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

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Heyford Road in Kitt Green

Arsonists torch vacant council house

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The incident happened just off The Greyhound roundabout on the East Lancs

Woman taken to hospital following East Lancs crash

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Mum's anger over obesity letter

Health

Stolen war medal found after more than 50 years

News

£25m booster for World Cup

News

Drink-driver crashed into a parked van

Crime
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Thief went on a trolley dash on his birthday

Crime
The NHS

Trust welcomes deaths transparency move

Health

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

Drink-driver crashed into a parked van

Crime
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Thief went on a trolley dash on his birthday

Crime
Rachel Rasburn

Fury as thieving care worker avoids jail

Crime
Police probe

Would-be car thieves threaten to stab owners

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

News
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

News
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

News
The number of empty homes in the borough is dropping

More empty homes being brought back into use

Community

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
Many Britons  are still nervous about clearing snow for fear of getting punished

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your driveway? And what you should NEVER use

Environment
The regulator said it wants suppliers to "go the extra mile" and take firmer action on tackling leaks

Water watchdog vows to cut bills for households in England and Wales

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

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

News
Kelly Jallow with daughter Mariama, five, who was given a letter from school suggesting she was overweight.

Mum's anger over obesity letter

Health
The NHS

Trust welcomes deaths transparency move

Health