A water company will give insight into the £38 million works it is carrying out in a Bolton park. 

United Utilities is working in Bolton Arboretum and Longsight Park, with construction company Ward and Burke. 

On Tuesday, April 9, the two companies will be holding a public information afternoon between 2pm and 6.30pm at Harwood Methodist Church. 

The water company has been working in the area since last June, putting in an underground storage tank to collect sewage and ensure it does not spill into Bradshaw Brook. 

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It is spending £38 million to reduce the amount of times that storm overflows operate in heavy rainfall from sites in Astley Bridge, Dunscar Bridge and Firwood industrial estate. 

A network of two storage tunnels will be built between Firwood industrial estate, Bolton Arboretum and Longsight Park. 

Dr Jane Wilcock of Friends of Harwood and Longsight Park, a community group which tends to the area, urges anyone who uses it to head along and find out more.