Horwich and Blackrod First Independents 6, Farnworth and Kearsley First 3, non-aligned 1. A large district in Greater Manchester, north-west of Manchester itself; includes Farnworth, Westhoughton and Horwich.
The Liberal Democrats gained a seat in Westhoughton North and Hunger Hill from the Conservatives on 16 November; Farnworth and Kearsley First also won a seat in Kearsley from ‘One Kearsley’. Melanie Livesey and Debbie Newall (both Kearsley ward) moved from One Kearsley to Labour in October 2023.
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