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

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

Recording Wigan Borough's Covid-19 experiences

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Residents are being asked to record their experience of life in lockdown to share with future generations.
Date:
06/05/2020

Not your usual guests: How one hotel has opened its doors to support the Covid-19 response

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The Mercure Hotel in Wigan is usually home to guests travelling for business or pleasure, but in recent weeks it has played a crucial role in Wigan's response to Covid-19, providing a lifeline to many vulnerable residents.
Date:
06/05/2020

Council leader reacts to latest funding package

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Concerns about the extent of financial help for local government during the COVID-19 emergency have been voiced by the leader of Wigan Council.
Date:
01/05/2020

Generous donations boost borough's Covid-19 response

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A vote of thanks has been issued to all the businesses and organisations offering a helping hand to Wigan Borough's COVID-19 response efforts.
Date:
30/04/2020

Volunteers thanked by leader of the council

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Hundreds of volunteers have been thanked for their commitment to supporting Wigan Borough's response to Covid-19.
Date:
27/04/2020

VE Day celebrations in Wigan Borough

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With two weeks until the nation marks the 75th anniversary of VE Day, residents are being urged to decorate their homes, windows and gardens to turn Wigan Borough red, white and blue.
Date:
24/04/2020

Council says thank you to key workers

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A thank you message has been painted outside a number of buildings in Wigan and Leigh for key workers.
Date:
24/04/2020

Ramadan guidance

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The Islamic sacred month of Ramadan begins at the end of this week.
Date:
23/04/2020

Deputy leader hails borough's compassionate care sector heroes

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Dedicated social care staff in Wigan Borough have been hailed as unsung heroes as they continue to provide crucial support for the most vulnerable during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Date:
21/04/2020
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