Thursday Mar 13
'I couldn't sleep for worrying' says victim of Leigh conman
A VICTIM of a prolific conman jailed for defrauding vulnerable people out of more than A 150,000 says he will never get over his ordeal.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Leigh man's six-year jail term for raping woman upheld by appeal court
A LEIGH man, jailed for raping a woman while she lay asleep on a sofa, can have no complaint about his conviction, judges have ruled.
Temporary Hough Lane closure for gas mains work
VITAL work on the guided busway, which will provide a reliable, high-frequency bus service connecting Leigh, Tyldesley, Atherton and Salford with Manchester city centre, will result in a temporary road closure.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Leigh reiki centre to hold coffee afternoon for Thomas
Homemade cakes and jacket potatoes will be available on Saturday as will therapeutic treatments, such as reflexology and card readings, at Feathers from Heaven on Westleigh Lane between 11am and 4pm.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Leigh conman jailed for defrauding people out of 150,000
A CONMAN from Leigh has been jailed after he defrauded people out of more than A 150,000 over a 12-year period.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Tyldesley woman denies GBH charge against pensioner in Leigh club
A PENSIONER was pushed downstairs by another woman in a social club causing her to break her shoulder and wrist, a court has heard.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
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Fury as vandals strike again at Leigh Glass
Frank Jamieson, from Leigh Glass in Wigan Road, Leigh, said telephone lines were cut and paving stones ripped up in the space of a few days.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Musical night planned to spread the word of Leigh recording studio project
A TEENAGER who dreams of opening a community recording studio in Leigh has organised a concert to showcase local talent.
Leigh folk artist sets sail for year of appearances
Folk artist Bram Taylor will perform at the Music Village in Brussels this June with Netherlands-based duo Elly Beurskens and Bruno van Hoek, at a fundraiser concert for The Alzheimer Research Institute.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Paving stones ripped up as Leigh anti-social behaviour problem continues
A LEIGH director is 'fed up' that little is being done to tackle the anti-social behaviour which has besieged his company.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Have your say on dementia services
A CLASSIC cinema club, memory boxes, role play workshops and songs of yesteryear are just some of the ideas being pitched for funding at the Dementia Friendly Leigh Dragons' Den event this week.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
180 years after slavery Britain must pay
From his bungalow on the side of a hill in western Jamaica, Willie Thompson surveys the same lush valley that one of his great-great-grandmothers was forced to harvest for sugar cane more than 180 years ago.