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The Bolton News: statistics

Population: 23,056

Parish: Westhoughton

Metropolitan borough: Bolton

Postcode district: BL5

Dialling code: 01942

Council tax: £1,245 (C)

Average house price: £160,000

Bin delivery day: Monday

EU Parliament: North West England

UK Parliament: Bolton West

Council: Westhoughton North/South

The Bolton News: features

Westhoughton profiled - a look at your area

We take a look at the history of Westhoughton and explain some of the quirks of this much-loved town.

Pretoria pit disaster memories revealed

An eyewitness account of the aftermath of the Pretoria Pit disaster has turned up, nearly 100 years after the event.

The Bolton News: comingsoon

The Bolton News: person

The Bolton News: robert

Robert Shaw, actor

The Bolton News: houghton

Houghton Weavers, music

The Bolton News: laura

Laura White, music

The Bolton News: policing

The Bolton News: police

Click here to find out more about your local neighbourhood bobbies

The Bolton News: sport

Westhoughton swimming pool

Westhoughton leisure centre

Westhoughton Rangers AFC

Daisy Hill Football Club