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

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Events Local and Around Wigan Galleries - Visit Santa and his Elf

Wigan Galleries – Visit Santa and his Elf Date: Saturdays and Sundays 4th to 18th December 11 am – 3pm. Location: Wigan Galleries – Woodcock Square Possibly the last chance to see in the Galleries. Plenty of different, festive activities taking place during the month. Don’t forget to hand deliverContinue Reading

Little Acts of Kindness

Carrying out little acts of kindness to others is clearly good for them. Of course we can get something from it too. Giving also connects us to others. We can create stronger communities and towns for everyone. It doesn’t have to ba about money. We can also give our time, ideasContinue Reading

Northern Transport Broken Promises

Now the government will provide a diminished Trans-Pennine Link. In addition, they will no longer construct the HS2 section from the Midlands to Leeds. Northern transport broken promises indeed. Nearly every media report we read or hear, focuses on the improved journey time or ballooning costs. However as this articleContinue Reading

Poppy Appeal Then and Now

This year sees the return of Remembrance Day services following postponements due to Covid-19 in 2020. As Covid restrictions ease Royal British Legion collectors have been out our towns to raise vital funds to support the Armed Forces community. Their collectors have been at the heart of the Poppy AppealContinue Reading