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Alison set for top job at Wigan Council

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A senior council officer who is set to become Wigan Council's new chief executive has spoken of her pride and delight at being chosen for the role.
Date:
23/01/2019

Highest autism accolade for Atherton primary school

Description
A Wigan Borough school for children with complex needs has become the first local authority primary in the North West to achieve a top accreditation for its work supporting pupils with autism.
Date:
22/01/2019

Sports stars celebrate in style

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Award winning local sports champions have been honoured by the Mayor of Wigan Borough at a special reception.
Date:
21/01/2019

GMSF consultation officially open

Description
The draft plan of the new Greater Manchester Spatial Framework was revealed last week and today (Monday 21st January) the official consultation launched for people to have their say.
Date:
21/01/2019

Planning department to embrace digital ways of working

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Smarter working and improved digital systems could help process 1,800 applications to a council's planning department per year, a report suggests.
Date:
16/01/2019

Housing demand met for the first time

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Almost 950 new homes were built in the borough in the last financial year, meaning that Wigan Council surpassed its housing delivery requirements for 2018 for the first time in a decade.
Date:
16/01/2019

Losing weight and raising pounds for a good cause

Description
The team responsible for keeping Wigan Borough's streets clean and parks green decided it was time for some personal maintenance.
Date:
15/01/2019

Outstanding rating for children's home

Description
A short breaks service for children and young people with complex needs has been rated Outstanding by Ofsted once again.
Date:
15/01/2019

Sandalwood Drive contractor appointed

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Regeneration of a Wigan cul-de-sac blighted by anti-social behaviour is one step closer now a contractor has been appointed.
Date:
11/01/2019

Wigan Council leader unveils borough's new draft plan for the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework

Description
The leader of Wigan Council has unveiled Wigan Borough's revised part of Greater Manchester's plan for homes, jobs and the environment.
Date:
07/01/2019
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