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Twin services to remember tragic rider Jamie Hodson

Community
Dale Stanley

Police issue appeal for 'threats to kill' man

Crime

Bin strike cancelled

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Woman, 65, kicked in the face by knife-wielding robber in her own home

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Ex-pub now a vandal magnet

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Cyclist convicted of 'furious driving' over pedestrian's death

Crime

Library hit by vandal plague

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Second rider killed following Ulster Grand Prix crash

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Post office thief Rosie Houghton

Post office thief stole thousands

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Police on foot were assisted by officers in a helicopter

Police chopper hunts night-time thief

News

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

Offbeat
Nobody is thought to have been injured in the crash

Delays on northbound M6 after crash

Transport
The RMT has called another strike

Two days of rail strikes announced

Transport
KFC's Chicken AM

Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

Eating Out
One for the, er, road

Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

Transport

Police issue appeal for 'threats to kill' man

Crime

Woman, 65, kicked in the face by knife-wielding robber in her own home

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Local business owner outside the wrecked pub

Ex-pub now a vandal magnet

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Charlie Alliston crashed into 44-year-old Kim Briggs as she crossed Old Street, east London, in February last year

Cyclist convicted of 'furious driving' over pedestrian's death

Crime

24% of parents have moved home to be in school catchment area

Education
GCSE results day is almost here

GCSE Result Day 2017: A survival guide

Education
Applied subjects appear to have created a gender divide, prospects-wise, a report claims

Boys go further on vocational courses

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One of TfGM's "green" yellow buses now operating in Wigan

School bus fares to undergo shake-up

News
The Learndirect training centre in Wigan

Fears for training centre after minister pulls funds

Education

Police bosses should be able to fire officers with inadequate IT skills

Business
Motorists are being advised to avoid travelling during peak periods

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

Offbeat
The Stylo Matchmakers football boot.

Hair gel tycoon’s football boot dream

Business
Wigan Central- bar staff Joe Carletti and Jennifer Meadows

Top prize for rail ale pub!

News

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat

Seven-year-old asks Jeremy Corbyn: "When will you be Prime Minister?"

North West
Bin collection staff are in dispute with Wigan Council

Strike and overtime ban in bin dispute

Politics
HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

Environment
John Skipworth, who stood for the Lib Dems in Makerfield, at June's General Election

Lib Dems launch bid to recoup lost election deposit

Politics

Bin strike cancelled

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Someone in Wigan has 39 point on their licence

Driver still behind the wheel with 39 points on licence

News
Gordon, Lesley and Oliver Barrow-Stout protesting against the development

Investigations to continue at controversial housing site

News
Investigations found issues including repeated missed collections

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat

Vaccination warning for new students after surge in meningitis cases

Health
One study found the average skin cancer risk from sunbeds can be more than double that of spending the same length of time in the Mediterranean midday summer sun.

Sunbeds turn one in five into ‘tanning addicts’

Health
The company is preparing for additional trials in the US and will continue to defend the product's safety.

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay woman in talcum powder cancer claim case

Health
NHS

Big rise in care transfer delays

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Developments in CT scanning and research have allowed a digital post-mortem to be performed without the need for the traditional invasive procedure.

Digital autopsy service launches in Lancashire

Health