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Jul 2019
19/07/2019     £1m funding pot launched to help young people realise their dreams
19/07/2019     Borough's first neighbourhood plan is adopted
Jun 2019
20/06/2019     The Fire Within sparks national recognition
20/06/2019     Recycling waste at the touch of a button
04/06/2019     Schools urged to join campaign to raise money for homeless charity
04/06/2019     Wigan's multi-million-pound pothole repair mission hits the road
May 2019
11/05/2019     Robin Park's £3.5m makeover nears completion as new gym opens
08/05/2019     Beams for second bridge to be laid as part of Wigan’s new link road
Apr 2019
23/04/2019     Have you got what it takes to escape?
Mar 2019
26/03/2019     Investing in our roads
15/03/2019     Council invests in new homes to keep people independent for longer
15/03/2019     Wigan Council crowned best council in the country
15/03/2019     Market Place works set to complete this weekend
15/03/2019     Wigan Life Centre pool maintenance works
15/03/2019     Council leader announces £10m investment fund for Wigan Borough’s towns
06/03/2019     Put Armed Forces Day 2019 in your diary now!
05/03/2019     Works starts on Standish leisure centre
05/03/2019     £24,000 in donations handed over to Mayor’s charities
05/03/2019     My life matters say local school children
05/03/2019     Hopes for £2m to be invested in cultural activity
04/03/2019     Sign up to the borough’s big Spring Clean
04/03/2019     Wigan Borough businesses given cash boost in a bid to recruit more apprentices
04/03/2019     Have your say on environmental improvements in Poolstock
04/03/2019     Young people create artwork for Standish Line
Feb 2019
15/02/2019     A great deal for residents as Wigan one of few authorities to freeze council tax
07/02/2019     Reduction in number of rough sleepers
07/02/2019     Could you change a life?
07/02/2019     Wigan Pride will be back this summer!
Dec 2018
20/12/2018 Photo(s) Electric black cab a first for borough
20/12/2018     Ember in the running for national award
20/12/2018     Take on the head and heart challenge
20/12/2018     Charity in gear with new trustee
20/12/2018     Residents reveal their vision in Big Listening Project
20/12/2018     Don’t forget to recycle this Christmas
20/12/2018     Half a million to hit Haigh this year
20/12/2018     Hindley Pool to open in January
20/12/2018     Success for street lighting scheme
14/12/2018     Warm up this winter with AWARM Plus
14/12/2018     More support for foster carers through innovative new programme
14/12/2018     Wigan woman funds apprentice and invests in local library
14/12/2018     Young people are aspiring to Success 4 Life
14/12/2018     Help for the homeless
14/12/2018     Fly tippers caught out
14/12/2018     Residents compete in first care home Olympics
14/12/2018     Local takeaways fail food allergy testing
Nov 2018
21/11/2018     Councillor reprimanded for making false allegations about hotel business
21/11/2018     Dementia Friends comes to Standish
21/11/2018     Local pit brow lass to be recognised with plaque
21/11/2018     Charity benefits from crematorium recycling scheme
06/11/2018     Market Place revamp in early 2019
06/11/2018     Wigan Council in the running for council of the year award
06/11/2018     Have your say at Big Listening Event
06/11/2018     Working together to tackle homelessness
Oct 2018
30/10/2018     Speakers confirmed for North West Business Expo
30/10/2018     Have your say on sprinklers
30/10/2018     Football brings people together
16/10/2018     Nationally acclaimed chief executive of Wigan Council to retire
16/10/2018     Redevelopment of housing estate one step closer
16/10/2018     Young people meet two world champions
16/10/2018     Shaun Wane to be awarded Wigan Star
11/10/2018     Wigan Borough shows commitment to carers
11/10/2018     Brothers go on holiday of a lifetime
11/10/2018     Businesses sign up for future with the Galleries as events and free parking drive visitors
11/10/2018     Believe Talent Fund supports more athletes
04/10/2018     Poppy project to commemorate war heroes
04/10/2018     18-year-old donates birthday money to suicide prevention charity
04/10/2018     The Hamlet gives young people the chance to gain skills for work
04/10/2018     £2million to be reinvested in Wigan Borough
Sep 2018
18/09/2018     Works to deliver new road begin
05/09/2018     Community fund hits £10m fundraising figure
05/09/2018     New future for Hindley Pool
05/09/2018     Plan to score new pitches in Wigan Borough moves forward
Aug 2018
31/08/2018     Looking after your bins
22/08/2018     PopUp Business School to start one hundred new businesses in Wigan Borough
21/08/2018     Brand new apprenticeship programme launched in Wigan Borough
21/08/2018     Walk to help tackle dementia
Jun 2018
26/06/2018     Four star council website one of the best nationally
May 2018
30/05/2018     Wigan’s aspiring athletes in Talent Fund boost
30/05/2018     Marquees at the ready after park events funding boost
22/05/2018     Residents to share views on regeneration plan for Wigan housing estate
22/05/2018     Brighter Borough scores again
22/05/2018     Recycling rates soar as spring begins
Apr 2018
19/04/2018     Family encourages carers to foster siblings
19/04/2018     Shevington Youth Club reopens
19/04/2018     Primary school admissions success
12/04/2018     Sports Awards to shine a spotlight on local talent
12/04/2018     Opportunity for local construction firms
12/04/2018     Changing lives through technology
12/04/2018     Community cooking lesson
12/04/2018     More support for self-employed residents in Wigan Borough
Mar 2018
19/03/2018     Shops face prosecution after reports of underage e-cig sales
Jan 2018
31/01/2018     New electronic system for waste permits at recycling centres
31/01/2018     Mining statue gets big boost
31/01/2018     A stylish fitness offer for Ashton
25/01/2018     You’ve got a friend in me
19/01/2018     Green light for Standish cycling project
19/01/2018     Apprentices celebrate council leader’s living wage pledge
19/01/2018     Fighting the stigma through fashion
02/01/2018     Weight loss programme gives Sandy a new lease of life
Nov 2017
14/11/2017     Parking is FREE after 3pm for Wigan and Leigh Christmas shoppers
14/11/2017     More free short-stay parking introduced in Wigan
13/11/2017     Wigan Council officially one of the most efficient councils in the country
Oct 2017
31/10/2017     New hub to support victims of domestic abuse in Wigan Borough
31/10/2017     Recognition for young care leavers
31/10/2017     Government misses opportunity to make gambling safer
31/10/2017     Foster children could have their work published
11/10/2017     Pooling health and care budgets
04/10/2017     Town centre businesses given £500,000 boost thanks to The Deal
03/10/2017     Undercover exercise prompts warning to sunbed salons
03/10/2017     Wigan Footballers Walking the Walk on Sky Sports
Sep 2017
07/09/2017     Top That!
Aug 2017
31/08/2017     Nice-Pak sign Wigan Borough’s armed forces covenant
31/08/2017     Million-pound investment pot up for grabs once again
31/08/2017     New bin calendars available ahead of collection changes
31/08/2017     Find out how you can take that first step toward adoption
30/08/2017     Gully vandalism triggers warning
30/08/2017     Marsh Green Library and Life Centre set for refurbishment
29/08/2017     Young people pitch their ideas for making the borough a safer place
29/08/2017     Together for adoption set for launch
24/08/2017     GCSE success for Wigan Borough pupils
24/08/2017     Council and Unison agree resolution to avoid industrial action
24/08/2017     Heart health helps with fight against dementia
16/08/2017     Family fun-day starts conversation about mental health
16/08/2017     Weekend to be proud of for Wigan Borough, says council leader
16/08/2017     Young people invite you into their Wellbeing World
10/08/2017     Lawyers put ‘mind over matter’ in fundraising trek
08/08/2017     Residents urged to respond to the Household Enquiry Form
08/08/2017     Council staff Heinz help meanz more for Africa
08/08/2017     Together for adoption is coming
01/08/2017     Greener and leaner council
01/08/2017     Young people rewarded with sports equipment for brand new project
Jul 2017
27/07/2017     Small businesses to benefit from tax relief
26/07/2017     Dismay following housing appeal decision
20/07/2017     Residents’ delight at fourth flower show win
20/07/2017     Inspirational volunteer groups celebrated
20/07/2017     Nominate your local sporting hero before it’s too late!
20/07/2017     Council backs Lydia’s beautiful bee tribute
20/07/2017     Grab your passport for Wigan Libraries' Holiday Readathon
18/07/2017     Borough’s parks are flying the flag as some of the UK’s very best green spaces
18/07/2017     Yvonne Fovargue MP calls on Government to take action to bring fairer energy prices for all
18/07/2017     Wigan confirmed as gateway to HS2 in the North West
Jun 2017
20/06/2017     New business venture for former asylum seeker Obi
20/06/2017     Tenants wanted for new housing panel
20/06/2017     Watch a live mummy wrapping at the Museum of Wigan Life
13/06/2017     Chance to showcase your blooming good garden
13/06/2017     Council tenants encouraged to download ReportIT
13/06/2017     Young people set to challenge health habits
07/06/2017     Your vote, your voice
07/06/2017     A taste of the continent hits Wigan
07/06/2017     Libraries the place to be this Wellfest
06/06/2017     New picnic areas at Haigh
01/06/2017     It’s the little things that make a difference
01/06/2017     Savings on track
May 2017
30/05/2017     Six local bands set to rock Haigh Fest's return
30/05/2017     Families find new homes thanks to innovative Empty to Plenty scheme
24/05/2017     New mayor celebrated in Wigan Borough
18/05/2017     Bidding formally opens on iconic Wigan Pier buildings
18/05/2017     Tobacco houses taken down
16/05/2017     Wigan Life Centre set for exciting leisure upgrade
16/05/2017     Tea time toast to dementia friendly town
16/05/2017     Love your local Wigan Borough market!
09/05/2017     Wigan school is on the road to Wembley after winning national writing competition
09/05/2017     Transform a child’s life – become a foster carer
02/05/2017     Company fined for unauthorised chopping down of trees
02/05/2017     Polling day arrangements for GM Mayor Elections
Mar 2017
30/03/2017     Your venue, your choice - new ‘freedom’ package launches in Wigan Borough
23/03/2017     Council opens million-pound pot for fifth time
23/03/2017     Families praise The Deal on World Social Work Day
22/03/2017     Ashton Leisure Centre refurb gathers pace
21/03/2017     £14m investment in new affordable homes in Wigan Borough
21/03/2017     Yvonne Fovargue MP has joined stroke survivors in calling for a new national stroke strategy for England
21/03/2017     Council tax scam alert
16/03/2017     Warning to fly tippers
16/03/2017     More than just libraries
14/03/2017     Find out about adoption at drop-in session
Feb 2017
22/02/2017     Yvonne Fovargue MP hits out at Cuts to Local Government Funding
21/02/2017     Pesto at the Dicconson Arms marks its second birthday with a week of celebrations
16/02/2017     Fuel Poverty Awareness Day 2017
16/02/2017     Hundreds join the Spring Clean in Wigan Borough
15/02/2017     Destination Digital
08/02/2017     Video maps making a difference for people with autism
08/02/2017     Find out about adoption at drop-in session
07/02/2017     Work starts on new homes
07/02/2017     Save to Win
Jan 2017
31/01/2017     Help is at hand to tackle those winter fuel bills
31/01/2017     A man was dragged to the floor and repeatedly kicked during an assault in Norley Hall, Wigan
Sep 2016
21/09/2016     Yvonne Fovargue MP backs new campaign targeting the cruel UK puppy trade
14/09/2016     Wigan and Leigh residents invited to take up a pedometer challenge and learn more about their local health services
Aug 2016
11/08/2016     Win Big With Wynsors’ Back to School Shoe Fitting Service
Jun 2016
21/06/2016     MPs prediction that people will be ‘priced out’ of challenging employers confirmed by a Parliamentary Report
10/06/2016     Creative Emotions to build resilience of Wigan’s children
08/06/2016 Photo(s) Charity Summer Fete taking place to raise money for little boy’s cancer treatment
08/06/2016 Photo(s) Local MP Yvonne Fovargue pledges support to help create Carer Friendly Communities in Wigan for Carers Week 2016
08/06/2016 Photo(s) Police release image of man suspected of £300 distraction theft in Wigan
May 2016
31/05/2016     Murphy creates new wetland at local high school
11/05/2016     Yvonne Fovargue MP calls on Government to make Universal Credit work for children
Apr 2016
13/04/2016     Britain in Bloom campaign set to launch
Mar 2016
09/03/2016 Photo(s) Celebration event says, ‘Thanks a Minion’, to children in care
09/03/2016     E.ON invites Wigan community groups to apply for funding from its Energy Action Fund
09/03/2016 Photo(s) Community spirit brightens up Aspull
09/03/2016 Photo(s) Efit released after man exposed himself in Wigan
03/03/2016     New campaign to tackle child abuse launches
03/03/2016     New £500,000 fund to get Wigan Borough moving announced as budget agreed
02/03/2016     Dedicated council staff honoured
Feb 2016
11/02/2016 Photo(s) Lancashire hotel to host dinner for cross code rugby legend
11/02/2016 Photo(s) Couple jailed for dealing cocaine from their Wigan home
Jan 2016
15/01/2016     Don’t let Blue Monday get you down
14/01/2016     Care training places released to meet demand
14/01/2016     The Deal in Action gets back on the road
11/01/2016 Photo(s) “Thank you” to staff who showed true community spirit during floods
11/01/2016     Have your say at Start Well sessions
11/01/2016     Major job opportunities at Manchester Airport for Wigan Borough residents
11/01/2016 Photo(s) Manchester beer and cider festival supports Breast Cancer Care
11/01/2016     No vote, no voice
07/01/2016     Grant help available for flood affected households
06/01/2016     4,000 Wigan residents more energy savvy thanks to training scheme
06/01/2016 Photo(s) Team tackles anti-social behaviour hot spot
05/01/2016     Join the growing numbers going dry this January
Dec 2015
31/12/2015     Can you help those affected by floods?
26/12/2015     Charities given many gifts this Christmas
26/12/2015     Egyptian collection to feature in TV series
26/12/2015     Healthy life expectancy rises
26/12/2015     Sign up to Dry January
21/12/2015     Wigan Borough ahead of childhood immunisation targets
21/12/2015 Photo(s) Museum opens new displays
18/12/2015 Photo(s) Man assaulted in Wallgate, Wigan
18/12/2015     Trading standards balance boards warning
17/12/2015     Christmas in the Courtyard
16/12/2015 Photo(s) Council homelessness service one of the best in the country
15/12/2015     Schools in Wigan Borough selected for pilot mental health scheme
14/12/2015 Photo(s) Patrick’s Christmas wish comes true
11/12/2015     Arrest following burglary and robbery
11/12/2015 Photo(s) Yvonne Fovargue MP unveils winner of her Christmas Card Design Competition
11/12/2015     Campaign launches urging residents to seek money advice
Oct 2015
21/10/2015     Wigan sells the Northern Powerhouse to international investors
Sep 2015
22/09/2015     New service to help people stay in their own home
22/09/2015     Young people encouraged to know who their friends are as CSE campaign reaches one year mark
22/09/2015 Photo(s) Rare Ancient Egyptian tool found in Wigan
22/09/2015     Unify Credit Union inspire new generation of savers
17/09/2015 Photo(s) Museum up for trio of excellence awards
17/09/2015     Residents warned on cold call traders
17/09/2015     Time running out to return voter registration forms
17/09/2015     Thousands of residents prevented from becoming homeless
17/09/2015     Wigan Borough smokers urged to sign up to Stoptober with friends, family and colleagues to boost chances of quitting
17/09/2015 Photo(s) Free health checks, advice and information at Bridgewater Annual Public Meeting
17/09/2015     Dress agency opens for most vulnerable in Scholes
17/09/2015     Maxine Peake backs #BelieveInHer campaign
17/09/2015     Man forced into van and assaulted - Wigan
17/09/2015     Keeping tenants safe during Gas Safety Week
17/09/2015     Groups share success as next round of million pound community fund opens
17/09/2015     Wigan Youth Brass Band to perform at Royal Albert Hall
02/09/2015 Photo(s) Rugby stars learn new tricks
Aug 2015
28/08/2015     Green shoots of improvement beginning to show through
28/08/2015     Flag hoisting to say 'thank you seafarers' on Merchant Navy Day
28/08/2015     Public inquiry set to start next week
28/08/2015     One in five households signed up to MyAccount
28/08/2015     Survey reveals underage tattoo figures
28/08/2015     Appeal for information after three men use imitation firearm during burglary
28/08/2015     Council expresses disappointment at Standish housing inquiry decision
28/08/2015     Last chance to have your say on armed forces hub
28/08/2015 Photo(s) Chance to delve into rich history on heritage day
28/08/2015     Roads network boost for Wigan Borough
28/08/2015     Library event maps out Aspull’s changing landscape
14/08/2015     Ideas needed for £10m fund to support armed forces
14/08/2015     Serial beggar banned from town centre
14/08/2015     Mayor congratulates tenant of the year
14/08/2015     Residents urged to get involved to help make savings as The Deal visits another community
14/08/2015     Firefighters honoured for Wharfside response
05/08/2015     A man was left with a broken jaw after an assault in Wigan
05/08/2015     Competition for young riders is back
05/08/2015     #BelieveInWigan back Latics and Warriors
05/08/2015     National broadcaster Steph McGovern heading to Wigan Business Expo15
05/08/2015     Community projects given investment funding are eager to beat the sustainability test
Jul 2015
31/07/2015     Silver for Sussex Close
31/07/2015     Regeneration key theme of Angers visit
31/07/2015     Join National Play Day celebrations
31/07/2015     Residents sign up to The Deal and pledge to help build a stronger community
30/07/2015     Wigan Borough on the road to becoming dementia friendly
30/07/2015     Greenslate Farm get ready to rock
29/07/2015     Greenheart gets to the message for Angers students
28/07/2015     Council 10k team hits the streets
28/07/2015     Warriors wanted
23/07/2015     Drug dealers jailed after more than £6,000 worth of drugs seized
22/07/2015     Young people 'meet and greet' their councillors
22/07/2015     Appeal after suspicious package found
21/07/2015     Primary schools performing better than ever
21/07/2015     National recognition for archives service
21/07/2015     Witness appeal following collision
20/07/2015     Growing for gold
20/07/2015     Local businesses targeted by scam
20/07/2015     Go online for births, deaths and marriages
20/07/2015     Celebrating Mentally Healthy Schools
20/07/2015     National Highways and Transport Survey: the public's voice
20/07/2015     Residents warned about cowboy builders
07/07/2015 Photo(s) Volunteers call on residents to help shape their community
07/07/2015     Make a splash at Scotman’s Flash
07/07/2015 Photo(s) Thousands of children take part in crucial safety workshop
07/07/2015 Photo(s) Ancient Egypt Rediscovered
Jun 2015
30/06/2015     Keeping safe while enjoying the hot temperatures
30/06/2015     Confidence in economy growing as Wigan Business Expo 2015 launched
30/06/2015     Greater Manchester Disability Games 2015
30/06/2015 Photo(s) Get active while gardening
30/06/2015 Photo(s) Group workouts in the great outdoors
30/06/2015     Staff recycle unwanted items
30/06/2015 Photo(s) Cloud Data Company is Truly International
29/06/2015 Photo(s) Armed Forces Day in Wigan the 'biggest and best yet'
29/06/2015 Photo(s) Wigan restaurant supports 'Sponsored Swimmers' with early opening
29/06/2015     Man dragged by car - Hindley
29/06/2015     UK's largest indoor fishery opens its doors
29/06/2015     Help still at hand for Wharfside residents
29/06/2015     Multi-million pound distribution centre to deliver hundreds of new jobs for Wigan Borough
29/06/2015 Photo(s) International credit union visitors learn more about Wigan
29/06/2015     Digital plan gets online thumbs up
29/06/2015     Scam will writer jailed
18/06/2015 Photo(s) Get fit with GRIT
18/06/2015 Photo(s) Salute our heroes on Armed Forces Day!
18/06/2015     Putting digital first as bin calendars go online only
18/06/2015     Exciting plans for Haigh Woodland Park play area
18/06/2015     Get involved with new plans for local archive services
18/06/2015     Community comes out to support Wigan's cemeteries
18/06/2015     Ashfield Inquiry Date set
18/06/2015     Outdoor concerts planned for jazz festival
03/06/2015     Next of kin appeal
03/06/2015     Public health team pick up police award
03/06/2015     Volunteers recognised for star quality
May 2015
28/05/2015     Green travel on display at eco show
28/05/2015     Have a say about your community
28/05/2015     Hotel manager threatened with lump hammer
25/05/2015     Believe bins keep Warriors cool
25/05/2015     Public Health England boss praises The Deal
21/05/2015     Call the Council announce second series
21/05/2015     40 new jobs created as Wigan workforce brings company success
21/05/2015     Neighbourhood Plan hope for Abram
18/05/2015     Report It app launched
18/05/2015 Photo(s) Family pay tribute to cyclist after fatal collision
18/05/2015     Three is the magic number as The Deal strikes again!
18/05/2015     Healthy hearts is the message at free fun day
18/05/2015 Photo(s) Man jailed for possession and distribution of indecent imagery
11/05/2015     Make a difference in your community
11/05/2015     Next of kin appeal, Wigan
08/05/2015     Elderly woman dragged to ground by bag thief
07/05/2015     Children's library in Wigan Borough to be named after World War One hero
07/05/2015     Join library's 50th birthday celebration
07/05/2015 Photo(s) Two New Partners for Stephensons
Apr 2015
30/04/2015     Heritage Day marks 100 years since World War One
30/04/2015     Wigan Council up for top award
30/04/2015 Photo(s) Young people can LINC 2 useful information
30/04/2015     Further three arrests following operation to tackle gang feud
30/04/2015     Wigan Borough homeowners urged to seek help with mortgage issues
16/04/2015 Photo(s) Openshaws crunch the market with three tasty new flavours
14/04/2015     The tables are turning at The Old Courts
14/04/2015     Man smashed in the head with a hammer after coming to his neighbour's aid
Mar 2015
30/03/2015     Pottery exhibition to be unveiled at the Museum of Wigan Life
30/03/2015     All that jazz returns for 30th year
30/03/2015     Children of Wigan Borough leading the way in being responsible dog owners
30/03/2015     Joseph's Goal charity ball
30/03/2015     A new expression of creativity is emerging in Wigan and Leigh to help the vulnerable and marginalised in the borough
30/03/2015     A man is being treated in hospital after being shot in Wigan
26/03/2015     More homes for elderly residents
13/03/2015     Spring clean set to sweep through Wigan Borough
13/03/2015     Silver for Wigan and Leigh Homes
13/03/2015 Photo(s) Images of men released following Tesco robbery - Wigan
13/03/2015     Next of kin appeal - David Crawshaw
Feb 2015
25/02/2015     Woman dragged to the floor by a teenager who tried to steal her handbag
25/02/2015 Photo(s) Awards event highlights the achievements of Wigan Borough's young people
25/02/2015     Thieves steal 19 boilers from caravan park
25/02/2015 Photo(s) New Wigan Italian restaurant on countdown to opening
25/02/2015     Teenage pregnancies in Wigan Borough at lowest ever rate
25/02/2015     Plan launched to help 8,000 Wigan Borough children get online
25/02/2015     Girl, 11, disturbs robbers attacking her dad
12/02/2015     Student sentenced for grooming young girls on the internet
Jan 2015
23/01/2015     Local subcontractors wanted for exciting housing programme
22/01/2015     Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations
22/01/2015 Photo(s) Wanted - Nicholas Clough
19/01/2015     Residents in Wigan Urged to Make 2015 the Year of Warmth and Wellbeing
19/01/2015     First Folk Forward – Folk Sundays at The Old Courts
16/01/2015     Plans to freeze council tax for second year in Wigan Borough as council saves a good 'deal'
16/01/2015 Photo(s) New managing director announced at WLCT
16/01/2015     Attempted robbery in Newtown
13/01/2015     Shopowner assaulted during violent robbery
13/01/2015     Have your say on accommodation and services
13/01/2015     Police are appeal to trace owners of stolen property in Wigan
13/01/2015     Unify opens on the high street
Dec 2014
31/12/2014 Photo(s) Man has jaw broken outside nightclub
24/12/2014 Photo(s) Attempted robbery at post office, Aspull
24/12/2014 Photo(s) Bereavement team best in the UK
24/12/2014     Don't suffer in silence this Christmas
24/12/2014     Police urge vehicle owners to be vigilant
03/12/2014 Photo(s) Man dressed as Elvis attacked on his own stag do
03/12/2014 Photo(s) Man jailed for decade for stabbing man in street
03/12/2014     Arson attack at a supermarket in Wigan
Nov 2014
28/11/2014     Looking after someone? Know your rights
28/11/2014 Photo(s) Learning mentor from a primary school has been sentenced for sex offences
28/11/2014     Officers called to deal with 'Black Friday' sales crowds
28/11/2014     Young people take over Wigan Council
28/11/2014     80-year-old woman victim of distraction burglary
21/11/2014 Photo(s) Man jailed for life after raping 11-year-old boy
20/11/2014     Yvonne Fovargue MP helps to defeat the government and deliver a fair deal for local pubs
20/11/2014     Officers respond to community concerns - Wigan
18/11/2014 Photo(s) Wanted - Khalid Ahmed
18/11/2014     Criminal damage - Standish
18/11/2014     Communities given a say
18/11/2014 Photo(s) Awards for trampolining stars
12/11/2014     A woman was attacked and had her car stolen in Wigan
12/11/2014 Photo(s) Besses Band blows in to town
03/11/2014     Let's stay together
03/11/2014     Police hunt woman who threatened to stab 10-year-old boy during robbery
03/11/2014     Libraries, museums and archives move over to the council
Oct 2014
29/10/2014 Photo(s) Wanted - Jamie Andrew Ellison, Wigan
29/10/2014     Wigan Borough remembers
29/10/2014 Photo(s) Fashion show celebrates slimmers
27/10/2014     Tickets on sale for bonfire extravaganza
27/10/2014 Photo(s) Wigan Borough wins big
27/10/2014     Major rail report is on the right track for Wigan Borough
21/10/2014     Local leisure provider to deliver outdoor education
20/10/2014 Photo(s) Church garden transformed by local young volunteers
20/10/2014     £37,000 secured for history project
20/10/2014 Photo(s) Five teenagers get a new chance at life
20/10/2014 Photo(s) Pig comes to Powerfest!
16/10/2014     Second major housing application blocked as Wigan Council sticks to Standish strategy
16/10/2014     Councillor found guilty for third time
13/10/2014     Get Online Week
08/10/2014     Councillor saves a life just weeks after heart training
07/10/2014     Councillor found guilty of intimidating employee
07/10/2014     Slimming stars celebrate at fashion show
07/10/2014     Sporting success will inspire business growth as Wigan Expo nears
Sep 2014
25/09/2014 Photo(s) Volkswagen drives sponsorship forward for local sporting legend
25/09/2014 Photo(s) Kingdom announces major sponsorship with Wigan Athletic
25/09/2014 Photo(s) Our survey says You love living in wonderful Wigan Borough
25/09/2014 Photo(s) Wigan opticians puts new apprentices and local jobs in focus
25/09/2014     Residents in Wigan encouraged to keep warm
16/09/2014     Appeal for witnesses after 14-year-old boy attacked outside DW Stadium
15/09/2014     Operation Alloy issues over £20,000 in fines
15/09/2014 Photo(s) Sporting talent celebrated at awards ceremony
15/09/2014 Photo(s) Man jailed for 25 years after subjecting women to campaign of physical and psychological abuse
08/09/2014     Yvonne Fovargue MP votes against hated Bedroom Tax
08/09/2014 Photo(s) Warriors unveil biggest trophy yet
08/09/2014     Wigan residents urged to put warmth and wellbeing on their agenda
08/09/2014     Man charged after attempted abduction of child
05/09/2014 Photo(s) Wanted - Anthony Stephen Parr, Wigan
05/09/2014 Photo(s) Wanted - Anthony Seddon, Wigan
05/09/2014     Detectives investigating the attempt abduction of a child in Wigan have made an arrest
04/09/2014 Photo(s) Women are urged to take one vital last step to make their Race for Life count
02/09/2014     Free activities for Heritage Open Days
01/09/2014     Exhibition to commemorate World War One
Aug 2014
29/08/2014 Photo(s) CCTV image released after a man's phone stolen
29/08/2014     Home-made BMX track to be removed from Wigan's Greenheart
29/08/2014 Photo(s) Warriors 'Drive' to help local food bank
29/08/2014 Photo(s) Jimmy sows the seeds for retirement
29/08/2014     Mesnes Park plans awarded
29/08/2014     WWI in the park
21/08/2014     Begging and anti-social behaviour declines in Wigan town centre
21/08/2014     Appeal for witnesses after a man was attacked and robbed in Wigan
13/08/2014 Photo(s) A Global Taste Sensation for all the Family
13/08/2014 Photo(s) Woman's handbag containing hearing aids worth £7,000 stolen
12/08/2014     Go the distance for Joining Jack
12/08/2014 Photo(s) More praise for Haigh Hall and Country Park
11/08/2014 Photo(s) Wigan Live Festival 2014
11/08/2014 Photo(s) Rugby Festival: Warriors Support Future Stars
11/08/2014 Photo(s) New street lighting could save up to £1m
11/08/2014 Photo(s) “We want to save lives”: Major heart campaign launched in Wigan
Jul 2014
30/07/2014     Come to Haigh for a play extravaganza!
