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Dangerous building about to collapse shuts Wigan road

A busy road had to be closed for the demolition of a dangerous building in danger of immediate collapse.
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Coun Ron Conway and Debbie Parkinson at the bridge

Activist's call for traffic lights at Wigan railway bridge

A community activist is calling for changes at a railway bridge in the wake of safety concerns. on the council

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General view of Crankwood Road where off-road bikes are a nuisance

Off-road bikers 'terrorising' neighbourhood

Off-road bikers are “terrorising” a local neighbourhood, according to one resident who has catalogued a string of anti-social behaviour involving the vehicles.

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A Vantage vehicle on the guided busway

Investigation reveals number of Wigan bus miles covered is at lowest for 28 years

Hundreds of thousands of fewer miles are now being covered by buses in Wigan borough as the national network shrinks to its lowest point in 28 years.

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Taxi cab

Wigan taxi licence application figures plummet

Applications to work as a private hire or black cab driver dropped by nearly 75 per cent last year, it can be revealed.

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Drivers are suffering long delays

Delays on M6 after gritter breaks down

Drivers using the M6 this morning have been warned to allow extra time for their journeys after a gritter broke down.
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The £500m new trains heading to the North West

Bosses at train operator Northern are on a mission.

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There have been several incidents this morning

Weather warning after crashes on motorway in Wigan

Drivers are being urged to take care after several motorway crashes in wintry weather.
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The barrier on Walthew House Lane

Wigan residents still waiting for developments in barrier dispute

Residents campaigning for and against the raising of a barrier which would change traffic flow through a Wigan community are still waiting for news.

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Gerald Seddon

Family's tribute to man who died coming home from rugby match

The family of a man who sadly died in a collision in Leigh have paid tribute to the lifelong Leigh Centurions fan.

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Emergency services were called out to reports of a collision involving ablue and white Austin Mini Sky Rose and a white BMW, yesterday.

Man killed and two others injured after horror crash in Leigh

A man has died and two others are seriously injured following a collision in Leigh, say police.

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Saddle Junction

Work on ambitious cycleway at busy Wigan junction to start

Work is to begin next week on an ambitious multi-million pound improvement scheme at one of Wigan’s busiest junctions.
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Traffic is reported to be slow around the area

Delays after crash on M6

All lanes have re-opened on the M6 this morning following an earlier closure due to a three vehicle crash.
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The pictures, tweeted by North West Motorway Police, show a Mini which came off the road

Driver taken to hospital after car overturns on M6

Police have released shocking pictures of a horror crash which took place overnight on the southbound carriageway of the M6.
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This is what the law says you can do when someone parks in front of your house

Other cars pinching your perfect parking space is always a particular annoyance, especially when that spot just happens to be in front of your house.
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Traffic is reported to be slow on the northbound M6 following an accident.

Delays after crash on M6

Traffic is reported to be slow on the northbound M6 following an accident.
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Traffic on the M6

Major overhaul planned for Wigan interchange

Major resurfacing works have been pencilled in for the M6 and M58 interchange.
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Transport investment is significantly lower in the North West than in the capital

Wigan short-changed on transport investment

Planned transport investment in London is two-and-a-half times higher per person than in Wigan, according to a new study.

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Rooney's BMW on sale in Blackpool after the soccer star lost his licence

Wayne Rooney's eco-friendly BMW supercar has been put up for sale on Auto Trader after he was banned from the roads for drink-driving.

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The number of roads police officers fell by nearly a third between 2007 and 2017

Drivers do not think police will enforce road laws, survey finds

Two-thirds of motorists think they can get away with careless driving due to a lack of police on the roads, a survey has found.

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