Our Town programme gets under way

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  • Council pledged £600,000 in 2020 to improve local town centres as part of the Our Town programme
  • Programme postponed due to pandemic but will resume in May 2021
  • 12 districts to get new cleaner, greener package to tidy up streets starting in Ince
  • Works include new bins, new trees and flower planters, enhanced road maintenance and deep clean
  • Additional £400k announced to widen the programme of activities, bringing the total pot to £1million.
  • The 12 district centres are: Hindley, Golborne, Leigh, Orrell, Aspull, Lowton, Standish, Pemberton, Ashton, Atherton, Platt Bridge and Tyldesley.
  • Wigan Council teams will be on site at each district centre for approximately three weeks. Schedule of works:
  • Ince – May
  • Golborne – May
  • Atherton – May / June
  • Pemberton – June
  • Ashton – June / July
  • Lowton – July
  • Hindley – July / August
  • Aspull – August
  • Orrell – August / September
  • Platt Bridge – September
  • Tyldesley – September / October
  • Standish – September / October