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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29 Jun

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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    Information session about educational grants

    Join Councillor Maureen Jones who is a trustee for the Rochdale Ancient Parish Educational Trust. She will explain what grants are available to local people from Whitworth or attending schools in Whitworth and give assistance with application forms. Friday 30th June at 3.45pm at Whitworth Library (during the afternoon tea)

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  • 2017 Scarecrow Festival

    The 7th Whitworth Scarecrow Festival takes place from 1 July – 9 July this year. Once again this year the public will be voting for which display they think is the best, with the winners announced at the Family Fun Day and Dog Show at the Riverside on 9 July. If you’d like to take part you can pick up an entry form from various locations in Whitworth. Last date for returning the forms is Friday 9 June, so you’ve got plenty of time to come up with ideas for your display. Any queries, call Melanie at the Town Council on 01706 852018.

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  • Shop Local Food and Craft Fair

    Come along to our 3rd year anniversary Market on Saturday 8th July 2017. The Market opens from 10.00am until approx 3.30pm. ADMISSION IS FREE.... This is the last chance to also vote via the token system for one of the local organisations that could receive £100 from the Market. THE MARKETS ARE A NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANISATION.... we give back each year into the Whitworth community. The Markets are the second Saturday of each month throughout 2017 at Hallfold Untied Reformed Church, Hall St, Whitworth

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    Family Fun Day and Dog Show

    The family fun day will return this year on 9th July and after last year's success there will also be a dog show taking place.

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    Family Fun Day and Dog Show

    The family fun day will return this year on 9th July and after last year's success there will also be a dog show taking place.

    Read more...

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    Family Fun Day and Dog Show

    The family fun day will return this year on 9th July and after last year's success there will also be a dog show taking place.

    Read more...

  • media 4

    Family Fun Day and Dog Show

    The family fun day will return this year on 9th July and after last year's success there will also be a dog show taking place.

    Read more...

  • media 4

    Family Fun Day and Dog Show

    The family fun day will return this year on 9th July and after last year's success there will also be a dog show taking place.

    Read more...