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Please find below some links to organisations that you may find useful:

Wigan Borough Voluntary and Community Sector Assembly – to find out more, email colin.greenhalgh@groundwork.org.uk

Community Bookwww.communitybook.org
This website enables community groups to create a free directory list, find volunteers and new members, promote their events and source equipment.

Borough Wide Community Networkhttp://bwcn.org.uk/
This network supports organisations and community groups across Wigan Borough in many ways – especially by the opportunity to raise their profile through the successful weekly newsletter. This is emailed to over 1000 readers and provides information on local achievements, funding opportunities, news and regular and one-off events.

The Wigan Dealhttps://wigan.gov.uk/Council/The-Deal/index.aspx
The Deal is an informal agreement between Wigan Council and everyone who lives or works in Wigan to work together to create a better borough. The council have committed to a series of pledges in areas such as communities, adult social care and for children and young people.

Wigan Borough Clinical Commissioning Grouphttp://www.wiganboroughccg.nhs.uk/
Wigan Borough Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is the statutory body responsible for commissioning local health services in Wigan. The CCG includes 63 GP practices with 218 doctors spending £490million to benefit the health of the 320,000 people who live in Wigan Borough.

CCG Voluntary Sector Opportunitieshttp://www.wiganboroughccg.nhs.uk/shape-your-nhs/voluntary-sector

Healthwatch Wigan and Leighhttp://www.healthwatchwiganandleigh.co.uk
Healthwatch Wigan and Leigh will work to help local people get the best out of their health and social care services. Whether it’s improving them today or helping to shape them for tomorrow. Local Healthwatch is all about local voices being able to influence the delivery and design of local services.