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Leigh Journal

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Organisers hail the ‘biggest and best’ carnival yet

5:00pm Thu 30 Jun 16

MORE than 1,000 residents turned up for what has been hailed ‘the biggest and best’ Atherton Carnival in the…

Woman jailed for helping drug dealers steal shotguns from pensioner's home

3:57pm Thu 30 Jun 16

A WOMAN who betrayed the trust of a pensioner and helped drug dealers steal eight lethal shotguns from his home has…

HS2 high-speed rail delays 'unacceptable', says mayor

3:00pm Thu 30 Jun 16

GREATER Manchester Mayor Tony Lloyd says the possible delay in the HS2 high-speed rail project is…

Dad devastated by his mum's death raises £5,000 in four months for the fight against cancer

12:00pm Thu 30 Jun 16

A DAD-of-one left devastated by the death of his mum has raised more than £5,000 in four months in a bid to spare…

Stabbing victim’s girlfriend says he ‘will live on’ in her and her children’s hearts

9:30am Thu 30 Jun 16

THE girlfriend of murder victim Carlton Alexander says he will forever live on in her and her three children’s…

Events commemorating the centenary of the Battle of the Somme

7:00am Thu 30 Jun 16

JULY marks the centenary of the Battle of the Somme and community groups have secured funding to hold commemorative…

'Heartless' burglars smash up church with sledgehammers

7:00am Wed 29 Jun 16

BURGLARS who desecrated a church using sledgehammers and pipe cutters have been slammed as 'heartless' by the…

Police reassure communities that hate crime 'will not be tolerated'

11:39am Wed 29 Jun 16

GREATER Manchester Police are reassuring minority communities in the borough that they will not tolerate hate…

Leigh man arrested as part of multiple cash machine attacks investigation

10:00am Wed 29 Jun 16

A MAN from Leigh has been arrested as part of an investigation into cash machine attacks in England and Scotland.

Thousands flock to Tyldesley's new B&M store

9:44am Wed 29 Jun 16

THOUSANDS of customers have already visited the new B&M store in Tyldesley, which is delighted with the 'great…

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