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Leigh Journal

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Conference held over mental health in palliative care

12:20pm Sat 13 Feb 16

HEALTHCARE professionals from across the UK came to Leigh for a special conference regarding mental health in…

College receives apprenticeship funding boost

7:00am Sat 13 Feb 16

WIGAN and Leigh College is set to provide hundreds of job opportunities to fill region’s skills gaps after…

Neighbours join forces after spate of burglaries

9:34am Fri 12 Feb 16

LEIGH residents have set up their own neighbourhood watch after a spate of burglaries, thefts and acts of…

Leigh man faces rape trial

4:50pm Fri 12 Feb 16

A LEIGH man has appeared in court facing nine rape and sexual offence charges.

Police crackdown on domestic abusers

3:41pm Fri 12 Feb 16

POLICE in the borough have launched a 48-hour crackdown on offenders wanted for incidents of domestic abuse.

Family appeals for help after nightmare accident leaves son paralysed

12:00pm Fri 12 Feb 16

AN Atherton mother is appealing for help for her son who was left paralysed by an accident on a family holiday in…

Students work with Missing People charity

9:31am Fri 12 Feb 16

STUDENTS from Fred Longworth High School in Tyldesley are doing volunteer work with the Missing People charity as…

Man who bit and butted policemen jailed

2:53pm Thu 11 Feb 16

A MAN from Leigh has been jailed for four years and four months for a string of offences, including biting and…

Atherton man running Malta Marathon for maternity unit

1:02pm Thu 11 Feb 16

A FATHER-to-be from Atherton is running the Malta Marathon to raise money for the Royal Bolton Hospital’s…

Appeal for John Woods statue raises £7,000

4:50pm Thu 11 Feb 16

HUNDREDS of people joined a plethora of former Leigh rugby league stars at a sportsman’s dinner on Friday to…






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