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Car crashes into front of Wigan petrol station in bizarre accident

News
Paula Johnson and Paul ODonnell

Wigan neighbours scoop £60,000 on postcode lottery

News
Overall, 73% of the adult residents in Wigan said their sex life was good.

People from Wigan have the second best sex in the UK

News
Care home fees on the rise

Care home fees in Wigan set to rise

News

Doorstep acid attack leaves Wigan man scarred for life

Crime

Probe into young Wigan mum's road death continues

Crime

Wigan's Week In Court

Crime

Man suffers broken jaw after unprovoked assault in Wigan nightclub

News
Jordan Appleton

Family pay tribute to their ‘beautiful boy’ Jordan

News
Richard Johnson (left) and Jordan West

Jail for violent duo over hotel robbery

Crime

Pothole breakdowns soar following harsh winter weather

Transport
A Southwest Airlines plane sits on the runway at the Philadelphia International Airport after it made an emergency landing

What happens when a plane window is smashed?

Transport
Learner driver

New drivers could be BANNED from driving with car full of friends in 'boy racer' crackdown

Transport
A burnt out Smart car in London

Small cars likelier to be vandalised, says insurance firm

Transport

Doorstep acid attack leaves Wigan man scarred for life

Crime
Chloe Haydock

Probe into young Wigan mum's road death continues

Crime
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Wigan's Week In Court

Crime
Police were called to reports of an assault in a Wigan nightclub

Man suffers broken jaw after unprovoked assault in Wigan nightclub

News

Success for Wigan parents on National Offer Day

Education
Thousands of Wigan schoolchildren got one of their preferred schools

Joy for thousands of Wigan families on National Offer Day

News
Rose Bridge Academy in Ince, which is estimated to be losing a staggering 371,440 between 2015 and 2020.

Scope of Wigan school cash cuts finally revealed

Education
Education Awards 2018 - get your nominations in now

Education Awards 2018: Nominate now

Education

When do parents in Lancashire find out about primary school places and can I appeal?

Education

Wigan braced for controversial changes to Universal Credit payments

News
Wigan Council's finance team with the certificate

Wigan Council highly commended for efficiency

Business
Debenhams

Debenhams profits plunge nearly 85% after battering by Beast from the East

Business
Potholes are worse than ever after this winter

Pothole breakdowns soar following harsh winter weather

Transport

Borough MPs' alarm over Parliament being sidelined on Syria

Politics
A motion condemning abuse of public figures online has been proposed for full council by Coun Paula Wakefield (left) and has been criticised by independent candidate Jim Ellis (right)

Wigan Council to debate disgusting online abuse

Politics
Jimmy O'Neill - standing in Ince

Canvassing begins as Wigan election looms

Politics
MP Jo Platt

MP demands funding boost to save councils from financial ruin

Politics

They’re gone but not yet forgotten

Opinion
Calum Macleod, chairman of the Police Federation, described the situation as being "in crisis"

'Startling' number of police have signs of depression, police federation warns

Crime

IN PICTURES: 17 cars from British Leyland’s 50 year history

News
Geoffrey Shryhane

Public notice warns of a womaniser...

Opinion
Leigh Cats and Dogs Home

'Extreme concerns' spark probe at borough animal shelter

News
Wigans native bird, the willow tit, has been spotted across Lancashire

Twitchers’ delight as willow tits are spotted

Environment
There is likely to be a short, intense burst of spring flowering

Don't miss the brief burst of spring, gardeners urged

Environment

Britain poised for hottest day of the year so far

Environment
Going to the gym can make you feel happy long after you have been taking the strain

Four good reasons for why you should start working out

Opinion

Don't let stress take control of your life

Health
House mice may be spreading resistant superbugs

EEK! There's a superbug mouse in the house

Health