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 Photo-a-Day      (Friday, 8th May, 2009) Views: 4,061 
Welcome to Wigan Borough
 Welcome to Wigan Borough   by Anne Marie Yates  (Fuji A850)
We are the only Town/City in the whole country who can boast top flight in both Super League Rugby and Premiership Football. Taken at the end of the slip road, Junction 25 of the M6 at Bryn.

Comment by Jimmy n on 8th May 2009 at 06:20
That is of course,if you don't count Salford as being part of Manchester


Comment by Ian on 8th May 2009 at 08:07
What about Hull ?


Comment by wiganer on 8th May 2009 at 08:14
Good point Ian..!!!


Comment by Jim Latham on 8th May 2009 at 10:09
Yes, Hull is still in the Premiership, but will they survive? So Wigan may become the only town with a team in both Premiership and Super League.
More interestingly, Wigan's Twin Town of Angers France, is a beautiful place to visit. It stands on the River Maine, which is a tributary of the Loire. A group of 52 people from Angers will be coming to Wigan on August 21st, for 5 nights, so we are trying to find Host Families for them.


Comment by amanda333 on 11th May 2009 at 20:42
Told you Wigan was twinned with Anger, I live not to far from Angers, about an hours drive, its a lovely place


Comment by George on 13th June 2009 at 14:42
The road that the stadium is on is Anjou Drive.

I've always wondered if that was meant to be "Angers Drive", someone in the Council got it wrong, and no-one ever said anything :)


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