbye to their schools as retirement beckons.

Knife-wielding robber jailed after targeting same shop twice

5:16pm Tue 22 Jul 14

A KNIFE-wielding masked robber, who targeted the same Hindley shop twice, has been jailed.

Tyldesley school's football match raises thousands for children's hospital

3:20pm Tue 22 Jul 14

TEACHERS were joined by celebrities and an MP to raise more than £4,000 for a children’s hospital.

Tyldesley pub reopens after makeover

11:10am Tue 22 Jul 14

A PUB'S £130,000 makeover is now complete.


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