Leigh Observer

Bogus taxi driver is jailed after raping teenager

News
Did your child get into their first-choice school?

Parents struggle to secure top school choice

Education
Maxilead Metals' site at the Parr Bridge Works in Tyldesley

Waste firm hopes for double planning success

Environment
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Structural work begins at sports centre

News

Turnpike House to turn over a new leaf?

News

Academy will turn things around

News

Leigh town centre set for new community hub

News
Hoax callers have been criticised by firefighters

Hoax 999 call about a 'hurt child' angers firefighters

Crime
Jo Platt

MP blasts troll for web attack on Wigan Council chief exec

Politics
Tommy Grainey

Tributes to ex-Leigh ace Grainey

Sport
Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham

Burnham’s ‘honour’ at RFL role

Sport
Kurth Baptiste

Centurions sign Baptiste

Sport
Gareth Widdop in action during the World Cup Final. NRL Photos

Widdop: Australia were just too good

Sport

Australia 6 England 0

Sport

Widdop relieved after Tonga scare

Sport

Tonga 18 England 20

Sport

Hansen agrees new deal

Sport
The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Book review: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Arts
A Good Heart is Hard to Find by Trisha Ashley

Book review: A Good Heart is Hard to Find by Trisha Ashley

Arts
Wed Wabbit by Lissa Evans

Book reviews: A dictator rabbit, a naughty schoolboy and a hungry pigeon

Arts
Calm the nerves with a pre-flight pint?

That pre-flight pint at the airport might be a thing of the past

Transport
1st Lancashire Fusiliers waiting in sunken road in middle of no man's land for July 1, 1916 attack at the Somme

Horrors of Lancashire officer at the Somme

Lifestyle