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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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The Fire Within exhibition to be refreshed

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A fresh look for a Wigan arts and culture hub will see it explore global social issues such as climate change and equality.
Date:
22/10/2019

Hovis® raises community spirit

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A national bakery brand is working with Wigan Borough's voluntary sector in order to reduce food waste.
Date:
21/10/2019

Care home 'angels' help deliver outstanding inspection

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A care home in Leigh which offers support for people living with dementia has been rated outstanding after relatives of residents spoke about the 'angels' who cared for their loved ones.
Date:
18/10/2019

The borough's best green spaces revealed

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All the planting and pruning by green-fingered volunteers, community groups and tenants has paid off for winners at the Wigan Borough in Bloom ceremony.
Date:
17/10/2019

Schoolchildren catch the 'litter bug'

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Eco-friendly children from Wigan have been inspired to take action against litter and plastic pollution.
Date:
17/10/2019

Proud of our borough

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In his monthly blog, the leader reflects on the importance of spreading pride in our communities and talks about proposals to change Greater Manchester's bus service.
Date:
16/10/2019

Rachel makes her mark as Mayor for the Day

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A lucky Bedford High pupil experienced a day in the life of the Mayor of Wigan Borough today.
Date:
16/10/2019

Help a child find their forever home

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Find out how you can change a child's life this National Adoption Week. Together for Adoption is urging more people to come forward so children in care can find their forever homes.
Date:
14/10/2019

Nine-year-old Alfie proves himself to be a litter picking champion

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A nine-year-old schoolboy has been recognised by Wigan Council after going out his way to scour the streets for any rubbish he spots.
Date:
10/10/2019

Sold-out third Deal Conference hailed as a success

Description
A third instalment of a showpiece event dedicated to Wigan Council's innovative approach to public service reform has attracted record numbers.
Date:
09/10/2019
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