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  • Blooming marvellous hanging basket workishop

    A FREE hanging basket workshop is being held tomorrow, Friday. read more

  • Leigh on top in disappointing encounter

    Leigh 39 St Benedicts 11 read more

  • Safe passage for Pennington Leigh Journal:

    PENNINGTON FC got through to the next round of the Lancashire Cup with a 3-2 win at Daten, with Rowlands, Giles and Warburton finding the net. read more

  • Blow for Hopkins as Centurions march on Leigh Journal:

    LEIGH Centurions’ history-making team will be missing a third frontline forward when they return to play-offs action. read more

  • 'Don't take our respite away from us' Leigh Journal:

    THE closure of a respite centre would take away a lifeline for many of its users, according to a woman who regularly attends the centre. read more

  • Tyldesley fan handed football ban for tirade of racial abuse Leigh Journal:

    A FOOTBALL fan who unleashed a tirade of racist abuse that was directed at players and a manager has been given a football banning order. read more

  • New McDonald's to open in Leigh

    A NEW drive-thru McDonald’s will open in Leigh next week. read more

  • Residents ‘thrilled’ with Atherton housing plan rejection Leigh Journal:

    A PLANNING committee received a standing ovation for rejecting an application to build up to 100 houses in Atherton. read more

  • Keith Edge

    EDGE On the 9th September 2014 peacefully in hospital KEITH aged 68 years. KEITH will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. All enquiries please to Abbey funeral service, 40 Lower Elliott Street, Tyldesley Tel 01942 891331 read more

  • Joan Forrester

    FORRESTER Suddenly in Hospital on the 15th September 2014 JOAN Aged 78 years. A loving Mum of Michelle and Mother in Law of Chris. A special Grandmother of Stevie and James. JOAN will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. For Funeral details and all enquiries Unsworth's Funeral Service 45 Leigh Road, Hindley Green, Tel. 01942 525980 read more

  • Marjorie Shaw

    SHAW Peacefully on 10th September 2014 MARJORIE Aged 84 years. Beloved Wife of the late HARRY, much loved Mum of Elaine and the late GLENYS, Mother in law of Ian and Dereck, loving Nan to Craig, Vicky and Daniel, Great Nan Nans to Darcy, Kayden and Amelia-Rose, Sister in law to Jimmy and Harold. The funeral will take place on 19th September 2014 at Howe Bridge Crematorium at 12.15. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Derian House Childrens Hospice. All enquiries: Unsworth's Funeral Services, 79 Bolton Road, Atherton, 01942 877557 read more

  • Kathleen Mary Ryder

    RYDER Peacefully on 15th September 2014 KATHLEEN MARY Aged 77 years. Beloved Wife of the late GRAHAM, loving Mother of Janette, John, Julie and Jillian and Mother in Law of David, Ian, David and Margaret. A devoted Nana and Great Grandma. Family flowers only please, donations if desired c/o the family. All enquiries: Unsworth's Funeral Service, 122 Twist Lane, Leigh Tel. 01942 707562 read more

  • Colin Knight

    KNIGHT On the 14th September 2014, suddenly but peacefully COLIN aged 72 years. Devoted husband to Sandra, loving dad to Lisa and Tanya, devoted grandad to Holly and Harry, a dear brother to Christine and Hazel and also uncle to Vicky, Paul, and Sarah. Colin will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him. Family flowers only please, donation if desired to Wigan & Leigh Hospice c/o the family. All Enquiries to Abbey Funeral Service, Leigh - 01942-261936 read more

  • Peggie Williams

    WILLIAMS Passed away at 6.00am on the 5th September 2014 "PEGGIE" At Hospital. She will be sadly missed by all of her family and friends. Funeral service will take place at Howe Bridge Crematorium at 11.30am on Tuesday 23rd September 2014. Flowers welcome. All enquiries please to Sankey and Monks Funeral Services, 5/7 Hope Street, Leigh, WN7 1AQ, Tel: 01942 673171 read more

