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Friday, 13 May, 2022: Invitation to join Lions; live theatre returns; get ready for Golborne Carnival! Plus: exclusive discounts at teeth straightening event.

Friday, 6 May 2022: Local election results revealed, Lowton lottery winners scoop £7.9m; Golborne High expansion plans approved.

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Friday, 29 April: Who'll get your vote in local elections? Golborne hosts Concert for Ukraine; Don't miss 80s Party Night!

Friday, 22 April 2022: 'Legends' of brass inspire amateur musicians; Local bid for Railway HQ; Discounted tickets for Golborne Live; Unlock your past at Family History session.

Friday, 8 April: Easter activities & election candidates! It's all in this week's bulletin. Plus: Ultimate Coldplay to headline Golborne music festival!

Friday, 1 April: Clean-up leaves neighbourhood looking good; deadline approaches to comment on proposed road changes; enter our Spring Photo Challenge.

Friday, 25 March, 2022: Get your tickets now for Golborne Live! Plus: key milestone in fight against HS2; Jobs open day; 15% off children's shoes.

Friday, 18 March 2022: How Active Neighbourhood plans could affect YOUR journeys; anti-social behaviour getting better, say police; join a community cleanup.

Friday, 11 March 2022: Save the date - Golborne Carnival returns! Plus: Improving walking & cycling in Golborne; Locally made PPE hits the catwalk; Concert marks colliery disaster.

Friday, March 4, 2022: Volunteers step in to save two valued community assets. Plus: HS2 latest; Free camera club in Golborne; tributes to 100-year old who died on her birthday. Plus: Lots of dates for your diary.

Friday, Feb 25, 2022: Lions give generously; Extra Time Hub comes to Golborne; Dine in style during Pie Week; Half price children's shoe offer.

Friday, 18 February, 2022: 3 things you need to know this week; Ivy seeks old friends to celebrate 100th birthday; Volunteers needed to secure Community Group's future.

Friday, 11 February, 2022: Community Centre's future in doubt; grants up for grabs; Support Local Valentines inspiration; join a drawing and sketching club.

Friday, 4 February, 2022: Revealed: How new £2.4m cafe at Pennington Flash will look. Plus: New Youth Hub work begins; Leigh Lions; Parkside work begins plus: your invitation to a Facebook group with a difference.

Friday, 28 January, 2022: Free brass band concert; Karaoke night; college open day; free tutoring for kids... and more!

Friday, 21 January, 2022: Golborne High plans academy conversion; Residents group future in doubt; operatic society scoops originality award; join a community cleanup. Plus, long serving councillor dies; trunk road back on agenda and a chance to hear the very best brass bands play - for free!

Friday, 14 January, 2022: Golborne High reveals future plans; Clean Air fees delayed; 7 dates for your diary. Plus: Why not try 'spiritual' Circle Dancing!

Friday, 7 January 2022: Engineering apprenticeships up for grabs; New Deal for local businesses; 3 news items you may have missed; plus lots of tips for a healthy you in 2022.

Friday, 17 December, 2021: Your festive what's on guide for Lowton and Golborne: Live music this weekend; last chance to visit lakeside Christmas Market, enjoy a family carol service.Plus, last minute gift inspiration from local businesses.

Friday 10 December, 2021: Christmas Fairs this weekend; Snow graffiti transforms day care centre; Rotary Santa set to return to Lowton; More present ideas from our Support Local Gift Guide.

Friday, 3 December, 2021: Christmas events for your weekend: Golborne Christmas Fayre; live music; Culcheth Christmas Market. Plus: Rotary Santa dates.

Friday, 26 November, 2021:  Our Support Local Christmas Gift Guide is now live! Plus: Hundreds turn out for Golborne Christmas Lights Switch-on; Floating Earth is a big hit. Plus: Rotary Santa dates revealed.

Friday, 19 November, 2021: The end for HS2 through Lowton & Golborne? Also inside: Golborne Christmas lights switch on; Parkside development approved; Golborne Library finally reopens.

Friday, 12 November, 2021: Something spectacular is coming to Pennington Flash! Plus: local Remembrance service; Christmas bargains at Golborne shop; Lowton mental health service praised.

Friday, 5 November, 2021: Last chance to get fireworks tickets; Culcheth Christmas shopping event; local job vacancies; Lowton tutor publishes book.

Friday, 29 October 2021: Budget funding new Golborne train station; guide to local firework displays; an Aldi for Culcheth? Plus latest from our new Community Noticeboard.

Friday, 22 October, 2021: Community clean-up blitzes rubbish from streets; stallholders needed for Christmas market; more dates for your diary!

Friday, 15 October, 2021: A bumper round up of what's on this October - from pumpkin picking to bonfires and fireworks displays. Plus, latest on our Community Noticeboard and even more dates for your diary.

