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Wigan new-build engulfed in flames after suspected arson

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Special investigation: Hidden epidemic of military suicides

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The crash on the M6 on January 10th

Tragic driver in fatal Wigan motorway crash "did not brake"

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Travellers accused of trashing popular Wigan leisure centre

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Man admits sending racist tweet to Wigan Athletic player

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Wigan writer inspired by Downton drama

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Appeal to find man's relatives

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Bill Alty

Wigan village’s restaurant opens

Community
Industrial action is planned for this weekend

Paramedics set for weekend strike over pay dispute

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One in five drivers now has a dashcam, AA finds

Transport
Motorists face severe congestion

Summer getaway warning as motorists face 'Frantic Friday' congestion

Transport
Overcrowded trains and cancelled services are causing misery for thousands of local commuters

Rail bosses quizzed over new timetable shambles

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Following earlier trials to increase the speed limit through roadworks from 50mph to 55mph or even 60mph, the company is going to test if varying speed limits could safely be operated within a set of roadworks without increasing the risks to either drivers or road workers.

Highways England to test increase of speed limits through motorway roadwork areas

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Northern staff were due to walk out this weekend

Rail union drops plans for weekend train strike

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The leisure centre was refurbished earlier this year

Travellers accused of trashing popular Wigan leisure centre

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Striker Ivan Toney

Man admits sending racist tweet to Wigan Athletic player

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Dont be tempted to leave you child home alone

Warning issued not to leave children home alone

Crime

School building evacuated due to chemical incident

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Memories cannot be formed before about three-and-a-half years

40% of people have first memories that are made up, study finds

Education

VIDEO: Pupils give their teachers a good soaking for charity

Education
Are "do-gooders killing fun and laughter"?

Punch and Judy man hits back at political correctness

Whats on

One in five drivers now has a dashcam, AA finds

Transport
Motorists face severe congestion

Summer getaway warning as motorists face 'Frantic Friday' congestion

Transport
Job Centre Plus

Claimant count rises following welfare reform

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Overcrowded trains and cancelled services are causing misery for thousands of local commuters

Rail bosses quizzed over new timetable shambles

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Special investigation: The hidden cost of war

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The controversial barrier which could be lifted

Controversial Wigan road barrier could be lifted

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Jo Platt MP

Frontbench role for MP Jo Platt

Politics
Bolton West MP Chris Green

Borough MP is latest to quit over Brexit

Politics

Wigan village’s restaurant opens

Community

PICTURE GALLERY: Wigan through the decades

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Gabrielle Thompson, who is supporting the Bricks summer campaign to feed hungry children

Wigan charity's plan to combat child hunger during school holidays

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Home Secretary Sajid Javid (right) meets police officers and residents at Muggleton Road in Amesbury, Wiltshire

Woman dies after being exposed to Novichok

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The concrete slab that has been moved from its original spot andf time capsules stolen that placed under it in 1995 by pupils

Thieves dig up Wigan schools’ time capsule buried 23 years ago

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Temperatures on the rise into hot and sunny weekend

Environment
Keep Britain Tidy's new campaign

National campaign challenging 'careful littering' launched

Environment
Hosepipe bans are due to come into force

Water bosses defend action on leaks as hosepipe ban looms

Environment
Industrial action is planned for this weekend

Paramedics set for weekend strike over pay dispute

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Hundreds of Wiganers are unfit for work due to alcoholism

Hundreds of Wiganers on disability benefits for booze addiction

Health
It is a criminal offence to offer or allow a person under the age of 18 to use a sunbed

Council issues under-age alert for tan salons

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