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Embarrassing spelling mistake on a road marking in Market Street

'I before E' but not if you live in Leigh: Embarrassing spelling mistake on road marking

Lancashire Military Exhibition in Spinning Jenny Shopping Centre

Families treated to military display in shopping centre

Car bursts into flames on main road

Car bursts into flames on main road

The East Lancs Road near Astley. Image: Google Maps.

Car fire on East Lancs Road causes delays for drivers

Police hunt Leigh man for breaching non-molestation order

Police hunt Leigh man for breaching non-molestation order

Leigh Neighbours are calling time on crime with support event

Leigh Neighbours are calling time on crime with support event

Beau was strangled to death with her own collar by owner and then buried in the garden. PIC: RSCPA

Woman jailed for strangling her dog to death and burying her in garden (warning contains images of animal cruelty)

Barn fire destroys 500 tonnes of straw

Barn fire destroys 500 tonnes of straw

Kieran McGrath, who died last October after being shot in the chest.

Golborne man among five people charged with Kieran McGrath murder

Atherton Residents Association plan for future of town in meeting

Atherton Residents Association plan for future of town in meeting

Alison Mercer from Acorn Farm, who came in to teach the children about animals

Old Leigh Library had a farm EIEIO...

CELEBRATING: Tommy Goulden and his daughter Layla with the championship shield at the Holiday Inn Express

Jubilant Centurions thank their sponsors

CHAMPIONS: From left, Mickey Higham, Fuifui Moimoi and Gareth Hock with fans as Leigh Centurions are crowned league leaders.

Fans show their support as Centurions romp to victory

Dog walker exposes himself in a park in Tyldesley

Dog walker exposes himself in a park in Tyldesley

Cannabis farm found in property after fire alarm alerted neighbours in Lowton

Cannabis farm found in property after fire alarm alerted neighbours in Lowton

Sport

Leigh Centurions coach Paul Rowley and captain Oliver Wilkes celebrate as Leigh Centurions are crowned league champions

Wilkes: Let's finish the job

Leigh Centurions' rivals in the Middle Eight Super League play-offs

Who will Leigh be up against in the Middle 8s Super League play-offs?

Lee Toone

Fundraising effort for team

Leigh Centurions coach Paul Rowley and captain Oliver Wilkes celebrate as Leigh Centurions are crowned league champions

Leigh Centurions Middle 8s fixtures announced

Leigh Centurions celebrate winning the Kingstone Press Championship after Sunday's victory over Doncaster. Picture by Paul McCarthy Photography

CHAMPIONS: Leigh Centurions 66 Doncaster 10

Leigh Centurions 40 Dewsbury Rams 24

Leigh Centurions retain Championship Shield

Astley and Tyldesley's champion Division Two team

Division Two double delight for Astley and Tyldesley

Mike Norbury in action at Aintree aboard his Honda CBR600RR. Picture by Colin Port Images

Norbury powers his way to four wins at Three Sisters

Hargreaves hat-trick hands Miners key victory

Hargreaves hat-trick hands Miners key victory

In-form Colls hit Daisy for six

In-form Colls hit Daisy for six

Jonny Pownall's hat-trick of tries against Bradford Bulls. Picture by PaulMcCarthyPhotography

Bradford Bulls 36 Leigh Centurions 36

Castleford Panthers 8 Leigh East 40

Leigh East maintain promotion charge

Leigh Miners Rangers Under-16s side will take on West Hull in the National Cup final on Sunday

Leigh Miners Rangers step up their bid for the NCL Premier Division title

Astley and Tyldesley riders Reece Pollitt, left, and Ciaran Collins at the junior home international in Ipswich

Junior riders fly the flag for A&T

National Sport

Martyn Rooney has successfully appealed to be included in the men's individual 400m at the World Athletics Championships

Rooney wins World Champs appeal

Adam Johnson, left, has already denied three counts of sexual activity with a child and one count of grooming

Johnson trial put back to February

Adam Peaty won gold in the 100 metres breaststroke at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan on Monday

Peaty wins World gold

Connor Wickham has left Sunderland after four years to join Crystal Palace

Palace sign Wickham

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