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 STUNNED mum has told how her young daughter found a long piece of plastic embedded in her shop-bought birthday cake.13 comments
WIGAN borough’s fire chief has issued a stern warning about the dangers of smoking leading to house fires.2 comments
A MAN who sold sleeping pills to help keep-fit enthusiasts wind down after the gym found himself before a judge.
A man suffered a head injury from a push to the floor in Leigh, leaving him hospitalised.
The family of the man who died following a collision on the East Lancs Road at Leigh have paid him tribute.
LEIGH’S stupendous win over high-flying Batley Bulldogs was all the more amazing considering they were playing for pride!
AN car passenger died as rush-hour traffic was brought to a standstill yesterday following a collision on a busy major road near Leigh.
A WHITE-KNUCKLE challenge will help one of the borough’s biggest charities.
A NEW £200,000 facility to test blood has opened at Leigh Infirmary as part of the multimillion investment programme across Wigan’s hospital trust.
THE sprawling site of the borough’s last super pits is to be transformed by hundreds of new homes and community facilities.
A SERIES of derelict rooms has been developed into rehearsal studios, office space, training and meeting rooms at Cadence Cafe, in Tyldesley.
A NUISANCE tenant who made his neighbours’ lives a misery has been caged.
FAMILY and friends of tragic teenager Jade Anderson, who was mauled to death by a pack of dogs, gathered to pay their respects at her funeral.12 comments
A Leigh man will run the Manchester Marathon on Sunday to pay tribute to his grandfather, who died earlier this month.
HEALTH chiefs claim that the number of 10-16 year olds who missed out on the controversial MMR vaccination in the late 1990s and early 2000s is behind the epidemic which has hit the borough.26 comments
THREE residents are celebrating after receiving a qualification from Wigan Council.
A HIGH school brass band which dedicated its performance to a student who was recently tragically killed won a prestigious contest.
A NEW community radio station has launched in Tyldesley.
A NEW hub which will allow local artists and musicians to rehearse, record, film videos and perform live, opens its doors tomorrow (Friday).
A SECOND man has been charged in connection with a shooting in Wigan.
THE family of a charity worker and campaigner has blasted council funding cuts which have closed the building named in her honour.2 comments
A FLASHER has been charged after exposing himself to a teenager on a crowded bus.
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Saturday 18 May 2013
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