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Wigan Athletic to sponsor Wigan Pride celebrations for fourth consecutive year

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For the fourth year running, Wigan Athletic will be showing their support for Wigan Pride by helping to sponsor the event in the town centre on Saturday 10th August 2019.
Date:
17/04/2019

Increase in children securing place at chosen primary school

Description
More than 98 per cent of pupils in Wigan Borough will be starting reception later this year at one of their preferred primary schools.
Date:
16/04/2019

Local business donates sporting equipment to community group

Description
A Wigan Borough business supporting adults following accidents has donated sports equipment to a community group that raises funds for local children.
Date:
16/04/2019

Have you got what it takes to escape?

Description
A new business challenging people to find clues to help them escape from rooms is opening in Wigan town centre.
Date:
15/04/2019

Work starts on new £8m scheme of 72 affordable homes near Wigan town centre

Description
Work is underway to build 72 new affordable homes close to Wigan town centre in partnership with the council.
Date:
09/04/2019

New project preserving unique copies of posters from the 1910 election

Description
More than one hundred posters from the 1910 elections will be saved from deterioration thanks to new funding.
Date:
08/04/2019

Put your dancing shoes on

Description
There's no age limit to having fun at a new night in Wigan which hopes to connect people to their community.
Date:
05/04/2019

Wigan and Leigh sports clubs back plan to make games autism friendly

Description
The three top sports teams in Wigan Borough have backed an initiative to improve the match day experience for residents with autism.
Date:
03/04/2019

Get ready for the Guardians of the Galleries volume 2

Description
Wigan town centre's Marvel-lous Comic Con event, Guardians of the Galleries, will be back in next weekend for the second time in seven months.
Date:
02/04/2019

Food and drink festival held right the way through summer

Description
What was supposed to be a one-off food festival in Wigan town centre has been extended to take place throughout the summer, thanks to popular demand.
Date:
02/04/2019
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