PEOPLE are being warned to become more savvy when it comes to scams.
LEIGH MP Andy Burnham visited a health truck touring the borough to raise awareness of healthy lifestyles in order to prevent strokes.
A GOVERNMENT U-turn on introducing plain cigarette packaging has been slammed by Wigan Council.
A PIONEERING project to provide after-school activities to hundreds of young people has been recognised with a major award.
HIGH speed rail station plans has received a cautious welcome from neighbouring borough residents.
Leigh Centurions head to Featherstone Rovers in the Northern Rail Cup this Sunday, with coach Paul Rowley set to field his strongest side of the season.
Astley & Tyldesley hosted Round 2 of the Northern Fours League and Junior League series at a cold, wet and windy Gin Pit on Sunday.
Bolton/Bury JFL Section C: Boothstown Sharks U9 4 Leigh Genesis U9 Evolution 0; Wigan YFL Division South: EFC Blues U9 6 Leigh Genesis U9 Force 0; Wigan YFL Division South: Leigh Genesis U9 Force 1 EFC Blues U9 7.
LEIGH HARRIERS won six county titles at a rain- swept Longford Park over the weekend competing in The Greater Manchester Track and Field Championships.
THE RFL have released plans for a restructuring of the game from 2014 onwards with four options being on the table, three of which will reintroduce promotion and relegation.
Leigh Centurions kick off their 2013 Northern Rail Cup campaign this weekend as they take on last year’s beaten finalists Featherstone Rovers at the Big Fellas Stadium.
When Tanya Byrne’s debut novel Heart-Shaped Bruise was published last year, it didn’t so much break onto the scene as explode in a myriad of starry-eyed reviews.
NISSAN is a very smart company. It has attracted all the headlines with its LEAF electric car but it also realises that the LEAF isn’t going to be for the everyday budget motorist or those who are a bit intimidated by the prospect of such overt tech.
Elizabeth Loupas isn’t the first writer to be inspired by the marital mysteries surrounding the shadowy 16th century Duke of Ferrara... English poet Robert Browning got there first.
Bangalore... southern India’s entrepreneurial boom city where tradition and technology, ancient cultures and industrial conglomerates, urban grime and suburban grace rub along together amidst a teeming mass of humanity.
The renowned Chief Inspector Van Veeteren might now be retired and ensconced in an antiquarian bookshop but his voice still speaks loud to his young protégé Ewa Moreno as she is drawn into a disturbing case...
Anyone who says love and politics don’t mix should pick up a copy of Midnight in St Petersburg, Vanora Bennett’s classy new novel.
A FORMER soldier has excelled at his new profession coming top in a prestigious nationwide competition.
WIGAN women with an interest in golf are invited to an open day at Westhoughton Golf Club.
Golborne-based friendship group, The Ladies Who Lunch, this week visited the Merseyside Fire and Rescue museum, followed by a fire fighting display and a luncheon at the service’s Training and Development Academy in Croxteth.
A POLICEMAN has been given a prestigious award for his work helping children on some of Wigan borough’s poorest housing estates.
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Weather for Leigh
Saturday 18 May 2013
Temperature: 5 C to 11 C
Wind Speed: 16 mph
Wind direction: West
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Wind Speed: 12 mph
Wind direction: North west