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E-fit released after abduction bid on girl, 13

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The sheep were huddled together on a high spot on the farm, standing in about three inches of water

On the lamb! Rabbits play woolly jumpers for sheep thrills

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Get out of one's way

More than 100,000 over-90's still hold driving licences

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Hypnobirthing is all about relaxation

Chill-out like stars while giving birth

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New team to tackle off-road bikes menace

Crime

Man who sexually abused four girls is behind bars

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Local service for Saffie Roussos will be held in Tarleton

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Trio subject man to machete robbery terror in own home

Crime
A 255 million fund is expected to be unveiled to help councils speed up local measures to deal with pollution

New petrol and diesel vehicles to be banned from 2040

Offbeat 5
The former Bridge Inn, St Helens Road, Leigh

Girl, 12, is hurt in derelict pub fall

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More than 100,000 over-90's still hold driving licences

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A 255 million fund is expected to be unveiled to help councils speed up local measures to deal with pollution

New petrol and diesel vehicles to be banned from 2040

Offbeat 5
The surge in ticketing comes after clamping on private land was banned in 2012

Code of conduct urged as number of parking tickets from private companies rises

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Andy Burnham, police and transport chiefs

Public transport safety blitz is launched

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Second fares hike plans for ring and ride users

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E-fit released after abduction bid on girl, 13

Crime
Chief Insp Tariq Butt, who heads up the road policing unit at GMP

New team to tackle off-road bikes menace

Crime
Warren Kirkby has been jailed for 12 years

Man who sexually abused four girls is behind bars

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West Bank Street, Atherton

Trio subject man to machete robbery terror in own home

Crime

Experiencing a taste of college life

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Leigh Central Primary School Year 6 pupils and their Clean Air Day competition Best Audio runner-up award with (l-r) Helen Smith, TfGMs Head of Logistics, Environment & Active Travel; Debbie Bell, HOME Building Manager; Mark Matthews, ucreate; Richard Houghton, Leigh Central Primary School Deputy Headteacher; and Gareth Cheesman, Leigh Central Primary School Chair or Governors

Eco-friendly ad earns school top honours

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Scenes from the Bedford High School Poetry Slam

Well versed for poetry slam

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A major savings boost will be flowing the way of Lancashire schools after water company bosses agreed to a bill reduction.

£1m windfall flows back to Lancashire schools

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Union launches new blast on primary tests

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On the lamb! Rabbits play woolly jumpers for sheep thrills

Offbeat
Get out of one's way

More than 100,000 over-90's still hold driving licences

Offbeat 7
A 255 million fund is expected to be unveiled to help councils speed up local measures to deal with pollution

New petrol and diesel vehicles to be banned from 2040

Offbeat 5
The surge in ticketing comes after clamping on private land was banned in 2012

Code of conduct urged as number of parking tickets from private companies rises

Offbeat 10

MP’s first speech champions town

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Wigan Trades Council demonstration against the cuts on Market Place

Unions attack Labour council over care plan

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Overflowing bins

Opposition leader’s fury at bin fines plan

Politics

Burnham back in borough to open homelessness fund

Politics

Residents give views on £2.1m cycling plans

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Tenants’ flourishing garden designs triumph again

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Wigan Council planning officer Chris Leather, Coun Myra Whiteside, pupils from Bedford High School, Nick Burdekin from Wigan in Bloom and Stewart McGarrie from Old Leigh Photographs unveiling the sculptures in Leigh town centre last year

Artwork ‘worn in just months’

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Impressions of the �10m Astley Point development

Unique scheme creates affordable new homes

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Chill-out like stars while giving birth

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Cybercrime

Hospital faced mass cyber attacks

Health
Boots The Chemist Picture: PA

Chemist chain ‘sorry’ in morning after pill row

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Stephen Moss

Bands pull out the stops for local ‘legend’

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Kate Roach and baby Charlie at home

Mum’s praise for home birth

Health