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Second rider killed following Ulster Grand Prix crash

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Westbourne Avenue, Leigh

Firefighters' warning after spate of wheelie bin arson attacks

Crime
Michael McDonnell

Cowboy builder ordered to prove he can pay compensation

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The netball tournament is being organised to support Michelle Smith

Join netball contest to help mum with cancer

Community

Delays on northbound M6 after crash

Transport

Hair gel tycoon’s football boot dream

Business

Boys go further on vocational courses

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Town abuzz with beekeeping work

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Surge in stolen vehicles

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Wigan Central- bar staff Joe Carletti and Jennifer Meadows

Top prize for rail ale pub!

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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

Steep climb in number of air passengers arrested for drunken behavior

Transport

Firefighters' warning after spate of wheelie bin arson attacks

Crime
Michael McDonnell

Cowboy builder ordered to prove he can pay compensation

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Surge in stolen vehicles

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Swallaxadin Bashir

Driving theory test fraudster is jailed

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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

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The Learndirect training centre in Wigan

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

Hair gel tycoon’s football boot dream

Business
Wigan Central- bar staff Joe Carletti and Jennifer Meadows

Top prize for rail ale pub!

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The former Abraham Guest High School

Ex-school site to be sold after housing plan fails

Business
The RMT has called another strike

Two days of rail strikes announced

Transport

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
Adult social care was one of the most hotly discussed topics

Ombudsman reveals all on council complaints

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Town abuzz with beekeeping work

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The Line in Standish

Hold-ups on old rail line

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Wigan Pier

Developers flock to take over Pier site

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Wigan Council is in a war of words with a leading motoring organisation as it insisted work upgrading parking meters to take the new 1 coins is on the right road.

Drivers take a pounding

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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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