Roads and tunnels in Wigan Borough damaged by Storm Eva will be repaired thanks to another cash boost. Wigan Council has received £857,000 from the Department of Transport’s local transport capital block funding grant to help with ongoing repairs caused by the storm on Boxing Day 2015. The successful bid […]

Council awarded £857,000 for flood repairs


Technology is helping to lead the fight against bullying at schools across the Wigan Borough. Schools like St Peter’s Catholic High School in Orrell have been signing up to tootoot, an app which lets pupils report any concerns they have in an easy-to-use format. Through tootoot young people can alert […]

Tech tool tootoot helping to defeat bullying




New Which? research shows tackling problems in social care for older people, energy prices, and financial fraud and scams must be top priorities for the next Government. The consumer champion has today (Saturday, 29 April) published its “Consumer Agenda for Government” urging all political parties to use the forthcoming election […]

Which? calls for consumer agenda to be front and centre ...


Wednesday 3 May 9.00am Aughton St Michael’s Primary School The Mayor will attend the School’s Assembly when the pupils will present her with a cheque for her charities raised by carrying out various activities throughout the year Sunday 7 May 10.15am Christ Church, Newburgh The Mayor & Consort will attend the Newburgh […]

Mayoral engagements week commencing 1 May 2017


Lancashire Constabulary is supporting a week of action aimed at reducing knife crime. Operation Sceptre, running from 1-7 May, is a national campaign targeting knife crime and those who carry knives. While knife crime in Lancashire is no worse than many other parts of the country we are keen to […]

Tackling knife crime on Lancashire’s streets