who want to improve their neighbourhood or local environment often start
a Residents Association.
Hindley Green Residents Association (HGRA) is a group
of ordinary people who care about Hindley Green.
The objectives of HGRA is to safeguard and promote the interests of
the residents in the area on matters concerning the environment.
To help improve living conditions, community facilities and services
for residents living in the groups area.
In order to do this, HGRA is committed to representing
the views of residents in the area of operation and acts as a pressure
group to help bring about these goals.
HGRA upholds equal opportunities and works towards good
relations amongst all members of the community, specifically prohibiting
any conduct which discriminates or harrasses on grounds of race, religion,
disability, political belief, sex or sex orientation.
Hindley Green is a parish (C.E.) and local council ward (Wigan).
URGENT Philippines Appeal Hello, my name is Lee Rooney.
I would like to make an appeal for help. My friend is from the
Philippines and we are working together. She was telling me that
her and her family are trying to collect clothes to send over
to the worst hit areas affected by the recent storms.
Could you help by donating any clothes that you no longer need.
I will be happy to collect, or if you could contact me. I could
arrange to accept them at my home in Hindley Green.
You can contact me at
Tel: 01942 569174
NOTICE to HGRA MEMBERS If your contact details have changed recently
Address, Telephone, Email address.
Or if you acquired an Email address since joining HGRA.
Tel: 01942 254831 email@example.com
Hindley Green Residents
Thank you to all who took part in the HGRA raffle at St John's
Also at St. John's Church, from 5th December and
over Christmas, HGRA will be displaying a decorated Christmas
Branch, with picture tags showing the Association's many successful
projects since its formation in 2008.
West Leigh High School
There is a new Badminton club aimed at players
from 12 years to 24 years.
Sundays 2.30pm to 4.30pm. Cost £3.50 for 2 hours.
The club is sponsored by Wigan Athletic Community Trust and is
part of the Premier League 4 Sport programme.
The club mixes music, fun and match play to develop the players'
The club has 3 badminton coaches, 2 badminton umpires, an inclusive
coach; disability and a welfare and safeguarding officer.
Wednesday 8th January 2014. 7.00pm
Bethel Community Centre
Atherton Rd, Hindley Green
Tuesday 21st January, 2014
Bethel Community Centre
This meeting is open to HGRA members but only Committee members
have a vote.
Wednesdays at 7.00pm
HGRA needs your Support
It lies to the east of Hindley, Greater Manchester,
Lancashire. It follows the main A577 Atherton Road to its boundary with
The Hindley Green Ward includes the areas of Hindley Green and The Hollins.
The ward has an overall population of 10641 spread across 4162 households,
It comprises four churches (St.John the Evangelist CE, Sacred Heart
RC & The Family Church at Bethel & Hindley Green Methodist Church),See Churches
It has three primary schools, (Hindley Green CP, St John's CE Primary
& Sacred Heart RC Primary). See
HGRA has been a constituted organisation since 2008
and has been active in the local community.
By listening to residents and working along side of ward councillors,
HGRA's aim is to improve conditions and community facilities.
Below are some of the projects that HGRA have been actively involved
in. See Projects Page
If you live in Hindley Green please get involved Together
We CAN make a difference.
If anyone would like to make a donation of imperishable
goods. Please bring them to any of the HGRA Meetings held at the Bethel
Meetings held the 1st Wednesday of each month at 7.00pm.
OR You can take them to St John's Church, After Service on Wednesdays,
Sunday morning 9.15 - 10am. 11.15 - 12.00.
( No joining fee )
You can still become a member even if you are unable to attend the meetings
as with a larger membership quorum we have greater strength in fighting
our corner on whatever the issue may be? Click here to Join HGRA Today
website is available in other languages. Click Here
Beat It Team The Beat it Team will be out and about
cleaning up Grot Spots in the Hindley Green area.
If you know of any areas that need attention, please contact one of
Hindley Greens local councillors at:
Councillors K Stitt:
01942 486857 B Brierley
01942 736259 F Carmichael
St Johns CE
01942 255396 Police
0161 872 5050
Local Police Team
0161 856 7436
0800 555111 Wigan MBC
01942 255287 Emergency
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Domestic Violence Emergency 999
Non Emergency 101 National Helpline (24 Hours)
0808 2000 247 Greater Manchester
Domestic Abuse Helpline
0161 636 7525 Respect Helpline ( Male Victims )
0808 801 0327 Respect Helpline ( Perpetrators )
0808 802 4040 Broken Rainbow (LGBT )
0300 999 5428 Victim Support
0845 303 0900 Wave ( Women against Violence, Drop In Centre )
01942 262270 Dias ( Drop In & Share, Domestic Violence Centre
01942 495230 Your Housing Group ( Domestic Abuse Centre )
Leigh Walk in Centre
0844 477 1844
Hindley Green Surgery
Bus & Rail
0161 228 7811
Hindley Green Residents
Association Tel: 01942 254831
22 Colwyn Drive
Citizens Advice Bereau
0844 826 9713 or 01942 267967
Text: Help Finance to 87023
Credit Unions Unify Credit Union ( Wigan Branch )
01942 701706 Leigh Branch
01942 607002 or Email: email@example.com Welcome Credit Union ( Wigan )
01942 828702 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org WIAC
Wigan independent Advice Centre offers advice and information about
welfare rights, bebefits, advice and help with reviews and appeals.
01942 489984 or Email: email@example.com
Visit: www.wiganfis.org.uk and search for 'WIAC'