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Wigan Council outlines plans for 'fairer and secure future' in recovery framework

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Building a fairer local economy, continuing to draw on the strength of the borough's communities that care and pushing its green agenda form key parts of Wigan Council's recovery plans.
Date:
27/05/2020

Community groups looking to take over a former Wigan Borough library building

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Community groups looking to take over a former Wigan Borough library building have been given more time to submit formal plans to secure its future.
Date:
22/05/2020

Attracting wildlife and wildflowers to Wigan Borough as new project starts

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´╗┐Wigan Council is embarking on a new project which could attract wildlife and species of wildflowers never usually seen in the borough.
Date:
20/05/2020

Be kind to yourself and others

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Residents in Wigan borough are being encouraged to carry out small acts of kindness to support others and boost their own mental health.
Date:
15/05/2020

Mobile testing unit coming to Wigan

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A mobile coronavirus testing unit will arrive in Wigan next week, giving public sector key workers the opportunity to get tested closer to home.
Date:
15/05/2020

Helpline offers wide-ranging support as COVID-19 response develops

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A community helpline set up by Wigan Council as part of its COVID-19 response is offering a wider range of support.
Date:
11/05/2020

Why choose fostering?

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A Wigan couple is sharing their experience of fostering after being carers in the borough for 33 years.
Date:
11/05/2020

How we took the lockdown pressure off our foster carers

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With the lockdown set to continue for the near future at least, many families are feeling the pressure of spending 24 hours a day together.
Date:
07/05/2020

Keeping our care homes all aglow

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Residents in Wigan Borough's care homes received surprise treats this week as the nation prepares to celebrate VE Day.
Date:
07/05/2020

Provisions in place to support safety of cyclists and walkers amid Covid-19 measures

Description
New proposals to support walkers and cyclists to safely adhere to social distancing measures in Wigan Borough have been approved.
Date:
06/05/2020
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