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Hard work and motivation a recipe for success as Liam celebrates new job joy

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As young people across Wigan Borough donned their backpacks for the beginning of the new academic year, one resident was celebrating the start of his own new chapter after landing a job at a school.
Date:
15/09/2021

Outcomes of Golborne and Lowton survey revealed

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Improvements to traffic flow and congestion have been identified as the most important issues for residents in Golborne and Lowton.
Date:
14/09/2021

The importance of harnessing our heritage - Councillor Terry Halliwell

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Ensuring that Wigan Borough's heritage is properly recognised and celebrated and that our unique buildings are conserved for the benefit of everyone.
Date:
10/09/2021

Awards success again for Wigan Council

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Wigan Council has been lauded for its #TeamWigan ethic and response to the pandemic in being named UK Council of the Year for 2021.
Date:
10/09/2021

An important day for the borough's heritage as mining statue is unveiled

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An official unveiling of a statue designed to commemorate Wigan Borough's mining history is one of several events taking place this weekend.
Date:
09/09/2021

Inspiring hope across Wigan Borough

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Today is the start of a four-week drive to encourage open conversations about mental wellbeing in Wigan Borough.
Date:
09/09/2021

Big Listening Festival - Climate change

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Councillor Paul Prescott blog about the Big Listening Festival - Climate change
Date:
08/07/2021

Join our digital conversation on Empowering Communities

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Many of our communities became stronger and closer during the pandemic. But how do we support and keep listening to communities as we recover?
Date:
23/06/2021

Work begins on The Road to Wigan Pier

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Work to better connect the Wigan Pier Quarter with Wigan town centre starts today (21 June).
Date:
21/06/2021

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
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