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  • Posted almost 2 years ago.
    2nd Leigh Film Festival The Leigh Film Festival returns in 2015 bigger and better. The only Film Festival outside of Liverpool and Manchester in the North West In our second year we have had over 2400 short film...
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  • Posted almost 2 years ago.
    Football fans up and down the country got to see their heroes playing in their new replica kits as the new Premier League season kicked off last weekend. However, it is not just Manchester United and Arsenal who are w...
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  • Posted over 2 years ago.
    A teenage girl was sexually assaulted outside a nightclub in Atherton. It happened at about 3am outside The Atherton Liberal Club on Flapper Fold Lane, Atherton, on Saturday 10 January 2015. The 19-year-old girl h...
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  • Posted over 2 years ago.
    A pensioner was knocked to the ground by a robber who snatched her handbag in Leigh. At about 4.30pm on Friday 12 December 2014, the 73-year-old victim was walking along Holden Road, Leigh, when the offender approac...
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  • Posted over 2 years ago.
    Police are growing increasingly concerned of the whereabouts of a missing man from Hindley. 63-year-old Peter Mayor was reported missing yesterday, Thursday 6 November 2014, after he did not come home from Wigan. P...
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  • Posted almost 3 years ago.
    I’m one of the new owners of Atherton Indoor Range (A.I.R), an indoor airgun range based in Victoria Mill, an activities centre in Atherton. I’m raising awareness about our range and the changes being made since its o...
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  • Posted almost 3 years ago.
    At 3pm on Wednesday 2 July 2014, police found the body of a man in a secluded area of shrub land just behind the golf course at Pennington Flash. The man has now been identified as Robert Paxton, who was reported mis...
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  • Posted almost 3 years ago.
    At 3pm on Wednesday 2 July 2014, police found the body of a man in a secluded area of shrub land just behind the golf course at Pennington Flash. There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding ...
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  • Posted about 3 years ago.
    Police are linking two bag snatches in Leigh. At 9.10am on Thursday 5 June 2014, a 19-year-old woman was waiting for a bus on Kirkhall Lane when a man, riding a bike, approached her from behind. He tried to grab her...
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  • Posted about 3 years ago.
    A man is wanted on recall to prison. Paul Haycock (02/09/1988) is wanted after breaching a restraining order in May 2014. Haycock has links to the Wigan, Atherton and Leigh areas. Anyone with information should ...
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  • Posted over 3 years ago.
    A man has sentenced for defrauding people out of over £150,000.00 Simon Hayes (18/06/1965) of Henrietta Street, Leigh pleaded guilty of fraud at Liverpool Crown Court on 13 February 2014. He was jailed for three ye...
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  • Posted over 3 years ago.
    A man is wanted for breaching the conditions of a suspended sentence. Sean Rouse (29/08/1991) failed to appear at court having breached the conditions of his suspended sentence. Rouse has links to Eccles and Leigh....
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  • Posted over 3 years ago.
    A woman was sexually assaulted as she walked home in Tyldesley. It happened between 6pm and 6.20pm on Wednesday 29 January 2014 when a 27-year-old woman was outside a block of flats just off Common Lane. She notice...
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  • Posted over 3 years ago.
    Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a man wanted on recall to prison. Stefan Cunliffe (27/04/94) was released from prison on licence in December 2013 after being jailed for theft He has since breac...
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  • Posted over 3 years ago.
    A man was assaulted as he left a pub in Leigh. The 47-year-old left the Ale House pub on Henrietta Street at around 11pm on Saturday 11 January 2014 before he was attacked. He was taken to hospital and suffered in...
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  • Posted over 3 years ago.
    Police are appealing for the public's help in tracing the next of kin of a Wigan man. Steven Bennett (21/07/1953) was found at his home address on Heather Grove, Leigh on 16 January 2014. There are no suspiciou...
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  • Posted over 3 years ago.
    Police want to hear from anyone who witnessed a collision on the East Lancs Road this morning. It happened at about 2.40am on Saturday, 21 December 2013, when a 20-year-old pedestrian was struck by a Mercedes E320 tr...
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  • Posted over 3 years ago.
    Police are appealing for the public's help to trace the next of kin of an Atherton man. Dennis Jones, aged 58, of Tarleton Avenue, Atherton, died on 2 December 2013. There are no suspicious circumstances surro...
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  • Posted over 3 years ago.
    A woman was left heartbroken after pictures of family members, who recently died, were stolen during a burglary. At around 1.40am on Tuesday 12 November 2013, two men broke into a home on Little Pasture, Leigh and wa...
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  • Posted over 3 years ago.
    A man was shot in the eye in Leigh. Just after 3pm on Friday 6 December 2013, a 28-year-old man was in his Westbourne Avenue home when he heard his dog barking. He went to the front door and looked through the spy...
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  • Posted over 3 years ago.
    A valuable drug used to treat arthritis was stolen during a burglary at a house in Golborne. The break-in took place at the house on Pendle Road in the early hours of Wednesday 6 November 2013. The offenders got in...
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  • Posted over 3 years ago.
    A man from Wigan is wanted on recall to prison. Robert Harrison-Wood (born 13/10/1991) was recalled to prison in October 2013 after breaching the terms of his licence. Harrison-Woods is known to have links to the B...
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  • Posted almost 4 years ago.
    Jailed: L to R Stephen Grimshaw, Christopher Molyneux and Mark Wohler Three men have been sentenced for a catalogue of robbery offences and burglaries across Wigan and Cheshire. Christopher Molyneux (born 28/09/86)...
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  • Posted almost 4 years ago.
    Police are hunting a Wigan man who is wanted in connection with an assault and also a breach of his licence conditions. Officers want to speak to Dean McDonough, 23, in connection with the assault of a 20-year-old wo...
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  • Posted almost 4 years ago.
    Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace the next of a kin of a Wigan man. 61-year-old Christopher White died at his home in Worsley Hall on Monday 19 August 2013. There are no suspicious circumstances su...
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  • Posted almost 4 years ago.
    Police have issued the image of a man wanted on recall to prison. Lee Harper (26/05/1981) is wanted for breaching his licence conditions after serving time in prison for robbery offences. Harper has known links in...
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  • Posted almost 4 years ago.
    Police have released the image of a man wanted in connection with an assault in Wigan. Daniel Rigby (01/08/1987) is wanted after a woman was punched on West Street, Higher Ince on 13 July 2013. Rigby has known link...
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  • Posted almost 4 years ago.
    Police are hunting a Wigan man who is wanted on recall to prison. Update 23/08/13: Found Damien Rigby (born 30/05/1986), who has connections to the Hindley area, is wanted on recall to prison having breached the t...
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  • Posted almost 4 years ago.
    Visitors from the Belong village were in for a treat when Year 10 students from Fred Longworth High School invited them round for a fine dining experience. The students, who have been practising their cookery skills ...
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  • Posted almost 4 years ago.
    A man suffered a puncture wound to his stomach after he was attacked in Leigh. The unprovoked attack happened as the victim, 21, and his friend were walking down the canal path from Diamond Street in Leigh at about 2...
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