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Woodland Wanderer returns for half-term at Haigh Woodland Park

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The Haigh Woodland Wanderer bus will return for the half-term school break with families encouraged to hop on and take a trip to Haigh Woodland Park.
Date:
20/10/2021

Wigan Borough's Christmas countdown

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An eclectic mix of festive activities will descend on Wigan Borough next month as the popular 'Frost Fest' returns for its third year.
Date:
20/10/2021

Giant puppet symbolising a child refugee girl visits Wigan town centre

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Little Amal will visit Wigan town centre as she nears the end of her 8,000km journey from the Turkish-Syrian border to Manchester.
Date:
20/10/2021

Wigan Borough's parks green flags fly high as they keep mark of excellence

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Flags are flying high at five of Wigan Borough's parks this week as they keep their top spot among some of the best green spaces in the world.
Date:
19/10/2021

Pedestrians prioritised in new proposals

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Leisure activities, pedestrians and cyclists are all prioritised in new proposals for Leigh.
Date:
18/10/2021

New programme launched to encourage entrepreneurs to get people cycling and walking in Wigan Borough

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Budding entrepreneurs with a passion for cycling and walking can apply for a new programme that could inspire travel change across Wigan Borough.
Date:
15/10/2021

Bright future secured for outdoor education centres

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An exciting new era has been secured for Wigan Council's outdoor education centres in the Lake District.
Date:
13/10/2021

Covid-19 photography exhibition on display in Wigan town centre

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A sobering photography collection by a Wigan Borough front-line worker is now on display in Wigan Life Centre.
Date:
08/10/2021

Wigan Council says 'Go Green' for a cleaner, greener planet

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Residents, communities and businesses across Wigan Borough are being invited to get involved in Wigan Council's first ever Go Green Week – a collection of online content focused around raising awareness of the climate emergency.
Date:
08/10/2021

GM Clean Air Zone Financial Support Scheme for HGVs to launch in November

Description
A financial support scheme to upgrade or retrofit Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) to comply with the GM-wide Clean Air Zone will open to applications this Autumn.
Date:
07/10/2021
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