• Sunday, March 18 , 2018 - 12:09:09am
  • Council Office, Public Library, Church Street, Blackrod, Bolton. BL6 5EQ
    Tel: 01204 696362
    Open: Mon-Thu, 9:00am-4:00pm


Upcoming Council Meeting(s):

See Agenda for a complete list.


A casual vacancy has arisen for a position of Local Councillor for the Central Ward, located in Blackrod.
On March 5th 2018 the Town Council resolved to fill the position by Co-option until May 2019 when full elections for all seats of office on the Town Council will be held.
If you are interested in becoming a Councillor on Blackrod Town Council and require more information on the role then please contact the Town Clerk on clerk@blackrodtowncouncil.org.uk or telephone 01204696362 or directly at the council offices within Blackrod Library.
Alternatively, candidates who wish to be formally considered for the post are asked to submit a written expression of interest setting out their reasons for wanting to take up the position of Town Councillor and the skills and knowledge they would bring to the role.
The closing date for initial expressions of interest is 5th April 2018 and should be addressed to
The Town Clerk Blackrod Town council Council Offices Library Building Church Street Blackrod BL6 5EQ
All shortlisted applicants will be interviewed and an appointment made to co-opt the successful candidate to the Town Council.
Mrs S Lowis, Town Clerk.

*Blackrod Town Council - Blackrod South Ward*.

Notice is hereby given that a vacancy exists in the office of Town Councillor for the Blackrod South Ward of the Town of Blackrod.
The vacancy will be filled by election if, within the fourteen days* from the date of this notice, any ten local government electors for the ward submit a written request to that effect to the Returning Officer and, if no such request is made, the vacancy will be filled by the Town Council.
Any request for an election to be held to fill the vacancy must be in writing and sent to the
Returning Officer, Town Hall, Bolton BL1 1RU.
Dated this 6th day of March 2018
Signed: Mrs S Lowis,Town Clerk and RFO

*On behalf of the Blackrod Educational Trust*.

The Trustees of Blackrod Educational Trust would like all applicants for the 2017 grants scheme to know that due to unexpected administrative difficulties within the Royal Bank of Scotland, payments of grants have been delayed. However, all applicants should receive allocated funds in due course. The Trust apologises for these circumstances which have been beyond their control.


Starter Baskets are available for businesses located in Horwich and Blackrod Town Centres. These will comprise of a basket fully planted with flowers plus basket for Christmas Trees/other plant during summer months. Businesses wishing to obtain a starter pack should be aware of the following:

Businesses must gain written permission from their landlord to install the baskets.
A copy of the permission letter will be required as evidence.
 Businesses to get the baskets installed themselves by a reputable tradesperson.
 Businesses will need to sign a letter confirming that you will get all the necessary permissions in place, you will ensure safe installation and will be responsible for the ongoing maintenance (i.e. replenishing flowers, etc. in future years.
If you are interested in obtaining a starter pack please contact:
Paula Connor Tel: 01204 336129 Email: paula.connor@bolton.gov.uk

Blackrod Town Council Website

It is our hope that you will find it a useful resource not just for all the residents of Blackrod and its surrounding areas, but also for visitors to the area. You will find contact information for your councillors as well as information about council meetings, agendas and events, also we have included some handy links to other websites that we think you may find useful. Please explore the site and if you have any comments or suggestions as to other things that could be added at a later date, contact The Town Clerk and Proper Officer for the Town Council of Blackrod using the details on the ‘Contact’ menu. Thank you for taking the time to look at our website, and we hope to welcome you back soon.

Blackrod Town Council Minutes

  • Council Minutes: Monday 5th February 2018
  • Council Minutes: Monday 8th January 2018
  • Council Minutes: Monday 4th December 2017

Blackrod Events Diary

  • Announcement: Blackrod Sports and Community Centre
  • Announcement: Mr John Price, newly elected council representative
  • Announcement: The Blackrod Neighbourhood Plan is well under way…

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