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Leigh Journal

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Consultation event to discuss the future of library services

7:00pm Tue 17 Jan 17

RESIDENTS are invited to attend a consultation event to find out more about proposals to improve library services…

Walk in aid of boy with leukaemia and cerebral palsy

5:00pm Tue 17 Jan 17

A SPORT-inspired fundraising walk will take place on Sunday to help fulfill the dream of an 11-year-old boy from…

Need to ring 999 but it's not safe to talk? Here's what to do...

2:24pm Tue 17 Jan 17

WHAT do you do if you need to ring 999 but it's not safe to speak?

Have your say on plans to protect policing

12:00pm Tue 17 Jan 17

GREATER Manchester’s interim mayor and police and crime commissioner is asking residents to support his plans to…

'Remarkable rescue' sees trapped swan lifted from tree

7:00am Tue 17 Jan 17

A SWAN trapped up a tree has been rescued by firefighters and the RSPCA.

Guide dog trainers given £4,000 boost from grateful workers

7:00pm Mon 16 Jan 17

A DOG training centre has been boosted by a £4,000 donation stemming from the help it gave to a girl with severe…

Baby saved by gran after being born in a car with umbilical chord wrapped around his neck

5:00pm Mon 16 Jan 17

FRIDAY the 13th proved lucky for a newborn baby boy as his gran saved his life after he was born with the umbilical…

New police recruits to spend week engaging with community

12:00pm Mon 16 Jan 17

STARTING today 100 new recruits to Greater Manchester Police will spend a week officially being introduced to their…

Women's group raises £2,400 for young carers

12:00pm Sun 15 Jan 17

A YEAR of fundraising activities has seen the Leigh Townswomen's Guild amass £2,400 in aid of young carers.

Gang of youths threaten to stab teen in attempted robbery

7:00am Sun 15 Jan 17

A GANG of youths threatened to stab a teenager with a knife unless he gave them his mobile phone on his way home…

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