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Welcome to Horwich and Blackrod

Useful information

  • Horwich Police Station
    Burden Way
    Horwich
    BL6 6KW

    Disabled Access: Yes
    Enquiry Desk: 101
    Special Notices: The public Enquiry Office at this station will be open on the following dates -Thursday 9th February 2017 10am - 6pm, Wednesday 15th February 2017 10am-6pm, Monday 20th February 2017 10am - 6pm, Tuesday 21st February 2017 10am - 6pm. The public Enquiry Office will close permanently from Monday 27th February 2017. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. The nearest open Public Enquiry Counter will be at Bolton Police Station, Scholey Street, Bolton. BL2 1HX
  • Monday See Special Notice
    Tuesday See Special Notice
    Wednesday See Special Notice
    Thursday See Special Notice
    Friday See Special Notice
    Saturday See Special Notice
    Sunday Closed
    Bank Holidays: Closed

  • Bolton Central Police Station
    Scholey Steet, off Manchester Road
    Bolton
    BL2 1HD

    Disabled Access: Yes
    Enquiry Desk: 101
    Special Notices:
  • Monday 8am to 8pm
    Tuesday 8am to 8pm
    Wednesday 8am to 8pm
    Thursday 8am to 8pm
    Friday 8am to 8pm
    Saturday 10am to 6pm
    Sunday 10am to 6pm
    Bank Holidays: 10am to 6pm

  • Astley Bridge Police Station
    Crompton Way
    Bolton
    BL1 8UN

    Disabled Access: Yes
    Enquiry Desk: 101
    Special Notices:
  • Monday Closed
    Tuesday Closed
    Wednesday Closed
    Thursday Closed
    Friday Closed
    Saturday Closed
    Sunday Closed
    Bank Holidays: Closed

  • Bolton Town Hall
    Victoria Square
    Bolton
    BL1 1RU

    Disabled Access: N/A
    Enquiry Desk: N/A
    Special Notices:
  • Monday 24 Hours
    Tuesday 24 Hours
    Wednesday 24 Hours
    Thursday 24 Hours
    Friday 24 Hours
    Saturday 24 Hours
    Sunday 24 Hours
    Bank Holidays: 24 Hours

  • Horwich Public Hall
    Lee Lane
    Horwich
    BL6 7AQ

    Disabled Access: N/A
    Enquiry Desk: N/A
    Special Notices:
  • Monday 24 Hours
    Tuesday 24 Hours
    Wednesday 24 Hours
    Thursday 24 Hours
    Friday 24 Hours
    Saturday 24 Hours
    Sunday 24 Hours
    Bank Holidays: 24 Hours

  • Little Hulton Police Stations
    Manchester Road East
    Little Hulton
    M38 9WH

    Disabled Access: N/A
    Enquiry Desk: N/A
    Special Notices:
  • Monday 24 Hours
    Tuesday 24 Hours
    Wednesday 24 Hours
    Thursday 24 Hours
    Friday 24 Hours
    Saturday 24 Hours
    Sunday 24 Hours
    Bank Holidays: 24 Hours

We're working hard to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour to make your area a safer place to live and work. You can have your say on how these priorities are set by contacting your neighbourhood policing team and indentifying the issues that matter to you.

Here are the priorities we are currently tackling in your area:

  • Reports of vehicles speeding and being driven in an antisocial manner
  • Reports of off-road bikes being ridden at speed and in an antisocial manner
  • An increase in shoplifting offences

For a full list of priorities, click here

Community meetings are held regularly in your community, giving you an opportunity to speak to your local officers or discuss local policing issues.

Surgery

Neighbourhood Surgery
Monday 5 June 2017
Horwich Public Hall
When: 17:00 - 19:00

View all meetings

Your local Inspector(s)

Wayne Readfern

Inspector Wayne ReadfernWelcome to the neighbourhood pages for Bolton North. The team cover the areas of Horwich and Blackrod, Horwich North East, Smithills, Heaton and Lostock, Astley Bridge, Crompton, Halliwell, Bromley Cross, Bradshaw, Breightmet and Tonge with the Haulgh. In April 2016, GMP implemented a change to the way that we deal with our priority incidents.  The change basically amalgamated the response and neighbourhood teams, albeit we still have staff dedicated to each of our communiti...click here to read more


Meet the Team

  • William Guffogg - Sergeant

    William Guffogg

  • Dave Heald - Constable

    Dave Heald

  • Andrew Seddon - Police Community Support Officer

    Andrew Seddon

  • Kevin Blakemore - Police Community Support Officer

    Kevin Blakemore

  • Steve Howard - Police Community Support Officer

    Steve Howard


Helpful Websites

Age Concern

Get involved - Special Constables

Get Involved - Volunteers

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

Greater Manchester Victims' Services

Home Watch

Manchester Council crime advice

North West Ambulance Service

Office of Police & Crime Commissioner


Local Websites

Bolton Council

Bolton NHS Primary Care Trust

Bolton Safe , the Safer Bolton Strategic Partnership

Fortalice - domestic abuse support


Updates

Operation targets rogue traders

A total of 294 vehicles were stopped and checked as part of a national week of action to target rogue traders.

Don’t get trapped in the web on Safer Internet Day

As part of Safer Internet Day 2017 on Tuesday 7th February, Greater Manchester Police is reminding people on how to help protect themselves from becoming a victim of cybercrime.

© Greater Manchester Police 2017