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News

Adam Bridge delays finally set to end

Transport
Gary (left) and Jason (right) after the Lakeland Monster Miles Challenge

Hard-working duo happy with fruits of their 52-mile challenge

News
Stuart Cowley, Wigan Councils director for adult social care and health

Deal to fix council's budget challenge

News
Murdered schoolgirl Lisa Hession

Reward to catch schoolgirl's killer - 33 years on

Crime

Risk of suicide 'should have been flagged up'

Health

Sex offenders and yobs barred from town halls?

Politics

How to answer nine of the most challenging questions kids love to ask

News

Drunken teen’s dock apology

News
Molly Selby and Lisa Dodgson, who have set up Be Their Voice

Musicians raising their voices about animal cruelty

News
Jason Robinson playing for Wigan

Rugby star Jason Robinson returns for Wigan event

News

Adam Bridge delays finally set to end

Transport
Shhh. No mobiles of headphones

Future of quiet carriages on trains under scrutiny after passenger palaver

Transport
Delays are reported to be tailing back to junction 26.

Delays on M6 after series of crashes

Transport
Traffic is backed up to junction 30

Crash caused huge headaches for commuters on M6

Transport
Manchester Christmas Markets

Festive rush leads to early station closure

Transport

Reward to catch schoolgirl's killer - 33 years on

Crime
Wigan And Leigh Magistrates' Court

Drunken teen’s dock apology

News
A Vantage vehicle on the guided busway

Police called to late-night busway brawl

Crime
Malcolm Alker

RL star faces lengthy sentence

News

Parent Power list celebrates our top schools

Education
Retiring head Pat Carter with pupils

'I've had the best of both worlds', says retiring head

Education
Young people are taking out substantial loans to pay for courses without much effective help and advice

Spending watchdog raises 'mis-selling' concern over university degree courses

Education
Holy Family School in Platt Bridge

Parents excluded from Wigan school grounds

Education

Adam Bridge delays finally set to end

Transport
Stuart Cowley, Wigan Councils director for adult social care and health

Deal to fix council's budget challenge

News
Emails should be sent to staff about their behaviour before parties

Firms urged to email staff about behaviour before work Christmas parties

Business
Looking to bag a bargain before the Boxing Day sales start?

How to get money off Amazon purchases

Business

Sex offenders and yobs barred from town halls?

Politics
Ashley Highfield

New reporters 'to hold local councils to account'

Business
Gareth Fairhurst

Council probe launched in community funding row

News
Yvonne Fovargue

Lives being put at risk by brigade cuts, MP claims

Politics

Hard-working duo happy with fruits of their 52-mile challenge

News
The number of empty homes in the borough is dropping

More empty homes being brought back into use

Community
Kieron Smith (second right) with his colleagues at Learndirect, wearing purple for Pancreatic Awareness Day

Learndirect staff in Preston, Wigan and St Helens go purple for Pancreatic Cancer Action

News
Students at St John Rigby College

Students raise funds for babies charity after teacher goes into labour during class

News
Litter in Wigan town centre

Council misses out on litter fines worth £60,000

Environment
The Oraefajokull volcano

Monitoring stepped up at dangerous Iceland volcano

Environment
Sharon Haliwell

Risk of suicide 'should have been flagged up'

Health
A new sexual health service is being introduced across the borough

New approach to tackling sexual health issues

Health
Janet Rawlings from Bridgewater with The Brick service user Danni Hillier

Health trust giving flu jabs to homeless

Health