Volunteer Members

James Glackin

Core Volunteer

James is a local resident, currently studying Physics at University. He is an enthusiastic supporter of the Leigh Spinners project.

Susan Gambles

Core Volunteer

Susan is the former Head of Economic Development for Wigan Council and lives in the area having been born and brought up in Wigan. Her particular interests are in Marketing, Enterprise Development and Skills. She is a volunteer with the School for Social Entrepreneurs.

Friends Of Leigh Spinners


We are in the process of developing local volunteer groups and now have 22 signed up members with various interests including local history, the steam engine and photography. One member maintains a Facebook site on local history with over 10,000 members. This now features the Leigh Spinners Project, and is a key means of encouraging the huge local support for our project.