In Wigan a range of partners are working to support people to be more active and to design moving, physical activity and sport back into daily life.
Be Well is the council services to support people to; Be active, be healthy, be well
The charitable trust of Wigan Athletic Football Club, with the aim to improve health, enhance life chances and create stronger, safer communities.
Wigan Warriors’ official charity that uses the power of sport and Rugby League to make a difference to people’s lives.
Leigh Community Trust is a thriving community focused charity that has harnessed the power of sport and its affiliation to the local professional sports club to use as a means of both personal and community development and cohesion. They aim to enhance and support the community by creating a stronger and safer place, increased educational attainment, improved physical and mental wellbeing and the promotion of social inclusion for the public benefit by preventing people from becoming excluded, relieving the needs of those marginalised and assisting them to integrate back into society.
School Games Organisers (SGOs) have several key roles: to coordinate appropriate competitive opportunities for all young people from Key Stage 2-4, to recruit, train and deploy a suitable workforce, and to support the development of club opportunities for all young people. In Wigan, the SGOs are;
TfGM have a number of schemes aimed at making active travel the number one choice for travelling to work, to school and to the shops. This includes ‘The Bee Network’ connecting up areas and communities in Greater Manchester, making it easy, safe and attractive for people to travel on foot or by bike for everyday trips.