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Hindley Pool
We are delighted to have been appointed by Wigan Council to take over the management of Hindley Pool on a temporary basis.
18 September 2018
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Triple endorsement for Museum of Cannock Chase
The Museum of Cannock Chase has received a trio of plaudits from leading arts, museums and tourism authorities.
21 August 2018
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Work to begin on million pound Chase Leisure Centre upgrade
Chase Leisure Centre is to receive a facelift as part of a £1 million redevelopment.
17 August 2018
Changes ahead for Selby Leisure Centre and Summit Indoor Adventure Click for full size image
Council investment for Summit and Selby Leisure Centre improvement works
Selby District Council has agreed to a near-quarter million pound investment for making changes to its leisure centre and Summit Indoor Adventure.
15 August 2018
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Record numbers enjoy the Play at Haigh!
Haigh Woodland Park welcomed a record 14,000 visitors on Wednesday (1 August) for a festival of play.
03 August 2018
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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
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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
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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
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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