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Wigan teenager jailed for sexually abusing three children

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Commuters were facing tailbacks at the junction 25 roundabout at Landgate

Gridlock grips Wigan borough's road network

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Waspi members taking their message to Wigan Council

State pension campaign set for major demo

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Michelle Brindle was in charge of Golborne St Thomas primary school up to 2015

Wigan headteacher at centre of dispute

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OAP in court over sex charges

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Equality centre stage on Women’s Day

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‘Please help fund our new movie!’

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Man who left woman paralysed at crash scene is jailed

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The digger before it was stolen from the site of the former Last Orders in Standish

Digger stolen in full view of commuters

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Sir David Higgins

All aboard for HS2 summit meeting

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All aboard for HS2 summit meeting

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

Call for new railway station

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Delays are expected after a two-vehicle crash

Lane closed on M6 Northbound after two car-crash

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Broken down horse trailer temporarily shuts M6

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Wigan teenager jailed for sexually abusing three children

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OAP in court over sex charges

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James Brice left a woman paralysed

Man who left woman paralysed at crash scene is jailed

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The digger before it was stolen from the site of the former Last Orders in Standish

Digger stolen in full view of commuters

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Wigan headteacher at centre of dispute

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Logan Gallagher before he was diagnosed with cancer in 2014

Pupils remember tragic schoolmate

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The RS Digital Truck

Lorryload of scientific inspiration is in town

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Students Jess Grundy (13) and Kaci Southworth (14) from Golborne High School tour The Brick, Wigan, to see the work the homeless project does

Kind pupils touched by plight of homeless

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A teaching assistant at work

Unqualified support staff being asked to teach

Education

All aboard for HS2 summit meeting

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Yvonne Fovargue MP

The ruinous effects of sly late payments

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

Call for new railway station

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The charity Business in the Community is holding a bus tour for local companies

Businesses hop on board community groups bus tour

Business

State pension campaign set for major demo

Politics
Bin collecting in Platt Bridge

Residents to foot the bill for lost bins

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Wigan Town Hall

Mystery remains over council tax defaulters

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Jo Cox: The Duchess of Cornwall will join Jamie Oliver to launch what could be the biggest community event since the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, The Great Get Together, in the wake of the murder of MP Jo Cox.

Jo Cox’s husband calls for ‘massive party to show our unity’

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Wigan Council chief executive Donna Hall

Fallout over conference's 'all-male panel'

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Landfill at Beacon Park Golf Club

Golf course landfill row going to top authorities

Environment
Anti-fracking demonstrators outside the CRH Plant premises on the  Land Gate industrial estate, Ashton

Heated confrontation at fracking protest

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One third of eating disorder sufferers not receiving adequate care

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Kicking the habit

Number of Wigan smokers at a record low

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Geoffrey Cousins

Cancer patient’s heartfelt thanks for NHS care

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Even if you feel your child may not be cooperative the dentist can give advice - it is important that your child is comfortable in the surgery from a young age.

Everything you need to know to protect your kids' teeth

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Health bosses are warning about Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH)

Drive to defuse a medical time bomb

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