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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 >
The government has been urged to pressure EU states to adequately staff their airports as British travellers face long delays due to increased security checks. New rules have been introduced following terror attacks in Paris and Brussels. Travellers'...read more >
A large-scale review of how the borough's markets are managed has been launched by Wigan Council. The town hall is speaking to traders about the best way forward to enable both indoor and outdoor markets to thrive. Options being discussed include...read more >
A major high street retailer and a leading trade union have rebutted allegations about health and safety breaches at a Wigan depot. Poundland and Usdaw have spoken out after a whistleblower claimed employees were being put at risk because procedures...read more >