  • Edna Donaghy

    DONAGHY Nee WIGNALL On the 9th September 2014 peacefully in hospital EDNA aged 81 years. The greatly loved Wife of Bernard, a much loved Mum to Pat, Robert, and Janet, a devoted Nana and Great Nana. EDNA will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. All enquiries please to Abbey Funeral Service, 40 Lower Elliott Street, Tyldesley. Tel: 01942-891331. read more

  • Cecilia McKiernan

    McKIERNAN Nee Welch It is with great sadness that the family announces that on Friday September 5th 2014, CECILIA McKIERNAN passed away in Edmonton Canada at the age of 95 years. The beloved Wife of the Late FRANCIS (Frank), dearly loved Mum of Berenice, Matthew, and John, dear Mother in Law to Barbara and Margaret and a devoted and much loved Nan, Great-Nan and Great-Great Gran. Cecilia was dearly loved by her family and friends and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Requiem Mass to be celebrated on Friday 19th September 2014 at St Ambrose Barlow RC Church Astley at 10.00 am to be followed by burial at Tyldesley Cemetery at 11.15 am. Flowers or donations as desired (in aid of Cancer Research or Dementia UK) may be handed to the immediate family. All enquiries please to Abbey Funeral Service, 40 Lower Elliott Street, Tyldesley. Tel: 01942-891331. read more

  • Emma Murphy

    LOOK WHO'S 21 EMMA MURPHY 23rd September Happy Birthday, All our love, Dad x Mum & Malc, sister Chloe and both families xxx Happy 21st Emma, Love Andrew xx read more

  • Wilf and Jennifer Fletcher

    WILF & JENNIFER FLETCHER Congratulations Mum & Dad On Your GOLDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY 19th September 2014 All Our Love, Andrew & Tracey, Tim & Joanne Fifty Fantastic Years Grandma and Grandad Love Andrew Hugs and Kisses Cobyn & Imani xx read more

  • Paul Michael Hughes

    HUGHES On 11th September 2014 Suddenly but peacefully at his home in Golborne PAUL MICHAEL Aged 53 years Reunited with his beloved late wife Gaynor, devoted dad to Stuart, father in law to be to Nicole, dearly loved son of Tom and Vi, dearest brother of Carole, brother in law of Ray and a much loved uncle to Richard and the late Steph Always in our thoughts Forever in our heart Funeral service will take place on Tuesday 23rd September in Lowton St Marys Church at 11.00am followed by interment in the churchyard Family flowers only donations if desired c/o the family All enquiries to Alan Jones Funeral Directors Millbrook House 56 High Street Golborne Tel 01942 272027 read more

  • Gerald Dillon

    DILLON Fond memories of dear GERALD, died 22/9/1980. Sadly missed, never forgotten Kathleen & family read more

  • Gerald Dillon

    DILLON Gerald 22nd Sept. Forever in our hearts. Mavis, Sharon, Paula read more

  • Jean Standing

    JEAN STANDING 22nd September 2001 In our hearts you'll always stay, loved and remembered every day Loving Husband Wallace and family Also birthday memories 15th October read more

  • Dorothy Hughes

    DOROTHY (DOTT) HUGHES Still missing you even after two years. 14th Sept 2012 Rest in peace sweetheart Love Jill read more

  • Dorothy Wadrop

    DOROTHY WADROP 23rd September 2013 Put your arms around her Lord, don't leave her on her own. For today it is her Anniversary, her first away from home. All our love Loving husband Thomas, daughters Lesley, Elaine, Donna and family x read more

  • kathleen menzies

    KATHLEEN MENZIES 18/09/2012 In life we loved you in death we do the same. You did not go alone part of us went with you the day God called you home. Our family chain is broken nothing is the same but as God calls us the chain will link again. Kevan, and all family read more

  • Dorothy & Vincent Raines

    Golden Wedding Anniversary DOROTHY & VINCENT RAINES 19th Sept 2014 Congratulations Mum & Dad on your special day All our love Carla & Carl, Lucy & David Lots of Hugs & kisses Annie, Molly & Martha xxx read more