30/07/2014     Car windows smashed in Wigan
21/07/2014     Have your say on new link road
21/07/2014     Man punched after trying to break up fight
21/07/2014     Woman killed in collision in Wigan identified
20/07/2014     A woman has died following a collision in Wigan
17/07/2014     Armed robbery at a jewellers in Wigan
17/07/2014 Photo(s) Pure Success for Wigan Company
17/07/2014     Man attacked and suffers fractured jaw during night out
16/07/2014     Teenager pushed to the floor during robbery
16/07/2014     Registered? Wigan Borough residents asked to look out for letters
16/07/2014 Photo(s) Golborne workers are given help to kick the habit
15/07/2014     Thumbs up for school dinners
08/07/2014     National strike action to hit Wigan
08/07/2014     Man jailed after nine-year-old girl injured in collision
08/07/2014     Private tenants targeted in Wigan Borough campaign
08/07/2014     Volunteers awarded at Greenheart ceremony
08/07/2014     Sowing the seeds to improve Wigan Borough
02/07/2014     Manifesto addresses local Public Health issues
02/07/2014 Photo(s) Wigan Council unveils new deal for leisure
02/07/2014     Students are top of the class for health and safety
02/07/2014     Off-road motorists continue to force entry into Bickershaw Colliery
Jun 2014
25/06/2014     Wigan Borough backs Armed Forces Day
25/06/2014     WLCT wins family fitness funding
24/06/2014     Greater Manchester Disability Games 2014
24/06/2014     Breastfeeding friendly awards
24/06/2014 Photo(s) Free gambling counselling launches in Wigan
21/06/2014     Freedman Brown achieves PR Industry Gold Standard
19/06/2014     Two men charged for King Street assault
19/06/2014 Photo(s) Heads up for World Cup as Laura shows she can cut it
19/06/2014 Photo(s) First stage of a scheme which will boost Wigan’s economy is completed
18/06/2014 Photo(s) Influential leaders from New Zealand visit Wigan Borough
16/06/2014     SPLAT Fest 2014!
16/06/2014     Festival to put on a show for shoppers
16/06/2014     Planners say new houses must benefit Standish
16/06/2014     Planners say new houses must benefit Standish
16/06/2014     Girl suffers broken leg following collision
14/06/2014     Cycling event will be fun for all the family
14/06/2014 Photo(s) Event to mark Civic Sunday
14/06/2014 Photo(s) Park awarded for excellence
10/06/2014     A motorcyclist has died in Wigan
09/06/2014     Elderly man punched in face
09/06/2014 Photo(s) Event says ‘thank you’ to volunteers
06/06/2014     Drug dealer ordered to hand back cash
06/06/2014     Woman punched in face
02/06/2014     Two charged with burglary offences
02/06/2014     Fun for all the family at Pennington Flash
May 2014
29/05/2014     FA cup medal stolen - Wigan
28/05/2014     Children and potential families meet at adoption activity day
28/05/2014     Man who robbed pensioner jailed
27/05/2014     Make a difference during Volunteer Week
27/05/2014 Photo(s) Wigan leads the way in helping young people Get on Track
27/05/2014     Vulnerable families targeted in national awareness campaign
27/05/2014     Campaign will help residents avoid being scammed
27/05/2014     A man has been sentenced today for sexually abusing two teenagers in Wigan
22/05/2014 Photo(s) Calling keen gardeners
20/05/2014     Have your say at Wigan Borough elections
20/05/2014 Photo(s) 15,000 Kids couple urge others to foster
19/05/2014 Photo(s) Help us make our schools top of the class
19/05/2014 Photo(s) Woman who stole £93,000 from PPI claim company jailed
19/05/2014 Photo(s) Let’s get digital
14/05/2014     Woman's car stolen by robbers
14/05/2014     Man robbed in own home - Ashton-in-Makerfield
14/05/2014 Photo(s) Staff praised as council gets top awards nod
13/05/2014     Cash and mobile phone stolen
13/05/2014     Woman sexually assaulted
13/05/2014     Supporting people with dementia
13/05/2014     Let's dance!
13/05/2014     Arson attack, Lower Ince
13/05/2014 Photo(s) Miracles and monsters at Words festival
08/05/2014 Photo(s) Corkills Volkswagen are on the Hunt for Wigans Oldest Model
08/05/2014     Help council health store by recycling its equipment
08/05/2014 Photo(s) Restaurant closed due to rats
08/05/2014     Wigan Council shortlisted for two prestigious awards
06/05/2014     Action taken against rogue traders in the borough
Apr 2014
30/04/2014     Sign up for first ever Wigan Workplace Games
22/04/2014     Warning after money stolen from elderly and vulnerable
14/04/2014     Blue Orchid helps budding entrepreneurs in Wigan
14/04/2014     Family threatened with baseball bat and robbed at home
14/04/2014     Iron gates stolen - Ince
11/04/2014     Homes for the elderly planned at former school site
11/04/2014     Paint recycling project is back in town
10/04/2014 Photo(s) Libraries join campaign to support patients
10/04/2014     Full steam ahead for Heritage Day
10/04/2014     Arson attack - Higher Ince
09/04/2014 Photo(s) Spread the word!
09/04/2014 Photo(s) Sign up for the second Wigan 10K
09/04/2014     Council planning chief takes to social media to talk Standish housing
09/04/2014 Photo(s) Top of the class: Multimillion pound boost for Wigan Borough schools
07/04/2014     Man charged in connection with the death of a baby
07/04/2014     Award proves Wigan Careers Service is top notch
07/04/2014 Photo(s) Helen’s got the keys to success
07/04/2014 Photo(s) You can have your say at Wigan Council forum
04/04/2014     Residents to have their say on new homes for Standish
04/04/2014     Man charged with arson
04/04/2014     GO online: Festival to encourage public to get online
03/04/2014     Woman named after her body found in Wigan
02/04/2014     Racist graffiti - Standish
02/04/2014     Two linked arson attacks - Wigan
02/04/2014     Two men bailed following death of woman
02/04/2014     Nominate your local sporting champions
02/04/2014 Photo(s) Council's million pound pledge to do a deal on apprentices
02/04/2014 Photo(s) Don’t stop believing
Mar 2014
31/03/2014     Men arrested after woman found dead
30/03/2014     Students tee off at Haigh Golf Complex
30/03/2014     Councillor’s internet access removed
30/03/2014     Man charged with sexual offences
26/03/2014     MP encourages local manufacturers to enter national awards
26/03/2014 Photo(s) Elderly woman conned out of hundreds of pounds
26/03/2014     FA Cup partner Beko brings the national Keepy-Uppy Challenge to title holders Wigan Athletic FC
26/03/2014     Cost of complaints trebles
26/03/2014     Street dancers are putting on a show
26/03/2014 Photo(s) “We’re in” – Council staff play their part in The Deal
26/03/2014     Bereavement Services Open Day
24/03/2014 Photo(s) Images released of fraud suspect - Wigan
24/03/2014     Elderly members of staff were threatened in an armed robbery
24/03/2014     Get online with MyAccount today
24/03/2014 Photo(s) FA Cup semi-finalists Wigan Athletic and Barratt Homes present signed goodies to competition winners
24/03/2014 Photo(s) Make time for Mum this Mother's Day with Wigan Race for Life
19/03/2014     Eagle Owl spotted at Haigh Country Park
17/03/2014 Photo(s) Bracelet stolen from elderly woman
17/03/2014 Photo(s) Order to punish anti-social behaviour
14/03/2014     Ceremony to mark naming of new road in honour of fallen soldier Jamie Hancock
13/03/2014     Museum hunts for music memorabilia
13/03/2014     New software helps improve access for library customers
13/03/2014     Wigan Borough women celebrate International Women’s Day
13/03/2014     Police continue to appeal for witnesses following assault
13/03/2014 Photo(s) Do a deal on recycling
13/03/2014     Thousands flock to food and drink festival
10/03/2014     Four-star service from Wigan Council's website
10/03/2014     Wigan smokers face increased risk of eye disease, warns local optician ahead of national No Smoking Day
10/03/2014     Wigan and Leigh smokers get ready for battle on National No Smoking Day
10/03/2014     The Family Album lights up Wigan!
10/03/2014     Take on the challenge for Sport Relief
10/03/2014     Your views sought on proposed development charge
06/03/2014     Businesses recognised for promoting a healthy workforce
06/03/2014     Man attacked in club toilet
06/03/2014     Three arrested after man deliberately hit by car in Wigan
06/03/2014     Don’t suffer in silence
04/03/2014     Police appeal after man deliberately hit by car in Wigan
04/03/2014     Two men arrested following Wigan assault
04/03/2014     Call for LGBT people in Wigan Borough to foster or adopt
03/03/2014 Photo(s) CCTV images released following assault in Wigan
03/03/2014 Photo(s) Apprenticeships week celebrates another year of success
03/03/2014 Photo(s) Tickets go on sale for jazz festival
Feb 2014
21/02/2014 Photo(s) Roll out the red carpet
21/02/2014 Photo(s) Honey I've Shrunk the Goalie
21/02/2014 Photo(s) Honour for John who’s helped hundreds into work
21/02/2014     Spot the signs
19/02/2014     Staff threatened with syringe
18/02/2014 Photo(s) Wanted - Evans and Raby
18/02/2014     Man beaten during robbery
18/02/2014     Police increase powers to tackle rise in anti-social behaviour
18/02/2014     Be clear on ovarian cancer symptoms and improve your chances of survival
14/02/2014     Time for young people to vote and have their voices heard
13/02/2014     Rare Disease Day 2014 and IIH UK – We Care!
13/02/2014     Slow down and help make roads safer this half term
12/02/2014     Celebrate Valentine's Day by Making a Date to Race for Life
12/02/2014 Photo(s) Two men sentenced for their part in the assault of a man in Wigan
12/02/2014 Photo(s) Sniffer-dog seeks secret stash of smokes
11/02/2014     Ahoy me hearties! Pirate theme for CAMRA Beer Festival 2014
10/02/2014 Photo(s) Man wanted on recall to prison
10/02/2014     Wigan and Leigh Housing forums
10/02/2014     Flying the Commonwealth flag in Wigan and Leigh
04/02/2014     Council tax-band scam leads to arrest
04/02/2014     Fire at house in Golborne
04/02/2014     High Speed 2 Consultation
Jan 2014
29/01/2014     A Taste Sensation
29/01/2014     Labour to campaign for ‘Justice for the Coalfields’
29/01/2014     Environmental Enforcement is working in the Wigan Borough
29/01/2014     New recruits champion dignity in care
24/01/2014     Man attacked in front of son - Swinley
23/01/2014 Photo(s) Wanted - Stefan Cunliffe
23/01/2014     Don’t fall victim to “copy-cat” websites
23/01/2014     Beware of tax refund scams
23/01/2014     Have your say! – Wigan town centre under review
22/01/2014     Woman tied up and threatened by intruders
22/01/2014 Photo(s) Sponsors are key ingredient for festival success
21/01/2014 Photo(s) ‘Bring It Back’ say campaigners
21/01/2014     Wigan music fans urged to listen up and turn down the volume for Tinnitus Awareness Week
21/01/2014 Photo(s) Wigan Council reveals new mayor
17/01/2014     Its Time to Take on cancer as Rafe For Life 2014 Launches in Wigan
16/01/2014 Photo(s) Man sentenced for sexually assaulting a woman who believed he was a taxi driver
16/01/2014     Appeal for iPad return - Wigan
15/01/2014 Photo(s) Lydia and Lucy rewarded for helping kids in care
12/01/2014     Man exposes himself in Swinley
12/01/2014     Armed robbers threatened staff during a robbery in Norley Hall
03/01/2014     Delivery driver robbed - Golborne
03/01/2014     Town centre curfew
02/01/2014     Shop robbed, owner threatened - Hindley
Dec 2013
28/12/2013     Man left with serious head injuries following an assault
28/12/2013     Robbery at frozen food shop in Ashton-in-Makerfield
18/12/2013     Cash stolen after men force their way into pensioners' home
18/12/2013     Wigan leads the way in tackling childhood obesity
17/12/2013 Photo(s) GMP bring Christmas cheer to the vulnerable
17/12/2013 Photo(s) Binning it right in Swinley
17/12/2013     Public Services over the festive period
12/12/2013 Photo(s) Melanie C joins Jools for Wigan International Jazz Festival!
12/12/2013     Wigan up and running ahead of G8 Summit on dementia
12/12/2013     Fishy goings on
12/12/2013     Warning after man asks three girls, aged 11, 12 and 13, to expose themselves over internet
12/12/2013     Yvonne Fovargue MP urges local Equitable pensioners to apply for their compensation
12/12/2013 Photo(s) Wigan’s Wonderful Wizardry Awards
12/12/2013     Operation ALLOY sees 18 vehicles seized in Tameside and Wigan
09/12/2013 Photo(s) Event celebrates environment volunteers
09/12/2013     House raid uncovers thousands of illegal cigarettes
06/12/2013     Police are warning residents after there have been two bogus official burglaries in Wigan
06/12/2013     Best performer in public service award for WLCT
05/12/2013     New domestic abuse team launches in Wigan Borough
04/12/2013     A hat-trick of stars mark Wigan’s stunning year
03/12/2013     Less than one month to go before nominations close for local Patient Choice Award
Nov 2013
26/11/2013 Photo(s) Images released following assault - Wigan
26/11/2013     Police appeal to trace relatives of Wigan man
26/11/2013 Photo(s) Man wanted for an attack
26/11/2013     Organisations join forces for online directory
25/11/2013     Benefit cheat stole thousands
25/11/2013     It’s all ‘app’ening in Wigan libraries
25/11/2013     End the fear
20/11/2013     Residents urged to take action to avoid winter fuel hikes
20/11/2013     Woman robbed at knifepoint of takings from local coffee shop
18/11/2013     Take on a young person for a day
18/11/2013     Five-year-old boy struck in fail-to-stop collision
12/11/2013 Photo(s) CCTV images issued after attempted robbery
12/11/2013     Failed ATM raid - Shevington
12/11/2013 Photo(s) Freeze that Bill! Labour announce plan to freeze energy bills until 2017
12/11/2013 Photo(s) Bin it right
11/11/2013     Robber with bad teeth assaults woman
11/11/2013 Photo(s) Parents share experiences of adoption
11/11/2013     Fitness fans get on their bikes for Children in Need
11/11/2013 Photo(s) Jools set to jazz it up in Wigan!
11/11/2013     Increase in theft of paving stones, Pemberton
07/11/2013 Photo(s) Put yourself in the picture
07/11/2013 Photo(s) Cement mixer truck stolen in Wigan
07/11/2013     Man charged following police operation in Wigan
07/11/2013     Wallet with sentimental letter and photo stolen
06/11/2013     Take time to reflect on Remembrance Sunday
06/11/2013     Woman befriended then robbed
06/11/2013 Photo(s) Wanted - Robert Harrison-Wood
06/11/2013     Warning after arthritis drug stolen
Oct 2013
29/10/2013 Photo(s) Museum welcomes Tongan rugby league stars
28/10/2013     Slow down and help make our roads safer this autumn
26/10/2013 Photo(s) Library reopens doors on Saturdays
26/10/2013     Wigan Council set to improve waste recycling facility
26/10/2013     Get healthy at your local library
23/10/2013     Man arrested following assault - Wigan town centre
22/10/2013     Appeal following death of toddler in Tunisia
22/10/2013 Photo(s) Join Santa and his reindeer this Christmas in Wigan!
21/10/2013     Man suffers serious head injuries in assault
17/10/2013 Photo(s) Prostate Cancer UK tackles Yvonne Fovargue MP over prostate cancer issues
17/10/2013     With Winter on the way people in Wigan encouraged to check on loved ones
17/10/2013 Photo(s) Yvonne Fovargue MP backs the Charter to Stop the Payday Loan Rip-Off
17/10/2013 Photo(s) The Clarke’s won’t be cold this Christmas
17/10/2013 Photo(s) Enjoy a sparking night at Haigh
16/10/2013 Photo(s) Protect yourself against flu – get vaccinated
16/10/2013     Could you be a WLCT trustee?
16/10/2013     Welcome to Wigan: A Town Hall toast for Team Tonga
15/10/2013     Man dies in fire - Standish
15/10/2013 Photo(s) Police are hunting a man from Wigan who is wanted on recall to prison
15/10/2013 Photo(s) Appeal to trace wanted man
14/10/2013     Man who snuck into ex-wife's house to steal cash ordered to repay £35,000
14/10/2013     Police are hunting a man from Wigan who is wanted for assault
14/10/2013 Photo(s) Yvonne Fovargue MP backs campaign to give voice to people supported by benefits
14/10/2013     Council to ban payday loan websites
13/10/2013 Photo(s) Wigan's Christmas!
13/10/2013     Heinz recognised at top health and safety awards
10/10/2013     Wigan Council receives Restorative Service Quality Mark
09/10/2013     Armed robbery at Platt Bridge Post Office
08/10/2013     Benefit cheat behind bars
07/10/2013     Apprentice star and FIVE top sports trophies now confirmed for Wigan Business Expo Twenty13
07/10/2013     Man tries to snatch woman's handbag
01/10/2013 Photo(s) Apprentice star and top sports trophies now confirmed for Wigan Business Expo Twenty13
01/10/2013     Rugby league exhibition launches at museum
Sep 2013
30/09/2013     A man has been arrested after a man was stabbed in Wigan
30/09/2013 Photo(s) Thousands turn out for park’s restoration celebration!
30/09/2013     Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed in Wigan
30/09/2013 Photo(s) Mother, Wife, Nanna and Community Champion unveiled as Labour’s by-election candidate
26/09/2013 Photo(s) Burnt Tree in Ashton in Makerfield launches ‘Refrigerental’, a brand new dedicated temperature controlled vehicle rental and contract hire business
26/09/2013 Photo(s) One down, 19,999 to go
25/09/2013     Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust announces a ‘War on Flu’
24/09/2013 Photo(s) Black Bull Hotel racks up Marston's Tournament
24/09/2013     Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust launches a new Patient Choice Award
24/09/2013 Photo(s) Countdown to The Mesnes Event!
23/09/2013 Photo(s) Two sentenced after gun attack
23/09/2013     Robbery at fast food restaurant in Pemberton
23/09/2013     Tough decisions ahead as applications for investment fund money are in
23/09/2013     Empty to Plenty
19/09/2013     Cyclists knocked off bikes by rope trap - Bryn
18/09/2013     By-election called following the death of Wigan councillor
18/09/2013 Photo(s) Myth busting with the Patel’s
18/09/2013 Photo(s) Restored lodge opens doors to community
17/09/2013     Don’t fall for email scam
17/09/2013     Charity Ball to celebrate sporting success
16/09/2013 Photo(s) Crackdown on dog fouling and littering
16/09/2013     Competition to capture the best of the borough
16/09/2013     Card-io New Craft Shop Launch with a Craft Extravaganza Weekend 21st and 22nd September
16/09/2013 Photo(s) Twenty-eight days later... you could be a non-smoker
16/09/2013     Wigan’s waste oil makes a great cuppa
15/09/2013     Armed robbery at Standish store
11/09/2013     Appeal to trace relatives of Wigan man
10/09/2013 Photo(s) Traders can look to forward to a “strong and successful” future at Wigan market
10/09/2013     David Nunns announced as new Chief Executive of Healthwatch Wigan
10/09/2013     Events offer chance to tour heritage landmarks
10/09/2013 Photo(s) Runners are fundraising champions!
10/09/2013     Free health checks, advice and information at Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust’s Annual General Meeting (AGM)
09/09/2013     Plans for birds of prey centre take next step forward
09/09/2013 Photo(s) Rousing run showed “borough at its best”
09/09/2013     Garricks launches Wigan office
09/09/2013 Photo(s) DW Stadium Wedding and Prom Fayre
09/09/2013     It’s in the bag!
09/09/2013     Efforts start to stabilise “dangerous” building
05/09/2013     Sign up now for a secondary school place
04/09/2013     Troublemaker banned from Wigan town centre
04/09/2013 Photo(s) Proms hit the right notes with park-goers
03/09/2013     Graffiti found on house in Golborne
03/09/2013     Turn your community idea – big or small - into a reality
02/09/2013 Photo(s) Wigan illustrator aims high with children’s books to highlight environmental issues
Aug 2013
30/08/2013     Neighbour saves pensioner from becoming victim of bogus official burglars
30/08/2013     A salute to Shaun: Wigan star to get a star in Wigan
29/08/2013     Man suffers serious head injury following assault in Orrell
28/08/2013 Photo(s) Buy The Galleries summer beach postcards & rock to help raise funds for Wigan & Leigh Hospice
28/08/2013     Public invited to decide how dementia care money should be spent
28/08/2013     Wigan town centre event showcases ‘community resilience’ – and how you can play your part
27/08/2013     Car set alight, Billinge
27/08/2013     Gun fired in Higher Ince
26/08/2013     Wigan folk asked to sign up for sign2sing world record
25/08/2013     Fatal RTC - Standish
22/08/2013     GCSE results - another good year for Wigan Borough
21/08/2013     Next of kin appeal
21/08/2013     Big chance to come up with big ideas to make a big impact
21/08/2013     Step into history this autumn
21/08/2013     Wigan's Calls for heating help during heatwave
21/08/2013 Photo(s) Ride the road train at Haigh Country Park Festival
21/08/2013 Photo(s) Fly-tippers receive heavy fine
20/08/2013     Record breaking safety scheme
19/08/2013     Arrests following drugs seizure
15/08/2013 Photo(s) Party in the park at The Mesnes Event!
14/08/2013 Photo(s) Proms set to hit all the right notes with park-goers
14/08/2013 Photo(s) Get your running shoes on to join Jack
14/08/2013     Open up about open spaces
13/08/2013     Miniature railway is back on track
12/08/2013 Photo(s) Man wanted for theft in Standish
12/08/2013 Photo(s) Don’t stop believing: Wigan Council backs the Warriors to make it a hat-trick of triumphs
12/08/2013 Photo(s) Man steals cash from shop till as he pays for chocolate bar, Wigan
12/08/2013     Local troublemakers to be moved on
12/08/2013     Local subcontractors flock to town hall
07/08/2013     Wigan gets warm for winter
06/08/2013     Burglary in Wigan
06/08/2013     Transport boost would put Wigan Borough on the right track
05/08/2013     Local woman fined thousands for cutting trees down
05/08/2013     Time to play at Haigh!
02/08/2013     Man charged following drugs operation, Wigan
02/08/2013 Photo(s) #findourballs and win tickets to the World Cup
02/08/2013     Sunbed shop owner fined
02/08/2013 Photo(s) Hefty fine for shopkeeper
01/08/2013 Photo(s) Continued appeal to trace wanted man - Wigan
01/08/2013     Plans for a bigger and better performance venue in Wigan
01/08/2013     IRONMAN UK confirms 2014 date and venue
01/08/2013 Photo(s) New Operations Manager joins Stagecoach Wigan
Jul 2013
31/07/2013     Change of date for Wigan Borough Sports Awards
31/07/2013 Photo(s) Councillors say “count us in for the Wigan 10k”
30/07/2013     The Galleries Summer Beach is back!
30/07/2013     Digital event helps people get online
29/07/2013     Parks fly the flag for excellence!
29/07/2013     Get active at sports day
27/07/2013     Man arrested following the death of Linzi Ashton
26/07/2013     Mobile snatched - Wigan
26/07/2013     Man left with fractured jaw
26/07/2013 Photo(s) Wanted - Daniel Rigby
25/07/2013 Photo(s) The Galleries Summer Beach Party!
25/07/2013     Two weeks left to sign up
25/07/2013 Photo(s) Get your passport to fun!
25/07/2013     Linzi Ashton murder - appeal on tonight's Crimewatch
24/07/2013     Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust launches new patient services telephone number
24/07/2013     Bolton heats up for IRONMAN UK
24/07/2013 Photo(s) Wigan Live Festival
24/07/2013     The people’s advocate
24/07/2013     Young? On holiday? Do something exciting this summer!
24/07/2013     Armed robbery at discount store
23/07/2013     Haigh Hall throws opens its doors this summer
23/07/2013     Local subcontractors wanted
22/07/2013     European Gold Medallists come to Wigan
22/07/2013 Photo(s) Junction to benefit from works over the summer
22/07/2013     ‘Tee’ time at Haigh Golf Complex
22/07/2013 Photo(s) Local MP Yvonne Fovargue congratulates Wigan Sea Cadets on becoming Wigan Sainsbury’s new Local Charity partner
19/07/2013     New healthy food bistro to open in Platt Bridge
19/07/2013     IRONMAN UK returns to Pennington Flash
19/07/2013 Photo(s) The super centre: New depot officially opened
18/07/2013     New sighting of wanted Michael Cope
18/07/2013     Young people kick-start media careers
18/07/2013     Step back in time for summer fun
18/07/2013     Crazy golf returns to Haigh Country Park
17/07/2013 Photo(s) Wanted - Damien Rigby, Wigan
17/07/2013 Photo(s) The Galleries award winning Summer Beach is back for 2013!
17/07/2013     Sports clubs kick smoking into touch
16/07/2013     Woman escapes unhurt following arson attack
16/07/2013 Photo(s) Wigan health team named as UK Team of the Year
16/07/2013 Photo(s) Campaign to tackle underage drinking launches
15/07/2013     Business backs the Expo
15/07/2013 Photo(s) Water roadshow makes a splash in Wigan
15/07/2013 Photo(s) Wigan Borough’s entente cordiale: A French affair that’s lasted 25 years
14/07/2013     Man charged for assault in Wigan
12/07/2013     Rugby League World Cup trophy heads to Wigan
12/07/2013 Photo(s) It’s all that jazz in Wigan!
12/07/2013     Trophy tour arrives in Wigan Borough
12/07/2013     Campaign to tackle underage drinking
11/07/2013 Photo(s) Wigan children join 116,000 to break sign2sing world record
11/07/2013 Photo(s) Wigan Mayor signs up to ‘Save Our Royal Mail’
11/07/2013 Photo(s) MP backs help for stroke survivors who are Feeling Overwhelmed
09/07/2013     People in Wigan urged to prepare now for Winter
09/07/2013     Young people can kick-start media careers
09/07/2013     Ride Segway at Haigh Country Park!
09/07/2013     New trustees complete the Healthwatch board
08/07/2013 Photo(s) Judgement day looms for borough’s bloomers
08/07/2013 Photo(s) Final countdown to Wigan International Jazz Festival 2013
08/07/2013     Graduate trainees have role to play in council’s future
05/07/2013     Big Gig set to hit the right note with jazz fans
05/07/2013 Photo(s) Sports clubs given a helping hand to boost health
05/07/2013     Lancs Sweet Company aims to bring home the bacon
04/07/2013     Pair fined for selling illegal fags
04/07/2013     Market trader fined for selling lighter fluid to underage boy
04/07/2013 Photo(s) The Galleries Teccy up the Rainbow Ward!
