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Convicted paedophile's neighbours want him evicted

Crime
The McDonald's in Leigh

Unaccompanied teens hit by McDonald's evening ban

News
Lee Wilding

Wigan paedophile's images included victims 'just months old'

Crime
A dilapidated building on Darlington Street

Wigan's eyesore buildings needing some attention

Environment

Road repairs defended as pothole problems raised

Environment

Appeal to find Wigan man's next of kin

News

Riddle over sudden demise of Wigan pub

News

Wigan beer figures speak out against industry sexism

News
The Wallgate outlet

Wigan shop beefs up security in wake of armed robberies

Crime

Wigan teen's hopes for artistic breakthrough

News

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
More than half a million new car buyers chose black last year

Black drives back into top spot as nation's favourite new car colour

Transport
The scene of the accident

HGV driver killed in M6 smash was just 37

News

Convicted paedophile's neighbours want him evicted

Crime
Lee Wilding

Wigan paedophile's images included victims 'just months old'

Crime
The Wallgate outlet

Wigan shop beefs up security in wake of armed robberies

Crime
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Wigan mum wrongly claimed £12,000 in benefits

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

Riddle over sudden demise of Wigan pub

News

These are the top 10 Volkwagen GTI models of all time

News
The company apologised at the time and cut the price of replacement batteries

Apple boss says iPhone update will let users switch off battery slowdown feature

Business
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

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
Jo Platt

MP blasts troll for web attack on Wigan Council chief exec

Politics

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
Tracy Sheppard of Resolutions Mediation and Family Group Meetings CIC

One and a half million reasons for good causes to be cheerful

Community

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

Planners allow homes to be built on green belt land

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

Confusion of ‘substandard’ Wigan bridges report

Environment

Wigan cancer survivor urges people to help make a difference

News
Figures provided by Public Health England show that 37 per cent of children in the borough left primary school with weight problems. Picture posed by model

Rise in number of obese Wigan schoolchildren

Health
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