Winstanley Map Then and Now

Curious about where you live and what it looked like over the past 100 years? What was where my house is now? Have a look at this free to use map website on your laptop, tablet or mobile. You can choose from a range of historical maps from over theContinue Reading

McDonalds Drive Thru Marus Bridge

A McDonald’s representative says: “We can (today) announce that by 4th June, 1,020 of our restaurants will have reopened, either for Drive Thru or McDelivery. This means every Drive Thru in Marus Bridge will reopen between Tuesday and Thursday next week and we will start to expand the availability ofContinue Reading

Galloways Update

Having reopened, just a quick update on opening times and operations. Opening times are 7:30am to 5:30pm, Monday to Saturday. Closed all day Sunday. Numbers in the shop are limited with social distancing markers. A wall hand sanitizer is also provided.Continue Reading

Wish FM

A sad moment that Wish FM, broadcasting from Orrell Lodge in Wigan since 1977 is to close. Its name will be consigned to history as it will be rebranded Hits Radio Network as part of a national re-brand. The building will be sold resulting in the two other stations atContinue Reading

Working from home, whether you live with others or on your own, can be challenging. Each day may be different as may every individual (the clue is in the word individual!), but planning like everything else will help you achieve more and make you feel good before giving you aContinue Reading

Free Software

If your current employer does not provide you with software for working from home, if you are not currently employed or whatever reason, you can get trial software for a number of different popular products. If you do not wish to be charged or continue using the software do notContinue Reading