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Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer has died aged 49

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Photo: John Stillwell/PA Wire.

Lancashire care provider seeks rescue plan after financial pressures

Business
The overturned car. Photo: Lancashire Road Police.

Driver of car that overturned on the M6 arrested for suspected drink driving

Crime
In a six-month-period last year, female MPs from all parties were sent more than 25,000 abusive messages on Twitter

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

Crime

Medication given illegally at Wigan care home

Health

Appeal launched to help family of heart transplant dad

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Picnic protest will highlight Haigh Hall fears

News

Have you seen missing man William Hope?

Crime
Stephen Murphy, owner of ABC Nursery, Orrell, upset by rumours the nursery is closing

Wigan nursery is ‘not for sale’ say owners

Community
A photo of the scene posted by Assistant Chief Constable Terry Woods.

M6 closed following "serious injury collision" involving car and lorry

Transport

Driver of car that overturned on the M6 arrested for suspected drink driving

Crime
In a six-month-period last year, female MPs from all parties were sent more than 25,000 abusive messages on Twitter

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

Crime

Have you seen missing man William Hope?

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

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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

Lancashire care provider seeks rescue plan after financial pressures

Business
A photo of the scene posted by Assistant Chief Constable Terry Woods.

M6 closed following "serious injury collision" involving car and lorry

Transport
John and Clare Wignall in a rapeseed field, at Wignalls Farm

Wigan farm’s success is cropping up

Business
Aston Martin Vantage

First drive: Aston Martin Vantage

Transport

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

Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer has died aged 49

News
Stephen Murphy, owner of ABC Nursery, Orrell, upset by rumours the nursery is closing

Wigan nursery is ‘not for sale’ say owners

Community
Air hockey is one of the club attractions

Club relaunch hopes to curb village woes

Community
Wigan Youth Zone's armed forces day

Wigan Youth Zone in display of commitment to armed forces

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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

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

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