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Thousands ‘go car free’ this Clean Air Day

Thousands of Greater Manchester residents are leaving their cars at home today to mark National Clean Air Day. Walking, scooting and cycling is widely encouraged...

VaccChat: Local businesses to talk with customers about COVID-19 vaccine

Staff from local businesses across Greater Manchester are being encouraged to chat to clients about the COVID-19 vaccine to help reduce misinformation as part...

Who are you going to call? Scambusters – volunteers supporting GMP in the fight against fraud

Meet the Scambusters: a team of volunteers who give up their time to offer help and support to victims of fraud on behalf of...

Covid-19: What can I do from today?

The easing of lockdown restrictions come into play today, so we're breaking down the new rules for you here. Gathering limits  You can now gather outdoors...
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Wigan

Four Greater Manchester chippies that have the nation hooked

As the saying goes, today's news is tomorrow's fish and chip paper - but in this instance, it would be an honour to be...

Memories of spending Saturday’s ‘Donkey Stoning’ for 6d spends

Our Tameside reporter, Bob, revisits a time when he would get on his hands and knees to carry out “stoning the step” for his...

This is where each Greater Manchester region gets its name from

Every word has an origin, so where does each region of Greater Manchester get its name from? Bolton Derived from the Old English word bothl-tun, meaning...

Wigan residents share how COVID-19 has impacted their lives

Age UK Wigan Borough has explored how the Covid19 pandemic is impacting the lives of over 50s in Wigan during 2020 - and produced...

Wigan crafter uses skills to support COVID 19 response – and receives MBE

A keen knitter, sewist and craftist from Wigan has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Michele Nel, from Standish, has received an MBE...

Wigan community hero awarded British Empire Medal

A Wigan resident who has dedicated his life to community work has been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours list for services to...
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