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An overgrown grass verge on Ash Grove

Bolton Council is failing in its grass cutting duties across Westhoughton – yet you are forking out for the service in your council tax. Westhoughton town councillor David Wilkinson is working to get overgrown areas cut back to get our town looking decent again.

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

Gorsey Hey grass island cut-up by vehicles

Gorsey Hey

The grass island on Gorsey Hey must be tidied up after maintenance vehicles churned it up, Westhoughton councillor David Wilkinson has said. The grass was churned into mud whilst United Utilities installed new water pipes last week. When Councillor Wilkinson previously asked Bolton Council to look into reducing the size of the island to allow more space for the… Continue reading Gorsey Hey grass island cut-up by vehicles

What is this mystery pole near Lidl and why did it appear overnight?

Mystery pole

Westhoughton residents have been left baffled by a mystery pole that has appeared near to the Cricketer’s Way and Wigan Road junction. The dark green pole appeared last month without warning and has left locals wondering what it is. Could it be Big Brother watching Westhoughton? It looks like the mast for a CCTV camera. Bolton Council told… Continue reading What is this mystery pole near Lidl and why did it appear overnight?

Westhoughton’s missing street names

Higher Southfield

A number of streets around Westhoughton have missing street names. Westhoughton councillor David Wilkinson has asked for them to be replaced by Bolton Council. They include Higher Southfield, Ash Grove, Broadwalk, The Welland and Trackside Approach. If you know of others, report them by commenting below.