Wigan Today

Tributes paid after death of popular Wiganer whose rare medical condition ‘turned him to stone’

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Britannia Hotel, Almond Brook Road, Standish

Wigan hotel is removed from asylum list

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Danielle Birchmore

Inquest opens into Danielle Birchmore’s death

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New council bid to get tough with travellers

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More Wiganers in work over Christmas

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Week In Court

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Man in court after burglary

Crime
Yorkshire Bank in Leigh is going to close. Pic: Google Street View

Hundreds of jobs at risk as bank closes branches

Business
Ambulances queuing outside Royal Preston Hospital. A queue of nine ambulances was spotted on Boxing Day, and paramedics reported a wait of up to 90 minutes to hand over patients

Ambulance service order to improve by inspectors

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Micky McIlorum in the 2015 Grand Final

Talking RL: Why stats don’t do justice to McIlorum’s impact

Opinion
Callum Connolly celebrates against Burton

Talking football: What a difference a fortnight makes!

Latics

Alex sees an end to injury hell

Latics

Caldwell: There was no open chequebook at Latics

Latics
Tom Hardy as James Delaney in Taboo

RL star’s TV acting debut in Hardy hit

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How Not to Fall in Love, Actually by Catherine Bennetto

Book review: How Not to Fall in Love, Actually by Catherine Bennetto

Arts
Sirens by Joseph Knox

Book review: Sirens by Joseph Knox

Arts
What do new tax changes mean for you?

DVLA car tax changes: Find out how much you will pay from April

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Driving test: Picture posed by models

Figures show 40 learners are caught using driving test impersonators each year

Offbeat 1
Sir Ian McKellen

Sir Ian’s pride at his family roots

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