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How you can help foil a terror threat

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Tributes left at St Ann's Square in Manchester since the attack. Pic: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Help for children affected by Manchester bombing

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Firefighters were called to four deliberate fires last night

Safety warning after town centre arson attacks

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Salman Abedi captured on CCTV footage on the night of the attack

CCTV released of Manchester Arena bomber on night of attack

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Are UK pollsters headed for another embarrassing election?

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Anger at wasted trip to race track

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ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

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Charity holds flash sale on Race For Life entry

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Claire Rawlinson with son Stanley, who has many allergies, and his big brother Charlie

Mum speaks about son’s serious allergies

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The site between Alder Lane and Green Lane in Hindley Green

Residents’ fury over clearance of wildlife site

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Manchester Victoria likely to remain closed for several days after Manchester Arena bomb

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19 people have been killed in a suspected terrorist incident

Northern rail service changes following suspected terrorist incident at Manchester Arena

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Moto are warning people to expect more traffic than usual

M6 closures to take place next week

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UPDATE: Air ambulance called to M55 following a five vehicle crash

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Northern have said they will be running 40% of its services and more than 300 bus replacement buses.

Rail users in the north west hit by 24-hour strike

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How you can help foil a terror threat

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Tributes left at St Ann's Square in Manchester since the attack. Pic: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Help for children affected by Manchester bombing

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Firefighters were called to four deliberate fires last night

Safety warning after town centre arson attacks

Crime
Salman Abedi captured on CCTV footage on the night of the attack

CCTV released of Manchester Arena bomber on night of attack

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College is marking milestone anniversary in style

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How much would your give your kids to get good grades?

Exam-taking youngsters pledged £205 average in gifts for good grades

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Wigan borough's schools are predicted to take financial hit under the new funding formula

Could local schools avoid budget cuts?

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More children have been given a place at their preferred primary school

Parents’ delight as primary school places granted

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More pupils will attend their first choice schools this year, the council has said

First choice primary figures on the rise

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Crusade spotlights our local markets

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Moto are warning people to expect more traffic than usual

M6 closures to take place next week

Transport
Northern have said they will be running 40% of its services and more than 300 bus replacement buses.

Rail users in the north west hit by 24-hour strike

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Are UK pollsters headed for another embarrassing election?

Offbeat

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

Offbeat 26

ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

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Jo Platt at Atherleigh Park

Health service boost call

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More helpers are needed by bloom group

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Leigh town centre

Town centre scheme escapes cull

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Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

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The standardised green packets aim to discourage young people from ever taking up smoking.

Graphic cigarette pack warnings aim to stop youngsters smoking

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Katie Morley and Emma Johnstone, who are doing the Leigh 10k for Wigan and Leigh Hospice

Running together in a good cause

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Luke Holt and mum Deborah prepare for Race For Life at Pennington Flash

Schoolboy will be special guest at Race For Life

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Tyler and his parents

Help fund stateside treatment for Tyler

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