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Leigh homelessness hub opening delays

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General view of Crankwood Road where off-road bikes are a nuisance

Off-road bikers 'terrorising' neighbourhood

Transport
Andy Burnham

Greater Manchester Mayor to hold Q&A session at Wigan venue

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Hindley train station parking

Wigan councillor says it’s a ‘scandal’ as proposals for station are dropped

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'Volunteering gives me a purpose'

News

Week in court

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Teen flasher exposed himself to schoolgirl

Crime

Parents' scarlet fever warning

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The bridge on Plank Lane

Leigh bridge closure causing chaos

News
Nina Lenaghan, Just Matt, David Bamford, Craig Barlow, Abigail Barlow, Nicola Barlow and Steve Mulvaney

Craig’s mission to spread the word

News

Off-road bikers 'terrorising' neighbourhood

Transport
Drivers are suffering long delays

Delays on M6 after gritter breaks down

Transport
There have been several incidents this morning

Weather warning after crashes on motorway in Wigan

News
Emergency services were called out to reports of a collision involving ablue and white Austin Mini Sky Rose and a white BMW, yesterday.

Man killed and two others injured after horror crash in Leigh

Transport
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This is what the law says you can do when someone parks in front of your house

News

Week in court

News
Police hunt

Teen flasher exposed himself to schoolgirl

Crime

Police officer suffers broken fingers after patrol car is rammed

Crime
Police raid a suspected cannabis firm in Firs Lane, Leigh

Police bust £40k cannabis farm

Crime

National awards for Leigh’s sporty school

News
Did your child get into their first-choice school?

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

Off-road bikers 'terrorising' neighbourhood

Transport
Victoria Industrial Estate, where Power Drive Services is currently based. Pic: Google Street View

Old ambulance station in Leigh gets new lease of life

News
There have been several incidents this morning

Weather warning after crashes on motorway in Wigan

News

Kendal Calling announces huge line-up for 2018

Music

Greater Manchester Mayor to hold Q&A session at Wigan venue

News
Wigan Town Hall

Wigan Council tax frozen but bills will still rise by 3%

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Elected MPs need to stand up for a free press and local democracy

MPs must protect the local press from damaging Lords amendment

News
Peter Franzen

Ex-councillor's fury at 'heavy-handed' raid and arrest

Politics
Jo Platt MP speaking in Parliament

MPs demand information and clarity on Brexit

Politics

Wigan councillor says it’s a ‘scandal’ as proposals for station are dropped

News
The bags will no longer be free

Free dog waste bags scrapped to save cash

News
The Dray King, picture by Daniel

Hopes of work at Wigan eyesore

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

Planners allow homes to be built on green belt land

Environment

Fish cakes recalled over fears they contain pieces of metal

Health
Doctors warn of "spike" in scarlet fever cases

Parents' scarlet fever warning

News
Laura Black

Charity dinner at Leigh Sports Village for Teardrops in St Helens

News
Andrew Foster

Union’s ballot on Wigan hospitals reshuffle

News
A diabetes blood test

Outstanding diabetes care among country's best

Health