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Wigan and Bolton councils outsource IT

Wigan’s seven-year-long £47m contract in “partnership” with neighbouring Bolton Council will see 46 staff transfer to private …

Wigan council: increasing admission charges for day centre activities

From the council’s 2012 - 2013 budget papers: “Admission for Day Centre Activities - This charge is for Service users in …

Wigan council: increasing day care charges

From the council’s 2012-2013 budget papers: “Day Care - It is proposed to increase Day care attendance charges, in line with …

Wigan council: reducing number of looked after children

The Wigan council budget for 2012-2013 has a proposal to: “Re-configuring services for looked after children, including …

Popular Orrell recycling centre closed in Wigan

Orrell Recycling Centre was closed at the beginning of March, as part of council cuts. This is in spite of a campaign to keep …

Disability and social care, Wigan

Wigan has recently closed two day centres for people with mental health conditions and is consulting local residents on …

Standish Library, Wigan

Under threat. New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean …

Shevington Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Platt Bridge Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Marsh Green Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Lamberhead Green Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Ince Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Hope Community Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Hindley Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Beech Hill Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Aspull Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Ashton Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Abram Community Library, Wigan

New press report suggests 6 (rather than 15) libraries will close, but doesn’t name which. 25% cuts may mean shorter hours and …

Wigan Connexions

Connexions, the youth careers advice and information service, cut around 30 FTE (full-time equivalent) posts during 2010/11 - …

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS staff

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust plans to reduce its workforce by the equivalent of 533 full-time staff …

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