I am not a Wiganer

AS an Athertonian I am offended and annoyed that Wigan Council should not allow the display of our Coat of Arms by the Business Partnership.

I am not a Wiganer and do not regard myself in any shape or form to be a Wiganer and this decision has confirmed that I was right to join the fight for an independent Atherton Council which only failed because of the very flawed system of voting for Atherto’s self-governance.

In 1974 I wore a badge saying “I AM NOT A PIE-EATER” and this sentiment still holds for me along with thousands of other Athertonians.

A poster showing the Atherton Coat of Arms should be produced for car drivers to display or would we be thrown into gaol for this in our Moscow styled Wigan democracy?

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