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.
GARY LINEKER has decided to leave Twitter, saying it was because "it tends to take over". As frequent user of Twitter, the football presenter said he wanted to go back to life without the distraction of the popular website. "I left Twitter because it tends to take over and I thought I would try life without it. There is absolutely nothing sinister about the decision at all," the Match Of The Day host told The Sun....
CASH-strapped councillors are breathing a sigh of relief after a priceless piece of 18th century civic silverware crashed to the ground during a meeting. The historic Great Mace, which dates from 1776, is a symbol of the Lord Mayor of Hull's powers. By tradition, it is carried into the Guildhall council chamber and placed on a special wooden cradle before the start of monthly full council meetings, which are chaired by the Lord...
The Beaconsfield School has also just announced it will only open for students sitting public exams. They join St Mary's and Beaconsfield High on the list of closures. No word yet from Butler's Court but please go HERE for the latest updates.
A MOTHER says her 11-year-old boy is lucky to be alive after he was horrifically burnt when playing with a lighter and an aerosol. The can blew up causing 45 per cent burns to Owen Shepherd's face, arms, hands and legs. Now he must undergo skin grafts to repair some of the damage. Speaking to the Mail from her son's bedside in hospital, Hayley Shepherd said he was saved only by the quick actions of a passerby, who rolled him in...
HULL KR coach Craig Sandercock admits yesterday's 28-18 derby win over Hull FC was soured by injuries to three key players. Centre Kris Welham and second rowers Con Mika and Cory Paterson are all now doubtful for the Super League season opener against Catalan on February 3. Vice-captain Welham, who has only just returned from seven months out with a broken ankle, was taken to hospital for x-rays, having suffered a suspected broken...