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Wigan detectives drop Hindley Green murder inquiry

Crime
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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Craig Breen

Former Marine Craig now making music

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Charlie Gard's parents Chris Gard and Connie Yates

'Sorry we couldn't save you' says Charlie Gard's mum as court fight ends

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New study reveals the 'key to cuteness' in dogs

Offbeat

Huge rise in complaints about roads

Business

Hospital faced mass cyber attacks

Health

Experiencing a taste of college life

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Tenants’ flourishing garden designs triumph again

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Westleigh Park in Leigh, the scene of the attack

Manhunt after girl, 13, is grabbed in park

Crime

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

Offbeat 7
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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Train users are being warned of disruption ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend

Train users warned over closures and reduced services over bank holiday

Transport 7

Wigan detectives drop Hindley Green murder inquiry

Crime
Charlie Gard's parents Chris Gard and Connie Yates

'Sorry we couldn't save you' says Charlie Gard's mum as court fight ends

Offbeat 4
Westleigh Park in Leigh, the scene of the attack

Manhunt after girl, 13, is grabbed in park

Crime
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

Week in court

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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

Education 4

Union launches new blast on primary tests

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

Offbeat 7
A car driving around a pothole

Huge rise in complaints about roads

Business
The statepension agewill rise from 67 to 68 from 2037

State pension age to rise to 68 earlier than planned

Business 4
Andy Burnham, police and transport chiefs

Public transport safety blitz is launched

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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

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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The Rose Centre in Lowton

Hopes civic hall could be saved are dashed

Environment

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
June Lomax from Leigh, with a photograph of her daughter Sandra

‘Let my daughter leave hospital’ pleads mum

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