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UPDATED: Reebok Stadium to be renamed Macron Stadium

The Bolton News: The Reebok Stadium

10:36am Thursday 24th April 2014

THE Reebok Stadium is to be renamed the Macron Stadium.

Kearsley man charged with stealing from murdered teenager's grave

The Bolton News: Andrew Holland

9:50am Thursday 24th April 2014

A KEARSLEY man charged with stealing ornaments and a soft toy from a grave has appeared before magistrates.

Macron who? Bolton Wanderers' new stadium sponsor is one of Europe’s top sportswear companies

The Bolton News: The Macron logo with Bolton Wanderers' club badge.

10:21pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THE new sponsors of Bolton Wanderers, Macron SPA, are an Italian sportswear company based in Crespellano, Bologna.

Timeline: A history of the Reebok Stadium

The Bolton News: It will cost three per cent more for most season tickets to watch Wanderers at the Reebok Stadium next season

10:16pm Thursday 24th April 2014

AS Bolton Wanderers bid farewell to the Reebok Stadium and start a new era with the Macron Stadium, we look at the history of the ground.

Horwich councillors slam college site development plans

The Bolton News: Horwich Public Hall, where Horwich Town Council meets. Picture from Google Maps.

10:29pm Thursday 24th April 2014

HORWICH town councillors were united in their condemnation of plans to build 140 houses on the site of Bolton College's Horwich Campus.

Reebok was the perfect match

The Bolton News: The inside of the stadium showing the Reebok logo and name

10:08pm Thursday 24th April 2014

WHEN Bolton Wanderers announced their new home was to be called the Reebok Stadium back in 1997, it seemed like the perfect union.

Full list of Bolton election candidates announced

The Bolton News: Bolton town hall

5:39pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THE full list of candidates for this year’s local elections has been announced.

Fraudster told: Pay back cash within six months or go back to jail

The Bolton News: Woman jailed for horrific attacking on disabled friend

5:05pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A CONVICTED fraudster has been told to cough up nearly £19,000 — or go back to jail.

Two cars seized in police's 'biggest ever' road crime crackdown

The Bolton News: Operation Galileo convoy

5:06pm Thursday 24th April 2014

TWO cars were seized in Greater Manchester Police's largest ever operation to remove criminals from the roads.

Jazz club bringing the spirit of New Orleans to Bolton

The Bolton News: Eagley Jazz Club

4:57pm Thursday 24th April 2014

GET down to a jazz club and enjoy the sounds of New Orleans in Bromley Cross.

Murder and mayhem with plenty of laughs at Victoria Hall

The Bolton News: Barry Massey, Linda Massey, Robert Goodier and Anne Dixon

4:53pm Thursday 24th April 2014

MEMBERS of a theatre group have been in fits of giggles rehearsing for a murder comedy.

Extra night added for stage version of iconic Carry On film

The Bolton News: The Marco Players will stage Carry on Camping

4:47pm Thursday 24th April 2014

TICKETS have been flying out for a theatre group’s production of an iconic Carry On film.

COMMENT: Renaming Reebok Stadium is an emotive issue

The Bolton News: Albion are at the Reebok today

12:50pm Thursday 24th April 2014

IT is always an emotive issue when football clubs change the name of their ground.

Youngsters help 10-year-old who had to have leg amputated after horsebox accident

The Bolton News: Friends Kian Monoghan and Lucas Seale went to Close Park in Radcliffe to show their support for 10-year-old Oliver Hacking

4:10pm Thursday 24th April 2014

TWO kind-hearted boys saddled up for their own sponsored bike ride in aid of a youngster seriously injured in a road accident.

Commercial Feature: Macmillan Night In

The Bolton News: Macmillan Night In

12:30pm Thursday 24th April 2014

On Friday, May 16, friends in the north west will be swapping a night out on the town for a Night In with their favourite people – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Plan to build giant wind turbine at Bradshaw farm is rejected by government

The Bolton News: A wind turbine

9:47am Thursday 24th April 2014

A LAST-ditch attempt to build a wind turbine at a Bradshaw farm has been rejected by government inspectors.

Queues expected as more details of Bolton X Factor auditions emerge

The Bolton News: Audition for the X Factor in Widnes

9:38am Thursday 24th April 2014

THE final details of Bolton’s X Factor auditions have been released by Market Place shopping centre bosses.

IT firm staff given day off to celebrate St George's Day

The Bolton News: Chris Haughton, front, with staff from Eventura

9:31am Thursday 24th April 2014

PATRIOTIC staff at a Bolton IT firm swapped their keyboards for red roses in celebration of St George’s Day.

Meet Bolton's new St George's Day mascot - the Little Lever Beaver

The Bolton News: The Little Lever Beaver with Max Dean, aged four

9:29am Thursday 24th April 2014

A NEW St George’s Day mascot — the Little Lever Beaver — popped up in Bolton town centre to fly the flag for England.

