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30-year labour of love keeps John on the right track

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Tunisian police delayed arrival on scene of beach massacre, inquest is told

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Wigan Town Hall

Consultation on STI funding

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Sign up for new campaign ‘One Year No Beer’ and get healthy

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MP joins war on obesity

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Bullying businesses are wrecking lives

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Winter refuge helping the homeless reopens

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Swan saved from tree in dramatic rescue

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Couples urged to consider fostering

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Volunteer dog walkers Olivia and Debra McCarthy walk dogs Pal and Daisy

Year of success for dog rescue

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Council gets more cash to tackle pothole menace

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Police and ambulance services are currently attending athree-car accident on the M6 Northbound.

UPDATE: All lanes now re-opened after three-car smash on M6

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HS2 project

Consultation events planned over HS2 bid

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Police urge drivers to take care when driving in icy conditions.

Police are urging drivers to take care in icy conditions

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Travellers are being urged to check routes are clear before they set off.

Environment Agency urges travellers to check flood risk ahead of Christmas getaway

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Man in hospital after being assaulted

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Police fear more people may have been tricked

Warning after 'tax office' fraudsters target pensioner

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Man stabbed in row over noise

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The car park at Red Rock Lane, Haigh

Wigan’s dogging shame

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All-female team bringing A-levels back to college

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Maxine Armstrong, from Wigan And Leigh Hospice, receiving a cheque at Westleigh High School

Staff and pupils raise more than £5,000 for hospice

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Headteacher David Worthington, centre, with pupils from nursery at Worsley Mesnes Primary School, Wigan, they are upset after the milk delivery was stolen from the school in the early hours of the morning.

True extent schools targeted by criminals revealed

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Child seatbelt danger warning

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Bullying businesses are wrecking lives

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Move today and save cash

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Council gets more cash to tackle pothole menace

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Steve Burns, Wigan Council, Coun David Molyneux, Wayne Chapman, managing director for mda and Andrew Dickman, db symmetry at the new M6 Epic 110+ site

Freight hub brings major jobs boost to Wigan

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Last-ditch attempt to save community hall

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Mandy Lowe with beloved cat Coco. Mandy has started a petition to make councils scan dead pets for microchips

Call to scan dead pets for microchips

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Manchester

Mayoral hopefuls outline why they deserve votes

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GM mayoral candidate Andy Burnham MP

Development plan needs 'radical re-write', says Burnham

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Protesters gather outside Wigan Town Hall

Protest over development plan

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Swan saved from tree in dramatic rescue

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Volunteer dog walkers Olivia and Debra McCarthy walk dogs Pal and Daisy

Year of success for dog rescue

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Areas in Mosley Common which residents are concerned will be lost due to the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework

Angry residents to rally over planning blueprint

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Just some of the fly-tipping in the borough

A new pledge to clamp down on fly-tip menace

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Consultation on STI funding

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Sign up for new campaign ‘One Year No Beer’ and get healthy

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GM Mayoral candidate Andy Burnham meets Jim Lawrence, Sam Palmer and Conor McTomney of Wigan-based Trim Down Shape Up on a new campaign to fight obesity

MP joins war on obesity

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Warren Done with some of the donated clothes, at Atherton and Leigh Shelter for HoPe (homeless people)

Winter refuge helping the homeless reopens

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Lisa Brabrook needs six operations to remove the excess skin

Fund-raising appeal to help teacher after dramatic weight loss

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