Information appeal made following armed robbery in Wigan

An appeal for information has been made after staff and customers were threatened by masked thieves during an armed robbery in Wigan. Police received a call to Betfred on Elliott Street in Tyldesley to reports of an armed robbery a little before 11.30am on Sunday 13th August 2017. The two masked men, who were armed … Read more

Family fun-day starts conversation about mental health

A local family have organised a family fun-day and rugby derby to raise money for mental health charities in memory of 25-year-old Nathan Christy, who died last year. Wigan Council’s Deal for Communities Investment Fund has contributed £2,000 to the event on Saturday 19th August, which will go towards hiring a bouncy castle, face painters, … Read more

Culture, history and services available six days a week

Residents will be able to read and access digital services and learn about the history of Wigan Borough six days a week as part of new opening hours across libraries, the Museum of Wigan Life and Wigan and Leigh Archives. As of Monday 21st August, libraries and the Museum will see their opening hours extended to give … Read more

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