Simon Dalley, Chair

Local business owner and resident. 

Pat Smith from Bacup Pride

Pat Smith, Vice Chair

Chair of Bacup Pride and local resident

Councillor Barbara Ashworth

Councillor Barbara Ashworth Greensclough Ward

Member Champion for Older People & Portfolio Holder for Health and Leisure

Council Committees/Working Groups:

  • Cabinet
  • Standards
  • Governance Working Group
  • Bacup Community Partnership.

Outside Bodies/Partnerships:

  • Children’s Partnership Board
  • East Lancs Health and Well-being Partnership
  • LCC Health Scrutiny Committee

Councillor Andrew Walmsley Portfolio Holder for Resources Irwell Ward

Portfolio Holder for Resources:

  • Council Committees/Working Groups
  • Cabinet
  • Consultation Working Group
  • Bacup Community Partnership

Outside Bodies:

  • Capita Strategic Governance Board

Councillor James Eaton Greensclough Ward

Council Committees/Working Groups:

  • Development Control
  • Bacup Community Partnership
  • Governance Working Group

Councillor Danielle Ashworth Stacksteads Ward

Council Committees/Working Groups:

  • Overview and Scrutiny
  • Bacup Community Partnership

I live in Stacksteads, I am an OFSTED registered childminder and an active member of Stacksteads Countryside Park Group. I am always happy to help with local issues.

Councillor Andy MacNae Irwell Ward

Council Committees/Working Groups:

  • Audit and Accounts Committee
  • Bacup Community Partnership

Outside bodies:

  • Growth Lancashire Board
  • Pennine Prospects
Michelle Smith

Councillor Michelle Smith Irwell Ward

Council Committees/Working Groups:

  • Development Control
  • Vice-chair of Licensing
  • Bacup Community Partnership
  • Additional information

I have lived in Bacup since 2003 and love the area and the people who live here.  I am proud to represent the residents of Irwell ward and will do my best to help and support where I can.  If you want to raise any concerns or just have a chat, please contact me by email, telephone or message me on social media.

Councillor Judith Driver Greensclough Ward

Council Committees/Working Groups:

  • Development Control Committee
  • Licensing Committee
  • Bacup Community Partnership – Chair

I feel that the best way to represent you in the community is to listen to your concerns, take action where I can, and give feedback on what I have achieved.

Community & Voluntary Organisations:

  • Bacup Now
  • Valley Heritage
  • The A,B &D Centre
  • Town Centre Business Reps
  • The Circle of Life
  • Bacup Social Enterprise
  • Community Assets Standing Tall
  • Bacup Business Association
  • Rossendale Civic Society
  • Bacup Fountain
  • Stubbylee Masterplan Group
  • Bacup Natural History Museum
  • Bacup & Stacksteads
  • Neighbourhood Forum
  • Stubbylee Greenshouse
  • Bacup Cinema
  • The Horse & Bamboo Theatre
  • Bacup Royal Court Theatre

Partners operating in Bacup:

  • Transdev
  • Sustainable Communities
  • Lancashire Constabulary
  • Irwell Medical Practice
  • Rossendale Leisure Trust
  • Active Lancashire / Rossendale Works

Sub Groups

Bacup Market Sub Group

Public Realm & Fountain Sub Group

Community Engagement Sub Group