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Shaun Wane and Martin Ainscough get permanent recognition for services to sport and business

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Rugby legend, Shaun Wane, and prolific businessman, Martin Ainscough CBE DL, will be formally recognised for their services to sport and business with a civic reception.
Date:
17/06/2019

Public health progress to continue in Wigan Borough following Government decision

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The senior councillor responsible for adult social care and health in Wigan borough has welcomed the government's decision for public health responsibilities to remain with councils.
Date:
14/06/2019

Wigan's digital journey continues

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A series of free events bringing together some of the most tech-savvy individuals and businesses is coming to town.
Date:
14/06/2019

It's that blooming lovely time of year again

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With just over a week to go before the deadline closes for this year's In Bloom entries, residents in Wigan Borough are being encouraged to make it another year to remember.
Date:
12/06/2019

Sunbed salon underage crackdown proves a success

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Sunbed salons across the borough are being asked to stay vigilant in the run up to the busy school prom season after an undercover operation showed big improvements in the rate of checks for underage customers.
Date:
11/06/2019

Wigan streets ahead with national award

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An inspirational project to help young people in Wigan and Leigh change their lives through sport has won a major award.
Date:
10/06/2019

Support on offer for local carers

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Carers across Wigan Borough are being encouraged to access the wealth of advice and support available to them.
Date:
10/06/2019

Orwell book collection to be permanently housed at Wigan museum

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A unique collection of books giving a rare insight into the work of George Orwell will be housed at the Museum of Wigan Life indefinitely.
Date:
10/06/2019

Don't idle, let's cycle!

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A man from Greater Manchester has shown his support for a cycle path connecting Leigh with Manchester through the art of rhyme.
Date:
10/06/2019

New recycling scheme at Wigan Crematorium starts

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A new initiative is underway at Wigan Crematorium where unwanted frames and silk flowers can be reused for families who may not be in a position to afford items of remembrance for their loved ones.
Date:
06/06/2019
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