There is a short footpath from Eachill Gardens to Walmsley Avenue, where the Avenue meets Walmsley Street, were the former Rishton Colliery once was.
The path goes through Eachill Garages.
A resident had asked Rishton Area Council on the 30th January 2003, if tarmac or gravel could be laid on the walkway from the end of Walmsley Avenue through Eachill gardens. The path currently being a mud bath and a hazard for all users.
Councillor Butler advised that enquiries were being made of the property section to establish if it is a public right of way. If it is then funding to do the work would be sought.
Residents were asked to consider part funding the repair of the footpath from Walmsley Avenue to Eachill Gardens. Total cost £1,814.79
Resolved: that the Rishton Area Council approve a grant of £814.79 as a contribution to the cost of repair work to the footpath from Walmsley Avenue to Eachill Gardens.