Plans for three billion pounds of investment in Greater Manchester’s public transport network, partly funded by a peak-time congestion charge on vehicles travelling in and out of Manchester city centre, have generated masses of local and national media coverage.
Fascinating evidence of Wigan’s Roman and medieval past has been uncovered during the latest archaeological dig to take place in the town centre.
A charity that has helped the borough’s blind residents for almost a century is appealing for new members.
They say you should never work with children and animals – but no one told Steven Lewis-Neill!
Two paintings by acclaimed Wigan artist Theodore Major have been bequeathed to the council by a former Leigh GP.
HUNDREDS of satisfied young customers are finding that, when it comes to getting to and from school, their new favourite colour is yellow.
Round two of restoration plans for Mesnes Park has been given the green light by lottery chiefs.
A year after a Government report highlighted the problem of litter in Wigan, independent figures show the borough is getting cleaner.
When it comes to the latest must-have kit, Wigan Council is leading the way thanks to a unique striking partnership.
ON the second night Rob Owen slept rough he was kicked and beaten by three men as he sought solace in the shadow of Wigan Parish Church.
Everybody’s talking about the credit crunch….. and everybody’s feeling it.
WE’VE had the sports village... the development of the former Bickershaw Colliery is under way… and now it’s time for Leigh town centre to take the spotlight.
WHEN it comes to raising money for worthy causes at Christmas-time the borough’s deputy mayor has got an idea that really will ‘sleigh ‘em’.
CHRISTMAS is traditionally a time of over-indulgence when it comes to eating and drinking – but unless you take proper care in the kitchen, your turkey treat could turn into a seasonal stomach upset.