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  • Cancer patient raises £900 Leigh Journal:

    A CANCER patient who pre-empted losing her hair by shaving it off has raised £900. read more

  • Councillor guilty of sending intimidating emails Leigh Journal: Clr Brierley  (1200 x 1680) (1200 x 1680).jpg

    A COUNCILLOR has been found guilty of sending a barrage or intimidating emails to a council employee. read more

  • Social event at Atherton church Leigh Journal:

    A FANCY dress and social evening is being held at Bag lane Methodist Church. read more

  • Grandson to parade medals that fallen Leigh soldier never saw Leigh Journal:

    A PROUD grandson will be travelling to Ypres next month in memory of his grandfather - a Leigh soldier who was killed during the First World War. read more

  • Thug threatens to kill immigrants during racist outburst in Hindley Leigh Journal:

    A KNIFE-wielding thug threatened to ‘kill every immigrant’ during a racist outburst in Hindley. read more

  • Leigh CC enjoy visits from town stars Leigh Journal:

    IT was an exciting weekend for Leigh Cricket Club when they received visits from a Lancashire CC star and Centurions’ Grand Final winners. read more

  • Audience are brought to tears by pupils’ songs at Leigh centenary event Leigh Journal:

    PUPILS from a Leigh school brought an audience to tears as they sang war songs at an event to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. read more

  • Centurions prepare for 2015 Leigh Journal:

    LEIGH Centurions' preparation for the 2015 season has already began both on and off the field, writes Dave Parkinson. read more

  • Careers showcased for Westleigh pupils Leigh Journal:

    STUDENTS at Westleigh High School took part in its annual careers and mock interview day, which is aimed at promoting the wide range of options open to teenagers once they’ve completed their GCSEs. read more

  • Residents to hold meeting about busway work in Tyldesley square Leigh Journal:

    A MEETING is being held in a bid to raise awareness of what the busway route will mean for Tyldesley Market Square. read more

  • Kathleen McArt

    KATHLEEN McART 30/10/05 No longer here our lives to share, But in our hearts you are always there. Love Reggie, Son Michael, Daughter Anne, Mario & Mia read more

  • malcolm dixon

    MALCOLM DIXON 2nd November You’re not forgotten, father dear Nor ever shall you be, As long as life and memory last We shall remember thee. Your memory is as dear today As in the hour you passed away. Remembering you always: Julie, Wendy, Katie, Bethany, Shannon, Jeff and Darren. read more

  • Taylor Dowling

    HAPPY 18th BIRTHDAY To My Niece TAYLOR ELIZABETH DOWLING 30.10.2014 All Our Love from Auntie Cheryll and cousins Nathan and Warren xx read more

  • Taylor Dowling

    HAPPY 18th BIRTHDAY To My Grandaughter TAYLOR ELIZABETH DOWLING 30.10.14 All My Love from Grandma xx read more

  • Taylor Elizabeth Dowling

    LOOK WHO'S 18 TAYLOR ELIZABETH DOWLING 30th October 2014 Happy Birthday, All our Love and Best Wishes from Dad, Lesley, Jodie, Reegan, Grandma, Auntie Cheryll, Nathan and Warren xxxx read more

  • Joan Barrett-McNamee

    BARRETT-McNAMEE (formerly Andrews ) (nee Gregson) On the 26th October 2014 suddenley and sadly JOAN aged 75 years passed away. JOAN will be lovingly remembered and desperateley missed by her family and friends. Funeral arrangements to be finalised, family flowers only please donations if desired to be passed to Kevin Andrews. All enquires to Paul Dainton Funeral Directors, 76 St Helens Road, Leigh. Tel. 01942 269555 read more

  • Ronald Aspinall

    ASPINALL On the 22nd October 2014 RONALD aged 87 years, died suddenly at home after a short illness. Beloved husband of Audrey, special Dad to Janet and Gary and daughter-in-law Kath, doting grandad to Christopher and Suzanne and great grandad to Charlie. He will be sadly missed. The funeral service and cremation will take place on Friday 31st October at 10.45am at Howe Bridge Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Leigh cats and dogs home. All enquires to Paul Dainton Funeral Directors, 76 St Helens Road, Leigh. Telephone 01942 269555 read more

  • Vera Prescott

    VERA PRESCOTT Died 3rd November 2004 Much loved and sadly missed Wife of James, Mum of Steven and Christopher, Mother in law of Rebecca and Nana of Sarah, Rachel and Harry read more

  • Kerry Louise O'Rourke

    KERRY LOUISE O'ROURKE 3-11-77 - 30-10-06 Forever in my heart Love Dad xxx NEIL O'ROURKE RIP 2/9/80 - 13/9/14 x read more