Friday, 8 October, 2021: Lost, found, wanted... do you have something for our new Community Noticeboard? Also inside: your weekly roundup of news and events for Lowton and Golborne.

Friday, 1 October, 2021: Police pledge to identify young people involved in anti-social behaviour; charity auction this weekend; East Lancs roadworks warning; take a look around Culcheth High.

Friday, 24 September, 2021: Cheers! Church Inn finally reopens. Golborne dad takes on Marathon Challenge, community clean-up arranged, new men's mental health group.

Friday, 17 September, 2021: Big news as historic Lowton pub prepares to reopen; results of Lowton and Golborne infrastructure consultation are in; Golborne volunteer makes UK 'Happy List'.

Friday, 10 September, 2021: Community celebrates church anniversary; road closures you need to know about; car boot sale this Saturday; chance to see a real steam train... and more!

Friday, 3 September 2021: Golborne church celebrates 150 years; Chippy's kind act for new parents; luxurious private pool for hire!

Friday, 27 August 2021: Local property price boom; bank holiday beer garden guide; free tutoring to give your child a back to school boost!

Friday, 20 August 2021: Don't miss the last summer Craft Fayre for Golborne, Lowton woman becomes published poet; Lowton and Golborne's top recyclers revealed!

Friday, August 13, 2021: Corrie stars pull pints in Lowton pub; GCSE celebrations for Lowton and Golborne pupils, Wigan Pride returns tomorrow.

Friday, August 6, 2021: New wetland created at Golborne school; Don't miss Newton Town Show; local library shuts its doors.

Friday, July 30, 2021: Your week ahead in Lowton and Golborne, including: NW in Bloom judgement day looms, bakers brew up for charity, will you race for life?

Friday, July 23, 2021: Mini makeoever for Lowton, weekend of craft fairs, chance to visit an award winning garden.

Friday, July 16, 2021: Gymnastics academy back on its feet, free baby first aid classes run by Lowton mum, your gardening tip for this week.

Friday, July 9, 2021: Football fever grips Lowton and Golborne ahead of Euro 2020 final, cheerleaders triumph at virtual competition, new children's choir launches.

Friday, July 2, 2021: Go strawberry picking this weekend... Lowton care home wins TWO awards... Why your bin wasn't emptied this week.

Friday, 25 June, 2021: Two events for your weekend ahead, launch of the Summer Photo Challenge. Plus your weekly gardening tip & more.

Friday, 18 June, 2021: An Aldi for Lowton? Vaccine centre moves on, schools win awards. And: do you know where you nearest defib is?

Friday 11 June: Angela's kind act for the community wins her an award; vaccination centre volunteers needed; new foodbank opens in Golborne.

Friday 4 June: New craft fayres planned for summer in Golborne; Ruth named a hero in Community Awards; browse our #SupportLocal Fathers' Day Gift Guide

Friday, 28 May 2021: Shop Local with our Father's Day Gift Guide; Golborne councillor named Mayor; Lowton's vaccine take up is highest in borough.

Friday, 21 May 2021: Makeover for Golborne town centre, YOUR local heroes revealed, community group gives away 20,000 masks in Lowton and Golborne.

Friday, 14 May, 2021: Lowton and Golborne businesses prepare to fully reopen

Friday 7 May, 2021: Local election results special

Friday, April 30, 2021: Get ready for Bank Holiday weekend in Lowton and Golborne!

Friday, April 23, 2021: Golborne business supports Earth Day, Kindhearted Ursula wins award, nominate a local hero.

Friday, April 16, 2021: First phase of reopening gets underway; your fantastic spring photos;  four things you need to know this week,

Friday, 9 April 2021: Local Election candidates revealed; Young Citizens named; and did your photo make our Spring Photo Challenge?

Friday, 2 April 2021: 4 things you need to know this week; join our spring photo challenge; be insprired by our April gardening guide.

Friday, 26 March 2021: Janet stars on Ready Steady Cook; can you help with appeal for old photos of Lowton; Aisla Mae clocks up 255 miles for charity!

Friday, 19 March 2021: Netflix debut for 11-year-old Golborne actress; St Patrick's Day fun; new cafe for Pennington Flash. Plus: last chance to choose local improvements.

Friday, 13 March 2021: Have your say on how £8.6m should be spent in Lowton and Golborne; Shop Local this Mother's Day.

Friday, 5 March 2021: Changes to rail services threaten reopening of Golborne station; churches begin to reopen; David's lockdown hobby raises hundreds for charities.

Friday, 26 February: Tree planting volunteers wanted; Golborne Carnival memories; shop local this Mother's Day. Plus: WIN £300 worth of blinds or shutters.

Friday, 19 February: Golborne mossland to help fight climate change; Lowton 8-year-old embarks on 100 mile charity walk; Future for popular local pub revealed.