Leigh Observer

Lancashire's railways through the lens

Transport
Travellers on the car park at Howe Bridge Crematorium, who prompted outrage from residents

MP: Travellers review ‘is urgently required’

Environment
former police officer Jayson Lobo

Former Lancashire policeman jailed for secretly filming sex encounters with seven women

Crime
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Could your finances withstand rising mortgage rates?

Business

Ask an expert: Why has my husband been so bad tempered and stressed since our baby was born?

Health

Driver ‘rammed police car’ at takeaway

Crime

Some of largest mobile phone providers 'routinely overcharging loyal customers'

Business
The cost of childcare for young children has increased up to seven times faster than wages

Wages not keeping pace with 'spiralling' cost of childcare

Business
The money is designated as a cost recovery fee to reimburse police forces

Money collected by police from speeding drivers on courses rises by nearly a third

Transport

Sir Bobby Charlton, one of football's great champions

Sport
The cancellations are in addition to the train strikes which has seen a significant amount of trains taken out of service today.

Some trains cancelled from Wigan to Manchester due to flooding

Transport
Ben Crooks

Leigh hand permanent deal to Crooks

Sport
Danny Tickle is dejected

Jukes: People lose jobs and it’s sickening

Sport

Grand Final to remain at Old Trafford

Sport

Jukes job safe at Centurions

Sport

Jukes: We’ve got momentum ahead of Million Pound Game

Sport

Former England skipper Rio Ferdinand to step into the ring

Sport
The girls - and nuns - of Bad Habits, Holy Orders

Bad Habits, Holy Orders - party girls turn to God in an unexpected delight

Arts
Bruno Tonioli has a "busy work schedule"

Bruno Tonioli to miss Strictly Come Dancing this weekend

Arts
Hotpot is being overlooked in favour of pizza and curry

British meals could soon be consigned to the history books

Whats on
Cocoon Travel Blanket

Gear review: First Ascent travel aids

Lifestyle
Hotpot is being overlooked in favour of pizza and curry

British meals could soon be consigned to the history books

Whats on
Quality Street first hit the shelves in 1936

Sweet news for Quality Street fans as Toffee Deluxe returns for Christmas

Whats on