The Poacher Winstanley to Re-open

More great news for locals and local business. Following recent government announcements, the Poacher is planning to re-open from the 4th July. The staff and brewery have been working hard to ensure their commitment to the welfare and safety of staff and customers. Clearly they will be maintaining full complianceContinue Reading

Portland Wine and Gin Bar

Now open for great deals on wine sales. Although not providing on premises drinking, the quality wines normally available for enjoyment can be bought, many with great discounts for multi bottle purchases. Come and have a look, a great way to treat yourself with the relaxing of lockdown rules.Continue Reading

Shopping in Wigan & Beyond

WWO strongly advocate shopping locally above all else. We also support the independent and local living retailer above large chains. However, we also understand that from Monday 15th that many further non essential shops will reopen for business. Here we provide a summary of what is happening in Wigan TownContinue Reading

online fact or myth

We use the internet and social media more and more these days. As a result, we can consume masses of articles and news everyday. Yet how do we know if the online item is fake or real? This article provides a number of useful resources to resolve that dilemma. WithContinue Reading

Essential Train Travel from Wigan

We have updated this article on the 12th June 2020 to address some of the questions that we found last week. Face coverings MUST be worn on journeys in England from 15th June. This includes in stations as wel as on the train. There are exemptions for babies, Children underContinue Reading

Britain's Friendliest Road

Pemberton Road officially recognised as Britain’s Friendliest street 2020. Well done to all living there. A huge thank you to all those who voted. Was there ever any doubt about who would win! More information on a fantastic result to follow. Click to see the short list of competitors acrossContinue Reading