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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.
Whitworth AMDS launch project to celebrate the history and heritage of St John’s and they need your help!
At the meeting of Whitworth Town Council on 21 November 2019, the Town Council voted to bestow the title of Honorary Townsman of Whitworth on Mrs Anita Farrow. The occasion was due to be marked with a celebratory dinner on Saturday 28th March 2020 but the Coronavirus Pandemic put a stop to the plans temporarily. Finally on Saturday 8th May 2021, the Mayor of Whitworth was able to present the award to Anita.