is a pagan holiday celebrated from February 1 through sundown February 2. Based on a Celtic tradition, Imbolc was meant to mark the halfway point between winter solstice and the spring equinox in Neolithic Ireland and Scotland. The holiday is celebrated by Wiccans and other practitioners of neopagan or pagan-influencedContinue Reading

A concrete jungle of viaducts will ‘sever’ east Manchester if government plans for a cut-price high-speed railway station at Piccadilly go ahead, local leaders have warned – while 14,000 potential new jobs would be lost due to the amount of land required to build it. Under government’s existing proposal, HS2Continue Reading

What are the 2022 Highway Code changes as proposed? Come into force on Saturday January 29th 2022. Rule H1: New hierarchy of road users Drivers of vehicles that can cause the greatest harm in the event of a collision bear the greatest responsibility to take care and reduce the danger toContinue Reading

Wigan Galleries Shops Latest - Terrys Cards

Wigan Galleries Shops Latest brings the sad new that another local trader has decided to close down. Terry’s Cards Sadly a combination of lockdowns, uncertainty over the galleries future and footfall in the town centre falling through the floor, Terry’s Cards has had to take the sad decision to closeContinue Reading

Highway Code 2022 Changes

Following a consultation response from the government a number of important changes affecting pedestrians, cyclists and drivers will come into force from the end of January 2022. For those who are not aware, this article provides a key update on the meaning of the Highway Code 2022 Changes. The purposeContinue Reading

New Year - Happier January

2022 A New Year – Happier January. So just how can you make the start to 2022 a happier one? Last year wasn’t necessarily the best. Still there seems to be alot of uncertainty. Arguably the best way to try to handle difficulties by focusing on what we can control.Continue Reading