04/07/2013     Hunt for thief - Standish
04/07/2013 Photo(s) Greater Manchester Disability Games 2013
04/07/2013     Failed attempt to steal ATM - WIgan
03/07/2013 Photo(s) Sex attacker jailed following Facebook post
01/07/2013     Have your say on broadband boost
01/07/2013 Photo(s) Charity Duck Race is a Quacking Success
Jun 2013
28/06/2013     National Childcare Week in Wigan
28/06/2013 Photo(s) Get into the groove at town centre jazz event
28/06/2013     Local MP urges holidaymakers not to travel uninsured
27/06/2013 Photo(s) The Galleries welcomes Baby Brucianni Mal Cafe, Shush Ladieswear and Niamh & Rubys Childrenswear
27/06/2013     Man charged after £500,000 of drugs recovered
27/06/2013     Payday Lending Industry referred to Competition Commission
27/06/2013     Major improvements to healthcare planned as new board reveals its vision
26/06/2013 Photo(s) Come and join the Picnic in the Park!
26/06/2013 Photo(s) Greater Manchester Disability Games 2013
26/06/2013     Investment plans for Haigh Hall given green light
25/06/2013     Ducks ahoy for Daddy's duck race!
25/06/2013     Rugby league celebrations ready to kick off
25/06/2013     Empty properties to be turned into affordable homes thanks to government grant
25/06/2013     Focus on disability at information day
25/06/2013     Woman pulled from her car and threatened
24/06/2013     Wigan entrepreneur one of two thousand new businesses supported by start up scheme
24/06/2013     Universal Credit countdown
24/06/2013     Wigan celebrates current servicemen and veterans on Armed Forces Day
21/06/2013     Wigan good cause needs local votes to win major award
21/06/2013 Photo(s) Two sentenced for over 20 years for stabbing a man in Wigan
21/06/2013     Committee gets tough
21/06/2013     New Power championed by MP is used for the first time to suspend payday lender
21/06/2013     Wigan’s breastfeeding rates on the up
21/06/2013 Photo(s) Euro Hustings put candidates under the spotlight
20/06/2013     Teenager threatened with knife
18/06/2013     Businesses help Wigan ‘jazz it up’
18/06/2013 Photo(s) Sessions take a step back in time
18/06/2013     Wigan Council to consider investment plans for Haigh Hall
14/06/2013 Photo(s) Expo deal marks start of new partnership between Wigan Council and Edge Hill University
13/06/2013     Creative project awarded £10,000 by Arts Council England
13/06/2013 Photo(s) Bronze awards for eco-friendly businesses
13/06/2013     Have you got happy feet?
12/06/2013 Photo(s) Wigan Borough Sports Awards – it’s not too late to nominate!
12/06/2013     Have your say
12/06/2013     Pleased as punch
12/06/2013 Photo(s) Wigan chef tastes success with his curry recipes
11/06/2013     All aboard for a great day out in Wigan this weekend
10/06/2013     Get a prescription for a page turner to boost your mental health
10/06/2013     Careful money management means Wigan Council is on track to beat its saving target
10/06/2013     An ‘ace’ week to celebrate mini tennis
07/06/2013     Concerns over planning inspector’s recommendations
07/06/2013     Call for smokefree homes and cars
07/06/2013     Save a child: Cut your speed this summer
06/06/2013     St Mary’s future decided
06/06/2013     Wigan people still needed to get one million bouncing
06/06/2013     Greg Whyte to tackle Ironman UK
06/06/2013     Folk music takes centre stage
05/06/2013     Celebrate the joys of reading with Ladybird
05/06/2013     SPLAT’s back!
05/06/2013     Help is at hand to get toasty
04/06/2013     Sales for charity duck race get off to a flying start
04/06/2013     Sixteen-year old boy caught selling illegal fags to school kids
May 2013
31/05/2013 Photo(s) Coalbrookdale Fountain set to make a splash in Wigan
31/05/2013     Wigan school pupils engineering design success
30/05/2013 Photo(s) Putt it there!
30/05/2013 Photo(s) Flying the flag
30/05/2013     Wigan school pupils engineering design success
30/05/2013     Healthwatch Wigan to recruit more trustees
30/05/2013     MP encourages Blood and Organ Donation
29/05/2013     Coalbrookdale Fountain set to make a splash in Wigan
23/05/2013 Photo(s) Digital takeover in Wigan
22/05/2013     Every Wigan bounce counts
22/05/2013     Civic Sunday
20/05/2013     Team Spirit
17/05/2013     Town comes together to celebrate Wigan’s Wembley wonders
17/05/2013 Photo(s) Supporters invited to nominate charities for Schumacher UK
17/05/2013     Zombie iPad reading, origami and drum lessons!
17/05/2013     Sport zones project awarded £178,000
17/05/2013 Photo(s) Bunting buzz at The Galleries
16/05/2013     Warmth scheme raises dementia awareness in Wigan
15/05/2013     Wigan to celebrate FA Cup victory on Monday
14/05/2013 Photo(s) Now’s the time to set your stall out in Wigan
13/05/2013     Healthy Body, Healthy Mind
10/05/2013     Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust joins national programme to improve health services for gay people
10/05/2013     Bridgewater calls on local people in Wigan to talk about dying
09/05/2013 Photo(s) Yvonne Fovargue MP calls on local schools to take part in My Money Week
09/05/2013 Photo(s) Better Bathrooms MD short listed for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year
08/05/2013     Preparing for adulthood
08/05/2013     Fans invited to wave Wigan Athletic off on their way to Wembley
08/05/2013     MP calls for one last push in campaign to Winstanley’s green belt status
08/05/2013     Wigan children asked to knit for charity
08/05/2013     Killing with kindness campaign launches in Wigan and Leigh
08/05/2013     All roads lead to Wigan as town calls for Wembley Way to be renamed in honour of its sporting success
07/05/2013 Photo(s) Community first
07/05/2013     Daddy's duck race wish comes true
07/05/2013     Touchdown for Try Reading
Apr 2013
30/04/2013     Wigan paints the town blue
30/04/2013 Photo(s) Local NHS Trust raises awareness of testicular cancer amongst Wigan and Leigh men with learning disabilities
30/04/2013 Photo(s) Better Bathrooms in Pole Position for the Red Bull Soapbox Race
30/04/2013     Food For Thought
29/04/2013     Full Steam ahead for a Bumper Bank Holiday!
29/04/2013 Photo(s) Political Duo Catch the Fitness Bug
25/04/2013     Widow of murdered naval officer to be given the Elizabeth Cross
25/04/2013     Local residents urged to act now
25/04/2013     Triple ASBO Action
24/04/2013     Catch the culprits
23/04/2013 Photo(s) Heritage Opera kick off the 2013 season with a perennial favourite
19/04/2013     Council appeals for Wembley train re-think
18/04/2013 Photo(s) Heart specialist made star of Life Centre
18/04/2013 Photo(s) Better Bathrooms unveil 20,000 sq ft Wigan Showroom with Grand Opening Event
17/04/2013 Photo(s) Friends of Haigh raise £200 for charity
17/04/2013     In Search of Precious Memories
16/04/2013     50 Plus Show, Bolton, Wigan and Leigh
16/04/2013     Heart Specialist Becomes Life Centre Star
16/04/2013     New partnership service to improve substance misuse recovery
15/04/2013     Claimants become entrepreneurs to get out of benefits trap
10/04/2013     Local mayors on a sightseeing trip to Wigan
10/04/2013 Photo(s) Art From The Heart
09/04/2013     50 Plus Show
09/04/2013 Photo(s) Best Bar None returns
09/04/2013     Celebrate Greenheart’s Jubilee Way
04/04/2013     Register this weekend for last chance to save on your energy bills
04/04/2013     Best Bar None returns
03/04/2013     Healthwatch Wigan launches
03/04/2013     Tribute to trail-blazing Martha – Wigan’s first female councillor
03/04/2013     Domestic abuse partnership
03/04/2013     North West Pioneers New Benefit for Disabled People
03/04/2013     Wigan Borough is the place to do business
Mar 2013
31/03/2013     Pilot Programme in disarray
28/03/2013 Photo(s) More than Words
27/03/2013     Update - Death of Jade Anderson
26/03/2013 Photo(s) Best traders announced
26/03/2013     Patients in Wigan Borough are helped to spring into a healthier lifestyle
26/03/2013     Update on incident in Atherton
26/03/2013     Teenage girl found dead and dogs destroyed
25/03/2013     Bands For All!
25/03/2013     Changes to Easter bin collections
25/03/2013     Bin it right
22/03/2013     NHS staff from Wigan recognised for commitment to care at Trust awards
22/03/2013     Robbery - Ashton in Makerfield
22/03/2013     Borough’s largest landlord gets new contract with the council
21/03/2013     Transport plans get the go-head
21/03/2013     Local MPs announce office relocation
21/03/2013     First refusal for existing council tenants
21/03/2013 Photo(s) Building Excellence in Wigan Borough
19/03/2013     Police investigate petrol bomb incident
19/03/2013     Police chief leads Wigan Mayor’s breakfast event
19/03/2013     New move to tackle anti-social behaviour
18/03/2013 Photo(s) Time to Stop Squeezing Family Incomes
18/03/2013     Man arrested following stabbing, Wigan
18/03/2013 Photo(s) Out in force for peaceful demo against Bedroom Tax
18/03/2013 Photo(s) Local housebuilder achieves national recognition
18/03/2013     Mersey & Manchester MPs unite to lead ride in memory of Leah
18/03/2013     Good Trader awards 2013
18/03/2013     Towns pull together to boost local economy
17/03/2013     Man stabbed
15/03/2013 Photo(s) Dear Diary...
14/03/2013 Photo(s) The Galleries cracking start to Easter sees their Easter egg appeal return
14/03/2013 Photo(s) Roundabout Plan will bring relief on A49
13/03/2013 Photo(s) Burglar who removed window jailed
13/03/2013 Photo(s) Waste not, want not
13/03/2013     The new road to Wigan Pier
13/03/2013     A “golden” first year for WWiSH adoption service
11/03/2013 Photo(s) Leigh & Wigan Words Literary Festival
08/03/2013     Wigan smokers urged to ‘swap fags for swag’ on National No Smoking Day – 13 March
08/03/2013 Photo(s) Giant steps on the road to Recovery
08/03/2013 Photo(s) Wigan curry chef given top recognition
08/03/2013 Photo(s) Health patients to take charge
07/03/2013     New opening times for Borough's libraries
07/03/2013 Photo(s) Wanted on recall to prison - Anthony Clough
07/03/2013     Wigan Council: Investing in our future
07/03/2013     Crunching the numbers: Wigan Council reveals its budget for the next 12 months
05/03/2013     Grand Arcade awarded gold environmental status
05/03/2013 Photo(s) Police hunt two men responsible for a string of robberies
05/03/2013     Another chance to get huge savings on your energy bills
04/03/2013 Photo(s) Loan Sharks Beware – Debtbusters Campaign launched by Borough MPs
01/03/2013     The art of rugby
01/03/2013     Man who groomed two girls jailed
01/03/2013     Wigan Athletic kicks off ‘Woottys Footy Mile’
Feb 2013
27/02/2013     SOLD: First-time buyers race to sign-up for council mortgage scheme
26/02/2013     International Festival of Business a ‘golden opportunity’
26/02/2013 Photo(s) Pies the limit at Food and Drink Fest
26/02/2013     Man breaks into house, Golborne
25/02/2013     Fraud in Wigan low but MP warns public to be vigilant
22/02/2013     Man who broke into ex-wife's home to steal brother in law's savings sentenced
22/02/2013 Photo(s) Make Mums Day: Free card making workshops at The Galleries
22/02/2013 Photo(s) Make It, Spin It, Can It
21/02/2013     Two charged after stabbing - Hindley
20/02/2013 Photo(s) Man who reported car stolen after police chase but was caught on camera is jailed
20/02/2013 Photo(s) Recycle your old mobile phone @ The Galleries to help Wigan & Leigh Hospice
20/02/2013 Photo(s) Get set – GO....to help a good cause
20/02/2013     Police issue bogus caller warning
19/02/2013     Second arrest after man stabbed and left for dead
18/02/2013     Free workhop event aims to get Wigan working
18/02/2013     Man arrested after victim stabbed and left for dead - Hindley
18/02/2013     Next of kin appeal - Kevin Brockley
18/02/2013     Woman dragged to the floor trying to stop car thief
18/02/2013     Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed and left for dead, Hindley
15/02/2013     ‘Keep Trade Local’ says the FSB as Wigan faces up to horsemeat scandal
15/02/2013 Photo(s) Appeal to trace unidentified man's family - Wigan
14/02/2013     Yvonne Fovargue MP welcomes “huge victory” for financial education campaign
14/02/2013     Would-be robber disturbed by customers
13/02/2013     £1 million funding to freeze out fuel poverty
12/02/2013     The Galleries want your unwanted Christmas presents for Wigan's Rainbow Ward's toy appeal
11/02/2013 Photo(s) Cash boost for businesses as Regional Growth Fund opens
11/02/2013     Wigan Council Leader to discuss budget proposals on Twitter
11/02/2013     Pies, pints and prohibition!
07/02/2013     NHS scheme is helping Wigan veterans return to ‘civvy street’
07/02/2013 Photo(s) Community groups urged to bid for loan sharks cash
04/02/2013 Photo(s) MP’s back local Stroke Support Group
Jan 2013
31/01/2013     Wigan and Bolton councils come together to save millions on IT costs
30/01/2013 Photo(s) Record Breakers?
30/01/2013 Photo(s) Learning from a Legend
30/01/2013     Death of serving councillor: Tributes paid to Barbara Bourne
29/01/2013     Just the job: Careers advice, a chance to try out trades and real jobs on offer at council run events
29/01/2013     High spec Apple suite unveiled at college
28/01/2013     Local MP hits out at pension reforms as local women set to lose out
28/01/2013     Brian honoured for his decades of service to the people of Wigan Borough
28/01/2013 Photo(s) A Flying Start for Get On Track
26/01/2013     Hot property: First-time buyers race to sign-up for council mortgage scheme
26/01/2013     Road traffic collision -Wigan
24/01/2013 Photo(s) Efit issued after man tried to grab woman - Wigan
24/01/2013     Car stolen in Wigan with seven-week-old baby in back
23/01/2013     Beware of bogus council tax claims
23/01/2013     Act quickly to save cash by switching your energy supplier
23/01/2013     Record exam results for borough pupils
23/01/2013     Two bailed following drugs deaths - Wigan
22/01/2013     Two people have been arrested after two men died in Wigan
22/01/2013 Photo(s) Dispensing optician Gillian has her sights set on top professional award
22/01/2013     Robbery in Wigan
22/01/2013     Police warning after two drugs deaths
21/01/2013     Wigan Council: Waste collection cancelled
18/01/2013     Community safety drive for Wigan town centre
18/01/2013     Healthwatch recruitment drive continues
17/01/2013     Yvonne Fovargue MP urges local primary schools to “Make IT Happy, Make IT Safe”
17/01/2013     Building Bridges for Holocaust Memorial Day
17/01/2013     Make 2013 a life changing year - foster a child
16/01/2013     Children invited to wear a scarf like Olli for sign2sing
14/01/2013     Get on by getting online: The last of the internet refuseniks encouraged to log-on
11/01/2013     FSB welcomes independent adjudicator and statutory code of practice for pub industry
11/01/2013     New Year, New Job for Makerfield MP
11/01/2013 Photo(s) Man wanted for breach of restraining order
10/01/2013 Photo(s) Ashfield Park Fire
10/01/2013     The Galleries recycles to help Wigan & Leigh Hospice
09/01/2013     Wigan Women urged to enter Race for Life 2013
09/01/2013     That’s Life: Celebrating a year of Wigan Life Centre
09/01/2013 Photo(s) Seasonal wishes for a Hap-pie New Year!
09/01/2013     Sold: Wigan Council and Lloyds TSB help first-time buyers get on the property ladder
09/01/2013     January in Wigan's Libraries - It'd be criminal to miss it
08/01/2013 Photo(s) A Happy New Year for community focal point
08/01/2013 Photo(s) Wanted - Brett Wood, Wigan
03/01/2013     Yvonne Fovargue MP won’t support ‘Strivers’ Tax’ while millionaires pocket £3 billion tax cut”
03/01/2013     Chairman of FSB Merseyside, West Cheshire and Wigan comments on expansion of start-up loans for young entrepreneurs
03/01/2013     Time is running out to apply for a primary school place
02/01/2013 Photo(s) Appeal to trace wanted pair
02/01/2013     New Year's resolution to slash fuel bills
Dec 2012
31/12/2012     Pub-goers help detain two suspected robbers
27/12/2012     Council urges borrowers to show caution
22/12/2012 Photo(s) Wigan’s well@work
22/12/2012 Photo(s) Christmas Crafts are Bloomin’ Festive
22/12/2012     It’s Bin a Busy Year
22/12/2012     “You’re hired”: Wigan Borough means business with Apprentice pledge
20/12/2012     Jump in and Join Jack this January
20/12/2012     Homes now available at Blundells Wood
20/12/2012     Yvonne Fovargue MP urges local musicians and small venues to enter national music competition
18/12/2012     Public services over the festive period
18/12/2012     Don't let drink make Christmas stink!
14/12/2012     Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger...
14/12/2012     Healthwatch Wigan recruiting voluntary Chairperson and Trustees
14/12/2012     Spirit of Christmas alive and well in Ashton in Makerfield
13/12/2012 Photo(s) National Award brings 'Park and Pride'
13/12/2012     Southgate’s great
13/12/2012 Photo(s) The four-legged crime buster with a nose for dodgy dealings
13/12/2012     Every One a Champion!
13/12/2012     Deadline approaches for primary school place submissions
11/12/2012     Working towards better health
11/12/2012 Photo(s) Wigan gets creative with green energy
07/12/2012     Wigan school signs up for charity world record
07/12/2012 Photo(s) Local businesses save Food Fest's bacon!
07/12/2012     Wigan Gets the Vote
06/12/2012     It's a crime cracking Christmas in Wigan
05/12/2012     Christmas Parking: More Presence!
05/12/2012     Wigan Borough MP repeals Wigan Free Grammar Schools 1812 Act of Parliament
05/12/2012 Photo(s) A Merry Christmas at Haigh
03/12/2012     Southgate – the story so far
Nov 2012
30/11/2012     Community welcomes news of extension of powers to combat rowdy behaviour
30/11/2012     Multi-million ‘green deal’ is a world first for Greater Manchester
30/11/2012     Local man's posthumas charity single
29/11/2012 Photo(s) Mayor Honours Wigan’s Sporting Stars
27/11/2012     Wigan Borough’s schools get top marks from Ofsted
26/11/2012     Mayor to mark opening of Greenheart Jubilee Way
23/11/2012     Wigan Borough – top of the eco class
23/11/2012     Santa’s Ashton Appointment
22/11/2012     Borough unites to show support to victims of abuse
22/11/2012     Police are trying to trace the next of kin of a man from Wigan
21/11/2012 Photo(s) Mentioned in Dis-patches
21/11/2012     Planning Application Fees Change
21/11/2012     Hopes for dodgy licence application go up in smoke
21/11/2012     It’s not too late for toast
21/11/2012     Thieves stole tools from building site then broke into bank in Wigan
20/11/2012 Photo(s) Mayor’s Charity Supports Dementia cafes
20/11/2012     Alcohol Awareness Week: Small changes have a big impact
19/11/2012 Photo(s) Wrapped Up The Christmas Single from AJ Brown
17/11/2012 Photo(s) Wigan man wanted on recall to prison
16/11/2012 Photo(s) Wigan’s Christmas Light Switch On was a cracker!
16/11/2012     It’s Road Safety Week 2012
16/11/2012 Photo(s) Wigan Council's award winning combination
16/11/2012     Bogus official preys on elderly couple
16/11/2012     A home for life: Wigan Council plans would see tenants stay in their homes for good
16/11/2012     Council Tax re-band warning
15/11/2012     Council apology for delays caused by necessary roadworks
14/11/2012 Photo(s) Murder of Francis Farrell - Police release CCTV images of two women who may have vital information
14/11/2012     Merry Parking
13/11/2012 Photo(s) Your chance to meet 2012 XFactor finalist Kye Sones at Wigan's Christmas Lights!
13/11/2012     Wigan’s 2013 Food and Drink Festival cancelled
13/11/2012 Photo(s) An inspiration to Greater Manchester
13/11/2012     A hundred people say they want to provide a “forever family” for children in care
13/11/2012     Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner elections: voting arrangements
12/11/2012     Bloomin’ well thank you
12/11/2012     Yvonne Fovargue MP to host Christmas Luncheon for veteran community in Makerfield
09/11/2012     Cold Calling. Don’t buy it!
09/11/2012 Photo(s) High five for veg King!
07/11/2012     92-year-old woman confronted by four men - Wigan
07/11/2012 Photo(s) XFactor finalist Kye Sones turning on Wigan's Christmas lights
07/11/2012     Figures show drop in antisocial behaviour
07/11/2012     Cyclist injured after object thrown into his face from passing car
06/11/2012 Photo(s) We Ticked for Tax Justice
06/11/2012 Photo(s) Hacker T Dog is returning to turn on Wigan's Christmas lights!!!
05/11/2012     A tree of wishes made by children in care
02/11/2012     Man arrested following sexual assault, Wigan
01/11/2012     Staying safe this autumn
01/11/2012 Photo(s) Wigan man wanted on recall to prison
01/11/2012     Launch of Future Steps marks the start of a journey
Oct 2012
31/10/2012 Photo(s) Remembrance Sunday 2012
31/10/2012     CCTV of moment men in clown and Halloween masks rob jewellery store
31/10/2012     Community justice arrives in Wigan
31/10/2012 Photo(s) New kitchen makeover for Community Focal Point
31/10/2012     Advice for Firestarters – from the Firestoppers
30/10/2012     The forever family wishes of children in care
30/10/2012     Campaign helps Bonfire Night go with a bang
30/10/2012     No Excuses – Council's New Housing Policy Gets Tough on ASB and Rent Arrears
26/10/2012 Photo(s) MHA Lighting scoops Innovative Lighting Product of the Year in prestigious industry awards
26/10/2012     Dark Nights: Get ready for winter driving
26/10/2012     Bloomin’ wonderful: Wigan Borough wins again
26/10/2012 Photo(s) Make sport happen!
26/10/2012     Trick or Treaters urged to show respect
26/10/2012 Photo(s) Crazy days back at Haigh!
25/10/2012     Hindley Pool: Open for Business
25/10/2012 Photo(s) Bouncers needed to raise money for Children in Need
25/10/2012     Rugby league legend Lockyer in Leigh
24/10/2012     Halloween Pumpkin Carving Workshops at The Galleries
24/10/2012     National Care Leavers week: Celebrating the achievements of those who’ve left care
22/10/2012 Photo(s) Police release CCTV images of a car after a woman was sexually assaulted in Wigan
22/10/2012 Photo(s) Campaigners welcome protection for green belt
19/10/2012     Wigan borough flies the flag
19/10/2012 Photo(s) Coffee Recycling Comes To Town
18/10/2012 Photo(s) Rugby League World Cup Trophy @ Wigan's Christmas Light Switch On Event!!!
18/10/2012 Photo(s) Appeal following burglary at house
18/10/2012     Hindley Pool: The Way Forward
17/10/2012 Photo(s) Wigan aims to be top for Sport Makers
16/10/2012 Photo(s) Tax Justice Bus Visits Wigan
16/10/2012 Photo(s) Meet the Mayor
16/10/2012 Photo(s) Michael Warhurst death: Appeal to trace potential witnesses - Wigan
16/10/2012     Family fun day celebrates Wigan’s heritage
16/10/2012     Families in Wigan and Leigh need you! Careers fair promotes future jobs in health visiting
15/10/2012     Get yourself connected: Get Online Week
12/10/2012     Community safety chiefs condemn town centre violence
12/10/2012 Photo(s) Wigan actors become ghosts and ghouls
12/10/2012 Photo(s) “Wigan Expo 2012 the best yet”
11/10/2012     X Marks the Spot - it’s Local Democracy Week 2012
11/10/2012     Millions of reasons to go green
11/10/2012 Photo(s) Wigan marks World Mental Health Day
11/10/2012     Help in Challenging Times
11/10/2012     Eyesore No More
11/10/2012     Wigan goes for growth
11/10/2012     Man who died following push is formally identified
11/10/2012     Dad grapples with intruder in front of his young children
09/10/2012 Photo(s) Heritage Opera at Haigh Hall
09/10/2012     Man with head injury has now died - Wigan
09/10/2012     Re-appeal after man suffers serious head injury - Wigan
09/10/2012     Caring for tomorrow
09/10/2012     Leader Listens session scheduled for Local Democracy Week
08/10/2012     David brings his “voice” to Wigan Expo
08/10/2012 Photo(s) A curious exhibition!
08/10/2012 Photo(s) 90-year-old woman burgled - Standish Lower Ground
08/10/2012 Photo(s) Family pay tribute to daughter following fatal road collision
08/10/2012     Man suffers serious head injury - Wigan
07/10/2012     Man critical following assault - Wigan
06/10/2012     Wigan Borough wins Silver Gilt at RHS Britain in Bloom Awards 2012
05/10/2012 Photo(s) Rhyme ‘trampoline’ and ‘2013’ in slogan competition
05/10/2012     Social Housing: Borough Keeps Building
05/10/2012     Woman killed in traffic collision
05/10/2012     Tackling depression
03/10/2012     Wigan Borough is bloomin’ going for gold
02/10/2012     A charity evening with the Mayor
02/10/2012     Council bin services: residents thanked
01/10/2012 Photo(s) Family issue tribute to man killed in collision in Wigan on Sunday
01/10/2012     Council commended for sound bookkeeping
Sep 2012
30/09/2012     Man dies following collision in Appley Bridge, Wigan
28/09/2012     Tax Justice Bus: Next Stop Wigan
28/09/2012 Photo(s) Gruffalo spotted in Wigan Library
28/09/2012     Council says “you’re hired” to new apprentices
28/09/2012     ‘Empty nesters’ targeted in new fostering campaign
27/09/2012 Photo(s) Wigan man wanted on recall to prison
27/09/2012 Photo(s) Rare BMX stolen during violent robbery, Mesnes Park
26/09/2012     Bridgewater boosts health visitor support for north west families
26/09/2012     Afternoon update: Flooding disruption in Wigan Borough
25/09/2012 Photo(s) Be inspired!
24/09/2012     Cracking down on underage alcohol sales
24/09/2012     Councillors to discuss if airport growth plans should take off
24/09/2012 Photo(s) A healthy week!
24/09/2012 Photo(s) An ageless exercise
21/09/2012     Vision of the future: Council sets out housing plans
21/09/2012     Shop manager held captive during robbery
21/09/2012     Wigan Council supports legal challenge on GCSE grading controversy
19/09/2012     Have Your Say on Council Tax Support
18/09/2012 Photo(s) A man who murdered his next door neighbour has been jailed for life
17/09/2012     Cyclist seriously injured following collision on East Lancs this morning
14/09/2012     Man given football banning order - Wigan
14/09/2012     Another word in your ear, Lord Smith?
14/09/2012 Photo(s) AB World Foods - a tasty addition to Wigan Business Expo
13/09/2012 Photo(s) Mayor Praises Local Athletes
12/09/2012 Photo(s) MHA Lighting goes from strength to strength with two new appointments
10/09/2012     Two critical following arson in Wigan
10/09/2012 Photo(s) Image released following serious assault in Wigan
10/09/2012     Fire incident in Wigan
07/09/2012     Three arrested after arson attack
07/09/2012     Meet the Buyers at Wigan Business Expo Twenty12
06/09/2012     Pub landlord attacked
05/09/2012     Three arrested following disturbance
04/09/2012     Wigan & District Ladies Lecture Luncheon Club
04/09/2012     Bin there, done that
03/09/2012 Photo(s) Wanted - Alan Harrison
03/09/2012 Photo(s) Eco Kids Show the Way
Aug 2012
31/08/2012     Council approves investment in new youth service
31/08/2012 Photo(s) A week of wellbeing!
30/08/2012     Next of kin appeal - Standish
30/08/2012     Medals and rare stamp stolen in burglary - Wigan
30/08/2012     Local four-piece The Dusk put the north-west back on the musical map
30/08/2012 Photo(s) Pulham, Powell and the Park!
