In just its second year, the Wigan Schools Triathlon is proving to be a huge success, attracting Year 5 to Year 8 pupils from 44 schools across the Borough.
The triathlon, held at Leigh Sports Village last Thursday, 07 July, saw young triathletes participate in swimming at Leigh Indoor Sports Centre, cycle around the stadium and complete laps around the athletics track. Despite the poor weather conditions all participants...
Great opportunity for young Football players
Football Scholarship Scheme 2011-12/13
Law Training in partnership with Leigh Genesis Juniors will soon be launching their successful scholarship scheme for the season 2011/12. Could you be the next top pro/semi-pro footballer?
Are you a talented young football player aged 16-18 years old? Would you like to be part of this unique opportunity?
Leigh Sports Village Stadium will host the North West Counties Schools Cup Finals next Tuesday, 08 February.
Both the Boy's Year 7 and Boy's Year 11 finals will
be played consecutively and will feature two schools from Wigan. The
matches taking place are as follows:
Year 7 Boy's Final - St Peters High School (Wigan) v Rainford High (St Helens) – kick off 6pm (25 minutes each way, with 5 minutes for half time)
Wigan Council children's
services officers are welcoming the latest assessment from government
In a report to Nick Hudson,
executive director of children and young people's services, Ofsted states that
Wigan is at level 3 and performing well. "The very large majority of
services are good or better," the report says.
In national tests, the
borough's 11 year olds achieve as well as their peers...
The 2011 Prom season will soon be upon us, so if your looking for the very latest in prom wear then checkout Brides of Leigh for an outstanding collection, with styles and colours to suit all, and prices to please every pocket. www.apromgown.co.uk So if you know the saying "First come best dressed" then don`t delay. We won`t sell the same gown in the same colour to your school.
TWO men posed as BT workers to burgle numerous shops including WH Smith stores in Bristol and Weston-super-Mare. The duo stole tens of thousands of pounds from branches of WH Smith across the South of England in a sophisticated spree of daring burglaries, a court heard. They also targeted a branch of Peacocks in Gloucester and a Superdrug in Monmouth. The pair managed to steal well in excess of £100,000 during the crime spree...
BRISTOL-based stock broker Hargreaves Lansdown is one of the companies taking a hit as the crisis gripping the Stock Market shows no signs of easing. In the space of just a few hours yesterday the value of the country's leading 100 companies dropped by a staggering £64 billion. Hargreaves Lansdown, which was promoted to the all important FTSE 100 at the start of the year, has seen the value of its shares fall by 12 per cent...
WOULD any kind people who know the whereabouts of a lady, aged 71, Janet May Ashby, mother of Roy, Debbie, Ivan and Robert, from Coventry, who moved to the Bristol area in 1990 be so kind as to let the Evening Post know? As an old friend I would be forever grateful. Frank Marlow Sidmouth
A FORMER drug addict caught growing cannabis at his home in Knowle has been given a 12-month suspended prison sentence. When police raided the home of David McDermott, 25, they found nine cannabis plants in a bedroom, Bristol Crown Court heard. During the search on February 18, officers found five wraps of cannabis, each containing one gram of the Class B drug. They also found a bag containing a small amount of amphetamine powder, a...
A WIDOW says she is fed up with "thoroughly unpleasant" bus journeys with dogs on seats and disagreeable smells on a route in Bristol. Theresa Driscoll has used the small First no 36 bus since her husband David Waters passed away four months ago. Mr Waters was a local stalwart who worked tirelessly for the community of Brislington and his Ms Driscoll, 63, embodies her husband's fighting spirit. Since catching the bus...