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New statue is unveiled after arson attack

A community has rallied round to replace a statue damaged in an arson attack.

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Further warnings over falling school budgets

Further warnings over falling school budgets

Schools across the country are approaching financial “breaking point” a union has said with Wigan schools facing a cut of £444 per pupil.

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Year Five pupils with Keith Houghton MBE

Katie’s poem inspired by veteran visit

Youngsters from a local school were so inspired by a visit from a member of the Royal British Legion they decided to write about.

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Work in progress at the new four-storey building which will be ready for the new school term in September at The Deanery High School

Builders are ahead of schedule at new Deanery High School

The new Deanery High is slowly taking shape as builders complete sections ahead of schedule.

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Students get a taste of Chinese at Winstanley College

College hosts foreign languages seminar

Dozens of A-level students from across the North West took part in a languages workshop at Winstanley College.

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Wigan primary school placed in special measures

Wigan primary school placed in special measures

A primary school has been placed in special measures by education inspectors.

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One in 10 secondary schools are under-performing

One in 10 secondary schools are under-performing

Almost one in 10 secondary schools, collectively teaching more than 200,000 children, are under-performing, according to Government figures.

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High school told it needs to improve

High school told it needs to improve

Education inspectors have found a high school requires improvements.

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Marsh Green Primary School

D-day for school consultation

A consultation on whether to enlarge a Wigan primary school is about to close.

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Shevington Community Primary School

Plan to close Wigan primary school clears latest hurdle

A proposal to close a Wigan primary school has been recommended for approval by council officers.

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Pupils at Mab's Cross Primary School

School’s smart way to recycle uniforms

A Wigan school has launched a uniform swap scheme scheme to get pupils in the recycling habit and boost its renovation fund.

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Headteacher David Worthington, centre, with pupils from nursery at Worsley Mesnes Primary School, Wigan, they are upset after the milk delivery was stolen from the school in the early hours of the morning.

True extent schools targeted by criminals revealed

Brazen thieves helped themselves to a set of goalposts from a Wigan primary school, shocking new figures have revealed.

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Child seatbelt danger warning

Child seatbelt danger warning

Shock figures show hundreds of Lancashire parents are struggling to strap their children in cars safely.

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Anna Dawe, principal of Wigan And Leigh College

College rated as ‘good’ by watchdogs

Staff and students are celebrating after Wigan and Leigh College was judged to be “good” by education inspectors.

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Aliens issue warning after pie’s space mission

A chilling video has appeared on social media following the launch of a meat and potato pie into space.

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Pie me to the moon: Wigan businessman’s publicity stunt is crust the job

A Wigan businessman could be set for a new career as a “gastronaut” after successfully launching a meat and potato pie into space.

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Organiser Tony Callaghan and pie maker Bill Kenyon ready with the space-bound pie

History is made as a pie is launched into space!

The date 15-12-16 will live long in the memories of people the world over after the first ever launch of a meat and potato pie into space.

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Joining Jack's Alex Johnson with her prestigious award

Joining Jack’s Alex Johnson wins ‘Woman We Admire’ award

A Wigan mum who founded a charity in honour of her young son has been recognised with an award.

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