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Leigh Journal

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Family of woman who suffered with dementia recognise support of sensory farm in providing enjoyable experience

6:00am Sun 22 Apr 18

THE family of a woman who died after suffering with dementia have helped a cause close to their hearts.

Leigh MP criticises Prime Minister for 'restricting democracy' after military response in Syria

12:00pm Sat 21 Apr 18

LEIGH MP Jo Platt has criticised Prime Minister for bombing Syria last weekend without holding a debate about the…

Apprenticeships and organisations recognised at awards ceremony

6:00am Sat 21 Apr 18

APPRENTICES and organisations have been recognised at a Wigan and Leigh College awards ceremony.

WATCH: Midwives encouraging women to have home births

5:00pm Sat 21 Apr 18

MIDWIVES at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust (WWL) are encouraging more women in the borough to…

Police respond to reports of three men 'sleeping rough' near The Iron Bridge in Hindley

10:26am Sat 21 Apr 18

POLICE have responded to concerns raised about a group of men who had been 'sleeping rough' near The Iron Bridge…

Man's arm slashed in knife attack

9:41am Fri 20 Apr 18

A TEENAGER'S arm was slashed in a knife attack yesterday, Thursday, as he was sat in his car.

Councillor condemns social media abuse of women after seeing numerous threats to public figures

6:00am Fri 20 Apr 18

A COUNCILLOR was driven to scrutinise the abuse of women on social media after seeing public figures come under a…

Lions recognised by royalty 100 years after formation of club

7:00pm Fri 20 Apr 18

LEIGH Lions have been recognised by the Royal Family 100 years after its parent club was first set up.

Past winner of The Voice set to perform at hospice annual ball

12:04pm Fri 20 Apr 18

A PAST winner of hit TV show The Voice will be performing on stage at Wigan and Leigh Hospice's Ball.

Round Table inviting groups to bid for funding

4:40pm Fri 20 Apr 18

MEMBERS of Leigh Round Table are inviting groups in the area to apply for funding.






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