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Fears for training centre after minister pulls funds

Education
James (right) caught swigging from a hip flask on live tv

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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Police officers tell members of the public to leave the scene in a street in Barcelona, Spain

Dozens injured in suspected terror attack

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Strike and overtime ban in bin dispute

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Acting star Ian backs pension campaign

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Peter Kay’s tribute to brave mum Polly

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Week In Court

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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

Education

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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Week In Court

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Chris Parker

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

Crime 1
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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Fears for training centre after minister pulls funds

Education
James (right) caught swigging from a hip flask on live tv

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

Education
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

Education

UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expert

Offbeat
KFC's Chicken AM

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

Eating Out 1
There are plenty of new routes into careers that wereonce the preserve of graduates.

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

Education
Barclays Newtown branch at Asda Wigan

Yet another bank branch earmarked for the chop

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Strike and overtime ban in bin dispute

Politics

Seven-year-old asks Jeremy Corbyn: "When will you be Prime Minister?"

North West 1
HMS Queen Elizabeth

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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UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expert

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HMS Queen Elizabeth

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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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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