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Leigh Journal

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Four caravans and four cars set on fire in suspected arson attack

12:00pm Mon 21 Aug 17

AN arson investigation has been launched after a fire set alight four cars and four caravans on Saturday night.

Mum-of-three again shortlisted for inspirational businesswoman award

6:40am Mon 21 Aug 17

A MUM-of-three has been shortlisted for a north west business award for the second year on the spin.

New gardeners’ association chairman urging green-fingered residents to attend show

5:00pm Mon 21 Aug 17

GREEN-fingered residents are being urged to join one of the largest gardeners’ association in the north west as…

Heart health may help with fight against dementia

3:00pm Mon 21 Aug 17

RESIDENTS are being urged to think that ‘what’s good for you heart is good for your head’.

Veterans pack out cinema for private Dunkirk film screening

6:40am Sun 20 Aug 17

ARMED forces veterans and their family members packed out a cinema for a private screening of new war film Dunkirk.

Film festival to help fight against dementia

5:00pm Sun 20 Aug 17

A POPULAR film festival will be helping the fight against dementia in honour of its film and TV star patron.

Bar launches knockout package for Mayweather verses McGregor fight

3:00pm Sun 20 Aug 17

A BAR in Leigh has launched a special package for people wanting to watch American boxing superstar Floyd…

Operatic society up for five community theatre awards

12:00pm Sun 20 Aug 17

THE Three Towns Operatic Society has been nominated for five top awards following its successful double-header…

Project to transform neglected colliery site into a country park launched with family fun day

6:40am Sat 19 Aug 17

WITH a history of toil and hard labour, the site of Bickershaw Colliery is being transformed for a family fun day.

Open auditions held for Dick Whittington pantomime

7:00pm Sat 19 Aug 17

FOLLOWING the success of its summer production of The Witches, Turnpike Community Theatre is holding open auditions…






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