Krishna Temple gets defibrillator after string of heart emergencies

The Bolton News: Tracey Wilkinson with members of the Krishna Temple

9:27am Thursday 24th April 2014

A POTENTIALLY life-saving defibrillator has given a community a boost after several heart-related emergency call-outs.

Latest 'community crackdown' on dangerous driving held at Makkah Mosque

The Bolton News: The fire service demonstrates how it deals with road accidents at the Makkah Mosque in Grecian Crescent

9:23am Thursday 24th April 2014

A COMMUNITY crackdown on dangerous drivers has been held at Makkah Mosque.

Egerton House Hotel bosses' actions were 'extraordinary departure from proper practice'

The Bolton News: Jan Hampton

9:20am Thursday 24th April 2014

ACTIONS by directors who were running Bolton’s Egerton House Hotel in the lead up to the dismissal of the hotel’s manager were “an extraordinary departure from proper practice”, according to a judge.

£3.3 million plan to preserve historic Rivington Terraced Gardens

The Bolton News: Project manager Ben Williams at the Pigeon Tower

9:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

AN ACTION plan has been launched to help preserve the history of Rivington’s magical terraced gardens for future generations.

Octagon play explores loneliness, desire and sexuality

The Bolton News: All The Bens features Dominic Vulliamy as Ben, Daniel McCann as Henry and Jonathon Ojinnaka as Al

8:47am Thursday 24th April 2014

AN award-winning play which explores loneliness, desire and sexuality will be staged in Bolton tomorrow.

Fall in violent crime is linked to alcohol price increase, say Bolton health experts

The Bolton News: Violent crime numbers have fallen

8:38am Thursday 24th April 2014

BOLTON health experts have backed claims that the long-term fall in violent crime is partly due to the increase in alcohol prices.

VIDEO: Maxine Peake directs and stars in Cherry Ghost's new music video

The Bolton News: Cherry Ghost

8:22am Thursday 24th April 2014

A BOLTON band is back with a new album, tour and music video starring actress Maxine Peake.

Son runs 12 marathons in 12 months

The Bolton News: Andy Hall running one of the marathons

8:16am Thursday 24th April 2014

TRAINING for a marathon is the challenge of a lifetime for most people — but for Andy Hall, one was not enough.

Fun day in memory of tragic baby Lagan

The Bolton News: TRAGIC: Baby Lagan, who lost her fight for life

8:12am Thursday 24th April 2014

A DOG show, fairground rides, and even visits by popular children’s characters will be highlights at the second family fun day inspired by the memory of a baby girl.

Leading academic highlight's importance of Bolton's Mass Observation archive

The Bolton News: Wrestling in Bolton was popular in the 1930s in this Worktown picture taken by Humphrey Spender

8:04am Thursday 24th April 2014

INFLUENTIAL Oxford University historian Selena Todd has spoken of the importance of the Mass Observation archive held in Bolton.

Car hits bus stop at ‘accident black spot’

The Bolton News: The scene of the crash in Bury Street, Radcliffe

8:01am Thursday 24th April 2014

RESIDENTS are calling for safety measures at a notorious bend on a road in Radcliffe — after a car flipped onto its side and hit a bus stop.

Missing Prestons cash 'was never found'

The Bolton News: Prestons of Bolton

7:52am Thursday 24th April 2014

TENS of thousands of pounds allegedly stolen by a former employee of Prestons of Bolton have never been recovered, a court heard.

Overflowing Farnworth dog poo bin not emptied for three weeks

The Bolton News: Evelyn Qureshi and dog Pippa survey the mess

6:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

BAGS of dog mess were left to rot in a Farnworth park when a bin was not emptied for three weeks.

No help for sufferers of 'Guitar Acquisition Syndrome'

The Bolton News: Musician John Fallon celebrates his first year in his Guitar Shack

9:34am Thursday 24th April 2014

BOLTON musicians suffering from a little-known psychological disorder – GAS – will get no help at all from the man who runs the town’s smallest guitar shop.

Friends and family pay respects at funeral of tragic hanged teenager Aleysha Rothwell

The Bolton News: Friends and family gather at Aleysha Rothwell's funeral at Bolton Parish Church.

3:28pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

“SHE had a smile that could light the darkest room and was utterly unique”.

Trusted Prestons employee 'stole £30,000 from jeweller'

The Bolton News: Prestons of Bolton

9:06am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A THIEF staged his own gold rush at a Bolton jewellers by stealing almost £30,000 from his employers, a court heard.

Homeless man missing for a month after walking out of Royal Bolton Hospital

The Bolton News: Missing man: Timothy Lord

5:14pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A MAN who is feared to be homeless has been missing for nearly a month after walking out of the Royal Bolton Hospital.

