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Hindley Green Residents Association ( HGRA )

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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).

Bus Priority Improvements

As you are aware, Transport for Greater Manchester and Wigan Council are proposing to introduce bus priority improvements in Atherton and Leigh as part of the bus priority package. They will be holding drop-in sessions detailed below which will give local residents and businesses the opportunity to meet TfGM and Wigan officers and ask any questions they might have regarding the works or wider bus priority package:
22 January 2014: Atherton town centre Atherton Library from 13:00 until 17:00.
27 January 2014: Atherton town centre Atherton Life Centre from 10:00 until 12:00.
28 January 2014: Leigh town centre - Leigh Library from 10:30 until 15:00
29 January 2014: Atherton town centre Atherton Tesco store from 14:00 until 18:00.
4 February 2014: Leigh town centre - Leigh Tesco store from 15:00 until 18:00.

If you have any questions regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact the bus priority phoneline on 0300 123 1177 or email [email protected]

If your contact details have changed recently i.e
Address, Telephone, Email address.
Or if you acquired an Email address since joining HGRA.
Please notify
HGRA Secretary
Tel: 01942 254831

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Hindley Green Residents Association
Thank you to all who took part in the HGRA raffle at St John's Christmas Fair.

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.

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Oakfield High School
Long Lane Developement

North Leigh Regeneration

North Leigh Regeneration News Click Here
Click Here for Site Boundary.
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Updates Click Below for Leigh Ornithological Societies Objections.
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Dates of HGRA Meetings

Next General Meeting

Wednesday 5th February 2014. 7.00pm
Bethel Community Centre
Atherton Rd, Hindley Green

Guest Speaker:

Next Committee Meeting
Tuesday 21st January, 2014

Bethel Community Centre

Please Note:
This meeting is open to HGRA members but only Committee members have a vote.

General Meetings 2014
Wednesdays at 7.00pm

February 5th

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 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.

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
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,

Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01942 236953

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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

Bob Brierley: Council Telephone: 01942-736259
....................Home Telephone: 01942-522992

Councillor David Keir Stitt: Telephone: 01942 486857

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Hindley Green
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

0161 872 5050
Local Police Team
0161 856 7436
0800 555111

Wigan MBC
01942 244991
Hindley Library
01942 255287

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

Alzheimers Society
01942 247837
Email: [email protected]

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



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

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

National Rail
08457 7811
Bus & Rail
0161 228 7811

Hindley Green Residents Association
Tel: 01942 254831
22 Colwyn Drive
Hindley Green

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

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