Take twenty minutes to make your mark (27/04/2007)
With just a few days before the local elections, Wigan Council is reminding people of the importance of spending a few minutes on 3 May, polling day, to go out and vote.
Two’s Up for Gritty and Witty Northern Dramas (25/04/2007)
A double bill of drama and comedy hits the stage in Leigh and Wigan this May as part of Wigan Pier Theatre Company’s programme of community drama events.
People of Leigh – Who Are We? (24/04/2007)
A new exhibition that hopes to get under the skin of Leigh’s residents and uncover the real lives of local people opens at the Turnpike Gallery this May.
Teamwork pays off for council's unsung heroes (23/04/2007)
A dedicated team of builders who sort out tenants’ repairs and look after council property has scooped the top award in Wigan Council's 'team of the year' awards.
It’s Official – Leigh Loves Its Sport! (20/04/2007)
Residents in Leigh have an unquenchable thirst for health, fitness and sport if the initial interest in the soon to be opened Leigh Indoor Sports Centre is anything to go by.
Green Fun for Lowton with a Party in the Park (19/04/2007)
It’s party time in Lowton this weekend so get ready to Spring into action!
‘The Ageless Self’ - New Radio Play Brings Loneliness to Life (19/04/2007)
A new radio play launched in Wigan today brings to life the challenges of isolation and loneliness faced by older people.
GMTV star to honour council staff (17/04/2007)
GMTV broadcaster and former British tennis champion Andrew Castle is visiting Wigan on Friday (20 April) to present the council’s annual team of the year awards. Andrew will host the ceremony at Wigan Investment Centre, which showcases the achievements of council teams who have worked hard to improve services for the borough’s residents.
New Era of Play in Platt Bridge (16/04/2007)
More young people in the Platt Bridge area will be able to discover the delights of play following the opening of a new play area at Foggs Fold.