YOU can hardly pick up a paper or turn on the TV these days without hearing predictions of doom and gloom for public services.
During 2009 and early 2010 Wigan’s historic library, formerly known as the History Shop, received a £1.9m makeover.
WATER result… Brian Holland is delighted after shedding TWO stone in six months thanks to a regular dip at Tyldesley Swimming Pool.
From letters and emails, telephone calls and face-to-face meetings, Wigan Council is on hand to offer advice and support on a whole range of issues.
A pioneering council scheme for getting decent work done on your home has celebrated its first birthday.
Just two years ago, Stubshaw Cross was identified as a hot spot for anti-social behaviour caused by young people.
The Gateway – Wigan borough’s route to the future
As Borough Life was going to press, Wigan’s portion of the council tax looked set to rise by 1.2% in 2010.
Young women from Marsh Green have been busy fixing up cars and breaking down stereotypes after completing a course in basic car maintenance.
Forty two years after leaving her native Holland for the love of an RAF photographer, one of the best-loved figures on the Wigan education scene has been given a rare tribute.
Wetlands and wildlife make borough a natural ‘hotspot’.
The dreadful scenes from Cockermouth last year when water swept down the Cumbrian town’s main street reminded us that around the country over 5 million people live and work in properties at risk of flooding.
Wigan Council is launching the biggest ever spring clean the borough has seen – and we need your help!
Meet two remarkable children who have benefited from the Aiming High programme to support disabled children.