23 Feb

Full Council Meeting

Unless stated otherwise, all meetings start at 7.30pm and take place in the Council Chamber at the Council Offices, within the Civic Hall (Ashcroft) complex. Agendas for each meeting are issued at least 3 working days in advance and are posted on the noticeboard at the Ashcroft and on this website. Full Council Meetings take place at 7.30pm in the Council Chamber at the Council Offices, within the Civic Hall (Ashcroft) complex.
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Forthcoming Events

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    Mayor of Whitworth's Afternoon Tea

    Afternoon tea in aid of The Mayor of Whitworth's Charity Fund

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    Civic Dinner

    An evening of music and dance with a three course dinner

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  • Family Fun Day

    An annual event organised by the Tourism and Leisure Committee. Expect inflatables, entertainment and craft stalls galore.

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    Mayormaking

    Once a year in May, the new Town Mayor is installed. This happens at the Annual General Meeting of the council, also known as Mayormaking. All are welcome and there are usually refreshments served after the meeting.

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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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    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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    Community Carol Service

    The service is an opportunity to get into the Christmas spirit and join together to sing carols, accompanied by the Whitworth Vale and Healey Youth Band. The service each year is led by the Mayoral Chaplain.

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