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Road crash tragedy couple named

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Reigning champ Martin Appleton-Clare

Pie-Eating Championships are nigh!

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Hacker T Dog with Jack Black, Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart

Hacker T Dog invites stars to Wigan

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The Bridgewater HQ on Smithy Brook Road

Health reviews for two-year-olds

Health

Investigation launched after racist troll abuses footballer

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Drug dealer caught out with gun is jailed for nine years

Crime

An old haunt of Chaplin's is up for sale

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New Year bus fares rise confirmed by operator

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Exterior of the new Wigan Community Fire and Ambulance Station, Robin Park Road, Wigan

999 bosses 'sorry' over no show ambulance

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From left, Artist Hazel Hobson, photographer Glyn Davies, poet Sue Gerrard, volunteer exhibition co-ordinator Vicky Barrow and artist Dorothy Merry - local artists display their work throughtout December at The Village Art Gallery at Shevington Library.

Storyboards, landscapes and nature unite for end-of-year display

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Revellers warned over railway station safety over Christmas period

Transport
Picket line outside Preston

Virgin Trains' workers 'solidly supporting' pay strike

Transport
Delays are reported on the M6 this morning following a multi-vehicle accident, say police.

Delays after multi vehicle crash on M6

Transport
Problems with ice are also being reported on the M65 between junctions 5 and 6.

Ice warning for Lancashire drivers

Transport

Investigation launched after racist troll abuses footballer

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Dale Doran, jailed for nine years

Drug dealer caught out with gun is jailed for nine years

Crime
Don't drink and drive

Drink-driver crashed into a parked van

Crime
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Thief went on a trolley dash on his birthday

Crime

Borough schools achieve well above UK average

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Winstanley College, one of the two named schools

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

Revellers warned over railway station safety over Christmas period

Transport
Picket line outside Preston

Virgin Trains' workers 'solidly supporting' pay strike

Transport
Wrightington Country Club

Businesses shame for wage breaches

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Coun Seve Gomez-Aspron

Councillor accused of sending phallic symbol to campaign group

Politics
NHS Organ Donor Register card

Opt-out organ donation system moves closer

Health
Former councillor Joe Shaw

Sex offenders and yobs barred from town halls?

Politics

Joe's stunning life turn-around feat

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The new Wigan Fire and Ambulance Station

Community fire and ambulance station officially opens

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

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

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The number of empty homes in the borough is dropping

More empty homes being brought back into use

Community

Dreaming of a white Christmas? The long-range weather forecast is out

Environment
Donated chairs being used at a school in Africa

School's old furniture finds new home in Africa

Environment
The former Ince police station

New proposal to overhaul former police station

Environment
60% are incorrectly planning to recycle shiny or glittery wrapping paper

Most Britons think amount of waste generated at Christmas 'unacceptable'

Environment
The Bridgewater HQ on Smithy Brook Road

Health reviews for two-year-olds

Health
Christmas can be like a scene fromNational Lampoons Christmas Vacation

The common and not so common injuries sustained at Christmas

Offbeat
Wigan Infirmary bosses have warned people to stay away unless necessary

Waiting times soar to 12 hours at Wigan Infirmary A&E

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