Leigh Observer

James and Tonianne Hewitt with their new daughter

Borough's own prince and princesses share birthday with royal baby

News
Holly the West Highland terrier -  who belonged to former magistrate Gail Bradshaw and her daughter Nicola - developed a severe skin condition

Animal cruelty toll still second worst in the UK

News
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'Am I Stoned' app to highlight effects of cannabis

Health

Fun in the sun at charity car wash

News

Borough midwives promote alternative delivery

News

Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

Crime
Lola the Chihuahua and Luna the French Bulldog were stolen last week

Dog theft rates ‘through the roof’ campaigner says

Crime

Have you seen missing man William Hope?

Crime

Sheffield Wednesday: The Owls position’s strength in depth that allows Jos Luhukay to keep the faith

Football
The Challenge Cup

Leigh to face Salford in Challenge Cup

Sport
The action at the Commonwealth Games gets underway in the early hours of Thursday morning UK time.

When are Lancashire's athletes in action for Team England at the Commonwealth Games?

Sport

Opening-day Sheffield Wednesday win laid foundations for PNE’s season

Football

Beaumont: I take responsibility for Leigh’s position

Sport

Centurions slide as Baptiste goes home

Sport

Higham resumes playing career

Sport

Wigan Athletic ace looking for Perks!

Football
The Memory Shop by Ella Griffin

Book review: The Memory Shop by Ella Griffin

Arts
What a Wonderful Word by Nicola Edwards and Luisa Uribe

Book reviews: Wizard words, wartime adventure and a moon rabbit

Arts
Firefighters from Atherton Community Fire Station along with colleagues at Hindley station

Fun in the sun at charity car wash

News
Vianden Castle in the Ardennes region of Luxembourg

Travel: Rich history of nation the size of Lancashire

Lifestyle
This photograph illustrates the popularity of table tennis in 1948

Sport gave post-war life in Leigh a much-needed boost

Lifestyle