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UPDATE: Car crashes into mosque

The Bolton News: The car that crashed into Zakariyya Mosque in Daubhill

8:54am Friday 18th April 2014

A CAR has crashed into the Zakariyya Mosque in Peace Street, Daubhill.

6-year-old boy could be scarred for life after dog attack in Daubhill pub

The Bolton News: Dog attack victim Mckinley Worthington shows his scars

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

A BOY could be scarred for life after a dog attacked him while he was at a pub with his family.

Thousands flock to Rivington Pike for Good Friday walk

The Bolton News: Thousands flock to Rivington Pike for Good Friday walk

3:29pm Friday 18th April 2014

RIVINGTON Pike was visited by thousands of people for the annual Good Friday walk.

Man led to safety after food blaze

The Bolton News: House fire in Halliwell

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS broke into a flat and led a man to safety after a pan of food left on the cooker sparked a fire.

E-cigarette charger could have started blaze

The Bolton News: House fire in Halliwell

11:36am Friday 18th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are examining an electronic-cigarette charger as part of their investigations into a kitchen blaze.

'Don't go to A&E with coughs and colds over Easter'

The Bolton News: The accident and emergency department at the Royal Bolton Hospital

11:04am Friday 18th April 2014

PATIENTS are being warned not to attend A&E for coughs and colds over Easter.

Widow's prayers for driver who killed her husband

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

10:57am Friday 18th April 2014

A WIDOW says she is praying for the driver who caused the death of her husband in a car crash.

Bolton FM presenter enjoys break after six days sleeping in Asda

The Bolton News: Matthew Davidge

10:49am Friday 18th April 2014

BOLTON FM presenter Matthew Davidge is having a break from the airwaves after his charity sleepathon at Asda.

Bolton's nominations in Fusion Awards

The Bolton News: Dr Mounir Hakimi at work in Syria

10:46am Friday 18th April 2014

A COMMUNITY group and a doctor feature in this year’s Fusion Awards finalists list.

Call to change exam times to help Muslim students fasting during Ramadan

The Bolton News: Foods from around the world were cooked as Muslims in Harrow celebrated the end of Ramadan.

10:42am Friday 18th April 2014

A UNION chief from Bolton has called for exam boards to review the timetabling of A-level and GCSE exams to consider the impact of Ramadan on Muslim students.

Bishop of Bolton shines shoes in town centre

The Bolton News: From left, Jeff Wallwork has his shoes shined by Rev Alan Saunders and Bishop Chris Edmondson

10:35am Friday 18th April 2014

THE Bishop of Bolton got down on his knees — to shine the shoes of shoppers and workers in Bolton town centre.

Shop assistant has worked at supermarket for 43 years

The Bolton News: Lisa Bezkorowajnyj with a bouquet to celebrate her long-service

10:33am Friday 18th April 2014

A SHOP assistant is celebrating working at an Astley Bridge supermarket for 43 years.

Teenage girls take up kickboxing at new martial arts centre in Breightmet

The Bolton News: Paul Smith with Danielle Smith, aged 17 and Neely Duffy, aged 15

10:29am Friday 18th April 2014

TEENAGE girls dropping out of sport and fitness is no new trend.

Children to compete for giant Easter egg

The Bolton News: Charlie-Kate Davies, aged seven, admires the egg

10:50am Friday 18th April 2014

CHILDREN can win an Easter egg at the Market Place shopping centre this weekend.

Gang attacks babysitting grandad

The Bolton News: Lewes teenagers questioned over attempted break-in at Brighton flat

3:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A GANG of three men hit a grandad over the head and attacked him while he was babysitting.

Pictured: the toddler who sparked a police alert when he fell asleep with the rabbits in a garden centre

The Bolton News: Deacon Scott

9:23am Thursday 17th April 2014

A THREE-YEAR-OLD boy sparked a frantic search after he went missing in a garden centre.

Cannabis farm found after toddler accidentally dials 999

The Bolton News: Cannabis farm discovered after child dials 999

7:19pm Thursday 17th April 2014

POLICE found a cannabis farm after a child accidentally dialled 999.

'Only Phil Gartside had authority to sanction £300,000 payment'

The Bolton News: Phil Gartside

6:53pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ONLY Bolton Wanderers chairman Phil Gartside had the authority to sanction the £300,000 payment the club made to an agency to represent them in the allegedly hijacked transfer of Gavin McCann, a court heard.

Bolton schools WILL be encouraged to fly union flag and sing national anthem

The Bolton News: The Union flag

10:02am Thursday 17th April 2014

SCHOOLS will be encouraged to fly the union flag and ask pupils to sing the national anthem during assemblies, councillors have decided.

‘Dangerous’ multi-storey car park forced to close

The Bolton News: The shutters are down at Bow Street multi-storey car park

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A BUSY town centre car park has been closed for the “foreseeable future” because of safety fears.

Harry Hankinson - one of the UK's most prolfic shoplifters - 'may be a kleptomaniac'

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

7:16pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ONE of the country’s most prolific shoplifters may suffer from kleptomania, an illness that causes him to steal, a court has heard.