  • Margaret Rose Miller

    In Loving Memory Of MARGARET ROSE MILLER (Nee ADAMS) 01-11-2013 A dearly loved Wife, devoted Mum, cherished Sister, admired Aunt and Great Aunt A poem of remembrance Two bright eyes, a tender smile, A loving heart that knew no guile, Deep trust in God that all was right, Her joy to make some other bright, If sick or suffering of one she knew, Some gentle act of love she'd do, While you dear Wife and Mum, rest and sleep, Your loving memory we will always keep. All our eternal love, Tom, Sarah, David, Richard, Paula, Paul xxxxxx read more

  • Dave Lonergan

    DAVE LONERGAN 2nd November 2009 It's five years since you passed away, but it seems like yesterday. Missing you always Chris xxx read more

  • Raty Symons

    RAY SYMONS 29.10.2013 Dad, it's been a year since you passed, I still can't believe you've gone. Your spirit is kept alive every day, not a day goes by when I don't think of you. A true gentleman and my perfect idol. Love Always Your daughter, Sarah xxx read more

  • Ray Symons

    RAY SYMONS 29.10.2013. Loving memories of my husband Ray, who passed a year ago today. Still missing you All my love, Janet xxx read more

  • Ian Ollerton

    IAN OLLERTON 4th November 2013 Seems like only yesterday you left us broken hearted. For what it meant to lose you only those who love you know. But through all the tears and heartache there is one thing for which I'm glad, that you chose me to share with you those precious years we had. I miss you so much. Your loving wife Lynda and family read more

  • Les Hindley

    HINDLEY 22/10/72 Treasured memories of a dear Brother LES Always in my thoughts Loving sister Doris xx read more

  • John Croston

    In memory of JOHN CROSTON 5th Nov 2010. The little Robin Red Breast was your faithful garden friend. Now when he hops into my garden my Prayers to Heaven I send. The sight of him just takes me back to happy times we had and I thank God for every day I was proud to call you Dad. From Your Loving Family read more

  • Joe Tabiner

    JOE TABINER 2nd Anniversary Though his smile has gone forever, his hand I cannot touch I still have so many memories of the one I love so much. His memory is my keepsake with which I'll never part, God has him in His keeping, I have him in my heart. Love you forever, miss you loads. Your heartbroken Sheila xxxx read more

  • Dave Glover

    GLOVER On the 21st October 2014 peacefully in hospital DAVE aged 53 years, the greatly loved Son to Mary and the Late BERT, loving Brother to the Late Kieron, a much loved Dad to Emma and Laura and a devoted Grandad to Scarlett. DAVE will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. All enquiries please to Abbey Funerals, 45 Mealhouse Lane, Atherton. Tel: 01942-886776. read more

  • Edna Bennett

    BENNETT (Nee Farrimond) On the 24th october 2014, suddenly in hospital, recently of The Hamiltons and formerly of Thomas Street, EDNA aged 88 years. The beloved Wife of the Late ROBERT (BOB) and a loving Mum, Nan and Great Granny. All enquiries to Abbey Funerals, 45 Mealhouse Lane, Atherton. Tel: 886776 read more

  • Pauline Reynolds

    REYNOLDS (was Steward nee Quinn) PAULINE aged 72 years, passed away on 23rd October 2014 at home with her loving family around her, beloved wife of James Reynolds and of the late Raymond Steward, adored mum of Julie, Diane and Nicola, step mum to Lianne and Nicola and a wonderful Nan to Michelle, Tom, Jack, Hannah and Jessica. Requiem Mass will be celebrated on 5th November 2014 at 12.00 noon at St Joseph's RC Church, Leigh followed by interment at Leigh Cemetery at 1.15pm. Family flowers only please donations welcome to Belong at Home. All enquires to Paul Dainton Funeral Directors, 76 St Helens Road, Leigh. Telephone 01942 269555 read more

  • betty bent

    BENT The family of the late BETTY would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their messages of sympathy, cards of condolence and donations received during their recent sad loss. Special thanks to Reverend Eric White and Betty's friends from the Sports Village Church. Thanks to all staff at Unsworths funeral service for their dignified funeral arrangements and everyone who attended the celebration of Betty's life. read more


    40th Happy BirthdayDAWN HALPIN LOOK WHO'S 40. Happy 40th Birthday! All my love as always, Love Darren xxx To a wonderful Mum, Happy Birthday, Lots of love From Cole, Ashton & Darcy. xxx read more

  • Jennifer Osborne-Williams

    JENNIFER OSBORNE-WILLIAMS I said you couldn't do it, but you've proved me wrong. Well done Jenny Your very proud Mum & Dad xxx read more

  • Susan Mary Massey

    SUSAN MARY MASSEY Treasured birthday memories of a dear Wife, Mum & Nanna 5th November As I opened my eyes this morning, I looked to the heavens above, I whispered 'Happy Birthday Susan', And sent you all my love. Your ever loving Husband Melvyn xxxx Birthday wishes we send today, To a star in the sky, not far away. Engraved in gold on a cloud above, Just for you Mum with all our love. Love from Daughter Karen, Son Craig, Daughter in law Jemma & Grandsons Nathan & Jadon xxxx read more

