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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27 Jun

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 (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

  • 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

    St John with St Michael school are hosting the first ever 'SHAWFEST'. A community fun-filled family festival on Friday 12th July 2019 from 3:00pm until late.

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    Shawfest

    St John with St Michael school are hosting the first ever 'SHAWFEST'. A community fun-filled family festival on Friday 12th July 2019 from 3:00pm until late.

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    Shawfest

    St John with St Michael school are hosting the first ever 'SHAWFEST'. A community fun-filled family festival on Friday 12th July 2019 from 3:00pm until late.

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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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