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Gold-standard support to the armed forces community

Description
One Greater Manchester council has been acknowledged with a gold level 'Employer Recognition' award by the Ministry of Defence for its commitment to supporting the armed forces community.
Date:
05/08/2020

Penalty increases for litter louts and fly-tippers

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Fines for littering and fly-tipping are set to increase in the borough as the council looks to press ahead with ambitions of being litter free by 2030.
Date:
03/08/2020

£500,000 investment for safer streets in Leigh

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More than half a million pounds has been secured to tackle anti-social behaviour and improve safety for residents in Leigh.
Date:
30/07/2020

First Bee Network scheme celebrates one year

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The region's first cycling and walking route as part of the Greater Manchester Bee Network scheme has reached the one-year milestone.
Date:
30/07/2020

Improved access and new attractions are a 'breath of fresh air' for Three Sisters visitors

Description
Two new bridges, over 3km of wheelchair accessible pathways and two specially designed trails for the borough's youngest residents are some of the latest improvements to Three Sisters nature reserve park thanks to an injection of funding.
Date:
27/07/2020

Last chance to see The Fire Within exhibition

Description
A thought-provoking art and culture exhibition in Wigan Borough will reopen for two weeks for visitors to experience.
Date:
24/07/2020

Wigan and Leigh life centres to reopen their doors next week

Description
Book lovers across Wigan Borough will soon be able to get their fix of literature again and residents will be able to access a range of services as life centres reopen with new measures in place to keep visitors and staff safe.
Date:
24/07/2020

Sport England to help more women play football with £1m legacy investment into UEFA Women's EURO 2022

Description
Wigan Borough has been awarded a share of £1m of National Lottery funding by Sport England to try increase the number of women playing football in the borough.
Date:
23/07/2020

Working together to keep people safe over summer

Description
A local partnership tasked with keeping people safe is gearing up to prevent and reduce crime and anti-social behaviour over summer.
Date:
22/07/2020

Criminal offence to enter Pagefield Mill

Description
A closure order has been granted for Pagefield Mill in Wigan, making it a criminal offence to trespass onto the site.
Date:
22/07/2020
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