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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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Leigh town centre public realm improvements

Description
Preliminary work will begin this week on improvements to Leigh town centre.
Date:
30/05/2017

Families find new homes thanks to innovative Empty to Plenty scheme

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Derelict properties in the Wigan Borough have been given an impressive makeover, providing homes for residents in need of affordable housing
Date:
26/05/2017

The most important meal of the day

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How many of us skip breakfast altogether and don't consider the nutritional benefits of eating a good breakfast?
Date:
16/01/2017

Battle of the Somme events roll out in Wigan Borough

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July marks the centenary of the Battle of the Somme and a number of community groups in Wigan Borough have achieved funding from the World War One Community Grant Scheme to hold commemorative events.
Date:
24/06/2016

Top tips on getting your beach body

Description
Look great on the beach - some tips on getting your beach body this summer.
Date:
06/05/2016

Heritage Day to commemorate World War One

Description
Celebrate the heritage of Wigan Borough this bank holiday with a trip to Trencherfield Mill.
Date:
25/04/2016

Sensory garden gets council grant

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The Friends of Ashton community group has been awarded £5,000 to create a sensory garden, which will include a memorial to the fallen of World War One.
Date:
29/03/2016

4 Our Forces gets cash boost and build site is revealed

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Wigan Borough's armed forces facility, 4 Our Forces, has received another £400,000 cash injection and is likely to be built on the land next to Trencherfield Mill, it has been confirmed.
Date:
23/03/2016

Pupils sign up to become dementia friends

Description
Pupils at a Wigan Borough school are helping to lead the way to connecting with older generations thanks to special information sessions.
Date:
22/03/2016

Funding secured to support veterans into sport

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Veterans will be encouraged to join a new wheelchair rugby league club being set up with a £20,000 funding boost.
Date:
14/03/2016
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