News

News

Wigan man's rape trial collapses

Crime
Maria Lawton and her daughter Keira, nine

Grieving family’s life-saving mission

News
Richard Gray

Boss of cocaine gang is sent to prison for 12-and-a-half years

Crime

Forty places pledged to tackle rough sleeping

News

Wigan man fined for dumping bin bags

Crime

Fire and ambulance services teaming up in new station

News
The crash outside Wigan and Leigh College

Two in hospital after collision

News
Niall Dearnaley

Young football ace, 18, died after night out

News
Officers found a gruesome-looking bloody hand

Severed hand in central reservation leads to road closure

Transport

Delays on southbound M6 after vehicle fire

Transport
The RMT announced  two more days of strike action are set to go ahead

Train strikes announced for October

Transport

Wigan man's rape trial collapses

Crime
Richard Gray

Boss of cocaine gang is sent to prison for 12-and-a-half years

Crime
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Wigan man fined for dumping bin bags

Crime

Seven-point guide for freshers ...

News
The lessons will help build "crucial life-skills for young people"

School pupils given strategies to help develop life skills

Education
University of Manchester

Manchester University lecturers to vote on strike action

Education

Wigan schoolchildren find some great places to relax with a good book

News
The emails aim is to dupe students into giving up personal information

Rise in reports of student loan scam email

Education
Four out of 10 admitted to running the shower for at least a minute before getting in

Most people do not worry about how much water they use

Business
Officers found a gruesome-looking bloody hand

Severed hand in central reservation leads to road closure

Transport
The RMT announced  two more days of strike action are set to go ahead

Train strikes announced for October

Transport

Ged Fitzgerald suspended from council role in Liverpool

Politics
Up to 12.4 billion of means-tested benefits were left unclaimed in 2015-16

Britain’s unclaimed benefits: four million families miss out on £12.4 billion

Politics
Complaints can involve multiple allegations

Police receive 100 complaints a day from public, figures reveal

Politics
Lisa Nandy MP

MPs back Brexit stance after vote

Politics
The scheme is being "significantly underused"

Little take-up for shared parental leave initiative

Politics
The wilderness next to Rebeccas garden

Menaced by jungle next door to Wigan home

News
Police visiting travellers at the Lamberhead Industrial Estate

Travellers’ eviction descends into ‘farce’

Environment
Royston Brett

Complaint over delays to armed forces hub

Environment

Premature babies facing care postcode lottery

Health
Is October time to stop?

Stoptober TV ads to encourage smokers to use e-cigarettes

Health
E-cigarettes: help or harm?

Smokers should be told of little evidence on benefits or harms of e-cigarettes

Health
Flashback to 2014 when local firemen like Jeff Westwell (pictured) trained in CPR and passed on skills to others

Fire crews axe CPR cover

Health
What is antimicrobial resistance

Everything you need to know about antibiotics

Health