FarmFoods Saddle Retail Megastore

For those who don’t yet know, the Farmfoods Saddle Retail Megastore has now just opened. It occupies the old Curry’s building between McDonalds and Home Bargains. Newly recruited local staff told us that it is allegedly the largest Farmfoods in Europe. It is pretty breath-taking. First impressions are the storeContinue Reading

New Marus Bridge Deli

#winstanleywo has to share the wonderful news about the new Marus Bridge Sandwich Deli based inside BM Foods. A tasty range of Fresh Sandwiches, Sizzling Rolls, Jacket Potatoes, Wraps, Rice Boxes, Salads and more. Oh we almost forgot to mention the amazing breakfasts. Great whether working from home or aContinue Reading

Kid's Sport Teams Fundraiser

Local parents have arrranged a Kid’s Sport Teams Fundraiser. They are raising funds to support; Winstanley Wizards Football Team, Winstanley St Judes Under 11s. Parents have arranged thea Race Night and at St Aidan’s club on Saturday 20th November. Come along and relieve the winter gloom with a fun nightContinue Reading

A brief selection of versatile ideas of what’s on from October in and around Wigan. From farmer’s markets, charity runs, traditional sweets, beer festivals and just in time for Halloween – ghoulish guided walks. Markets at Cedar Farm Mawdesley Back Lane, Mawdesley, Ormskirk L40 3SY We welcome many local stallContinue Reading

Electric Trains get Green Signal

Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris has recently confirmed rail travel improvements from Wigan to Manchester. The changes will benefit both passengers and the environment. Once complete electric trains will replace diesel from Wigan North Western to Manchester via Bolton. Ultimately the work is due to finish between 2024 and 2025. FromContinue Reading

Sadie's Bistro & Desserts

Fantastic to see a new addition to the shops at Winstanley Parade. Sadie’s Bistro & Desserts, a locally run Bistro offering something a little different from snacks, drinks and sweets including ice creams, cakes and traditional sweets to something a little more filling. With an option to sit in orContinue Reading

Not intended to criticize, but provide ideas and then let you decide what to do Earth Overshoot Day… Use some of ideas from Salesforce… Change doesn’t come overnight, and we recognize that it cannot be done alone. Individuals, businesses, cities, governments, and policies must work together to overcome the issuesContinue Reading