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3-in-1 teenage booster

The teenage booster, also known as the 3-in-1 or the Td/IPV vaccine, is given to boost protection against 3 separate diseases: tetanus, diphtheria and polio. It's a single injection given into the muscle of the upper arm. Learn more about immunisations for young people. Who should have…

30 hours funded childcare for Foster Carers in Wigan

Children in foster care who are aged 3 or 4 years old may be able to get 30 hours funded childcare. This is an extra 15 hours on top of the 15 universal hours that all 3 and 4 year olds are entitled to. Accessing…

Activities

In this category you will find information about local activities, clubs and community groups in and around Wigan. We have year round activities whether you are looking for a new hobby, to meet new people or family days out we have something for everyone to enjoy.…

Admission to Primary School

Children can start in Reception class the September after their 4th birthday.  You can register your child at any Wigan Primary School, no later than the beginning of November before the child is due to start school the following September. This is not an application for…

Admission to Secondary School

If your child will turn 11 between 1 September and 31 August, he or she will transfer to secondary school at the start of the new school year, the following September. Parents will be able to access admissions information and apply online from the beginning…

Alcohol support

Realising you have a problem with alcohol is the first big step to getting help. You may need help if: you often feel the need to have a drink you get into trouble because of your drinking other people warn you about how much you're…

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships allow you to earn a salary while you learn on the job and are fast becoming a popular form of recruitment in many industries. For full details/information please visit the website provided.

Arthritis

Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation in a joint. In the UK, more than 10 million people have arthritis or other, similar conditions that affect the joints. Arthritis affects people of all ages, including children. For full information and advice please visit the…

Atherton Start Well Family Centre

(A Sure Start Registered Children’s Centre) Supporting the communities of Atherton, Tyldesley, Astley and Mosley Common. What's on During Covid-19 we have some fantastic activities taking place online, please select the activity timetable to find out more or contact your local Start Well Centre. Where?…

Baby teething symptoms

When it comes to teething, all babies are different. But your baby will probably get their first tooth some time during their first year. Keep reading to find out how to spot when your baby is teething and what order your baby's teeth are likely to appear in.…
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