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SOLD: Formby Hall could soon become an extra care facility for the elderly after being sold to Hilldale Housing.

Residents' group fights back after elderly care facility plans for Formby Hall are revealed

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after crash with car

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after crash with car

Mum Vanessa Anderson with swimming pal Catherine Hughes

Mum to take on sea swim for hospital treating her daughter

Street BBQ to bring neighbours together

Street BBQ to bring neighbours together

WEDDING: Mark and Kelly Kelly on their wedding day with their daughters Leah and Beth.

Tyldesley couple get hitched on Don't Tell The Bride

COLOUR: Back left to right: John Gredecki, Sue Shaw, Christine Farnworth, Susan Gredecki, Jan Eckersley, Michelle Downs.

Leigh Neighbours have a busy month with community events

Police cordon off area in Leigh following incident

Police cordon off area in Leigh following incident

CHALLENGE: Mick Southern is doing a charity bike challenge from john O'Groates to Lands End.

Fitness friends take on 1000 mile cycle

THANKYOU: Winston Wish representatives have thanked Sainsbury's in Leigh for their help in raising more than £4,000 for charity.

Bereavement charity thank Leigh supermarket for support

Teachers go viral online with uptown funk video spoof

Teachers go viral online with uptown funk video spoof

MUSICAL: Rachel Austin

Leigh actress Rachel Austin starring in musical set in 1990s nightclub

Man charged with robbery and fraud

Man charged with robbery and fraud

Paedophile vigilante hunter jailed for assault

Paedophile vigilante hunter jailed for assault

APPEAL: A man was dragged along by a car in Hindley

Man grabbed and dragged along by Land Rover in Hindley

Man charged after alleged machete attack in Leigh

Man charged with attempted murder after alleged machete attack in Leigh

Sport

Richard Dempster took two wickets for Leigh

Cricket: Leigh force draw at Birkenhead

Reece Pollitt in Northern Fours action

CYCLE SPEEDWAY: Pollitt earns Team GB call-up

Rochdale Mayfield 44 Leigh Miners Rangers 38

Rochdale Mayfield 44 Leigh Miners Rangers 38

Atherton and Astley and Tyldesley suffer defeats

Cricket: Atherton and Astley and Tyldesley suffer defeats

Atherton Collieries coach and former Bolton Wanderers player Nicky Hunt

Emil Anderson: Bolton Wanderers friendly is a "massive day" for Atherton Colls

Liam Kay was on the scoresheet for Leigh against Warrington

Warrington Wolves 34 Leigh Centurions 24

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Leigh hope for McNally boost

The Leigh Rugby League Past Players Association sponsored the Leigh Miners game against East Leeds

O'Boyle is at the double for Miners

Damian Zareba right.. Pic by Linda Kirkland

A&T move up to second in Northern Division One

Tommy Gunshorn. Pics Dan Carty

Three and easy for Tommy

ACTION: Reece Pollitt out in front. Pics by Linda Kirkland

Pollitt leads by example in A&T challenge

ACTION: Sam Hopkins on the surge. Photo by PaulMcCarthyPhotography

Warrior Sam returns to Leigh

SCORER: Adam Higson

Higson is the hat-trick hero for Leigh

Adam Shallcross hit 45 not out and took 2-26 for Leigh in their three-wicket victory over Southport and Birkdale

CRICKET: Leigh coast to victory at home to Southport and Birkdale

National Sport

Steven Finn says England are determined to win back the Ashes

Finn: England desperate to win urn

Ivo Karlovic continues to defy the odds at Wimbledon

Karlovic targets Murray upset

James Ward was unable to stretch his Wimbledon adventure into a second week

Ward edged out in five sets

Australia's Rohan Dennis took the first yellow jersey of the Tour de France with victory on Saturday's opening stage

Froome satisfied with Tour start

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