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Fury at bus stoning attacks

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The New Fleece Hotel, Warrington Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield

Rock pub’s licence revoked by council

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Believe I'm Only Human - Howe Bridge Sports Centre

Disability heroes open hearts about prejudice

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Fire service

Cars and garage destroyed by blaze

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Work begins to repair wall

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Family firm axes 11 of its baker’s shops

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Angry locals seek to block plan to plunder green belt

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Man rescued from smoke-logged flats

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Siobhan Hoppley with Brin and D'jango

Greyhound rescue party fund-raiser

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Festive fun on the streets of Liverpool

Liverpool at Christmas - a fantastic festive weekend break

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The scene of the collapsed subway this morning

Commuter chaos as station evacuated

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Two lanes are currently closed on the M6

Delays on the M6 between junctions 18 and 17 southbound due to serious accident

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Services are expected to be disrupted until 1pm today.

UPDATE: Line reopened but major delays still affecting train services to Manchester

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All lanes are now clear

UPDATE: Four car accident causes delays to Southbound traffic on the M6 (junctions 21a-22)

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Fury at bus stoning attacks

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Dave Brindle

Care worker sexually molested pensioner and young girl

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Wiganers urged to shop blue badge fraudsters

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PC Martin Burkinshaw (left) receives his award from Deputy Chief Constable Ian Pilling

Hero bobby commended after saving man’s life

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Everyday hero’s visit inspires pupils

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Teaching ‘legend’ mourned

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Wigan NUT secretary Max Atkins and Wigan ATL branch secretary Angela Wells celebrating the creation of a new teaching super-union

Teachers urged to join forces for super-union

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Jo Platt

Consultation over school expansion to be launched

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Children's author Lucia Davies, centre, visits pupils at Aspull Church Primary School as part of anti-bullying week, pictured with volunteer Kane McKiown, left, and Ruth Atherton who works for Cheshire Police

Author’s anti-bully message

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Family firm axes 11 of its baker’s shops

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TalkTalk headquaters in west London

TalkTalk hit by massive cyber attack

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Wigan Council's business team which is encouraging businesses to use available council grants to hire an apprentice

Council launch apprentices incentive plan

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Overnight new digest - Family of tragic ex-nurse want answers, pensioner dies after being hit with car, and more ex-footballers speak out about 'abuse'

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Fire crews were called to Booths at around 8.30pm yesterday evening.

Morning news digest - Fire at Booths, bank robbery arrest and Britain braces itself for coldest night of Autumn

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Bob Brierley

Councillor faces standards committee behind closed doors

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Farage predicts 'seismic shock' at next general election

Overnight news digest - Farage predicts 'seismic shock' at next general election and British Medical journey says no evidence for Vitamin D supplements

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MP’s calls for pension credit extension

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Gates left open at the Pagefield site

Gates are ‘open invitation’ to site

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Residents on Meadowbank in Pemberton

Homes demolition fears as link road proposals are revealed

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Family’s plea to fund dad-of six’s cancer treatment

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Dr Das's surgery in Leigh

Lifeline to patients as surgery closes

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Charlie Taylor in hospital on his fourth birthday with his Nan Veronica Marriott

Inquest to be held into death of little Charlie

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Save the NHS demonstration in Wigan town centre

Protest called for NHS funding boost

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Over-50s fight for same-day GP appointment

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