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Leigh Journal

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Former pop stars to transform music lovers back to the 80s at charity ball

6:40am Sat 24 Jun 17

TWO 1980s pop stars are heading to Leigh to perform at a charity ball in aid of children fighting life-threatening…

Chapel to hold recital with renowned organist

7:00pm Sat 24 Jun 17

CHOWBENT Unitarian Chapel in Atherton is holding an organ recital with renowned organist Carol Ann Wareing from 2pm…

Poetry group has ‘energising effect’ on care home residents

5:00pm Sat 24 Jun 17

A POETRY group set up at a residential care home is proving to be a big hit with residents.

Pet of the week - Lola

3:00pm Sat 24 Jun 17

MEET Lola, our pet of the week.

Country's youngest head teacher guest of honour at his former school's Celebration Evening

12:00pm Sat 24 Jun 17

A MAN who became the youngest head teacher in the country seven years ago has returned to his former school with words…

JOKE DAY: Have you got a little comedian in your house? Film them telling their favourite joke

8:00am Sat 24 Jun 17

THERE haven't been many reasons to smile across the country in recent weeks.

Arson investigation launched following assisted living flat fire

10:32am Fri 23 Jun 17

AN arson investigation is under way after a fire broke out in a block of assisted living homes last night.

Man recovering from brain surgery taking part in group hike in aid of hospital that saved his life

6:40am Fri 23 Jun 17

A MAN has assembled a team of hikers to raise money for the hospital which performed a life-saving brain operation…

Christians put their faith in curry nights

7:00pm Fri 23 Jun 17

A CURRY night served up a treat for male churchgoers.

A day in court: Assault, malicious wounding, criminal damage and drink driving

5:00pm Fri 23 Jun 17

A MAN has admitted assaulting a woman and causing £100 damage to her mobile phone.

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