Tory councillor loses bid to AXE Westhoughton’s CCTV cameras

A Tory councillor has been criticised for attempting to scrap Westhoughton’s town centre CCTV system. The seven cameras, which cover the town centre including Market Street and Pavillion Square, cost Westhoughton Town Council just £6,568, a year. But councillor Phil Ashcroft attempted to block the renewal of the cameras for the next two years. He… Continue reading Tory councillor loses bid to AXE Westhoughton’s CCTV cameras

27-year-old man charged with murder of Westhoughton dad Michael Blake

Michael Blake

A man has been charged with murder after a 28-year-old was fatally shot in the head. Nathan Aaron Daniels, 27, is accused of killing Michael Blake, who was found with a gunshot wound to the back of his head and one to his leg in Bolton on Thursday November 3. Police were called to the… Continue reading 27-year-old man charged with murder of Westhoughton dad Michael Blake