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One third of eating disorder sufferers not receiving adequate care

Health
Kicking the habit

Number of Wigan smokers at a record low

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Wigan Beer Festival

Beer festival is ale and hearty

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Golborne disaster will always stay with me

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Family pay tribute to ‘happy and bubbly’ Leah

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All that jazz to carry on, says festival boss

Lifestyle

Music scene uniting for tragic Leon

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Bin collecting in Platt Bridge

Residents to foot the bill for lost bins

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Yvonne Fovargue MP

The ruinous effects of sly late payments

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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

Transport 3
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Broken down horse trailer temporarily shuts M6

Transport

Pair jailed for sickening catalogue of child sex crimes

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Prospective Independent candidate Darryl Picton and Coun Steve Jones

Call for more police to tackle yob menace

Crime
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

Week In Court

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Detectives are appealing for witnesses for this attempted armed robbery

Chip shop staff threatened in robbery

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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
Wigan UTC

Borough UTC unaffected by school closing

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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
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Broken down horse trailer temporarily shuts M6

Transport

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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Jenny Bullen

Labour moves swiftly to replace vacant cabinet role

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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

Health
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

Health
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

Health 3
Health bosses are warning about Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH)

Drive to defuse a medical time bomb

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