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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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A minute's silence was observed at Believe Square on Tuesday

Borough’s tribute to victims of Manchester attack

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A police officer on patrol outside the Fat Olive restaurant

'We’ve never had something like this happen here before'

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Residents’ fury over clearance of wildlife site

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

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Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

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Police warning over fraudulent fundraising websites

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Courtney Boyle, 19, was studying criminology and psychology at Leeds Beckett University

Mother pays tribute to 'angels' after daughter and partner are killed in Manchester Arena bomb blast

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Police are currently attending the incident

Bomb squad called to incident in Hulme

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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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Rise in hate crime since Manchester bombing

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A minute's silence was observed at Believe Square on Tuesday

Borough’s tribute to victims of Manchester attack

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A police officer on patrol outside the Fat Olive restaurant

'We’ve never had something like this happen here before'

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One man was arrested in the Moss Side area of Manchester in the early hours of Friday morning and detectives searched a property in St Helens.

Man arrested in connection with Manchester Arena bomb after raid

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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

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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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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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ELECTION 2017: Labour quizzed on costing of manifesto promises

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TV news coverage of the 2017 election isn’t giving you the full picture – especially about Jeremy Corbyn

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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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