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Can you help someone who is less fortunate than yourself this Christmas by helping to fill a basket? If so the Digmoor Foodbank Christmas Appeal is looking for your help. The Digmoor Foodbank, which is based at The Evermoor Hub, in Digmoor, Skelmersdale has made an appeal for help filling […]

Digmoor Foodbank Christmas Appeal



Wigan Borough has been crowned the most dementia friendly town in the UK. The prestigious Dementia Friendly Awards, hosted by The Alzheimer’s Society, named Wigan Borough as the winner of Dementia Friendly Community of the Year in the town category. The honour comes after a huge effort to help the […]

Wigan Borough top town for people with dementia


Brush up on your IT skills with a free three-day training course. The Neighbourhoods in Warrington team are offering the training from Wednesday 18 January to Friday 20 January, 1.30pm to 3.30pm. The classes are targeted at beginners to serve as a basic introduction to IT and aim to encourage those […]

Get computer-savvy


A pre-Christmas zero-tolerance nationwide crackdown on fly-tippers is underway – as councils up and down the country use new powers to seize and crush vehicles used by the dumpers. Councils are also calling for a legal loophole – which means enforcement officers have to give some fly-tippers seven days written warning […]

Fly-Tipping: Pre-Christmas crackdown by councils is underway



A delightful new art gallery, beautiful artwork and illuminated trees all add up to an exciting new chapter for the Sandy Lane Centre in Skelmersdale. The Tree House Gallery, which also has a gift shop and cafe, is a new fun attraction for the centre and is already attracting a […]

Come and see the exciting developments at the Sandy Lane ...


Astronomers have used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes to show that a recently-discovered galaxy is undergoing an extraordinary boom of stellar construction. The galaxy is 12.7 billion light years from Earth, seen at a critical stage in the evolution of galaxies about a billion years after the Big […]

Under Construction: Distant Galaxy Churning Out Stars at Remarkable Rate


Around one in 8 (13%) people who have attended a work Christmas party admit kissing a colleague, according to new polling published by the TUC today (Friday). The poll, carried out for the TUC by Opinium, also reveals that: one in four (25%) people have drunk too much alcohol at […]

One in eight people admit to kissing a colleague at ...