Free Seminar to Examine Grants & Funding for Business

The organisers of a North West business-to-business trade exhibition are inviting Lancashire companies to attend a free seminar that will discuss the funding available to help businesses grow. It will also show how companies can access their share of the billions that are returned to government, unspent, each year. The seminar will be delivered as … Read more

Advice on hand at Healthy Warm Homes event

Find out about how to keep warm at a Healthy Warm Homes event to mark National Fuel Poverty Awareness Day. The market place session will take place at Dicconson group Practice, on Frog Lane, with a variety of market stalls which will be giving out advice about how to keep healthy, safe and warm. There … Read more

Apprenticeships flourishing in Wigan Borough

More than 15,000 people have started apprenticeships in Wigan Borough over the past seven years – the second highest take up in Greater Manchester. As part of this, Wigan Council has helped more than 200 businesses access apprentices and supported over 200 apprentices within its organisation since 2012. Georgina Atherton from Pemberton secured an apprenticeship … Read more

EU and Brazil to work together on 5G mobile technology

The EU and Brazil today signed an agreement to develop 5G, the next generation of communication networks. The Commission also started work on an action plan to deploy the technology in the EU by 2020. In the future, everybody and everything will use 5G. By 2020, there will be 26 billion connected devices and 70 … Read more

‘Thank you’ to residents who helped decide vision for Wigan Borough

Vital services for children, protecting the elderly and repairing the roads are the top priorities for residents in Wigan Borough a survey has revealed. More than 1,000 residents had their say on Wigan Council’s Deal for the Future consultation and told the council whether they agreed with their proposals for the borough for the next … Read more