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All news releases are issued by the council's Public Relations team. For general media and press enquiries, email pr@wigan.gov.uk.

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Stay clear of 'cold calling' and protect yourself from rip-off rogues

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Residents in the borough are being urged to use a valuable council service and not fall victim to rogue traders offering work on their doorstep.
Date:
11/07/2019

Wigan shortlisted for Future High Street Fund

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Wigan town centre could benefit from a multi-million-pound cash injection.
Date:
09/07/2019

Council staff to be equipped with body cameras

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Frontline enforcement officers will be wearing body cameras in a bid to improve evidence gathering and the safety of staff and residents.
Date:
05/07/2019

Special school plan gets go ahead

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The first phase of a 10-year plan to transform special educational needs provision in Wigan Borough has been approved.
Date:
05/07/2019

New planning policy coming into force for Houses in Multiple Occupancy

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In direct response to resident feedback, Wigan Council's cabinet has agreed that all landlords and developers of properties in Swinley and central Leigh will need planning permission to convert buildings into small 'houses in multiple occupation' (HMO's).
Date:
04/07/2019

Transformation of Leigh Town hall offers opportunities to young engineers

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Transformation of Leigh Town hall offers opportunities to young engineers.
Date:
04/07/2019

Millions spent on keeping the borough clean

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The latest figures from Wigan Council show that in the last financial year the town hall spent more than £4 million of taxpayers' money keeping the borough clean.
Date:
04/07/2019

New performing arts library open in Wigan

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A new performing arts library has opened in Wigan Life Centre – the first of its kind in the North West.
Date:
03/07/2019

Massive expansion for company after Wigan Pier move

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A customer service business based in Wigan Borough is creating hundreds of new jobs after moving to a prime location at the heart of the Wigan Pier Quarter.
Date:
03/07/2019

Knock-out event for borough's Armed Forces Hub

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A charity boxing event to raise funds for Wigan Borough's armed forces hub has totalled almost £20,000.
Date:
03/07/2019
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