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Motorway closures after 'serious collision' near Wigan

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BIG BREXIT SURVEY

BIG BREXIT SURVEY: Two-fifths of people in Wigan think we would be better off economically in Europe

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Verne Troyer. Photo: PA.

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

Have you seen missing man William Hope?

Crime

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

Crime

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

Transport

Kirkby couple sentenced for bus shelter sex session

Crime
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

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Dave and George Hughes

Images: The machine flown over from Germany to keep Wigan dad's heart beating

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Motorway closures after 'serious collision' near Wigan

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

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

Transport
Aston Martin Vantage

First drive: Aston Martin Vantage

Transport
Speed limits are set for a reason

Half of drivers think speeding is acceptable, poll finds

Transport
Potholes are worse than ever after this winter

Pothole breakdowns soar following harsh winter weather

Transport

REGIONAL: "He's evil. Simple as that," says the cousin of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi

Crime

Have you seen missing man William Hope?

Crime
The overturned car. Photo: Lancashire Road Police.

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

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

Motorway closures after 'serious collision' near Wigan

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Photo: John Stillwell/PA Wire.

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

BIG BREXIT SURVEY: Two-fifths of people in Wigan think we would be better off economically in Europe

Politics
PM Theresa May

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

BIG BREXIT SURVEY: Two-fifths of people in Wigan think we would be better off economically in Europe

Politics
Verne Troyer. Photo: PA.

Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer has died aged 49

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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

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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
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

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Dave and George Hughes

Images: The machine flown over from Germany to keep Wigan dad's heart beating

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Patients are being encouraged to get out of their pyjamas during a hospital stay, as part of an intiative to celebrate the NHSs 70th birthday

Wiganers urged to get out of hospital PJs

Health