Party on Platt Bridge! (21/11/2007)
Residents in Platt Bridge will be Rockin Around the Christmas Tree on Saturday December 8 at their annual Christmas Party.
A577 Closure (21/11/2007)
The A577 from the M6 at Orrell into Wigan will be closed this weekend for urgent sewer repair work. The road will be shut to all traffic at the Pemberton crossroads with Fleet Street and White Street.
Christmas is on the cards in Ashton (21/11/2007)
The festive season is more than just window dressing in Ashton…but there’s plenty of that as well. And to usher in the yuletide cheer the community will be joining forces with one of the town’s most popular stores to reveal its fabulous ‘ Christmas window’.
Skates on for a great Christmas (21/11/2007)
The magic of Christmas will come spectacularly to life in Hindley on Saturday December 8, with the town’s very own ice-rink.
Young people get drink aware through dance (20/11/2007)
The consequences of binge drinking were made clear to 150 young people on Friday (November 16th), during a night of dance at Robin Park Indoor Sports Centre. Arcane Dance and five local youth groups produced a series of lively routines exploring the issue.
Anglo-Welshman Angers Wigan (20/11/2007)
He’s Sunderland born, Swansea bred, educated in Nottingham – and he’s Wigan’s latest ambassador to twin town Angers!
Christmas is going to be great in Golborne (20/11/2007)
Golborne will be full of Christmas fun this year.
Opening Doors - New year, New start, New home? (19/11/2007)
It’s twice as difficult for first-time buyers to get on the property ladder today as it was 10 years ago, with an average house price in Wigan Borough of more than £128,000 it’s easy to see why. But what prospective young house-hunters in our borough may not know is that an innovative new council project could make it possible for them to move into their very-own brand new home.
Santa’s Gone Surfing (19/11/2007)
He may be one of the oldest Christmas traditions, but this year Santa’s going all hi-tech to help him through the busy festive season. It had to happen sooner or later…Father Christmas has finally joined the IT revolution and over the festive period he’ll be going on-line for ‘virtual visits’.
Car sales - Don’t hit the road! (19/11/2007)
We all know that buying a car can be a stressful business. Deciding on the make, model and price that’s right for you can be fraught with difficulties. So if you are in the market for a new motor, don’t add to the stress by taking additional risks.