Local News

Conservatives Retain Local Council Seats

The Heywood and Middleton Conservative Association are pleased to announce that they have successfully held their seats in both Norden and Bamford wards, in the 2015 Local Elections.  Councillors Pat Sullivan (Bamford) and Peter Winkler (Norden) retained their seats with comfortable majorities of 450 in Bamford and 1205 in Norden.

Councillor Ashley Dearnley Opens New Children's Nursery.

Wardle & West Littleborough Councillor, Ashley Dearnly spends a wonderful morning St. Andrews School and has the great honour of opening their new Nursery.  Councillor Dearnley said: "It is an honour to open this new nursery, which will benefit local children".

Iain Gartside Chosen as By-Election Candidate

Members of the Heywood and Middleton Conservative Association have adopted Councillor Iain Gartside as their local candidate in the forthcoming by-election on 9th October 2014.

It's All Conservative for Norden

It was a fantastic result for Norden Ward at last nights local elections, when candidate Mike Holly secured his place as Norden's third Conservative Ward Councillor...   

Conservatives Retain Norden in By-Election

Norden Conservatives were celebrating last night after their by-election candidate, Peter Winkler stormed in with an impressive win for the ward.  Taking over 50% of the poll with 1081 votes he Peter retained the seat for the conservatives which had come available following the untimely death of Conservative councillor, the late Ann Metcalfe.

Constituency Pays Tribute to Great Leader

It is with great sadness thatwe, the Members and Friends of Heywood and Middleton Conservative Party, including Norden, Bamford and Castleton, learn of the death of Baroness Thatcher, who was a great Prime Minister and a Great Briton.We send our condolences to her family, who will sadly miss her.


PETER WINKLER SELECTED AS CONSERVATIVE CANDIDATE TO FIGHT NORDEN BY-ELECTION.A By-Election is to be held in Norden Ward, caused by the untimely death of Councillor Ann Metcalfe.  Local family man and community leader Peter Winkler has been selected to stand as the Conservative candidate.