Lifestyle
  When Leigh shivered in the grip of a three-month snowstorm
  When Leigh shivered in the grip of a three-month snowstorm  

Local historian Alf Ridyard in his weekly column Tash Tales takes a look back a time when winters really were winter!

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That pre-flight pint at the airport might be a thing of the past
That pre-flight pint at the airport might be a thing of the past
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Leigh heroes from the Great War
Leigh heroes from the Great War
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Horrors of Lancashire officer at the Somme
Horrors of Lancashire officer at the Somme
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Hunt is on as Cadbury hatches secret white chocolate Creme Egg
Hunt is on as Cadbury hatches secret white chocolate Creme Egg
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News
  Leigh church film night of women’s campaigns
  Leigh church film night of women’s campaigns  

Women’s rights will take centre stage at a community film event celebrating an important centenary and highlighting a modern campaign.

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Flasher exposes himself to girl on her way to school
Flasher exposes himself to girl on her way to school
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On your marks for next Leigh 10k
On your marks for next Leigh 10k
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Planners allow homes to be built on green belt land
Planners allow homes to be built on green belt land
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Unaccompanied teens hit by McDonald's evening ban
Unaccompanied teens hit by McDonald's evening ban
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Sport
  Lancashire announce Australian Joe Mennie as 2018 overseas player
  Lancashire announce Australian Joe Mennie as 2018 overseas player  

Lancashire have signed Australian bowler Joe Mennie as their overseas player for 2018.

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Tributes to ex-Leigh ace Grainey
Tributes to ex-Leigh ace Grainey
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Burnham’s ‘honour’ at RFL role
Burnham’s ‘honour’ at RFL role
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Centurions sign Baptiste
Centurions sign Baptiste
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Widdop: Australia were just too good
Widdop: Australia were just too good
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What's On
  How Ian Beesley used one of the world’s biggest cameras to take intimate portraits of former miners
  How Ian Beesley used one of the world’s biggest cameras to take intimate portraits of former miners  

It was while rooting around a storage room that Ian Beesley stumbled across the inspiration for his latest project – a giant camera, 8ft long and 5ft high, one that takes four people to move and which was built to use film that isn’t made anymore.

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Millionaire Ex-Wives Club - A measure of sympathy for the devil?
Millionaire Ex-Wives Club - A measure of sympathy for the devil?
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Book review: Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin (The Early Years 1926-1966) by Kenneth Womack
Book review: Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin (The Early Years 1926-1966) by Kenneth Womack
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Book review: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
Book review: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
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Book review: A Good Heart is Hard to Find by Trisha Ashley
Book review: A Good Heart is Hard to Find by Trisha Ashley
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