Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

£12M Revamp for Towns

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

£12M Revamp for Towns

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TOWN centres could be regenerated with a £12 million pot announced by Bolton council.

Farnworth, Horwich, Little Lever and Westhoughton could all benefit from the new fund.

The money would come from the £100m set aside for the Bolton town centre masterplan.

The council could now spend some of this money on district town centres too thanks to additional private sector investment in the masterplan.

While this funding will focus on the borough's largest centres, the council says it will continue to invest in smaller centres, such as Kearsley and Blackrod, through its capital programme.

Council leader Linda Thomas said: "This investment will deliver long-term benefits for local communities right across the borough, which is an absolutely priority for us. We are making really good progress on Bolton town centre with the private sector, which frees up some of the investment we've set aside. …

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