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Police issue appeal for 'threats to kill' man

Crime
Westbourne Avenue, Leigh

Firefighters' warning after spate of wheelie bin arson attacks

Crime
NHS

Big rise in care transfer delays

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GCSE results day is almost here

GCSE Result Day 2017: A survival guide

Education

Child neglect cases probed by the dozen

News

Sunbeds turn one in five into ‘tanning addicts’

Health

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay woman in talcum powder cancer claim case

Health

Delays on northbound M6 after crash

Transport
Applied subjects appear to have created a gender divide, prospects-wise, a report claims

Boys go further on vocational courses

News

NATIONAL: Family of boy killed in Barcelona attack say they were 'blessed to have him'

Crime

Delays on northbound M6 after crash

Transport
KFC's Chicken AM

Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

Whats on
One for the, er, road

Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

Transport

Steep climb in number of air passengers arrested for drunken behavior

Transport

Parking mad - Bungling council slammed for only resurfacing middle of residential street to save money

Offbeat

Police issue appeal for 'threats to kill' man

Crime
Westbourne Avenue, Leigh

Firefighters' warning after spate of wheelie bin arson attacks

Crime
Picture posed by model

Child neglect cases probed by the dozen

News

NATIONAL: Family of boy killed in Barcelona attack say they were 'blessed to have him'

Crime

GCSE Result Day 2017: A survival guide

Education
Applied subjects appear to have created a gender divide, prospects-wise, a report claims

Boys go further on vocational courses

News
Winstanley College students Sophie and Ellie celebrate

Teenagers across the borough celebrate A-level success

Education
There has been a sharp rise in the number of counselling sessions for 16-18-year-olds

Exam worries lead to increasing numbers of young people looking for help

Education
There are plenty of new routes into careers that wereonce the preserve of graduates.

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

Education

UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expert

Offbeat
KFC's Chicken AM

Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

Whats on
There are plenty of new routes into careers that wereonce the preserve of graduates.

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

Education
One for the bank holiday barbecue

Aldi set to bring back 16oz rump steak for less than a fiver

Whats on

Seven-year-old asks Jeremy Corbyn: "When will you be Prime Minister?"

North West
Bin collection staff are in dispute with Wigan Council

Strike and overtime ban in bin dispute

Politics
HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

Environment
Cameras have already been given to 17,500 officers

Armed police to wear head cameras

Politics
Conservative MEP Sajjad Karim

Tory MEP: Britain's 'ridiculous Brexit mess'

Opinion

UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expert

Offbeat
HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

Environment
Discarded rubbish left in the sandpit at Crankwood Park

Park mess is left behind by travellers

News

Vaccination warning for new students after surge in meningitis cases

Health
NHS

Big rise in care transfer delays

News
One study found the average skin cancer risk from sunbeds can be more than double that of spending the same length of time in the Mediterranean midday summer sun.

Sunbeds turn one in five into ‘tanning addicts’

Health
The company is preparing for additional trials in the US and will continue to defend the product's safety.

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay woman in talcum powder cancer claim case

Health
Developments in CT scanning and research have allowed a digital post-mortem to be performed without the need for the traditional invasive procedure.

Digital autopsy service launches in Lancashire

Health