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£4,000 boost for dementia cafe

£4,000 boost for dementia cafe

'Lifesaver' homeless shelter proving to be a success

'Lifesaver' homeless shelter proving to be a success

APPEAL: Head teacher Alison Padgett with pupils and their road safety reminder sign

Headteacher urges parents to walk kids to school after flood of bad parking complaints

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LIFESAVERS: Kim Hurst and Simon Fort at Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Holidaymakers help save life of teen who fell from A666 bridge on their way to airport

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•	Andy Burnham MP with Councillor Jo Platt, Rory Gilmore and Keegan Moran

Borough youngsters meet MPs to discuss racism

Rising HS2 costs described as 'exceptionally worrying'

Rising HS2 costs described as 'exceptionally worrying'

Fish tackle shop launches group to encourage more youths to get into fishing

Fish tackle shop launches group to encourage more youths to get into fishing

Incident in Accrington

Woman taken to hospital after being hit by car in Accrington

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Burnley Crown Court

Father blasted by crown court judge for letting sons deal cannabis from his Accrington home

Pupils become dementia friends to raise awareness

Pupils become dementia friends to raise awareness

Lt Cdr Chris Roberts receiving his Clasp to the LS&GC medal from Rear Admiral Keith Blount OBE, head of the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm.

Leigh Royal Navy officer gets long standing award for exemplary service

(From L-R) Tony Lewis (Leigh Lions), Ken Staff (Leigh Lions), Heidi Prior (Ince Ward Sister) Nigel Green (Evergreen Nebulisers), Deborah Joy Lechouvitis (Leigh Lions) and Dawn Darby (Ince Ward Sister)

Royal Albert Edward Infirmary gets life saving equipment thanks to Leigh Lions Club

The Letters Inn in Wigan Road, Atherton scooped the Best News Cask Outlet

Pubs and clubs in borough voted some of the best by CAMRA

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Cllr Jamie Hodgkinson

Atherton volunteers get down and dirty to help town's grid problem

Tributes paid to a 'true friend' and 'gentleman'

Tributes paid to a 'true friend' and 'gentleman'

Family pays tribute to 'loving mother' who died after being hit by a car

UPDATE: Family pays tribute to 'loving mother' who died after being hit by a car

“LOVED”: Maneer Siddiq ran his stall in Accrington Market Hall for 21 years

LEGEND: Tributes paid to 'happy and cheerful' market trader after brave battle with cancer

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Roberts Street, Accrington

Police find 36 suspected cannabis plants in Accrington drug raids

Green-eyed rescue cat Lumen

Pet of the week - Lumen

Pennington Flash in Leigh

Reader picture of the week

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22-year-old man missing from Leigh

22-year-old man missing from Leigh

Family 'overwhelmed' at generous donations for Brave Matilda

Family 'overwhelmed' at generous donations for Brave Matilda

The scene of the collision at the junction of Bow Street and Crown Street in Bolton around 3.52am

Atherton man charged with death by dangerous driving after woman is hit by car in Bolton

Residents invited to take on 'sleep street' challenge to raise awareness of homelessness

Residents invited to take on 'sleep street' challenge to raise awareness of homelessness

The new pub will be on the Parsonage Retail Park

New pub named in honour of Leigh's mining history

Extended free childcare for 3 and 4 year-old's to be piloted in borough

Extended free childcare for 3 and 4 year-old's to be piloted in borough

Missing Leigh man found in Leeds, Liverpool canal identified

Body of man found in Leeds, Liverpool canal identified as Leigh man

JAILED: Rizwan Arshad was kingpin of the heroin ring

Accrington drug dealer told to pay £40,000 or face 15 months in jail for supplying heroin

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photo of The Voice contestant Kevin Simm who has said he was "put off" the music business after the failure of his solo pop career. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Satu

Kevin’s joy at ‘second chance’ on The Voice

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THE VOICE: Chorley's former Liberty X star wows all four coaches

THE VOICE: Chorley's former Liberty X star wows all four coaches

Lilford Park given cash boost to transform ranger hut

Lilford Park given cash boost to transform ranger hut

LOCKED UP: Daniel Dwyer

JAILED: Serial thief caught in alleyway near house he burgled had only been out of prison for three weeks

New fears over future of Atherton Library after revelation it will be moved to within Atherton Town Hall

New fears over future of Atherton Library after revelation it will be moved to within Atherton Town Hall

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Poorly maintained drains and overworked pumps blamed for flooding

Poorly maintained drains and overworked pumps blamed for flooding

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Tyldesley market to make its official return to the Market Square

Tyldesley market to make its official return to the Market Square

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Look back at Leigh: St Joseph's Church

Look back at Leigh: St Joseph's Church

Lynn Addison, Centre Manager, Kate McNulty Astley Practise Patient Representative, Chris Scruton, Astley Practise, Susan Crompton, Counselling Co ordinator

Women's charity gets cash donation to boost public awareness

Public meeting tonight to discuss flood relief schemes in Leigh

AS IT HAPPENED: Public meeting to discuss flood relief schemes in Leigh

Paul Rowley resigns Leigh Centurions post

UPDATED 3.55pm: Paul Rowley resigns Leigh Centurions post

Public meeting tonight to discuss flood relief schemes in Leigh

Public meeting tonight to discuss flood relief schemes in Leigh

Can you help police locate these missing people from Leigh?

Can you help police locate these missing people from Leigh?

Fit as a fiddle resident celebrates 100th birthday

Fit as a fiddle resident celebrates 100th birthday

Family's desperate plea to raise funds for dad's funeral

Family's desperate plea to raise funds for dad's funeral

Bella Sardo in Bradshawgate, Leigh. Photo taken by Michael Caine

Leigh family to re-build business after kitchen fire devastates restaurant

Man sought in connection with armed robbery

Images released of man in connection with armed robbery at newsagents

Two-year-old springer spaniel Daisy

Pet of the week - Daisy

A man sitting on a bench on a winter's day at Pennington Flash

Reader picture of the week

Woman jailed for Atherton and Leigh foodbank theft

Woman jailed for Atherton and Leigh foodbank theft

Atherton based dementia charity will be one of services in new community town hall hub

Atherton based dementia charity will be one of services in new community town hall hub

It is understood the sign was put up around two years ago

Accrington Stanley bosses reject claims their players behaved badly at pub

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