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Leigh Journal

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Shopping centre almost at capacity following the arrival of two major high street names

5:00pm Sat 24 Sep 16

STORE lettings at the Spinning Gate Shopping Centre in Leigh are almost at capacity following the opening of two…

House-hunters looking for a lifestyle change wanted for TV property programme

6:50am Sat 24 Sep 16

A DAYTIME TV property programme is on the lookout for house-hunters wanting a change of lifestyle.

Hop to Leigh pub for ale festival

6:50am Sat 24 Sep 16

A LEIGH pub is taking part in Stonegate's biggest ever beer festival.

Teenager jailed for seven years after breaking into woman's home and raping her

4:36pm Fri 23 Sep 16

A TEENAGER who broke into a middle-aged woman’s home and punched and raped her has been jailed for seven years.

See international recording artist and film star at church concert

2:48pm Fri 23 Sep 16

AN international recording artist and film star will be appearing at St Stephen's Church in Astley as part of the…

Dad pleads for help with trans-Atlantic custody battle for his four-year-old son

4:50pm Fri 23 Sep 16

A LEIGH dad is pleading for help in his bid to win a trans-Atlantic custody battle for his four-year-old son.

Man given life sentence for stealing a shotgun and threatening to shoot police officers and hospital staff

4:50pm Fri 23 Sep 16

AN 'arrogant' man who stole a shotgun from a house and threatened to shoot police officers and hospital staff has…

Picture of the week

3:36pm Fri 23 Sep 16

THIS photograph of two swans passing through the A579 Atherleigh Way bridge is our picture of the week.

Teenagers organise afternoon teas and games for supported housing residents

11:50am Fri 23 Sep 16

TEENAGERS from Leigh and Atherton gave up part of their summer holidays to host afternoon tea parties for older…

Thousands sign petition against mass firefighter cuts

7:00am Fri 23 Sep 16

MORE than 15,000 people have signed an online petition against plans for mass firefighter dismissals and a forced…






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