28/08/2012     Re-appeal for witnesses after collision - Wigan
28/08/2012     Rhododendron removal within Haigh Country Park
24/08/2012     New, improved bin services roll out
22/08/2012     Wigan children join 114,000 to break world record
21/08/2012 Photo(s) Wanted - Ashley Vickers, Wigan
21/08/2012     Free health checks, advice and information at Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust’s Annual General Meeting (AGM)
21/08/2012     Tougher penalties for licensees who flout the law
21/08/2012 Photo(s) Edible sand art at The Galleries 2012 free summer beach!
20/08/2012 Photo(s) It’s Wigan Resilience Week, 25 – 31 August
20/08/2012     Wigan Business Expo: Brimming with Confidence
20/08/2012     Lock up before lights out
20/08/2012 Photo(s) Five sentenced following 23 burglaries - Wigan
17/08/2012 Photo(s) Unemployment falls to 2.56 million - Holland & Co Chartered Accountants predict massive impact on Wigan's economy!!!
17/08/2012 Photo(s) Counterfeit tobacco seizures
17/08/2012     A Level Results - Borough students going for gold!
16/08/2012     Join In the Olympic spirit!
16/08/2012 Photo(s) Efit released of robbery suspect - Wigan
16/08/2012     Half a million late self assessment returns in line for £1,200 penalty, Holland & Co Chartered Accountants warn Wigan Businesses!!
15/08/2012     All roads lead north for education charity’s recruitment drive
15/08/2012 Photo(s) Swan song for a very British summer!
13/08/2012 Photo(s) Nobody else does it like Ellsey’s!
13/08/2012 Photo(s) Can Wiggins inspire a healthier Wigan?
13/08/2012 Photo(s) Wigan Business Expo Twenty12 is Joining Jack
13/08/2012 Photo(s) A word in your ear, Lord Smith?
09/08/2012     From Beastly Machines to Classic Cars
08/08/2012 Photo(s) Police team up with Asda to clampdown on shoplifters
08/08/2012     Next of kin appeal
08/08/2012 Photo(s) Family pay tribute to Leah Davies
06/08/2012     Historic Wigan company set to hold special birthday tea party!
06/08/2012 Photo(s) Police and staff recognised at Wigan awards ceremony
06/08/2012     Woman dies following collision in Wigan
03/08/2012     Best Bar None - it's judgement time!
03/08/2012     Another fine mess
03/08/2012     Wigan Council seeks independent support to uphold standards
03/08/2012 Photo(s) Aspull’s Community Spirit
03/08/2012     Hindley Pool: the Future
02/08/2012 Photo(s) Painting Olympic success
02/08/2012     Robbery at Billinge garage
Jul 2012
28/07/2012     Have your say on new housing proposals
23/07/2012     Wigan Borough Sports Awards 2012
23/07/2012     Jazz Success
17/07/2012     Officers bring down metal theft
17/07/2012     Police issue vehicle crime warning to Golborne residents
14/07/2012 Photo(s) The Galleries 2012 Summer Beach!
13/07/2012 Photo(s) Meet Mark – he’s a bit of a card
13/07/2012     Police warn of iPhone thieves
13/07/2012 Photo(s) Green Apple for Haigh Windmill
12/07/2012     Tribute to Francis Farrell - Wigan
12/07/2012     Taxi driver prosecuted for failing to renew licence
12/07/2012     Man charged following death of Francis Farrell
11/07/2012 Photo(s) Ellsey's go the extra mile for local hospice
11/07/2012     Burglary spree - Highfield
10/07/2012     Bolton's Year of Sport 2012 attracts over 900 Ironkids
10/07/2012     Two arrested following death of Francis Farrell
09/07/2012     Wigan Council provides value for money
09/07/2012 Photo(s) Wigan entrepreneur catches business bug and launches own pest control firm
06/07/2012 Photo(s) Wanted - Mark Brian Phoenix, Wigan
05/07/2012 Photo(s) Top author visit for Shevington library
05/07/2012 Photo(s) Wigan and the Philosopher’s Stone!
04/07/2012     Man eliminated from police inquiries into the death of a man in Wigan
03/07/2012     Arsonists cause around £40k damage to home/office in Wigan
03/07/2012     Antisocial behaviour success in Hindley
02/07/2012     Desperately seeking Ellsey!
02/07/2012 Photo(s) Greater Manchester Disability Games 2012
02/07/2012     Duke of Gloucester to Open Wigan Life Centre
02/07/2012     Car fire damages man's house
Jun 2012
29/06/2012 Photo(s) Sharpy's - The perfect plaice for Ellsey's vinegar
29/06/2012 Photo(s) Breast is Best
26/06/2012 Photo(s) Family fun to support Armed Forces Day
25/06/2012 Photo(s) Tribute to man found unconscious on Fathers Day
25/06/2012     Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for musicians!
25/06/2012 Photo(s) Small-Business owner from Wigan wins coveted award
21/06/2012 Photo(s) Show your love for Wigan Market
21/06/2012 Photo(s) Look at our Giant Walking Bus!
21/06/2012 Photo(s) Best Dressed Shops Go For Gold
21/06/2012 Photo(s) Man who was found unconscious on Frog Lane has died
19/06/2012 Photo(s) Going for Gold with the International Boccia Championship
19/06/2012 Photo(s) Danger vodka is over the limit
19/06/2012 Photo(s) Businesses hail Wigan International Jazz Festival
19/06/2012     Appeal for volunteers to help Ironman
18/06/2012     It’s ‘Not a Game’, teens warned
18/06/2012     Police have made an arrest after a man was found unconscious in Wigan
17/06/2012     Appeal for information after man was found unconscious
13/06/2012 Photo(s) People in Glass Houses...
13/06/2012 Photo(s) Community champion puts his cards on the table
13/06/2012     Wigan Council exceeds savings targets and protects the most vulnerable
13/06/2012 Photo(s) 500 Days to go to the kick-off of Rugby League World Cup 2013
13/06/2012 Photo(s) Calling all Veterans and Uniformed Services Members: Wigan needs you
12/06/2012 Photo(s) Wigan & Leigh Hospice Star Trekking!
May 2012
30/05/2012     Teen attacked - Bamurlong
28/05/2012 Photo(s) World War 2 Werewolf film shot in Manchester area
25/05/2012 Photo(s) Deanery’s Torch Triumph
25/05/2012 Photo(s) The Galleries Star Trekkers Appeal!
25/05/2012 Photo(s) Right Royal Parties
24/05/2012 Photo(s) Wigan Based Entrepreneur gets his First Business Motoring
22/05/2012     Maintenance Work Planned for Wigan Pool
22/05/2012 Photo(s) Parade of the Champions
21/05/2012 Photo(s) The Galleries Celebrate the Jubilee!
21/05/2012     Sign Up for Wigan Business Expo Twenty12
21/05/2012     Local Men Trim Down and Shape Up
18/05/2012 Photo(s) Olympic Torch on its way!
17/05/2012     Bogus tree surgeon cons elderly woman
17/05/2012     A share of £1 million a year on offer for North West social entrepreneurs
16/05/2012 Photo(s) Flame Games
16/05/2012 Photo(s) Chamber of Commerce Backs Wigan Business Expo Twenty12
15/05/2012 Photo(s) Going for Brass at the Olympics
14/05/2012 Photo(s) Wigan's award winning Christmas Cracker!
11/05/2012 Photo(s) Campaign to boost number of foster carers
04/05/2012 Photo(s) Who Cares? We Care!
03/05/2012 Photo(s) "Literally" the best yet!
02/05/2012     Man attacked with broken bottle
02/05/2012     Health bosses urge local people to make the right choices on NHS services during May bank holiday weekend.
01/05/2012 Photo(s) Access Boost for Wigan Flashes
Apr 2012
30/04/2012 Photo(s) Man jailed for murder - Wigan
30/04/2012 Photo(s) A “Classic” Bank Holiday Monday
27/04/2012 Photo(s) Star Trekking arrives at The Galleries
27/04/2012 Photo(s) Wigan ‘water trucker’ to the rescue
27/04/2012     46% of people given a diabetes risk assessment at Wigan Diabetes UK Healthy Lifestyle Roadshow are referred to a GP
27/04/2012     Police have identified those responsible for the disorder at McDonalds
25/04/2012     Wigan UTC
20/04/2012     College targeted twice in three days by thieves
18/04/2012     Beat the fuel prices and enjoy the countryside on your doorstep!
16/04/2012     Appeal following attempted robbery
13/04/2012     Police appeal for witnesses following disorder in McDonalds - Wigan
13/04/2012     Over 1,000 fewer crime victims in Wigan Borough
11/04/2012     Cable thieves warned by police
11/04/2012     Are you registered to vote?
10/04/2012     Don’t let Council Tax re-band claims rebound on you!
06/04/2012     Woman receives fractured cheekbone during robbery
05/04/2012 Photo(s) Entry Fee for Great Manchester Cycle Reduced
05/04/2012     Diabetes UK Healthy Lifestyle Roadshow is coming to Wigan
05/04/2012 Photo(s) The Galleries Easter Egg Appeal!
05/04/2012 Photo(s) Image released after petrol drive offs - Wigan
05/04/2012     M-egg-a drive to keep us safe and sound this Easter
05/04/2012     A Right Royal Party Weekend
05/04/2012     The Mesnes event!
04/04/2012 Photo(s) United for Armed Forces Day
04/04/2012     Tobacco advertising: out of sight, out of mind?
04/04/2012 Photo(s) Wigan University Technical College
03/04/2012 Photo(s) Olympic Reception for Local Athletes
03/04/2012     Wallgate Declutter for Safer Streets
02/04/2012 Photo(s) Council taskforce wages war on waste
02/04/2012 Photo(s) Operation Delmas sentencing
02/04/2012     Wigan University Technical College
Mar 2012
30/03/2012     Portas Plus – Wigan welcomes high street support
30/03/2012     Council housing settlement - £99m deal for tenants
29/03/2012 Photo(s) ‘Caddy’ On Recycling
29/03/2012     Man charged over murder of Steven Rourke
28/03/2012 Photo(s) Tribute to Steven Rourke
28/03/2012     Wigan public enquiry counter closures
27/03/2012     Unify, developing and rewarding members
27/03/2012     Further appeal following the murder of a man
26/03/2012     Death in Wigan - formal ID
26/03/2012     ‘Super’ News About Buses
26/03/2012     Three arrested after discovery of man's body
24/03/2012     Man assaulted and robbed
23/03/2012     Easter Service Update
23/03/2012 Photo(s) It’s Wigan Business Expo Twenty12!
23/03/2012 Photo(s) Man wanted for burglary
22/03/2012 Photo(s) Breakfast in the Saddle
22/03/2012 Photo(s) Today: Wigan. Tomorrow: the world!
22/03/2012 Photo(s) Missing - Ashley Lynch, Wigan
22/03/2012     Next of kin appeal - Wigan
21/03/2012 Photo(s) IRONKIDS launched for IRONMAN UK
21/03/2012     Changing the ways to pay
21/03/2012 Photo(s) Major investment in refuse service
19/03/2012 Photo(s) Game On
19/03/2012     Bogus solar energy worker
18/03/2012 Photo(s) The Galleries Easter Egg Appeal!
16/03/2012     Council Supports Plain Tobacco Packaging
16/03/2012     School Leavers’ Success - Majority choose further learning figures reveal
16/03/2012 Photo(s) Burglars steal watch and bracelet in break-in
16/03/2012     Man robbed at knifepoint as he walked near canal in Whelley
15/03/2012     How we are performing – Report highlights how Wigan Council is helping children
14/03/2012     Woman robbed of car after filling up at petrol station
14/03/2012 Photo(s) Flytippers: We Are On Your Case
14/03/2012 Photo(s) Game On
13/03/2012     Fly the FLAG
13/03/2012     Drugs stolen from Wigan Royal Infirmary
12/03/2012 Photo(s) Let the band play on!
09/03/2012 Photo(s) Two high value burglaries in Wigan
09/03/2012 Photo(s) Top Mark - MetroFresh school chef wins coveted award
09/03/2012 Photo(s) Food and Drink Festival breaks new records
08/03/2012 Photo(s) Man wanted following burglary at elderly woman's house
07/03/2012     ‘Saddle’ up and join the Breakfast Club
07/03/2012     Wigan's licensed premises are Best Bar None
07/03/2012 Photo(s) Get active with new website!
06/03/2012 Photo(s) Billy Boston opens Hindley Library
05/03/2012 Photo(s) Exploring our heritage
05/03/2012 Photo(s) Wigan Life Centre nominated for top regeneration award
05/03/2012     Teenager charged with burglaries
02/03/2012     Woman in car targeted by thief
02/03/2012 Photo(s) IT’S WIGAN versus cancer!
02/03/2012     Fly the FLAG for Leigh and Wigan
02/03/2012 Photo(s) A Hotpot that hits the spot!
02/03/2012     Get straight down to business
Feb 2012
29/02/2012     Council offers value for money – Government Audit
28/02/2012 Photo(s) Operation Delmas sentencing
28/02/2012     Council backs Creative Wigan – website promotes the borough’s creative talent
27/02/2012     Wigan secure business awards aim to reduce retail crime
27/02/2012     Crime continues to fall
23/02/2012     Hindley Library: Chapter One
23/02/2012     Staff threatened with sword during robbery
22/02/2012     Wigan Council to protect front line services
22/02/2012     Counting the Carbon
22/02/2012     Key of the Door
20/02/2012     Another foul mess! Action to tackle dog fouling
20/02/2012 Photo(s) Mark 1 Business Systems ensures PROCare dual ISO award
17/02/2012     Appeal to trace man who tried to save occupant from house fire
17/02/2012     Half Term... full on fun!
16/02/2012     Attempted bag snatch - Wigan
15/02/2012 Photo(s) Hooray for Haigh
15/02/2012     Two people charged after group of teenagers robbed
14/02/2012     Pensioner punched by intruder
14/02/2012     Man jailed for historic sexual offences
14/02/2012     Man dies five days after collision, Wigan
13/02/2012 Photo(s) Wigan’s ‘Walk of Life’ – Life Centre Launch Honours Local Legends
10/02/2012     Haigh Hall Live and Haigh Fest Postponed
09/02/2012     Man charged with attempted murder
09/02/2012     Man arrested after girl is stabbed in Wigan
08/02/2012 Photo(s) Bloomin’ Good Luck, Our Damian
07/02/2012 Photo(s) Loved up? The Galleries have Valentines Day all wrapped up for charity!
07/02/2012 Photo(s) Fuel Poverty Awareness Day
07/02/2012     Walkers warned - don't dice with the ice
07/02/2012 Photo(s) Going for Gold!
07/02/2012     'Police doing a good job' say Wigan residents
07/02/2012     Three charged with series of burglaries
06/02/2012 Photo(s) Wigan Council set to appoint new Chief Executive
06/02/2012     Wallet stolen by bogus caller in Hindley
04/02/2012 Photo(s) Two men rob teenagers
03/02/2012 Photo(s) Blades of glory - It’s Wigan on ice!
03/02/2012     Data Security Alert
02/02/2012 Photo(s) The Galleries install live saving equipment!
02/02/2012     Pensioner falls victim to tree-cutting scam
02/02/2012 Photo(s) It's in the bag! - Council teams up with residents to tackle neighbourhood waste nuisance
Jan 2012
31/01/2012     Wigan women urged to join the fight by entering Race For Life 2012
31/01/2012 Photo(s) We remember...
30/01/2012     Armed robbery at off-licence
27/01/2012     Traffic Improvements: Better Access from A573
27/01/2012     Next of kin appeal
26/01/2012     Top of the class! - Another good year for Wigan Borough GCSEs
24/01/2012     Woman attacked by another two women, Golborne
23/01/2012 Photo(s) Authors visit new Wigan Library
20/01/2012     New Affordable Housing Comes to Town
19/01/2012 Photo(s) BLADE RAID. Fakes seized in counterfeit clampdown
18/01/2012     Next of kin appeal - John Davies
18/01/2012     Next of kin appeal - Norman Platt
18/01/2012     Jewellery stolen from back of van
18/01/2012     Free help for Ashton, Leigh and Wigan residents to get fitter and healthier in 2012
16/01/2012 Photo(s) Council leaders consider future plans for borough’s Lakeland centres
16/01/2012     Next of kin appeal
16/01/2012     Armed robber steals cigarettes and cash
13/01/2012     Parking Plan to Boost Town Centre Economy
11/01/2012     Armed robbery at Post Office - Abram
11/01/2012     Youths prosecuted for breaching dispersal order
10/01/2012     Speak Up, Speak Out
09/01/2012 Photo(s) Open Life – Wigan’s New Public Services ‘hub’ is open for business
09/01/2012 Photo(s) Young boy robbed of scooter
09/01/2012     Appeal to trace bogus gardener
06/01/2012     Finding Space for hospital visitors - New lease of life for Menses Terrace Car Park
06/01/2012     Olympics grants still available!
06/01/2012 Photo(s) New Wigan Library set to open
05/01/2012     Post Christmas Debt? – Let Unify Help
Dec 2011
30/12/2011     Car and parcels stolen
29/12/2011     Man charged after incident in Asda carpark
21/12/2011     Fancy that! Partnership precautions for festive revellers
20/12/2011     Council Condemns Government Rent Policy
16/12/2011     Hindley Library Relocation
15/12/2011 Photo(s) Urban Designers go Crackers for our Chris!
15/12/2011     Don’t Forget Your Christmas Prescriptions
15/12/2011     Keep the Winter Bugs Out of Hospital
14/12/2011 Photo(s) £9.40 – a year’s food for a child
14/12/2011 Photo(s) BOGOF? Excuse Me!
14/12/2011 Photo(s) Revellers given safety warning in run up to Christmas
14/12/2011 Photo(s) Kerb Your Parking!
13/12/2011     Dangerous spirit: drink warning
13/12/2011 Photo(s) Police recover cable from Wigan scrapyard
13/12/2011 Photo(s) French TV star to headline Wigan Food and Drink Festival
13/12/2011 Photo(s) The Original and Best Super Markets
13/12/2011     Police warn residents in Wigan about computer scam
12/12/2011 Photo(s) Man jailed for historic rape and serious sexual abuse
12/12/2011     Cash and cigarettes stolen in robbery
09/12/2011     Wigan tree is perfect present
09/12/2011 Photo(s) Pull the other one, it’s got bells on!
09/12/2011 Photo(s) Disadvantaged Children Get a Brighter Christmas
09/12/2011     Police appeal for witnesses following a robbery at a Blockbuster store
09/12/2011     Metal thieves caught red-handed
09/12/2011     Warning over bogus tax refunds
08/12/2011     Teenage girl sexually assaulted
07/12/2011 Photo(s) Corrie Star Makes Party Fizz With Festive Fun
07/12/2011 Photo(s) Just Add Books
07/12/2011 Photo(s) A Word in your ear...
06/12/2011 Photo(s) Operation Reindeer to Curb Christmas Crime
06/12/2011     Housing Rent Rise
05/12/2011 Photo(s) Freeman of the Borough – Council Leader Honoured for a Lifetime of Public Service
01/12/2011 Photo(s) The Galleries Has Christmas All Wrapped Up!
Nov 2011
29/11/2011 Photo(s) Markets sign up to Real Deal pledge
29/11/2011     Next of kin appeal
29/11/2011 Photo(s) Drivers Warned About Vehicle Security
28/11/2011 Photo(s) Children’s Community Nursing Teams on ‘Bronchiolitis Alert’
28/11/2011     Women threatened during off-licence robbery
28/11/2011     Police prepare for day of strikes and protests
25/11/2011 Photo(s) Keeping an Eye on Pemberton
24/11/2011     Strike Action: 30 November 2011
23/11/2011 Photo(s) Local Health Visitor receives National ‘Flu Fighter’ Award
23/11/2011     Attempted cash in transit robbery
22/11/2011     Stop faking it!
22/11/2011     Happy Christmas from all in Golborne
21/11/2011 Photo(s) Canal project spells success for local trainees
21/11/2011 Photo(s) Another Christmas Spectacular in Wigan Town Centre
21/11/2011     WLCT awarded Cannock Chase contract
20/11/2011     Man charged with murder
20/11/2011 Photo(s) Tribute paid to man stabbed to death, Wigan
19/11/2011     Police have made three arrests in relation to the murder of a man - Wigan
18/11/2011 Photo(s) Christmas Spectacular at Wigan’s Light Switch On!
18/11/2011     Bringing the Olympic Spirit to your community!
18/11/2011     Local economy on the up
18/11/2011 Photo(s) Images of stolen jewellery - Wigan
16/11/2011 Photo(s) Man jailed for kidnap and robbery - Wigan
16/11/2011     Offenders flee empty handed following attempted robbery
15/11/2011 Photo(s) Woman jailed after driving over man and leaving him for dead
15/11/2011     Are you prepared for colds and flu this winter?
15/11/2011 Photo(s) It’s Aspull International!
15/11/2011 Photo(s) Ashton Christmas Lights Switch On
14/11/2011     Target offenders arrested across force by officers from specialist unit
11/11/2011     70k worth of wiring stolen
08/11/2011 Photo(s) Wigan's Christmas Light Switch-On Has the Risk!
07/11/2011 Photo(s) Police Launch 'Where's Yours?' Campaign in Wigan
07/11/2011 Photo(s) Getting into the Spirit
04/11/2011 Photo(s) Launch of new novel by Jennifer Kirk
04/11/2011 Photo(s) Remembrance Sunday 2011
04/11/2011     Man's ear bitten after assault
03/11/2011 Photo(s) Wigan’s Health Visiting Service receives International Baby Friendly Award
02/11/2011 Photo(s) Wigan's Christmas Light Switch-On Event Is Hackered!
01/11/2011     Death of elderly woman; man bailed
01/11/2011     Investigation following death of elderly woman
Oct 2011
31/10/2011     Bogus burglary - Wigan
28/10/2011     Powers extended to tackle unruly groups in ASB hot spots
28/10/2011 Photo(s) Man sentenced over collision that killed 14-year-old girl
28/10/2011     Internet auction sellers warned against cutting corners
26/10/2011 Photo(s) WLCT Life-savers Honoured
25/10/2011 Photo(s) Hallowe’en Fun on the Common
25/10/2011     Get set for Winter
25/10/2011     New falls prevention and osteoporosis awareness website targets Wigan residents
25/10/2011 Photo(s) Santa and his Reindeer Parade Need You!
21/10/2011     A Better Welcome to Wigan
20/10/2011 Photo(s) Lighten the Load
20/10/2011     Two men have been charged after a sustained attack
19/10/2011     Shopworkers threatened with knife during robbery - Ashton
19/10/2011     Off licence robbery - Wigan
18/10/2011 Photo(s) Power to the people!
18/10/2011 Photo(s) The Galleries Spooky Half Term Halloween Fun!
18/10/2011     Greater Manchester Support for Voluntary Sector
17/10/2011 Photo(s) Wesley Jones - Wanted
14/10/2011     Free Christmas Parking for Sleighs... and Shoppers
13/10/2011     It’s Parents’ Week 2011
13/10/2011     Wigan Borough bucks the trend (again)
13/10/2011 Photo(s) Love Where You Live? - Prove it, Pick it up and bin it!
13/10/2011     School Children say Hello to National Year of Communication
11/10/2011 Photo(s) The Galleries Staff Raise Over £200 for Charity with Jean-ious Idea!
11/10/2011 Photo(s) World Mental Health Day in Wigan
11/10/2011     Man charged with sexual assault in Wigan
10/10/2011 Photo(s) Litter Lesson in the Bag
06/10/2011     It’s big, it’s bold and it’s back!
06/10/2011     Cannabis farm found in Pemberton by officers on night patrol
06/10/2011     Next of kin appeal
05/10/2011     GMP prepares for the Rugby Super League final
05/10/2011 Photo(s) I wandered lonely as a... QR Code!
05/10/2011     The Galleries Staff Take Part in Jean-ious Idea for Charity
04/10/2011     Churchgoer robbed of takings - Orrell
04/10/2011     Health Trainers lead 7,000 Wigan people into a healthier lifestyle
03/10/2011 Photo(s) Off-road vehicles seized in hot-spot clampdown
03/10/2011     Benefits – new IT mean speedy service
03/10/2011 Photo(s) Sports Stars Honoured
03/10/2011 Photo(s) Full of Life
03/10/2011     Trio charged after fraud investigation
02/10/2011     Woman sexually assaulted while walking home in Wigan
Sep 2011
30/09/2011     New powers to tackle groups in ASB hotspots
30/09/2011 Photo(s) The Galleries Provides Sunshine Zone for this Glorious Weather
30/09/2011     Cigarette vending machine ban comes into force
29/09/2011 Photo(s) Give them a Boost
29/09/2011     Have Your Say, Have Your Play
29/09/2011 Photo(s) Wanted - Mark Wholer, Wigan
28/09/2011     Half of Children’s Car Seats Fitted Badly
27/09/2011 Photo(s) Drug dealer jailed and ordered to repay ill-gotten gains
26/09/2011 Photo(s) Trust Us!
26/09/2011 Photo(s) Lend a book, lend a hand
26/09/2011     Men on bike try to rob jewellers
23/09/2011 Photo(s) Police renew appeal for missing Skelmersdale man
23/09/2011 Photo(s) Man jailed for grooming and trying to meet teenage girl
21/09/2011 Photo(s) Flash, Bang, Wallop... What a picture!
20/09/2011 Photo(s) Thousands flock to see Wigan Life
19/09/2011 Photo(s) Wigan’s New 'Leisure Treasure'
19/09/2011 Photo(s) Warriors coming to Business Expo
19/09/2011     Two robberies in space of one hour
15/09/2011     No smoking on the forecourt – Petrol station penalised for underage sales
15/09/2011 Photo(s) Looking for the right trader? The answer’s in the stars!
13/09/2011 Photo(s) Rugby League, romance and rock ‘n’ roll
13/09/2011     Girl injured in fail-to-stop collision
12/09/2011     Don't make it easy for cyber scammers
09/09/2011     Shotgun fired at house
06/09/2011     Boost For Wildlife At Lightshaw Meadows
06/09/2011     Man suffers bleed on brain during assault
06/09/2011     Man found with serious head injuries
05/09/2011     Parking: the Mesnes News
01/09/2011     Wigan goes to town with celebrations
01/09/2011 Photo(s) Mayor remembers Alderman Birtles
Aug 2011
30/08/2011 Photo(s) Mayor Congratulates Warriors
26/08/2011 Photo(s) Ready for a Run?
25/08/2011     Social Enterprise Development Support Package
24/08/2011     Trust Welcomes Chat Moss Decision
24/08/2011 Photo(s) Colour and Puzzle Fest at The Galleries Summer Beach!
22/08/2011     Write 1000 words, win £100!
22/08/2011     The Friends of Wigan's Boer War Memorial
18/08/2011     Three men rob shop
17/08/2011     It’s Wigan Resilience Week 2011
11/08/2011 Photo(s) No wellies required - Future stars headlining at Wigan Marketplace
10/08/2011     Sunscreen and Scarecrows!
10/08/2011     Council to consider major refuse and recycling changes
08/08/2011     New powers to combat unruly groups in ASB hot spot
08/08/2011     Council to consider pool proposals for Hindley and Tyldesley
Jul 2011
26/07/2011 Photo(s) Free Summer Beach is now open in the Galleries!
26/07/2011     Man sustains broken nose during robbery - Hindley
25/07/2011 Photo(s) CCTV stills released following arson attack
25/07/2011 Photo(s) Turning up the heat this summer on illegal off-roaders
25/07/2011     Sexual assault - Wigan
22/07/2011 Photo(s) New Campaign that Brings the Countryside to Manchester
22/07/2011     Bogus Caller Alert by Water Bosses in Wigan
21/07/2011     Two salons targeted
20/07/2011 Photo(s) Campaign keeps kids safe4summer
20/07/2011 Photo(s) Green for go in the heart of Wigan Borough
19/07/2011     Customers’ Choice
18/07/2011 Photo(s) The Galleries Summer Beach is back!
18/07/2011 Photo(s) Welcome to Wigan Borough
18/07/2011 Photo(s) All that Jazz!
