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News

People from Wigan have the second best sex in the UK

News
Care home fees on the rise

Care home fees in Wigan set to rise

News
Police probe

Doorstep acid attack leaves Wigan man scarred for life

Crime
Jordan Appleton

Family pay tribute to their ‘beautiful boy’ Jordan

News

Jail for violent duo over hotel robbery

Crime

VIDEO: Wigan gran learns to read after 50 years

News

In Pictures: Wiganers On The Town

News

Borough woman's relief as Windrush scandal finally highlighted

News

VIDEO: Footage released as police tackle illegal off-road bikes

Crime
Coun Jeanette Prescott with the CCTV camera installed on Ormskirk Road in Pemberton

Councillors investing in CCTV

Crime

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
A burnt out Smart car in London

Small cars likelier to be vandalised, says insurance firm

Transport

Doorstep acid attack leaves Wigan man scarred for life

Crime
Richard Johnson (left) and Jordan West

Jail for violent duo over hotel robbery

Crime

VIDEO: Footage released as police tackle illegal off-road bikes

Crime
Coun Jeanette Prescott with the CCTV camera installed on Ormskirk Road in Pemberton

Councillors investing in CCTV

Crime

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

When do parents in Lancashire find out about primary school places and can I appeal?

Education

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
The site in Orrell up for auction

Former Wigan council depot going under the hammer

Business

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

'Startling' number of police have signs of depression, police federation warns

Crime

IN PICTURES: 17 cars from British Leyland’s 50 year history

News
Geoffrey Shryhane

Public notice warns of a womaniser...

Opinion
Leigh Cats and Dogs Home

'Extreme concerns' spark probe at borough animal shelter

News
The collapsed stand that left one fan dead

The day stand collapsed at Wigan's rugby semi-final

Nostalgia
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

Britain poised for hottest day of the year so far

Environment

Don't let stress take control of your life

Health
House mice may be spreading resistant superbugs

EEK! There's a superbug mouse in the house

Health
Left, Alfie's parents, right Alfie Evans

Alfie Evans' parents apologise after reports of intimidation by hospital protesters

Health