Local News

Secretary of State calls in Hulton Park application

BREAKING NEWS: The Secretary of State has agreed to call in the Hulton Park planning application. A public inquiry will now follow. The Minister's letter to me following my request to call in the application is above.

Canvassing in Ladybridge

Great to be out speaking to residents in Ladybridge with Cllr Anne Galloway. Groups of us will be out all week, so if you’d like to join our campaign team, please send me a Facebook message.

Blackrod pub future secured

Great to pay a visit to The Red Lion in Blackrod and meet with the new owner, Mike Ross. Over the years, the pub has been threatened with development but I'm pleased to say that its future has now been secured.

Westhoughton Yarn Bombing 2018

Great to be at the Yarn Bombing in Westhoughton over the weekend - lovely to see our town centre looking so colourful!

Leigh Observer column - 3 July 2018

We have been enjoying some lovely weather over the last few days and it looks like its set to last for at least another weeks.