Welcome to Whitworth Town Council's website

Whitworth is a thriving town, population approximately 7,500, which is situated in the Rossendale Valley in Lancashire, in the North West of England. Whitworth is nestled in the foothills of the Pennines, between the towns of Bacup to the north and Rochdale to the south.

Here you will find links to local business and events.


 

 

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18 Jun

Finance Monitoring Committee meetings

The finance monitoring committee meet regularly throughout the year to monitor the councils finances and budget. They meet after each financial quarter to monitor how the council is performing in line with the budget and they can also be asked to meet to look at particular situations.
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Forthcoming Events

  • St John With St Michael School Summer Fair

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  • St Anselms School Summer Fair

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    Family Fun Day and Dog Show

    The Family Fun Day is organised by the Whitworth Tourism and Leisure Committee and usually takes place on an early Sunday in July 12pm and 4pm!

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  • Shawfest

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  • Whitworth Historical Society Annual Open Weekend

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    Annual Rushcart Celebrations

    Whitworth is one of only four Rushcart celebrations still taking place regularly in the UK, all of them within close proximity: the others are held in Sowerby Bridge, Littleborough and Saddleworth. Whitworth, however, is the only one to use heather, not rushes.

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    Mayor of Whitworth's Charity Fashion Show

    The Mayor Elect, Councillor Lynda Barnes hosts a festive fashion show featuring local independent boutique 'Dawn Rose' along with other stalls.

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    Remembrance Sunday Commemorations

    The annual Remembrance Commemorations take place on the Sunday closest to Remembrance Day.

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