Borough Life

Borough Life is delivered three times a year to 130,000 households in the borough. Each edition is packed with news and features about the council and its public service partners as well as community activities and upcoming events.


Winter 2018

The winter edition of Borough Life has a special focus on what we can all do to look after the environment. We go behind the scenes with the volunteers looking after our parks and investigate how we can contribute to clean air. There's also an explorer’s map with handy winter walks, a Christmas gift guide and a competition to win afternoon tea for two.


  • Remember, remember the wise words on Ember: Meet a recycling superstar
  • Drive electric: The future is here!
  • Food and drink: Tasty homegrown treats
  • History: The life of a community icon is celebrated
  • Our towns: A spotlight on Atherton’s industrial heritage

Past issues

  • Issue 58 - Summer 2018 BL-Summer-2018-smlIn this edition:
    • The culture club: Young people share what art and culture inspires them
    • Relive the iconic Northern Soul movement
    • From Wigan to West End: Actor Ibinabo Jack shares her journey to stardom
    • Go behind the scenes in our libraries
  • Issue 57 - Spring 2018 BL Spring 18-smlIn this edition:
    • Danny Sculthorpe has a new state of mind on mental health
    • Teenagers share their views on the issue of body image
    • Parents of Carly Fairhurst helping other victims of domestic violence
    • How we care for the health of the homeless
  • Issue 56 - Winter 2017BL-Winter-2017-smlIn this edition:
    • Look at me now: Meet the high flyers
    • Journey back to work: Balancing work and family life
    • The Big Idea: Digital programme gets royal approval
    • Tech pioneers: Digital careers on the rise
  • Issue 55 - Summer 2017BL-Summer-2017In this edition:
    • Inspirational residents celebrate diversity and tell their stories
    • Foodie entrepreneurs get our taste buds tickling
    • The life of a Pit Brow Lass
    • The family story behind Joining Jack

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