RETRO 1976 Pictures depicting the heatwave in Wigan during the summer of 1976 Paddling pool at Haigh Hall

RETRO: Wigan's hot summer of 1976

As the heatwave continues and temperatures are predicted to reach 40c in some parts of the country this week, we remember the long, hot summer of 1976 in Wigan.

By Michelle Adamson
Tuesday, 19th July 2022, 4:55 am

Summer of 1976

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