Horwich Town Council

Horwich Young Citizen of the Year Award

Horwich Town Council will award a Young Citizen of the Year Award in 2023 to a young person up to and including the age of 25 years old who has brought real credit to Horwich through exceptional academic, sporting, artistic or cultural achievement or rendered great charitable or voluntary service and gone that extra mile to help the community. They must live, study or work in Horwich to be eligible.

The award is all about:
• Recognising good community work
• Building self esteem
• Showing a positive attitude towards the community
• Developing an understanding of what citizenship means

Members of the public, schools, community groups and organisations are invited to write to the Council with their nominations.

Nominations will be considered annually, with a deadline of 31 March 2023. The winner will receive a gift voucher and a certificate of achievement, to be presented by the Town Mayor at a Council meeting in April.

If you would like to nominate a young person for the award, we would ask you to complete a nomination form which can be downloaded from here or available on request by emailing townclerk@horwich.gov.uk


Horwich Town Council wishes to appoint a casual cover caretaker/cleaner to join the existing team to provide cover at the Community Centre, Beaumont Road, Horwich for holidays, sickness and emergencies. The hourly rate of pay is £10.50 (as per National Joint Council for Local Government Services SCP1). The successful candidate will be required to attend a number of paid training days, however there is no guarantee of regular hours.

The Centre is open 9.00am – 10.00pm Mon – Thurs, 9.00am – 12.00pm Friday and 9.00am – 4.00pm Sat, providing a wide range of leisure, recreational and educational activities, social support and information for residents of all ages. The post involves general caretaking and cleaning duties as well as ensuring the safe operation and upkeep of the Centre. If you feel you are able to provide the high standard of service required and work as part of our small team, please apply by completing an application form here. For futher details please download the job description here.

Closing date for applications is Friday 3 March 2023. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

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Town Council & Planning Committee
Thurs 23 March 2023

Annual Meeting of the Parish followed by Finance & General Purposes Committee
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Town Clerk
Horwich Town Council
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Horwich Community Centre
Beaumont Road

The office is open to the public on Tues, Weds, Thurs between 10am – 2pm

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Chair of the Council

Councillor Steven Chadwick became Town Mayor of Horwich on 5th May 2022, taking over from Councillor Sue Denton and who has agreed to be Town Mayoress for 2022 -23. His chosen charities for the Mayoral year are Rivington Heritage Trust, the Anderton Centre, North West Air Ambulance Service, Horwich RMI Cricket Club, 1471 Horwich Air cadets and Eagley Band.

If you would like the Town Mayor to attend an event you are organising, contact us by emailing townclerk@horwich.gov.uk or complete and return the following mayoral request form

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Town Mayor's Charities 2020/2021

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