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VIDEO: Wigan gran fears for family's safety after racial abuse

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Thousands at risk of sex superbug

Thousands of Wiganers could have sex "superbug"

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Julie Green

Your Wellbeing at the forefront of new Wigan hub

Health
Rachel Sharrock (left) and Leoni Brown of Gorilla Glue and Taylor Parkinson of The BrickWorks

Wigan glue company sticking with homelessness

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New Wigan restaurant hopes it has recipe to thrive

Business

Wigan new-build engulfed in flames after suspected arson

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Special investigation: Hidden epidemic of military suicides

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

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Wigan and Leigh courthouse, where the original hearing took place

Man fails in bid to have horse cruelty fine quashed

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Gidlow Lane residents have been without internet or phone access

Wigan residents' fury over internet repair delays

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Motorcyclist has died after crash on A6

Transport
Five years ago, just 1% of members had a dashcam

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

Transport

Man fails in bid to have horse cruelty fine quashed

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'Hitman' wanted over attempted murder of North West man

Crime
The leisure centre was refurbished earlier this year

Travellers accused of trashing popular Wigan leisure centre

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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

New Wigan restaurant hopes it has recipe to thrive

Business
Gidlow Lane residents have been without internet or phone access

Wigan residents' fury over internet repair delays

News
Five years ago, just 1% of members had a dashcam

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

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

Cherry tree planted to mark new beginnings for garden site

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Bill Alty

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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Barrier-lifting given go ahead despite concerns from Wigan councillors

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The new allotments owners of Shevington village

Delight as new Wigan allotment scheme is a huge success

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The heatwave's back!

Temperatures on the rise into hot and sunny weekend

Environment
Keep Britain Tidy's new campaign

National campaign challenging 'careful littering' launched

Environment
Thousands at risk of sex superbug

Thousands of Wiganers could have sex "superbug"

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Julie Green

Your Wellbeing at the forefront of new Wigan hub

Health
Louise Hughes and son George, wife and son of Dave Hughes who died after a transplant in May

Wigan mum's plea after borough patients wait for organs

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