PEOPLE are being warned to become more savvy when it comes to scams.
LEIGH MP Andy Burnham visited a health truck touring the borough to raise awareness of healthy lifestyles in order to prevent strokes.
A GOVERNMENT U-turn on introducing plain cigarette packaging has been slammed by Wigan Council.
A PIONEERING project to provide after-school activities to hundreds of young people has been recognised with a major award.
HIGH speed rail station plans has received a cautious welcome from neighbouring borough residents.
A 61-year-old man has been arrested by detectives investigating historic sexual abuse at a school in the North West.
Tackling child sexual exploitation is now a bigger priority than gun crime for Greater Manchester Police, a conference has heard.
A businesswoman has been charged with drug dealing after the biggest ever police raids, which took place across Greater Manchester, on suppliers of party drug meow meow.
The death of a 14-year-old schoolgirl near Wigan will be repeated elsewhere in the UK if tougher measures to curb dangerous dog attacks are not introduced, a North West Labour MP warned.
A man has been jailed for eight years for the manslaughter of a soldier, who was from Manchester, in Cyprus, the Ministry of Defence said.
Welsh star Bonnie Tyler flew the flag for the UK with a belting rendition of Believe in Me at the Eurovision Song Contest.
The men shown in these CCTV stills are being sought by police in connection with the robbery of a building society.
Olympic champion Jessica Ennis wore a winning smile as she married her long-term partner at a church in Derbyshire's Peak District.
Three boys have been arrested in connection with the death of a 16-year-old girl who is thought to have taken an illegal drug.
Michael Gove has faced the wrath of headteachers over the state of the education system, just hours after they passed a landmark vote of no confidence in the Government's school reforms.
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