Leigh Observer

Police issue appeal for 'threats to kill' man

Crime
Charlie Alliston crashed into 44-year-old Kim Briggs as she crossed Old Street, east London, in February last year

Cyclist convicted of 'furious driving' over pedestrian's death

Crime

Library hit by vandal plague

News
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Police bosses should be able to fire officers with inadequate IT skills

Business

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat

24% of parents have moved home to be in school catchment area

Education

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

Offbeat
Picture posed by model

Child neglect cases probed by the dozen

News
One study found the average skin cancer risk from sunbeds can be more than double that of spending the same length of time in the Mediterranean midday summer sun.

Sunbeds turn one in five into ‘tanning addicts’

Health

BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

Sport
Keiron Cunningham

Ex-Saints boss Cunningham takes on new role at Centurions

Sport
Kaiyne Woolery

Kaiyne is able to join Swindon

Football
Neil Jukes will have a near full-strength squad to choose from when Leigh face Featherstone

Jukes’ warning to Centurions troops

Sport

Neymar who? Sir Stanley Matthews' first contract where he was paid £5 per week to be auctioned

News

Centurions’ Qualifiers fixtures confirmed

Sport

Beaumont’s backing for coach Jukes

Sport

Acton’s apology after ban extended

Sport
Kingmaker: Kingdom Come by Toby Clements

Book review: Kingmaker: Kingdom Come by Toby Clements

Arts
Emma Stone and Mark Wahlberg

Top 10 actors earn nearly three times as much as female counterparts

Arts
Sir Bruce died at the age of 89 on Friday

Strictly Come Dancing bosses confirm Sir Bruce Forsyth tribute

Arts
The new set of stamps featuring some of the most iconic and much-loved British toys

Action Man and Sindy to feature in Royal Mail's latest stamp series

Lifestyle
KFC's Chicken AM

Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

Whats on
Is your child on a 'clean eating' diet?

How ‘clean eating’ can damage children’s health

Health