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Inquest hears tragic tale of father-of-two's death

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Paul Dolman of Static Records

Record-breaking day for vinyl fest

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Long delays for drivers after manhole collapses

Transport

Schoolgirl airlifted to hospital following car crash

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Sweet success for record-breaker Cat

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Wigan romantic proposes to his partner during London Marathon

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Children urged not to dice with death

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Andrew Anson

Help plea to send off man who had a ‘heart of gold’

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Bikers hurl abuse as they ride past some walkers

Beauty spot under threat from bikers

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Long delays for drivers after manhole collapses

Transport
The tree fell on the route between Preston and Lancaster

Trains delayed after tree falls on electric wires

Transport
Two lanes were closed as a result of the accident
Pic: Highways England

One lane closed on northbound M6 after accident

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Members of The Lowton East Neighbourhood Development Forum (LENDF) at the former Kenyon junction rail station.
 Left to right coun James Grundy, Ed Thwaite, Ray Bent and landowner John Fallon

New hopes for railway station

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Kidnapping suspect still claiming innocence online

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Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

Shop worker’s drug shame

Crime
Peter Smith had his prosthetic arm stolen from his car

Man’s desperate appeal: “I just need my arm back”

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An eviction notice is served on the home in Green Hey

Race hate resident is spared eviction

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Ofsted: Training provider not doing enough to prevent radicalism

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More children have been given a place at their preferred primary school

Parents’ delight as primary school places granted

Education
More pupils will attend their first choice schools this year, the council has said

First choice primary figures on the rise

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Parental controls can keep your child safe and feeling less lonely

Pressures on teenagers are making them lonely

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Stressed teachers are turning to drink

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Trains delayed after tree falls on electric wires

Transport
The final design for town centre plans

Work to start on £1m redesign

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The Thermoseal team

Royal honour for high-flying firm

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Burger King

Fears for 1,000 jobs at 36 Burger King branches as franchisees call in administrators

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‘Development plan has not gone away’

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Coun Keith Cunliffe

Second councillor announces MP bid

Politics
Coun Jo Platt

Councillor bids to become an MP

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Yvonne Fovargue MP

Labour incumbents bid to retain their MP seats

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Coun Bob Brierley

Anger at care plan rebuff

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Bikers hurl abuse as they ride past some walkers

Beauty spot under threat from bikers

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Standish Rec

Rivalries formed over park plan

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Jumping in the mud at Haigh, Aspull and Blackrod Agricultural Show held in Windmill Fields, Haigh, last year

Last year’s rain forces axing of the Haigh Show

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Children urged not to dice with death

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Hygiene Ratings: Latest results

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Winners for the third time of Wigan Post Gym of the Year,
from left, Tom Barlow and brother Steven Barlow, at The PT Studio, Leeds Street, Wigan

Gym of the Year - and the winner is ...

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Wigan Infirmary

A&E waiting times show improvement

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Chris Smalley was homeless and is happy to be off the streets, living in shared tenancy in Platt Bridge, Wigan, thanks Lara Nocker, left, and Dawn French, right, founders of the newly registered charity Helping the Homeless

Determined to help those on the streets

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