Category: News

May 1, 2024
Wigan wonder team win prestigious award.

A Wigan based team has been named winners of the Community Group award at this year’s prestigious Scope Disability Equality Awards. Wigan-based Happy Smiles Training […]

May 1, 2024
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January 2, 2024
Social Enterprise of the month: PGW Rebuild with hope

Rebuild with Hope caused a stir earlier this year when it set up its flagship store in the former Debenhams store in Wigan’s Grand Arcade. […]

December 7, 2023
The Twelve Days of a Proper Good Wigan Christmas

What a year it has been! As the countdown to Christmas starts, we are reflecting on 2023 and some of the extraordinary social enterprises we […]

November 20, 2023
Not-for-profit businesses ‘come on down’ to celebrate Social Enterprise Day

Businesses that work for the good of the community have gathered in Wigan to celebrate Social Enterprise Day, in 80s gameshow-style.  Wiganers were encouraged to […]

November 9, 2023
Proper Good media workshops for social enterprises

Yellow Jigsaw is bringing their community media expertise to a series of Proper Good workshops in the new year. Led by Yellow Jigsaw’s media director […]

October 30, 2023
Social Enterprise of the month: PGW Wigan Workshop CIC

Wigan Workshop CIC runs practical courses for the community. They offer affordablesessions in sewing, woodwork, joinery, DIY, and arts and craft. It recently became one […]

October 25, 2023
Rebuild With Hope, Grand Arcade (formerly Debenhams)

Date – 16th November 2023 Location: Rebuild With Hope, Grand Arcade (formerly Debenhams) Time: 10am – 6pm (with opportunities to attend throughout the day) The event will […]

October 3, 2023
Social Enterprise of the month: Verve

This is a good yarn. What do knitters, nannas, veterans and not-for-profit foster care have in common?  Threading these themes together is Verve Community CIC. […]

October 3, 2023
Grand opening of Wigan social enterprise hub in former Debenhams store

Wigan social enterprises are taking centre stage at the town’s former Debenhams store.   The building was formally re-opened on Thursday by the Mayor of Wigan […]

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    Wigan & Leigh Community Charity. Business Community Hub. Platt Bridge Community Zone.
    81 Ribble Road, Platt Bridge, Wigan. WN2 5EG
    made possible by the hard work and dedication of many people and among others the following organisations.