Wigan is waiting to find out if it has won a national Britain in Bloom award. The winners of this year's event will be announced tonight.
Here's a taste of what the judges may have found on their visit to Wigan.
Other North West communities nominated are: Chipping village, Lytham, Nantwich, Oldham and Seedley & Langworthy in Salford.
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