UPDATED: Car park cabin destroyed in arson attack

The Bolton News: The cabin at the car park off Breightmet Street that was destroyed in an arson attack.

9:39am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

AN arsonist destroyed a car park office.

15-year-old girl 'was raped while she played on XBox'

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

1:24pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A TEENAGE girl was raped as she played on a computer games console, a court heard.

Former hotel owner claims she was pressured into £340 million debt agreement

The Bolton News: Jan Hampton

1:21pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE former owner of a top Bolton hotel told a hearing she was pressurised into signing an agreement meaning she was liable for the firm’s £340 million debt.

Widower was 'stabbed to death by prolific meat thief'

The Bolton News: Steven Butterworth

1:13pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A RECENTLY-widowed man was murdered by a prolific meat thief, a court heard.

VIDEO: Shoppers fall victim to classic superglued coin prank

The Bolton News: A woman tries to pick up the coin

12:59pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

SHOPPERS and residents in Chorley Old Road have found themselves in a “sticky situation” — after falling victim to a classic prank.

New Tower FM presenter leaving station after just two months

The Bolton News: Simon Morykin

11:37am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

TOWER FM presenter Simon Morykin is reportedly leaving the station after less than two months to take on the mid-morning slot on Sheffield station Hallam FM.

Bolton Wanderers reached £1.8 million settlement after wrongly reclaiming VAT

The Bolton News: Phil Gartside, centre, entering court with Frank McParland, right.

11:13am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

BOLTON Wanderers reached a settlement of £1.8 million after an HMRC investigation into wrongly reclaimed VAT on agents’ fees, it has emerged in court.

Chance to take a peek inside space-age All Souls church

The Bolton News: Inayat Omarji, of All Souls Church, left, and MP David Crausby inside the church

11:08am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE group at the centre of the conversion of a historic Bolton church into a space- age community centre is inviting the whole town to a family fun day to celebrate the progress of its transformation.

Westhoughton pupils resotre Ladybridge plaque that was damaged by vandals

The Bolton News: From left, community fundraiser Anne-Marie Wynne, Bolton Fundraising Group chairman Peter Ward, Iola Hart, Sheila Marland, Roselle Gorman, Gillian Gregory, Ann Elliott Clark. Front is Stephen Bush, maintainance man at Westhoughton High

11:05am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A plaque damaged last year has been restored by school pupils.

Little Lever makeover moves a step closer

The Bolton News: Cllrs Anthony and Maureen Connell at the new crossing

10:02am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE makeover of Little Lever is now a step closer to completion.

Still going back to his old school at 77

The Bolton News: Jack Peers unveils the plaque with headteacher Lesley Cooper

10:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A CLASS act — that is Jack Peers who at the age of 77 is still going back to his old school.

Pupils design look of new multi-million pound Bolton technical college

The Bolton News: The University of Bolton

9:57am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

YOUNG people with designs on success unveiled their ideas for Bolton’s new multi-million technical college.

Bolton's most wanted - April 23, 2014

The Bolton News: WANTED: Shaughan Boardman

9:46am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

EACH week police appeal for readers’ help tracing wanted criminals in Bolton.

Police cadets get £2,000 windfall

The Bolton News: The cadets with police commissioner Tony Lloyd, Sir Peter Fahy, chief constable, Mayor and Mayoress of Bolton Cllr Colin Shaw and Dee Shaw, Ch Supt Shaun Donnellan, Bolton divisional commander, and Jim Battle, deputy police commissioner

9:40am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A PASSING out parade watched by hundreds became a double celebration for police cadets who learned that the group would receive a £2,000 windfall.




Bolton Sport

UPDATED: Reebok Stadium to be renamed Macron Stadium (link)

theboltonnews.co.uk 10:36am Thu 24 Apr 14

THE Reebok Stadium is to be renamed the Macron Stadium.

Macron who? Bolton Wanderers' new stadium sponsor is one of Europe’s top sportswear companies (link)

theboltonnews.co.uk 10:21pm Thu 24 Apr 14

THE new sponsors of Bolton Wanderers, Macron SPA, are an Italian sportswear company based in Crespellano, Bologna.

Timeline: A history of the Reebok Stadium (link)

theboltonnews.co.uk 10:16pm Thu 24 Apr 14

AS Bolton Wanderers bid farewell to the Reebok Stadium and start a new era with the Macron Stadium, we look at the…

Reebok was the perfect match (link)

theboltonnews.co.uk 10:08pm Thu 24 Apr 14

WHEN Bolton Wanderers announced their new home was to be called the Reebok Stadium back in 1997, it seemed like the…

BOLTON ASSOCIATION: Team by team guide (link)

theboltonnews.co.uk 5:59pm Thu 24 Apr 14

 

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