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FUTURE: Formby Hall

Council refuses motion to put Formby Hall on meeting agenda as Coronation Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh backs petition

Leigh beauty prepares for the catwalk in final of Miss Wigan contest

Andy Burnham MP

Andy Burnham still confident he can win Labour leadership battle

Fire breaks out after man falls asleep watching television  while cooking eggs

Fire breaks out after man falls asleep watching television while cooking eggs

DIRECTOR: Nicola Reynolds

St Joseph's Players present a real page turner for its season opener

CRASH: The scene of the incident in Wigan Road, Leigh

PICTURED: Driver walks away without serious injury after car crashes into house

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Louise with her daughter Amelia in happier times before she was struck down with Addison's disease

Young mum needs heart transplant after mis-diagnosis

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how the King street entrance might look

Work sails ahead on new canal project

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DIRECTOR: Nicola Reynolds

St Joseph's Players staging page turner for season opener

APPEAL: Teenager beaten up outside Leigh nightclub

Teenager beaten up outside Leigh nightclub

EVENT: Former rugby player Allan Jones will be the guest speaker

Invitation to meet ex-rugby player at event in Leigh

From left, Simon Byrom, manager of Howe Bridge Leisure Centre; Cllr Susan Loudon, Mayor of Wigan Borough; Julie Wright of ISG; Barrie Sant, ISG contracts manager; Alex Mastroddi, ISG site manager, and David Lea, WLCT Trustee

New fitness suite unveiled as part of leisure centre's £2.9 million revamp

TRIBUTES: Dale Joint

Tributes to father-of-one from Leigh who died while on his stag party

Atherton Community School comes under fire from parents after children fail at AS level despite being told they were on target for As and Bs

Atherton Community School comes under fire from parents after children fail at AS level despite being told they were on target for As and Bs

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SUPPORT: Guide dog

Enjoy a fun day out at Guide Dog charity event

Vicar hopes community can look to the future after church closes

Vicar hopes community can look to the future after church closes

How the new hospital will look

Help name new wards at Leigh hospital

Carol Knowles and Anthony Waite, members of Atherton Residents Association, collecting signatures from shoppers on Saturday

More than 1,000 people sign petition to keep Formby Hall for the community

Grave stone memorial items were left in bin bags after Howe Bridge crematorium staff did a "tidy up" of the site

Crematorium dumps memorial items in bin bags

One of Turnpike Community Theatre's recent productions

Turnpike Community Theatre is on the move to new home

TRIBUTES: Dale Joint

UPDATED: Groom-to-be from Leigh who died after being pulled out of Liverpool dock on his stag do named

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BATTLE: Jeremy Corbyn

Leigh Tories want Jeremy Corbyn for Labour leader

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Tributes our in for Ian Lane Smith

Tributes pour in for devoted sports fanatic Ian Lane Smith

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Salthouse Dock in Liverpool. Picture: Google Maps

Groom-to-be from Leigh dies after being pulled from a Liverpool dock while celebrating his stag do

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BIG DAY: Colin Langdon and Denise Hughes

Train-loving Leigh couple first to be married at transport museum

HEALTH: Zumba will be one of the activities on offer

Residents in Leigh invited to get fit and learn how to save lives

PUPILS: Zaq Atkins, Ryan Warren, Yasmin Jackson, Kammalah Bramhall, Hannah Eckersley and Chloe Williams

Golborne High School celebrates improved results on GCSE day

Liam Birkbeck from Westleigh High School achieved 10 A* to C grades at Westleigh High School,on GCSE results day

Students secure top grades at Westleigh High School

Craig and Jason Rose achieved the first and second highest grades in the year at Bedford High School

Bedford High School achievers look to future career paths

High flyers Katie Etherington, aged 16 and Lucy Betts, aged 16 got a clean sweep of A* grades in their GCSE's

Students are in the A team at Fred Longworth

Head girl and head boy Durri Ali and Jake Taylor are both hoping to become doctors with their top A grade results

St Mary's achievers top the scale with A* results

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BIG DAY: Pupils at Westleigh High School including Rebecca Williams (middle of front row)

GCSE results day in Leigh

Twins Liam and Olivia celebrated their A* and A exams results at GCSE

Students are in the A team at Fred Longworth

Lee Darbyshire received six A* and two A's and is going on to study at Winstanley College.

Fred Longworth celebrate another set of high flying exam results

AFFAIRS: Website homepage of Ashley Madison

Leigh cheaters beware: Ashley Madison dating website hackers 'post customer details online'

GUILTY: Frank Baldwick outside Bolton Crown Court

GUILTY: Former priest who abused a boy in vicarages in Atherton and Bolton

Charlotte Rowe, from Leigh is in the final of Miss Wigan

Miss Wigan finalist wants to 'put Leigh on the map'

Rev. Frank Baldwick, June 1965

Former vicar and naturist, 91, denies indecently assaulting young boy

SAVIOUR: iPhone

WEIRD WORLD NEWS: How the iPhone's Siri voice assistant saved a teenager's life

POW survivor Tom Boardman

Tom's special VJ Day commemoration

BACKING: The Leigh MP has received the support of Bolton MPs Yasmin Qureshi and David Crausby

Burnham says he can lead Labour to power — but will work with rival Corbyn

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The 'sex' banknote

WEIRD WORLD: 'Sex' banknote and other stories

Emma McMullen with children Heidi-Kate, Tia-Jayne and Gracie

Grateful mum raising money for hospital where she gave birth to three premature babies

CAMPAIGN: Leigh MP Andy Burnham

Andy Burnham on the Labour leadership campaign trail

Donation for childhood bereavement charity

Yobs pelt stones at firefighters

Yobs pelt stones at firefighters

New mum sails through A levels in Atherton Community School Sixth Form

New mum sails through A levels in Atherton Community School Sixth Form

PLANS: The disused office space on the ground floor of the mill

Plan to transform dusty old office in former mill into restaurant and bar

From left, Tony Hogan, Cllr Mark Aldred, Terry Daly,  Cllr Susan Loudon; Pat Daly; Karen Aldred, Andy Miller, Ian Roberts, and Keith Sumner

£380,000 all-weather pitch ready for action

HONOUR: Special award winners Daniel Jackson, Miroslav Gorol and Rebeka Zommere

School honours its star students

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