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Hindley Green Residents Association

Local people 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).


Rememerance Sunday St John's Church.
John Vickers HGRA Chairman (right) lays wreath on behalf of Hindley Green Residents Association.
(Centre) Ivy Dickens Hgra Secretary and (Left) Cllr Bob Brierley.

It lies to the east of Hindley, Greater Manchester, Lancashire. It follows the main A577 Atherton Road to its boundary with Leigh.
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 Schools

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.


Groundwork Lancashire West and Wigan are working with Friends of Amberswood and Wigan Council on a proposed natural play area for 0-10 year olds near the Crompton Street entrance to Amberswood Common and want to gauge the need for this facility in order to get funding.

The emphasis is on creating a safe yet exciting low maintenance environment using grassy mounds and wooden and stone play structures, natural grasses and low scramble nets, for under 10s. Structures are designed to improve children's balance, co-ordination and fitness level. In addition we have incorporated structures that encourage wildlife, so strengthening the children's relationship with nature. The naturalistic spaces will act as a springboard for children's engagement with the surrounding woodland and the natural environment and encourage them to take part in creative activity. Click to view Plan

The play area would also offer seating and an opportunity for people to socialise in a beautiful environment.
I have created a short questionnaire at:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VSLVRBB

We need to get as many surveys completed as possible. Is it possible that you could advertise this as widely as possible and ask people to fill out the questionnaire. Attached is a flyer for more information.

Many thanks
Ann Sharrock
Landscape Architect
Groundwork Lancashire West & Wigan
Tel: 01942 821 444
Fax: 01942 820 347



 

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Address, Telephone, Email address.
Or if you acquired an Email address since joining HGRA.
Please notify
HGRA Secretary
Tel: 01942 254831
hgra.secretary@yahoo.com

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Friendship Club
Meets at Sacred Heart Club
Swan Lane Hindley Green.

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Dates of HGRA Meetings

Next General Meeting
Wednesday 3rd Dec 2014. 7.00pm
Bethel Community Centre
Atherton Rd, Hindley Green

No Committee Meeting
December 2014


 

HGRA needs your Support

 


AWARD
Certificate

In recognition of the work done by Hindley Green Residents Association.


Presented by Wigan and Leigh Housing


Wigan & Leigh Foodbank

Telephone : 01942 262636
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If anyone would like to make a donation of imperishable goods. Please bring them to any of the HGRA Meetings held at the Bethel Community Centre.
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.




The Aim is to HELP

•The hidden working poor
•People on low incomes
•People with social difficulties
•People with mental health issues
•The elderly
•The homeless

The Brick
10 Arcade Street,
Wigan,
WN1 1LU

Email: enquiries@thebrick.org.uk
Telephone: 01942 236953


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Please Note:
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?
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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:

Frank Carmichael: Tel: 01942 487687
E-Mail: F.Carmichael@wigan.gov.uk

Bob Brierley: Council Telephone: 01942-736259
....................Home Telephone: 01942-522992
E-Mail: R.brierley@wigan.gov.uk

Councillor David Keir Stitt: Telephone: 01942 486857
EMail: kstitt@wigan.gov.uk

USEFUL NUMBERS

Hindley Green
Councillors
K Stitt:
01942 486857
B Brierley
01942 736259
F Carmichael
01942 487687

HG Schools
Oakfield High
01942 776142
Hindley Green
Community Primary
01942 255406
St Johns CE
01942 255396


Police
GMPolice
0161 872 5050
Local Police Team
0161 856 7436
Crimestoppers
0800 555111


Wigan MBC
01942 244991
Hindley Library
01942 255287


Emergency
Gas Emergency
0800 111999
Electric Emergency
0800 1954141
Water Emergency
0845 7462200


Alzheimers Society
01942 247837
Email: wigan@alzeimers.org.uk

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 )
01942 867986

 


Medical

Wigan Infirmary
01942 244000
Leigh Walk in Centre
01942 264000
Hindley Clinic
01942 775560
Pennygate Medical
0844 477 1844
Hindley Green Surgery
01942 255765

Dental
Balmoral House
01942 258888
Hindley Dental
01942 255315
Saunders Dental
01942 200600


Travel
National Rail
08457 7811
Bus & Rail
0161 228 7811


Hindley Green Residents Association
Tel: 01942 254831
Address:
22 Colwyn Drive
Hindley Green
Wigan
WN2 4TX
Email:

hgra.secretary@yahoo.com


Citizens Advice Bereau
0844 826 9713 or 01942 267967
Email: finlit@wigancab.org
Text: Help Finance to 87023
Credit Unions
Unify Credit Union ( Wigan Branch )
01942 701706
Leigh Branch
01942 607002 or Email: info@unifycu.org
Welcome Credit Union ( Wigan )
01942 828702 or Email: info@welcomecreditunion.co.uk
WIAC
Wigan independent Advice Centre offers advice and information about welfare rights, bebefits, advice and help with reviews and appeals.
01942 489984 or Email: eddiewiac@yahoo.co.uk
Visit: www.wiganfis.org.uk and search for 'WIAC'


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