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Leigh Journal

Latest news from the Leigh Journal

Digital innovation in health sector scoops national award

7:00am Wed 7 Dec 16

THE innovative use of digital technology to improve health and social care services in the borough has scooped a…

Tyldesley residents petition demands Christmas spirit is brought back to the town

5:00pm Tue 6 Dec 16

A TYLDESLEY resident has gathered more than 300 signatures to an online petition calling on the local authority to…

Leigh woman given prison sentence for thefts to fund drug habit

12:00pm Tue 6 Dec 16

A WOMAN who thieved from a number of Leigh stores has been sentenced to a 24 week prison sentence.

Lowton man faces trial on underage sex offences

7:00am Tue 6 Dec 16

A LOWTON man has been sent for trial on charges of sex offences against two boys.

Free Bright Days Christmas Concert invitation

7:00pm Tue 6 Dec 16

RESIDENTS are invited to attend a free Bright Days Christmas Concert at St John's Church in Standishgate from 1pm…

New 'lifeline' service for female genital mutilation victims

5:00pm Tue 6 Dec 16

VICTIMS of female genital mutilation will receive improved support through a new wide-ranging service described as…

Advent offer for businesses wishing to take on an apprentice

12:00pm Tue 6 Dec 16

WIGAN Council has given employers and wannabe apprentices an early Christmas present.

REVEALED: 2016's most popular baby names

11:34am Tue 6 Dec 16

CHARLOTTE is the UK’s fastest growing girl’s name, while Pixar inspired ‘Arlo’ continues to rise for boys…

Proceeds from sale of First War book handed over to Poppy Appeal

12:00pm Mon 5 Dec 16

A COLLECTION of writings on the First World War has been published.

Charity boxes for Tyldesley appeal stolen from car

7:00am Mon 5 Dec 16

A THIEF stole charity gift boxes made up of toys, clothing, stationery and toiletries destined for needy children.

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