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Inquest opens into tragic dad Ryan, 24

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Josh Neary, 16

Police search for missing teen

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The tasting room at Wily Fox Brewery for which the firm has applied for a licence

Licence bid for real ale brewery taproom

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Charity fund-raisers Gary Baker and Stuart Phoenix

Dads’ running challenge for trio of charities

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Charity runner’s egging was welcome boost

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New chapter for pub going back to novelist tribute

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It’s Red Nose Day - are you ready for fun?

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Teen accused of stealing wrapped Christmas presents

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Adrian Hardy

Winners and losers in school fund reform

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Gidlow Lane play area as it currently looks

Play area to get makeover

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Driver-only dispute talks break down

Transport
The accident happened between junctions 6 for Horwichand 5 for West Houghton.

UPDATE: Lane closed on southbound M61 after accident

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Two cars crashed on Wednesday night

Cars damaged in another crash at Marus Bridge junction

Transport
Firefighters were called to the motorway

Lorry blaze leads to delays on motorway

Transport
Train users are urged to check before they travel today as strike hits services across the north west.

Passengers urged to 'check before you travel' as strike hits north west trains

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Police search for missing teen

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Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

Teen accused of stealing wrapped Christmas presents

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Is the dangerous "happy slapping" craze making an unwelcome comeback? Picture posed

Yobs film sickening assault on girl, 12, in Wigan town centre

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Police appeal

Police probe after yobs set fire to bin

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Winners and losers in school fund reform

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Donna Hall, Wigan Council Chief Executive

Arts fund will prove town is a Great Place

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Wigan's schools could plummet down funding tables

Cuts will see schools fall in league tables

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Wigan schoolchildren feature on Blue Peter

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Japanese student, Kohei Konishi and Josh Killilea

Japanese student’s visit to top college

Education

Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Business
A Vantage vehicle on the guided busway

Busway target smashed

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Driver-only dispute talks break down

Transport

Fears over road project delays and budget waste

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A Vantage vehicle on the guided busway

Busway target smashed

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James McClean

Former Latics ace pays tribute to Martin McGuinness

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BREXIT: How would you vote now?

Poll: Brexit have you changed your mind?

Politics
RMT Union members picket outside Wigan Wallgate on Monday, March 13.

MP says she hopes dispute will lead to a rail rethink

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Work finally underway on link road

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from left, Coun John Hilton and Coun George Davies next to rubbish which has been fly-tipped, on Co-op Street, off Platt Lane, Wigan.

Brazen tippers a real menace, say councillors

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Former members, youth workers and volunteers from previous Wigan Council group Rafiki

Highs and lows for town’s asylum seekers

Environment
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Mole catcher Craig Parkinson of Tarleton

Meet the man that all moles should fear

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Health bosses work to cut over spending on locums

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Phill Palmer and friends are doing a coast to coast trek across Hadrian's Wall for several charities

Fund-raisers set for Hadrian’s wall trek

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Women are being invited to a unique photoshoot to normalise breastfeeding

Focusing on making every feed count

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Obesity in male teens could lead to cancer

Male teen obesity could cause cancer, report claims

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Carl Waldie after swapping tv and take-always for gym sessions and healthy eating

Super slimmer Carl loves his new look

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