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Borough’s tribute to victims of Manchester attack

The borough will fall silent today to remember those who were killed and injured in the Manchester Arena bombing.

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Saffie Roussos was killed in the terrorist atrocity

In their own words - Friends and families pay tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena bomb

In their own words - friends and families pay tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena bomb.
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A police officer on patrol outside the Fat Olive restaurant

'We’ve never had something like this happen here before'

A Wigan restaurant owner has spoken of the moment police swooped on a terror suspect.
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Schools are open as normal

Schools are open as normal

Council chiefs have reassured parents that there is no threat to Wigan schools and urged them to send their children to classes as usual this morning.

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Police outside a block of flats they raided in Blackley, north Manchester, where a woman was arrested. She has since been released without charge.

Controlled explosion overnight as anti-terror police swoop on Moss Side property

Counter-terror police have carried out a controlled explosion as they searched a property in the Moss Side area of Manchester in connection with Monday's attack.

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EXCLUSIVE: New footage emerges of moment terror suspect is arrested in Wigan

New footage has emerged of the moment a terror suspect was arrested by armed undercover police in the Swinley area of Wigan.
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Update: Man arrested in Wigan in connection with Manchester terror attack

This is the terrifying moment a man is wrestled to the ground by armed police in Wigan in connection with the Manchester Arena bomb attack.

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Police on Upper Dicconson Street

Parents told to stay away from nursery in ‘lock down’

A Wigan nursery was on “lock down” due to an incident connected to the Manchester Arena bomb attack.

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Officers at Upper Diccinson Street in Wigan town centre

Updated: Town centre road closed as armed police swoop

Police have closed off a major road in Wigan - with reports suggesting a man has been wrestled to the ground by armed officers.

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Wiganers queuing at Alchemy Tattoo Studio on Wallgate

Wiganers flock to get tattoos for Manchester victims

Wiganers have turned out in force to show support for the victims of the Manchester attack by getting inked at a town centre studio.

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Fans have been advised to arrive early

Extra security at derby following terror attack

Extra security checks will be in place at St Helens’ derby with Wigan following Monday’s terrorist attack in Manchester.

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Martyn Hett was confirmed a victim of the Manchester bomb blasts

Missing Martyn Hett confirmed a victim of Manchester bomb blast

The partner of Martyn Hett, who went missing in the Manchester bomb blasts, has confirmed that he was killed in the atrocity.
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Jane and Lorenzo Udegbue give The Daily Mile the thumbs ups

Getting parents involved in the walk to school

Wigan parents have been encouraged to pick up The Daily Mile mantra and get active themselves for Walk to School Week.

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Wigan Town Hall

Sick leave cost to town hall

Sick days are costing Wigan Council millions - and their frequency is double the national average.

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Liam Connell reunited with French bulldog, Macey, which went missing and was later seen for re-homing on the Leigh Dogs and Cats Home website pictured at their Wigan, home

Row over dog’s rehoming

An animal shelter has hit back after being accused of trying to sell on dogs instead of reuniting them with their owners.

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Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

Prolific crook sent to prison

A serial offender who stole make-up from a Wigan store has started a jail term after breaching the terms of a previous sentence.

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A total of four people have now been arrested as part of the inquiry into the atrocity.

Three men arrested in connection with Manchester bombings

Three men have been arrested in connection with the Manchester concert bombing as a huge investigation into the attack gathers pace.

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Emergency services at Manchester Arena

Warriors star’s mum and sister, 10, were caught up in terror attack

Warriors star Oliver Gildart has spoken of his shock after his mum and 10-year-old sister were caught up in the Manchester terrorist attack.

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Georgina Bailey and Bradley Edwards

Mum describes mayhem at Manchester Arena

A Wigan mum-of-two has spoken of the mayhem inside the Manchester Arena moments after a suspected suicide bomber detonated a deadly explosive.

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Kelly Brewster, 32, who had been to the concert with her sister, Claire Booth, 34, and her 11-year-old niece, Hollie Booth, had been missing since the attack.

Brave auntie who shielded her niece from Manchester terror attack confirmed among victims

The family of a brave auntie who shielded niece from the Manchester Arena terror attack has confirmed she is among the dead.
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