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Wigan’s new Mayor revealed (23/05/2013)
The new Mayor and Deputy Mayor for Wigan in 2013/14 have been revealed.
Digital takeover in Wigan (23/05/2013)
Wigan’s biggest ever digital event will take over Wigan and Leigh town centres next week.
Young offenders in Wigan get a lesson in discipline from Blue Watch (20/05/2013)
Young offenders in Wigan spent a morning with firefighters as part of a Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) pilot project designed to make them think differently about car crime, fire setting and discipline.
Town comes together to celebrate Wigan’s Wembley wonders (17/05/2013)
A homecoming to mark Wigan Athletic’s historic FA Cup victory will be one of the biggest parties the town has ever seen. That’s according to Wigan Council who are encouraging fans to celebrate with the players in the town centre this Monday.
Now’s the time to set your stall out in Wigan (14/05/2013)
Ever wanted to run your own market stall but not had the support to make it happen? Now could be the time to take the opportunity to set up stall on Wigan outdoor market thanks to a new initiative launching during the national ‘Love Your Local Market’ campaign this month.
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind (13/05/2013)
Wigan Leisure and Culture Trust Active Living Team are inviting everyone in the borough to find out more about how to train for a fit and active mind at a special activity taster session at Wigan's Robin Park.
Top tips to avoid being scammed (10/05/2013)
In the wake of new national figures revealing 22,000 scams were reported to the Citizens Advice service in England and Wales last year, Wigan Council's Citizens Advice and Trading Standards team provide top tips to avoid falling victim to these type of cons.
Preparing for adulthood (08/05/2013)
An event designed to prepare young people, with learning difficulties or disabilities, for adulthood will be held next week.
Fans invited to wave Wigan Athletic off on their way to Wembley (08/05/2013)
Fans of Wigan Athletic will be able to wish their team an FA Cup Final farewell from Wigan North Western train station this Friday (May 10). The club has joined with Wigan Council and Virgin Trains as part of the ‘Believe in Wigan’ campaign to give fans the chance to wave their heroes off as they begin their journey to Wembley and the biggest game in the club’s history.
Killing with kindness campaign launches in Wigan and Leigh (08/05/2013)
Visitors to Wigan and Leigh town centres are being urged to donate their spare change to registered charities, rather than give to individuals begging on the street.