Wigan Borough Environment and Heritage Network Meeting
10.30 am September 16th 2019 at the Museum of Wigan Life
Neil Forshaw (George Formby Society), Glenys McClellan (Leigh Family History Society),
Bob Bruce (Astley Green Colliery), Avis Freeman (Leigh Soroptimists), Joe Taylor
(Billinge History Society) John ONeill (Greenheart), Mary Pennington (Wigan
Archaeological Society), Ken Barston (Stubshaw Cross Residents group), Derek Wilde
(Wigan Family History Society) Mandy Wellens-Bray (Rebel Flower Farm), Peter Goodwin
(Tradition Films), Paul Barton, Alex Miller, Clair Jones, Sandy Green & Sally
Smith (WBC), Clair Hearne (CHHH), Jim Meehan (Friends of Standish Recreation Ground),
Jez Hall (PB Partners).
Jenny Giggs (Wildlife Trust), David Shallcross (Leigh Ornithological Society),
Richard Sivil (Atherton Heritage), Eileen Walsh and Eileen Bithell (BETA), Tom
Price (Civic Trust)
Jez Hall from Participatory Budget Partners (https://pbpartners.org.uk/) gave
a lengthy presentation on the theme Our Money, Our Planet, regarding
how developing PB practice can help those Local Authorities committed to mitigating
climate change to constructively involve local residents. He then spent some time
answering questions and queries from those present before leaving to run a workshop
at Made in Wgian on the same topic.
Members gave brief verbal reports and were requested to email in reports they
wish including in the minutes.
Mary gave out copies of the latest Archaeology Society newsletters.
Next Meeting 28th October Discovery Room 10.30.