Summer Newsletter from Wigan and Leigh Carers Centre

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Good afternoon

Our Summer news is here – you can download a PDF copy via our website here:

Upcoming Carers Cafe Clubs

We have some Carers Cafe Clubs out in the community.  This is an opportunity for carers and loved ones to come for a cuppa and meet with the some of our team and other carers.

Friday 12th July, 10.30 am – 12.30 pm Wild Mint Cafe, Appley Bridge

Tuesday 16th July, 1 pm – 3 pm The Snug Coffee House, Atherton

Friday 19th July, 10.00 am – 12 noon Wild Mint Cafe, Appley Bridge

Friday 19th July, 2 pm – 4 pm Shevington Library 

Win 2 x Wigan Athletic tickets (to the game of your choice)

We have a fantastic new Crowdfunder taking place with an opportunity to win 2 tickets to a Wigan Athletic game of your choice.

Please share far and wide – we are raising funds to support unpaid carers in Wigan and Leigh

Enter here:

Wigan Scuba Divers Local Community Survey 

Are in the process of applying for sports grants to enable us to offer subsidised scuba diving to the local community. For this they want to reach out to individuals to assess demand and interest and gather feedback on this initiative. 

Complete the form here:

Wigan Workshop have a discount code for carers

Wigan Workshop have a wonderful new arts session coming on 18th July

This is an Arts class facilitated by Sarah from True Colours Expressive Arts. Sarah has taught many sessions before and is a qualified Art Teacher. They are very excited to have her back and this is the first of many more sessions that she will be running!

A discount code for carers has been set up.  The classes are only £4 and this code gives 20% off.

Code:  WLC24

Sending you best wishes


​​​​​Kind regards,

​​Lisa Fletcher
Marketing and Communications Officer
(Please note Tuesdays and Thursdays are my non working days) Lisa Fletcher 
Marketing and Communications Officer 
Wigan and Leigh Carers Centre 
3‑5 Frederick Street, Hindley, Wigan, WN2 3BD 
01942 697885  07709297502