Tyldesley Library set for Temporary Closure (31/05/2007)
Tyldesley Library will be closed to the public for refurbishment from Tuesday 12th June. The closure is temporary and is to allow for contractors to complete redecoration and building work.
Thirty Days and Counting to Smoke Free Leisure (31/05/2007)
It’s 30 days and counting until people across Wigan Borough will be guaranteed to enjoy their leisure time in a smoke free environment.Leisure Venues, Haigh Hall, sports centres, libraries, the Tourist Information Centre, and all other buildings and staff locations managed by Wigan Leisure Culture Trust will be officially ‘smoke free’ from Sunday 1st July.
Beginning of a new age for older people (31/05/2007)
One hundred older residents from around the borough come face-to-face with council staff on Monday (4th June) to tell them what they think about the services they receive.
Keep on recycling! (30/05/2007)
Wigan Council’s busy household waste recycling centre on Frog Lane in Wigan will remain open during upcoming roadworks.
Housing chiefs’ eviction plea: talk to us before losing your home (30/05/2007)
Council tenants who are at risk of losing their homes because of rent arrears have been urged by Wigan and Leigh Housing: come and talk to us.
The Flowerchildren of Standish (30/05/2007)
Schools around Standish are looking brighter and more colourful than ever, thanks to a partnership of pupils and Wigan Council’s Street Scene team.
Wigan to mark the world’s struggle with slavery (30/05/2007)
Two hundred years ago this month (May 1807) the ‘Abolition of Slave Trade Bill’, was enacted into law, and the slave trade became a criminal act. Yet the slave trade is still very much a part of modern day life and touches many people – even here in Wigan.
Bye, bye Brian (29/05/2007)
Leigh Township Forum bade fond farewell to its Joint Chair, former Leigh East councillor and ex-Mayor of Wigan Brian Jarvis, at its last meeting.
Robin Park Arena Hosts Primary Schools Games (29/05/2007)
Over 600 budding young sport stars will head to Robin Park Arena in June to take part in the Wigan Borough Primary Schools Festival.