The News from Wigan
Coach of year Gary McMahon with sponsor Alliance at the 2016 Believe Sports Awards Click for full size image
Record numbers nominated for Believe Sports Awards
139 unique nominations made for Wigan Borough's prestigious sports awards.
16 August 2017
Harley Beentjes and Declan Hall Wigan BEST Click for full size image
BEST of the best as Wigan make a splash at national championships
Wigan BEST take two golds in seven medal haul in Sheffield.
15 August 2017
Leigh Community 10k start line Click for full size image
Runaway success for the first Leigh Community 10k
Leigh celebrates first Community 10k in style with great day out in the sunshine.
14 August 2017
Robin Park Arena Click for full size image
Robin Park Transformation Plans
Proposals outlined for Robin Park Arena and Leisure Centre
08 August 2017
Leigh Leisure Centre Steve Johnson's amazing body transformation Click for full size image
Why I'm hooked on my new lifestyle
Leigh Leisure Centre member sheds six-stone after dramatic lifestyle change.
03 August 2017
Ricky Worthington Paul Just Chris Derbyshire Cllr Jim Moodie Andrew Hewitt Wigan Life Centre Click for full size image
Gym upgrade completes new-look Wigan Life Centre
Boost for Wigan fitness fans as town centre gym and studios are completed.
03 July 2017
Believe Talent Fund athletes and Cllr Jim Moodie at Robin Park Arena. Click for full size image
International stars of the future receive latest funding boost
Wigan Borough's sporting starlets supported in latest round of Believe funding.
28 June 2017
Transplant Games athlete Paul Reynolds (right) Click for full size image
World stage beckons for Robin Park member
Robin Park and Wigan Leisure Centre member Paul Reynolds set to compete in the World Transplant Games.
22 June 2017
Shanaze Reade Street Velodrome Click for full size image
World Champion cyclist heads up Street Velodrome return
Shanaze Reade heads up Team Wigan when Street Velodrome Series lands in Leigh.
14 June 2017
Walking participants in Leigh Click for full size image
1 Million People Active in Greater Manchester
Targets exceeded in latest Active People survey.
14 June 2017
Our Deal with Young People launch at Hindley Fire Station Click for full size image
Our Deal with Young People launch at Hindley Fire Station
New project to tackle anti-social behaviour launches with support from Police Crime Commissioner's office funding.
08 June 2017
Haigh Woodland Park Click for full size image
Picnic in the park
New picnic areas are being introduced in some of Haigh Woodland Park's beauty spots.
05 June 2017
Haigh Fest headliners The Relays Click for full size image
Six of the best for Haigh Fest Rewind
Six of Wigan's finest unsigned bands set to wow the crowd for Haigh Fest's return.
31 May 2017
Jane and Lorenzo Udegbue give The Daily Mile the thumbs up Click for full size image
Kids encouraged to walk to school and tackle the Daily Mile
Parents now joining the Daily Mile alongside over 9,000 pupils in Wigan Borough.
25 May 2017
Staff taking part in the Wellfest Mass Mile in Mesnes Park, Wigan Click for full size image
Wellfest is coming and this time it’s bigger than ever!
Festival celebrating ways people can get healthier and happier, will hit the streets again next month.
23 May 2017