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Shipping container full of propane gas bursts into flames in Wigan street

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Marie McCourt ‘sick with grief’ as killer enjoys days out of jail

Crime

IN PICTURES: When terror came to the streets of Wigan

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A man is led away by armed police in Swinley

One year on: When terror lurked on the streets of Wigan

Crime

Firefighters tackle M6 lorry fire

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VIDEO: Brave Wigan teen talks about being caught up in Manchester bombing

Crime

Brave Wigan man ran into the Manchester Arena to aid bombing victims

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Drug driving arrest after two hospitalised in Wigan multi-car crash

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Nurses

Bid to retain Wigan's nursing staff

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Five-year-old Victoria Calland will officially start the Race For Life at Haigh Woodland Park tomorrow

Wigan runners prepare for Race for Life

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Fresh strikes in store for rail passengers in Wigan

Transport

More delays and cancellations on Northern trains after timetabling change

Transport
Cancellations have hit Northern Rail in Wigan

Rail services in Wigan hit by cancellations wave

Transport

Train users across the country face chaos amid timetable change

Transport

Delays and cancellations on Northern trains

Transport

Marie McCourt ‘sick with grief’ as killer enjoys days out of jail

Crime

IN PICTURES: When terror came to the streets of Wigan

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A man is led away by armed police in Swinley

One year on: When terror lurked on the streets of Wigan

Crime

VIDEO: Brave Wigan teen talks about being caught up in Manchester bombing

Crime

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
Abuse shame

Abused Wigan children not hitting education targets

News

Fresh strikes in store for rail passengers in Wigan

Transport
Cancellations have hit Northern Rail in Wigan

Rail services in Wigan hit by cancellations wave

Transport
Diana Johnson said there was a "scourge of motorbikes being used for anti-social behaviour"

Call for garages to stop selling petrol to people riding motorbikes illegally

Transport
There are already rules banning travel with liquids, gels and pastes

Air passengers advised not to take food on flights

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

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

WATCH: Galloway's Society for the Blind in Penwortham gives blind and partially sighted people a driving experience in Wigan

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RETRO GALLERY: Wigan through the decades

Nostalgia

Have your say on Wigan estate masterplan

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A general view of Barrows Farm

Farmer ordered to clear equipment from land because it spoiled views

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Protesters from Meadow Brook Estate

Mixed feelings as Wigan link road gets blessing

Environment
Nurses

Bid to retain Wigan's nursing staff

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Five-year-old Victoria Calland will officially start the Race For Life at Haigh Woodland Park tomorrow

Wigan runners prepare for Race for Life

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Wigan Infirmary

Health chiefs’ headway on scourge of bed-blocking

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