|Labour||Seats 62||Seats +/- -1|
|Independent||Seats 11||Seats +/- +1|
|Conservative||Seats 2||Seats +/- +1|
|Liberal Democrat||Seats 0||Seats +/- -1|
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Latest updates Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council
Hundreds are attending Wigan's first ever Pride festival, which organisers say was inspired by a visit from Sir Ian McKellan, who grew up in the town.
A Wigan councillor who spent thousands of pounds calling adult chat lines steps down.
A woman is forced to pay a £650 fine for dropping a cigarette butt in Wigan - despite not smoking and never visiting the town.
Residents in Greater Manchester will choose their first directly-elected mayor in May next year, the government confirms.
A boy who collects street lamps has his Christmas lit up by an unexpected present from his local council.
Evidence gathered by police into claims of historical abuse at a former Wigan care home is being considered by the Crown Prosecution Service.
Budget retailer Poundland plans to create hundreds of jobs in Wigan by building a distribution centre in Ashton-in-Makerfield.
Labour takes total control of Manchester City Council in the local elections.
Sir Ian McKellen, who played Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies, is to be honoured by his childhood hometown of Wigan.
Greater Manchester is to become the first English region to get full control of its health spending, as part of an extension of devolved powers.