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Outstanding CQC rating for 'exceptional' social care service

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A service which helps people return to independence at home after a hospital admission or following illness or disability has been rated outstanding once again.
Date:
26/06/2019

Leigh town centre housing development out for consultation

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Leigh residents are being asked for their views on two potential new housing developments in the town centre.
Date:
26/06/2019

Leading think tank recommends Wigan Deal as a model for the NHS

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Leading think tank calls on the NHS to learn from the Wigan Deal model of transformation
Date:
26/06/2019

'Love your Liver' with a free liver check

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Men and women in the borough are being encouraged to get a free liver check.
Date:
21/06/2019

Become a Shared Lives champion and change a life

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"You get a lot from it, you don't need to have money, just the time to help someone", are the words of a Leigh mum who is encouraging others to consider becoming a Shared Lives champion.
Date:
20/06/2019

Doing nothing is not an option, it's time to talk about clean air

Description
Wigan Borough residents are being encouraged to take part in Greater Manchester's clean air conversation and shape proposals which aim to tackle our air pollution levels.
Date:
20/06/2019

The Fire Within sparks national recognition

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Wigan Borough's ground-breaking cultural hub at The Galleries shopping centre, The Fire Within, has been shortlisted for a national award.
Date:
20/06/2019

Recycling waste at the touch of a button

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Recycling household waste in Wigan and Leigh will soon be easier than ever following the introduction of electronic permits.
Date:
19/06/2019

Westleigh Methodist Primary School shortlisted for the Teaching Oscars

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Westleigh Methodist Primary School is one of just a handful of schools from across England, Wales and Northern Ireland to be shortlisted for Primary School of the Year for the Pearson National Teaching Awards.
Date:
19/06/2019

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

Description
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
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