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Wiganer recognises homeless man as his long-lost brother

News
Scruffy and D

Wigan family's plea to help find "seizure cat"

News
Father Michael Higginbottom has been given leave to appeal against his conviction for sexual abuse at St Joseph's seminary in Upholland

Priest convicted of sex abuse is given leave to appeal

Crime

Pest ‘texted ex-girlfriend 12 times while he slept’

Crime

‘Stalking’ ex given ban extension

Crime

Making up for lost time on building sheltered accommodation

Business

How to stay safe from crime whilst Christmas shopping

News
Widows Fishery

Thieves ransack disabled venue

News
Breastfeeding can provide comfort and security, even as a toddler

Breastfeeding beyond the age of two: What are the benefits?

Health

How to prepare your car for winter

Transport
The new Kia Stinger GT S

First drive: Kia's new stinger GT S

Transport
Travelling to work on public transport or by bike could be making you deaf, say scientist

Commuting by bike or public transport could make you deaf, scientists warn

Transport
The M6 tonight

Motorway reopens after lorry fire

Transport
How long is your journey each day?

Commuting time on the rise in the North West

Transport
Father Michael Higginbottom has been given leave to appeal against his conviction for sexual abuse at St Joseph's seminary in Upholland

Priest convicted of sex abuse is given leave to appeal

Crime
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Pest ‘texted ex-girlfriend 12 times while he slept’

Crime
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

‘Stalking’ ex given ban extension

Crime

Flood hit schools and nurseries close across Lancashire

Education
An app is helping pupils tackle bullies

App helps Wigan schoolchildren report bullying

Education
Young people aged 11 to 16 will be urged to run to safety

Anti-terror attack advice for pupils aged 11 to 16 made available for schools

Education
Children should be able to try out "the many cloaks of identity" without being labelled or bullied

Young should not be bullied for exploring their identity, says Church of England

Education
Bullying - there's no place for it

Bullying makes young afraid of being different

Education

Making up for lost time on building sheltered accommodation

Business
Here's our guide for preparing your car for winter...

How to prepare your car for winter

Transport
The new Kia Stinger GT S

First drive: Kia's new stinger GT S

Transport
Travelling to work on public transport or by bike could be making you deaf, say scientist

Commuting by bike or public transport could make you deaf, scientists warn

Transport
Coroner Peter Sigee warned that cyclists could die because of new Government rules relaxing repairs to deep potholes

New pothole repair rules will increase risk of cycling deaths, coroner warns

Transport
The disgraced former Tory deputy chairman believes the country is "sick of elections"

Lord Archer: Corbyn will become Prime Minister if election is held next year

Politics
At the end of last year, there were nearly 56,000 "declared absconders"

56,000 foreign nationals disappear off Home Office radar

Politics
Ruth Brookes, Nick Brookes, Keith Irwin and Janet Mitchell at last years parkrun event with The Brick

Support the homeless by joining run

Community
Staff and trainees at The Hamlet urge people to cast their votes

Votes needed for cash for innovative scheme

News
The proposed unit for Portland Wines at the Winstanley Centre

Councillors to decide on wine and gin bar

Community
Wreaths were laid

The borough falls silent to honour its war heroes

News
Union members voted by 84% in favour of strikes

Driving examiners to stage 48-hour strike on day new test is launched

Environment

Earth-sized planet discovered with 'mild' climate and peaceful parent star

Environment
Planet Earth photographed on December 7, 1972 during the Apollo 17 moon mission

Scientists issue grave 'warning to humanity' 25 years on from landmark alert

Environment
Breastfeeding can provide comfort and security, even as a toddler

Breastfeeding beyond the age of two: What are the benefits?

Health
The plants are on sale in Asda until January.

Could pineapple plants be the cure for snoring nightmare?

Health
Hygiene ratings

Hygiene ratings - latest results

Health