Elderly taking the lead out in the community
A trio of elderly Wiganers are proving they truly are young at heart by playing active roles in their communities in spite of their advancing years.
The town hall has highlighted their work to coincide with this week’s Older People’s Day which celebrates the contributions made by the elderly.
As part of the council’s #BelieveImOnlyHuman campaign, the three spoke to the Evening Post about their efforts.
Retired teacher Gordon Rigby volunteers at Wigan Archives and Local Studies, which has bases at the Museum of Wigan Life and Leigh Town Hall.
The 80-year-old’s current project is... read more
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