History shows us that one way to tackle a recession is through major public works. That’s why the news that we have won £80m for our Wigan Schools for the Future plans – and finally sealed a deal on the new Wigan library and baths – is so important.
Broadcaster and writer Stuart Maconie has officially unveiled the borough’s fourth local nature reserve.
It’s the scourge of our streets and a real blight on our communities…
PLAYHAY! More than a quarter of play areas in Wigan borough are set to be transformed over the next two years following a £2m funding windfall.
Former coalfield communities hardest hit by the demise of the borough’s mining industry are set to benefit from a new round of investment.
AN incredible turn of speed and what’s been described as the “ultimate” side step earned Wigan winger Billy Boston his rightful title as a rugby league living legend.
They’ve travelled across the world, delighting audiences from Hong Kong to Israel and from Canada to South Africa.
Life begins... multimillion pound town centre complex is underway
A council scheme to create up to 100 apprenticeships over the next twelve months has attracted massive interest.
Borough gets green light for £257m school-building programme.
It used to be called unemployment. These days it’s known as ‘worklessness’. But whatever you call it, helping those who are not working to find jobs or new skills is now the number one challenge for the borough.
Residents speak out on local life.