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Driver cut from car after collision

News
The air ambulance in Worsley Hall

Appeal for witnesses after double stabbing

News
Fire service

Man hospitalised after large fire at car dealership

News
former police officer Jayson Lobo

Former Lancashire policeman jailed for secretly filming sex encounters with seven women

Crime

Could your finances withstand rising mortgage rates?

Business

Ask an expert: Why has my husband been so bad tempered and stressed since our baby was born?

Health

In the market for a Sunday train boost

News

Driver ‘rammed police car’ at takeaway

Crime
View from the base of St Walburges church steeple, looking down on Fylde Junction and the northern exit from Preston station in July 2009. This area was the site of the old Preston steam loco shed which was destroyed by fire in 1961

Lancashire's railways through the lens

Transport
Angela speaks to Prince Harry at the event

Angela rubs shoulders with royalty on mental health quest

Health

Lancashire's railways through the lens

Transport
The money is designated as a cost recovery fee to reimburse police forces

Money collected by police from speeding drivers on courses rises by nearly a third

Transport
Neil Musson and Jono Retallick with the bus station site in the background

Wiganers have their say on new bus station

Transport
Scot Lane is gridlocked. Pic: Google images

Crash causes rush hour gridlock in Wigan

Transport

Former Lancashire policeman jailed for secretly filming sex encounters with seven women

Crime
James Davies

Driver ‘rammed police car’ at takeaway

Crime
Man spared jail

Underage sex man avoids jail

Crime
Martin Kelman

Wigan child abuser’s jail term slashed by five years

Crime

School suspends headteacher after poor exam results

News
New figures show a rise in the proportion of youngsters missing lessons for family trips

Nearly one in 10 pupils took term-time holidays in last year

Education
Loans could be written off

Threshold hike for student loan repayments could see 75% written off

Education
Megan receives her certificate from the Mayor and Mayoress and council education chief James Winterbottom

Pupil Megan is made mayor for the day

Education

University robots to improve the care of older people, patients and autistic children

Education

Labour party chair Sheila resigns

Politics
Across the UK, 35 million plastic bottles and 20 million aluminium cans are sold every day

Councils could save £35m from cashback schemes for bottles and cans

Environment
The author, playwright and broadcaster Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett urges public funding of 'indispensable' libraries

Politics
Prime Minister Theresa May

What would trigger a Tory Party leadership contest?

Politics

Moving dedications for Light for a Life

Community
Kara Owen is taking on a series of challenges, inspired by her friend Sally-ann Giles

Kara faces demons for three challenges

Community
Anita and Rob Andrews

New deal for foster parents will help ‘every child have a safe home’

Community
Staff from Care Choice North West, Wigan, from left, Carla Barnes, Shauna Barton, Julie Lanaghan and Kerrie Johnson

Festive joy for the lonely

News
Bridie Littler and guide dog Rauri

Woman with guide dog told to eat in another room at Wigan pub

News

MP: Travellers review ‘is urgently required’

Environment

Take a look at the amazing images competing for Wildlife Photographer of Year

Offbeat
An artist's impression of the proposed link road

Early 2018 start for long-awaited A49 link road?

Environment
Wigan town centre

Wigan named as one of the happiest places to live

Environment
It's common to feel tired, stressed, and short-tempered in early parenthood.

Ask an expert: Why has my husband been so bad tempered and stressed since our baby was born?

Health
Angela speaks to Prince Harry at the event

Angela rubs shoulders with royalty on mental health quest

Health
Wigan Infirmary

Wigan hospitals have had 900 incidents of overheating in a year

Health