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Police issue appeal for 'threats to kill' man

Crime
Local business owner outside the wrecked pub

Ex-pub now a vandal magnet

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Jamie Hodson, who was killed at the Ulster Grand Prix

Second rider killed following Ulster Grand Prix crash

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Post office thief Rosie Houghton

Post office thief stole thousands

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Police chopper hunts night-time thief

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Driver still behind the wheel with 39 points on licence

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Investigations to continue at controversial housing site

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Crocked Warriors stars enjoy sleep cure

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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

News

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

Police issue appeal for 'threats to kill' man

Crime
Local business owner outside the wrecked pub

Ex-pub now a vandal magnet

News
Post office thief Rosie Houghton

Post office thief stole thousands

News
Police on foot were assisted by officers in a helicopter

Police chopper hunts night-time thief

News

GCSE Result Day 2017: A survival guide

Education
Applied subjects appear to have created a gender divide, prospects-wise, a report claims

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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Hair gel tycoon’s football boot dream

Business
Wigan Central- bar staff Joe Carletti and Jennifer Meadows

Top prize for rail ale pub!

News
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

News

Driver still behind the wheel with 39 points on licence

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Gordon, Lesley and Oliver Barrow-Stout protesting against the development

Investigations to continue at controversial housing site

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Kath Cordingley

Town abuzz with beekeeping work

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The Line in Standish

Hold-ups on old rail line

News

Vaccination warning for new students after surge in meningitis cases

Health
One study found the average skin cancer risk from sunbeds can be more than double that of spending the same length of time in the Mediterranean midday summer sun.

Sunbeds turn one in five into ‘tanning addicts’

Health
The company is preparing for additional trials in the US and will continue to defend the product's safety.

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay woman in talcum powder cancer claim case

Health
NHS

Big rise in care transfer delays

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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