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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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Why we are confronting domestic abuse

Description
Christmas time will once again see an increase in domestic abuse incidents in Wigan Borough. Our lead member for domestic abuse Cllr Paula Wakefield explains why she is determined to bring this major issue out of the shadows.
Date:
17/12/2018

Families welcome more affordable housing in Wigan Borough

Description
Young families, couples and professionals are just some of the people who could benefit from a brand new affordable housing scheme in Wigan Borough.
Date:
25/10/2018

Thinking about adoption?

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Residents in Wigan Borough are being asked if they could open their home and their heart to a child in need of a loving home.
Date:
17/10/2018

Group takeover Wigan allotments so more people can grow their own

Description
An overgrown allotment site in Wigan Borough is being brought back to life for the whole community to grow their own.
Date:
29/06/2018

The Deal Conference

Description
Public servants from across the UK descended on Wigan on Wednesday 27th September to find out more about The Deal.
Date:
28/09/2017

Fallen solider honoured with street naming 100 years after being awarded Victoria Cross

Description
A Wigan street is to be named after soldier Lance Corporal Thomas Woodcock this week, 100 years after he was awarded the Victoria Cross.
Date:
12/09/2017

Nice-Pak sign Wigan Borough's armed forces covenant

Description
The company behind a world class manufacturing base in Wigan, has pledged its support to the armed forces community.
Date:
01/09/2017

Believe in Leigh

Description
Leigh residents submit ideas on how to spend £4m.
Date:
14/08/2017

Council tenants encouraged to download ReportIT

Description
New ReportIT app developments allow all residents, including council housed tenants, to report even more issues at the tip of their fingers.
Date:
12/06/2017

Experience a World War One trench this Armed Forces Day

Description
Military displays, musical entertainment and a World War One simulation dome will come to Leigh Civic Square next weekend as Armed Forces Day returns.
Date:
12/06/2017
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