Robin Park transformation plans

Proposals to improve the health and wellbeing of the borough by transforming Robin Park Arena, Robin Park Leisure Centre and Central Park have moved one step closer. At its monthly cabinet meeting, councillors agreed to enter into negotiations with Wigan Warriors to assess the feasibility of the club moving its Central Park operations to Robin … Read more

Rugby fans advised to set off early to avoid delays

Rugby league spectators travelling to tomorrow night’s game between St Helens vs Wigan Warriors by car are advised to set off early to avoid delays. Two way traffic signals are still in place in Peasley Cross Lane, which is just outside the Totally Wicked Stadium, as essential gas repair works continue. To find out about … Read more

Warriors score support from SCA

The Skelmersdale mill of tissue makers SCA has shown its support for the newly formed Ormskirk & West Lancs Warriors basketball club in a bid for glory in the Basketball England National League. The Warriors has U14s and U16s teams with members selected in a development programme from the top young players across the borough … Read more

Funding secured to support veterans into sport

Veterans will be encouraged to join a new wheelchair rugby league club being set up with a £20,000 funding boost. The money has been secured from The Ministry of Defence Covenant Grant by leisure trust Inspiring healthy lifestyles, on behalf of Wigan Council, and Wigan Warriors Community Foundation. Cllr Paul Kenny, Cabinet member for leisure, … Read more

Wigan Warriors project to mark First World War centenary

Today, Wigan Warriors Community Foundation (WWCF), in partnership with Wigan Leisure and Culture Trust, has received £9,700 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a project named Warriors at War. Delivered in primary schools across Wigan and awarded through HLF’s First World War: then and now programme, the project will focus on the historical background … Read more