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Evicted travellers set up camp on another public field

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The M65 has been closed by police between junctions six and five

UPDATED M65 re-opened following crash

Transport
The late Avril Townshend

Wheels of Steel raise cash in memory of Wigan mum

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Air ambulance called to collision on motorway

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Fitness fans brave the heat for mental health charity challenge

Health

New barriers to halt anti-social quad bikers in Wigan

Transport

Wigan father-of-two's drowning tragedy

Health

Mystery bug found in bird seed packet bought in Wigan

Health
Devenn Sutherman

Jealous partner jailed for 13 years for Christmas Day stabbing.

Crime
Next of kin appeal

Appeal for next-of-kin of Wiganer, 87

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UPDATED M65 re-opened following crash

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Air ambulance called to collision on motorway

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Coun Nathan Murray with the new barriers

New barriers to halt anti-social quad bikers in Wigan

Transport
Traffic backs up as it approaches the Saddle

Saddle Junction roadworks causing a stir

Transport
It's coming home

Virgin Trains gives ticket restrictions the boot to get fans home to watch England

Transport

Jealous partner jailed for 13 years for Christmas Day stabbing.

Crime
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Trial date fixed over police assaults case

Crime
Bolton Crown Court

Wigan man faces jail after air rifle attack on youngsters

Crime
Wigan Town Hall

Plans announced to tackle drugs and anti-social behaviour in Wigan community

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Wigan mum's anger after school mix up

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CEO of Community First Academy Trust Sue Darbyshire - the new leadership team at Rose Bridge Academy

Wigan school plan "not fit for purpose" say inspectors

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Students from South Korea visit Nicol Mere Primary school

Wigan school welcomes Korean visitors for educational project

Education
Some of the senior prefects from St John Fisher High School get ready to leave for their prom wearing ribbons in memory of classmate Lucy Davies, who died after contracting sepsis while battling leukaemia.

Lucy remembered at school leavers’ ball

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Assistant headteacher Helen Leach with pupils Callum Moore, 16, Charlotte Banks, 13, and Scott Anderson, 12, from Hope School  and The Brick charity project manager James Leach-Holt,

Cash challenge turns Wigan pupils into fortune hunters

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New barriers to halt anti-social quad bikers in Wigan

Transport
Traffic backs up as it approaches the Saddle

Saddle Junction roadworks causing a stir

Transport
It's coming home

Virgin Trains gives ticket restrictions the boot to get fans home to watch England

Transport
Poolstock Locks in Wigan

Restrictions placed on Wigan canals as water shortage hits

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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
Boris Johnson

BREAKING: Boris Johnson resigns as Foreign Secretary

Politics

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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The concrete slab that has been moved from its original spot andf time capsules stolen that placed under it in 1995 by pupils

Thieves dig up Wigan schools’ time capsule buried 23 years ago

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St Peter's high school had planned to hold its Leavers' Dinner at Rivington Barn

Wigan school changes Leavers' Dinner location over fire fears

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Evicted travellers set up camp on another public field

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The former Chinese Delight restaurant is now an eyesore

Wigan restaurant could soon be bulldozed for flats

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Ironman competitors riding through Standish at a past event

Controversy as Ironman is cut short by promoters

Environment
CrossFit JST gym fitness challenge participants

Fitness fans brave the heat for mental health charity challenge

Health
Paul Bullough

Wigan father-of-two's drowning tragedy

Health
The mysterious insect Chris Winstanley found

Mystery bug found in bird seed packet bought in Wigan

Health