15/07/2011 Photo(s) Residents urged: Help get Wigan borough on the move
15/07/2011     Next of Kin appeal - Wigan
15/07/2011     Greater Manchester Bids for World Cup Glory
15/07/2011     Bogus officials strike four times in three hours
14/07/2011     Wigan swaps stories with its twin town
13/07/2011 Photo(s) Pillow Talk
13/07/2011     Crime continues to fall across Wigan
11/07/2011 Photo(s) Manchester Airport’s 21 years of jazz
11/07/2011     Summer, Sun and Community Fun at Amberswood
08/07/2011     Recovery Federation gets the green light
08/07/2011     Have You Say on Pool Plans
08/07/2011     International spotlight on local crime partnership
08/07/2011     Wigan Council’s Cabinet Approves Youth Zone Plan
07/07/2011 Photo(s) Gym’ll Fix It
07/07/2011 Photo(s) Debt – Council Offers Advice
07/07/2011     Wigan’s Economic Outlook
07/07/2011 Photo(s) Dinner is Served – Best Ever Figures For School Meals
07/07/2011     Armed robbery at Subway - Pemberton
06/07/2011     It’s the Wigan Wide Web
05/07/2011     Public treated to Lightshaw Meadows nature walk
05/07/2011     Man threatened and robbed in own home
04/07/2011     A head start in networking for new businesses
03/07/2011 Photo(s) CCTV stills released after man assaulted and robbed in Wigan
01/07/2011 Photo(s) Parents urged to give babies the chance of a lifetime
Jun 2011
30/06/2011     Dream Come True for Wigan Rugby Fan
28/06/2011 Photo(s) Lollipop Idol 2011: THE RESULT
28/06/2011     Police highlight dangers of social networking sites
24/06/2011     Street robbery - Wigan
23/06/2011 Photo(s) Hindley Sings the Blues
22/06/2011     Eight arrested and drugs and prestige cars seized in Wigan raids
22/06/2011     Healthy Hearts in Greenheart
21/06/2011 Photo(s) It’s Refugee Week 2011
20/06/2011     Police Issue Garden Security Warning
17/06/2011     Paralympic Gold Winners Come to Wigan
17/06/2011 Photo(s) Creating a ‘racquet’ at Wigan Market Place
17/06/2011 Photo(s) Show bogus callers the door
17/06/2011     Hat-trick blitz on underage tobacco sales
16/06/2011     Teenagers robbed - Wigan
16/06/2011     Borough bucks the Greater Manchester trend
16/06/2011     High hopes for Hayley
15/06/2011     Going for green – Recycle Week 2011
15/06/2011 Photo(s) Missing man appeal
15/06/2011     Pair arrested after stolen metal sold to scrap dealer
14/06/2011     Swinley Parking Deadline
14/06/2011     Police to Detect Metal Thieves
13/06/2011     Man attacked while jogging
13/06/2011     Prosecution for underage sale of alcohol
12/06/2011     Hammer-wielding robber targets store
10/06/2011 Photo(s) Uncle Joe's John Winnard Made MBE
10/06/2011     Appeal to trace two women after man grabs at girl
09/06/2011     WELCOME to your new home!
09/06/2011     Summer fun kicks off in Gidlow Park
09/06/2011     Haigh-Day of the Windmill
09/06/2011     Park Inn backing the best in borough’s business
09/06/2011     Hospice heroes are cleaning up!
08/06/2011 Photo(s) Hindley’s Life Savers
08/06/2011     A show of hands for new Drumcroon exhibit
06/06/2011     Trust Throws A Lifeline To Water Voles
06/06/2011 Photo(s) Golborne residents get stuck in
06/06/2011     Woman suffers asthma attack after arsonists strike
06/06/2011     Woman hit by baseball bat-wielding robbers
03/06/2011 Photo(s) Healthy Charlie is ‘Ride On’ Message
03/06/2011     A Tree-mendous Father’s Day Gift in Wigan
02/06/2011     Blue Green Algae Alert
02/06/2011     Introduction to Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust
02/06/2011     Have Your Say on Historic Street Scene
02/06/2011     It’s Shevington in Bloom 2011
02/06/2011     Next of kin appeal
02/06/2011     Detectives investigate spate of bogus burglaries
01/06/2011 Photo(s) Wigan Borough Sports Awards 2011
01/06/2011 Photo(s) Nappies: Get Real
May 2011
31/05/2011 Photo(s) Wigan Moves Forward
31/05/2011     Supporting Families, Changing Lives...
26/05/2011     Incident on M6
24/05/2011     Cranking it up in Noise Action Week
24/05/2011     It’s the Festival of Rugby 2011
24/05/2011 Photo(s) Man jailed over death of Dylan Aaron - Hindley
24/05/2011 Photo(s) Cadets on Parade
24/05/2011 Photo(s) D-Day history Comes Alive at Wigan Marketplace
23/05/2011 Photo(s) An Invitation from The Mayor
23/05/2011 Photo(s) Man jailed for running over a man in car
23/05/2011     Wigan announces Cabinet
23/05/2011     Fire at derelict building
20/05/2011 Photo(s) Eco-Schools Team: fired up to reclaim title in Olympic year
20/05/2011 Photo(s) A Word in your ear
19/05/2011 Photo(s) 100 Days and Counting...
18/05/2011     Wigan Police Awards
17/05/2011 Photo(s) ALWCH Dermatology Nurses win top award
16/05/2011     Police Encouraged to use Crimestoppers
13/05/2011 Photo(s) Haigh what a line-up!
12/05/2011     Pensioner reunited with wallet
11/05/2011     Next of Kin appeal - Wigan
11/05/2011     Appeal to trace next of kin of Wigan man
10/05/2011 Photo(s) Coal Providers, Soul Survivors
10/05/2011 Photo(s) Pensioner's wallet containing lottery win stolen
09/05/2011 Photo(s) Wigan Welcomes Donna Hall
09/05/2011     Man injured in collision
03/05/2011     Man injured in collision dies
03/05/2011     Police Put the Brakes on Bike Theft
Apr 2011
27/04/2011 Photo(s) Wigan Council Says “Give it a grow” this Compost Awareness Week
26/04/2011     Pemberton and Atherton Officers Tweet on the Beat
20/04/2011     You are cordially invited... To the Borough’s Biggest Royal Wedding Party!
19/04/2011     Eco-a-go-go at Museum of Wigan Life
19/04/2011 Photo(s) Man jailed for sexually abusing girl and possessing indecent images
19/04/2011 Photo(s) St Benedict’s pupils go back to their roots
19/04/2011     Treading a thin line
19/04/2011     Standish Dispersal Order Cuts Antisocial Behaviour by a Quarter
19/04/2011     Next of kin appeal - Margaret Leatherbarrow
15/04/2011     Car stolen and crashed into tree
15/04/2011     Burglars attack householder
14/04/2011 Photo(s) Rugby’s Coming Home? – Borough partnership bids to host World Cup
14/04/2011 Photo(s) Picking - a winner! – Young litter champs team up with football idols
13/04/2011     Town Centre Action: Public Has Its Say
12/04/2011     Closing in on the counterfeiters
12/04/2011     Take a leap for Charity
12/04/2011     Step Outdoors - Invitation to Easter Fun
12/04/2011     John Stapleton Celebrates the History of Wigan
11/04/2011     New powers introduced on estate to tackle unruly groups
08/04/2011 Photo(s) Man jailed for attacking man in bed
07/04/2011 Photo(s) Rare coins stolen in burglary - Standish
07/04/2011 Photo(s) Thank you message from Lord Smith
05/04/2011     Pensioner assaulted by robbers
04/04/2011     Police Warn Vehicle Owners in Pemberton
02/04/2011 Photo(s) Missing Bolton pensioner could be in Wigan
01/04/2011     Where there’s a Wills, there’s a Way
01/04/2011     Counting the cost of stray dogs
Mar 2011
31/03/2011 Photo(s) Man missing from in Bolton
31/03/2011 Photo(s) Mother's appeal for help to find missing son
30/03/2011 Photo(s) Business owners attacked with stun gun during raid
30/03/2011 Photo(s) Trust extends its footprint from Friday 1st April
30/03/2011 Photo(s) Leisure and culture chief retires
29/03/2011     It’s Census Time, For Birds!
29/03/2011     Census – there’s still time
28/03/2011 Photo(s) Georgian House!
24/03/2011 Photo(s) Mair-made, for the Mayor
24/03/2011 Photo(s) Canvassing for Borough in Bloom
24/03/2011 Photo(s) Top marks for school route litter campaign
24/03/2011 Photo(s) Working Wonders for Wallgate
23/03/2011 Photo(s) Making Tracks: Local lads lead canal regeneration
23/03/2011     It’s Us-v-the US
22/03/2011 Photo(s) The Appliance of Compliance – Partnership streamlines inspections for borough businesses
22/03/2011 Photo(s) Hindley St Peter’s Branches Out
22/03/2011     Cycle, run or walk this summer!
22/03/2011     Police Issue Warning on Catalytic Converter Thefts
22/03/2011     Get More for your Money with Unify Credit Union
22/03/2011 Photo(s) WLCT appoints new Chief Executive
21/03/2011 Photo(s) A common purpose: Delivering better health outcomes across the board
21/03/2011     Earth Hour 2011
18/03/2011 Photo(s) Drugs Den Eviction
18/03/2011 Photo(s) Care Over There
18/03/2011     Pensioner attacked by intruders
17/03/2011 Photo(s) Longhorns Move In To Lightshaw Meadows
17/03/2011     Council saves thousands thanks to partnership with YPO
17/03/2011     Pupils are banishing litter blues
16/03/2011 Photo(s) Food Glorious Food!
16/03/2011     Come to Your Census!
15/03/2011 Photo(s) Prayer with the Mayor
15/03/2011 Photo(s) Bands Wanted: Haigh Fest 2011
14/03/2011     Council faces budget challenges
14/03/2011     Elderly couple tied up during robbery
14/03/2011 Photo(s) Lorry deliberately crashed into shop front
14/03/2011     It’s Eco and Co at the Travel Show
14/03/2011 Photo(s) Wallgate Makeover
11/03/2011     Crisis at the Convention
11/03/2011 Photo(s) Man who carried out three burglaries in one morning is jailed
09/03/2011     Robbers with crowbar steal £20 worth of sandwiches
09/03/2011 Photo(s) Hospice Helpers
08/03/2011 Photo(s) Wigan’s Rock and ‘Bread’ Roll
08/03/2011 Photo(s) Who Cares Wins - Council celebrates Dignity Day
08/03/2011     Colin Connor steps into Dibnah role
07/03/2011 Photo(s) Spring Clean Your Home Security
04/03/2011 Photo(s) By George – It’s Turned Out Nice Again!
03/03/2011     Masked gang rob supermarket
03/03/2011     Cakemaker – by appointment to His Worship the Mayor
02/03/2011 Photo(s) We’re all up for the World Cup
01/03/2011     The Knives are out for Wigan's Mayor
01/03/2011     Schoolboy robbed in town centre
Feb 2011
25/02/2011 Photo(s) Alco-stop! Don't buy alcohol for under 18s
25/02/2011 Photo(s) Wax on, wax off! – Mayor puts on a brave front for charity challenge
25/02/2011     Serious injury after collision involving moped
23/02/2011     Last minute changes to the Mayor’s Northern Soul Event
23/02/2011 Photo(s) Blown Away by Windmill Restoration
22/02/2011     Fred Dibnah Unseen!
18/02/2011 Photo(s) Up for the Cup!
18/02/2011     Skilled up!
17/02/2011 Photo(s) Warriors on Tour
17/02/2011 Photo(s) Building Excellence
14/02/2011     Feathered Friends Flock to Wigan Market
14/02/2011     Get your skates on at Wigan Market’s Ice Rink
14/02/2011 Photo(s) Fresh start for Metrolite
14/02/2011 Photo(s) Martinez’ New Signings
14/02/2011 Photo(s) Tribute to 14-year-old girl who died in collision in Wigan
14/02/2011 Photo(s) Partners support Valentine's Day pledge to end the fear of domestic abuse
14/02/2011     Vandals damage cars - Orrell
14/02/2011     Two men die following collision in Wigan
13/02/2011     Teenager dies following collision, Wigan
11/02/2011 Photo(s) Wigan says benvenuto to the gastro Godfather
11/02/2011 Photo(s) Connect with Connexions
10/02/2011 Photo(s) Warriors Against the Dragons
08/02/2011     Teenage girl sexually assaulted - Wigan
08/02/2011     The Technology Fair that Cares
08/02/2011     Wigan’s Big Plan – Last Chance to Have Your Say
08/02/2011 Photo(s) Expo Exposure – Borough biggest business event is back
08/02/2011 Photo(s) We Are Here!
07/02/2011 Photo(s) Raids rake in illict haul
07/02/2011 Photo(s) Traders we can trust?
04/02/2011 Photo(s) Drug dealing gang jailed
04/02/2011     Armed robbery, Co-op, Bryn
04/02/2011     Save the Date!
04/02/2011     Cultural Continuity!
04/02/2011     £60,000 Haigh Windmill restoration set in motion
04/02/2011     New Wigan Council structure and leadership revealed
04/02/2011     Library Consultation: Public Meetings
03/02/2011 Photo(s) Football boss pitches in on campaign to tackle violent crime
03/02/2011     Phone scam warning
01/02/2011     Full steam ahead for Dibnah celebration!
01/02/2011     Rings stolen from man's fingers
Jan 2011
31/01/2011 Photo(s) Twiss Bakery: Fines Mount Up
28/01/2011 Photo(s) We Remember
28/01/2011     Party on!
27/01/2011 Photo(s) Morning Prayer with his Worship the Mayor
27/01/2011     Benefit Fraud – Don’t get caught out
27/01/2011 Photo(s) A Novel Idea
27/01/2011     Volunteers needed for tree planting
26/01/2011     Lollipop man berated and beaten in Wigan
25/01/2011     Next of kin appeal - David Tranter - Wigan
25/01/2011     Crime and Antisocial Behaviour Down Across Wigan Borough
19/01/2011 Photo(s) We are Responsible Retailers
19/01/2011     Come along to the One-Stop Autism Shop
19/01/2011 Photo(s) CCTV Curbs Crime at Wigan's Robin Retail Park
18/01/2011     Library Consultation: Public Meetings
18/01/2011 Photo(s) Healthy food is child’s play
17/01/2011 Photo(s) A slice of festival success!
14/01/2011     Author’s Scary Surprise
14/01/2011     Terrific at two – Never Watch Alone celebrates second birthday
13/01/2011     Policing Changes to Meet Community Needs in Wigan
10/01/2011     New policy for getting a Council house
10/01/2011     Wigan Salad Supplier Announces Jobs Boost
10/01/2011     Arrangements for the temporary relocation of services during Standish Health Centre transformation
07/01/2011 Photo(s) Wigan’s Doorstep Challenge
07/01/2011     Wigan Welcomes Ofsted Success
05/01/2011 Photo(s) Comedy, rugby and men’s health!
04/01/2011     Woman dies following collision
04/01/2011 Photo(s) One Punch Can Kill Hits Home
Dec 2010
29/12/2010     New Year’s resolutions get a boost in the borough
24/12/2010     Powers introduced to tackle town centre disorder
24/12/2010     Getting Art into Perspective
22/12/2010 Photo(s) CCTV images released after robberies in Wigan and Bolton
22/12/2010 Photo(s) Measures to make Wigan town centre safer over Christmas
22/12/2010     Man assaulted after leaving pub - Ashton-in-Makerfield
21/12/2010 Photo(s) Snow Business – Council Keeps Wigan Working
20/12/2010     Severe weather updates - important updates from Wigan Council
17/12/2010 Photo(s) Calling all history enthusiasts!
17/12/2010     Rent Rise – Council left no choice over above inflation ‘hike’
16/12/2010     Warning Over Winter’s Effect On Local Wildlife
16/12/2010 Photo(s) Ashton’s Christmas Jewel
15/12/2010 Photo(s) The Word in Wigan is...
14/12/2010 Photo(s) Revellers Given Safety Warning in Run Up to Christmas
13/12/2010 Photo(s) Top Support for Wigan’s Supported Employment
13/12/2010     Woman robbed of purse - Winstanley
10/12/2010     More time to have your say on Wigan’s ‘big plan’
10/12/2010 Photo(s) The Holly, the Ivy, the Borough in Bloom...
10/12/2010 Photo(s) Apple-ly Ever After
09/12/2010 Photo(s) Santa is back!
09/12/2010 Photo(s) Creative children help to spread the message about good bone health
09/12/2010     Walking in a winter wonderland
09/12/2010     East Lancashire Road reopened - Wigan
09/12/2010     Number of cars involved in collisions on East Lancashire Road - Wigan
08/12/2010     Down-Load of old Rubbish
07/12/2010     Wigan welcomes a new Shield to keep children safe from exploitation
07/12/2010 Photo(s) A Brighter Christmas for Disadvantaged Children
07/12/2010     Savings Plan
06/12/2010     Man who staged robbery jailed for three months
06/12/2010     Christmas Clampdown Nets 54
06/12/2010     ‘Tis the Season to save money with Free Thursday night parking
04/12/2010     Soap trio bring Dibnah story to the stage
04/12/2010 Photo(s) Town centre launches Christmas crime cracker-down
02/12/2010 Photo(s) Police Ready to Tackle Domestic Abuse Over Christmas
01/12/2010 Photo(s) Police Launch Christmas Crackdown on Town Centre Crime
01/12/2010     Borough residents to ‘benefit’ from online service
01/12/2010     First for winter council information
Nov 2010
30/11/2010     We want your views on libraries
29/11/2010 Photo(s) Mining Exhibition Opens
29/11/2010 Photo(s) Loving Food, Hating Waste
26/11/2010 Photo(s) Man given banning order
26/11/2010     Calling Time on Doorstep Crime
26/11/2010 Photo(s) Mealtimes are ‘smiles’ better as St. Cuthbert’s Nursery scoops Healthy Business Award
26/11/2010 Photo(s) Partners in Bloom
26/11/2010     Family attacked by intruders
25/11/2010     Record numbers of school leavers in learning
24/11/2010 Photo(s) Local Commitment
23/11/2010     Hazeldene Scoops Business of the Year
22/11/2010     Challenging Times – Tell Us What You Think
19/11/2010     Have you got the energy?
19/11/2010     Wigan Flashes Are Bloomin’ Marvellous
19/11/2010     Wigan Borough’s unemployment levels continue to fall
19/11/2010 Photo(s) ‘Facing the future together’ – Council chief to take the helm at care trust
19/11/2010     Charge after man driven at in Wigan
18/11/2010     Man arrested after man driven at
18/11/2010 Photo(s) It’s Wigan’s Apprentice!
18/11/2010     Greater Manchester: transport for the future
18/11/2010 Photo(s) Not In Our Backyard! – Residents let ‘fly’ at troublesome tippers
18/11/2010     Birds beheaded at nature reserve
17/11/2010     Wanted – Champions for Children
16/11/2010     Non-Executive appointments to ALWCH NHS Trust Board
16/11/2010     St. James’ kids inspire Metal Mick’s Mill Masterpiece
16/11/2010     Christmas in Wigan Market Hall
15/11/2010     Off-duty nurse attacked by drunken gang
15/11/2010 Photo(s) Keep Your Christmas Purchases Safe
15/11/2010     Be involved in your Leisure Venue
12/11/2010     Police Clampdown on Criminals Targeting Local Businesses
11/11/2010     Wigan benefits from Way to Work website
10/11/2010 Photo(s) Love Food – Hate Waste
10/11/2010 Photo(s) Wigan’s town centre transformation plans get funding go-ahead
10/11/2010     Get baking for Children In Need
09/11/2010     Ashton Lights Up for Christmas
09/11/2010     Hope For The Best - Wigan's Children's Centre Scores an Historic First
05/11/2010     Man left with broken jaw and arm in Ashton in Makerfield
04/11/2010     Hazeldene Reaches Final of National Food Manufacturing Awards
04/11/2010     Talking transport – tells us what you think about the future of school travel
04/11/2010     Collision in supermarket car park
03/11/2010     The Light Fantastic
02/11/2010 Photo(s) Mobile Technology Helps Police Fight Crime
02/11/2010 Photo(s) Right down Peter’s Street
02/11/2010     Sauce of Employment
02/11/2010     Operation Relentless Nets 13
02/11/2010 Photo(s) Man jailed for betting shop robbery
02/11/2010     Wigan's Markets - Streets Ahead
01/11/2010     Remembrance Sunday – 14th November 2010
01/11/2010 Photo(s) Play Fun At Mesnes
01/11/2010     Christmas Decorations 2010 – a ‘Lighter’ touch
Oct 2010
30/10/2010     Woman, 52, injured in collision
29/10/2010 Photo(s) From Wigan to Kathmandu
28/10/2010     Man charged following robbery
28/10/2010     Power cut after substation broken into
27/10/2010 Photo(s) Coming Up Roses!
27/10/2010 Photo(s) Council says ‘On Your Bike’ to Poolstock Man
27/10/2010 Photo(s) Jobs Fair Success
27/10/2010     Pizza delivery man stabbed - Lower Ince
26/10/2010     Vehicle Crime Down Across Wigan Borough
26/10/2010 Photo(s) Halloween’s “Mesnes” Treat
26/10/2010     The Breakfast Sub
25/10/2010     Challenging Times – Council reveals figures for voluntary staff cuts
22/10/2010     Spending Review: Wigan Responds
21/10/2010 Photo(s) Sweet Dreams Come True on Rainbow Ward
21/10/2010 Photo(s) The Street Where I Live
21/10/2010 Photo(s) Power Fest 2010!
20/10/2010     The Comprehensive Spending Review – Wigan Council’s reaction
20/10/2010     Jewish Studies at Catholic Primary
20/10/2010     Valuable figurine stolen during burglary
19/10/2010 Photo(s) King of the crop
19/10/2010     It’s time to talk – Consultation begins over Wigan’s big plans for the future
15/10/2010     Local Support for Standish Travel Plan
15/10/2010 Photo(s) Plaudit for Wigan Council from top northwest group
14/10/2010     Crackdown on anti-social behaviour in Standish
14/10/2010     Meet the parents – a week celebrating family life comes to Wigan
13/10/2010     On the road with the Planners
13/10/2010 Photo(s) Hindley comes to Aspull
13/10/2010 Photo(s) Litter pickers are champion!
12/10/2010 Photo(s) Love Food Hate Waste
12/10/2010     Council to seek views on future development plan
12/10/2010     Republic Announces Store Launch in Wigan
12/10/2010 Photo(s) Lick of Paint Transforms Charity Head Office
12/10/2010 Photo(s) Library super sleuths wanted
11/10/2010 Photo(s) Mayor pays tribute to former addicts who are “an inspiration to others”
11/10/2010 Photo(s) Afternoon Tea With Stuart Maconie
11/10/2010 Photo(s) Ten out of ten for sports awards
10/10/2010     Arrest made following bogus water official burglaries
08/10/2010     Wigan Business Expo – it’s all happening
08/10/2010     Arsonists strike twice at industrial estate
07/10/2010 Photo(s) Wigan's unique approach to youth offending rated as 'excellent'
07/10/2010     Traffic Management for Newton Funeral
07/10/2010 Photo(s) Wigan prepares for Local Democracy Week
07/10/2010 Photo(s) Man jailed for raid at store
06/10/2010     Armed robbery at Wigan bank
05/10/2010     Keynote speaker announced for Wigan Business Expo Twenty10
05/10/2010     Halloween ‘spook-tacular’ at Wigan Market
05/10/2010 Photo(s) Wigan Council launches Private Landlord Forum
04/10/2010 Photo(s) Local care home takes part in ‘Focus on a Crocus’ campaign
04/10/2010 Photo(s) Men sentenced for sexual abuse
04/10/2010     Litter pickers are champion
04/10/2010     Concrete slab used in armed robbery
04/10/2010     Man performs sex act in front of woman
03/10/2010     Rugby Football League Grand Final
01/10/2010 Photo(s) Police hunt 'gold tooth gang' - Wigan
01/10/2010     Joint operation targets nuisance off-roaders
Sep 2010
30/09/2010 Photo(s) Mesnes Park: £1.9million of lottery funding announced!
30/09/2010     Preparations underway for Rugby Football League Grand Final
30/09/2010     Wigan Warriors’ Homecoming Parade
29/09/2010     Sports Awards Climb New Heights
29/09/2010     Have your say and become Mayor for the Day
28/09/2010     FREE Business Advice at Wigan Business Expo Twenty10
27/09/2010     Preston Road – traffic alert
26/09/2010 Photo(s) Tribute to boy who died following collision in Hindley
25/09/2010     Six-year-old boy critical following collision
24/09/2010     More than £120,000 forfeited by GMP following recovery of cash
24/09/2010 Photo(s) Ashton, Leigh and Wigan Community Healthcare celebrates staff excellence
23/09/2010 Photo(s) Wigan Business Expo Twenty10 is Backing Borough Businesses
23/09/2010     Jobs Fair Comes to Wigan
23/09/2010     Carbon call for local firms to avoid government fines
23/09/2010 Photo(s) Public support for CCTV welcomed by council environmental team
23/09/2010     Man charged with kidnap
22/09/2010 Photo(s) Tasty temptations in Wigan Market as new stall opens
22/09/2010     Get active with your personal travel plan – and win a bike!
21/09/2010     The new Abraham Guest - Wigan welcomes opening of £23M ‘Super School’
21/09/2010 Photo(s) Wigan Drugs Raids Lead to 12 Arrests
20/09/2010     Pedestrian injured in RTC - Pemberton
17/09/2010     Brave officer apprehends suspected robber
16/09/2010 Photo(s) Affordable warmth event comes to Wigan town centre – your chance to meet the Snug Bug!
16/09/2010 Photo(s) Man jailed for raid on pensioner's home
16/09/2010 Photo(s) Warriors captain leads battle against dog fouling
15/09/2010     Police uncover large cannabis farm
15/09/2010 Photo(s) Routes into Employment: Regional Park Offers Work Experience
15/09/2010 Photo(s) Wigan remembers the Battle of Britain
14/09/2010 Photo(s) ‘Rome-in’ around Wigan
14/09/2010     National Consumer Week – How to Shop Safely Online
11/09/2010     Dog chases gunmen out of house
10/09/2010     Man indecently exposes himself
10/09/2010 Photo(s) Save money and energy, walk! – Schoolgirl’s road safety message
09/09/2010     Osteoporosis - What You Need To Know!
09/09/2010     Police hunt knife robber
08/09/2010 Photo(s) Skip the traffic - leave the car at home for European Mobility Week
08/09/2010 Photo(s) Scouts’ honour – summer planting in the Wiend with St Stephen’s troop
08/09/2010     Dob the builder! Trading Standards warning over ‘bogus' workmen
08/09/2010     Women wanted following shop theft
07/09/2010 Photo(s) Blarney and Blossoms at the Brian Boru Club
05/09/2010     Woman tied up by robbers
01/09/2010     Kitt Green for Go: roadworks scheme complete
Aug 2010
31/08/2010     Boy attacked in unprovoked attack
25/08/2010 Photo(s) Keep us safe!
25/08/2010     Enjoy an Autumnal walk
24/08/2010     Students Get a Taste of Life in the Police
24/08/2010     GCSE results are top of the class
24/08/2010 Photo(s) Two arrested in drugs raids
23/08/2010     Community Spirit – it could save your life
23/08/2010 Photo(s) Wiggans “extreme-ly” good deed
20/08/2010     Y a Z Card is Xceptional
20/08/2010     Beware of bogus council tax calls
19/08/2010 Photo(s) Appeal to trace missing Wigan man
19/08/2010 Photo(s) Campaigners against dog fouling mean business – and no messing!
19/08/2010 Photo(s) A tidy business is a good business
19/08/2010 Photo(s) Life Centre helps local mum
19/08/2010 Photo(s) ‘Courting Success’ – Café’s healthy options taste great
18/08/2010 Photo(s) Wigan Life Centre – Milestone ‘Topping Out’ Ceremony Celebration
17/08/2010 Photo(s) Borough buyers invited to join the fun in Ashton
17/08/2010     Measures introduced to combat unruly groups
17/08/2010 Photo(s) The ‘Mesnes’ Event
16/08/2010     Wigan road widening scheme starts
14/08/2010     Appeal after death of cyclist
12/08/2010     It’s Time To Save Wigan’s Rainforests!
12/08/2010     Man has part of ear bitten off
11/08/2010     Warmth for All
11/08/2010 Photo(s) A ‘Croaking’ Idea!
