Wigan Borough Environment & Heritage Network

Meeting minutes

10.30 am May 13th 2019 at the Museum of Wigan Life
Avis Freeman (Leigh Soroptimists), Joe Taylor (Billinge History Society) John O’Neill (Greenheart), Mary Pennington (Wigan Archaeological Society), Alex Miller (MBC), Ken Barston (Stubshaw Cross Residents group), Robert MacDonald (MBC), Peter Goodwin (Tradition Films).
Glenys McClellan (Leigh Family History Society), Bob Bruce (Astley Green Colliery), Richard Sivil (Atherton Heritage), Eileen Walsh and Eileen Bithell (BETA), David Shallcross (Leigh Ornithological Society), Neil Forshaw (George Formby Society), Jenny Giggs (Wildlife Trust).

Minutes of the last meeting. True and accurate.

Matters Arising. Tom Price is back home and arrangements are being made regarding home care.

Matters discussed: How the Network should respond to the discussion at the previous meeting with Wigan Council’s new CEO.
We need copies of the Cultural Manifesto for those without Internet access - Avis to action.
We will revise our action plan at the next meeting, 24th June, so it is a live document.
Members Reports:
Richard is writing a Historic Environment Strategy and we are invited to attend a workshop regarding same June 11th from 10.00 - 12.00 at the Old Courts building .
Members requested to email in reports they wish including in the minutes.
Next Meeting June 24.