TV licence fee: BBC should 'refocus on making wonderful TV and terrific local radio'
As the TV licence fee is set to increase Gary Shipton explains why he thinks a radical reassessment is desperately needed.
The 10 happiest places to live in the UK - according to Rightmove
Rightmove has revealed their list of the 10 happiest places to live - with a surprising front runner.
Brianna Ghey's blood found on Wigan borough boy's clothing murder trial hears
Blood from transgender teenager Brianna Ghey, who was stabbed 28 times in a "frenzied" knife attack, was found on the trainers and jacket of a a Wigan borough boy accused of her murder, a jury heard.
BBC licence fee set to rise in 2024 to £169.50 a year
Lucy Frazer confirmed the increase in line with inflation.
Motorcyclist injured in hilltop crash near Wigan
A motorcyclist suffered minor injuries after coming off his bike.
Wigan police officers receive key training as 'grief first aiders'
Training is being offered to Greater Manchester Police officers to help cope with grief and show compassion and understanding to bereaved colleagues.
Try your luck as Wigan animal rescue holds fund-raising raffle to help hens
A Wigan animal sanctuary is raising money so it can stop more hens being slaughtered.
Food hygiene: The Wigan eateries awarded new ratings by the Food Standards Agency in October
A Wigan restaurant has has failed its latest hygiene inspection.
YOUR PICTURES: Wigan celebrates Christmas Jumper Day 2023
Yes, it’s the time of year when festive tops are being bought or dusted down.
Sleep crisis in North West discussed in Westminster and University of Manchester
The University of Manchester has co-hosted a high profile gathering of parliamentarians and sleep specialists to examine the problem of sleep disorders in the North West.
LEGO Fortnite: release date, game play and how to get your hands on it
High-profile games Fortnite and LEGO have joined forces for a brand-new game mode release.
BBC News presenter Maryam Moshiri issues apology following middle-finger gaffe
Maryam Moshiri was caught raising her middle finger to camera seconds before she began her midday BBC News bulletin.
Too cold in winter? Too hot in summer? Sagars Conservatory Roof Insulation offers the perfect solution
Transforming your conservatory into an additional room can give homeowners the scope to create much needed additional space this Christmas.
Blackmailer who made young girls send him sexual pictures and videos is jailed for 18 years
A blackmailer who made young girls send him sexual pictures and videos has been locked up
Police make fresh appeal as fears increase for missing Skelmersdale 77-year-old
Police are today continuing our search to find a 77-year-old who has been missing from Skelmersdale for three days now.
CosMc's: what is the new restaurant concept from McDonald's and is it coming to the UK?
McDonald's latest new venture has an exclusive menu - but what's on it?
Green fingers galore as Wigan allotments society holds night of celebration
A Wigan allotments society just keeps growing and growing!
Wigan borough care home earns itself a positive rating from watchdogs
A care home has been judged to be 'good' after an inspection by watchdogs.
Wigan charity opens new space to keep residents warm this winter
A Wigan charity has opened a new space to keep residents to keep people warm during the winter months.
UK's biggest dog: Meet the 18-stone 'gentle giant' thought to be UK's biggest dog - with £4,000-a-year diet
Meet the UK's biggest dog, an 18 stone 'gentle giant' who eats an entire chicken dinner a day - at a cost of £4k a year.