11/08/2010     GCSE exam results set to arrive early this year
09/08/2010 Photo(s) Wanted - Paul Warburton - Wigan
09/08/2010     The Current of Change – Community cleans up the River Douglas
05/08/2010 Photo(s) High risk missing Kevin Herbert - Wigan
04/08/2010 Photo(s) Man jailed for multiple sex offences against children
02/08/2010 Photo(s) Township Forums are champion!
01/08/2010     Man tried to snatch schoolboys
Jul 2010
31/07/2010     Driver's ordeal at hands of robbers - Standish
30/07/2010     Summer clampdown targets burglars, robbers and thieves
30/07/2010     Wigan Council aims high for disabled children – new DVD launched
30/07/2010 Photo(s) Wigan’s WOW Factor Returns
23/07/2010     Local residents urged to share their views on Wigan Flashes plans
22/07/2010     SAFE4SUMMER: Making summer memorable for the right reasons!
16/07/2010     Frog Lane Recycling Centre Closure
15/07/2010     Woman dies in town centre collision
13/07/2010 Photo(s) Summer Bloom
11/07/2010 Photo(s) Sats’ The Way To Do It
09/07/2010 Photo(s) Sats’ The Way To Do It
09/07/2010     Information At Your Finger Tips
09/07/2010     Dinner on the Menu
08/07/2010     Crack house closed by police
08/07/2010     Wigan Awards are Just the Business
08/07/2010 Photo(s) Crime prevention DVD shows scammers the door
08/07/2010 Photo(s) Jenkins Lights Up Haigh
07/07/2010 Photo(s) For The Love Of Jazz
07/07/2010 Photo(s) A Meeting of Mines
07/07/2010 Photo(s) Haigh Goes “Bonkers” For Top Acts
07/07/2010     Wigan Borough battles the recession
07/07/2010     Asking Questions with More Than Words
06/07/2010 Photo(s) The Laughing Policeman and The Failed Vicar
06/07/2010 Photo(s) “The most important thing we do” – Lord Peter Smith
06/07/2010 Photo(s) Windmill on my Mind
06/07/2010 Photo(s) McFly-ing High
04/07/2010 Photo(s) Haigh – It’s Started
02/07/2010 Photo(s) Stage Almost Set For “Tuned-In” Concerts
01/07/2010 Photo(s) Burglar recalled to prison
01/07/2010 Photo(s) Ince comes to Life
01/07/2010     Paedophiles admit being involved in the sexual abuse of a young girl
01/07/2010 Photo(s) Official Opening of Museum of Wigan Life
Jun 2010
30/06/2010     Operation Windburn: Showing anti-social behaviour the red card
30/06/2010 Photo(s) Stop Smoking Group in Worsley Mesnes helps people commit to quit
29/06/2010 Photo(s) Two jailed after cash machine stolen using JCB
29/06/2010     Recovery from addiction: addicts and carers have their say
29/06/2010     Summer Fayre Fundraiser at Heath Road Day Centre
29/06/2010 Photo(s) Lights, camera, action - Wigan pupils set for 'My World' film premiere
28/06/2010     Man charged with perverting course of justice
28/06/2010     A business a day keeps the recession at bay
28/06/2010 Photo(s) Wigan Singer To Follow In Verve’s Footsteps
28/06/2010     St Catharine's CE Primary pupils to explore the world of work with jobs fair
28/06/2010 Photo(s) Taking the Plunge
25/06/2010     Wigan shows the way
25/06/2010 Photo(s) Jazz In Pictures
24/06/2010 Photo(s) Wigan and Angers’ “football cordiale”
24/06/2010 Photo(s) A Charitable Act of Conservation
22/06/2010 Photo(s) Plumbase Donates Football Table to Lansbury Bridge School
22/06/2010 Photo(s) Amberswood Adventure
22/06/2010 Photo(s) Salute to the Troops
22/06/2010     Trio charged with drugs offences
21/06/2010 Photo(s) Recession Busters: Local Economy Continues to Grow
21/06/2010 Photo(s) TARGET Off-roaders – Campaign steps up a gear
21/06/2010 Photo(s) Normandy Landings Remembered
18/06/2010 Photo(s) Flower power to the pupils
18/06/2010 Photo(s) A Little Help Goes A Long Way - Carer's Week 14 - 20 June
17/06/2010 Photo(s) It’s Lollipop Idol 2010
17/06/2010 Photo(s) Pimp Your Ride: chance to win top quality driving sessions
16/06/2010     Man attacked outside bar
16/06/2010 Photo(s) WEEE for Wii
15/06/2010     Appeal to trace Wigan / Bolton man's next of kin
15/06/2010     Elections: Vote for the Self Advocate Parliament
15/06/2010     Get your skates on!
14/06/2010     Man admits numerous sexual offences against children
14/06/2010 Photo(s) It’s a wrap for the Munch! Bunch
11/06/2010 Photo(s) Network and Grow Flicks the Switch for Wigan Electrical Firm
11/06/2010 Photo(s) Clean up your act – Developer fined over Wigan wasteland
11/06/2010     Four arrested following cash in transit robbery
11/06/2010 Photo(s) Armed robber sentenced - Wigan
11/06/2010     Window blind cord alert
11/06/2010     Make Recycling your Goal during the World Cup
11/06/2010 Photo(s) Gearing Up for Bike Week: 19-27 June 2010
10/06/2010     Vandals target woman's home and car
10/06/2010     Police Campaign To Show Real Cost Of Bent Bargains
09/06/2010     Carers Week 14 - 20 June 2010 - A Life Of My Own
09/06/2010 Photo(s) Explore the Future at the Wigan Life Centre Open Day: 17 June
09/06/2010     It’s Refugee Week 2010 (14-20 June)
08/06/2010     Good Enough to Eat – Wigan is fit for Food Safety Week
08/06/2010     Have your say - Residents urged to say how they want the community involved in local decisions
08/06/2010 Photo(s) Meet the Mayor
08/06/2010     Thugs use man as punch-bag
08/06/2010     Butcher robbed of takings
07/06/2010     Wigan Council agrees revised date for new Lowton and Golborne High School
03/06/2010     Battle of Britain 70th Anniversary Celebrations
03/06/2010 Photo(s) More Stars Revealed For Wigan Life “Tuned-In” Concerts
02/06/2010     Van and Trailer Ban at Frog Lane and Orrell HWRCs
02/06/2010 Photo(s) Hunter Lodge – The Perfect 10
02/06/2010     Two charged following death of Dylan Aaron
01/06/2010     Man kicked in head during robbery - Wigan
May 2010
30/05/2010 Photo(s) Boy who died in a pond in Wigan is named
30/05/2010     A 17-year-old boy has died in a pond in Wigan
28/05/2010     Wigan Firms Fanfare For Jazz Festival
27/05/2010     Bank Holiday Bins – Business As Usual
27/05/2010 Photo(s) Score! 20 new kits for Beechwood Pupil Support Centre
27/05/2010     June Health Walks
27/05/2010 Photo(s) Summer’s Bright at Trencherfield Mill
27/05/2010 Photo(s) HOTS Off The Press
27/05/2010     Man charged following robbery at home of pensioner
26/05/2010 Photo(s) Ageing thief steals thousands of pounds worth of jewellery
26/05/2010 Photo(s) Ooh ah me ‘Artys!
26/05/2010 Photo(s) Last Chance To Buy At Trencherfield Mill In Wigan
26/05/2010     Woman sexually assaulted in Bickershaw
25/05/2010 Photo(s) Building Excellence in Wigan
25/05/2010     Recession Busters: Local Economy on the Up
24/05/2010 Photo(s) Bellamy Backs Borsdane!
24/05/2010 Photo(s) Westfield Children’s Centre celebrates National Family Week 2010 with family fun day event
21/05/2010 Photo(s) Over 200 care home staff pick up award at CLS ceremony
21/05/2010 Photo(s) New Sunday Trains from Wigan to Manchester
21/05/2010 Photo(s) St John Fisher Catholic High pupils prepare for the world of work
20/05/2010 Photo(s) Hey It’s Haigh!
20/05/2010 Photo(s) Justin Moorhouse's Wigan date!
20/05/2010     Teenager raped and sexually assaulted
19/05/2010     Warm welcome for fuel poverty results
18/05/2010 Photo(s) Latest Award For Trencherfield Mill in Wigan
18/05/2010     Teenager sexually assaulted in street - Wigan
18/05/2010     Local tip-offs shop illegal trader
18/05/2010 Photo(s) Olympic Backdrop For Wigan Life Centre
18/05/2010     Keep Your Possession Safe - Double-Lock UPVC Doors
17/05/2010     Up on the Roof – Wigan welcomes mega-crane for Life Centre’s top deck
17/05/2010 Photo(s) Walking the World... in Wigan!
17/05/2010 Photo(s) Bees, Botany and Bellamy!
14/05/2010 Photo(s) Man missing from home in Scholes
14/05/2010     Police Operation Nets 93
14/05/2010 Photo(s) New Superintendent For Wigan Division
12/05/2010 Photo(s) Tribute to Andrew Bolton - Wigan
11/05/2010     Action For Brain Injury Week
11/05/2010 Photo(s) Dance The Week Away!
11/05/2010     Safeguarding Young Employees - Child Employment Fortnight – 24th May to 4th June
10/05/2010 Photo(s) Man jailed for fatal collision - Wigan
08/05/2010     Boy shot with air weapon
07/05/2010     Pensioner has necklace torn off by thief
07/05/2010 Photo(s) WANTED: Green Crusaders and Historic Heroes
07/05/2010 Photo(s) Inspiring Children through Employment is “an ICE” idea
06/05/2010 Photo(s) In Bloom and Online - borough’s blooms blossom in cyberspace
05/05/2010 Photo(s) Cannabis seized in Wigan
04/05/2010     Star of Phoenix Nights hosts the Orwell's Frog and Bucket comedy night this Saturday!
04/05/2010 Photo(s) At Your Service - Hindley and Abram Life Centre Opens
Apr 2010
30/04/2010     Conmen steal pensioner's savings
30/04/2010 Photo(s) 'Office' Inspired Play Wins Award
29/04/2010     Bank Holiday Bins – Business As Usual
27/04/2010     A Successful Year For Unify Members
27/04/2010     Stay and Play – fun for the under 5s at the Monaco
26/04/2010 Photo(s) Splashing Out In Ashton!
26/04/2010     Man robbed by pair on motorbike
24/04/2010     Pensioner threatened by frozen food thief
23/04/2010     French festival at first hand: une invitation de l'ambassadeur
23/04/2010 Photo(s) Man wanted after failing to return to prison - Wigan
23/04/2010 Photo(s) Man wanted after failing to arrive in Wigan
22/04/2010     Forget Brown, Cameron and Clegg... Could you be a part of the parliament?
21/04/2010 Photo(s) The Big Tidy Up: Friends of Douglas Valley dust off their litter-pickers
21/04/2010     Take A Cultural Challenge
21/04/2010     Man charged after brutal attack - Wigan
21/04/2010 Photo(s) Mayors Everywhere! Civic Day brings top dignitaries to Wigan
20/04/2010     Armed robber steals woman's bike
20/04/2010 Photo(s) It’s Walk to Work Week 26-30 April 2010
20/04/2010     Wigan’s 25 Years Of Jazz
16/04/2010 Photo(s) Stay Safe: Top Advice Against the Bullies
16/04/2010 Photo(s) Police Announce Crime Reductions Across Wigan Borough
16/04/2010 Photo(s) St John’s C.E. Primary pupils show the write way to success
15/04/2010 Photo(s) Convicted robber wanted on recall to prison - Wigan
15/04/2010 Photo(s) Convicted Wigan burglar wanted
13/04/2010     Assault victim fighting for his life
13/04/2010 Photo(s) Food Festival Goes Down A Treat
13/04/2010 Photo(s) Wigan’s History On Show
12/04/2010 Photo(s) Sunshine Surfers Internet Cafe Launched at Sunshine House
09/04/2010 Photo(s) OBE for Wigan Childcare Champion
09/04/2010 Photo(s) We're cleaning up
08/04/2010 Photo(s) No excuses for dog walkers as new facilities installed
08/04/2010 Photo(s) Focus on Wigan - Security Award for CCTV Team
07/04/2010     Heath Road Celebrates a Decade
06/04/2010     Appeal to trace movements of man pulled from canal
01/04/2010 Photo(s) Wigan Borough's History Unveiled
01/04/2010 Photo(s) Man jailed for abusing young girls - Wigan, Bolton
01/04/2010 Photo(s) Marsh Green PACT Success
01/04/2010     Hunting For Eggs At The Pines
01/04/2010     April Delight
Mar 2010
30/03/2010 Photo(s) Haigh It's Hip Hop!
29/03/2010 Photo(s) Transforming Aspull Library
29/03/2010     Man tries to rob teenage girl - Wigan
27/03/2010     Life Guides: coming to a town centre near you
27/03/2010 Photo(s) Wicked Wigan
26/03/2010     Woman raped in nightclub
26/03/2010 Photo(s) Bra-vo for recycling!
26/03/2010 Photo(s) Wildflowers for Wood Fold and Wilfrid
26/03/2010 Photo(s) Growing Community Enterprise in Wigan and Leigh
25/03/2010 Photo(s) Rent a Tree: Local Property Firm Goes Green
25/03/2010 Photo(s) WATER result! - 59,700 join free swimming initiative
24/03/2010 Photo(s) Watch out litter lout - Pemberton declares war on waste
24/03/2010 Photo(s) Local countryside goes online @ visitgreenheart.com
24/03/2010 Photo(s) Dolly Parton's Imagination Library Comes to Wigan
24/03/2010 Photo(s) Welcome (Credit Union) welcomes the Leader
24/03/2010 Photo(s) Legally Green - Solicitors earn the gold eco-standard
24/03/2010 Photo(s) Wigan's Star-Studded Concert Series
24/03/2010 Photo(s) Building work begins on new council houses in Wigan and Leigh
22/03/2010 Photo(s) Wigan's Big Tidy Up gets off the ground
22/03/2010 Photo(s) Care home's quest to find Blackpool's 'missing' donkeys
19/03/2010 Photo(s) Mayor's Charity Fund result!
19/03/2010     Wigan's Big Tidy Up – Let's get the borough clean!
19/03/2010     Space for communities: old library, new services
18/03/2010     Man charged with sexual offences against children
18/03/2010 Photo(s) Positive Play!
17/03/2010     The brown is in town
16/03/2010     Is it Medicine or is it Magic?
16/03/2010 Photo(s) Wanted - Daniel Rigby - Wigan
16/03/2010     Historic indecent assault in Wigan - man arrested
15/03/2010     Wigan Life Centre Open Day
15/03/2010     Pioneering Partnership Promotes A New Era For Better Health And Wellbeing
15/03/2010 Photo(s) Couple celebrate 60 'diamond' years of happy marriage
15/03/2010 Photo(s) Haigh's Eighth Wonder!
15/03/2010     Looking for Work
11/03/2010     Put A Spring In Your Step
10/03/2010 Photo(s) Healthy Early Years Forum helps to support the child health agenda
10/03/2010     Housing Minister visits Wigan
10/03/2010 Photo(s) Sugar, Spice And All Things Nice
10/03/2010 Photo(s) Wigan Borough Is A "Biodiversity Hotspot"
09/03/2010     Violent robbery on 73-year-old man
08/03/2010     Trencherfield Mill Doors are Open
08/03/2010 Photo(s) Match of the Day...
04/03/2010     Teen jailed for attacking girls
04/03/2010 Photo(s) Scam artists steal woman's bankcard - Wigan
04/03/2010 Photo(s) Damien calls for businesses to back the borough
04/03/2010 Photo(s) Lamberhead Green Library Opening Soon!
04/03/2010     Wigan’s Council Tax rise kept to 1.25 per cent
04/03/2010 Photo(s) Help For Heroes
03/03/2010 Photo(s) Wigan Flashes Gateways Get A Makeover
02/03/2010     Parents alert!
02/03/2010 Photo(s) Lord Sugar's Grand Opening of the Wigan Skills Shop
02/03/2010     Man arrested in Wigan
Feb 2010
27/02/2010     Witnesses sought following rtc
26/02/2010     Wigan’s BSF vision gets underway with the handover of Abraham Guest
26/02/2010     Happy Birthday BETA Netc@fe!
26/02/2010     Campaign to TARGET off-road bikes
25/02/2010     Man charged after cocaine and heroin found
23/02/2010 Photo(s) Are You “Tuned-In” To Wigan?
23/02/2010     Sustainability Comes to Pem
23/02/2010     Roofing slates stolen from site
22/02/2010 Photo(s) Shevington Connects with Connexions
22/02/2010     Have Your Say In Shaping The Future Of Your Community
22/02/2010 Photo(s) Actions Speak Loudly in Pem
22/02/2010 Photo(s) Residents are barking mad over foul play
22/02/2010 Photo(s) My Council... Offers 700 services
22/02/2010     50's no limit
19/02/2010     Man sentenced for stopping little boy in the street
18/02/2010 Photo(s) Les footballers visitent la France
18/02/2010     Fair Play to Them All
17/02/2010     Unify Expansion
17/02/2010 Photo(s) These kids have gotta whole lotta bottle!
17/02/2010 Photo(s) Man sustains fractured jaw after assault
17/02/2010 Photo(s) Police Warning Over Lead Thefts
16/02/2010     Teacher sentenced for making indecent images of children
16/02/2010     Man charged after woman threatened at gunpoint
15/02/2010     School's Out!
12/02/2010 Photo(s) Chips with everything! – Wigan likes the taste of National Chip Week The humble chip...
12/02/2010 Photo(s) Green for Go! – Bins back out for Garden Waste
11/02/2010     Residents are barking mad over foul play
10/02/2010     Success is Racking Up
09/02/2010 Photo(s) Armed Forces Community Welfare Pathway for Wigan Launch
08/02/2010 Photo(s) The Fag Trade
05/02/2010     A Library Festival That Would Be Criminal To Miss!
05/02/2010     Evicted! – Wigan and Leigh Housing ends ‘Living Hell’ for residents
04/02/2010 Photo(s) Watch and car stolen in robbery
03/02/2010 Photo(s) Trade is Good!
02/02/2010     The £200 cigarette – Smoker cough’s up after litter snare
Jan 2010
29/01/2010 Photo(s) Wigan And Leigh Remember Holocaust Victims
29/01/2010 Photo(s) Bob's back at school
29/01/2010     Action Against Underage Sales
26/01/2010 Photo(s) Apprenticeships – Opening doors to a brighter future
26/01/2010     Man shot in the face
25/01/2010     Stuart Maconie helps Wigan youngsters make the transition
22/01/2010 Photo(s) On with the show
22/01/2010 Photo(s) There's no Monopoly over the Community Chest
21/01/2010 Photo(s) All the World’s a Stage...
19/01/2010 Photo(s) World Record Bid For Wigan’s Food Festival!
18/01/2010 Photo(s) 'Banned' Aid – Council-seized counterfeits help the world's poor
15/01/2010     Avoid the Christmas debt hangover
15/01/2010 Photo(s) Woman killed confronting car thief named
15/01/2010     Man arrested following woman's death
15/01/2010     Woman dies after confronting car thief
14/01/2010 Photo(s) Getting Wigan back to work
13/01/2010     Wigan and Leigh Housing continues to provide quality advice
13/01/2010 Photo(s) New Year Brings New Opportunities For Buyers In Wigan
13/01/2010 Photo(s) Snowbound locals pull out the stops
13/01/2010 Photo(s) Holocaust Memorial Day: Legacy of Hope
12/01/2010     Rubbish latest
12/01/2010     Stitches required after unprovoked attack
08/01/2010 Photo(s) Snow unites communities across the borough
08/01/2010 Photo(s) Steve Skis In Standish
08/01/2010 Photo(s) New support for local people suffering from pain and illness
06/01/2010 Photo(s) Welcome To The Museum Of WiganLife
05/01/2010     Weather Warning From Greater Manchester Police
04/01/2010 Photo(s) Young People Warned Not To Flaunt New Gifts
04/01/2010 Photo(s) Motorists Urged to Freeze Out Opportunist Thieves
Dec 2009
24/12/2009     Collections Resume
23/12/2009     Direct appeal to group of witnesses
23/12/2009     Severe Weather update
22/12/2009     Wigan's young offenders are Making Good
22/12/2009     Tis the season... to be on your guard!
22/12/2009     Frozen Pond Warning And Haigh Hall Closure
21/12/2009     Mother reunited with daughter following abduction
21/12/2009     Who's the hero?
21/12/2009     Wigan and Leigh Housing continues to provide quality advice
21/12/2009 Photo(s) If You Love It - Register It
21/12/2009     Christmas and New Year Waste Collections
18/12/2009 Photo(s) Meet Wigan's Christmas Angels
17/12/2009 Photo(s) Top Support for Supported Employment
16/12/2009     Learn The "Craft" Of Writing
16/12/2009     Man struck with shotgun during attempted robbery
14/12/2009 Photo(s) Hello Dolly! - The Imagination Library Launches in Wigan
14/12/2009 Photo(s) Have a Mayor-E Christmas
11/12/2009 Photo(s) A Healthy Referral!
11/12/2009     Teenager suffers fractured cheekbone
10/12/2009 Photo(s) Councils United to Stop the Drink Drivers
09/12/2009 Photo(s) The Regeneration Game
09/12/2009 Photo(s) Brighter Borough Promises Brighter Environment
09/12/2009     Three armed men stole designer watches after raiding a jewellers in Wigan
08/12/2009 Photo(s) Wigan’s Pie-ception on Food
08/12/2009     Wigan Market’s open for Christmas
05/12/2009 Photo(s) Excellence Across Wigan
03/12/2009     Get Crafty This Christmas
03/12/2009 Photo(s) Grub’s up: in quality - not in calories
02/12/2009 Photo(s) The Real Meal Deal
01/12/2009     Be A Bright Spark... Save Energy... Visit The Library!
01/12/2009 Photo(s) Wigan Business Crime Partnership Smashes Notorious M62 Gang
01/12/2009     Standish and Aspull Sure Start Starts for Sure!
01/12/2009 Photo(s) Operation Reindeer to Curb Christmas Crime
Nov 2009
30/11/2009 Photo(s) Get the (text) message – b4 it's 2 late!
30/11/2009 Photo(s) Drug driver jailed for killing pedestrian
30/11/2009     Banana Skin Man warns litter louts not to slip up
27/11/2009     Scholes Goes Cold
27/11/2009     Police Announce Significant Drops in Anti-Social Behaviour and Criminal Damage
26/11/2009     Watch Out, There’s Another Scam About
26/11/2009     Springfield Comes Clean
26/11/2009 Photo(s) The Perfect 10 – Council's Pledge to Tackle Climate Change
25/11/2009     Sandyforth Farm – it’s back and it’s green!
25/11/2009 Photo(s) St Philip’s New Hedge Fund
25/11/2009 Photo(s) Heavy Plant Crossing
25/11/2009 Photo(s) Wonderful Christmas Time in Golborne
23/11/2009 Photo(s) Cash prize for Wigan GP with innovative appointments idea
23/11/2009     Wigan’s drive towards greater equality moves up a gear
23/11/2009     Parks Call Time On Foul Play
20/11/2009     Marsh Green leads the way
20/11/2009     Sustainability Comes to Town
20/11/2009 Photo(s) “Wrap It, Bin It” Ince Boy Hits the Airwaves
20/11/2009     Operation Treacle is a Sweet Success
20/11/2009     'Max Power' Gathering Targeted in Pemberton
20/11/2009     Police Issue Warning on Aggressive Begging
18/11/2009 Photo(s) Practice what you preach says Training Company
18/11/2009 Photo(s) CCTV of a man who used a credit stolen from a pensioner
17/11/2009 Photo(s) Eco Warriors at the Hawks
17/11/2009 Photo(s) The Great Outdoors
17/11/2009     Do The Timewarp Again - Back to the Future II
13/11/2009     Stewart Milne Homes Teams Up With Action For Children to Bring Christmas Cheer in Wigan
11/11/2009 Photo(s) Ashton’s Lights Spectacular
10/11/2009 Photo(s) The Big Skills Store
10/11/2009     Police Alert Public Over ATM Scam
09/11/2009     Go! With the Flow.
09/11/2009     Tribute paid to collision victim
09/11/2009     New for old - Young builders go back to the future
06/11/2009 Photo(s) A Bouquet for the Borough
06/11/2009     Thief steals from woman in wheelchair
05/11/2009 Photo(s) Poems, prose, pints, drama and music at Wigan Cricket Club
05/11/2009     Burglary Falling Across Wigan Borough
05/11/2009     Give Boredom The Boot!
05/11/2009     Halloween robbery in Wigan by men wearing 'Scream' masks
03/11/2009 Photo(s) Stamp Duty Savings Still an Option with Stewart Milne Homes
03/11/2009     Police Tackle Anti-Social Behaviour in Hindley
02/11/2009     The sweet taste of home improvements
02/11/2009     Art of the Community
Oct 2009
30/10/2009 Photo(s) Teens Green, Not Mean, At Winstanley College
30/10/2009 Photo(s)
30/10/2009     Man arrested in connection with fatal MG collision
29/10/2009 Photo(s) A little trick to treat all the family
28/10/2009     Girl, 17, charged with cash machine theft
27/10/2009 Photo(s) Drivers Warned About Car Security
26/10/2009 Photo(s) Happy Birthday… Platt Bridge Community Zone!
26/10/2009 Photo(s) Operation Treacle
26/10/2009 Photo(s) Two jailed after attack on woman after night out - Wigan
22/10/2009 Photo(s) Police Offer Free Light Bulbs in Battle on Burglars
22/10/2009     Girl injured in collision
20/10/2009 Photo(s) A Nightmare on Market Street...
20/10/2009 Photo(s) Better Neighbours, Better Borough
20/10/2009 Photo(s) Starry success for local care home
20/10/2009 Photo(s) Help us banish the bin burners!
20/10/2009     Up for the Cup
19/10/2009 Photo(s) Men sentenced for two cannabis farms - Bolton and Wigan
17/10/2009     Two arrested following recycling centre thefts
17/10/2009 Photo(s) Wigan appoints new environmental services director
17/10/2009     Knife robber steals cash at bookies
15/10/2009     Classy Culture
15/10/2009 Photo(s) Douglas Valley – it’s picking up!
15/10/2009 Photo(s) A Bandstand Beginning For Mesnes Park
15/10/2009     Man savagely attacked
14/10/2009 Photo(s) Road Safety Message Crashes In
14/10/2009 Photo(s) Second Chance for First Time Buyers in Wigan
08/10/2009 Photo(s) Ashton Pool Refurbishment
07/10/2009 Photo(s) Drug dealer £200,000 worse off
07/10/2009 Photo(s) Reflexing On Our First Year
06/10/2009     How ‘bazaar’!
06/10/2009 Photo(s) Flower Power to the people
06/10/2009     A Nightmare on Market Street…
06/10/2009 Photo(s) Isherwood Exhibition: Paintings For Flowers
02/10/2009 Photo(s) New Support for Local People with Pain and Illness
02/10/2009     It’s Customer Services Week 2009
02/10/2009 Photo(s) Democracy in action!
01/10/2009     Woodwork class – 21st century style
Sep 2009
30/09/2009 Photo(s) CLS appoints new Managing Director
30/09/2009     Shop Front for Services
29/09/2009 Photo(s) Wigan’s Tourism Triumph
29/09/2009 Photo(s) Getting ready for the switch over
28/09/2009     Off-Road Bikers Warned in Pemberton
28/09/2009     Power to the (older) People!
25/09/2009 Photo(s) Police and Fire Service Run Safety Workshops for Job Centre Staff
25/09/2009 Photo(s) Wigan’s Sporty Quest To Be The Best
24/09/2009 Photo(s) Educational advantage – Multi-million pound project for new Beech Hill Primary School
23/09/2009 Photo(s) Man violently beaten in Wigan bus stop
23/09/2009     Charity Quiz Night at the White Crow
23/09/2009     New Homes for Wigan
21/09/2009 Photo(s) Find The Time To Rhyme!
18/09/2009     Good Hair Day or bad hair day?
