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Peak Wildlife Park

Half Term Break Ideas

Just a few random ideas for the up and coming half term if you want to take the kids somewhere else than Wigan for a change. None of these half term break ideas are too far away. You can also combine sopome of them

Halloween Bonfire Night Activities

Halloween Interactive Ghost Walks

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Electric Trains get Green Signal
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Health Fitness & Leisure

Rivington’s Ultimate Family Wellbeing Festival 2024

Looking for something to do this weekend? Then Sunday 16th June there is a packed of family activities going on at Rivington. A full list of Rivington’s Ultimate Family Wellbeing Festival 2024 attractions can be found through the link at the end of this article. For anybody who doesn’t know

Swan and Railway Victorian Pub and Hotel

Discover the Charm of the Swan & Railway a Gem in Wigan’s Town Centre

Discover the charm of the Swan & Railway a gem in Wigan’s Town Centre. A quintessential town centre establishment, where the extravagantly restored traditional Victorian pub dating back to 1898 meets the luxurious modern comfort of its boutique hotel rooms. Nestled in the heart of Wigan directly opposite Wigan Northwestern

coastal walk around Lancashire's most southernly point

Discover Beautiful Vistas From Lancashire’s Most Southernly Point

Just sharing some thoughts for a flat circular coastal walk around Lancashire’s most southernly point. It’s only about 20 miles from Winstanley too. All set around the gorgeous Conservation Area village of Hale which is just south of Liverpool. With the lighter nights there is now more opportunity to enjoy

National Marmalade Week 2024

A brief introduction to National Marmalade Week 2024, where it is and what is it all about? Honestly, it’s an event I had never heard of. Yet it’s one you can even contribute to by making your own marmalade and help benefit charity. Definitely too late for this year’s UK

Online Help; Work, Education & Leisure

Structure your Day

Working from home, whether you live with others or on your own, can be challenging. Each day

Free Software

Getting Free Software

If your current employer does not provide you with software for working from home, if you are

Computer backup

Backup your Computer

Take a cloud or hard copy backup every time you finish your work for the day.

PC virus protection

Protect your Computer

If you are using your own computer to work from home, make sure you have good virus