Embrace this, don’t fear it! - Cook

Paul Cook is fully expecting Doncaster Rovers to go for the jugular tonight against his wounded Wigan Athletic side.

The defib was only installed at the store last month

Dentist restarts cyclist's heart with newly installed defib

Heroic members of a Wigan community used a defibrillator installed just weeks ago to help restart the heart of a “seriously injured” cyclist.
Rothay Manor dates back to the Regency period

Travel review - Rothay Manor, Ambleside

Within walking distance of Ambleside town centre can be found Rothay Manor: for many years a byword for good taste, comfort and fine dining.

Dashcam captures violent attempted carjacking

Two masked men tried to smash the windows of a Bentley as the driver stopped at traffic lights.
North West
£26k car could go for pennies in Black Friday auction

£26k car could go for pennies in Black Friday auction

One lucky punter could land what's been dubbed the greatest Black Friday deal ever - by driving away a brand new car for as little as a few pennies.
Drivers are now 13 times more likely to receive a ticket than a decade ago

RAC warn drivers of increased private parking fines over Christmas

Overstaying in private car parks could prove to be a hidden cost this Christmas as the RAC is warning drivers they are now 13 times more likely to receive a ticket than a decade ago.
Andreas Granqvist

Former Latic ends Ibrahimovic’s reign

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s reign at the top of Swedish football has been brought to an end - by a former Latic.

The man has been taken to Wigan Infirmary

Man airlifted to hospital following collision

A cyclist has been airlifted to hospital following a collision with a vehicle.
Chris Conlin

Cash raised for homeless Chris’ funeral

Tragic homeless man Chris Conlin will be given a send-off by the community after a fund-raising campaign to pay for his funeral surpassed its target.
Ann Maguire

Ann Maguire murder: Jury considers conclusions

A jury has gone out to consider its conclusions in the inquest into the death of teacher Ann Maguire, who was murdered in her classroom by a 15-year-old student.
A flashback to the rink opening in 2009

Roller rink future is secured by new deal

A deal has been struck to safeguard the future of Wigan and Atherton’s roller rinks - and protect the futures of more than 40 employees.
The plants are on sale in Asda until January.

Could pineapple plants be the cure for snoring nightmare?

It's an issue that has been causing couples to argue for generations. But now Asda have come up with a solution that could help those who are driven to distraction by their partner snoring.
Bottles and drug paraphernalia left outside the day care centre on Queen Street in Golborne

Yob problem: We're fighting back!

Police and the council have strongly defended their efforts to tackle anti-social behaviour following criticism by a former councillor.
The incident happened outside the Esso garage on Ormskirk Road

Man taken to hospital after being hit by van

A man was taken to hospital after being hit by a van on a busy Wigan street.
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Parent called Wigan headteacher a 'sex case' and a 'paedo'

A parent threatened a new Wigan headteacher and called him a paedophile during a heated row in front of shocked children, a court heard.
Be on your guard, charity warns

Cancer charity's bag scam warning

A cancer charity is urging Wigan residents to be on their guard after its name and work were hijacked by vile scammers.
Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes

Gossip: Names in Baggies’ frame?

Tuesday’s football gossip focuses on Tony Pulis’ potential replacement....

Shaun Wane

Wane gives Warriors pre-season training plans a revamp

Wigan will stay at home this off-season.

Wigan Warriors
Paul Cook

Cook convinced recipe remains right

Paul Cook insists he’s not about to throw out the baby with the bath water as Wigan Athletic attempt to get back to winning ways on Tuesday night against struggling Doncaster Rovers.

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