Apply for a licence to carry out piercing and register your business with us. Advice on health and safety is available and a copy of the byelaws can be requested from us.
Training sessions for parents of children with Autism.
Pre-school education and childcare in Wigan Borough, including free childcare for 2, 3 and 4-year-olds.
Guidance for professionals including childminders, out of school clubs and supporting children with special educational needs.
Providing consumers with information about hygiene standards in food premises in the borough.
We do not currently offer ebook lending.
Information on education, schools, adult learning and more.
An EHC Plan looks at all the needs that a young person has within education, health and care. Professionals and the family together consider what outcomes they would like to see.
Information for parents - Advice and support for young people to help them with progress in education, positive mental health, personal and social development.
Information for parents - Services to support education for children if they have special educational needs and disabilities, are in care or from an ethnic minority.
Support for teachers, youth workers and others organising school trips and visits including health and safety and duty of care responsibilities.
Find out information regarding when local, by-elections, parish, UK, European, and police and crime commissioner elections take place.
Find emergency council contacts and other organisations to call in an emergency.
Emergency repairs or problems that are outside of our normal working hours can be reported to us via our emergency number.
The council has developed plans and procedures to ensure we can respond effectively to emergencies affecting the borough whatever the incident.
We can offer you help and support to bring your empty home back to life.
Wigan Council act as an Enforcement Agent (Bailiff) for the collection of Council Tax and Business Rates alongside external enforcement agencies.
If you suspect works carried out without planning permission or when planning conditions are not met, you can report it to us for investigation.
We have legal duties and powers to enforce an extensive range of byelaws.
Licensing and permits related to entertainment, alcohol and late night refreshments.
Environmental crime can be fly-tipping, fly posting, dog fouling and abandoned cars, and if you are prosecuted for any of these then you will receive a fixed penalty notice.
This area covers food hygiene and safety for businesses, pollution and private water supplies, and pest control guidance.
Environmental problems includes pests, land, noise and air pollution, dog control and food hygiene standards.
Read our policies on equality, diversity and cohesion in Wigan Borough.
Information for parents - Educational support for children whose home language is not English or who are of Gypsy or Traveller heritage.
European passport return service (EPRS).
Apply to hold an event on the public highway, such as parades or walking days.
Information about fixed term or permanent exclusions from school due to their behaviour. Supported transfers can be available if a pupil is at risk from exclusion.
Extra care housing is similar to sheltered housing but with additional care and support provided to scheme residents to meet their individual needs.