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Council reveals they have received online threats including rape, beheading and electrocution

Crime
Dean Wood Manor in Orrell

Medication given illegally at Wigan care home

Health
Dave, Louise and George before Dave's op

Appeal launched to help family of heart transplant dad

News
Gates padlocked at Haigh Hall

Picnic protest will highlight Haigh Hall fears

News

Wigan nursery is ‘not for sale’ say owners

Community

Plans in motion for St George’s parade in Wigan

News

Justice chief summit over ‘Helen’s law’

News

Wigan neighbours scoop £60,000 on postcode lottery

News
Unison members joined hospital staff and members of the community to protest against 'back door privatisation'

Ballot open for action over Wigan hospital staff firm move

News
Dave and George Hughes

Images: The machine flown over from Germany to keep Wigan dad's heart beating

News

First drive: Aston Martin Vantage

Transport
Speed limits are set for a reason

Half of drivers think speeding is acceptable, poll finds

Transport
Potholes are worse than ever after this winter

Pothole breakdowns soar following harsh winter weather

Transport
A Southwest Airlines plane sits on the runway at the Philadelphia International Airport after it made an emergency landing

What happens when a plane window is smashed?

Transport
Learner driver

New drivers could be BANNED from driving with car full of friends in 'boy racer' crackdown

Transport

Council reveals they have received online threats including rape, beheading and electrocution

Crime
Police probe

Doorstep acid attack leaves Wigan man scarred for life

Crime
Chloe Haydock

Probe into young Wigan mum's road death continues

Crime
Police were called

Kirkby couple sentenced for bus shelter sex session

Crime

Ofsted tells Wigan school it must improve

Education
The number of Wigan children attending one of their chosen primary schools has risen

Success for Wigan parents on National Offer Day

Education
Thousands of Wigan schoolchildren got one of their preferred schools

Joy for thousands of Wigan families on National Offer Day

News
Rose Bridge Academy in Ince, which is estimated to be losing a staggering 371,440 between 2015 and 2020.

Scope of Wigan school cash cuts finally revealed

Education
Education Awards 2018 - get your nominations in now

Education Awards 2018: Nominate now

Education

Wigan farm’s success is cropping up

Business
Aston Martin Vantage

First drive: Aston Martin Vantage

Transport
Speed limits are set for a reason

Half of drivers think speeding is acceptable, poll finds

Transport
Changes to the payments of Universal Credit have been rolled out in Wigan

Wigan braced for controversial changes to Universal Credit payments

News

Borough MPs' alarm over Parliament being sidelined on Syria

Politics
A motion condemning abuse of public figures online has been proposed for full council by Coun Paula Wakefield (left) and has been criticised by independent candidate Jim Ellis (right)

Wigan Council to debate disgusting online abuse

Politics
Jimmy O'Neill - standing in Ince

Canvassing begins as Wigan election looms

Politics
MP Jo Platt

MP demands funding boost to save councils from financial ruin

Politics

Wigan nursery is ‘not for sale’ say owners

Community
Wigan Youth Zone's armed forces day

Wigan Youth Zone in display of commitment to armed forces

News
John and Pauline Wardropper, Robert Lamberth and Samantha Thompson are busy preparing the building and painting furniture which has been donated, for Sams Armed Forces Hub

Hub to offer a warm welcome at cafe venture

Community
Rev Roger Gibbard

Shock at sudden death of popular ex-Wigan vicar

Community
One of the units at Wigan Enterprise Park, which is set to be fully demolished

Bid for 325 new homes in Wigan moves a step closer

Community

Picnic protest will highlight Haigh Hall fears

News
Wigans native bird, the willow tit, has been spotted across Lancashire

Twitchers’ delight as willow tits are spotted

Environment
There is likely to be a short, intense burst of spring flowering

Don't miss the brief burst of spring, gardeners urged

Environment
Dean Wood Manor in Orrell

Medication given illegally at Wigan care home

Health
Unison members joined hospital staff and members of the community to protest against 'back door privatisation'

Ballot open for action over Wigan hospital staff firm move

News
Dave and George Hughes

Images: The machine flown over from Germany to keep Wigan dad's heart beating

News