The clocks are going back, the nights are drawing in, and the weather will soon be taking a turn for the worse… Autumn is here, and for the parents of children who ride their bikes to school – often in dark, cold and wet conditions – it can be a worrying time of year. So, […]
Every little helps… it’s the slogan of a well-known high street supermarket chain familiar to many of us. But for local community volunteer Carol Bate, it’s also become a bit of a personal mantra, as well… one which she hopes more neighbours will adopt as their own. The grandmother of two has recently become the […]
Leigh Neighbours is delighted to be supporting this year’s Leigh Canal Festival! The 5th Annual Leigh Canal Festival returns to the Leigh Miners Welfare Institute and is set to be the biggest with a wide range of attractions most of which are free, available on the 14th and 15th of September 10am till 5pm. For […]
You can read all our recent news in the Summer issue of NeighbourLeigh News. We hope you enjoy reading all our news updates from the past couple of months! If you’d like to get in touch, check out how you can volunteer, or find out how we can promote your stories, activities or events, please contact […]
You may have heard about them on social media… You might have read about them in the Summer edition of Wigan Council’s Borough Life magazine… (check out pages 30/31!) You may even have caught sight of one or two of them when you where out and about… But where exactly are these bollard wraps that […]
Our popular hanging basket workshops are back – and we want to make this a bumper Summer event! We’re inviting residents, community groups, agencies, churches, schools and businesses to join us in helping to create a floral oasis here in Leigh West. Whilst the plants and compost are provided free to people who live in […]
They’re solid, short and sturdy – ideally suited for controlling road traffic and preventing ram raiding. But here in Leigh, the humble bollard has been given a modern urban makeover! Across the Leigh Neighbours project area, a number of these basic, functional but wholly unremarkable items of street furniture have been transformed into artistic installations […]
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Have you ever fancied the idea of volunteering in your community – but you don’t know where to start? It’s not always easy. How do you find out what voluntary projects are on your doorstep? How do you get in touch with them? What kind of skills do you need to have in order to […]
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Ho! Ho! Ho! Be like Santa’s elves and get creative at our FREE family craft workshop! Learn how to create unique hand-made Christmas cards… reindeer food gift bags… and festive candy cones! Saturday 8th December, 10am -12noon Kingsleigh Methodist Church community centre No need to book! Complimentary materials and refreshments.