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Shevington Parish Council Meetings – 2022

To view the 2022 schedule of meetings, plus access documents such as agendas and reports, see the Meetings page.

Meetings are currently taking place on Teams or at Vicarage Lane, if you would like to attend a meeting or if you have an item for a future agenda, please contact the parish clerk on clerk.shevingtonpc@yahoo.co.uk or call 01257 473022 or send a message via our contact page or Facebook page.

Wigan Town Centre Parking

❄ Enjoy FREE parking this festive season until 6th January 2023! ❄
From 3pm weekdays and ALL DAY at the weekend.
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Rotary Club info

Remembrance Sunday

Randall corners post box

Job opportunity

Christmas Carols

New Computer course

The members of Shevington Parish Council and all the communities of Shevington Parish express their sorrow on the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, and send their love and sympathy to her whole family.

ARE YOU A RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNER?

Shevington Football Club

New Library Opening Hours

New opening hours will be as follows, commencing Monday August 8th:

Community Libraries (Ashton, Aspull, Atherton, Golborne, Hindley, Ince, Lamberhead, Marsh Green, Platt Bridge, Shevington, Standish, Tyldesley)

Monday – Wednesday 9am-2pm

Thursday – Friday 12pm-5pm

Saturday – 9am-2pm

Central Libraries (Wigan and Leigh)

Monday – Friday 10am-4pm

Saturday – 9am-2pm

New club

Community Link Worker

New defib at Forest Fold

❀️ There is now a defibrillator for use at Forest Fold Allotments, bowling green and scout hut site (off Miles Lane).

It is situated on the side of the scout hut.

Thanks to allotment committee for driving forward this project, particularly Andrew Moakes who has worked to liaise with the North West Ambulance Service and is going to arrange training in future.

There are instructions on the defib, but should you need it, call 999 and you will be guided through the process.

Please email the clerk or contact Shevington Gardening Club should you wish to partake in training. ❀️

Community Service Awards 2022

At our Annual Parish meeting on Wednesday 16th March our community service awards where presented to:

Gerard Hurst, who, as chair of Governors, has for many years steered the Shevington Federation schools through both calm and stormy waters.

Steve Bates, for his many years dedication and hard work in bringing the vision for the Vicarage Lane Fields project to fruition.

James Maloney, for being a true Champion of Shevington community, both District & Parish.

Be Well Services

GP appointments

πŸ“’Do you need a GP? There are lots of ways to access one. You can contact your GP through their website or phone.

Book an appt at a local GP Hub or an evening or weekend.

πŸ“žContact 111 online or over the phone for a out of hours GP.

Crooke Village Residents Association

Do you live, work, or exercise around Crooke Village? Would you like to help the volunteers of ‘Crooke Village Residents Association’ to maintain the village?

If so, look on Facebook for ‘Friends of Crooke Village‘ and make contact with us to find out how you can help. The CVRA meet the second Tuesday of every month at Crooke Hall Inn public house. The CVRA AGM is Tuesday 30 November. All are welcome.

Free parking- Wigan Council owned car parks

Notice of Conclusion of Audit

Free short-term wheelchair loan in Shevington

If you have occasions when using a wheelchair would help you or a relative make the most of the village, here’s a solution.
Greater Manchester’s ‘Age Friendly Neighbourhood’ project enabled Shevington Community Association to buy two transit wheelchairs which can be borrowed free of charge. These I-Lite chairs are lightweight but strong; safe for users up to 18stone; ideal to be pushed from car park to cafe or to a local appointment; they fold and can go in a car boot.
It is important to note that they are for short term use only and borrowed at the users’ own risk.
If you have an occasion when this would be useful to you, please contact
Sheila Milnes 01257 253735 / 07510 55 67 55 or Marlaine Whitham 07806938114 / 01257 253055 or one of the stewards at Shevington Methodist Church.

Friends of Gathurst Station

If you are interested in assisting with a bit of weeding/planting/watering at Gathurst Station. Contact Keith Till by e-mail please: kthtl3@googlemail.com PS Not too much watering required at the moment!

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