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Murder · Greater Manchester

Second teenager charged with murder of 30-year-old Thomas Williamson

Joshua Prescott, aged 19, has been charged with murder by police. This comes just two days after Kane Adamson, aged 18, was also charged in relation to his death. Prescott has been remanded in custody ahead of a hearing at Wigan Magistrates Court on the morning of Monday July, 4 2022.See the Story
Wigan · Wigan

Man charged with murder over Wigan street stabbing

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Tom Williamson, 30, was found with multiple stab wounds in Tyldesley, Wigan. He died from his injuries in the early hours of 25 September. An 18-year-old man has been charged with murdering Mr Williamson. He was remanded in custody and is due to appear before magistrates.See the Story
Wigan · Wigan

Wiganers have the chance to meet soap stars during tours of the Coronation Street set

Makers of the popular drama say famous actors or actresses will appear on three specific days, posing for pictures and disclosing filming secrets. Dates are July 16, August 20 and September 3 with time slots available running from 1.45 to 4.45pm at the ITV studios on Trafford Wharf Road, Salford.See the Story
Wigan · Wigan

Spectacular aerial shots of major new Wigan housing estate under construction

Tulach, meaning green place on a hillside, covers 29 acres and will provide energy-efficient two- three- and four-bedroom homes. A total of 268 more homes are being built on the former site of Pemberton Colliery. The images were taken using a drone owned by Wigan Today reader Brian King.See the Story
Wigan · Wigan

Lout who threatened his own dad and twice attacked his car awaits his fate

A man who threatened violence against his own father and twice damaged his car is awaiting sentence.See the Story

Wigan Athletic CEO makes apology for wage delay

Mal Brannigan has apologised to Wigan Athletic’s players and staff after their salaries were paid one working day late for the second month running.See the Story
Wigan · Wigan

Police make arrests in Wigan borough after stopping suspicious vehicle

Officers from C-Relief stopped a suspicious vehicle in the Hindley Green area of Wigan. Two arrests have been made for possession with intent to supply class B drugs. The car has also been seized. Police urge anyone with information about crime in your area to get in touch.See the Story
Wigan · Wigan

Wigan couple deny illegally dealing the prescription tranquilizer diazepam

Glen and Julie Furlong, 52 and 53 respectively, of Millers Lane, Platt Bridge, pleaded not guilty to possessing diazepam with intent to supply, possessing cocaine and also having criminal proceeds, namely cash. They were given unconditional bail until they appear for the first time before a Bolton Crown Court judge on August 3.See the Story

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