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News

Gunpoint raid on supermarket ends with a carjacking

Crime
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Grieving daughter’s race slur family row

Crime
Leslie Hunt

Wigan man missing from hospital in Liverpool

Crime
Father Christmas at the annual Santa parade in Wigan

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

News

Wigan thief has jail term cut

Crime

This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

Crime

Charges over jail disturbance

News

Betting shop smashed up by masked robbers with sledgehammers

News
Coun Steve Jones is supporting traders at Ashton Market

Councillor enters market row

News
Susan Kennedy's image of cans on the factory line at Heinz

Eye popping can photo puts Susan in the Commons

News

Commuting time on the rise in the North West

Transport
Bradley Lodge, nine, with cousin Elliott Guest, on the main road

Concerns at lack of crossing patrol

Transport
The new Audi design centre

Behind the scenes at Audi's new design centre

Transport
A Virgin Trains service

Virgin Trains staff set to strike

Transport
Union members voted by 84% in favour of strikes

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

Environment

Gunpoint raid on supermarket ends with a carjacking

Crime
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Grieving daughter’s race slur family row

Crime
Leslie Hunt

Wigan man missing from hospital in Liverpool

Crime
Sentence reduced

Wigan thief has jail term cut

Crime

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
Around 20 children were taken home by their parents

120 pupils taken out of classes for wearing wrong shoes

Education

Councillor enters market row

News
How long is your journey each day?

Commuting time on the rise in the North West

Transport
Bradley Lodge, nine, with cousin Elliott Guest, on the main road

Concerns at lack of crossing patrol

Transport
Lidl joins fellow budget supermarket Aldi in jumping on the Black Friday tradition

Lidl to take part in Black Friday for the first time

Business

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
Damian Edwardson on election night

Councillor's surprise departure over work pressure

Politics

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
Christine with her baby son Jack

Grieving mum's festive fund-raiser

News
Karen Caffrey with local residents at The One House

Centre opened in memory of tragic David, 39

News

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
Venus (left) and Jupiter in the skies over Brighton Pier

Jupiter and Venus put on a show for early-morning stargazers

Environment
Hygiene ratings

Hygiene ratings - latest results

Health
The mouldy curry sauce

Inspectors to investigate takeaway sauce 'mould'

Health
Listening to soothing ASMR sounds

What is ASMR and why is everyone obsessed with it?

Health