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

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

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

Wigan Town Centre Tough Times

No doubt it is with much constroversey. After voting by the planning committeee on 2nd November the Wigan Gelleries Redevlopment Approval has the go ahead. The committee councillors approved the application by 10 votes to 4. Wigan Council took over the Galleries Shopping Centre back in in 2018. Construction isContinue Reading

What is COP 26?

So what is COP 26? First off COP stands for Conference of the Parties. This year’s meeting in Glasgow will be the 26th. Hence the title COP26. Countries that signed the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 1992 will attend. The attending worldwide nations intention is to agreeContinue Reading