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Half a million to be invested in bespoke armed forces support services

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An investment of almost £500,000 will help a group of Wigan-based organisations to tackle complex mental health issues and substance misuse in veterans while supporting their families and those who care for them.
Date:
21/03/2019

Local businesses sign up to become age-friendly

Description
Businesses in Wigan town centre have pledged to support older people in the community.
Date:
21/03/2019

Reformed homecare in Wigan Borough is raising standards and quality

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Investment and reform across Wigan's homecare sector has boosted standards and the quality of care for residents.
Date:
21/03/2019

Step Places announce new partnership for prestigious Wigan Pier project

Description
Exciting plans for a multi-leisure destination at Wigan Pier are one step closer with the announcement of a new partnership and tenancy.
Date:
20/03/2019

Primary school's new running track funded by council

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One thousand pounds has been handed over to a Wigan Borough primary school so they can build a running track for pupils and local sports teams to use.
Date:
20/03/2019

£100,000 investment to secure derelict heritage buildings

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A cash boost of £100,000 has been confirmed to secure two listed and derelict Victorian chapels that have stood within a Greater Manchester cemetery for years.
Date:
19/03/2019

Borough's heritage sites improve

Description
Improvements to three of the borough's heritage sites have been officially acknowledged by Historic England in their annual risk register.
Date:
19/03/2019

Investing in our roads

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Work to repair the borough's roads is to start after it was announced £8.4m would be invested over the next two years.
Date:
18/03/2019

Wigan welcomes Chinese terracotta warrior

Description
A replica of a symbolic Chinese terracotta warrior has been gifted to Wigan Borough.
Date:
18/03/2019

Council invests in new homes to keep people independent for longer

Description
The green light has been given for further investment in housing which will improve the quality of life for residents in Wigan Borough.
Date:
14/03/2019
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