  • Sean Fitzmartin

    Birthday memories SEAN FITZMARTIN 31st October Today is your birthday Sean, words can never say how much we miss you. You were very special in every way. Your smile and joking ways will always be there. Love and miss you always Mum, Dad and Stephen xx read more

  • Dorothy Sumner

    70th Birthday Memories DOROTHY SUMNER 29th October No card to write or present to buy. Just memories and a star shining in the sky. Love and missed, always in our hearts. Love, Trudi and Pete xxxx read more

  • Heather Hughes

    HEATHER HUGHES 4th November Treasured birthday memories of my beloved Wife who died 14th June 2008 The love of my life, my best friend, my wonderful Heather. I miss you so very much. All my love, David xxx read more

  • sean fitzmartin

    SEAN FITZMARTIN 31ST OCTOBER Birthday Memories to a truly loved and missed brother. We will never forget the birthdays we had together. love always Wayne, Deb and Luke xxxx read more

  • Bill Gray

    GRAY The family of the late BILL would like to thank all family, friends and neighbours for the many cards, messages of sympathy and donations received during this sad time. Also, thanks to Alan for a lovely service and Middleton and Wood for their dignified Funeral arrangements. read more

  • Thomas Snaylam

    SNAYLAM THOMAS Mrs Doris Snaylam and families would like to thank everybody who attended my dear Husbands Funeral. Cards, floral displays, Abbey Funerals and Father Paul. Know he will be missed by lots. God Bless You All. read more

  • Alice Cook

    The family of the Late ALICE COOK (Nee Eckersley) wish to express their sincere thanks to all relatives and friends for the kindness and sympathy shown to them during their recent bereavement. Also for the cards, floral tributes received and donations to Chowbent Chapel. Thanks to Rev Brenda Catteral for a comforting service, and to Darren and the staff of Abbey Funerals for their dignified funeral arrangements. read more

  • Stuart Taylor

    TAYLOR On the 21st October 2014 with his family at his side and of Atherton STUART aged 43 years, The dearly loved Partner of Karen, loved and loving Son to Carole and Barry, much loved Brother of Emma and devoted Uncle to Bethany and Byron. Stuart was dearly loved by his family and many friends he will be sadly missed and in our hearts forever. Funeral service and committal took place on Thursday 30th October 2014 - donations in lieu of floral tributes in aid of a charity to be named may be forwarded to the immediate family. All enquiries please to Abbey Funerals, 45 Mealhouse Lane, Atherton. Tel: 01942-886776. read more

  • Kathleen Taylor

    TAYLOR On the 22nd October 2014 peacefully in hospital and of Tyldesley KATHLEEN Aged 97 years. KATHLEEN will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. All enquiries please to Abbey Funeral Service, Tyldesley, Tel: 01942 891331 read more

  • Joan Greenhalgh

    GREENHALGH (nee Knight) On 25th October 2014. Peacefully at her home in Lowton formerly of Bewsey JOAN Aged 70 years The devoted wife of David, sister in law of John, Ann and Evelyn, a much loved auntie to Cheryl, Paul, Helen and Denise, great auntie, a good friend and neighbour who will be sadly missed by all Funeral service and cremation will take place on Wednesday 5th November in Howe Bridge Crematorium Chapel at 1.45pm Family flowers only donations if desired for Wigan and Leigh Hospice or Marie Curie c/o the family. All enquiries to Alan Jones Funeral Directors Millbrook House 56 High Street Golborne Tel 01942 272027 read more

  • Edward Roper

    ROPER On the 18th October 2014 peacefully in Belong Village and of Atherton MR EDWARD ROPER aged 100 years. Edward was dearly loved and respected by his family and friends - he will be very sadly missed and fondly remembered by all who knew him. Funeral service and committal took place at Howebridge Crematorium on Thursday 30th October 2014. Donations in lieu of floral tributes payable to The Alzheimers Society may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors. All enquiries please to Abbey Funerals, 45 Mealhouse Lane, Atherton, M46 0DT. Tel: 01942-886776. read more

  • Hilary Mary Cook

    HILARY MARY COOK (nee GRADY) Passed away suddenly on 10th October 2014. Loving Mother of Craig and Jonathan. Beloved Daughter of Gerald and Hilda and Sister of Sharon. Funeral Service took place at Glen Oaks Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Oakville, Canada on Saturday 25th October 2014. read more

  • May Thompson

    THOMPSON On the 20th October 2014 peacefully at home and of Tyldesley, MAY aged 82 years. Beloved Wife of the Late Richard, Loving Mum of Ann, James, Isobel, Arthur, Michael, Hilda, Dave, Marty and Elma. A loving Nan to all her Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. A loving Sister and a true friend to many. MAY will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service will take place on Friday 31st October , 2pm at St Georges Parish Church Tyldesley followed by Burial at Tyldesley cemetery at 3pm. All enquiries please to Abbey funeral service Tyldesley, Tel 01942 891331 read more

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