These pictures from the past are a window into how we lived in decades gone by in the Wigan borough.
St Joseph's School council pupils pictured in the new entrance where every pupil in the school laid their own brick in 2007
Caring pupils at St Edmund Arrowsmith RC High School handover the proceeds of fundraising to a representative from Derian House children's hospice in 2006
Board members and volunteers at a party to mark the end of the SRB6 (Single Regeneration Budget) project funding at Norley Hall Community Centre with youngsters who have benefitted from courses such as Cycling Solutions and Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) for motorbike riding in 2007
Book Week at Woodfold primary school in 1996