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Wigan man hired £16k cherry picker and tried to sell it

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Death crash nurse banned from roads again after second smash

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Bruce Forsyth

Bruce Forsyth has died aged 89

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The former Abraham Guest High School

Ex-school site to be sold after housing plan fails

Business

Former vicar’s barefoot 10k for charity

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Two days of rail strikes announced

Transport

Rock and soul nights keep the music flowing this weekend

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War of words over bravery of famous 12

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Wigan Warriors player Anthony Gelling performs a rap solo for their Wembley cup final song

Warriors hope to be chart-toppers

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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

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 3
One for the, er, road

Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

Transport 2

Steep climb in number of air passengers arrested for drunken behavior

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Parking mad - Bungling council slammed for only resurfacing middle of residential street to save money

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Wigan man hired £16k cherry picker and tried to sell it

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Death crash nurse banned from roads again after second smash

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Fir Tree Flash, Leigh

Swan shot and killed by yobs in beauty spot

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Abid Hussain

Drugs gang who flooded north west with cocaine and heroin jailed

Crime

Fears for training centre after minister pulls funds

Education
James (right) caught swigging from a hip flask on live tv

Wigan student’s new found hip-flask fame!

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Winstanley College students Sophie and Ellie celebrate

Teenagers across the borough celebrate A-level success

Education
There has been a sharp rise in the number of counselling sessions for 16-18-year-olds

Exam worries lead to increasing numbers of young people looking for help

Education 3

Ex-school site to be sold after housing plan fails

Business
The RMT has called another strike

Two days of rail strikes announced

Transport
The lucky applicant will earn 28,000

Become a sex toy reviewer and net a £28,000 salary and unlimited holidays

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Opponents of the technique claim it will harm the environment, but supporters say it is a beneficial source of energy

UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expert

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

North West 6
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 6
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
Adult social care was one of the most hotly discussed topics

Ombudsman reveals all on council complaints

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Drivers take a pounding

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Opponents of the technique claim it will harm the environment, but supporters say it is a beneficial source of energy

UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expert

Offbeat 6
HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

Environment 6
Flats on Blake Close, Worsley Mesnes

Eyesore flats to be razed for regeneration scheme

Environment

Digital autopsy service launches in Lancashire

Health
We find out about the overhaul in 999 systems

Revamped 999 system aims to reach seriously ill patients even faster

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Is your child on a 'clean eating' diet?

How ‘clean eating’ can damage children’s health

Health
Lydia Rankin, two, with parents Ruth and Paul Rankin - Lydia has severe disabilities.

Family tells of daily pain for ‘trapped’ Lydia

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Wigan Infirmary

Inquest hears Wigan hospital not at fault after six-year-old’s death

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