Bolton by Bowland Councillors

Allan Clements    Vice Chairman

Allan has lived in Bolton by Bowland for over 20 years. He worked for ICI for over 30 years and ran ICI’s European Explosives Division.

Allan is the Chairman of Bolton By Bowland Cricket Club, a member of  the Bolton by Bowland Village Hall committee and he is also a Governor at Gisburn Primary School. 

Tel:      01200 445 532  

Mob:    07769703158 


Catherine Curry

Catherine has lived in and around Bolton by Bowland for over 30 years. She is an active member of the community and involved with many of the organisations. She has been and is involved in numerous fundraisers, to help local organisations continue and thrive.  She is passionate about the continuation of an active and interesting village life and very focused on the village going forward and embracing new ideas.

Tel:      01200 447 048

Mob:    07983466124


Roger Park

Roger has lived in Bolton by Bowland for 34 years. He has been chair of the Village Hall Committee and currently chair of Bolton by Bowland War Memorial Committee. A Governor at Bowland High School, the bulk of his working life was as a lecturer at Nelson and Colne College. He has owned a number of businesses in the past and is currently a director of two companies.

Tel:       01200 447 642 


Mary Walsh

Mary has spent most of her adult life in the village of Bolton by Bowland and in that time helped towards the build of a new Village Hall.   With a small group of parents, was successful in overturning the government’s decision to close our village school.  In her leisure time she paints and is the founder of the Sawley Art Group.

For the past 8 years she has served as an elected Parish Councillor.  Now in her third term, she represents the conservation of the beautiful villages in the parish and the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, contributing as an elected member of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.  Her aim is to continue to act in the best interest of the Parish.

Tel:      01200 447248


Lynda Holt

Lynda moved here from Summerseat, Bury when she married her husband David in 1985.  They have three daughters Eleanor, Sarah and Grace, who all attended Bolton by Bowland Primary School.  Lynda and David have recently become grandparents.  After Lynda moved into Bolton by Bowland she worked as a Training Organiser for the Agricultural Training Board for 4 years and since then has farmed with her husband.

Lynda has been involved with many organisations within the village over the years and enjoys being a part of village life. 

Tel:     01200 447 246


Liz Moorhouse

Liz has lived in Bolton by Bowland for over 55 years and formally in Clitheroe, where she attended Clitheroe Royal Grammar School.  She later trained as a teacher at Worcester College.  She taught pupils at Ribblesdale Secondary School in Clitheroe for 8 years before leaving to have her children Sarah and Simon.  On returning to work, she became a lecturer at Nelson and Colne College teaching students studying Caring and Nursery Nursing courses.

Now retired, she is a committed member of the village church of St Peter and St Paul where she is member of the Church Council.  She is active in all aspects of church life including leading and supporting those involved with ringing the Church Bells.  Liz is active in many village activities including Friends and Neighbours.

Tel:     01200 447 286

Ian Willock

Ian has lived in Holden with his wife Carole since 2002.  He was educated at Baines Grammar School Blackpool and later at Manchester University.  His business career was in industrial management, working for long periods with Philips Electronics and later in process management consultancy.  Now retired, he is a member of Bolton By Bowland Church and is a Trustee of East Lancashire Hospice.

Tel:      01200 447 264

Mob:    07831821505