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

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

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

The Weather This Summer?

Predicting future weather more than 5 days in our country is always a challenge. I suppose for many of us, it is a fact we just accept. Yet this year it seems there is increasing likelihood of people holidaying in the UK. Who knows perhaps you have already decided toContinue Reading