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Rusty rocks up to Heathside

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The delights of the donkey derby and trips to the seaside were relived for residents at Heathside Residential Home.
Date:
27/05/2016

Wigan Borough celebrates new mayor

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The new Mayor for Wigan Borough for 2016/17 has been officially sworn into office and is looking forward to serving the town over the next 12 months.
Date:
26/05/2016

Big summer clean-up to get the borough blooming

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A summer clean-up has been planned in Wigan Borough to spruce up streets and greenspaces.
Date:
25/05/2016

Haigh Hall transformation begins

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The £6m transformation of Haigh Hall has begun with work well under way to restore the Grand Ballroom to its former glory.
Date:
25/05/2016

Official launch of Wigan Pride

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Wigan Pride 2016 officially launched on Tuesday 17th May at Leigh Town Hall, which was also the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), which celebrates the journey of LGBTQ+ people.
Date:
24/05/2016

Small investment pot opens for community bids

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Community groups and volunteers are being encouraged to bid for a slice of funding as more money is invested in communities in Wigan Borough.
Date:
23/05/2016

Nominate your sporting champion!

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Nominations are now open for the 2016 Believe Sports Awards.
Date:
23/05/2016

The Deal Day' hailed a huge success as hundreds meet their council

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A ground-breaking event which saw a council takeover a town centre to bring services to residents has been hailed a huge success.
Date:
23/05/2016

Anti-social behaviour cut after nuisance gang hit with legal action

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Anti-social behaviour in Atherton has been drastically cut thanks to legal action against a nuisance group who brought trouble to the streets.
Date:
23/05/2016

iPad sessions open up new digital life for pensioner Jean

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A pensioner with a chronic eye condition has spoken of how digital technology is opening up a new chapter in her life thanks to free advice sessions from her local council.
Date:
19/05/2016
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