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Leigh Journal

Latest news from the Leigh Journal

Garden centre springs into action for the Alzheimer’s Society

7:00pm Thu 27 Apr 17

A GARDEN centre has kicked off its year of fundraising for the Alzheimer’s Society in style by collecting more…

Foodbank worried by increase in demand for emergency food supplies

5:00pm Thu 27 Apr 17

A FOODBANK has expressed concerns about an increase in the number of emergency supplies which have to be provided.

Rugby star faces four further charges

3:13pm Thu 27 Apr 17

A PROFESSIONAL rugby player faces four further charges following a police pursuit that ended in Leigh.

Man arrested after firearm incident leaves two people injured

2:48pm Thu 27 Apr 17

A MAN has been arrested after an incident involving a BB gun left two people injured.

School pupils use creative flair to design new logo

12:00pm Thu 27 Apr 17

A NEW sports council mosaic logo designed by primary school pupils has been unveiled.

Hikers complete marathon-like challenge to generate funds for mother with cancer

6:40am Thu 27 Apr 17

HIKERS have completed a 24-mile trek to raise more than £800 to fund a mother’s cancer treatment.

Martial arts instructor scoops top award

7:00pm Wed 26 Apr 17

A MARTIAL arts instructor has won the top accolade at a national awards night.

Creative exhibition to showcase community group projects

5:00pm Wed 26 Apr 17

A FILM and arts event has been organised to showcase the creative work of community groups.

Cabinet member bids to make history to become first woman Leigh MP

12:21pm Wed 26 Apr 17

A COUNCIL cabinet member is hoping to become Leigh’s first female MP after it was revealed she had made the…

Women to jump out of plane to raise funds for boy with cerebral palsy and leukaemia

6:40am Wed 26 Apr 17

TWO women have organised a sky dive to raise money for a boy who has cerebral palsy and is suffering from…

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