Latest news from the Leigh Journal

Vulnerable man viciously attacked with metal bar

9:23am Thu 31 Jul 14

A VULNERABLE man was left with a nasty wound to his eye socket after he was viciously attacked with an 18-inch…

Hotpot on the menu for Atherton Heritage Society

6:31pm Thu 31 Jul 14

HOTPOT will be the subject of Atherton Heritage Society’s next talk.

Funeral director presents silver to Leigh in daughter's memory

3:20pm Thu 31 Jul 14

A FUNERAL director has donated a piece of silver to Leigh in memory of his daughter.

VIDEO: What you think about the guided busway

10:20am Thu 31 Jul 14

AN IMAGE of how the guided busway will look when it is up and running has been released.

Charity evening in Leigh to help typhoon hit Philippines

7:40am Thu 31 Jul 14

A CHARITY evening is being held to help the Philippines recover from a devastating typhoon that hit its shores last…

Parents' warning after son's cancer misdiagnosed for six months

6:10am Thu 31 Jul 14

AS he peeks out from behind a cushion, it would be easy to assume that Callum Peers is just like any other…

Coffee morning to be held at Golborne church

6:20pm Wed 30 Jul 14

A BIG coffee morning is being held at the Methodist Church in Golborne.

Leigh mum starts own weight-loss class after losing seven stone

3:40pm Wed 30 Jul 14

A FINANCE officer who lost 7st in just 18 months is hoping to inspire other mums by running a half marathon.

Pupils learn about carbon footprint at Boothstown school

11:10am Wed 30 Jul 14

PUPILS at a Boothstown Methodist Primary School have been using an award-winning website to learn about the impact…

Retailers urged not to sell e-cigs to under 18s

7:40am Wed 30 Jul 14

RETAILERS are being discouraged from selling e-cigarettes to under-18s by a new Trading Standards initiative.


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