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News

Employees held at gunpoint during robbery

Crime
Marie McConnell

Hunt for scammer who stole late mum's ring

News
Hindley Prison

REVEALED: What inmates in our prisons will be tucking into on Christmas Day

News
Police

Woman denies pocketing £7k of Wigan school funds

Crime

Businesses shame for wage breaches

News

Sweets expert reveals country's favourite Christmas confections

News
The five-a-side team set up to promote better mental health

Football club’s stand against male suicide

Health
Tyler Yates

Teen Tyler remembered for his ‘infectious giggle’

News
The busiest days are predicted to be December 20, 21 and 22

Fears of four hour delays on roads over Christmas

Transport
Union leaders are urging Sir Richard Branson to intervene

Branson urged to meet unions over Virgin West Coast pay row as strikes loom

News
Researchers suggested that momentary distraction is a common contributor to road traffic deaths

Full moons can increase likelihood of fatal motor bike crashes

Transport
The Saddle Junction

Adam Bridge delays finally set to end

Transport

Employees held at gunpoint during robbery

Crime
Marie McConnell

Hunt for scammer who stole late mum's ring

News
Police

Woman denies pocketing £7k of Wigan school funds

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
Wrightington Country Club

Businesses shame for wage breaches

News
Andy Baxendale aka The Sweet Consultant

Sweets expert reveals country's favourite Christmas confections

News
"ATM deserts" could be created

Link says it is 'committed to maintaining geographical coverage of free ATMs'

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

Community fire and ambulance station officially opens

Community
Gary (left) and Jason (right) after the Lakeland Monster Miles Challenge

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

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your driveway? And what you should NEVER use

Environment
The regulator said it wants suppliers to "go the extra mile" and take firmer action on tackling leaks

Water watchdog vows to cut bills for households in England and Wales

Environment
Pontoon at the Pier

Canoe pontoon at the Pier

News
The five-a-side team set up to promote better mental health

Football club’s stand against male suicide

Health
Be prepared for those questions

How to answer 9 of the most challenging questions kids love to ask

Health
Plain dried pasta and noodles are still free

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Health