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Cowboy builder ordered to prove he can pay compensation

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Motorist drives wrong way on PAVEMENT at busy Wigan junction

Crime
The Line in Standish

Hold-ups on old rail line

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Dixon Avenue in Newton. Pic: Google Street View

Second arrest made in connection to pensioner’s death

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Wigan trader fined £2,000 after undercover op

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Police: We are tackling drugs issue

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Whistleblower blasts care home as deal axed

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NATIONAL: Family of boy killed in Barcelona attack say they were 'blessed to have him'

Crime
The CPS says it will p rosecute complaints of hate crime online "with the same robust and proactive approach used with offline offending

Online and offline hate crime must be taken equally seriously, new CPS rules say

Crime
Firsdale industrial estate, of Nangreaves Street, Leigh

Speedboat, caravan and cars wrecked in suspected arson attack

Crime

Two days of rail strikes announced

Transport
KFC's Chicken AM

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

Eating Out 4
One for the, er, road

Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

Transport 2

Steep climb in number of air passengers arrested for drunken behavior

Transport 8

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

Offbeat 10

Cowboy builder ordered to prove he can pay compensation

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Motorist drives wrong way on PAVEMENT at busy Wigan junction

Crime
Dixon Avenue in Newton. Pic: Google Street View

Second arrest made in connection to pensioner’s death

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Wigan trader fined £2,000 after undercover op

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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

Education 3

Ex-school site to be sold after housing plan fails

Business
The RMT has called another strike

Two days of rail strikes announced

Transport
Opponents of the technique claim it will harm the environment, but supporters say it is a beneficial source of energy

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

Offbeat 8
KFC's Chicken AM

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

Eating Out 4

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

North West 8
Bin collection staff are in dispute with Wigan Council

Strike and overtime ban in bin dispute

Politics
HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

Environment 7
John Skipworth, who stood for the Lib Dems in Makerfield, at June's General Election

Lib Dems launch bid to recoup lost election deposit

Politics
Adult social care was one of the most hotly discussed topics

Ombudsman reveals all on council complaints

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Hold-ups on old rail line

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Wigan Pier

Developers flock to take over Pier site

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Wigan Council is in a war of words with a leading motoring organisation as it insisted work upgrading parking meters to take the new 1 coins is on the right road.

Drivers take a pounding

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Opponents of the technique claim it will harm the environment, but supporters say it is a beneficial source of energy

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

Offbeat 8

Digital autopsy service launches in Lancashire

Health
We find out about the overhaul in 999 systems

Revamped 999 system aims to reach seriously ill patients even faster

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Is your child on a 'clean eating' diet?

How ‘clean eating’ can damage children’s health

Health
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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