Horwich Town Council


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.

Horwich Civic Awards 2023

Horwich Town Council is asking for nominations from the public for its Civic Awards in 2023. Civic medals are awarded to individuals who have demonstrated at least twenty years’ service to Horwich in any field, or a combination of fields including sport, community and voluntary service, children and young people, arts, culture, entertainment, politics etc.

There are two recipients every two years and decisions are made by the Council’s Civic Awards Sub Committee and approved by full Council. They do not have to be residents of Horwich to qualify but must demonstrate long service in a voluntary capacity to the Parish. Nominations will be accepted for individuals who have been nominated previously but who have not yet received an award. Civic medals are not awarded posthumously. Serving Councillors are not eligible and former Councillors must provide an undertaking that they will not stand again for election.

Successful nominees receive their awards from the Town Mayor either in the Council Chamber or at a location of their choice, it is entirely their decision where they accept their award and who attends the presentation. All nominations must be submitted via an official nomination form available from Horwich Community Centre or by emailing townclerk@horwich.gov.uk.

All nominations will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Closing date for nominations is 27 January 2023.

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Finance & General Purposes Committee
Mon 16 Jan 2023

Town Council & Planning Committee
Thur 26 Jan 2023

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Sponsorship and Grants to local organisations are available from Horwich Town Council.

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Town Council Action Plan

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Town Clerk
Horwich Town Council
Town Council Office
Horwich Community Centre
Beaumont Road

  01204 691090

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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 2021/2022

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