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Wigan dad-of-three's inquest opens

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Heartbroken Dorothy Parr, with daughter Carol Unsworth, and the bare patch left after her artificial lawn was stolen overnight

Pensioners heartbroken after thieves steal £1000 lawn

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IN PICTURES: Wigan’s Race For Life 2018

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Man who tried to lure Wigan schoolgirl into having sex with him skips court

Crime

Former WWE star to guest at Wigan Comic Con

Lifestyle

More NHS strikes as WWL boss hits back

Health

Three strikes in store for suspected Wigan drink-drive and drug offender

Crime
The locked gates faced by Haigh Hall Woodland Park users near the hall

Haigh Hall access woe as gates are locked

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Pupils Isla and Jack, both three, emerge from the inflatable brain

Pupils are given a mind’s eye view of mental health

Health

Bank Holiday car maintenance tips

Transport
The picket line outside Wigan Wallgate station today

Action plan drawn up after train cancellations in Wigan

Transport
Eleven more train services, serving Wigan North Western, have been axed tonight

Eleven trains axed for Wigan in further driver shortages

Transport
The Incident Commander at the rear of the traffic queue following this morning's collison

M6 re-opens after ten-vehicle crash at busy junction

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Pensioners heartbroken after thieves steal £1000 lawn

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Police have issued a warrant for his arrest

Man who tried to lure Wigan schoolgirl into having sex with him skips court

Crime
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Three strikes in store for suspected Wigan drink-drive and drug offender

Crime
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Duo accused of assault to face trial

Crime

Pupils are given a mind’s eye view of mental health

Health
Dr Geoff Baker

New head pledges to make Cansfield ‘a great school’

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Headteacher Dave Fann

MP's crisis plan for failing school

Education
Parents hold a rally with their children in Preston Park, Brighton, in protest at controversial Sats tests for six and seven-year-olds. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 3, 2016. The Let Our Kids Be Kids campaign has organised the day of action in protest at children being "over-tested, over-worked and in a school system that places more importance on test results and league tables than children's happiness and joy of learning". See PA story EDUCATION Sats. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Sats are a testing time for parents as well as children

Education
Exam season is here

As exams loom: 10 ways to nurture children so they don't fear failure

Education

Businessman from Wigan banned over £68k taxman debt

Business
Check your oil level before you set off on a long journey

Bank Holiday car maintenance tips

Transport
The picket line outside Wigan Wallgate station today

Action plan drawn up after train cancellations in Wigan

Transport
Eleven more train services, serving Wigan North Western, have been axed tonight

Eleven trains axed for Wigan in further driver shortages

Transport

New leader's listening pledge and praise for Wigan economy

Politics
The referendum in June 2016

Tory MP calls for a Brexit bank holiday in June

Politics
The bill would prohibit cash machine charges

Labour MP: Ban rip-off cash machine charges

Business
New leader - Coun David Molyneux

New leader of Wigan Council names his top priorities

Politics

Runner completes heart-shaped route around Manchester for arena victims

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Last year's Race For Life at Haigh Woodland Park

Wigan fund-raisers limber up for Race For Life

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VIDEO: Blind and partially sighted experience the thrill of the racetrack

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National Garden Scheme

Beautiful Lancashire gardens available to view via National Garden Scheme

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Counter-terrorist specialist firearms officers (CTSFOs)

Top police marksmen to be issued with night vision and silencers

Community
A protest poster against the restaurant plan

Wigan takeaway owner addresses fears over restaurant plan

Environment
Worsley Mesnes

Have your say on Wigan estate masterplan

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Hundreds of hospital staff strike, as Unison hold a rally against proposals to move some NHS staff at Wigan, Wrightington and Leigh hospitals to subsidiary firm WWL Solutions, held at Believe Square, Wigan

More NHS strikes as WWL boss hits back

Health
Pupils Isla and Jack, both three, emerge from the inflatable brain

Pupils are given a mind’s eye view of mental health

Health

VIDEO: Pink ladies shine in Race For Life

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