Westhoughton Community Network

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Community Fayres in Westhoughton (2019)

There is usually plenty going on here in Westhoughton,
community events bringing people together…

  • Westhoughton Art Group Exhibition | 7th to 30th March | Westhoughton Library.
  • St. James Primary School Summer Fayre - Sat 15 June | 11-2 | Hindley Rd.
  • Eatock Primary School Summer Fayre - Fri 21 June | 1:30-4 | St. George's Ave.
  • Barking Berry's Fun Dog Show - Sat 22 June | 11-4 | Central Park.
  • St. Bart's Primary School Summer Fair ('Greatest Showman') - Sat 22 June | 12-2 | Fairways.
  • Gates Primary School Summer Fair - Sat 6 July | 12-3 | Bristle Hall Way.
  • Blackrod Scarecrow Festival - Sat/Sun 6/7 July | 10-7.
  • Peterloo 200 Exhibition (Westhoughton Local History Group) - 15 Aug-30 Sept | Library.
  • Howfenbury Music Festival - Sat 24 Aug | 12-7:30 | White Lion Car Park.
  • LionsFest 2019 (Westhoughton Lions RLC) - Sat 31st Aug | 11-8 | The Den, Cunningham Rd.
  • Friends of Eatock Lodge Family Funday - Sun 1 Sept | 12-4 | Eatock Lodge.
  • Barking Berry's Christmas Dog Show - Sat 30 Nov | 11-3 | Lands Farm.

Previous WCN Community Fayres

2018
Westhoughton Art Group Exhibition - 15 Mar
Art By Elise Exhibition - 26 March
Barking Berry's Fun Dog Show - 18 June
'Festival of Ageing' - 2 July
Yarn Bombing Festival - 15/16 July
Washacre Summer Fair - 15 July
HACFRA Family Funday - 25 Aug
Howfenbury - 25 Aug
Friends of Eatock Lodge Family Funday - 2 Sept
Daisy Hill Fruit, Flower & Veg Show - 2 Sept
'Westhoughton in the Wake of World War One' Exhibition - 12 Nov
Barking Berry's Christmas Dog Show - 2 Dec
2017
Westhoughton Art Group Exhibition - 23 Mar
Barking Berry's Fun Dog Show - 10 June
Lionsfest (Westhoughton Lions RLC)- 12 Aug
Friends of Eatock Lodge Funday - 3 Sept
Howfenbury - 16 Sept
Daisy Hill Fruit, Flower & Veg Show - 17 Sept
'Aspects of Howfen' Exhibition - 23 Sept
Barking Berry's Christmas Fair - 25 Nov
2015
Yarn Bombing Festival

4 & 5 July
Town Centre
2015
Barking Berry's Fun Dog Show - 6 June
Washacre FM Showcase Day - 7 June
Westhoughton Village Fayre - 27 June
Friends of Eatock Lodge Funday - 6 Sept
Barking Berry's Christmas Fair - 28 Nov
Rainbow Crafts Christmas Fair - 5 Dec

 

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  • Social Distancing (Covid-19)
    In light of arrival of virus and advice given by Govt, all WCN groups and community orgnisations are having to suspend meetings and activities for time-being. This will likely impact on events planned for over summer.
  • Daisy Hill FC Fixtures (Home)
    League Division 1 North
    New Sirs (BL5 2EB)
    League season TERMINATED due to Covid-19
    Decent season for 'The Cutters' brought to an abrupt end in March. They'll be back next season. WCN given opportunity to provide community news and features for home game programmes.
  • Town Centre Masterplan
    Proposals for investment in Town Centre (Market street focus) reaches public consultation stage. Drop-ins at Library took place on 12 & 15 Feb. Closing date for feedback 23/3/20. Significant investment and changes proposed inc. Carnegie Hall and Town Hall. Final meeting cancelled (Covid-19). Final report pending.
  • Civic Awards 2020
    Westhoughton Town Council Civic Awards for service to the local community. Presentation evening 25/1/20
  • Tribute to Tony
    Tony Berry Tribute Concert at St. Bart's 22 Nov 19 - . £2,716 raised; shared between Cancer Research and St. Bart's Tower Fund.
  • New Library Schedule
    Westhoughton Library
    Did you know as well as books, computers and newspapers, your local Library provides Council One-Stop Shop services and is a base for many community groups and special events!
    Library closed as part of Covid-19 measures. Meetings and activities suspended.
  • Hope Community Centre
    Central Drive
    Programme. Group activities and events; available for hire for community groups - also parties. 'Grub tub' available for Foodbank donations - 9:30am to 3pm on Mondays. Centre currently closed.
  • Rotary Christmas Float
    Rotary Club of Westhoughton is very grateful for public support with donations of £6,253 received during the run-up to Christmas. More raised will help support local charities. Presentation Evening postponed.
  • Bolton College Survey
    Adult Learning Provision in Westhoughton
    Bolton Council and Bolton College consulting with WCN and other partners to reintroduce Adult Learning Provision to Westhoughton. A survey is launched, with follow-up events planned.
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