18/09/2009 Photo(s) Orrell Comes Clean
17/09/2009     Armed robbery at travel agent
16/09/2009     Wigan Pride – Businesses 'clean-up' to create a tidy town
16/09/2009     Warning after woman steals from cashpoint customers
15/09/2009     Landlords lodge their support for new Council accreditation scheme
15/09/2009 Photo(s) And the winner is…Wigan Life Centre
15/09/2009     The king of the road…Leave it at home
15/09/2009     Former Co-op to be a Top Spot
14/09/2009 Photo(s) Sports Fund Launched For Top Wigan Athletes
11/09/2009     Help Local People to Help Local Animals
10/09/2009 Photo(s) Marsh Green 'bins the butt'
09/09/2009 Photo(s) Meter Attack
09/09/2009     Large Cannabis Farm Discovered in Warehouse
04/09/2009     Free For All!
03/09/2009 Photo(s) Meadows Meeting
03/09/2009     Action against 'grime crime'
02/09/2009     Concrete slab used to smash into Wigan house
02/09/2009 Photo(s) A Litter Free Wish
02/09/2009     Cross Border Operation Targets Criminals
02/09/2009     2010: Wigan’s Food and Drink Odyssey
02/09/2009     Pathway to Education
01/09/2009 Photo(s) Trencherfield Mill - At Your Service
Aug 2009
29/08/2009 Photo(s) Tribute to RTC victim - Wigan
28/08/2009     Woman killed in Wigan collision named
28/08/2009     Woman killed following collision in Wigan
27/08/2009     Man, 41, responsible for mother's and sister's stabbing
27/08/2009 Photo(s) Wigan’s GCSE scores – From best to better
27/08/2009 Photo(s) Residents get creative for Marie Curie Cancer Care
27/08/2009 Photo(s) Boston Try Party
25/08/2009 Photo(s) Plans for new junction move up a gear
25/08/2009 Photo(s) Making Haigh An Entertainment Hotspot
25/08/2009     Burglars target Wigan salon
24/08/2009     Bins as Usual this Bank Holiday
21/08/2009 Photo(s) Elections: we’ve ticked all the boxes
21/08/2009 Photo(s) Well Done Jenny! – Meadows’ Medal Brings Pride to the Borough
20/08/2009     Community left devastated after snooker club torched
20/08/2009     Bienvenue, Angevins!
18/08/2009 Photo(s) Letter from Afghanistan
17/08/2009 Photo(s) Police in Wigan and Leigh Seek Independent Advisors
17/08/2009 Photo(s) Results Day – What Happens Next..?
14/08/2009     Conmen leave pensioner distraught - Wigan
13/08/2009     Couple attacked in their home - Hindley
11/08/2009     Counterfeit cash being used in Wigan
07/08/2009     ‘King’ of all beach parties
04/08/2009     Skills for Life – Shop for the future in Wigan town centre
03/08/2009     Jobs for Wigan
Jul 2009
31/07/2009     Hurray for the Flowers
30/07/2009     Attempted robbery at bookmakers
29/07/2009     Wigan Burglars Feel Full Force of Storm
28/07/2009 Photo(s) GET ready to be WOWED!
28/07/2009 Photo(s) The Light Fantastic
28/07/2009 Photo(s) Robber jailed for concealing ill-gotten gains - Salford/Wigan
27/07/2009     Scholes Festival – A celebration of community life!
27/07/2009 Photo(s) Award-winning Ashton
27/07/2009 Photo(s) The Perfect Pick-me-up
24/07/2009 Photo(s) Woman jailed after embezzling nearly £200k from Wigan Council
22/07/2009 Photo(s) Local care home hosts summer fayre
22/07/2009     Don’t be a rubbish driver!
22/07/2009     Teen dies following off-road bike collision - Worsley Mesnes
18/07/2009     Teen critical after off-road bike collides with lamppost
17/07/2009 Photo(s) Wigan Youth Brass Band Blow their Own Trumpet Again
17/07/2009     Boy charged with sexual assault - Wigan
17/07/2009     Bins As Normal
16/07/2009 Photo(s) Flower Power to the people
16/07/2009 Photo(s) Eco & Co
15/07/2009     Boy critical following RTC - Aspull
15/07/2009     A bright future begins! – borough gets green light for school-building programme
14/07/2009 Photo(s) Charity Swim For Brave John
14/07/2009     Clearing House – finding a home for your skills
14/07/2009 Photo(s) WACA To Raise Sporting Standards
14/07/2009     Mesnes Park’s Made For Fun!
13/07/2009 Photo(s) Ride on times
13/07/2009 Photo(s) High Score!
13/07/2009 Photo(s) Fourth Local Nature Reserve Opens
13/07/2009 Photo(s) Police Issue Garden Security Warning
10/07/2009     Smoking ban
08/07/2009 Photo(s) Wigan’s First Greater Manchester Disability Games Hailed A Success
08/07/2009     Teenager's holiday money stolen during assault
07/07/2009 Photo(s) Stuart Maconie And The Damsel Not In Distress
07/07/2009 Photo(s) Haigh Fest Is The Best!
07/07/2009 Photo(s) Jazz Sounds Like Great Value!
06/07/2009     Young family attacked at home in Bryn
03/07/2009     Down in one – Drink figures on the decline for Wigan’s young people
02/07/2009     Wigan Life Centre: major cash boost for town
02/07/2009     Arts Funding Makes For A Happy Ever After
01/07/2009 Photo(s) Armed Robberies Slashed Across Wigan Borough
01/07/2009 Photo(s) Haigh Fest and Furious
01/07/2009 Photo(s) Abram FC: Kitted Out In Style Following Generous Donation
01/07/2009     Housing help is paying off
01/07/2009 Photo(s) Culture Champions To Be Honoured
Jun 2009
30/06/2009 Photo(s) Police Issue Warm Weather Warning
29/06/2009 Photo(s) Broad Band: All Girls Together At Jazz Festival
29/06/2009 Photo(s) Wigan’s Young Sports Stars Are Just Champion!
26/06/2009 Photo(s) Hot Wheels
26/06/2009 Photo(s) Life begins – Green light for multimillion pound town centre complex
25/06/2009 Photo(s) Connexions tackling youth unemployment
25/06/2009     Arsonists target three vehicles - Golborne
24/06/2009 Photo(s) Wigan’s ‘Bright Green’ Kids – A Right Royal Success
24/06/2009     Anti-Social Behaviour Falling in Wigan
24/06/2009     Algae Advice For Pennington Flash Visitors
22/06/2009 Photo(s) Kidd Can’t Wait For Wigan International Jazz Festival
22/06/2009 Photo(s) French Revelation: Commentator says Sullivan was the borough’s best rugby player of all time.
22/06/2009     Second man charged after bank robbed at gunpoint
19/06/2009     Ready To Bowl You Over: New 20/20 Cricket Tournament
19/06/2009     Police Announce Drop in Vehicle Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour
17/06/2009     Wigan Borough: Bucking the Trend
16/06/2009 Photo(s) Improvements to Ashton town centre: Get on board!
16/06/2009     Man seriously assaulted - Wigan
16/06/2009     Illicit Tobacco and Alcohol seized
16/06/2009     Police in Shevington Encourage Public to Get In Touch
16/06/2009     Man charged after gunpoint bank robbery
15/06/2009 Photo(s) Celebrating Achievement
15/06/2009     Haigh Festival: Cool And In Control
10/06/2009     Chasing the Pirates
10/06/2009 Photo(s) A world of flavours for Refugee Week
09/06/2009 Photo(s) Free Travel! Save the World!
09/06/2009 Photo(s) I volunteered! How about you?
09/06/2009     Scorpion Stings Drug Crime
05/06/2009 Photo(s) Rat on a Rat!
05/06/2009 Photo(s) Tenants warm to £14 million heating programme
05/06/2009 Photo(s) Gaymers Grassroots Gigs Return to Channel 4 with Six New Shows
05/06/2009 Photo(s) Your History, Your Vote – Our Champion Rugby Competition!
04/06/2009 Photo(s) Arts for All Hits Town Centre
04/06/2009 Photo(s) Local care home celebrates its 55th anniversary
03/06/2009     Cable Thieves Warned by Police
02/06/2009 Photo(s) Knife Arch used in Wigan Town Centre
02/06/2009     As safe as YOU make it – Partner power is keeping crime down
01/06/2009     Get On Your Bike in Wigan Borough
01/06/2009 Photo(s) Partners in Bloom
May 2009
30/05/2009     Wigan pensioner conned
27/05/2009     Car robbed in Wigan during crime spree
26/05/2009     Lend A Hand – Wigan and Leigh Volunteers Day
22/05/2009     PACT – we’re listening
21/05/2009 Photo(s) Are you a responsible retailer?
21/05/2009 Photo(s) Man sentenced for manslaughter and wounding
20/05/2009     Mesnes Park Consultation
20/05/2009 Photo(s) Mesnes Park’s Personal Touch!
19/05/2009 Photo(s) Four attempted wallet thefts - Wigan
18/05/2009 Photo(s) Stewart Milne Homes Opens More Doors for First Time Buyers at Trencherfield Mill
18/05/2009     Police and Council Target Rogue Traders
18/05/2009     Bank Holiday Bins
15/05/2009 Photo(s) Making All The Right Moves: Dance Scene 2009
14/05/2009     Bogus workmen target pensioners
14/05/2009 Photo(s) Athos reaches its Acme
12/05/2009     Bogus police officers phones Wigan residents
12/05/2009 Photo(s) The Hottest Act in Town
12/05/2009     Woman invites men to her home and is burgled
11/05/2009     More good news by gum!
11/05/2009     Two women threatened in robbery
07/05/2009 Photo(s) Men given life for Wigan crime spree
06/05/2009 Photo(s) Bloom News
06/05/2009     Pickpockets beware – this one’s got bells on
06/05/2009     Safety First in Town
05/05/2009     Gun-wielding robber leaves betting shop staff terrified
05/05/2009     Man beaten and racially abused - Wigan
01/05/2009 Photo(s) Over the Rainbow
Apr 2009
29/04/2009 Photo(s) TARGET Off-roaders – Campaign to end nuisance motor use
28/04/2009 Photo(s) Robin Park’s “Gest” Appearance
27/04/2009 Photo(s) Life for Wigan killer
24/04/2009     Celebrating the Borough’s Cultural Class
24/04/2009     36,000 Swimming For Free in Wigan and Leigh
22/04/2009     Cars torched in arson attacks
17/04/2009     Free Fun for Carers
17/04/2009 Photo(s) History In The Making
16/04/2009 Photo(s) Former councillor jailed - Wigan
15/04/2009     Step up in style with the Part Exchange Weekend at Trencherfield Mill, Wigan
15/04/2009     Driving: no limits
14/04/2009     Man in critical condition
09/04/2009     Next of kin appeal - Wigan
09/04/2009     Teenage girl attacked and racially abused
09/04/2009     The Big Tidy Up – Wigan’s businesses lead the way
08/04/2009 Photo(s) Boyce Backs Books
07/04/2009 Photo(s) Show Bogus Callers the Door
07/04/2009 Photo(s) Police Posts Put Officers at the Heart of Communities
07/04/2009 Photo(s) Local Business Club Event
07/04/2009     Wigan Family Welfare Re-locates to new offices
06/04/2009     Drugs and cash recovered in raid - Platt Bridge
06/04/2009 Photo(s) Abram and Westleigh Top The Midnight Leagues
06/04/2009     Easter Eggsample
03/04/2009 Photo(s) Get your skates on for an ice Easter treat
03/04/2009     Knife-wielding robbers attack guard
02/04/2009 Photo(s) Splashing Out For Swimmers In Ashton
01/04/2009     Bryn’s Big Bash
Mar 2009
31/03/2009     Staff threatened with gun and baseball bat - Hindley
31/03/2009     Schoolboy attacked and robbed - Aspull
30/03/2009 Photo(s) Starsailor Return to their Roots with Gaymers Cider
30/03/2009 Photo(s) Pledging Together
27/03/2009 Photo(s) Prolific robber jailed
25/03/2009 Photo(s) Wigan’s 24th International Jazz Festival
25/03/2009 Photo(s) Manchester Airport’s “Supertonic” For Wigan Jazz Festival
24/03/2009 Photo(s) Education: the future starts here!
24/03/2009 Photo(s) Two Come Along at Once…
23/03/2009 Photo(s) Police Issue Garden Security Warning
23/03/2009     Security guard attacked
23/03/2009     Laptop stolen in Wigan
20/03/2009     Girl injured in RTC dies
19/03/2009     Arrests made after cannabis found - Wigan
19/03/2009     Four-year-old girl critical after collision
18/03/2009 Photo(s) Grown Ups’ Day for Child’s Play
18/03/2009 Photo(s) No smoke, no joke – shopkeeper fined for underage cig sales
17/03/2009 Photo(s) Burglary Operation Leads to 40 Fewer Victims
17/03/2009 Photo(s) Residents keep active with ‘New Age’ sport
16/03/2009 Photo(s) Your good health!
16/03/2009     Wallace and Gromit: The Case Of The Wigan Athletic Reading Star
13/03/2009 Photo(s) Talk the Talk, then Walk the Walk
13/03/2009 Photo(s) Man jailed for sexually abusing a girl in the 1980s
13/03/2009     Post Office Robbery - Beech Hill
12/03/2009 Photo(s) No Sporting Limits In Wigan!
11/03/2009 Photo(s) Man jailed for raping a woman in Wigan
11/03/2009     ‘OH WHAT A NIGHT!’
11/03/2009     Spring Comes to Town
10/03/2009     Run with the gazelles – free training for big-thinking businesses
09/03/2009 Photo(s) Wallace and Gromit: The Case Of The Wigan Athletic Reading Star
09/03/2009 Photo(s) Haigh’s Seventh Musical Heaven
09/03/2009 Photo(s) We’re backing the borough! – council launches ‘Buy Local’ campaign
09/03/2009     New Partnership puts Wigan Property Back on the Agenda
06/03/2009     Temporary Library Closures
06/03/2009     Arrows Point the Way
05/03/2009     Stars Fundraising Dinner For Grass Roots Rugby
04/03/2009     DEWALT® Offers Local Tradesman Key Training To Help Survive The ‘Credit Crunch’
02/03/2009 Photo(s) New Neighbourhood Inspector for Hindley
02/03/2009 Photo(s) Traders Go Bananas
Feb 2009
27/02/2009     House Extensions: have your say
27/02/2009 Photo(s) Safety First in Higher Ince
27/02/2009 Photo(s) Continental…and beyond!
26/02/2009     FHM Babe to DJ at Liquid
26/02/2009     Residents Asked to Help Reduce Burglary in Pemberton
23/02/2009 Photo(s) Five generations come together to celebrate Polly’s 90th birthday
20/02/2009 Photo(s) Wigan says Bienvenido!
20/02/2009     Man, 59, dies in road collision - Ashton-in-Makerfield
19/02/2009 Photo(s) Armed robbery at betting shop - Wigan
18/02/2009     A First for First Time Buyers with Stewart Milne Homes
18/02/2009     The Shark Lark
18/02/2009     Have you had your say in the National Conversation?
17/02/2009 Photo(s) Library Visits Rise By 9.5% During Economic Downturn
17/02/2009 Photo(s) Festival Fever – Bigger And Bolder Than Ever Before
13/02/2009     Don’t be alarmed!
13/02/2009 Photo(s) A Right Royal Wedding In Wigan
13/02/2009 Photo(s) Lethal drugs stolen - Wigan
11/02/2009 Photo(s) Sport In Your Community – cutting crime and anti-social behaviour
11/02/2009 Photo(s) Wigan Children’s Library Opens In The Galleries
11/02/2009 Photo(s) The hot 100 – Orrell is top of the school
10/02/2009 Photo(s) Carol is a first for CLS!
10/02/2009 Photo(s) New Divisional Commander for Wigan
09/02/2009 Photo(s) Police Campaign to Stop Heartbreak for Domestic Abuse Victims this Valentine’s Day
09/02/2009     Cast iron safe stolen in burglary
05/02/2009 Photo(s) Man jailed indefinitely for attacking women - Wigan / Salford
05/02/2009 Photo(s) Do You Live On Fit Street?
05/02/2009 Photo(s) Coaching Today For The Stars Of Tomorrow
05/02/2009 Photo(s) Don’t flap in the cold snap
05/02/2009 Photo(s) Designs for life – Now tell us what you think
05/02/2009     Lie Detectives Offer Amnesty in February
05/02/2009     Drugs recovered in Pemberton
04/02/2009     Robbery at takeaway
04/02/2009     No Cold Calling Zone Introduced in Bryn
04/02/2009     Unsung Heroes of Sport Honoured
03/02/2009     Vandals repeatedly target grave
02/02/2009 Photo(s) A “Cracker” Of A Literature Festival
02/02/2009     Focus on the fast food fight
Jan 2009
30/01/2009 Photo(s) Stand Up To Hatred: Wigan and Leigh’s Holocaust Memorial Day
29/01/2009 Photo(s) Horse Power!
29/01/2009     Salt shakers!
29/01/2009     Woman critical following RTC
28/01/2009 Photo(s) Making Amends
28/01/2009 Photo(s) Reading And Retail Therapy As The Children’s Library Relocates
28/01/2009     Shopper helps woman following purse theft
27/01/2009     Sport England splashes out in Ashton
26/01/2009 Photo(s) Last Chance to Buy at Trencherfield Mill
23/01/2009     Homes for the future – Council seeks a ‘vision’ for housing
23/01/2009 Photo(s) From Coal Dust to Natural Wigan
23/01/2009     Racially Aggravated Assault - Main Street, Billinge
21/01/2009     Check Out Your Health….At The Library!
20/01/2009 Photo(s) Stewart Milne Homes Offers Buyer Bargains in Wigan
20/01/2009     Two charged after robbery and aggravated burglary - Wigan
20/01/2009     Man sentenced after getting stuck in chimney - Wigan
20/01/2009     Wigan joins the mortgage rescue scheme
16/01/2009     Borough Unites To Mark Holocaust Memorial Day
16/01/2009     Machete held to woman's neck - Wigan
15/01/2009 Photo(s) Lollipop Idol: You Decide
15/01/2009 Photo(s) A Word from the Wise
15/01/2009 Photo(s) Out With the Old, In With the New
08/01/2009 Photo(s) Conserving Your Town
08/01/2009     Council rent rise used to cut fuel bills
06/01/2009     Man attacked and burgled in his own home - Wigan
05/01/2009     Man is burgled and abducted
05/01/2009     Car stolen from woman is later used in robbery
04/01/2009     Update re Hindley incident
Dec 2008
19/12/2008 Photo(s) Past Forward 50 Editions
19/12/2008 Photo(s) Looking Forward to Wigan's Past: New Museum Planned
19/12/2008 Photo(s) Pensioner sentenced for manslaughter of wife
15/12/2008 Photo(s) Picking up the pieces - community recovers after Worsley Mesnes gas blast
15/12/2008 Photo(s) Salt of the Earth
15/12/2008     Woman critical after bus fall
13/12/2008     Burglars steal televisions and sounds
12/12/2008 Photo(s) White Crow Quiz Night
10/12/2008 Photo(s) Face – The future
10/12/2008 Photo(s) Glossy Ibis Ruffles The Feathers At Pennington Flash
09/12/2008 Photo(s) Man distracts jeweller and steals ring
09/12/2008 Photo(s) Operation Reindeer to Curb Christmas Crime
08/12/2008 Photo(s) Drink Drivers Warned by Police this Christmas
08/12/2008 Photo(s) It's Martin Offiah's Choice, is it yours?
08/12/2008     Marvellous Micro-Fiction
08/12/2008 Photo(s) Twinning tapestries stitch links for Wigan and Angers
05/12/2008 Photo(s) Free Wheels
05/12/2008 Photo(s) Experts Confirm Rare Fungus Find In Wigan
05/12/2008     Woman has phone snatched - Wigan
04/12/2008     Bikes stolen from Wigan school
03/12/2008     Charity Quiz Night at the White Crow
03/12/2008     Man seriously injures leg in RTC - Hindley
02/12/2008     Not For Sale
02/12/2008 Photo(s) History Shop’s Bright Future
02/12/2008 Photo(s) The perfect picture of road safety
Nov 2008
30/11/2008     Update - Explosion at block of flats
30/11/2008     Explosion at block of flats
30/11/2008     Explosion at block of flats
28/11/2008     Spate of burglaries
28/11/2008     Missing from home - Shane Clarkson
28/11/2008     Fresh Success
26/11/2008 Photo(s) Step Aboard the La Senza Bra Fitting Bus
25/11/2008     The Future’s Green
25/11/2008     Police Issue Warning on Sat Nav Thefts in Pemberton
25/11/2008     Band members robbed - Wigan
24/11/2008 Photo(s) Wigan Pier Quarter’s Historic Sculptures
24/11/2008     Bogus intruiders in Wigan estate
22/11/2008     Man brutally attacked in robbery
21/11/2008 Photo(s) Jenny’s a FAN, are you?
21/11/2008     Thief tries to steal purse - Wigan
19/11/2008     Man charged with murder
18/11/2008 Photo(s) The Word is On!
18/11/2008 Photo(s) Santa Claus Is Coming to Haigh
18/11/2008     Up for the cup – communities clash for football glory
18/11/2008     Clothes collection caution
18/11/2008     Postal Scam: Don't Call
17/11/2008 Photo(s) Food for thought
17/11/2008     Murder victim formally identified
16/11/2008     Murder investigation after man dies in Ashton in Makerfield
13/11/2008 Photo(s) See No Traffic, Hear No Traffic
13/11/2008 Photo(s) Fran Sandham – An African Adventure
13/11/2008 Photo(s) MISSING - Adam Bradburn
11/11/2008 Photo(s) Hand it back – Council calls for equipment amnesty
11/11/2008     Man tries to entice girl into his car
07/11/2008 Photo(s) Appeal to catch teddy bear thieves - Ashton
07/11/2008 Photo(s) Mesnes Park’s Masterplan
05/11/2008 Photo(s) Time To Honour Your Sporting Heroes
05/11/2008     Know your place?
05/11/2008     Collision on Orrell Road, Wigan
04/11/2008 Photo(s) Wigan Borough’s New Wildlife Haven
04/11/2008     Let there be lights – Christmas is coming to Wigan
04/11/2008     Three bogus official burglaries in one day
Oct 2008
30/10/2008     Training Exercise First for Wigan Town Centre
29/10/2008     Two social clubs targeted in two days
28/10/2008     A Little Extra Thought Helps Save Lives
28/10/2008     Man attacked by gang - Wigan
27/10/2008     Teacher sentenced for child porn offences
27/10/2008 Photo(s) Reading in Wigan is DINOmite
22/10/2008     Man, 20, charged with attempted burglary
22/10/2008     Naked man arrested on suspicion of burglary
20/10/2008 Photo(s) Haigh Bonfire Night In Aid of Children’s Hospice
20/10/2008 Photo(s) The Wetter the Better for Wigan’s New Wildlife Haven
20/10/2008     Tribute paid to popular collision victim
19/10/2008 Photo(s) RBS Bringing Light to the Hospice
18/10/2008     Motorcyclist killed in collision
17/10/2008     False rape claim - woman sentenced
15/10/2008 Photo(s) SPLAT’S the way to get fit!
15/10/2008 Photo(s) Google Eyes Haigh Hall
14/10/2008 Photo(s) Going, going, gone – council gets tough on street car sales
13/10/2008     Additional Officers to Tackle Community Crime in Wigan
09/10/2008 Photo(s) Pie Society At Wigan’s Second Food and Drink Festival
09/10/2008 Photo(s) Tribute to woman killed in collision
09/10/2008     Armed robbery at Wigan store
08/10/2008 Photo(s) Get Fit By Dancing The Night Away
08/10/2008 Photo(s) Deanery High Pupils Crowned Mini Chef Masters
07/10/2008     Woman dies after collision
06/10/2008     Woman indecently assaulted twice in three days
02/10/2008 Photo(s) GP’s ‘Major’ Gift
02/10/2008     Who is Wigan’s hostess with the mostest?
01/10/2008     Did you work in Britain in the 1950’s and 60’s?
01/10/2008 Photo(s) Priest jailed after 20 years of sexual abuse
01/10/2008     91-year-old victim in bogus official burglary
Sep 2008
30/09/2008     Woman raped after taxi journey - Wigan
30/09/2008     Tools stolen during burglary - Wigan
24/09/2008 Photo(s) Trencherfield Mill Engine Steams To Centenary
22/09/2008 Photo(s) Emmerdale star is surprise guest at Shevington Library
17/09/2008 Photo(s) Haigh Hall’s star in the making
17/09/2008 Photo(s) Mighty challenge for mini master chefs
17/09/2008     Men and woman in van approach children
16/09/2008 Photo(s) CCTV of man wanted following incident at pub
15/09/2008 Photo(s) Stone the Crows – the Road to Wigan Beer is back!
15/09/2008 Photo(s) Pair jailed for robbery at pensioners
11/09/2008     Missing - Margaret Halliwell
11/09/2008     Cars damaged - Wigan
11/09/2008     Motorbike collides with coach - Wigan
05/09/2008     Car jacking - man left with stab wounds
05/09/2008     M6 reopens following collision
04/09/2008 Photo(s) MP swaps Question Time for Playtime
Aug 2008
29/08/2008 Photo(s) Man assaulted - CCTV still released
27/08/2008 Photo(s) Let’s hear it for Street Cheer!
