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Pioneering approach to culture praised by community

Description
A Greater Manchester town's pioneering approach to positioning the area as a hub of culture has been hailed as 'exemplar' and offering a 'sense of belonging' by local artists and members of the community.
Date:
Thursday 4th March 2021

Cabinet approval for Historic Environment preservation plans

Description
A new strategy aimed at protecting Wigan Borough's heritage sites and using them to guide regeneration will be adopted following a public consultation.
Date:
Monday 22nd February 2021

Give your views on busy borough junction changes

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Residents and businesses are being asked to give their views on a junction improvement scheme in Wigan town centre.
Date:
Friday 19th February 2021

Place and Community Safety Partnership rises to the challenge

Description
Multi-agency teamwork has been keeping communities in Wigan Borough safe during lockdown while also boosting efforts to prevent crime and anti-social behaviour.
Date:
Friday 19th February 2021

Work to begin on major borough junction

Description
Plans to improve traffic capacity and provide new walking and cycling facilities at a major Wigan junction are due to begin next week.
Date:
Thursday 21st January 2021

Becca Heron on The Galleries: 'Doing nothing is not an option'

Description
We have taken a massive positive step forward this week after selecting the joint venture strategic development partners who will help us to bring our Galleries25 vision to life over the next five years.
Date:
Friday 18th December 2020

Wigan Council appoints Galleries25 as Strategic Development Partner

Description
Wigan Council has officially announced that Galleries25 has been appointed as the Strategic Development Partner for the redevelopment of the Galleries Shopping Centre in Wigan.
Date:
Tuesday 15th December 2020

Believe in Leigh takes shape

Description
Ambitious plans to improve connectivity, build new housing and drive investment into Leigh are underway.
Date:
Monday 14th December 2020

Borough link road complete

Description
A new road providing better connectivity to Wigan town centre is now open. The A49 link road was officially unveiled by the leader of Wigan Council, Coun David Molyneux, today.
Date:
Friday 26th June 2020

Thousands of small businesses receive grant funding in Wigan Borough

Description
More than £27m has been distributed in Wigan Borough to support small businesses throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.
Date:
Wednesday 15th April 2020
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