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In the dock: 6 people who have appeared in court in Bolton

In the dock: 6 people who have appeared in court in Bolton

PREPARING: Andy Ennis, chief operating officer at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, said staff were preparing for a rise in A&E patients during the Christmas period

Hospital trust boss warns staff will struggle to meet targets over busy winter months

SCENE: The attack happened in the Karaoke Bar, Bradshawgate, Bolton

Twins spared jail over bar attack

TWINS: From left, Sienna Walsh and Elissa Walsh both aged nine months

Parents’ joy as twin baby girls diagnosed with potentially fatal disorder beat the odds

Burglar jailed after stealing treasured family photo

Burglar jailed after stealing treasured family photo

PLANS: Tim Vaughan speaks at the new young professionals curry club which was launched at Bolton Market Place

Market Place boss reveals details of ambitious £22 million development

Nursing home could face enforcement action after damning verdict by inspectors

Nursing home could face enforcement action after damning verdict by inspectors

TEAM: The group of girls behind the Cookie in a Jar product

Bolton School students have recipe for success with new cake in a jar

EXPERT: The Bolton News' Weekend wildlife columnist Russ Headley

Russ shares his love for nature with the next generation

PROCEEDURE: Vampire blood treatment

Would you have the 'vampire blood' treatment to smooth pesky wrinkles?

Nicola End climbed Kilimanjaro in September

'The best and worst day of my life' - student describes reaching the top of Kilimanjaro

FORGER: Shaun Greenhalgh with his father George pictured outside Bury Magistrates Court in 2007

Master forger who fooled art world releases memoirs written in prison

CRASH: The scene following the smash in Bradley Fold

UPDATED: Driver lucky to be alive after horror crash involving seven cars

FESTIVE: Oliwia Parkot, aged six, prepares for her ride on Primrose the donkey

Heavy rain fails to dampen festive spirit as winter festival declared open

Firefighters 'extremely busy' after strong winds cause falling trees and damage buildings

UPDATED: Firefighters 'extremely busy' after strong winds cause falling trees and damage buildings


Being rock bottom is a new experience for Whites boss Neil Lennon

"Would I take the job again? Good question" - Lennon on potential regrets at Wanderers

Advisor to the Bolton Wanderers board Trevor Birch is hopeful investment will be secured soon

Lennon gunning for points in December to change Wanderers' season

Neil Lennon optimistic ahead of Brentford clash

Lennon: Saving Wanderers is not mission impossible

Huddersfield Town's James Vaughan in action against QPR's Joey Barton

Lennon adds ex-Everton striker to list of missed targets in the loan window

SOUL MAN: Kevin Davies wipes tears from his face as he bid a sad farewell to Wanderers

INSIDE WANDERERS: It will take time for new owners to replace the club's 'lost soul'

FANS-TASTIC: Wanderers' support has remained strong throughout the recent dark times

COMMENT: Let's stand together on Monday night and show the world what great support Wanderers have

Per Frandsen in action for Wanderers against Charlton

Ex-Wanderers star rushed to hospital after blood clot discovered in heart

ONE VISION: Neil Lennon is only concentrating on events on the field

Neil Lennon focussing only on beating Brentford

Last year's winners Egerton

Record entry of 16 for the Anthony Axford Bolton Cricket League annual indoor competition

Tom Smith has resigned as Lancashire captain

Steven Croft takes over as Lancashire captain after Tom Smith resigns

GOOD TIMES: Colin Todd in the dug-out at Bolton Wanderers

Ex-Bolton Wanderers boss Todd still loving life at the top in Denmark

DESERVE PRAISE: David Moyes and Colin Todd, inset,

NEIL BONNAR COLUMN: More British managers need to ply their trade abroad

BOOTHAM BOUND: Jordan Lussey joined York City on loan yesterday

Jordan Lussey out on loan on quiet loan deadline day for Bolton Wanderers

LOOKING ON: Paul Marriott, left, and his assistant Scott Campbell watch their new team in action

Eagley FC treble trophy winning manager Paul Marriott back in the game at Darwen

National Sport

Slaven Bilic watched his West Ham side draw against West Brom

Slaven Bilic rues wasteful West Ham finishing in draw with West Brom

Dan Cole scored a crucial try for Leicester

Richard Cockerill hails Leicester matchwinner Dan Cole

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admired the way his players won in difficult conditions

Liverpool's momentum grows in win over Swansea as stars return from injury

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg was the winner of the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg turns his attentions to 2016 after ending 2015 with Abu Dhabi win

Live News

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  • 7:39am

    Bolton seems to have emerged relatively unscathed from the strong winds that battered the region yesterday.

    If you have any pictures or information regarding weather related disruption, please feel free to get in touch at newsdesk@theboltonnews.co.uk

  • 7:26am

    Today is expected to be another day of severe weather.

    The Met Office has issued warnings for heavy rain and strong winds, with residents being warned of potential disruption this could cause.

    Rain is forecast for most of the day, until about 5pm when it is expected to dry up for the evening.

    Gusts of upto 60mph are expected today, creating the possibility of causing damage to buildings and other objects.

    Temperatures are expected to reach a high of 11°C, with a low of 3°C.


  • 7:22am

    There are no major incidents of note on our roads as of yet, but the wet weather is making driving difficult.

    There is heavy traffic on the M62 westbound from junction 21 at Milnrow to junction 18 at Simister Island, and traffic is also slow on the M60 anti-clockwise between junction 17 at Prestwich to junciton 13 at Worsley.


  • 7:15am

    Good morning and welcome to today's breaking news blog for all the latest news in and around Bolton.

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