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Murder probe in Haydock: Victim is named

Crime
Nick Sullivan

Man in court charged with murder after Hindley pub death

News
Wigan Infirmary accident and emergency department

Lengthy Wigan A&E waits revealed

Health
The Georgia Brown pub in Hindley, where the assault took place

Man charged with murder after Hindley pub fight

News

Firefighters' warning about smoke alarms after house is left damaged

News

New charity hub planned for Wigan shop

News

Kym Marsh's charity ball for Archie

News

Tesco swings axe on supermarket staff in jobs cull

Business
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Wigan man bound over after home bust-up

Crime
Dave Hitchen

Friends cycling in memory of popular Billinge dad

News

Two women suffer 'major trauma' after M58 crash near junction of M6

Transport
The number of roads police officers fell by nearly a third between 2007 and 2017

Drivers do not think police will enforce road laws, survey finds

Transport

These are the top 10 Volkwagen GTI models of all time

News
The DfT estimates its proposals would have saved motorists more than 100 million a year

Plans to extend MOT-free period for new cars scrapped

Transport
The junction of Pepper Lane and Old Pepper Lane, Standish

Car overturns on country lane in Wigan

Transport

Murder probe in Haydock: Victim is named

Crime
Nick Sullivan

Man in court charged with murder after Hindley pub death

News
The Georgia Brown pub in Hindley, where the assault took place

Man charged with murder after Hindley pub fight

News
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Wigan man bound over after home bust-up

Crime

Parents struggle to secure top school choice

Education
Cansfield High School in Ashton

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

Tesco swings axe on supermarket staff in jobs cull

Business
The number of roads police officers fell by nearly a third between 2007 and 2017

Drivers do not think police will enforce road laws, survey finds

Transport
The Ben Jonson suddenly ceased trading

Riddle over sudden demise of Wigan pub

News

These are the top 10 Volkwagen GTI models of all time

News

Police cuts putting residents at risk, says MP

Politics
An EU flag flies in the face of Parliament

Wigan campaigners clash on Brexit poll

News
Jim Ellis

Out of court pay-off 'not a guilt admission', say Wigan Council

News
The Park Hotel in Ince before it was demolished

Homes plan revealed for former pub site

News

New charity hub planned for Wigan shop

News

From creme brulee to prawn cocktails: Classic dinner party menus from the 1950s to the 2000s

Lifestyle

These are the top 10 Volkwagen GTI models of all time

News
Dawn French (left) and Lana Nocker shortly after Helping The Homeless was founded

Homeless charity is back on the streets

News
Picture from Highways England

UPDATE: Roads reopen after motorway pile-up

News

Wigan's eyesore buildings needing some attention

Environment
A pothole on Scot Lane spotted by Ian Hall

Road repairs defended as pothole problems raised

Environment
A new report suggested most council-owned bridges were not suitable for heavy goods vehicles

Confusion of ‘substandard’ Wigan bridges report

Environment
Coun Stephen Hellier spoke against the plan to use local green belt

Planners allow homes to be built on green belt land

Environment
Wigan Infirmary accident and emergency department

Lengthy Wigan A&E waits revealed

Health

Wigan cancer survivor urges people to help make a difference

News
Bad breath is easily one of the most off-putting hygiene issues a person can have

This is how to get rid of bad breath

Health