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Leigh Journal

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WATCH: Around 200 people pay their respect at memorial event on first anniversary of Manchester Arena bomb attack

11:00am Wed 23 May 18

Around 200 people gathered at Pennington Hall Park in Leigh last night, Tuesday, in a memorial event on the first…

Mother who had double transplant urging people to help others and sign up to organ donor list

6:00am Wed 23 May 18

A WOMAN from Lowton who had a double transplant that changed her life is urging people to help others by signing on…

Meet the Royal couple who live together at a greyhound rescue centre

7:00pm Wed 23 May 18

A GREYHOUND at a rescue centre has been named Meghan which gives her a Royal link with another dog that she now…

Mother and son team up to clean up canal path plagued by litter

4:06pm Wed 23 May 18

A MOTHER and her son have started their own mission to clean up an area of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal that has…

Cubs release 22 balloons in tribute to victims of Manchester Arena bomb attack

12:21pm Wed 23 May 18

CHILDREN from the 5th Tyldesley Cubs released pink balloons into the sky yesterday, Tuesday, one year after the…

Grayling apologises for disruption following major train timetable changes

5:40pm Wed 23 May 18

TRANSPORT Secretary Chris Grayling has apologised for major disruption following the introduction of new train…

Campaign to install pelican crossing outside school underway

12:06pm Tue 22 May 18

“It is only a matter of time before someone is killed.”

One year on from Manchester Arena bomb attack

10:39am Tue 22 May 18

TWO memorial events are being held in Leigh today, Tuesday, to mark the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena…

Artist to showcase angling-inspired work on historic boat along canal

6:00am Tue 22 May 18

AN artist is set to showcase his work along various canal locations in a free week-long exhibition.

Workers at NHS borough hospitals set to go on strike

4:27pm Tue 22 May 18

WORKERS at the borough's hospital trust are set to go on strike tomorrow, Wednesday, and Thursday.

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