Westhoughton needs more litter bins

Councillor Neil Maher on Market Street with a litter bin

Westhoughton needs more litter bins to help tackle the scourge of litter on our town’s streets, town councillor Neil Maher has said.

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?

Railway bridge litter pick

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. 👏

Diddy Bottle Park tree to be replaced after councillor’s call for action

The historic tree at Diddy Bottle Park

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

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