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

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

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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

A carbon-neutral Mars bars hit shelves by 2023 in what its manufacturers hail as “bold action” to save the environment. Mars Wrigley claims it will be the first carbon neutral chocolate bar “on British and Irish shelves that is produced by a top five confectionery company”. Others have laid claimContinue Reading

The Origins of Halloween

We celebrate Halloween this year on Sunday. Some of you may be well aware of its origins, but #WWO were curious to dig a little deeper. First off, the origins of Halloween go back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. People would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward offContinue Reading

New Ways from November

This month, those lovely people from Action for Happiness are encouraging us to try something new!  Learn a new skill? Get involved in an activity? Choose something that you can enjoy. Be brave, you don’t have to tell anybody! It is great for your wellbeing. Keeping our brains active is notContinue 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