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Abuser walks free from court after months of torment for girlfriend

Crime
Joseph Michael Keane

Family's moving tribute to man who died in car crash

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The latest results are in

Hygiene ratings - latest results

Health

Wigan ghost hunter's experiences are out of this world

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VIDEO: Pupils give their teachers a good soaking for charity

Education

VIDEO: And all that jazz ...

Music

REVEALED: United Utilities loses more than 430m litres of water a day to leaks

Environment
William the guinea pig who was found abandoned in a box

Guinea pig cruelty increases

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The axe-wielding raider enters the Asda store bringing terror to staff

Wigan supermarket staff to wear body cams after axe attack

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Highways England to test increase of speed limits through motorway roadwork areas

Transport
Northern staff were due to walk out this weekend

Rail union drops plans for weekend train strike

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The M65 has been closed by police between junctions six and five

UPDATED M65 re-opened following crash

Transport
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Air ambulance called to collision on motorway

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Coun Nathan Murray with the new barriers

New barriers to halt anti-social quad bikers in Wigan

Transport

Abuser walks free from court after months of torment for girlfriend

Crime
The axe-wielding raider enters the Asda store bringing terror to staff

Wigan supermarket staff to wear body cams after axe attack

News

Wigan solicitor on trial in theft case

Crime
Arthur Smiths Solicitors on King Street

Solicitor is found guilty of stealing Wigan firm’s cash

Crime

VIDEO: Pupils give their teachers a good soaking for charity

Education
Are "do-gooders killing fun and laughter"?

Punch and Judy man hits back at political correctness

Whats on
Sue Astley of Aim Together North West. The company, who helped troubled youngsters, has been wound up

Wigan unit for 'troubled pupils' closes

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Year 10 school children from Bishop Rawstorne with colleges carpentry and joinery lecturer Gareth Hill.

Wigan college is buzzing to help dying bee population

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The Deanery High School

Wigan mum's anger after school mix up

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Following earlier trials to increase the speed limit through roadworks from 50mph to 55mph or even 60mph, the company is going to test if varying speed limits could safely be operated within a set of roadworks without increasing the risks to either drivers or road workers.

Highways England to test increase of speed limits through motorway roadwork areas

Transport
Northern staff were due to walk out this weekend

Rail union drops plans for weekend train strike

News

Controversial Wigan road barrier could be lifted

News
Jo Platt MP

Frontbench role for MP Jo Platt

Politics
Bolton West MP Chris Green

Borough MP is latest to quit over Brexit

Politics
Boris Johnson

BREAKING: Boris Johnson resigns as Foreign Secretary

Politics

PICTURE GALLERY: Wigan through the decades

News
Gabrielle Thompson, who is supporting the Bricks summer campaign to feed hungry children

Wigan charity's plan to combat child hunger during school holidays

News
Home Secretary Sajid Javid (right) meets police officers and residents at Muggleton Road in Amesbury, Wiltshire

Woman dies after being exposed to Novichok

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The concrete slab that has been moved from its original spot andf time capsules stolen that placed under it in 1995 by pupils

Thieves dig up Wigan schools’ time capsule buried 23 years ago

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St Peter's high school had planned to hold its Leavers' Dinner at Rivington Barn

Wigan school changes Leavers' Dinner location over fire fears

News

REVEALED: United Utilities loses more than 430m litres of water a day to leaks

Environment

New BBC TV show shines the spotlight on the Lake District, one of the jewels of the north west

TV and Film
MP Jo Platt

MPs voice concerns over massive housing scheme

Environment

Everything you need to know about the hosepipe ban

Environment
The latest results are in

Hygiene ratings - latest results

Health
CrossFit JST gym fitness challenge participants

Fitness fans brave the heat for mental health charity challenge

Health
Paul Bullough

Wigan father-of-two's drowning tragedy

Health