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Leigh church film night of women’s campaigns

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Police appeal

Flasher exposes himself to girl on her way to school

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Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles Pete Burt, MP Jo Platt, Angela Pike and Maxine Armstrong, of Wigan And Leigh Hospice

On your marks for next Leigh 10k

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Coun Stephen Hellier spoke against the plan to use local green belt

Planners allow homes to be built on green belt land

Environment

Unaccompanied teens hit by McDonald's evening ban

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Week in court

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Police are left facing budget gap of £12m

Crime

Car lovers out in force to say farewell to Damian

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Did your child get into their first-choice school?

Parents struggle to secure top school choice

Education
Andrew Green

Bogus taxi driver is jailed after raping teenager

News

HGV driver killed in M6 smash was just 37

News
The car was well alight on the motorway

Vehicle fire causes more disruption on M6

News
Calm the nerves with a pre-flight pint?

That pre-flight pint at the airport might be a thing of the past

Transport
A variety of trains from different eras

Rail passengers enduring journeys on 'clapped out' trains

Transport

Flasher exposes himself to girl on her way to school

News
Wigan And Leigh Magistrates' Court

Week in court

News
In a report Mr Burnham said: The number of police officers has reduced by 2,000 since 2010

Police are left facing budget gap of £12m

Crime
Andrew Green

Bogus taxi driver is jailed after raping teenager

News

Parents struggle to secure top school choice

Education
Atherton Community School

Academy will turn things around

News
Talk to your child about having some responses ready if they are asked to send explicit images

Advice for parents concerned about children sexting

Health
Christmas calf show at Myerscough College

Christmas calf show is moo-velous says College

Education
Young people are taking out substantial loans to pay for courses without much effective help and advice

Spending watchdog raises 'mis-selling' concern over university degree courses

Education

That pre-flight pint at the airport might be a thing of the past

Transport
Animal-shaped wheatbags

Firefighter’s warning after son, 8, had burning Topshop wheatbag in his bed

Business
Are you getting all you're entitled to?

300,000 missing out on unemployment benefits

Business
Is it that time already?

Shoppers bemused as Easter eggs start to appear on supermarket shelves

Business

MP blasts troll for web attack on Wigan Council chief exec

Politics
Calm the nerves with a pre-flight pint?

That pre-flight pint at the airport might be a thing of the past

Transport
Wigan Town Hall

Overdue council tax bill nearly £19k

Politics
County Coun Geoff Driver, leader of Lancashire County Council

County Council leader Geoff Driver calls for auditors to investigate payments of £.5m council health and wellbeing grants

News
Ashley Highfield

New reporters 'to hold local councils to account'

Business

Planners allow homes to be built on green belt land

Environment
Maxilead Metals' site at the Parr Bridge Works in Tyldesley

Waste firm hopes for double planning success

Environment

Let there be lights - Spectacular aurora light up the sky in the north

Environment
Formby Hall

Housing proposal for Formby Hall

News

How alcohol really affects your diet

Opinion
The walk-in centre in Leigh

Seven-hour wait at borough's walk-in centre

News
Cases of Aussie flu are increasingly spreading from Blackpool and the Flyde coast to the rest of Lancashire. (s)

Call to spot the signs of flu as cases rise in Lancashire

Health
Health crisis

A&E ambulance waits soar to winter high in Christmas week

Health
The patient got glitter in her eye when it rubbed off a Christmas card

Woman nearly blinded by Christmas card glitter

Offbeat