“Pioneering” school set to open (30/10/2006)
Wigan’s newest school is set to open its doors for the very first time Wednesday (1st November).
Youth Against Hate Crime (30/10/2006)
Young people will stand up against prejudice, intolerance and bigotry on Monday (October 30th) at the largest Hate Crime event ever to be held in Wigan Borough.
Shining Stars - Youth in the Spotlight (30/10/2006)
Young carers from Wigan Borough are focusing on themselves for once, to raise awareness about the issues they face. The youths are creating a short film at Harmony Studios in Bolton to encourage other young people who support a family member to join the Wigan & Leigh Young Carers group.
Council hears some good news (30/10/2006)
A Wigan Council team has become the only one in the country to win a top accolade for the way it provides services to deaf and hard of hearing people. The Revenues and Benefits service has been re-awarded the Louder Than Words charter by RNID, the charity representing the UK’s nine million deaf and hard of hearing people.
Sparrows to the rescue (30/10/2006)
The people of Lowton are being urged to turn out in force next Monday evening (6th November) to help shape the future of their local community centre.
“C’est bon” says Wigan (30/10/2006)
Wigan goes Gallic next week with the return of the popular French market.
Hooked! – Spring View’s Gone Fishing (27/10/2006)
Forget about the one that got away...because angling fans in Spring View have landed a real whopper thanks to Wigan Council’s Youth Offending Team (YOT).
Hindley girls row for kids and pets (26/10/2006)
A group of young women from Hindley are rowing for victims of domestic violence.The girls will take to the water on Wednesday (October 25th) to raise money for Paws for Kids, the North West charity designed to support women, children and their pets when they are trying to escape from a life of violence and abuse to a better and caring future.
Carbon date (25/10/2006)
It’s energy efficiency week, with ‘tonnes‘ of advice on offer about how to cut down environment-polluting carbon emissions.