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School building evacuated due to chemical incident

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Hosepipe bans are due to come into force

Water bosses defend action on leaks as hosepipe ban looms

Environment
It is a criminal offence to offer or allow a person under the age of 18 to use a sunbed

Council issues under-age alert for tan salons

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William the guinea pig who was found abandoned in a box

Guinea pig cruelty increases

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Jealous partner jailed for 13 years for Christmas Day stabbing.

Crime

Cash-strapped students could receive £50 TV Licence refund

Business

End of NHS strike is hailed but questions remain over details

Health

Bitter wrangles and strikes in health issue which lasted months

Health
The Lottery Winners

"It's important we remember Viola Beach" says borough band

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Hindley Prison

Prison worker released as part of jail drugs probe

Crime

Virgin Trains gives ticket restrictions the boot to get fans home to watch England

Transport

New charges come in at Manchester Airport from next week

Transport
Manchester Road, Astley

Schoolgirl suffers head injury in road collision

Transport

Legoland bins Northern Rail attractions to get behind furious rail passengers

News

Jealous partner jailed for 13 years for Christmas Day stabbing.

Crime
Hindley Prison

Prison worker released as part of jail drugs probe

Crime
Police incident

Digger used to smash vehicles in scrap yard

Crime

Video captures mass brawl in town centre

News

School building evacuated due to chemical incident

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Travellers on the field on Monday

School’s plea after travellers leave site

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Bedford High School. Pic: Google Street View

Inspector finds Leigh school is still ‘good’

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Associate director Alex Summers. (s)

Lancashire Police spotlight child grooming in new theatre resource

Education
Westleigh High School students working on the play about mental health

School play urges mental health talk

News

Cash-strapped students could receive £50 TV Licence refund

Business
It's coming home

Virgin Trains gives ticket restrictions the boot to get fans home to watch England

Transport
Wigan indoor market

Market traders’ dismay at threat to charge VAT on their rents

News
The Red Arrows kick off the weekend on Friday night

What's on and when this weekend at Southport Airshow, and when the Red Arrows are landing in Blackpool

Whats on

Frontbench role for MP Jo Platt

Politics
Coun Steve Jones

Call for council to do more on homelessness

Politics
Ambulances lined up.

Paramedics across the north west are going on strike today - and more could follow suit soon

Health
Wigan Council leader Coun David Molyneux

New-look top table unveiled at council

Politics
New leader - Coun David Molyneux

New leader of Wigan Council names his top priorities

Politics

Water bosses defend action on leaks as hosepipe ban looms

Environment

New BBC TV show shines the spotlight on the Lake District, one of the jewels of the north west

Arts
Ironman competitors riding through Standish at a past event

Controversy as Ironman is cut short by promoters

Environment
Blackpool Zoo flamingos

LIVE: Watch Blackpool Zoo's newest flamingo hatch

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Council issues under-age alert for tan salons

News
Wigan Council leader Coun David Molyneux

End of NHS strike is hailed but questions remain over details

Health
Unison general secretary Dave Prentis and MPs with strikers

Bitter wrangles and strikes in health issue which lasted months

Health
A picket line during the dispute

NHS strikes over as council's offer stops subsidiary firm

Health
Andrew Foster

NHS row deepens over ban

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