  • Julie Chantry

    CHANTRY Peacefully in Wigan Infirmary on Monday 8th September 2014 JULIE Aged 69 years Beloved Wife of the late JACK and loving Mum to Donna, a much loved Mother in law to Kieran and beloved Sister in law to Christine, Les, Barbara and Barrie, a loving Nan to Brad and Jamie and dear Auntie to Andrew and Paul. JULIE will be sadly missed by all her family and friends and all that knew her. A funeral service will take place on Thursday 18th September 2014 at Howe Bridge Crematorium at 2.30pm. Family flowers only, donations c/o the family. All enquiries to Sankey & Monks, 01942 673171 read more

  • Sandra Evans

    EVANS On the 9th September 2014, peacefully in hospital, SANDRA aged 68 years. The loved and loving Wife of Frank, dearly loved Mum of Frank and Susan, devoted Grandma to Bethany and a much loved Sister of Harold. The funeral service and committal will take place on Monday 22nd September 2014 at Howebridge Crematorium at 2:30 pm. Family flowers only by request, all enquiries please to Abbey Funerals, 45 Mealhouse Lane, Atherton Tel: 886776. read more

  • Joe Whalley

    WHALLEY Annie and family of the late Joe, would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their cards of condolence, kind messages of sympathy and donations received in memory of a much loved Husband and Dad. Special thanks to Deacon Dennis Vint for his kind ministrations, staff at Salford Royal Renal Unit, Wigan and Leigh Hospice and Wendy from Allied Care. Thanks also to Karen and Peter from Leigh Co-operative Funeralcare for their support and dignified Funeral arrangements. read more

  • Alice Wilkinson

    ALICE WILKINSON We would like to thank relatives and friends for their cards, flowers and donations. Also to all the staff at Abbey Funeral Services. From all Alice's family read more

  • John Perry

    PERRY Wendy would like to thank Doreen and Joyce and all family and friends for their support, messages of sympathy and donations received following the loss of her beloved Husband JOHN Special thanks to Fr. Robert Dixon for his kind ministrations and to Tim and staff of Unsworth's Funeral Service for their dignified arrangements and to everyone who attended John's funeral. read more

  • Sheila Leigh

    SHEILA LEIGH 72nd Birthday 17th September To my dearest Mum, If Heaven had a window and God granted me a view, Of all the beauty it must behold I would only look for you. My arms would wrap around you Mum and I would kiss your smiling face, The bond we shared was precious which nothing can replace. Though this would be the perfect wish I know it's not to be, So dear Lord if you could please do one thing for me, Look around your garden and find the Mum I love, wish her a Happy Birthday, I only wish I could. Put your arms around her Lord, don't leave her on her own, Because today this Birthday is her first away from home. Have a Happy Birthday Mum wherever you are Missing you always From your loving Daughter Gail and Son in law Graham xx Happy Birthday to our dearest Nan, It doesn't need your special day, to bring you to our mind, For a day without a thought of you is very hard to find. Loving you always Nan Forgetting you never From devoted Grandsons Andrew, Kieran, Jordan and Connor xxxx read more

  • Alice Shepherd

    ALICE SHEPHERD Birthday memories Sept 17th The years slip by quietly, but we will never forget your special day Husband Frank Son Bill read more

  • Roy Marshall

    ROY MARSHALL Loving Birthday memories, 23rd September No longer here my life to share, but in my heart you are always there. I will always love you Roy From Your wife Doreen (D) read more

  • Janice Gilhooley

    JANICE GILHOOLEY Cherished Birthday memories 21st September of a dear Daughter. May you always walk in sunshine, God's love around you flow. For what it meant to lose you Janice, no one will ever know. Love Mum and Dad xxx read more

  • Joyce Whittle

    Birthday memories of a loving Mum JOYCE WHITTLE 22nd September No day comes or goes Mum, that I don't think of you. Today more as my Birthday card is now a Birthday prayer. For you, you're always in my heart. Love Carol and Bob read more

  • Louise Anne Ramsbottom

    RAMSBOTTOM The family of the late LOUISE ANNE would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind messages of sympathy, cards of condolence and donations received in lieu of Wigan and Leigh Hospice. Special thanks to Allan Stockley for his sincerity and support, to Bernie & staff at Wigan And Leigh Hospice and The Christie for their care shown towards Louise. Thanks also to Karen and Peter from Leigh Co-operative Funeralcare for their care and dignified funeral arrangements. read more

