Horwich Town Council

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Your Council Needs You

Do you want to make a difference to your community? Are you interested in becoming a Town Councillor? Parish and Town Councils have legal powers to take action if they chose to do so and can play a vital role in representing the interests of their local community.

Your Council Needs You

Councils need Councillors with a broad range of skills and experience, not necessarily with a high standard of education or a profession. Skills gained through raising a family, volunteering or being active in the community can be just as valuable.

Good communication and organisational skills, the ability to work as part of a team and an ability to engage with the local community are important skills for a Councillor.

You can be a Councillor as long as you are:

  • British or a citizen of the Commonwealth or the European Union.

  • At least 18 years old.

  • Registered to vote in the area or have lived, worked or owned property there for at least 12 months before an election.

For further information on this site go to Town Council – Your Council – Annual Report/What We Provide. If you are interested in standing for election in May contact Steven Blyth at Bolton Elections Office on 01204 331247 or visit www.bolton.gov.uk

Council Meetings

Town Council & Planning
Thu 18th Apr 2019, Council Chamber, Public Hall, Lee Lane - start 7.15pm.

Finance & General Purpose
Mon 13th May 2019, Council Chamber, Public Hall, Lee Lane - start 7.30pm.

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Council Minutes

You can keep up to date with all council meetings by viewing our minutes page.

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Your Councillors

Your Town and Ward Councillors contact details and information.

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Town Guide

Horwich Town Guide contains a wealth of useful information.

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Horwich Community Centre

Supported by Horwich Town Council, the centre is at the heart of the community.

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Contact Us

Town Clerk
Horwich Town Council
Town Council Office
Horwich Community Centre
Beaumont Road

  01204 691090

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Meet the Mayor

Town Mayor

Town Mayor
Chair of the Council

Cllr Peter Wright became Town Mayor on 10th May 2018 and his term will last one year.

You are welcome to invite the Town Mayor to events in the Parish of Horwich, and he will also try to visit anyone who is celebrating a significant birthday or anniversary.

Mayoral Request Form

More information from the Town Clerk

Town Mayor's Charities 2017/2018

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