THERE will be seven area forum meetings this month.

Meetings will take place in Kearsley, Bromley Cross, Astley Bridge, Harper Green, Tonge with the Haulgh, Westhoughton with Chew Moor, and Hulton.

The Kearsley meeting will be next Monday, at St John Fisher Church in Manchester Road.

Bromley Cross area forum will be at Bromley Cross Library, in The Crescent, next Wednesday.

On September 18, Astley Bridge area forum will take place at Astley Bridge Baptist Church, in Eden Street.

A venue is yet to be confirmed for the Harper Green Area Forum, but it will take place on September 19.

The Tonge with the Haulgh meeting will be on September 25, at Tonge Ucan Centre, in Tonge Moor Road.

Westhoughton with Chew Moor's area forum will take place at Westhoughton Community Hub, in Central Drive, on September 26.

The final area forum of the month is the one for Hulton, which will take place at Sutton Estate Community Centre, in Addington Road.

In total, 15 area forum meetings around Bolton have been announced.

The October meetings are Horwich and Blackrod, Farnworth, Smithills, and Heaton and Lostock.

In November, Little Lever and Darcy Lever, Breightmet and Halliwell will have their area forums.

The only wards in which the dates are yet to be announced are Rumworth, Crompton and Great Lever.

Most meetings start at 7pm preceded by a half hour drop-in session.

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