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Christmas Toy Appeal 2017


Due to the high volume of referrals we are now receiving for the families we support, we are now accepting donations of new toys and gifts towards our Toy Appeal for Xmas 2017. Items can be donated at Patrick House, 58 Leigh road, Leigh,WN7 1QR or please call 01942 418 830 to arrange a collection.

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Inspirational volunteer groups Nowt2 Do, Compassion in Action and the Well Women Centre celebrated at mayor reception


THREE volunteer groups that have won the national Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service have been recognised in a special reception hosted by the borough’s mayor. Nowt2 Do, Compassion in Action and the Well Women Centre have played a vital role in improving the lives of many of the most vulnerable residents across the borough. Cllr […]

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Wigan and Leigh Young Carers First Aid Training at Patrick House


Wigan and Leigh young carers have recently visited Compassion in Action along with new Leigh MP Jo Platt for First Aid Training at Patrick House, Leigh. The training was delivered by Ed Ellis from Training 2 All. Wigan and Leigh Young Carers set up the course to help with their CVs and employment prospects and […]

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Eat good, feel good, look good!


Are you struggling with making the right food choices? Come and join our free healthy eating sessions with our fully qualified Complimentary Therapist Yvonne Collier. Providing advice and support on healthy eating and guidance with choosing the right foods to improve your health. We can provide support with Cooking sessions Diet Plans Meal Budgeting Shopping lists and […]

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Raffle Winner Announced!


Congratulations to our raffle winner Dorothy Partington, who attends our weekly veterans brunch, we would also like to take this opportunity to thank all who bought tickets, all funds raised will go towards the work of our charity, helping to fund our projects such as our free veterans brunch which runs every Thursday from 11am-1pm […]

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Stars of the Community!


TWO stars of the community have been honoured with a permanent tribute at Leigh Town Hall. Inspired by the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Compassion in Action Founder and Chief Executive Pam Gilligan and Trevor Barton MBE, Founder of Trust in Leigh; have had their names engraved in stone stars that now form part of the floor […]

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‘Operation Elf’ Christmas Present Wrap with Wigan Council


We would like to say a heartfelt thank you to Wigan Council volunteers who joined us on 15th December at Patrick House for a day of present wrapping and Christmas Lunch proving that ‘Together we can make a difference!’   All the presents wrapped were delivered to local vulnerable families along with a Christmas hamper […]

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Breakfast with Santa


Once again our breakfast with Santa was a huge success at Patrick House this year and put smiles on the faces of many local children! Local parents and children attended Patrick House on Saturday 17th December to meet Santa and his elves for pancakes, waffles and other breakfast treats! Each leaving with a gift from […]

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