Pitch perfect - floodlit ‘3G’ pitches at Leigh Sports Village now open for booking (30/04/2008)
Sport in Leigh enters a new era this week with the news that the artificial pitches at Leigh Sports Village are now open for public booking.
Art With Strangers Welcomes New Friends (30/04/2008)
The Turnpike Gallery showcases international and local artists in its latest exhibition opening on Saturday 17th May 9.30am-3.30pm until 5 July 2008.
Services work together to provide Leisure for all (28/04/2008)
A new scheme will give young people with disabilities more leisure opportunities than ever before.
KilBAM! - Wigan Winger Launches Reading Stars Scheme (25/04/2008)
Wigan Athletic midfielder Kevin Kilbane, affectionately know as Kilbam to his fans, is adding another show-stopping performance to his Premier League career by becoming Latics’ very own Reading Champion for 2008.
Thanks a lot! (25/04/2008)
The venues are set… The guest list has been drawn up… The performers are ready… So let the celebrations begin! One of the biggest events in the borough’s community calendar is almost upon us and this year it promises to be a really cultured affair.
Motoring madness! – hundreds caught driving dangerously (22/04/2008)
Police and council road safety officers caught more than 200 motorists driving illegally in just one day. Officers stopped and spoke to drivers using mobile phones at the wheel and not wearing seatbelts through to people using illegal number plates and other offences.
What a picture! – Vision 2026 goes snap happy (22/04/2008)
It’s time to get your little one in the frame with a free professional portrait photograph. That’s what’s on offer to proud parents from all over Wigan if they take part in an exciting council-backed survey looking at what the future holds for the borough’s youngest citizens.
‘This charming can’ – The Smiths lead the way in recycling (22/04/2008)
It’s official! Lowton is the recycling capital of the borough. To be exact, it’s one family that is leading efforts to save the planet by recycling old cans and tins.
NUT strike action - schools affected (21/04/2008)
The National Union of Teachers (NUT) is staging a 24-hour walkout on Thursday 24th April – the first national strike for 21 years. Find out which schools are affected.