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CCTV images show masked man robbing bookmakers in Leigh

Machete wielding man robs Leigh bookmakers

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

Greyhound rescue centre appeals for donations for expansion

Masked thieves rob security guard as he made cash delivery in Tyldesley Poundland

Masked thieves rob security guard as he made cash delivery in Tyldesley PoundStretcher

Security guard in axe raid terror

Diaz, aged five, with volunteers Gill Rafburn in the checked apron and Anne Crompton on her left, Amber Burgess fourth from the right, and homeless service users.

Youngster make a big hearted gesture to homeless charity

CHARITY: Apply for a grant

Cash grants available for charities in Leigh

FOOTBALL: All Star Charity FC including coronation street stars Ryan Thomas and Alan Halsall, Hollyoaks soap star Ashley Taylor and former footballer Michael Grey with poorly youngster Guy Ryan.

Charity football match raised funds for poorly youngster

REMEMBERED: The fishing community held a memorial fishing match in memory of Lauren Pilkington Smith

Fishing community remember Lauren with memorial match

WINNERS: Lowton CE High headteacher Julian Pollard with winners from St Michael’s Primary

Pupils compete like Olympians for Lowton School games

GYM: Try Fitness gym has had a makeover and re-opened under the management of rugby players Mickey Higham and Paul Wood.

Leigh Centurions player Mickey Higham opens gym in Leigh

SCHOOL: Josh Alvers (left) with spade (back row: teacher Katie Thorpe, Graham Workman of WLCT, Declan Sanders from Murphy, Managing Director of WLCT Pete Burt, Senior Deputy Head of Golborne High School Mrs Alison Gormally, Stephen Harnett from Murphy and

New wetland area being created at Golborne High School

A gambling addict who killed his wife in a drunken row and dumped her body in the garden loses appeal against jail term

A gambling addict who killed his wife in a drunken row and dumped her body in the garden loses appeal against jail term

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Wigan hospital will not become super hospital but will increase service hours

GARDENING: Cllr Aldred has led a community project to improve green spaces in Atherton.

Councillor heads project to brighten up Atherton

Rose Leisure will honour all pre-booked occasions at Formby Hall

Rose Leisure will honour all pre-booked occasions at Formby Hall

FAMILY: Jim Perry, Matthew Perry, Tanya, Mayor of Wigan Borough Cllr Susan Loudon, Christopher Perry and Chris Perry

One of Leigh's longest serving foster couples retire after 37 years

Masked armed thieves jailed after Atherton bank robbery

Masked armed thieves jailed after Atherton bank robbery

CLEARED: Steven Maher has been cleared of raping two young women.

Soldier cleared of two rape charges

JAILED: Leyton Dewitt, aged 23, was jailed for for eight years four months for his part in an armed bank robbery in Atherton

Armed Artherton bank robbers jailed for more than 25 years

Labour leadership frontrunner Andy Burnham vows to take on Chancellor after 'devastating' budget for people of Leigh

Labour leadership frontrunner Andy Burnham vows to take on Chancellor after 'devastating' budget for people of Leigh

Live Wigan Council Meeting- July 15, 2015

TV show Don't Blame the Council is left off Wigan Council's meeting agenda

TV show Don't Blame the Council is left off Wigan Council's meeting agenda

Postman returns to sender after 37 years on the job

Tenant of the Year Marjorie Marsden

Marjorie is crowned tenant of the year

Police warn home owners after a spate of break ins

Police warn home owners after a spate of break ins

PROM: Ellie Burke, Katie Westhead, Hollie Sumner, Courtney Barker and Emily Welsby.

Students say glamorous goodbye to Bedford High

Tyldesley sets its sights on improvement with new schemes

Tyldesley sets its sights on improvement with new schemes

SIGNED: Abigail with Centre of Excellence boss Emma Fletcher signing her Man United contract at Old Trafford.

Football-mad youngster's dream comes true as she signs for Man United

Leadership hopeful Andy Burnham invites UKIP voters to meeting in bid to attract them to Labour

Leadership hopeful Andy Burnham invites UKIP voters to meeting in bid to attract them to Labour

Wigan and Leigh College students' union wins award for environmental innovation

DEVOLUTION: George Osborne

Devo Manc referendum campaign to hit the streets

CHALLENGE: Michael Southern, Adrian Stoneley and David Rogers took on a 1000 mile bike ride for charity.

Trio get on their bikes for charity challenge

Improvements should be made after death of 22-year-old man on a railway line, inquest hears

Leigh MP Andy Burnham makes impassioned speech in labour leader bid

Leigh MP Andy Burnham makes impassioned speech in labour leader bid

Residents' fury as developer wins permission to build 400 new homes in Leigh

Residents' fury as developer wins permission to build 400 new homes in Leigh

Leigh Centurions player opens up new gym in Leigh

Leigh Centurions player opens up new gym in Leigh

TROLLEY: Staff in Tesco Extra in Leigh contributed to Atherton and Leigh foodbank with a trolley dash.

More than three tonnes of food donated to Atherton and Leigh Foodbank

WEDDING: Bride and Groom Kelly and Mark Kelly appeared on BBC1's Don't Tell The Bride.

An 80s themed wedding for Don't Tell The Bride couple

WEDDING: Mark and Kelly Kelly on their wedding day with their daughters Leah and Beth. Picture by: CT images.

Tyldesley couple get hitched on Don't Tell The Bride

Leigh Mental Health unit named as Atherleigh Park

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