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Write 1000 words, win £100!
Monday 22nd August, 2011

Do you have a passion for local history? Is there a local history topic that you would love to see featured in Past Forward? Then why not take part in Wigan Borough Environment and Heritage Network’s Local History Writing Competition?

First Prize - £100
Second Prize - £75
Third Prize - £50

Past Forward is the local history magazine for Wigan Borough and is published by Wigan Heritage Service. For more information visit www.wlct.org/heritage-services/past-forward.htm

  • Articles must be a maximum of 1000 words.
  • Articles must focus on a local history topic within the geographical boundaries of Wigan Borough.
  • By entering the competition you agree to your work being published in Past Forward. The winning article will be published in Past Forward Issue 59. Other submissions may also be published in Issue 59 or held on file for publication in a future edition. If selected for publication the Past Forward Editorial Team may edit your submission.

How to enter
  • Articles must be received by e-mail or post by Friday 14 October 2011.
  • Electronic submissions are preferred although handwritten ones will be accepted.
  • You must state clearly that your article is an entry into the Local History Writing Competition.
  • You must include your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address (if applicable). We will not pass your details on to anyone.
  • It will not be possible for articles to be returned.
  • You are welcome to include photographs or images however they cannot be returned.

Submit to pastforward@wlct.org OR Local History Writing Competition, Past Forward, Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street, Wigan WN1 1NU

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