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Wigan paid its respects to Manchester bombing victims at vigil

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Tributes left outside St Ann's Church in Manchester. Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Manchester terror attack: Our deepest sympathies

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Flowers left close to the Manchester Arena, the morning after a suicide bomber killed 22 people

Manchester terrorist attack: Wigan reacts

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Picture taken with permission from the twitter feed of @Zach_bruce of people running through Manchester Victoria  station after an explosion at Manchester Arena

Wigan schoolgirl tells of Manchester bombing horror

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Brave auntie who shielded her niece from Manchester terror attack confirmed among victims

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Manchester Victoria likely to remain closed for several days after Manchester Arena bomb

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Missing schoolgirl Olivia Campbell confirmed among Manchester Arena bomb blast victims

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Wiganers invited to vigil for victims of Manchester terror attack

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Prime Minister Theresa May with Greater Manchester Police chief constable Ian Hopkins

Developing: PM raises UK terror threat level to highest possible

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A police cordon in central Manchester

Borough stands in solidarity with Manchester

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Manchester Victoria likely to remain closed for several days after Manchester Arena bomb

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19 people have been killed in a suspected terrorist incident

Northern rail service changes following suspected terrorist incident at Manchester Arena

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RMT striking outside Wigan Wallgate station earlier this year

New rail strike as fares rise

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Child safety zones around the city of Sheffield
Darnall area signs and roads
A 20mph zone sign

Half of drivers admit to speeding in 20mph zones

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Wigan's roads are amongst some of the best in the country

Wigan’s roads are some of the best in the country

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Wigan schoolgirl tells of Manchester bombing horror

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Kelly Brewster, 32, who had been to the concert with her sister, Claire Booth, 34, and her 11-year-old niece, Hollie Booth, had been missing since the attack.

Brave auntie who shielded her niece from Manchester terror attack confirmed among victims

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Missing schoolgirl Olivia Campbell confirmed among Manchester Arena bomb blast victims

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Isis have claimed responsibility for the atrocity

Islamic state claim responsibility for Manchester Arena suicide bombing

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School prays for bomb victim Georgina

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Winners at Winstanley College annual Awards Evening

Recognition for special students

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The victorious team

Amazing feat of the team that grew together

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Wigan and Leigh College is celebrating its 70th anniversary of delivering higher education. Vice principal Claire Foreman is seen here with students l-r Daniel Campbell, Anna Utrata, Katie Brookes, Ryan Murphy and Ayse Aker

College is marking milestone anniversary in style

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How much would your give your kids to get good grades?

Exam-taking youngsters pledged £205 average in gifts for good grades

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New rail strike as fares rise

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Exterior of a new auto centre, being built behind Sports Direct, at Robin Retail Park, off Robin Park Road, Wigan.

New auto centre is latest arrival in development of Robin Park site

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The new Waspi group

Pension campaign gathers pace as new group forms

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Leigh Market traders support Love Your Local Market

Crusade spotlights our local markets

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Latest polls show Labour cutting gap on Conservatives

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Kay Burley

Kay Burley: From working class Wigan girl to leading general election broadcaster

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Jo Platt at Atherleigh Park

Health service boost call

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ELECTION 2017: Labour quizzed on costing of manifesto promises

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Delay triggers design debate

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Shopping trollies being dumped in the River Douglas near Tesco in Wigan

Waterways are littered with dumped trolleys

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The building set for a 15-bedroom scheme

Concerns over more parking problems

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The Orwell at Wigan Pier

Chance to breathe new life into Pier

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A&E wait times are slashed

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The Accidents and Emergencies department, Wigan Infirmary

Public urged to avoid A&E

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King William on Liverpool Road, Platt Bridge

Filthy pub had been infested with rats

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The standardised green packets aim to discourage young people from ever taking up smoking.

Graphic cigarette pack warnings aim to stop youngsters smoking

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Hayley Wroth from Ince with her mental health support dog Otis

Otis is my life, without him I have nothing ...

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