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Leigh Journal

Latest news from the Leigh Journal

Fun-loving 21-year-old cremated in giant Lego block coffin

7:00am Wed 1 Mar 17

A FUN-loving man whose motto in life was 'go big or go home' has been cremated in a giant yellow Lego block coffin…

Man given community order for assaulting woman

7:00pm Wed 1 Mar 17

A MAN has been given a community order after admitting assaulting a woman.

Police hunt 'bogus window cleaner'

5:00pm Wed 1 Mar 17

POLICE are warning residents about a 'bogus window cleaner' who is fraudulently collecting cash.

Cost of TV licence set to increase from April

4:30pm Wed 1 Mar 17

THE cost of the annual licence fee will increase to £147, the Government has confirmed today.

Postman claims dog attacked him by nursery

3:00pm Wed 1 Mar 17

A POSTMAN claims he has been attacked by a dog close to a nursery.

Car crashed into five vehicles and a building after being taken unlawfully

1:00pm Wed 1 Mar 17

A TEENAGER from Leigh has admitted unlawfully taking a car which crashed into five stationary vehicles and a…

Mini Crufts event taking place at garden centre

12:00pm Wed 1 Mar 17

A HOME and garden centre is taking its lead from a renowned national dog show by hosting a mini Crufts event.

Everything you need to know as the law on driving with a mobile phone changes

6:00am Wed 1 Mar 17

MOTORISTS caught using their mobile phones while driving will face tougher punishments from today, Wednesday.

Woman admits assaulting police officer

7:00pm Tue 28 Feb 17

A WOMAN has admitted assaulting a police officer in the execution of his duty.

Police hunt woman who carried out armed robbery

6:00pm Tue 28 Feb 17

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a woman carried out an armed robbery.

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