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Wigan student’s new found hip-flask fame!

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Ryan Whatton

Young dad’s death a ‘tragic waste of life’

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Moving worldwide tributes in the sand for Jemma-Louise

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Winstanley College students Sophie and Ellie celebrate

Teenagers across the borough celebrate A-level success

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Conman ‘used faith to swindle victims’

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'Homeless hero' denies stealing from stricken Manchester Arena attack victims

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Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

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Mothballed library to be given a new lease of life

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Tablet computers are among banned items discovered behind bars

Computer tablets thrown into grounds of jail

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There has been a sharp rise in the number of counselling sessions for 16-18-year-olds

Exam worries lead to increasing numbers of young people looking for help

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Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

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One for the, er, road

Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

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Steep climb in number of air passengers arrested for drunken behavior

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Parking mad - Bungling council slammed for only resurfacing middle of residential street to save money

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Rail fares have increased twice as much as pay since 2010

Rail fares have risen twice as much as wages since 2010

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Conman ‘used faith to swindle victims’

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Chris Parker

'Homeless hero' denies stealing from stricken Manchester Arena attack victims

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Tablet computers are among banned items discovered behind bars

Computer tablets thrown into grounds of jail

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261 cats were reported stolen in 2016

40% rise in number of cats stolen over two years, study shows

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Wigan student’s new found hip-flask fame!

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Winstanley College students Sophie and Ellie celebrate

Teenagers across the borough celebrate A-level success

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There has been a sharp rise in the number of counselling sessions for 16-18-year-olds

Exam worries lead to increasing numbers of young people looking for help

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There are plenty of new routes into careers that wereonce the preserve of graduates.

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

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Council offers free advice for A-level students

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Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

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There are plenty of new routes into careers that wereonce the preserve of graduates.

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

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Barclays Newtown branch at Asda Wigan

Yet another bank branch earmarked for the chop

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One for the bank holiday barbecue

Aldi set to bring back 16oz rump steak for less than a fiver

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The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

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John Skipworth, who stood for the Lib Dems in Makerfield, at June's General Election

Lib Dems launch bid to recoup lost election deposit

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Adult social care was one of the most hotly discussed topics

Ombudsman reveals all on council complaints

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Conservative MEP Sajjad Karim

Tory MEP: Britain's 'ridiculous Brexit mess'

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The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

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Flats on Blake Close, Worsley Mesnes

Eyesore flats to be razed for regeneration scheme

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Brooklands Childcare

Big turn-around in nursery fortunes

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Discarded rubbish left in the sandpit at Crankwood Park

Park mess is left behind by travellers

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How ‘clean eating’ can damage children’s health

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Lydia Rankin, two, with parents Ruth and Paul Rankin - Lydia has severe disabilities.

Family tells of daily pain for ‘trapped’ Lydia

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Wigan Infirmary

Inquest hears Wigan hospital not at fault after six-year-old’s death

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Lush have brought back their 'Sleepy' body lotion.

The £8 body lotion insomniacs are branding a ‘miracle’

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Deborah has stayed positive during her terrifying journey

Tutor faces cancer head on for charity

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