Leigh Observer

30-year labour of love keeps John on the right track

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Elaine and Denis Thwaites Picture: PA

Tunisian police delayed arrival on scene of beach massacre, inquest is told

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Wigan Town Hall

Consultation on STI funding

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Sign up for new campaign ‘One Year No Beer’ and get healthy

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MP joins war on obesity

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Bullying businesses are wrecking lives

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Winter refuge helping the homeless reopens

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Pennington Flash

Swan saved from tree in dramatic rescue

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Couples urged to consider fostering

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Australian star Glenn Stewart and local lad Adam Higson are gearing up for Leighs return to Super League. They will face champions Wigan in a friendly this month, ahead of their two regular season derbies

Five hopes for a Super year

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James Clare

Clare will be a big hit

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Police and ambulance services are currently attending athree-car accident on the M6 Northbound.

UPDATE: All lanes now re-opened after three-car smash on M6

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Great Britain's Sir Bradley Wiggins

Sir Bradley Wiggins announces retirement from professional cycling

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Former footballer Paul Gascoigne taken to hospital after 'fight' at hotel

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Aussie star Stewart finds a home from home

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Harry is rugby league’s new royal patron

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FA receives larger FIFA fine for poppy display than other countries do for 'homophobic chanting'

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Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

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Casey Affleck as Lee Chandler

Film review: Manchester By The Sea

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Ryan Gosling as Sebastian Wilder and Emma Stone as Mia Dolan

Film review: La La Land

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Nintendo Switch games revealed as launch looms

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A typical coal-fired frying range

Smell of chips in vinegar-soaked newspaper

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