Leigh Observer

Mum’s praise for home birth

Health
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

Week in court

News
Impressions of the �10m Astley Point development

Unique scheme creates affordable new homes

News
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State pension age to rise to 68 earlier than planned

Business 4

Hopes civic hall could be saved are dashed

Environment

Public transport safety blitz is launched

News
Campaigners against the proposed expansion of HMP Hindley, creating a mega-prison, protest outside Wigan Town Hall

Mega-prison campaigners hold protest outside planning meeting

News
The knife haul found at an address in Westleigh

Astonishing weapons haul found during drugs raid

Crime 1
Jamie Acton

Acton’s apology after ban extended

Sport
Jamie Acton

Acton ban extended

Sport
Paul Cook chats with Jurgen Klopp during Friday's game

A magnificent seven reasons for Cook to be chuffed

Football

Beaumont fined for ‘joke shop’ comment

Sport

14 brilliant moments from Wimbledon over 90 years

Offbeat

Andy Murray and Johanna Konta aiming to prove fitness as Wimbledon begins

Sport

NRL ace Mortimer swaps Sharks for Leigh

Sport
Travel, trivia and walks on the wild side

Book reviews: Travel, trivia and walks on the wild side

Arts
The Fourth Monkey by J. D. Barker

Book review: The Fourth Monkey by J. D. Barker

Arts
An almond for a parrot

Book review: An Almond for a Parrot by Wray Delaney

Arts
Imago Wigan Artists (top - Jess Rotherham, Paul Scott Bullen, Elizabeth Skull, Helen Mather - bottom - Louise Robson, Anna FC Smith, Kate Bufton, Amy Burdon

Artists take up residence to work with community

News
The beautiful Grange Manor

Travel review: Falkirk and Grangemouth, Scotland

Lifestyle