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Gridlock grips Wigan borough's road network

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Storm damage at Lucky Hens Rescue

Storm damage clean-up continues for hens group

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Kylie Hutchison from lawyer Irwin Mitchell reads out a statement on behalf of relatives outside the Royal Courts of Justice

Grieving relatives of the Tunisia attack to sue tour operator

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Waspi members taking their message to Wigan Council

State pension campaign set for major demo

Politics

‘Please help fund our new movie!’

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Woman armed with iron bar robs shop

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One third of eating disorder sufferers not receiving adequate care

Health 1
Trustees of Atherton and Leigh Shelter for HoPe outside the Etherstone Street building

Night shelter’s planning bid

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Ian Darrington, founder of Wigan Jazz Club

All that jazz to carry on, says festival boss

Lifestyle

Police warning after 47 accidents on motorway network

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Members of The Lowton East Neighbourhood Development Forum (LENDF) at the former Kenyon junction rail station.
LTR coun James Grundy, Ed Thwaite, Ray Bent and landowner John Fallon

Call for new railway station

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Delays are expected after a two-vehicle crash

Lane closed on M6 Northbound after two car-crash

Transport 3
Child car seat regulations  everything you need to know about this years changes

Child car seat regulations – everything you need to know about this year’s changes

Transport 2

Grieving relatives of the Tunisia attack to sue tour operator

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Police appeal

Woman armed with iron bar robs shop

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Prospective Independent candidate Darryl Picton and Coun Steve Jones

Call for more police to tackle yob menace

Crime

Unqualified support staff being asked to teach

Education
Wigan is better placed than many to cope with the childcare revamp

Borough ready for free nursery place doubling

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George Osborne

The battle to reverse graduate brain drain

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Lowton CE High School head teacher Julian Pollard

Ofsted says high school still requires improvement

Education
Jon Platt, who successfully challenged a conviction for taking his daughter on an unauthorised holiday during school term time

Supreme Court reserve judgement in term-time holiday legal battle

Education 10

Police warning after 47 accidents on motorway network

North West 1
Yvonne Fovargue MP

The ruinous effects of sly late payments

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Members of The Lowton East Neighbourhood Development Forum (LENDF) at the former Kenyon junction rail station.
LTR coun James Grundy, Ed Thwaite, Ray Bent and landowner John Fallon

Call for new railway station

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The charity Business in the Community is holding a bus tour for local companies

Businesses hop on board community groups bus tour

Business

State pension campaign set for major demo

Politics
Wigan Town Hall

Mystery remains over council tax defaulters

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Jo Cox: The Duchess of Cornwall will join Jamie Oliver to launch what could be the biggest community event since the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, The Great Get Together, in the wake of the murder of MP Jo Cox.

Jo Cox’s husband calls for ‘massive party to show our unity’

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Jenny Bullen

Labour moves swiftly to replace vacant cabinet role

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Sonia Halliwell

Council bosses deny union claims about staff morale

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Storm damage clean-up continues for hens group

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Inside Leigh Parish Church

Use this historic church or lose it

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Rubbish way for the council to save cash

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One third of eating disorder sufferers not receiving adequate care

Health 1
Even if you feel your child may not be cooperative the dentist can give advice - it is important that your child is comfortable in the surgery from a young age.

Everything you need to know to protect your kids' teeth

Health 3
Health bosses are warning about Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH)

Drive to defuse a medical time bomb

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Hygiene ratings - latest results

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Leigh Infirmary

Rehab unit to stay here ... for now

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