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Bogus taxi driver is jailed after raping teenager

News
Chloe Haydock

Tributes pour in for young mum killed in car crash

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Parkside Colliery before it was demolished

New plans to be submitted for Parkside regeneration

Business
Police incident

Car crash leaves large hole in the side of a house in Wigan

News

Magistrates give Wigan crook one final chance

Crime

Waste firm hopes for double planning success

Environment

'Worrying number' of adults drinking to cope with day-to-day life

Health

Black drives back into top spot as nation's favourite new car colour

Transport
The popular Leigh Sports Village which requires some remedial work

Structural work begins at sports centre

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Plans for 80 homes off Langham Road, Standish, will be discussed by councillors on Tuesday

Housing plan saga continues

News

Black drives back into top spot as nation's favourite new car colour

Transport
The scene of the accident

HGV driver killed in M6 smash was just 37

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The green bridge over the A556 in Cheshire

Plan to use striking views by major roads to stimulate tired drivers

Transport
The planned route for the three stages of the M58 link road

Crossroads for M58 scheme

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The car was well alight on the motorway

Vehicle fire causes more disruption on M6

News

Bogus taxi driver is jailed after raping teenager

News
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Magistrates give Wigan crook one final chance

Crime
Devenn Sutherman, accused of an attempted murder in Hindley on Christmas Day

Man appears in court over attempted murder in Wigan on Christmas Day

Crime
Police probe

Wigan sex pest jailed

Crime

School hailed for improvements

News
St John's CE Primary School in Abram was rated as "good" after an Ofsted inspection

Ofsted inspectors praise three primary schools

News
Standish High has been incorporated into an academy with Southlands High at Chorley

Academy status is formalised at high school

Education
Youngsters tuck into their desserts

We feed over 100 primary schools every Christmas

Education
Talk to your child about having some responses ready if they are asked to send explicit images

Advice for parents concerned about children sexting

Health

New plans to be submitted for Parkside regeneration

Business
More than half a million new car buyers chose black last year

Black drives back into top spot as nation's favourite new car colour

Transport
As of January 13, all surcharges for paying with either a credit or debit card will be banned

Card surcharges ban - what does it mean for consumers?

Business
What is open banking?

How open banking could transform your money habits

Business

MP blasts troll for web attack on Wigan Council chief exec

Politics
Steve Jones

Embattled politician vows to contest by-election

Politics
Coun Steve Jones

Councillor’s resignation U-turn blocked

News
Extra police were on hand at tonight's council meeting in Wigan

Police on hand as security beefed up for Wigan council meeting

Politics

Homeless charity is back on the streets

News
Picture from Highways England

UPDATE: Roads reopen after motorway pile-up

News
Tracy Sheppard of Resolutions Mediation and Family Group Meetings CIC

One and a half million reasons for good causes to be cheerful

Community
Animal-shaped wheatbags

Firefighter’s warning after son, 8, had burning Topshop wheatbag in his bed

Business
Neil Aspinall with son Jacob soon after he was born

Fun day in memory of devoted dad Neil

News

Waste firm hopes for double planning success

Environment
Spy cameras are being deployed in the war on fly-tippers

Will spy cameras help to dissuade Wigan's fly-tippers?

Environment
Leopard Gaze: by Martin Van Lokven

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year people's choice award shortlist

Environment
Joanna Rog, 22, who has spoken about how she uses alcohol to help her deal with stress

'Worrying number' of adults drinking to cope with day-to-day life

Health
Missed appointments data has been released for Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust

43,640 missed appointments at Wigan NHS establishments

Health
Kerry Barr and Andy Cameron from Healthy Mind UK

Siblings launch schools mental health campaign

Health