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Travel: Zagreb grabbed hold of my heart in whirlwind visit to a hidden gem

There are some places that are hidden gems and despite being the Croatian capital, Zagreb is often overlooked as a destination in its own right.

Have you been sick while on holiday?

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

UK holidaymakers could be banned from all-inclusive breaks unless they stop making bogus food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

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Gardening: 5 of the best greenhouses

Gardening: 5 of the best greenhouses

We look t five of the best greenhouses

Gadget: top 5 kitchen blenders

Gadget: top 5 kitchen blenders

We look at 5 of the best kitchen blenders out there...

Kids will love the new Ninjago ride.

Travel: Incredible fun to be had for all as Lego resort opens brand new world

Master your destiny, summon the spirit of Wu and become a Lego ninja warrior for a day at Legoland Ninjago World.


Xbox One X: Microsoft unveils 'worlds most powerful' 4K games console

Microsoft has revealed the "world's most powerful console", the Xbox One X.
Chris Washington

Wiganer Chris’s first-class delivery

A Wigan postman-turned-comedian is preparing to perform his debut hour at one of the world’s largest art festivals.

The dance flash mob at the Grand Arcade

Flashmob dance highlights that breast is best

A dance flash mob stopped shoppers in their tracks to kick off Breastfeeding Awareness Month.

The historic caverns which are now an innovative attraction.

Travel: ‘Hanging tough’ for underground adventures in old slate mining town

It used to be the slate capital of the world, tiling the roofs of customers across the globe thanks to its international reputation for outstanding quality.

Labour MP for Batley and Spen, Jo Cox

Communities come together in memory of tragic Jo Cox

Walkers taking part in a major national event around the anniversary of MP Jo Cox’s murder visited a Wigan community project.

Teenagers in the crowd during the One Love Manchester benefit concert

Joining together for One Love gig

Wiganers were left “buzzing” and “amazed beyond belief” by their experiences of the One Love Manchester concert.

The Media rocking The Cavern

Lankykats set for emotional return

Rock ‘n’ rollers from the borough will once again take to the stage at a world-famous music venue.

The South Lancashire Regiment Queen Beach D-Day

A project "Recalling the Ironsides" has been set-up to seek out the stories of D-Day veterans

"Recalling the Ironsides" historians appeal for South Lancashire D-Day veterans

The search is on to help unearth real life stories of some of history’s forgotten Lancashire war heroes.
REVEALED: PlayStation Plus free games for June

REVEALED: PlayStation Plus free games for June

PlayStation has announced the six games which are free to Plus members for June, and you have five more days to download last month’s titles.

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The Sand Bar.

Travel: Traditional meets modern around pristine beaches and perfect water

IF you’ve ever begun missing a holiday destination before you’ve even departed you have an idea of what it’s like to experience Dusit Thani Maldives.

Revolution in Wigan town centre

Rooftop bar plan approved

An expansion to one of Wigan’s most popular venues has been given the green light despite concerns voiced by a community group.

There's so much to see and do in Paris.

Travel: Walking on air in beautiful city with so much to see...

The only problem with travelling to Paris from some regional airports – Doncaster Sheffield in our case – is that you get spoiled.

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Planning on a bank holiday getaway?

Flight delay predictions ahead of half-term bank holiday

Thousands of Brits jetting off on city breaks this weekend could be faced with flight delays to popular European destinations.

Which is your favourite place for a curry?

Vote for your favourite Wigan Curry House

We are on the hunt for the best Curry House of 2017.

Take That Wonderland tour

REVIEW: Take That supported by All Saints at Manchester Arena

Along with tens of thousands of my closest friends, I popped out to see the Mancunian boys made good who have arrived for a barn-storming return to the city they call home.

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