- Dog Bins
The Parish Council currently provides and empties weekly thirteen dog bins around Belmont, Chapeltown and Edgworth.
- Lengthsman Scheme
The Parish Council funds the Lengthsman scheme, which involves maintaining roadside verges, pathways and publicly owned spaces within North Turton. The Lengthsman maintains some of the community areas in the area, including the community orchard, the garden at four lane ends and the garden around the stocks in Chapeltown. He carries out repairs to gates and […]
- Litter Collection
Blackburn with Darwen Council provides funding to the Parish Council towards the collection of litter along the roadside throughout North Turton. This work is undertaken by the Parish Lengthsman, appointed by the Parish Council. On average, over 20 bags of litter is picked up each week, as well as fly tipping being cleared. Fly tipping in Belmont, November […]
- Bus shelter
The Parish Council is responsible for the stone bus shelter at Edgworth crossroads, and has provided hanging baskets to enhance the area. Work will shortly begin on the refurbishment of the interior.
- Public Conveniences
The public conveniences at the Belmont Playing Fields are open daily, and are owned and maintained by the Parish Council.
- Black Rock Community Orchard
The community orchard, between Birches Road and Vale Street, Edgworth, is maintained by the Parish Council, and provides a tranquil spot for picnics in the summer months.
- Village Halls/Parks/Playing Fields
The Parish Council is the Custodian Trustee of the Barlow, Edgworth, and its grounds. A Custodian Trustee is a corporation appointed to have the custody, as distinct from the management, of trust property. The Parish Council therefore merely holds the title to the Barlow estate. The charity itself is managed by a Board of Trustees. The […]