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Robin Park Leisure Centre reception area Click for full size image
Work set to begin on £6m revamp of Robin Park Leisure Centre and Arena
Robin Park Leisure Centre is to receive a facelift as part of a £6 million redevelopment of the sports complex.
03 July 2018
Kris Radlinski and Emmerson Boyce training with Lose Weight, Feel Great FOR MEN participants at the DW Stadium Click for full size image
Wigan clubs team up to tackle male obesity
Wigan’s great sporting institutions have teamed up in Men’s Health Week to kick start the fight against excess weight and obesity.
20 June 2018
Active Outdoors volunteers and cyclists and J. Hopkins’ director Noel Hopkins (second from right) and senior supervisor Neil Abbott (furthest right) Click for full size image
Bike Week cash boost for Wigan cycle programme
Wigan’s Active Outdoors cycling programme has received a £500 donation to mark National Bike Week and help keep wheels turning across the region.
15 June 2018
Record numbers for 2018 Believe Talent Fund. Pictured - Oliver Cope, James Smith, Emmie Rose, Charlotte Edwards, Adam Blezard of Inspiring healthy lifestyles, which manages the fund (rear), Cllr Chris Ready (front), and Danny Dawoud. Click for full size image
Record numbers for Believe Talent Fund
More talented athletes in Wigan and Leigh are being supported than ever before as part of the Believe Talent Fund.
30 May 2018
Greta Hampson Click for full size image
Next stop Europe for Believe Talent swim star
Wigan’s Greta Hampson is targeting the European Junior Championships after landing a haul of medals at the Swim England Synchronised Swimming National Championships.
16 May 2018
Gym at Ashton Leisure Centre Click for full size image
Ashton Leisure Centre's £3m facelift
Ashton Leisure Centre has reopened with ‘state-of-the-art’ facilities, following a £3 million refurbishment.
02 May 2018
Winners from the 2017 Believe Sports Awards Click for full size image
Nominations open for 2018 Believe Sports Awards
Nominate your local sports hero today!
29 March 2018
New Inclusive Play and Climb Sessions at Summit Indoor Adventure Click for full size image
New Inclusive play at the Summit
Fun for all with Summit Indoor Adventures new inclusive sessions.
29 March 2018
Walkers from Warrington, Salford and Wigan converge on Astley Mining Museum for their Carbon Walk. Click for full size image
Active in the Carbon Landscape
TREKKERS from Wigan Borough have embraced the great outdoors as part of an exciting new project to promote the health benefits of a walk on the wild side.
27 March 2018
Funding has been doubled for the Borough's Believe Talent Fund. Click for full size image
Funding Boost for Talented Athletes
Funding for talented athletes in Wigan and Leigh has been doubled.
22 February 2018
Round Our Way - Angharad Wheatley, Katie Rudd, Sue Rudd and Alex Shaw get ready for a game of rounders Click for full size image
Round Your Way
More than 250 women are now enjoying Rounders in Wigan and Leigh.
21 February 2018
Ashton Leisure Centre’s Duty Manager Danny Allen and Inspiring healthy lifestyle’s Development Manager Stuart Holden inspect the ongoing work Click for full size image
The NEW Ashton Leisure Centre - Coming Soon
Ashton Leisure Centre’s £3.2m transformation is nearing completion and it’s promising to bring a touch of style to the local leisure and wellbeing scene.
26 January 2018
Inspiring healthy lifestyles Specialist Activity Instructor Lynn Franklyn and Help A Squaddie founder Kerry Urquhart. Click for full size image
'Health' for Heroes
Rugeley Leisure Centre are pioneering a new healthy lifestyle programme to help ex-soldiers combat the debilitating effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
23 January 2018
Poolside at Howe Bridge Leisure Centre Click for full size image
From Howe Bridge to "WOW" Bridge
Howe Bridge is looking great following a £200,000 investment
18 January 2018