Police are appealing for information after a body was found in Marsh Green. Officers believe it to be 35 year old John Peter Heyes.Read the full story ›
Wigan Council say passengers will be able to wait for their bus in a "lighter, brighter and much more comfortable environment."Read the full story ›
Greater Manchester has pledged to become the first Daily Mile City Region and it was marked by a hundred thousand people taking part across the area.
The initiative is a social physical activity, with children running or jogging – at their own pace for 15 minutes.
But as our correspondent Andy Bonner now reports from Wigan, it's not just schools which are getting involved:
A man has been charged after a police officer was stabbed as he responded to an armed robbery in Wigan.Read the full story ›
Officer now recovering at home after hospital treatmentRead the full story ›
Detectives investigating a rape in Platt Bridge have released an efit of three people they wish to speak to.Read the full story ›
The Wigan Warriors Superleague star Zak Hardaker has been charged with drink driving.Read the full story ›
The Victoria Cross of one of Wigan's bravest soldiers has been returned to his hometown.Read the full story ›
A man who lured a 12-year-old girl from her home, plied her with alcohol and raped her, has been jailed.Read the full story ›
Tributes have been paid to a woman from Wigan who was stabbed to death in a house in Long Island. Denise Webster was 61.Read the full story ›