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Two counter-terrorism detectives have been sacked for skipping night duties during shifts at Manchester Airport. Constables Jason Coman and Jennifer Gold were supposed to be checking passenger lists and intercepting any potential terror suspects. But...read more >
Toys R Us has announced plans to close at least one third of its UK stores, putting up to 800 jobs at risk. The retailer said it was working on a company voluntary agreement (CVA) which would allow it to shed 26 loss-making stores. The company said...read more >
Councillors have given overwhelming backing to plans for dozens of new homes to be built on land previously allocated for industrial use. Wigan Council's planning committee unanimously passed the proposal for 84 houses in Hindley Green. The committee...read more >
The late Duke of Westminster avoided paying inheritance tax on the bulk of his fortune, it was revealed yesterday. Probate records reveal that Gerald Grosvenor, who died in August last year, left a personal estate of £743.4 million, reduced to...read more >
The 10 roads in the borough which have led to the most complaints about potholes can be revealed. Top of the list was Poolstock Lane, in Poolstock, which was the subject of 26 complaints to Wigan Council in the year 2016-17. Close behind were Back...read more >