Meet Neil Maher, your Westhoughton South candidate

Neil Maher is your Liberal Democrat candidate for the Westhoughton South ward in the upcoming local elections on Thursday 6 May. We caught up with Neil to find out more about him and why he wants to represent you.

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Meet Arthur Price, your Westhoughton North candidate

Arthur Price is your Liberal Democrat candidate for the Westhoughton North ward in the upcoming local elections on Thursday 6 May. We caught up with Arthur to find out more about him and why he wants to represent you.

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Neil Maher calls for action on Westhoughton speeding

Councillor Neil Maher on Washacre

Westhoughton town councillor Neil Maher is calling on Bolton Council to take action to stop speeding cars in the town. Speeding vehicles have become a major issue across Westhoughton, in particular on Washacre and at the Wigan Road junction with Southfield Drive, both of which have seen accidents recently. Neil said: “There’s a big problem… Continue reading Neil Maher calls for action on Westhoughton speeding

Manchester Road pothole made safe

Arthur Price on Manchester Road

Westhoughton town councillor Arthur Price asked for this massive pothole on Manchester Road to be filled urgently and this has now been done by Bolton Council following his request.

Arthur Price litter picks Dicconson Lane

Arthur Price on Dicconson Lane

Former Westhoughton mayor Arthur Price has carried out a litter pick on Dicconson Lane and Chorley Road today. Councillor Price, who is the Liberal Democrat candidate for the Westhoughton North ward in this year’s May elections, said: “Eight bags and 90 minutes later and I can honestly say what was collected didn’t even touch the… Continue reading Arthur Price litter picks Dicconson Lane

More green fields to go on west side of Westhoughton?

Bellway digging test holes

Bellway are still building the Bowlands Hey Phase I (129 houses) off Collingwood Way and are now tree felling, grubbing out hedgerows and soil stripping on Phase II ( 169 houses). Both these sites were approved by a government planning inspector after 3 public inquiries. They have now been seen digging test pits and surveying… Continue reading More green fields to go on west side of Westhoughton?

Hart Common land saved from sale by council

Councillor David Wilkinson at Hart Street

We have good news for Hart Common residents. The Tories tried to quietly sell land at Hart Street and Dorothy Rigby’s Farm. Your Westhoughton Liberal Democrat councillors recently wrote to residents to seek their views because Bolton Council did NOT want to tell you. Westhoughton South councillor David Wilkinson said: “They would have made this… Continue reading Hart Common land saved from sale by council