A new events fund has opened this week and is inviting bids from community groups who want to celebrate their local area.
The council has launched the fund as part of the Our Town campaign which aims to celebrate our diverse mix of towns and the people who make them great.
The fund opened on Monday 10th February for applications from all new and existing community and voluntary groups.
The council is asking for bids for celebratory events which will increase civic pride, promote social inclusion while supporting the local high street.
The deadline for applications is Monday 30th March 2020.
For details of how to apply and to read the full criteria visit: https://www.wigan.gov.uk/Council/The-Deal/Deal-Communities/Our-Town/Our-Town-events-funding.aspx