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  1. Family appeal for information to find missing Brenda wigan

    The family of a missing Preston woman have launched an emotional appeal to help find her. Brenda Wignall, 58, has not been seen ...

  2. Three people shot in Skelmersdale wigan

    Detectives are appealing for information after three people were shot in Skelmersdale. Police were called to an address on ...

  3. Budget 2019 date announced wigan

    The Chancellor has announced he is planning to hold a Budget on Wednesday 6 November 2019. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, ...

  4. Network Rail’s leaf-busting machines ready to tackle autumnal deluge wigan

    As the cold mornings draw in and the leaves start to brown, Network Rail is busily preparing its 61 leaf-busting trains to keep ...

  5. MP comment on Southport-Manchester line works wigan

    West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper said: “I welcome news of the upgrades to the Southport to Manchester line and the drainage ...

  6. Government seeks views on cat microchipping wigan

    The Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers has launched call for evidence on cat microchipping. Environment Secretary ...

  7. Body found on beach at Blackpool wigan

    Police were called at 07:20 on Saturday 12th October to reports that the body of a man had been found on the beach at Blackpool, ...

  8. Another treatment option for ovarian cancer approved wigan

    An ovarian cancer treatment, designed to help maintain the effects of chemotherapy, has been approved by NICE for use in the ...

  9. Spooky new attraction coming for Southport Halloween Festival wigan

    This Autumn, a purpose built, hyper real haunted Victorian street will be created in the town centre. Visitors and families will ...

  10. Home Office announces first wave of 20,000 police officer uplift wigan

    The government has today confirmed the police officer recruitment targets for every police force in England and Wales for 2020-21. ...

  11. Tower to light up red for modern slavery victims wigan

    Blackpool Tower will light up red on Friday (11 October) in memory of victims of modern slavery ahead of an event in the town on ...

  12. Men wanted after prison escape wigan

    Have you seen Christopher Kerrigan? He is wanted by police after escaping from prison. Kerrigan, 22, from Colwyn Bay, ...

  13. New CCTV images in hunt for Preston rape suspect wigan

    Detectives investigating the rape of a young woman in Preston are looking at the possibility her attacker travelled to the Bolton ...

  14. Waves and wind safety - top 5 tips wigan

    High tides and extra large waves are set for this weekend and the combination of tides, winds and large sea swells along ...

  15. 25 million to be offered free NHS flu jab this winter wigan

    Record numbers of people in England will be offered a flu vaccine this winter. For the first time, all primary school children ...

  16. Open letter to Mark Zuckerberg wigan

    Open letter from the Home Secretary - alongside US Attorney General Barr, Secretary of Homeland Security (Acting) McAleenan, and ...

  17. Pair wanted by police after Skelmersdale offences wigan

    Have you seen Stephen Grimes and Joel Dowling? Both are wanted by police in connection with serious offences in Skelmersdale. ...

  18. Statement on body of woman found in River Mersey wigan

    Police can confirm that a woman's body was discovered in the River Mersey near Seacombe Ferry Terminal on Wednesday 2 October. ...

  19. Day Of The Dead Festival wigan

    Day of the Dead is a Mexican celebration - an explosion of family-friendly fun, colour and high spirits. Join us at Southport ...

  20. Do you know where this man is? wigan

    Merseyside Police are appealing for the public’s help to locate a 20 year old man following a fail to stop road traffic ...

  21. Officers issue pictures of wanted individuals as part of Operation Avia wigan

    Police are on the hunt for a number of wanted individuals and they need your help to find them. This week, officers will be ...

  22. ‘Mooving’ date brought forward for cows on the coast wigan

    Ainsdale Local Nature Reserve will once again play host to cattle this winter after Sefton Council came to the rescue of flood ...

  23. Man wanted for breaching a court order. wigan

    Callum Taylor Police are appealing for information to find a Wirral man wanted for... ...

  24. Concern growing for teenager missing from home in Chorley wigan

    Have you seen Virginia Stoian, aged 15? Police are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare as she has been missing from ...

  25. Liverpool football legend’s daughter unites with thousands of people at Memory Walk wigan

    The daughter of Liverpool sporting legend Tommy Smith united with thousands of people also walking for someone with dementia at ...

  26. Chancellor announces support for post-Brexit future wigan

    The Chancellor will announce a package of measures to support the next generation, promote economic growth, and prepare for a ...

  27. Home Office announces £10 million for Taser uplift wigan

    The Home Office is giving police forces £10 million in additional funding to significantly increase the number of officers ...

  28. Woodlands – Why is Mother’s day only once a year? wigan

    An anonymous job description was once written for being a mum and although a lot of people applied & turned up for the ...

  29. Have you seen Hughie Scanlon? wigan

    Have you seen Hughie Scanlon? He is wanted by police after absconding from HMP Kirkham today (26 September). Scanlon, 64, ...

  30. New Jobs feature on QLocal wigan

    Qlocal have teamed up with ZipRecuiter to offer a fully featured new job search feature for all locations in the UK. Local jobs ...

  31. Missing teenager from Crosby wigan

    Police are appealing for information to help find a Crosby teenager who has been missing from home since last week. ...

  32. Government and UK CAA launches largest repatriation in peacetime history wigan

    Government and UK CAA launches largest repatriation in peacetime history after collapse of Thomas Cook. All customers currently ...

  33. Greenhouse gas emissions on the rise from road transport in the UK wigan

    Road transport emissions are on the rise in the UK, despite heavy investment to reduce it. A new report from the Office for ...

  34. Flyover removal enters key phase wigan

    One of the most complex highway schemes ever seen in the UK is entering a critical new phase. The mammoth three-month-long ...

  35. Get ready for a musical fireworks extravaganza in Southport wigan

    Tickets are selling fast so don’t miss out on the popular British Musical Fireworks Championship, which will set the sky ...

  36. Merseyrail offers free travel to kids to celebrate Car Free Day wigan

    Merseyrail are celebrating Car Free Day by offering free travel to kids anywhere on their network this Sunday (22 September). The ...


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