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Leigh Journal

Latest news from the Leigh Journal

Car bursts into flames on main road

6:15pm Sun 2 Aug 15

THIS was the dramatic moment a car burst into flames on a main road.

Car fire on East Lancs Road causes delays for drivers

10:58am Sat 1 Aug 15

A CAR fire on the East Lancashire Road caused delays for drivers.

Police hunt Leigh man for breaching non-molestation order

4:08pm Thu 30 Jul 15

POLICE are hunting a man who is wanted for breaching a non-molestation order.

Machete wielding man robs Leigh bookmakers

2:47pm Thu 30 Jul 15

A MAN brandishing a machete has robbed a bookmakers in Leigh.

Leigh Neighbours are calling time on crime with support event

11:37am Thu 30 Jul 15

LEIGH Neighbours is hosting an event for residents to air their concerns about crime in their area.

Woman jailed for strangling her dog to death and burying her in garden (warning contains images of animal cruelty)

12:00pm Wed 29 Jul 15

A WOMAN has been jailed and banned from keeping animals for life after killing her pet dog.

Barn fire destroys 500 tonnes of straw

8:30am Wed 29 Jul 15

FIREFIGHTERS are set to remain at a blaze which destroyed two barns in Astley for the next few days.

Golborne man among five people charged with Kieran McGrath murder

7:33pm Tue 28 Jul 15

A MAN from Golborne is among five people charged with murder.

Atherton Residents Association plan for future of town in meeting

10:08pm Tue 28 Jul 15

COMMUNITY group - Atherton Residents Association - met tonight to discuss the future of their town.

Old Leigh Library had a farm EIEIO...

5:16pm Tue 28 Jul 15

EXCITED young visitors shared Leigh Library with a host of farmyard animals on Tuesday morning.

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