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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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Schools set to lose out on thousands for disadvantaged pupils

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Schools across Wigan Borough will miss out on more than £500k of funding, due to the way the government allocates money for disadvantaged children.
Date:
09/06/2021

Further measures to tackle Delta (B1.617.2) Variant

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Additional measures including surge testing, tracing, isolation support and maximising vaccine uptake, will be deployed rapidly across Greater Manchester and all Lancashire County Council areas.
Date:
08/06/2021

Our Town's Community Heroes Celebrated at Awards Ceremony

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Local heroes across Wigan Borough have been celebrated at an awards ceremony which recognised all those who have gone above and beyond to make their neighbourhood a better place.
Date:
04/06/2021

Working to make major junctions safe

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Works to improve a busy Wigan junction are due to begin.
Date:
03/06/2021

Refocus 'levelling up' strategy and funds, peers tell government

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'Left behind' places will be "short-changed" and inequality will grow if money for the NHS, schools and councils is not protected and 'levelling up' plans are not better targeted, peers have warned.
Date:
24/05/2021

New state-of-the-art archives at Leigh Town Hall will be open to the public in June

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Wigan Council's state-of-the-art archive facilities will be unveiled to the public in June at the newly renovated Grade II listed Leigh Town Hall.
Date:
20/05/2021

Multi-million-pound boost to rejuvenate Wigan town centre

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More than £16.5m has been secured to transform Wigan town centre's high street.
Date:
20/05/2021

Wigan & Leigh to play a part in delivering record-breaking UEFA Women's Euro 2022

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With all 16 teams now confirmed for UEFA Women's EURO 2022, a major ticketing roadmap and legacy programme has been unveiled to illustrate how a record-breaking tournament that has the power to inspire the next generation of players and fans, will be delivered on home soil.
Date:
19/05/2021

Borough cultural programmes bolstered by national investment

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Two three-year programmes bringing Wigan Borough to life through arts and culture have been made possible thanks to national funding.
Date:
19/05/2021

New campaign uses real-life scenarios to help residents identify domestic abuse

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A ground-breaking Wigan Council campaign highlighting the warning signs of domestic abuse has been developed alongside victims.
Date:
18/05/2021
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