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David Wilkinson

Councillor David Wilkinson

David has been a Westhoughton town councillor for 26 years, a Bolton councillor for 21 years and Mayor twice. He has lived in Westhoughton all of his life and has a son, Michael. He is a former engineer who now works for a train company.

Bernadette Eckersley-Fallon

Bernadette Eckersley-Fallon

Bernadette has been selected to contest the Wingates ward by-election for Westhoughton Town Council on Thursday 23 February following the resignation of a Labour councillor.

Rebekah Fairhurst

Rebekah has been selected to contest the Daisy Hill ward by-election for Westhoughton Town Council on Thursday 23 February following the disqualification of a Labour councillor.

Derek Gradwell

Councillor Derek Gradwell

Derek is a Westhoughton town councillor, married to Yasmin and they have a son. He has lived in Westhoughton most of his life and he is a solicitor. He has been a town councillor for 12 years and a Bolton councillor for 8 years. Derek knows many of the issues that young families face in Westhoughton.

Councillor John Ainscough

Councillor John Ainscough

John is a Westhoughton town councillor, retired engineer and has a daughter and granddaughter. He has been a town councillor 12 years and a Bolton councillor for 7 years and is a former Mayor. John also ran a shop on Market Street and knows the concerns of running a small business here. He has lived in Westhoughton all his life.