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Final farewell for tragic Ellen Higginbottom

Crime

Three hurt in town centre collision

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Max Power cradles Lexi-Mae Brown

Latics star’s medal gift to Lexi-Mae cause

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The Rose Centre in Lowton

Hopes civic hall could be saved are dashed

Environment

A touching tribute to Helen McCourt

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Drunk goaded police before being tasered

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State pension age to rise to 68 earlier than planned

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‘I’m sorry about this but I want to go...I love you’

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Emergency services have been called to the scene on Warrington Road

Man injured in rush hour collision

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Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

Pair accused of jaw break attack

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Public transport safety blitz is launched

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Makerfield MP Yvonne Fovargue at Bryn train station

Campaigners hail victory on Sunday rail services

Transport

Second fares hike plans for ring and ride users

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Train users are being warned of disruption ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend

Train users warned over closures and reduced services over bank holiday

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Wigan confirmed as gateway to HS2 in the North West

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Final farewell for tragic Ellen Higginbottom

Crime

Three hurt in town centre collision

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Wigan Magistrates Court

Drunk goaded police before being tasered

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Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

Pair accused of jaw break attack

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Academy delight at teaching status

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Leigh Central Primary School Year 6 pupils and their Clean Air Day competition Best Audio runner-up award with (l-r) Helen Smith, TfGMs Head of Logistics, Environment & Active Travel; Debbie Bell, HOME Building Manager; Mark Matthews, ucreate; Richard Houghton, Leigh Central Primary School Deputy Headteacher; and Gareth Cheesman, Leigh Central Primary School Chair or Governors

Eco-friendly ad earns school top honours

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Scenes from the Bedford High School Poetry Slam

Well versed for poetry slam

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Praise for SATs pupils as national average beaten

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Union launches new blast on primary tests

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State pension age to rise to 68 earlier than planned

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Andy Burnham, police and transport chiefs

Public transport safety blitz is launched

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Makerfield MP Yvonne Fovargue at Bryn train station

Campaigners hail victory on Sunday rail services

Transport

Second fares hike plans for ring and ride users

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An extra £24k is found for ‘executive support’

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Yvonne Fovargue

MPs support pension campaign

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Jo Platt MP making her maiden speech in Parliament

MP’s first speech champions town

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Lord Smith

How will we plug a £52m funding gap?

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Wigan Town Hall

Councils ‘should be at front of funding queue’

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Hopes civic hall could be saved are dashed

Environment
Giant Hogweed continues to be a menace

Giant hogweed causes serious painful illness

Environment
An artist's impression of how the new bus station will look

Wigan bus station to close for a year

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The high rise flats in Scholes

Reassurance for Wigan residents following review of high-rise safety

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A ‘long road to recovery’ for Manchester blast victim Lucy

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Hygiene ratings - latest results

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June Lomax from Leigh, with a photograph of her daughter Sandra

‘Let my daughter leave hospital’ pleads mum

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Louise Sedgwick, Dave Hughes (who needs a heart transplant) and their baby son George

Anguish for family over cancelled heart operation

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Rat droppings among stored food at Pizza Pizza

Mice infestation at Wigan takeaway so bad it presented a risk to public

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