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News

Grandparents appeal for help to see Sana again

News
A candle burns dangerously out of control

Deadly dangers of Christmas candles

News
Stephen and Allison Rainford

Couple turns down dog rescue reward

News
Wigan Council director of children's services James Winterbottom with care leavers

Council tax break for young care leavers

Business

Opt-out organ donation system moves closer

Health

Adam Bridge delays finally set to end

Transport

Hard-working duo happy with fruits of their 52-mile challenge

News

Deal to fix council's budget challenge

News
Murdered schoolgirl Lisa Hession

Reward to catch schoolgirl's killer - 33 years on

Crime
What's the most difficult question you've been asked by your child?

How to answer nine of the most challenging questions kids love to ask

News

Adam Bridge delays finally set to end

Transport
Shhh. No mobiles of headphones

Future of quiet carriages on trains under scrutiny after passenger palaver

Transport
Delays are reported to be tailing back to junction 26.

Delays on M6 after series of crashes

Transport
Traffic is backed up to junction 30

Crash caused huge headaches for commuters on M6

Transport
Manchester Christmas Markets

Festive rush leads to early station closure

Transport

Five quizzed over suspected murder of three children who died after house fire

Crime
Murdered schoolgirl Lisa Hession

Reward to catch schoolgirl's killer - 33 years on

Crime
Wigan And Leigh Magistrates' Court

Drunken teen’s dock apology

News
A Vantage vehicle on the guided busway

Police called to late-night busway brawl

Crime

Parent Power list celebrates our top schools

Education
Retiring head Pat Carter with pupils

'I've had the best of both worlds', says retiring head

Education
Young people are taking out substantial loans to pay for courses without much effective help and advice

Spending watchdog raises 'mis-selling' concern over university degree courses

Education
Holy Family School in Platt Bridge

Parents excluded from Wigan school grounds

Education

Council tax break for young care leavers

Business
The Saddle Junction

Adam Bridge delays finally set to end

Transport
Stuart Cowley, Wigan Councils director for adult social care and health

Deal to fix council's budget challenge

News
Emails should be sent to staff about their behaviour before parties

Firms urged to email staff about behaviour before work Christmas parties

Business

Opt-out organ donation system moves closer

Health
Former councillor Joe Shaw

Sex offenders and yobs barred from town halls?

Politics
Ashley Highfield

New reporters 'to hold local councils to account'

Business
Gareth Fairhurst

Council probe launched in community funding row

News

Hard-working duo happy with fruits of their 52-mile challenge

News
The number of empty homes in the borough is dropping

More empty homes being brought back into use

Community
Kieron Smith (second right) with his colleagues at Learndirect, wearing purple for Pancreatic Awareness Day

Learndirect staff in Preston, Wigan and St Helens go purple for Pancreatic Cancer Action

News
Students at St John Rigby College

Students raise funds for babies charity after teacher goes into labour during class

News
Litter in Wigan town centre

Council misses out on litter fines worth £60,000

Environment
The Oraefajokull volcano

Monitoring stepped up at dangerous Iceland volcano

Environment
NHS Organ Donor Register card

Opt-out organ donation system moves closer

Health
Sharon Haliwell

Risk of suicide 'should have been flagged up'

Health
A new sexual health service is being introduced across the borough

New approach to tackling sexual health issues

Health