Leigh Observer

School building evacuated due to chemical incident

News
Hosepipe bans are due to come into force

Water bosses defend action on leaks as hosepipe ban looms

Environment
It is a criminal offence to offer or allow a person under the age of 18 to use a sunbed

Council issues under-age alert for tan salons

News
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Guinea pig cruelty increases

News

Jealous partner jailed for 13 years for Christmas Day stabbing.

Crime

Cash-strapped students could receive £50 TV Licence refund

Business

End of NHS strike is hailed but questions remain over details

Health
Unison general secretary Dave Prentis and MPs with strikers

Bitter wrangles and strikes in health issue which lasted months

Health
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"It's important we remember Viola Beach" says borough band

News
Harry Kane won it for England with an injury-time header

WATCH: Best celebrations of England's World Cup win

Football
Jordan Baldwinson at full-time at Bloomfield Road as Leigh Centurions suffered a last-gasp defeat to Toronto Wolfpack last weekend, ending an 11-game winning streak. Photo: Paul McCarthy

Centurions boss Purtill happy to go into Cup test as underdogs

Sport
Macron Stadium

Challenge Cup semi-final double header announced

Sport
Leigh in action against Toronto. Photo: Paul McCarthy

RFL to investigate alleged incidents between Leigh Centurions and Toronto Wolfpack

Sport

Kieron Purtill appointed Leigh Centurions coach

Sport

Leigh to face Salford in Challenge Cup

Sport

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
Book review: Boredom-busting books for the long summer holidays

Book review: Boredom-busting books for the long summer holidays

News

New BBC TV show shines the spotlight on the Lake District, one of the jewels of the north west

Arts
Book review: In The Dark by Cara Hunter

Book review: In The Dark by Cara Hunter

News

New BBC TV show shines the spotlight on the Lake District, one of the jewels of the north west

Arts
Haighton Manor

Restaurant review: To the manor born for a juicy steak at Brunning and Price's Haighton Manor, Lancashire

Whats on

In pictures - The retro summer treats we used to love

Lifestyle