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Food for thought (30/04/2013)
Libraries across Wigan Borough have joined a major drive to help prevent people in need from going hungry.
Full Steam ahead for a Bumper Bank Holiday! (29/04/2013)
Wigan'sTrencherfield Mill will host a bumper Bank Holiday Heritage Day on Monday 6 May.
From Russia with "Grove" (29/04/2013)
Igor Butman is a virtuoso who has gained near mythical status in his motherland and this year he'll be bringing his big band to Wigan for a rare festival appearance.
Widow of murdered naval officer to be given the Elizabeth Cross (25/04/2013)
The family of a naval officer from Standish will be presented with a medal in his honour at a special ceremony at Wigan town hall on Friday (April 26). His widow, Gillian, will be awarded the Elizabeth Cross by the Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester Warren Smith.
Triple ASBO Action (25/04/2013)
Three people found guilty of drunk and disorderly behaviour and criminal damage have been served anti-social behaviour orders.
Local residents urged to act now (25/04/2013)
Residents of Wigan Borough are being urged to protect themselves against measles, mumps and rubella as figures show a dramatic rise in the number of measles cases in the borough.
Catch the culprits (24/04/2013)
Wigan Borough residents are being asked to help catch the culprits who don’t clean up after their dog.
Council appeals for Wembley train re-think (19/04/2013)
The Leader of Wigan Council has written to Sir Richard Branson to ask Virgin Trains to reconsider rail schedules which could leave hundreds of Latics’ supporters stranded in London after the FA Cup Final.
Heart specialist made star of Life Centre (18/04/2013)
Dr Nayyar Naqvi, the heart specialist who gave Wigan and Leigh its first class cardiology service, has been awarded his very own star placed in the grounds of Wigan Life Centre North.
In Search of Precious Memories (17/04/2013)
Wigan Leisure and Culture Trust is hoping to recreate the past for those with dementia with plans to launch monthly reminiscence sessions at Hindley Library.