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
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?
We can all agree that this view at Four Gates is absolutely beautiful. Unfortunately it’s a case of enjoy it while it lasts.
Two streets in Westhoughton were flooded after blocked gully drains failed to handle heavy downpours recently.
Happy Friday everyone! Another day, another litter pick. This time Councillor David Wilkinson and town councillor Ollie Younge filled 6 bags of litter from around the railway bridge. 👏
Here’s why Westhoughton can celebrate its farmers AND still have a relatively smell-free town.
Following the terrible smell across Bolton, let’s stop it from happening again.
Westhoughton residents were forced to keep their windows shut today after the smell of POO spread across the town.
Three huge poultry sheds housing 120,000 chickens will be built at a farm in Westhoughton.
A new tree has finally been planted at Diddy Bottle Park, off Church Street.
An historic tree which was cut down by council workers in April is to be replaced after a campaign by Westhoughton councillor David Wilkinson. The tree, believed to be more than 50 years old, was in Diddy Bottle Park, off Church Street. Bolton Council initially claimed that it did not have the money in its budget… Continue reading Diddy Bottle Park tree to be replaced after councillor’s call for action
One of the country’s most precious landscapes has been given special legal protection for its nationally important wildlife and habitats. The West Pennine Moors is the largest new site of special scientific interest (SSSI) notified by Natural England since 2004, covering a total of 76 square kilometres between Chorley, Blackburn, Bolton and Haslingden in Lancashire… Continue reading West Pennine Moors becomes largest protected wildlife site in a decade