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Grieving relatives of the Tunisia attack to sue tour operator

Grieving relatives of some of the British victims of the Tunisia terror attack plan to sue tour operator TUI after a coroner ruled all 30 were unlawfully killed.

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Police appeal

Woman armed with iron bar robs shop

Police are appealing for information after a masked woman armed with a metal bar robbed a shop.

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Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

Week in court

A round-up of people who have appeared before Wigan and Leigh magistrates.

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Prospective Independent candidate Darryl Picton and Coun Steve Jones

Call for more police to tackle yob menace

An opposition councillor is calling for a more visible police presence on an estate he claims is plagued by drugs and anti-social behaviour.

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Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

Week In Court

Round-up of people brought before Wigan and Leigh magistrates...

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Detectives are appealing for witnesses for this attempted armed robbery

Chip shop staff threatened in robbery

Staff at a Wigan takeaway were threatened by a masked raider wielding "a gun in a plastic bag".

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Scott Shambley, 12, was missing from home

Missing 12-year-old boy has been found

A 12-year-old boy who had been missing from home has now been found.

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A dispute has broken out about private patrols in a Wigan community

Dispute over street patrol costs

Rows have broken out over the cost of private street patrols in Wigan.

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The guided busway

Dangerous ‘chicken’ games on busway spark warning

Transport bosses have warned about the dangers of trespassing on the guided busway after youngsters were spotted playing suspected games of ‘chicken’.

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The burnt-out caravan on the allotment owned by Stephen Foster and his family at Stubshaw Cross

Wrecking spree at allotment is condemned

A furious allotment plot holder has condemned “mindless vandalism” after yobs went on a shocking wrecking spree at the plot owned by his family.

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Week in court

Week in court

A round-up of people who have appeared before Wigan and Leigh magistrates.

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Police officers

Hate crime surge after Brexit vote

Greater Manchester was one of three police force areas to record more than 1,000 post-Brexit hate crime incidents, new analysis reveals.

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Man charged with assault of 96-year-old dementia sufferer

Man charged with assault of 96-year-old dementia sufferer

A man has been charged after a 96-year-old woman was attacked and robbed at a care home.

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Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

Man admits door slam injury to his partner

A man has admitted injuring his partner’s hand in a slammed door.

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Week in court

Week in court

A round-up of people who have appeared before Wigan and Leigh magistrates.

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Rolf Harris

Rolf Harris cleared of three sex charges in second trial

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has been cleared of three sex charges.

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Police were called to the incident at around 6.10am

Man dies after being 'struck by train'

Police were called to a fatality after a man was "struck by a train" in Penwortham.
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Christopher Thompson

‘Depraved’ man who targeted children is behind bars for 27 years

A man who sexually abused a boy and preyed on children online has been jailed for more than 27 years.

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Michael Johnson

Armed robber jailed after threatening shop worker

A robber who threatened an off-licence employee with a knife is behind bars.

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Bennell was remanded in custody until March.

Woman fined after identifying victim of child sex abuser on Facebook

A woman “outed” the female victim of a sex predator by putting a picture of her and comments about her on the Facebook.

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