We can get out of this - Joyce

Warren Joyce insists Wigan Athletic have it in them to get out of trouble at the wrong end of the Championship.

Bus damaged when stones were thrown at it on Nel Pan Lane, Westleigh

Fury at bus stoning attacks

Transport bosses have hit out at yobs who smashed the windows of four buses.

Believe I'm Only Human - Howe Bridge Sports Centre

Disability heroes open hearts about prejudice

Two inspirational people with disabilities have spoken out to break down barriers and encourage tolerance as part of a powerful campaign.

Fire service

Cars and garage destroyed by blaze

Two cars and a garage were completely burnt out following a severe fire.

McClaren - Win was no Ram raid

McClaren - Win was no Ram raid

Steve McClaren admitted Derby County had to ‘grind out’ a hard-fought 1-0 victory at Wigan Athletic.

Warren Joyce

‘Poor, cheap’ goal did for us - Joyce

Warren Joyce could not hide his disappointment after a ‘poor, cheap goal’ proved to be the only difference between Wigan Athletic and promotion-chasing Derby County.

Max Power

Wigan Athletic 0 Derby 1

Wigan Athletic drew a blank for the fourth home game in a row as they crashed to a 1-0 defeat to in-form Derby.

Waterfields Bakery

Family firm axes 11 of its baker’s shops

One of Wigan borough’s oldest businesses is set to close a quarter of its branches, putting jobs at risk in its stores and factory.

The New Fleece Hotel, Warrington Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield

Rock pub’s licence revoked by council

A badly-run rock pub which subjected town centre residents to months of late-night misery has had its licence revoked by a council committee.

Police at the scene of a landslide at Wigan North Western train station, as a wall of a disused subway collapsed.

Work begins to repair wall

Work to repair a wall that collapsed outside Wigan North Western station may take several weeks to complete.

Lisa Nandy and Yvonne Forvargue address a packed meeting about The Bell under threat from developers

Angry locals seek to block plan to plunder green belt

A church was filled to overflowing as hundreds of residents voiced their angry protest over development plans for their precious open spaces.

Fire service

Man rescued from smoke-logged flats

A man had to be rescued from a heavily smoke-logged block of flats after a bin caught fire.

Siobhan Hoppley with Brin and D'jango

Greyhound rescue party fund-raiser

A borough animal charity that comes to the aid of a particular type of dog is celebrating its third birthday.

Michael Jacobs

Jacobs ready for a crack at Derby!

Michael Jacobs believes Wigan Athletic will face a team well-equipped for the Premier League this afternoon in Derby.

Tony Clubb

Wane: For us to have Clubb back is massive

Shaun Wane says it’s ‘massive’ to have Tony Clubb back within his ranks.

Wigan Warriors
Will Grigg

Strike duo have a part to play - Joyce

Warren Joyce says Will Grigg and Adam Le Fondre have ‘some work’ ahead of them to get back into the Wigan Athletic starting line-up.

Reece Burke

Burke: We’re good enough to win games

Reece Burke is hoping Wigan Athletic can build on their vital victory at Huddersfield when in-form Derby County visit the DW Stadium this weekend.

Setting the youth against pensioners is a nasty political device says a reader. See letter

Readers’ letters - December 2

Robbing Peter to pay Paul

Your Say
Benefits of daily asprin outweigh risks

Benefits of daily asprin outweigh risks

The benefits of an aspirin a day really do outweigh the risks, according to new research.

Dave Whelan

Latics guest column - Dave Whelan (part II)

I have to say it’s been great to watch on and see the great job my grandson, David, has done since succeeding me as Wigan Athletic chairman.

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