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Dame Sarah Storey launches School Streets in Leigh

Dame Sarah Storey champions School Streets, as Wigan welcomes walking and cycling-friendly initiative

  • Dame Sarah Storey, the newly appointed Active Travel Commissioner for Greater Manchester (GM), visited Sacred Heart Catholic School and Leigh Central Primary School in Leigh yesterday (Thursday 19 May), which both have become School Streets.
  • School Streets is a pioneering scheme helping transform school runs, with TfGM working with councils and schools as part of a phased roll-out in 2022/23.
  • There are eight School Streets confirmed across Wigan, with the borough having ambitions to expand to many more schools, making school journeys safer by prioritising walking, scooting, and cycling over driving.
Great Manchester Run

Passengers urged to plan ahead this Sunday amid Great Manchester Run and Man City v Aston Villa game

Whether you are taking part in the run, attending the game, or simply out and about, we have some useful travel advice to ensure you avoid the road closures, congestion and crowds.

Radcliffe Park & Ride

Radcliffe Metrolink Park & Ride has reopened with 111 additional car parking spaces

The Metrolink Park & Ride facility at the Radcliffe stop has reopened today (Monday 16 May) following the completion of construction works which has added 111 extra car parking spaces.