27/08/2008 Photo(s) Flying the Flag for London 2012
27/08/2008 Photo(s) WANTED - Andrew Atherton - Wigan
21/08/2008     Wigan Council’s chief executive in the hot seat
20/08/2008 Photo(s) Armed robbery at couple's house - Hindley
20/08/2008     Wigan and Leigh raise the flag for London 2012
20/08/2008     Missing Margaret Gregson found
20/08/2008     Police continue search for missing Wigan woman
20/08/2008     Teen threatened at knifepoint - Wigan
19/08/2008 Photo(s) Woman missing from Wigan home
14/08/2008     Elderly woman robbed in broad daylight - Hindley
13/08/2008     Woman stabbed in February dies - Standish
12/08/2008     Woman and child in hospital following road traffic collision in Hindley
11/08/2008 Photo(s) ON YOUR MARKS, GET SET, GO – Wigan and Leigh’s mini Olympics
11/08/2008     Man critical following serious crash - Hindley
08/08/2008 Photo(s) Wigan's New Cultural Crusader
Jul 2008
31/07/2008 Photo(s) CCTV of man police want to trace following rape of teenager
11/07/2008     Bentley stolen at gunpoint
10/07/2008     Methadone left on bus - Wigan
09/07/2008 Photo(s) Wigan to hit youth games with a Klang, Bang, Wallop
09/07/2008     Jilly jolly with award
09/07/2008     Masked raiders target guards in Standish
05/07/2008     Cyclist injured in collision - Ashton
04/07/2008     Man exposes himself to woman on canal bank - Wigan
03/07/2008 Photo(s) Trust Receives Two Ticks for Welcoming Disabled Workers
03/07/2008     Road traffic collision M6 - man charged
02/07/2008 Photo(s) Young and Old Are On Song
02/07/2008     Conman robs two homes - Hindley
01/07/2008 Photo(s) Tribute to man killed in collision on M6
01/07/2008     Car stolen in Wigan
Jun 2008
27/06/2008     Arson attack on orchard - Orrell
27/06/2008 Photo(s) Man who drove at police officers jailed
27/06/2008 Photo(s) Wiganers set for midnight final
25/06/2008 Photo(s) Chorley & District Junior Bowlers Visit the Famous Waterloo
25/06/2008     Party in the park
25/06/2008     Apologetic drug addict in bakery robbery
24/06/2008 Photo(s) It is ball change for Tyldesley netballers
19/06/2008     Two charged with fraud and money laundering offences
18/06/2008 Photo(s) Car wash kids raise money for Darren
16/06/2008     Appeal after 14-year-old girl was shot - Wigan
14/06/2008     Woman raped in park
12/06/2008 Photo(s) Football legends in community cup showdown
10/06/2008     Jewellery stolen in burglary - Wigan
06/06/2008     Two arrested in Xcalibre operation - Wigan
04/06/2008     Teenager raped - Wigan
03/06/2008     Intriguing Authors Coming to Crime Scene Near You
03/06/2008     Man charged with murder of wife - Wigan
02/06/2008     Man charged with driving offences
May 2008
31/05/2008     Stinger device used to stop stolen car
30/05/2008     Wigan Festival to Showcase Parliamentary Winners
28/05/2008     Man charged with assault after body found - Wigan
27/05/2008     Woman found dead - Wigan
23/05/2008 Photo(s) Still of car-jacker released - Wigan
12/05/2008     Arson attack at probation office - Wigan
06/05/2008     90-year-old woman is the victim of distraction burglary
02/05/2008     Armed robbery - Pemberton
Apr 2008
30/04/2008     Lorry overturned-Wigan
24/04/2008     17 year boy injured in RTC - Ashton in Makerfield
23/04/2008     Car thieves steal pensioner's Mercedes
17/04/2008     Man charged with multiple sexual abuse allegations
16/04/2008     Car stolen at knifepoint - Wigan
14/04/2008 Photo(s) Man jailed for attempting to abduct schoolgirls
14/04/2008     Man charged in connection with bogus official burglaries - Wigan
08/04/2008 Photo(s) Major Wigan and Leigh Festivals Set to Shine On
07/04/2008     Warning after attempted bogus official burglary
02/04/2008 Photo(s) Festival to Celebrate Wigan Borough’s Love of Dance
01/04/2008 Photo(s) Free Sundays has Wigan’s Great Engine in a Spin
Mar 2008
28/03/2008 Photo(s) Missing from home - Gemma Hammond
27/03/2008 Photo(s) Food, Glorious Food - Share Your Special Recipes
27/03/2008     Signed football shirt stolen
26/03/2008     Warning to residents using fake set-top boxes
20/03/2008     Appeal to trace flasher - Wigan
20/03/2008     Three cannabis farms discovered - Wigan
17/03/2008 Photo(s) Sports Minister Swept Away by Wigan’s Street Games Success
17/03/2008     Potential Disruption to Active Life Services
17/03/2008     Man savagely assaulted - Wigan
17/03/2008 Photo(s) Mobile phone stolen - Wigan
14/03/2008 Photo(s) Fatal RTC - Victim indentified
14/03/2008     Fatal RTC - Wigan
06/03/2008     Temporary Closures for Shevington and Tyldesley Libraries
01/03/2008     88-year-old woman mugged
01/03/2008     Two injured in incident outside nightclub
Feb 2008
28/02/2008 Photo(s) Rugby League Heroes Unite to Support Stars of the Future
25/02/2008 Photo(s) Man jailed for attempted rape
25/02/2008 Photo(s) Man convicted of attempting to abduct schoolgirls
22/02/2008     Man charged with murder - Standish
21/02/2008 Photo(s) PCT Launches First Stage of £Multi- Million Social Marketing Campaign in Wigan
21/02/2008 Photo(s) Let There Be Dance - Wigan Shapes Up for 3rd Dance Festival
20/02/2008 Photo(s) Missing from home - Gordon Sneade
20/02/2008     Murder investigation launched - Wigan
14/02/2008     Own a Piece of Wigan Pier’s Heritage
12/02/2008 Photo(s) Magic of the Eighties Hits the Monaco Ballroom
11/02/2008 Photo(s) Man sentenced for series of sex offences on children
07/02/2008     Two men attacked with machete - Wigan
05/02/2008 Photo(s) Men sentenced after nightclub stabbing
01/02/2008 Photo(s) Man jailed for rape - Wigan
01/02/2008     Bogus official burglaries
01/02/2008     Man assaulted after road rage - Wigan
Jan 2008
30/01/2008 Photo(s) Wigan Has a Heart – Support Group Launched for Cardiac Patients
28/01/2008 Photo(s) Wigan Sports Awards Honour Local Heroes
23/01/2008     Bogus official burglary - Pemberton
21/01/2008     Man charged after officers injured in RTC
19/01/2008     Man arrested after officers injured in fail to stop RTC
18/01/2008 Photo(s) New Chair Takes the Helm at Wigan Leisure and Culture Trust
17/01/2008     Officers injured following fail to stop RTC
17/01/2008     Body found in Orrell - formal identity
15/01/2008     Teenager assaulted - Golborne
15/01/2008     Bogus burglaries - Wigan
14/01/2008     Replica gun fired at workman - Norley Hall
09/01/2008     Borough Unites to Mark Holocaust Memorial Day
04/01/2008     Man loses thousands of pounds during spate of burglaries
03/01/2008 Photo(s) Multi Million Pound Sports Centre Opens for Action
03/01/2008     Re-appeal - Woman in collision with bus
03/01/2008     Woman arrested after Wigan murder
02/01/2008 Photo(s) Tribute to mum-of-four who died in New Year's Eve RTC
Dec 2007
31/12/2007     Update on fatal collision in Wigan
31/12/2007     Fatal RTC - Wigan
31/12/2007     Police granted more time to question murder suspect - Wigan
29/12/2007     Wigan man arrested after Thorburn Road murder
28/12/2007 Photo(s) Tribute paid to stabbing victim
28/12/2007     New Year Health Kick at Wigan and Leigh Libraries
27/12/2007     Norley Hall murder victim identified
24/12/2007     Spate of aggravated burglaries - Wigan
21/12/2007 Photo(s) Dodgy paint job – toy cars contained too much lead
21/12/2007 Photo(s) Wigan Borough’s Streets Set to Swell with Sport
21/12/2007     Reading with Passion at Wigan Borough’s Libraries
21/12/2007 Photo(s) Mesnes Park Restoration Plans Given £3.4m Boost
21/12/2007     Wigan Heritage Services to Extend Opening Hours
21/12/2007 Photo(s) Jacqui Stands Down after Five Years of Trust
20/12/2007     Man jailed after threatening ambulance crew - Ashton-in-Makerfield
14/12/2007     Elderly couple robbed in their own home - Ashton-in-Makerfield
14/12/2007 Photo(s) Bogus official sentenced - Wigan
07/12/2007 Photo(s) Wigan Pier's Great Engine Goes Green
04/12/2007 Photo(s) Jackets stolen during robbery - Wigan
04/12/2007     'Tea leaves' steal thousands of teabags
04/12/2007 Photo(s) Explore Book Award Launched
03/12/2007 Photo(s) Rare Bird Sighted at Pennington Flash
Nov 2007
30/11/2007 Photo(s) Hole in One for Haigh
29/11/2007     Off-duty PCSO assaulted - Wigan
27/11/2007 Photo(s) Santa Spotted Sprinkling Christmas Magic at Haigh
27/11/2007     Toxic substance thrown into lake - Wigan
21/11/2007     Bogus official attempted burglaries - Wigan
20/11/2007 Photo(s) Bus Stop Vandal
19/11/2007     Elderly woman critically injured in collision
16/11/2007 Photo(s) SHAPE Campaign Hits the Road Running
15/11/2007     Family tied up and robbed at gunpoint
14/11/2007 Photo(s) Teenager sentenced - John Molyneux murder
14/11/2007 Photo(s) English National Ballet Raise the Barre in Wigan
13/11/2007 Photo(s) Cannabis farm discovered - Wigan
06/11/2007 Photo(s) Honour Your Local Sporting Heroes
05/11/2007 Photo(s) Thousands Turn Out for Haigh Fireworks Spectacular
Oct 2007
31/10/2007 Photo(s) Fifty Days and Counting for Wigan Pier's The Way We Were
31/10/2007 Photo(s) Police widen appeal for missing man
30/10/2007 Photo(s) Jazz Legend Georgie Fame Returns to Monaco Ballroom
30/10/2007 Photo(s) Fireworks Spectacular for Haigh Hall
29/10/2007 Photo(s) British Men's Gymnastics Championships Head to Wigan
26/10/2007     Thousands of pounds worth of sports memorabilia stolen
25/10/2007 Photo(s) Heinz Help Police in Fight Against Crime
19/10/2007     Warning to residents after bogus official burglaries in Wigan
16/10/2007     Man critical following RTC - Wigan
15/10/2007 Photo(s) Police Cut Criminal Damage in Wigan and Leigh
12/10/2007     Supermarket burgled - Wigan
11/10/2007     Appeal for information after a 15-year-old boy was robbed of his mobile phone
10/10/2007 Photo(s) CCTV of suspected pickpockets - Wigan
09/10/2007     Eleven Arrests During Anti-Social Behaviour Crackdown
03/10/2007     Children enticed into van by man - Wigan
03/10/2007     Armed Robbery - Abram
02/10/2007     Police Issue Warning on False Reporting
Sep 2007
28/09/2007 Photo(s) Pride Restored to Wigan’s War Memorial
27/09/2007 Photo(s) Heritage Lottery Boost for History Shop
27/09/2007 Photo(s) Wigan Borough Unites to Get in SHAPE
26/09/2007     Man attacked after intervening in assault - Wigan
26/09/2007     Boy mugged - Pemberton
25/09/2007     Charges after train station altercation
24/09/2007 Photo(s) Jackbit – Wigan Launches Limited Edition Celebrity Cookbook
24/09/2007     Dangerous drugs stolen - Wigan
22/09/2007     Man treated for serious head injury after fight
21/09/2007     School secretary sentenced for stealing thousands from school
21/09/2007 Photo(s) CCTV of unprovoked assault
20/09/2007 Photo(s) Tribute to road collision victim - Hindley Green
19/09/2007 Photo(s) Sports Centres’ Quest to be the Best
18/09/2007     The SHAPE of Things to Come
18/09/2007     Elderly woman seriously injured in rtc - Hindley Green
17/09/2007 Photo(s) Sporting Spirit Triumphs in Community Cup Match
14/09/2007     Spikey Returns for Monaco Nights
14/09/2007 Photo(s) Drugs seized after warrants in Wigan
12/09/2007     Attempted abduction - Wigan
11/09/2007     The Road to Wigan Beer
11/09/2007     Wigan West by-election goes live online
11/09/2007 Photo(s) Tribute to PCSO - Wigan
10/09/2007 Photo(s) Man sentenced for sexually assaulting 14-year-old - Wigan
10/09/2007     PCSO dies in collision - Hindley Green
07/09/2007 Photo(s) Drama Opportunities for Thespians of All Ages
04/09/2007     Football’s Big Guns Line Up for Match to Unite Community
Aug 2007
31/08/2007 Photo(s) Hindley Police Move Closer to Local Communities
29/08/2007 Photo(s) Young Designers Get Creative to Promote Library Services
28/08/2007     Woman charged after false rape claim made - Wigan
25/08/2007     Woman dies in house fire - Wigan
24/08/2007     Possible abduction - Wigan
24/08/2007     False report of robbery - Wigan
20/08/2007 Photo(s) Jungle Fever Grips Storytelling Festival
18/08/2007     Car overturned - Bryn
16/08/2007     Vehicles stolen during test drives
15/08/2007     Man attacked by two men with metal bars during a robbery
14/08/2007     Man robbed at knifepoint - Wigan
10/08/2007 Photo(s) Hayley Jones - On the Right Track for Success
10/08/2007     Burglary at camping shop - Wigan
10/08/2007     RTC - Ashton in Makerfield
09/08/2007 Photo(s) Great Balls of Fire – Sports Camp Surprise
09/08/2007 Photo(s) Haigh’s Pride for its Prehistoric Pine
08/08/2007 Photo(s) Wigan's Libraries Pump up the Volume
08/08/2007 Photo(s) Man seriously assaulted - Wigan
06/08/2007 Photo(s) CCTV released after jewellery theft - Wigan
06/08/2007     Fail to stop collision - Wigan
03/08/2007 Photo(s) Vintage motorbike stolen - Wigan
03/08/2007     Racist graffiti at children's playground - Wigan
Jul 2007
27/07/2007     Bye Bye Gum!
27/07/2007     Lifes a Beach
27/07/2007 Photo(s) Wigan’s CV for a Brighter Borough
23/07/2007     Off-licence burglary - Winstanley
20/07/2007     Known sex offender arrested after international appeal
18/07/2007     North by Northwest Seek Zoo Information
18/07/2007     Bag stolen during robbery - Atherton
17/07/2007 Photo(s) CCTV image released following rape - King Street
17/07/2007     Handbag Snatch - Bridgeman Terrace
13/07/2007     17-year-old girl attacked - Orrell/Bryn
13/07/2007 Photo(s) Summer Sizzlers - Page Turners Aplenty at Wigan's Libraries
12/07/2007 Photo(s) Arts for All - Back with a Vengeance
12/07/2007     Police officer threatened during robbery - Wigan
11/07/2007 Photo(s) Attempted arson attack - Wigan
06/07/2007     17-year-old arrested after series of sex attacks - Wigan/Lancs border
04/07/2007     Three more girls targeted by sex attacker in Upholland/Bryn
03/07/2007 Photo(s) Man sentenced for murder of pregnant girlfriend - Kitt Green
03/07/2007 Photo(s) Downpours Fail to Dampen Team Wigan's Spirits at Youth Games
Jun 2007
29/06/2007 Photo(s) Fringe Benefits - Festival Freebies for All!
29/06/2007 Photo(s) The Olympics Come to Wigan!
29/06/2007     Girl forced to expose herself - Wigan
26/06/2007     Journey Into Green at the Wonderful Wiend
22/06/2007     Martial Arts in the Parks
21/06/2007     Lorry driver and truck hijacked - Wigan
20/06/2007     Reports of suspicious charity callers - Wigan
19/06/2007     Woman sexually assaulted - Wigan
16/06/2007     24-year-old assaulted - Wigan
14/06/2007     Attempted abduction - Hindley Green
14/06/2007     Man conned elderly couple out of money - Platt Bridge
13/06/2007     Wigan's Girls Fired Up for Kick Racism World Cup
13/06/2007     Man racially abused - Wigan
13/06/2007     Armed robbery at petrol station - Wigan
12/06/2007     Swinley Residents Get Their Say
12/06/2007 Photo(s) Haigh Hall Heats Up for Free Music Festival
08/06/2007 Photo(s) Men sentenced for fatal RTC
08/06/2007     Damage to telephone lines - Wigan
08/06/2007     Bogus official burglaries - Wigan
07/06/2007     Sudden Death - Wigan
01/06/2007     Thieves attempt to steal from 87-year-old - Standish
May 2007
31/05/2007     Help Shape the Future of Sport in Wigan Borough
31/05/2007     Thirty Days and Counting to Smoke Free Leisure
31/05/2007     Merseyside police charge Wigan man with attempted murder
31/05/2007     Arsonists cause thousands of pounds worth of damage to building site, Wigan
30/05/2007     Wigan to Mark the World's Struggle with Slavery
30/05/2007 Photo(s) Man sentenced to six years for predatory sexual assault, Wigan
30/05/2007 Photo(s) Robbery at co-op late shop - Orrell
29/05/2007 Photo(s) Robin Park Arena Hosts Primary Schools Games
29/05/2007     Alcohol Warning for Haigh Festival Goers
26/05/2007     Armed robbery at Tesco Express, Hindley Green
25/05/2007     Wigan and Leigh Police Warn Criminal Damage Offenders
22/05/2007 Photo(s) Wigan Warms Up to 'Hot on the Streets'
16/05/2007 Photo(s) Expose Yourself - Trust Website Showcases Talented Snappers
14/05/2007 Photo(s) Wigan Borough's Active Living Team win Excellence Award
14/05/2007     Appeal to help identify man in critical condition - Wigan
12/05/2007     Woman bailed after murder of grandfather - Wigan
11/05/2007     Woman arrested following murder - Wigan
11/05/2007 Photo(s) Shakatak are Back! – Jazz Funk Legends Headline Wigan Festival
10/05/2007 Photo(s) Tourism Mark of Excellence for Haigh Hall and Country Park
10/05/2007 Photo(s) Detectives launch murder inquiry following disappearance of Guler Korbay - Rochdale
08/05/2007     Man charged following death of grandfather in Wigan
05/05/2007     Man arrested on suspicion of murder - Wigan
05/05/2007     Bogus official burglary - Worsley Mesnes
04/05/2007 Photo(s) Boy pulled from pond identified
04/05/2007 Photo(s) Appeal in Horwich bank robbery/attempt murder investigation
04/05/2007     10-year-old pulled from pond dies - Standish
03/05/2007     Haigh Music Festival Line-Up Unveiled
03/05/2007 Photo(s) Appeal following murder of grandfather - Wigan
03/05/2007     Appeal to trace a couple after officer assaulted - Lower Ince
02/05/2007 Photo(s) Help Shape Wigan Borough's Cultural Future
01/05/2007 Photo(s) Appeal - murder in Higher Ince yesterday
01/05/2007 Photo(s) On Your Marks, Get Set... Coach!
Apr 2007
30/04/2007     Man dies after being found on wasteground - Ince
27/04/2007     Woman robbed outside train station - Wigan
26/04/2007     Man given 18-months after escaping rape charge
26/04/2007     Disqualified driver sentenced to seven months
25/04/2007 Photo(s) Two's Up for Gritty and Witty Northern Dramas
25/04/2007 Photo(s) Appeal to possible victim to come forward
24/04/2007     Man knocked unconscious during robbery - Wigan
24/04/2007 Photo(s) CCTV image following serious assault - Wigan
23/04/2007 Photo(s) Castle Christens New Era for Tennis in Wigan
19/04/2007 Photo(s) 'The Ageless Self' - New Radio Play Brings Issue of Loneliness to Life
16/04/2007     Man critical after collision - Wigan
12/04/2007     New Era of Play in Platt Bridge
12/04/2007     Woman robbed - Wigan
11/04/2007     Attempted robbery - Wigan
03/04/2007 Photo(s) Report of rape at pub
03/04/2007 Photo(s) Playwrights Given Life Sentence for Cabaret
03/04/2007     Armed robbery at shop - Wigan
Mar 2007
29/03/2007     Wigan Breathes Life into Dead Wood
29/03/2007     Woman attacked repeatedly - Wigan
29/03/2007 Photo(s) Wigan Borough's Grounds Maintenance Team Crowned the UK's Best
28/03/2007 Photo(s) Teachers Get a Lesson In Bowls
27/03/2007 Photo(s) An Audience With... Stuart Maconie at Words '07 Literary Festival
26/03/2007     Update after Lithuanian man seriously injured in Wigan fight
24/03/2007     Appeal after bogus official burglaries
23/03/2007 Photo(s) Put the ‘Athletic’ back into your footballing skills with Football Aid’s Legends Master Class
22/03/2007     Man charged following incident at nightclub - Wigan
22/03/2007     Appeal after police officer assaulted - Lower Ince
21/03/2007 Photo(s) The Hunt is on for Wigan Borough's Oldest Tree
21/03/2007 Photo(s) CCTV in connection with racist assault released - Swinley
19/03/2007     Marina Lewycka Headlines Words '07 Literary Festival
15/03/2007 Photo(s) DJs Take to the Decks at Wigan's Libraries
14/03/2007 Photo(s) Spring into Action with Wigan's Active Coaching Team
13/03/2007 Photo(s) Wiganworld Donate to Mayor's Charity
13/03/2007     Update on man critical after assault - Wigan
12/03/2007     Man critical after assault - Wigan
07/03/2007     Road traffic collision - Wigan
06/03/2007 Photo(s) Healthy Outdoor Activity Scheme Launched in Wigan Borough
06/03/2007 Photo(s) Wigan Skipper Arjan De Zeeuw Launches Reading Stars Scheme
05/03/2007     Attempted armed robbery in Wigan
02/03/2007     Appeal after cab driver robbed
01/03/2007     Drugs Stolen - Wigan
01/03/2007     Three to be sentenced for murder of John Speakman
Feb 2007
27/02/2007     Series of car jacking incidents in Wigan
26/02/2007     Music Equipment stolen during car jacking - Wigan
26/02/2007 Photo(s) Five years in prison for shotgun offender - Wigan
26/02/2007     Update on man found with serious injuries in Wigan
26/02/2007     Man found with serious injuries - Wigan
26/02/2007     Motorcyclist collides with telegraph pole
23/02/2007 Photo(s) Man sentenced for rape of 5-year-old girl
23/02/2007 Photo(s) Liverpool's Comedy Revolutionary Heads to Monaco Ballroom
23/02/2007     Warning following distraction burglary in Shevington
23/02/2007 Photo(s) Last Call to Take Part in Wigan's Premier Showcase of Artistic Talent
21/02/2007     Woman charged with theft from school - Bamfurlong
21/02/2007     Man arrested following fatal rtc in Billinge released on bail
20/02/2007     Fatal RTC in Billinge
20/02/2007     Calling All Teenage Console Fans
17/02/2007     Man dies after going into canal in Wigan
16/02/2007     Further arrest following stabbing at Wigan nightclub
16/02/2007     Formal identification of man who suffered head injuries in Ashton-in-Makerfield
15/02/2007 Photo(s) Extended Opening Hours for New Platt Bridge Library
15/02/2007     Man stabbed in nightclub brawl improves - Wigan
15/02/2007     Doorman stabbed in nightclub fight - Wigan
14/02/2007 Photo(s) Powell Power - Margaret Hits 80 and Still Loves Life at Wigan Pier
14/02/2007     Man with serious head injuries - Wigan
14/02/2007     27-year-old attacked in street - Wigan
13/02/2007     Woman assaulted during robbery - Worsley Mesnes
13/02/2007 Photo(s) Appeal to trace woman following attack at nightclub
12/02/2007     New Opening Hours for Heritage Services in Wigan Borough
12/02/2007 Photo(s) Aspull man sentenced to life for domestic assault
12/02/2007     Women injured in fight - Wigan
08/02/2007     Warning following theft of scratch cards in Orrell
07/02/2007     Warriors Skipper Throws Weight Behind Healthy Living Campaign
06/02/2007 Photo(s) VISIT WIGAN – Celebrities Support Tourism Guide
06/02/2007 Photo(s) Walking in a Wigan Wonderland – Heritage Tours Launched
06/02/2007 Photo(s) Life for woman who assaulted baby - Wigan
02/02/2007     Attempted abduction - Wigan
02/02/2007     Bookstart Celebrates Chinese New Year
01/02/2007     Discussions Continue into Essential Development of Wigan's Library Service
Jan 2007
31/01/2007     Serious assault - Hindley
31/01/2007     Murder of Lisa Collings - Man charged
31/01/2007 Photo(s) Wigan's Biggest Music Festival Gets Green Light for Summer '07
30/01/2007 Photo(s) Model aeroplanes stolen in burglary
30/01/2007     Formal ID of woman murdered - Kitt Green
30/01/2007     Armed robbery - Wigan
29/01/2007     Witness appeal following a serious assault in Higher Ince
29/01/2007     29-year-old woman murdered - Kitt Green
26/01/2007     Coops Bring the Somme Back to Life at the History Shop
25/01/2007     Fatal RTC in Hindley Green - second man arrested
25/01/2007 Photo(s) A Bold New Vision for Heritage Services in Wigan and Leigh
23/01/2007     Armed robbery - Wigan
22/01/2007     Man killed in RTC in Hindley Green is named
22/01/2007     Fatal traffic collision - Hindley Green
19/01/2007     Police appeal to trace a private hire car driver - Wigan
19/01/2007     Police appeal to trace a private hire car driver - Wigan
18/01/2007     Fairy Rewards Britain’s Most Helpful Hands
18/01/2007     Wigan Borough's Sports Facilities on a Quest for Success
18/01/2007 Photo(s) James Hickman Swims in for Wigan Sports Awards
17/01/2007     Armed robbery at betting shop
16/01/2007     Investigation launched into death of man - Scholes
16/01/2007     David Bellamy in Wigan to Support Major Wetland Project
14/01/2007     Body in river - not suspicious
12/01/2007     Wigan's Libraries to Provide Opportunities for More Flexible Opening Hours
09/01/2007     Special Performances Mark Holocaust Memorial Day
08/01/2007     Woman robbed - Wigan
05/01/2007     Robbery - Ashton-in-Makerfield
04/01/2007     Lanes of M58 closed after incident involving lorry
Dec 2006
27/12/2006     Police officer assaulted
22/12/2006     Handbag snatch in Wigan
20/12/2006 Photo(s) 'Dancing Days' Lights Up Christmas for Wigan Residents in Care
19/12/2006     North West link to Durham conmen
18/12/2006 Photo(s) Wigan Pier's 'The Way We Were' to Remain Open for Extra Year
15/12/2006     Don't Give a Christmas Invite to Burglars
15/12/2006 Photo(s) Library Users - They Say 'Yes'
14/12/2006     Appeal for witnesses following an attempted abduction in Wigan
14/12/2006     Wigan and Leigh Police Deliver Parcel Theft Warning
14/12/2006 Photo(s) Woman missing for a year has still not returned
13/12/2006     Box Of Delights – Hampers Bring Christmas Cheer To Community
12/12/2006 Photo(s) Chain Gang Visits Manchester Jewish Museum
11/12/2006     Attempted abduction in Wigan
06/12/2006     Man charged with death-by-dangerous driving
02/12/2006     Appeal after officer injured - Wigan
01/12/2006     Appeal after man exposes himself to woman and baby
Nov 2006
30/11/2006     Armed robbery at newsagents - Whelley
30/11/2006     High value burglary at construction company
28/11/2006 Photo(s) Wigan's Heritage Services - A Chartered Success
23/11/2006     Formal ID of motorcyclist killed in collision
23/11/2006     16-year-old girl raped, Wigan
23/11/2006     Woman robbed while pushing pram
21/11/2006     Motorcyclist dies in collision
20/11/2006     It’s a bright festive Christmas in Golborne
17/11/2006 Photo(s) Toy dolls stolen from yard
15/11/2006 Photo(s) Bird Loving on Sunday Menu at Haigh
15/11/2006     Man trying to persuade boy into car
14/11/2006 Photo(s) Georgie Fame's Triumphant Return Heads for Sell-Out
09/11/2006     Minor injury traffic collision during JJB protest
07/11/2006     Fatal works accident in Wigan
07/11/2006     Appeal to trace man
06/11/2006     Witness appeal following shooting in Wigan
06/11/2006 Photo(s) Haigh Hall Spectacular Goes Off With a Bang
04/11/2006     Bogus Official Incident - Hindley
03/11/2006     Four people injured following traffic collision - Wigan
02/11/2006     Body formally identified as Simon Penk - Wigan
01/11/2006     Haigh's Fireworks Spectacular Sells Out In Style
01/11/2006     Overturned lorry - M6 jct 23 northbound - Wigan
Oct 2006
31/10/2006     Man acting suspiciously at Haigh Hall Country Park
31/10/2006     Decomposed body found - Wigan
26/10/2006 Photo(s) Bloomin' Lovely - Horticultural Exhibition Unearthed at History Shop
26/10/2006     Woman in 70s killed in road traffic collsion - Hindley
20/10/2006     A Howling Halloween - Wherever You Are Hiding!
20/10/2006 Photo(s) Wigan to Host Biggest Event in UK Gymnastics Calendar
19/10/2006     Armed robbery at Garage - Standish
18/10/2006     Opening the Doors to Discovery in Platt Bridge: New Library Set to Open
17/10/2006 Photo(s) Man guilty of manslaughter of his wife
12/10/2006     Burglaries at schools - Wigan
12/10/2006     Armed robbery at pub
12/10/2006     The Essential Guide to Children's Activities Gets Pop Star Treatment
06/10/2006 Photo(s) Haigh Heats Up for Spectacular Bonfire Night Celebration
06/10/2006     Georgie Fame: Legend Gets Back to His Roots for Hometown Gig
05/10/2006     Man assaulted in Wigan town centre
03/10/2006 Photo(s) Calling All the Heroes! Search is on for Wigan Borough's Sporting Heroes
02/10/2006 Photo(s) Wigan Officer’s Special Commitment to Policing Local Communities
Sep 2006
28/09/2006     Family Learning Week: Looking to the Past to Encourage Understanding
27/09/2006     Never Forget! More People Wanted to Help Honour Memory of Holocaust
26/09/2006 Photo(s) Premier Success for Reading Stars Initiative
20/09/2006     Armed robbery at post office - Standish
20/09/2006     Man assaulted on Central Park Way, Wigan
20/09/2006 Photo(s) Wigan's Greenspaces Team Joins Green Elite
20/09/2006     Missing from home appeal
19/09/2006 Photo(s) Lottery Funders Give Green Light for Mesnes Park Development Plans
16/09/2006     Two bogus burglaries in Wigan
15/09/2006 Photo(s) Haigh Hall's Whodunit - Wigan Gets a Taste of Murder Mystery
14/09/2006     Appeal following assault in Pemberton
12/09/2006     A Chance for All to Get Online for the First Time
05/09/2006     Man missing - Wigan