This pages contains links to organisations involved in the Lightshaw Meadows project, as well as sources of further information about the natural and cultural heritage of the area.

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Red Rose Forest: the Community Forest for central and western Greater Manchester, working with local communities, businesses and partners, to develop well-wooded, multipurpose landscapes and improve the quality of life in the area.

Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside Wildlife Trust: Part of the Wildlife Trusts movement, the UK's leading conservation charity dedicated to all wildlife.

Greenheart Regional Park: Greenheart is an area at the heart of Wigan Borough and includes some of the area’s best countryside surrounded by local communities.

Wigan Leisure & Culture Trust: A social enterprise and charitable trust, which aims to provide the very best in leisure and culture in Wigan.

Wigan Images Online: a searchable archive of photographic images dating from the late 1800s to the present day. The images cover the Borough of Wigan and surrounding areas.

Turnpike Gallery: situated in Leigh, the Turnpike Gallery hosts a fascinating and diverse programme of exhibitions focussing on contemporary art, presenting a mix of local, regional, national and international artists for the general public, schools and community groups.

Wigan Borough Environment & Heritage Network: A forum for anyone concerned with environment, heritage, history and archaeology throughout the Wigan Borough.

Leigh Life: A community-led site for anyone with an interest in Leigh and the surrounding areas.

Wigan World: Providing information on the history of Wigan (including personal stories and photographs), as well as up-to-date information on what's happening today.

Coalmining History Resource Centre: A website dedicated to the history of coalmining - including a searchable database of over 164,000 recorded accidents and deaths.

The Workhouse: a website dedicated to the history of workhouses: the buildings, inmates, staff and administrators.

CommuniGate: A hub of community groups and societies in Lancashire.

Abram Morris Dancers: Telling the story of the historic Morris Dancers group.

English Clogging: Information on clogging in Lancashire in the 1800/1900s.

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