Latest news from the Leigh Journal

Struggling traders fear for future of market

6:01am Thu 26 Mar 15

MARKET traders in Leigh say their future is in doubt as they are struggling to survive because Wigan Council is not…

Police appeal for information on missing man

11:44am Thu 26 Mar 15

Police are appealing for help after a 67-year-old man was reported missing from Astley.

Elderly woman robbed in her own home

4:33pm Wed 25 Mar 15

A woman has been robbed in her own home, in Leigh.

Students to take over Leigh Centurions game

11:35am Tue 24 Mar 15

STUDENTS from Westleigh High School in Leigh will take over the Leigh Centurions v Whitehaven match to raise…

Toxic smoke fills estate after man burns cables for copper wire

10:44am Sat 21 Mar 15

FIREFIGHTERS have issued a warning after a man burning cables to get to the copper wire inside caused toxic smoke…

Tenants evicted after spate of anti social behaviour

9:47am Wed 18 Mar 15

A TENANT has been evicted from his Leigh home after complaints from neighbours.

Police seize more than £20,000 of drugs in house raid

8:41am Tue 17 Mar 15

Police have seized more than £20,000 of drugs in a raid at a house.

Train death man named

7:32am Tue 17 Mar 15

A MAN who was killed when he was hit by a train has been named.

Green-fingered estate agent gives Atherton station a colourful makeover

3:02pm Tue 17 Mar 15

EVERYTHING is looking rosy for Atherton train station — thanks to community-spirited Val Houghton.

Girls step in time for Comic Relief

2:48pm Tue 17 Mar 15

DANCERS from Atherton and Tyldesley raised more than £3,000 for Comic Relief.


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