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TRAGIC: William Knowles, pictured in 1972

Dementia patient 'who could not swallow' choked to death on yoghurt fed to him by care home worker

Bolton man charged with drugs conspiracy after dawn raids

Deane man charged with drugs conspiracy after dawn raids

Peter Schofield, wife Amanda and daughter Samantha aged 12 were involved in a fire during a Caribbean cruise

Lostock family trapped on burning cruise ship for three hours

REUNION: Tommy Banks, who was injured for the game but his brother Ralph played, Doug Holden, Cyril Robinson and Johnny Wheeler

Surviving members of the 1953 Wanderers v Blackpool 'Matthews final' reunited

NEW: Opening of the Hope for Homeless shop, in Tonge Moor by Kevin Davies (left) with homeless men Thomas Gavin Masserick, Kevin Isbeli and Vincent Green, with organiser Billa Ahmed

Former Whites star Kevin Davies calls on government to tackle 'homeless crisis'

LASTING MEMORIAL: Jones Homes’ Anna Halliwell (front left) with Joanne’s daughters Stephanie Marsh (top right) and Sophie Marsh (top left) and partner Paul Marsh (bottom middle) with deputy head Jessica Kavanagh (bottom left)

Memorial to mum, 36, who died from asthma attack

AUTHOR: Melissa Bailey

Lawyer-turned-writer releases second novel after scoring book deal with top publishing house

IMPRESSION: How the new club could look

£6 million 'youth zone' based on Bolton Lads and Girls Club set to be built in London

COUPLE: Andrée Buxton and her husband Andrew, who are set to take part in a 100 mile bike ride this Sunday

Novice cyclist to complete 100-mile Olympic route

Bolton traffic and travel update – Thursday, July 30, 2015

Bolton traffic and travel update – Thursday, July 30, 2015

VISION: How the school will look

Free school set to remain in temporary home ahead of new £10 million site opening next year

A ticket machine at Radcliffe Metrolink station, which has been targeted by scammers

Warning for Metrolink passengers after ticket machine scam

WANTED: Paul Foulkes

Bolton's 4 Most Wanted - July 29, 2015

TEAM: Maqsood Amenjee, Imran Gharda, Raheel Karim and Rizwan Gharda

BRILLIANT BOLTON: Meet the ordinary folk who are pitching in to help out — delivering food and water to people in need across the town

POLICE: Mohammed Ammer Ali after arrest under a UV light, covered in invisible liquid from handling the car with what he believed was Ricin

Computer geek guilty of attempts to buy deadly poison ricin from dark web


Wanderers and Preston North End derby kick-off time changed

Wanderers and Preston North End derby kick-off time changed

Adam Le Fondre became a fans' favourite during his loan spell at Wanderers

Three due in at Wanderers but Neil Lennon hints at one more to come

Wanderers new boy Gary Madine has been in the goals in pre-season

He's a better player than I thought: Wanderers boss Neil Lennon draws comparison between striker Madine and his former Glasgow Celtic team-mate

HOPEFUL: Anthony Whealing of Great Lever

Great Lever are spurred on for success

The successful Bolton United Harriers juniors, back from left, Julia Winogrodzka, Porscha Johnson and Isabella Merritt; front, Luke Greenhalgh, Joshua Bentley-Hughes and Harvey Kenny

Six of the best shine for Harriers

Gary Madine netted both goals as Wanderers beat Port Vale 2-1

FRIENDLY MATCH VERDICT: Port Vale 1-2 Bolton Wanderers

Stephen Parry hit the winning runs for Lancashire in their Royal London Cup win against Middlesex

Lancashire hold on to edge first one-day cup win

WINNERS: Ged Gaffey, Norman Fletcher and Ron White with BGA President Glynn Evans

Fletcher brings home local championship

Manchester Rangers 42 Westhoughton Lions 22

RUGBY LEAGUE: Westhoughton Lions fight back falls short at Rangers

Unbeaten Section D leaders Wallys Eleven

Bury's Golden Girls make it a clean sweep of inter-league success at home to Bolton

MATCHDAY LIVE: Port Vale v Bolton Wanderers

MATCHDAY LIVE: Port Vale 1 Bolton Wanderers 2

Wanderes vs. SC Paderborn.Gary Madinephoto by Besim Mazhiqi  (33314992)

Neil Lennon may have to wait to field his first-choice Wanderers team

Hall heads for exit door at Wanderers as MK Dons loan is finally sealed

Hall heads for exit door at Wanderers as MK Dons loan is finally sealed

Rob Hall in action during pre-season

Hall or nothing: Is winger's Wanderers fate already sealed?

National Sport

Greg Dyke, pictured, has welcomed Michel Platini's decision to run for the FIFA presidency

Chung: FIFA needs non-European boss

A mistake from Phil Jones led to Paris St Germain's opening goal

United punished by PSG

England's James Anderson was focused after a poor showing at Lord's

Anderson was spurred on by Lord's

Angel Di Maria had a disappointing first year at Old Trafford and could now leave

Di Maria 'close' to PSG move

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