The Westhoughton Town Council will award a Civic Medal in 2019 to a person who has rendered great charitable or voluntary service to the community of Westhoughton. The recipient will also receive the Harold Daniels Memorial Trophy, to be kept for one year.

Members of the public are invited to write in to the Council with their nominations.

The nominees must have provided over 20 years charitable or voluntary service to Westhoughton in any field eg: sport, entertainment, politics, voluntary services, children and  young people, charity fundraising etc..  They do not have to be residents of Westhoughton to qualify.  Nominations will be accepted for individuals who have been nominated in previous years but have not yet received an award.

Serving Town Councillors are not eligible and former Councillors would be required to declare their intention never to seek re-election.

Please give as much detail as possible about the service by the person you wish to be considered.  Send your letter to:  Mrs C Morris, Town Clerk, Westhoughton Town Council, Town Hall, Market Street, Westhoughton, BL5 3AW or e-mail

All nominations will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Closing date: Monday, 2nd December, 2019.