My favourites are Uncle Joe’s treacle toffees (caramels), Linma. I keep scoffing bagfuls.
Wigan Council‘s help for residents in self-isolation without family or friends to help.
Please call 01942 489018 or complete a self-referral form: Link
Wigan centre, Leigh centre, Worsley Hall, Atherton, Ashton, Hindley, Shevington
Key workers & community groups will operate the hubs,
Local residents can volunteer too - Link
Aspull, New Springs and Whelley - One House
The Old Courts - Covid-19 Community Help
Sunshine House in Scholes have a pantry open 10am - 2pm, Mon - Fri.
Bags with a selection of food are £1 and there may be other items to buy too.
They also have a meal order system, for collection or delivery to certain locations.
Find out more on the FB Page
or ring 01942 820026.
Church Wigan offer both practical & spiritual support where they can - Link
• Tom’s Pantry
St James Centre Poolstock, Church St, Poolstock, WN3 5DZ
Open Mon to Fri, 9.30am-11.30am
• Outlet at St B’s
St Barnabas Church, Marsh Green Rd, Marsh Green, WN5 0QR
Open Mon–Sat, 2pm–4pm
For emergency food/hampers or ‘Keep Warm’ packs:
Tel 01695 386650 (between 9:30am-6pm) or complete the form here
For help getting regular shopping or prescriptions:
Tel 01942 410910 and leave a message & contact number, or submit the form here
Family Support & Resources - Church Wigan Facebook
A church group based in Worsley Mesnes: lighthouse.wigan.church
Wigan and Leigh Carers Support Line - 01942 705959
Or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Blue card registration - www.wlcccarers.com
W&L Carers Centre aim for supermarkets to allow access during ‘restricted hours’ Tweet
Age UK Wigan Borough is reassuring elderly residents they are not alone and to get in touch if they need help. (Link
Ring on 01942 241972 or 01942 615880 (Mon to Fri, 9am – 4.30pm)
Or find out more at www.ageuk.org.uk/wiganborough
My Life Charity are helping the community in a number of ways: www.my-life.org.uk
The Standish Café is closed but offers a local hamper delivery service at reasonable prices.
Full of fresh local produce, call 01257 472900 or email email@example.com for info.
Food delivery - www.wigan.gov.uk
A list of local businesses offering delivery services to nearby households.