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Labour moves swiftly to replace vacant cabinet role

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Christopher Eccleston, who is the new patron of Leigh Film and the Leigh Short Film Festival

Former Timelord Christopher Eccleston is film group’s patron

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Sonia Halliwell

Council bosses deny union claims about staff morale

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Jack Johnson makes his famous Joining Jack salute as he is pushed across the finsihing line of last year's Wigan 10k

RL stars give Jack’s fund a push!

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Community stalwart steps down from neighbourhood forum

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Wrecking spree at allotment is condemned

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Councillors' support for sacked colleague

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Top tips on how to lower your energy bills

Business 7
Leigh Infirmary

Rehab unit to stay here ... for now

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The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

Health 18

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

Transport 2
Hannah Shelmerdine behind the wheel

Dreams come true for daredevil racer

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Next week's roadworks

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North West

Council gets more cash to tackle pothole menace

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Wrecking spree at allotment is condemned

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Police officers

Hate crime surge after Brexit vote

Crime

Man charged with assault of 96-year-old dementia sufferer

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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

Top tips on how to lower your energy bills

Business 7
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
Labour MP for Makerfield Yvonne Fovargue

MP’s fresh call for debt ‘breathing space’

Business

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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Wigan Town Hall

Councillors' support for sacked colleague

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Pte Lee Ellis

MoD compo revamp fury

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Wigan Town Hall

Social housing shake-up to save millions

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Rubbish way for the council to save cash

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Fly-tipping

Changes to bin rota will help save £2m

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Three-week bin rota to go ahead

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Pizzaria Ravello which rated a zero at the end of last year

Food hygiene help offer

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Rehab unit to stay here ... for now

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The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

Health 18
Mollie with her parents Stacie and Lee and her siblings Marley, Maisie and Max

Help Mollie to breathe

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THE GREAT NHS GAMBLE: Maternity cover has to change to meet demand

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Bridgewater Chief Executive Colin Scales

Health trust still needs to get better

Health