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Wigan Community Champion brings creativity to Experience Coordinator role

Local community champion, Charlene Frodsham, from Wigan, has joined the team at the Belong Wigan care village in Platt Bridge, taking up the post of experience coordinator

Belong Wigan participants made the UK top 10 in the ‘Road Worlds for Seniors’

Cycling a gran total of 500km in an international indoor cycling competition is cause for celebration for 15 Belong Wigan care village residents, but...

‘Strictly’ fan is back on her feet and hoping to dance her way through to her 100th birthday

99-year-old dancing queen, May Choraffa’s, days on the dance floor looked like they were over when a serious hip injury left her in a...

Belong Wigan appoints Experience Coordinator

Leading care village operator, Belong, has appointed Tanya Guy as experience coordinator for its state-of-the-art village in Wigan, with responsibility for the development and...

Local volunteers become Dementia Friends

Local volunteers from the National Citizens Service (NCS) have been getting to know residents at Belong Wigan, the state-of-the-art care village operated by Belong,...

Specialist care village residents enjoy fun on the farm

Residents of specialist care village, Belong Wigan, were delighted to spend a day getting up close and personal with a range of animals during...

Primary school children become Dementia Friends

Twenty-seven junior school pupils from local school, St Benedict’s Primary School in Hindley, have attended a dementia awareness session promoting discussion and understanding...

Greater Manchester Mayor, Andy Burnham joins in May’s birthday celebrations

May Fazackerly, resident at specialist care village Belong Wigan, has celebrated her 105th birthday in style with a special Scottish-themed party organised by the...

Belong Wigan residents take a trip down memory lane

Residents and staff members from specialist care village, Belong Wigan in Platt Bridge, along with people from the local community, donned their best Lancastrian-inspired...

Belong Wigan table tennis sessions serve an ace!

Residents and Experience Day customers at specialist care village, Belong Wigan, have been displaying their competitive side and honing their table tennis skills, by...

Tranquil Remembrance Garden unveiled at care village

Residents and staff members at specialist care village, Belong Wigan, marked Remembrance Day with a poignant ceremony to open their new ‘remembrance garden,’ that...

Dementia Carers Day celebrated at Belong Wigan

Residents at specialist care village, Belong Wigan in Platt Bridge, ‘felt the love’ at a heart themed afternoon tea and dementia support session, to...

Second chance for cancer survivor with the help of Belong

Cancer survivor Lorraine Harrison has been given a second chance at independence with the help of North West care village, Belong Wigan.   Lorraine, 45, was...

Wigan care village helps set record for largest afternoon tea party

  47 people from the Belong village in Millers Lane were treated to homemade scones with jam and cream, and a traditional tea served from...

Wigan care worker wins national recognition for pioneering work on dementia education

Marie Calderbank, a member of staff at specialist care village, Belong Wigan, has received national recognition for her community work in spreading awareness and...

Church bells ring for ‘interactive wedding’

89-year-old Aileen Sharples was delighted to enjoy a front row view of her son’s Gloucestershire wedding from the comfort of her home, thanks to...

Wild Wild West occasion held at Wigan community care village

It was a Wild Wild West occasion at Belong Wigan, the community care village on Millers Lane, when staff, residents, family and friends rallied...

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