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.

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27 Jul

Full council meetings

Unless stated otherwise, all meetings start at 7.30pm and take place in the Council Chamber at the Council Offices, within the Civic Hall (Riverside) complex. All are open to the public; agendas for each meeting are issued at least 3 working days in advance and are posted on the noticeboard at the Riverside and on this website.
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Forthcoming Events

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    Greenbrook House Garden Fete

    Greenbrook House Garden Fete Sunday 30th July, 1pm - 4pm Free admission, donations welcome Refreshments, stalls, handmade crafts, tombola and a guest appearance by John Alexander, the singing jeweller. Monies raised will go towards garden furniture.

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    First Meeting of the U3A

    Retired or semi retired? Want to develop new interests? Want to meet new people? Or have some fun? University of the Third Age are a self-help organisation for active retired or semi-retired people providing educational creative and leisure activities. Meetings take place on the first Wednesday of each month at 1pm at Sunny Bank Day centre.

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    Carers Link BBQ and Activity Day

    Friday 18th August 10.30am - Walk a mile in carers shoes Raise £10 to enter Starts outside the waterski centre Followed by a Family BBQ and Activity Day 11am - 4pm Whitworth Waterski Academy at Cowm Res FACE PAINTING, AFRICAN DRUMMING, ACTIVITY WALKS AND MORE FREE waterskiing for carers, £10 for others

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    Mayors Charity Fundraiser

    Upcoming fundraisers for the Mayor of Whitworth's Charity Fund

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    Whitworth Rushcart

    Following months of discussion, negotiation and planning, the annual Whitworth Rushcart celebrations will take place in the town on the afternoon of Sunday 3 September 2017.

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    Rochdale Childrens Moorland Home Family Fun Day

    Rochdale Children’s Moorland Home are due to have a Family Fun Day on Sunday 3rd September between 11am and 3pm. There will be lots of activities including an adventure play area, face painting, tombola, raffle, competitions, refreshments and music. Free entry and fun for all the family. For more information visit www.rochdalechildrensmoorlandhome.org or telephone 01706 647020.

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    Keep Whitworth Tidy Litterpick

    Meet the volunteers of Keep Whitworth Tidy between 9am and 10am to collect litter. Meeting location will be announced nearer the time on the 'Keep Whitworth Tidy' facebook group. All welcome and equipment provided.

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    Mayors Charity Fundraiser

    Upcoming fundraisers for the Mayor of Whitworth's Charity Fund

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