The Wigan Evening Post
is an evening tabloid newspaper sold from Monday to Saturday in the town and Metropolitan Borough of Wigan in western Greater Manchester
(formerly southern Lancashire) including Leigh, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Newton-le-Willows and Standish.
It was founded in the 1950s as the Wigan Evening Post & Chronicle. It’s published by Lancashire Publications, a subdivision of Lancashire Evening Post Ltd, based in Preston, which publishes the Lancashire Evening Post (of which the Wigan Evening Post is a spin-off) and which is owned by Edinburgh-based regional press giants, Johnston Press.
It share editorial offices in Wigan and a website with two weekly tabloids, the paid-for Wigan Observer and the freesheet Wigan Reporter.
An app for the Evening Post and Observer is available for iOS and Android devices.
- Wigan Evening Post
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