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Wigan animal rescue seeks new owners for hens to save them from slaughter

A Wigan organisation finding new homes for caged hens has announced the date of its next rescue day.See the Story
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Wire boss Powell hits back after Peet criticism

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Wigan Warriors boss Matt Peet criticised Warrington Wolves' academy. Peet said it would be 'demoralising' to work in Warrington's academy. Head coach Daryl Powell said the people who run their academy are 'far from demoralised' Powell also backed his support staff following Peet's comments.See the Story
Wigan · Wigan

Wigan borough firefighters assist police with the removal of a body from a house in Westhoughton

Wigan borough firefighters have helped with removal of a body from a house.See the Story
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Painting by acclaimed Wigan artist that could be snapped up for 99p is exposed as a fake

Isherwood was born, lived and died in Wigan. A prolific artist, he often painted subjects and images from the borough in a style that became known as 'Wigan style' His style has been described as Impressionist/Expressionist. The industrial scene was described as being by the great J Lawrence Isherwood when it first went up for auction.See the Story
Wigan · Wigan

The Fiver | Richarlison heads for tangible reward and glory with … Tottenham

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In today’s Fiver: Richarlison, a big Wigan vacancy and much more besidesSee the Story
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Mum of Wigan battling Joining Jack star issues tearful positive update on new clinical trial

Jack Johnson, 14, suffers from the incurable and life-limiting Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) He has been testing a new drug called Givinostat at Alder Hey Children's Hospital. The study by the Italfarmaco Group was to determine its effects on slowing disease progression.See the Story
Charities · Wigan

Wigan residents set to step into the ring in aid of armed forces charities

Caitlin Sadri, 31, is a beauty therapist and mum-of-four from Astley, near Leigh. Lizzy McGlinchey is a civilian instructor with the 723 (Wigan) squadron of the RAF Air Cadets. The bouts take place at the Hilton, Deansgate, Manchester on Saturday July 2.See the Story
Wigan · Wigan

Last chance to join bike ride from Manchester to Blackpool for Wigan charity

Wigan and Leigh Hospice is offering free transport for anyone riding for the Hindley-based charity in The Christie's ride on Sunday, July 10. The limited places are available for those who want free transport to Manchester and home again from Blackpool at the end of the day. The bike ride is open to anyone aged 14 and over, although those aged 14 to 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.See the Story

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