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Tuesday 22nd April 2014

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Tuesday 22nd April 2014

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Tuesday 22nd April 2014
Wednesday 16th April 2014

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Wednesday 16th April 2014

"Your council needs you" says Wigan boss

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The chief executive of Wigan Council has issued a rallying cry to the public. Donna Hall says: "Your council needs you."
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Wednesday 16th April 2014

Temporary road closure: Hough Lane, Tyldesley

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Hough Lane in Tyldesley will be closed temporarily from next week as part of Transport for Greater Manchester's (TfGM) guided busway scheme.
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Wednesday 16th April 2014

iPads to save taxpayers thousands

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Wigan Borough councillors are embracing the digital revolution to save taxpayers an estimated £50,000 in staff, print and postage costs.
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Wednesday 16th April 2014
Monday 14th April 2014

Getting more for your money

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Taxpayers in Greater Manchester will get more for their money thanks to a new "deal" being pioneered by local public sector bodies in the region.
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Monday 14th April 2014

Spread the word!

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Wigan and Leigh's annual celebration of the written and spoken word returns next month with a programme featuring everything from medieval mystery to murder, monsters and monologues.
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Monday 14th April 2014
Thursday 10th April 2014

15,000 Kids and Counting in Leigh

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Channel 4's hard-hitting documentary 15,000 Kids and Counting has got everybody talking and tonight the programme features local foster carers, Debbie and Chris Bulpitt from Leigh as they prepare to wave goodbye to their first set of foster children.
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Thursday 10th April 2014
Wednesday 9th April 2014

Council planning chief takes to social media to talk Standish housing

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Wigan Council's head of planning will answer questions about house building in Standish during a live session on social media.
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Wednesday 9th April 2014

Avoid bogus council tax company

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Wigan Borough residents are being warned to ignore a company claiming they can receive a council tax refund.
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Wednesday 9th April 2014

Sign up for the second Wigan 10K

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It's time to sign up for the second Wigan 10K and be part of one of the biggest sporting events held in Wigan Borough this year.
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Wednesday 9th April 2014

Top of the class: Multi-million pound boost for Wigan Borough schools

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A multi-million pound investment programme could see hundreds of new school places created across Wigan Borough and millions of pounds used to pay for much needed upgrades at local schools.
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Wednesday 9th April 2014
Tuesday 8th April 2014

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Tuesday 8th April 2014

Seven new dementia services to start up in Leigh

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Seven new dementia services will soon be up and running in Leigh, thanks to the votes of Leigh residents.
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Tuesday 8th April 2014

Changes to council services over the Easter holidays

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Wigan Council has made a few changes to refuse and recycling collections over Easter.
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Tuesday 8th April 2014

Public toilets returning to Leigh town centre

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Work to construct new public toilets in the Spinning Gate shopping centre will begin next week (Monday 14th April) and will be up and running by late July.
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Tuesday 8th April 2014
Monday 7th April 2014

Helen's got the keys to success

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A rising American jazz star has been added to the Wigan International Jazz Festival line up.
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Monday 7th April 2014

Matrix Award proves Wigan Careers Service is top notch

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Wigan Careers Service coordinated a range of successful activities during National Careers Week recently, while also celebrating receiving official recognition for their delivery of high quality information, advice and guidance (IAG).
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Monday 7th April 2014
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