Wigan Borough Armed Forces Day 29th June 2019

Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pmWigan Borough Armed Forces Day celebrations will compromise of an Armed Forces ‘Faire’ which will be located with the Town Centre of Wigan. Up to one hundred stalls and thirty military vehicle stands (past and present) will be located with...

Council Committment to Armed Forces Recognised with Award

The Ministry of Defence presented their bronze level ‘Employer Recognition’ award to a local authority for their work with the armed forces. Wigan Council was awarded the certificate today in their new armed forces hub, which opened last summer, as an acknowledgement...

Wigan Armed Forces Hub is Launched

Wigan’s long-awaited new Armed Forces Hub has been launched with much pomp and ceremony. Falklands War Hero Simon Weston CBE and Andy Reid, who lost both legs and his right arm while on duty in Afghanistan, were among the honoured guests to perform the ribbon-cutting...

Major £500,000 Investment in Armed Forces Hub for Wigan Borough

A major £500,000 investment to deliver world class support to the armed forces in Wigan Borough has been announced. The funding will see work start on developing the ‘Armed Forces Community hub’. The hub will be a centre of excellence to give specialist support to the...