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Extra support for young care leavers

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A support package – including free gym passes and driving lessons – will be offered to care leavers in Wigan borough.
Date:
08/10/2019

Star visit part of event helping students to feel empowered

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Young people from schools across Wigan borough have been learning how to make positive decisions about their lives in and out of the classroom.
Date:
08/10/2019

Young people are invited to apply for cash to help your youth group

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Youth groups in Wigan Borough are invited to apply for a share of a £5,000 funding pot to help turn their ideas into reality.
Date:
08/10/2019

Young people warn others about the dangers of getting involved in ASB

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Young people from Wigan are working with Manchester based arts company, Odd Arts, to create a film that will warn others about the danger of getting involved in anti-social behaviour (ASB) and crime at a young age and encourage both young people and victims to get involved in restorative justice.
Date:
02/07/2019

Young people have their say on mental health

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Young people from across the borough have been having their say about the future of local mental health support services.
Date:
02/07/2019

Young people create artwork for Standish Line

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Children and young people from schools in Standish have created artwork for large panels that have been installed along the newly developed Standish Line.
Date:
22/03/2019

Wigan Pride will be back this summer!

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Following a bright and colourful event last year, the Wigan Pride Committee has announced that they will yet again be painting Wigan Town Centre rainbow with another inclusive event planned for this summer.
Date:
22/03/2019

Young people learn skills for life

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Pupils and staff at St. Peter's Catholic High School in Orrell have been speaking about the benefits of dedicating time to focus on life skills.
Date:
22/03/2019

Young people in Atherton learn about the dangers of knife crime

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Young people at Atherton Community School have been learning about the risks of becoming involved in knife crime and finding out about how to look after their mental health in workshops run by staff from Wigan Council and young people's counselling service, Willow.
Date:
22/03/2019

The Hamlet gives young people the chance to gain skills for work

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Young adults, who were previously students at Hope School and College, celebrated the launch of their new training facility by hosting a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
Date:
22/03/2019

Local young people welcome regional 'Opportunity Pass'

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Young people from Wigan and Leigh have welcomed the announcement of an 'Opportunity Pass' for all 16-18 year olds in Greater Manchester.
Date:
22/03/2019

Wigan Council commits £90K to offer young people somewhere to go

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Wigan Council will commit at least £90K towards young people's facilities in Leigh.
Date:
29/11/2018

Thousands of young people have their say in Wigan and Leigh

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Over 17,000 11-17 year olds from Wigan and Leigh have had their say in a national ballot designed to determine what the biggest concerns are for young people.
Date:
29/11/2018

Care leavers' achievements are recognised

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The achievements of young care leavers have been recognised at Wigan Borough's annual Care Leaver Awards in partnership with Pathways.
Date:
28/11/2018

Football brings people together

Description
People from lots of different communities came together to play football in the Together Cup, a tournament organised by Wigan Council, Wigan Athletic Community Trust and Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles.
Date:
28/11/2018

Young people meet two world champions

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Young people who go to the Bike Mech project in Abram got to meet two world champions in a week.
Date:
28/11/2018

Leon gets to be Mayor for the Day

Description
A young person from Leigh got to spend the day as Mayor of Wigan Borough, after winning a competition run by Wigan Council, designed to help raise awareness of democracy as part of October's Local Democracy Week.
Date:
28/11/2018

Landgate School's sensory garden

Description
Young people from Landgate School in Bryn, Wigan, have been working hard to create a new sensory garden for everyone in school to enjoy and are appealing to local businesses to help them complete their task.
Date:
22/06/2018

Young people are invited to improve their Mind Power

Description
A new project for young people to help them build their confidence and resilience so that they can cope more easily with life's difficulties has been set up in Wigan.
Date:
22/06/2018

Young people with disabilities enjoy Hop, Skip and Jump

Description
Children and young people with disabilities are welcome to come along to Hop, Skip and Jump Wigan, one of the local projects which recently secured funding from Wigan Council's Deal for Communities Investment Fund.
Date:
22/06/2018
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