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Wigan teen rushed to burns unit with serious injuries following chip pan fire

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Louise Hughes and son George

‘Thank you for all your support’ says wife of heart transplant dad

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The overgrown Springs Branch line - set for a 46m investment

New £46m Wigan home for trains provides jobs boost

Transport
Young Dylan

Wigan tot badly scratched by overgrown bush

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Capital gains for Wigan rail passengers

Transport

Residents' fury over Wigan path drug syringes haul

Environment

Dog theft rates ‘through the roof’ campaigner says

Crime

Wigan man breached his community order

Crime
A Rough Collie

Man admits having out-of-control dog

Crime
A royal wave?

World gets first glimpse of new royal

News

New £46m Wigan home for trains provides jobs boost

Transport
More trains to London for Wiganers

Capital gains for Wigan rail passengers

Transport
Timothy Hill

Director jailed after giving speed cameras the finger

Crime
The M58

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

Dog theft rates ‘through the roof’ campaigner says

Crime
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Wigan man breached his community order

Crime
A Rough Collie

Man admits having out-of-control dog

Crime
Timothy Hill

Director jailed after giving speed cameras the finger

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

New £46m Wigan home for trains provides jobs boost

Transport
More trains to London for Wiganers

Capital gains for Wigan rail passengers

Transport
Timothy Hill

Director jailed after giving speed cameras the finger

Crime
The M58

Motorway closures after 'serious collision' near Wigan

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Labour to press ahead with new public holiday plans

Politics
BIG BREXIT SURVEY

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

ROYAL BABY: It's a boy for William and Kate

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RETRO GALLERY: Party like it’s 1999!

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The Duchess of Cambridge

ROYAL BABY: The Duchess of Cambridge admitted to hospital in early stages of labour

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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

Politics
Verne Troyer. Photo: PA.

Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer has died aged 49

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Residents' fury over Wigan path drug syringes haul

Environment
Snowy mountains reflected in Buttermere Lake in the Lake District

UK braced for April snowfall as temperatures drop

Environment
Gates padlocked at Haigh Hall

Picnic protest will highlight Haigh Hall fears

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Alfie Evans' life support was switched off on Monday night

Father of Alfie Evans says his son has been 'breathing for nine hours' despite life support being turned off

Health
Claire Roff, Sarah Hill, Rachel Singleton, Danielle Irving and Maxine Guy with Beau

Borough midwives promote alternative delivery

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Police block protesters from the entrance to Alder Hey Children's Hospital

Alfie's Army try to storm hospital after European Court rejects parents' plea

Health