• Wednesday, November 14 , 2018 - 4:31:50pm
  • 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.

Upcoming Event(s):

See Events Diary for a complete list.

Blackrod Remembrance Day Service and Parade 2018

The Blackrod Service of Remembrance and Maroons will both take place on Sunday 11th November 2018 from 10.30am. Proceedings will commence at the Cenotaph in the Cemetery Grounds promptly at 10.30am and include a collective Blackrod schools choir in addition to the normal service of Remembrance. The second part of the service will continue with the Remembrance Day Parade leaving the Cenotaph at approximately 11.05am and marching through the village to St Katharine’s Church for the Remembrance Day Service which will commence at approximately 11.45am.

Neighbourhood Alliance Market Place Event

Friday 29th June, 11 am - 1 pm.
Have you heard about the Bolton Plan for health and care? This is YOUR chance to meet some of the people who will be supporting YOUR neighbourhood. Health and Wellbeing Market Place. Open THIS POSTER for more details.

Blackrod have a new Mayor

Blackrod have a new Mayor. At the Annual Meeting of the Town Council attended by over 55 friends, family and local residents, Councillor Mr Scott Batchelor was elected to become the Town Mayor for the year 2018-2019. Councillor Batchelor will be joined by his Mayoress Mrs Karen Batchelor and supported by Deputy Mayor Councillor Mr John Price and wife Sandra. Blackrod Town Council wish the new civic dignitaries all the very best for the forthcoming year when they will be out and about representing the local residents of Blackrod over a very busy year.

Mrs Susan Gaskell

Blackrod Town Council are pleased to announce that they have successfully Co-opted a new member of the team. Mrs Susan Gaskell has been appointed as Councillor for the Central Ward of Blackrod, replacing Mrs Ann Cunliffe who retired from her Local council role., Friends and family joined Susan and fellow councillors to witness Mrs Gaskell take her Oath of Office of Town Councillor at the council meeting held on April 30th. The Town Council is now fully represented again across all three wards in the village.

2017-2018 Retiring Mayor

Retiring Mayor Councillor Mrs Isabel Seddon presented over £3500, raised through her Mayoral year to local charities and good causes. These included Bolton Parkinsons Group: Blackrod Guiding Association and AFC Masters a local disability group. Friends and family and local dignitaries gathered at the Annual Meeting of the Town Council to wish Councillor Mrs Seddon a well earned rest after a long event filled year. The retiring Mayor was presented with a beautiful flower arrangement as a thank you from Town Council colleagues.

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 3rd September 2018
  • Council Minutes: Monday 6th August 2018
  • Council Minutes: Monday 2nd July 2018

Blackrod Events Diary

  • Announcement: Blackrod Remembrance Day Service and Parade 2018
  • Announcement: Blackrod have a new Mayor
  • Announcement: 2017-2018 Retiring Mayor

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