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Love Is Not Abuse at the forefront as Wigan Council marks White Ribbon Day

Description
Wigan Council is set to show its support for campaigns to end violence towards women and reaffirm its commitment to the Love Is Not Abuse initiative.
Date:
25/11/2022

Christmas appeal to bring joy to children in need

Description
Staff from some of Wigan Borough's biggest organisations are working together to give children a brighter Christmas this year by asking for donations from their workforce for toys, food hampers and selection boxes for delivery on Christmas eve.
Date:
23/11/2022

Works Start on Standish Mineral Line Extension

Description
A Wigan Council project to extend the Standish Mineral Line has begun, extending this popular walking and cycling route from junction 27 of the M6 through to Preston Road.
Date:
22/11/2022

Community recruitment events underway

Description
Wigan Borough residents who play a part in their community are being encouraged to consider a new career with the local authority.
Date:
22/11/2022

Network of spaces dedicated to keeping residents warm this winter announced by Wigan Council

Description
Community organisations and council buildings across Wigan Borough have opened their doors wide open to keep residents warm throughout the winter months in response to the rising cost of living.
Date:
22/11/2022

Wigan Council Wiping Out the Weeds

Description
Wigan Council has launched a 'Weeds Wipe Out', to tidy up key routes and ensure our borough is looking its best.
Date:
18/11/2022

Council issues stark warning over budget fears

Description
Wigan Council has issued a stark warning to government, calling for them to #SaveLocalServices ahead of this week's Autumn Statement.
Date:
18/11/2022

It's "Lift Off" at the high-rise blocks

Description
A £3m Wigan Council project to replace 14 lifts across high-rise flats in Scholes Village is underway.
Date:
17/11/2022

Believe in Business Festival is Back!

Description
A new festival for Wigan Borough - developed by business for business – will now make its debut in the new year.
Date:
17/11/2022

Free parking scheme extended ahead of festive season

Description
Free parking in Wigan and Leigh town centres will be extended once again by Wigan Council in time for the festive season.
Date:
15/11/2022
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