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The Great Britsh Spring Clean begins on Friday 17th March 2023! Anyone wanting to get involved can collect litter pickers and bags from our office at The Ashcroft, Mon-Fri 9:30am til 2:30pm.
WainGap Woods -Trim Trail Please note that the footpath will be closed from Monday 6th March 2023 to Monday 20th March 2023 for essential maintenance work. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you
Whitworth Town Council councillors are holding a meeting on Monday 21st November at 7pm at Shawforth Chapel to discuss the Boundary Commission Consulation in more detail.
The Local Government Boundary Commission for England is holding a presentation for Parish Councillors and the community at 6.30pm this Thursday 3 November. The review will agree new ward boundaries across the council and could have an effect on parish boundaries. Here are the meeting details for anyone that wishes to join: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87107619846?pwd=UVY4V0dWVlJ0VDBUNDVIN2J0czByZz09 Meeting ID: 871 0761 9846 Passcode: 115124
Information recieved from Lancashire County Council regarding local road closure near Tonacliffe School LANCASHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL (TONACLIFFE ROAD, WHITWORTH, ROSSENDALE) (TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF THROUGH TRAFFIC) ORDER 2022 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Lancashire County Council has made an Order under Section 14(1) (a) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, as amended, the effect of which will be to temporarily prohibit traffic on the roads set out in this notice. 1. No person shall cause any motor vehicle to proceed over that length of Tonacliffe Road, Whitworth, from the junction with Oakenshaw Court to the junction with High Peak Road. 2. Nothing in this order shall apply to persons engaged in the carrying out of the works. 3. The prohibition will be operative from 0800 hours on 8 th November 2022 until 1800 hours on 16th December 2022 or until completion of the works within this period. 4. An alternative route for vehicular traffic affected by the closure is via:- Tonacliffe Road – Market Street – Oakenshaw Avenue and vice versa. The temporary prohibition is necessary to allow Water Main Replacement works to be carried out. Authority given for this Order to be made: Peter Bell Regulation and Enforcement Manager Lancashire Highway Services 0300 123 6780 [Ref: HRiT/39634/JC]
An unusual vacancy has arisen in Whitworth for a part time Parish Lengthsperson. The purpose of the role is to keep the "length" of Whitworth neat and tidy.