The News from Wigan
Award winners 2018 Click for full size image
Just one week left to nominate a local super-hero!
Now is the time to reward and recognise grassroots sport in Wigan Borough, with just one week remaining to nominate sporting heroes for the 2019 Believe Sports Awards.
17 July 2019
Three Sisters Cycling Click for full size image
Cycling for all at Three Sisters
Get on your bike and get pedalling Wednesday 10th July and enjoy a jam-packed afternoon of free cycling at Three Sisters Race Circuit.
03 July 2019
Touch Rugby 2019 Final Between Wigan and Leigh Click for full size image
Wigan weight loss programme for men celebrates first year of success
Wigan men have lost 1,515kg in the first year of Lose Weight Feel Great for Men, a free weight loss programme run by Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles on behalf of Wigan Council in collaboration with Wigan Athletic Community Trust and Wigan Warriors Community Foundation.
12 June 2019
Photo: Left to right: Hannah Gardiner, Cllr Jim Moody, Harry Dunkerley, Oliver Cope, Charlie Meadows, Cllr Chris Ready, John White, Katie Eastwood Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles Club and Workforce Officer. Click for full size image
Wigan’s aspiring athletes in Talent Fund boost
Young athletes from a variety of disciplines including water polo, BMX racing, archery and karate are being supported in the latest round of the Believe Talent Fund.
07 June 2019
Bernadette Flynn Swam 22 miles in 12 weeks for Diabetes UK Click for full size image
Swimming Gave Me My Life Back
Last year Bernadette Flynn had a hip replacement, one year later she signed up to swim 22 miles in 12 weeks for charity declaring “swimming changed my life”.
29 May 2019
Nicole l Moore and and then Click for full size image
Nicole's Story
Nicole Louise Moore shares her amazing weigh loss story.
28 May 2019
SATS Stress Busting Yoga Click for full size image
SATS Stress Smashed
Hundreds of primary school children across the borough have taken part in the Smash your SATS Programme with Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles in the build-up to their exams.
28 May 2019
Pete Burt at Robin Park Leisure Click for full size image
Robin Park’s £3.5M makeover nears completion as new gym opens
Robin Park Leisure Centre’s state-of-the art gym has opened.
09 May 2019
kids playing on trackl Click for full size image
Leigh ready and set for junior parkrun
The Boroughs first junior parkrun is coming to Leigh this May.
29 April 2019