Plans for a huge logistics site on green fields in Wingates have now been submitted to Bolton Council for a decision.
Plans for 58 houses at Hartley’s Farm have been granted permission thanks to hated Tory planning rules.
Two “brilliant” women have been selected to be candidates for the Daisy Hill and Wingates wards in the upcoming Westhoughton town council by-elections.
A Labour councillor has quit Westhoughton Town Council, criticising the controversial £300,000 grant to Asons solicitors.
Plans for a new MEGA industrial estate in Wingates have emerged causing concern for residents. In 2016 Labour-run Bolton Council encouraged developers to submit sites for potential future development for housing and industrial units. Developers have suggested they would like to develop a huge swathe of land running from the current Wingates Industrial Estate along… Continue reading New mega industrial estate for Wingates
A major road resurfacing programme is to take place in Wingates this month. The A6 between the junctions with Church Lane and Dixon Street will be completely resurfaced. Church Street from the junction with the A6 to Holden Lea will also be resurfaced. Westhoughton councillor David Wilkinson had called for action because the busy nature… Continue reading Major resurfacing for Wingates junction
Smelly and discoloured water will hopefully be a thing of the past for a brook in Westhoughton. Pennington Brook, which runs from Church Street to Dobb Brow and into Daisy Hill had suffered from the problem for a year. Councillor David Wilkinson raised the issue with the Environment Agency who have since investigated what the cause is.… Continue reading ‘Smelly brook’ thing of the past