  • Margaret Roberts

    ROBERTS The family of the late MARGARET would like to thank all family, friends and neighbours for their generous donations, support, flowers and condolence cards at this sad time. Thanks to the Minister David Bullock for his kind ministrations also to Collins and Darwell for their wonderful and professional Order of Service. Also many thanks to staff at Sankey and Monks Funeral Services for their very professional and dignified arrangements. read more

  • Lesley Ann Hill

    HILL Passed away suddenly at home LESLEY ANN Aged 48 years. The loving and devoted Mum to Christopher and Matthew, a loving Daughter to Eric. LESLEY was a special person who will be very sadly missed. Donations to Cancer Research to be given to family. All enquiries to: The Co-operative Funeralcare, 20 Prospect Street, Tyldesley, M29 8AU, Tel: 01942 882530 A dedicated Manchester United Fan read more

  • joseph smith

    JOSEPH SMITH (JOE) 12th September Sadly passed away peacefully in hospital aged 93 years. Father of Alan, Roy, Della and John will be missed by all who knew him. For Funeral details please contact Unsworth Funeral Services Bolton Road 01942 525980 read more

  • Susan Jones

    JONES The family of the late SUSAN would like to thank all relatives, friends, neighbours and work colleagues for their kindness, cards, messages of sympathy and very generous donations for Alder Hey Childrens Hospital in memory of Susan. Special thanks to all who attended Susan's funeral service. read more

  • Magdalene Cornwall

    CORNWALL The family of the late MAGDALENE wish to thank all relatives, friends, neighbours and all at St Paul's Church for their kindness, cards and messages of sympathy and generous donations of over £650 for St Paul's Church received during their recent sad loss. Special thanks to the staff of Wigan and Leigh Hospice for their care and kindness, to Reverend Judith Cooper and Father Kevin Crinks for their kind and comforting ministrations and to Tim and staff of Unsworth's Funeral Service for their dignified funeral arrangements. read more

  • Mary Fildes

    FILDES (nee Brady) Jeff and family of the late MARY Would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kindness, cards and messages of sympathy, Mass cards and generous donations for the British Heart Foundation received during their recent sad loss. Special thanks to the Doctors and Nursing staff on the emergency recovery unit and the M.A.U. at Wigan Infirmary for all their care. Thanks also to Jackie and staff of Unsworth's Funeral Service for their dignified funeral arrangements and to all who attended Mary's Funeral Mass. read more

  • Ruth Sawer

    SAWER The family of the late RUTH wish to sincerely thank relatives and friends for their cards, donations and flowers. Thank you to the staff at Golborne House and to Ruths neighbours who were so kind to Ruth. Special thanks to Anne Jones for her kind ministrations and Sankey and Monks for their dignified services. read more

  • Nancy Lane

    NANCY LANE The family of the Late NANCY would like to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends, carers and neighbours for their kindness, cards, floral tributes and donations (for Francis House Childrens Hospice) received during their sad loss. A special thankyou to Shaw Home Carers for looking after Nancy at home for so long, also thankyou to Eldercare, Reverend Julian and Abbey Funeral Services for your caring dignified arrangements. read more

  • Dorothy Rowland

    ROWLAND (Nee COUCH) The family of the late DOROTHY would like to thank all relatives, friends & neighbours for their messages of sympathy cards flowers and donations to Wigan and Leigh Hospice and Guide Dogs for the Blind. Also thank you to Paul Dainton Funeral Services. DOROTHY will be missed by all who loved and knew her. read more

  • Susan Burns

    SUSAN BURNS 19th Sept We're sending a dove to Heaven, with a parcel on it's wings. Be careful when you open it, it is full of beautiful things. Inside are a million kisses, wrapped up in a million hugs, To say how much we miss you, and to send you all our love. We hold you close within our hearts, and there you will remain, To walk with us throughout our life, until we see you again. Happy Birthday Mum, Lots of love Nichola, Paul, Dominic, Cameron and Martin xxxxx read more

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