• Man jailed for manslaughter

    TWO brothers accused of murdering a 17-year-old boy, who drowned in an isolated fishing pond in Hindley were both cleared this afternoon. One of them, Drew McGrail, was however convicted of manslaughter by a majority of 11 - 1 and jailed for seven years

  • Cot death charity night

    A CHARITY night in aid of the CONI scheme (Care of the Next Infant) and FSID (Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths) is being held on Friday, May 27 at Eastleigh Labour Club, Butts Street, off Warrington Road from 7.30pm. Admission is £5 and

  • Man denies sex offences

    A LEIGH man denied a string of sex offences when he appeared on Monday at Liverpool Crown Court. Carl West, of South Avenue, pleaded not guilty to raping a 22-year-old woman, attempting to rape another woman aged 30, and sexual activity with a 15-year-old