Veg Man Fined For Food and Safety Breaches (16/04/2007)
A Leigh fruit and veg merchant has been fined nearly £4,000 for breaching food and healthy and safety regulations.
Eviction for anti-social family (11/04/2007)
A family from Leigh with a catalogue of anti-social behaviour behind them have been evicted from their council home.
Hear, hear! – waiting times for hearing aids slashed after council probe (10/04/2007)
The length of time the borough’s hard-of-hearing wait for a hearing aid to be fitted has been cut by an incredible 50 weeks, following a probe by local councillors.
From the Riviera to the River Dougie! (10/04/2007)
Forget back-packing in the Australian outback, or taking in the scenery of South America! Wigan has become the new desirable destination for international students.
Stars in their eyes (10/04/2007)
Quality begins at home…And to prove it Wigan Council is about the honour nursing and residential homes across the borough as part of a special annual awards’ ceremony.
Council to tackle Sunday parking problems (05/04/2007)
Wigan Council is set to start enforcing parking restrictions on Sundays in areas where unrestricted parking has led to complaints from the public
Exchange and Smart – Teachers turn pupil for Language Lessons (03/04/2007)
When it comes to foreign exchange trips it’s usually the children who are hopping across the Channel to learn more about other languages and cultures. But in Wigan we like to do things a bit differently…
Easter Bin Collections (03/04/2007)
Wigan Council has announced details of refuse and recycling collections across the borough over the Easter period. Services continue as normal, with residents whose collections are due on Friday being asked to put out their bins on Saturday April 7.
Council picks new deputy director for children and young people’s service (02/04/2007)
Wigan Council’s new deputy director of children and young people’s services (CYPS) is to be Deborah Brownlee. Salford-born Deborah, 47, is currently Wigan’s assistant director of CYPS with responsibility for the engagement branch of the department.
Adult Placement - A Friend Dropping In (02/04/2007)
It’s a 15-minute walk from Frances Hill’s house to Stan Green’s Hindley home. And it’s a journey that the dedicated carer has been making virtually every week day, rain or shine, for the past three years.