Ashton in Makerfield Community Forum

The Ashton in Makerfield Community Forum is an independent website dedicated to recording events in the local community. It was established in 1999 to report the work of the Ashton Town Centre Group and its successor, the Ashton Community Forum, a non-political community association. Established to bring local residents together in the interests of the town.

Ashton in Makerfield Community News

Fact or Fiction Animal Hunt

At the 3 Sisters – Sunday 20th September

Between 1.00 and 3.30 pm

Bring a pen or pencil to fill in the answer sheet.
Follow the arrows to find the animals.
Do you know if they are real or made-up?

Suitable for children 11 years and under

Must be accompanied by an adult.

Council Invite Residents to Meeting

Wigan Council are inviting residents to have their say about “The Deal” project.

“The Deal is an informal agreement between the council and everyone who lives or works here to work together to create a better borough.

We have committed to a series of pledges and in return need residents and businesses to play their part too.”

Meeting is open to all residents on the 16th of September 2105.
6.20 p.m. – 8.00 p.m.
R.L. Hughes Primary School, Old Rd.

New Community Group Formed

September the first saw the beginning of the community group “Friends of Ashton Heath”. They are on the lookout for volunteers who want help maintain the heath for all to enjoy and any ideas of how the heath can be best used.

Next Meeting: Tuesday 6th October 2015 7.00pm at the Eagle and Child.

More information on the website

Useful Numbers

  • Police – none emergency
  • Anti-Social Behaviour
    or Noisy Neighbours
  • Crime Stoppers
    0800 555 111
  • Wigan Council
  • Leigh Walk-in Centre
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