• Wednesday, February 21 , 2018 - 6:44:33am
  • 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.

*Councillor Mrs Susan Warburton*.

The Town Council are pleased to announce that Mrs Susan Warburton, Independent Candidate, has been co-opted to the Town Council to represent the SOUTH WARD. Councillor Mrs Warburton has replaced Councillor Mrs Patricia Barrow who sadly died in 2017.

*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.


What is the Business Improvement Grant Funding Scheme? A capital grant giving programme to help businesses located in Horwich and Blackrod town centres to make improvements to their business premises. Applications will be welcomed up to the 31st January 2018. How can I apply?
To obtain more information, register your interest and/or request an application please email businessbolton@bolton.gov.uk or call 01204 336222/6131.


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 4th December 2017
  • Council Minutes: Monday 6th November 2017
  • Council Minutes: Monday 2nd October 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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