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Borough Life - Spring 2015

In this edition read about the exciting regeneration plans for the borough and find out more about the Believe in Her campaign.

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All news releases are issued by the council's Public Relations team. For general media enquiries, telephone 01942 827446 or email pr@wigan.gov.uk.

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Thousands of children take part in crucial safety workshop

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More than 1,800 children from across Wigan Borough have learnt life-saving safety tips thanks to an interactive learning event.
Date:
07/07/2015

Discover Angers from a new angle

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Take a tour of Angers, Wigan Borough's twin town, without needing your passport at a photographic exhibition in Wigan town centre.
Date:
02/07/2015

Green light for hundreds of new homes in Leigh

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An application to create hundreds of high quality new homes in Leigh has been approved.
Date:
02/07/2015

Author rediscovers his love of reading and writing

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Alan Miller had his life turned upside down almost five years ago when he was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa, but with the help of the council's sensory team he's getting his life back on track.
Date:
01/07/2015

Council lend a hand at Sunshine House

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Centre manager of Sunshine House in Scholes, Barbara Nettleton, has praised the efforts of Wigan Council officers, who rushed to help after vandals broke into the community centre.
Date:
01/07/2015

Advice to stay cool during hot weather

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With temperatures expected to remain hot into the rest of the week Wigan Council has been advising people how to enjoy the weather while looking after themselves and others during the rising temperatures.
Date:
30/06/2015

Armed Forces Day in Wigan the "biggest and best yet"

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Armed Forces Day in Wigan was hailed as the "biggest and best" yet as thousands lined the streets to salute serving members and veterans.
Date:
29/06/2015

International credit union visitors learn more about Wigan

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A group of Romanian credit union workers have been welcomed to Wigan Borough as part of a fact finding mission of the UK.
Date:
26/06/2015

UK's largest indoor fishery opens its doors

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The UK's largest indoor fishery opened its doors for the first time earlier this week.
Date:
26/06/2015

The BBC visits Wigan for a new series of Call the Council

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BBC's daytime programme Call the Council is coming back to television screens across the country and this time throws open the doors to Wigan Council HQ.
Date:
26/06/2015
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