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Manchester Pride

Wigan young people get a shoe in at Manchester Pride. Young people from Wigan Borough promise to be the life and sole of the party after managing to shoe in an entry to the Manchester Pride parade. Anyone travelling to Manchester Pride festival should look out for the borough’s entry in the famous parade on Saturday afternoon. The Open Minds ... Read More »

Jenny Turns Life Around By Learning New Skills

From Mischief to Mechanics An ambitious teen has ditched a life of mayhem and mischief to focus on her future. Just a few years ago Jenny Sweeny’s life was spiralling out of control, she was taking drugs, playing truant from school and arguing daily with her mum. But now thanks to a Wigan work and training based initiative the 16-year-old ... Read More »

Easi-Drive Gets Wigan Charity Out Of A Fix

The Wigan-based charity Fix-It UK has received a £4000 boost from leading accident management specialists Easi-Drive. The charity, based on the Rosebridge Industrial Estate, in Springview, runs vocational training courses in motor mechanics for disadvantaged 14-19-year-olds. They were left devastated in November last year when thieves took all of their tools, specialist equipment and even the playstation the students had ... Read More »