Council is failing in grass cutting duties on Westhoughton street

Roscoes Court

Bolton Council is not regularly cutting the grass on a Westhoughton street. Residents of Roscoes Court have contacted Westhoughton Liberal Democrats about the problem. Westhoughton town councillor David Wilkinson has reported the issue to Bolton Council in the hope that the grass can be cut back. If you know of other grass cutting problems, contact… Continue reading Council is failing in grass cutting duties on Westhoughton street

Revealed: Labour’s plan to build 5,000 houses on Westhoughton’s open spaces

Westhoughton’s last-remaining open spaces could be sold off to housing developers under plans prepared by Labour council bosses. Up to 5,000 houses could be built if the all the plans go ahead. Say NO to the 5,000 houses [av_mailchimp list=’782a5754bf’ double_opt_in=’aviaTBdouble_opt_in’ on_send=” sent=’Thank you for showing your support. Westhoughton’s open spaces are important and we can’t… Continue reading Revealed: Labour’s plan to build 5,000 houses on Westhoughton’s open spaces

How Daisy Hill’s road and footpaths were left to crumble by Bolton Council

David Wilkinson has successfully fought for new 20mph zones, crossing facilities and the repair of hundreds of road defects. But there’s a lot more to do!

Roads and footpaths across Daisy Hill have been left to crumble by Bolton Council. David Wilkinson is campaigning for a fair deal for Westhoughton. He is calling for action on France Street, one of the main roads used by Daisy Hill residents. David has also called for improvements on Gellert Place, Eatock Way, Hindley Road… Continue reading How Daisy Hill’s road and footpaths were left to crumble by Bolton Council

Two new areas set to join Westhoughton’s 160 Home Watch schemes

Two new areas in Hart Common and Summerfields are to join Westhoughton’s extensive Home Watch scheme. The project, which sees residents looking out for each other’s properties and their neighbourhood, now has 160 schemes in Westhoughton. A new monthly newsletter for residents who act as Home Watch co-ordinators is also set to launch. A new Twitter… Continue reading Two new areas set to join Westhoughton’s 160 Home Watch schemes

Plant sale in Daisy Hill

A plant sale will be held at St James’ Church in Daisy Hill. The event will take place on Saturday, May 16 from 10am until 1pm. There will be stalls selling bacon butties, cakes and jams too. To round-off the event, a raffle will also be held.

Recycling rates at shocking 29% low

Campaigner Derek Gradwell with waste bins

Labour bosses in Bolton have admitted the Lib Dems were right all along on bins. They have been slammed for having one of the worst recycling rates in the North West, crawling in at just 29%. When the Lib Dems ran Bolton Council recycling was up to 35%. Since then it has just got worse… Continue reading Recycling rates at shocking 29% low

Anger at 3.5% council tax hike

Hard working taxpayers have been dealt a 3.5% council tax increase by Bolton Council. The massive, above inflation hike was strongly opposed by Lib Dems including Westhoughton councillor David Wilkinson. It’s funny how Bolton’s Labour-run council hikes up your council tax bills in the year that there are no elections. The coalition government offered councils… Continue reading Anger at 3.5% council tax hike