List of all pharmacies in Bolton open on Good Friday and Easter Monday

The Bolton News: Stroud pharmacy opening hours - Easter and summer bank holidays 2014

7:19pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THESE are all the pharmacies that are open on Good Friday and Easter Monday:

Psychedelic rock band Purson to play gig in Bromley Cross

The Bolton News: Purson will play The Railway Venue, Bromley Cross

4:59pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A psychedelic rock band fronted by a 23-year-old electric guitar virtuoso inspired by ‘60s and ‘70s music is coming to Bromley Cross.

Play that tackles homophobia in football to be staged at Octagon Theatre

The Bolton News: Rob Ward as Kyle in  Away From Home

4:43pm Thursday 17th April 2014

FOOTBALL fan Rob Ward is no stranger to hearing homophobic language at the match.

Wanted: 'Blight on society' robber

The Bolton News: Wanted man: Jason Wilding

4:34pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A ROBBER previously branded a “blight on society” when he was jailed is at large.

Adlington group to stage Jesus Christ Superstar

The Bolton News: Cast members of Jesus Christ Superstar

4:33pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A CAST of more than 50 will take to the stage for a rock opera which loosely charts the final days of Jesus’ life.

UPDATED: Arson attack on car in Daubhill

The Bolton News: The wrecked cars in Edge Hill Road, Daubhill

8:40am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A CAR was set on fire in a suspected arson attack in Daubhill.

Westhoughton town councillors ask for change to 'ridiculous' law that prevents them monitoring CCTV

The Bolton News: Controversial camera to be permanently removed

1:14pm Thursday 17th April 2014

WESTHOUGHTON Town Council will appeal to parliament to change the law so members are freed from “ridiculous bureaucracy”.

3,700 Bolton people fed by food bank last year

The Bolton News: SPECIAL REPORT: Bolton's food banks

1:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A FOOD bank has fed more than 3,700 people in Bolton in the last year.

Horwich engineers stole air vents from flats 'to cover what they were owed in wages'

The Bolton News: Manchester City Magistrates Court. Picture from Google Maps.

12:58pm Thursday 17th April 2014

TWO ventilation engineers stole six air vents worth £2,400 while working on a block of flats.

Bolton engineers star in BBC 'dirty business' documentary

The Bolton News: Terry Keenan, left, and Andy Bromley

12:49pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ENGINEERS from Bolton are set to make a splash in a BBC documentary.

Police advice youngsters how to 'stay safe' over Easter

The Bolton News: Ass Ch Con Garry Shewan

12:36pm Thursday 17th April 2014

POLICE are advising young people on how to stay safe over Easter.

Ainsworth Arms to reopen next week after £120,000 refurb

The Bolton News: The Ainsworth Arms had undergone a £120,000 refurbishment

12:33pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE finest real ales are set to start flowing again at a landmark Bolton pub following a £120,000 refurbishment.

Harwood cricketer's leukaemia shock

The Bolton News: Chris Evans, who has chronic myeloid leukaemia, is taking part in the Manchester 10k run

11:45am Thursday 17th April 2014

ALWAYS active, Chris Evans played cricket alongside Lancashire hero Jimmy Anderson as a young man.

Man taken to hospital after he is knocked off bike in Horwich

The Bolton News: Police and paramedics tending to the cyclist in Winter Hey Lane, Horwich.

11:29am Thursday 17th April 2014

A MAN has been taken to hospital after he was knocked off his bike by a car in Horwich.

Football agent sues Bolton Wanderers - Day 7

The Bolton News: Gavin McCann

9:46am Thursday 17th April 2014

Bolton Wanderers chairman Phil Gartside is due to give evidence in the seventh day of a court case in which football agent Tony McGill is suing the club and agency SEM for £390,000.

Tributes to well known Bolton hotel boss

The Bolton News: A press cutting showing the opening of the Crest Motel in Bolton featuring a picture of Mr Glass at the time

9:57am Thursday 17th April 2014

A SON has paid tribute to his father who was one of Bolton’s most prominent hoteliers in the 1960s and 70s.

Project to grow food in Moss Bank Park is 'excellent'

The Bolton News: Julie Hilling enjoys a dig in a raised bed with Grace Tong, left, aged two, and Poppy Quinn aged 20 months Pictures by NIGEL TAGGART

9:42am Thursday 17th April 2014

A PROJECT to help people fight food poverty has been hailed a huge success.

Fred Dibnah's widow to appear in Titanic film

The Bolton News: Sheila Dibnah with cameraman Clive Turner at Southampton Docks

9:39am Thursday 17th April 2014

THE widow of national treasure Fred Dibnah features in a promotional film for The British Titanic Society’s new website.

Angry residents protest against plans to build care centre for disabled

The Bolton News: Whittaker House in Radcliffe. Picture from Google Maps.

9:35am Thursday 17th April 2014

ANGRY residents are protesting against plans to build a care unit for people with disabilities because they fear it could also be used to house people with a criminal background.

Farnworth event celebrates 30 years of girl guiding in Lancashire

The Bolton News: At the party, from left, Angela Cox, Bury South Division Guides, Lady Mayoress Mrs Dee Shaw, the Mayor of Bolton, Councillor Colin Shaw, Jean Oldfield, Bury South Division Guides, and Betty Higham, MBE,  former county commissioner

9:31am Thursday 17th April 2014

A CELEBRATION has been held to mark 30 years of girl guiding in Lancashire.

Shed and trees damaged in Farnworth garden fire

The Bolton News: Fire crews tackled a car fire in Bringsty.

9:02am Thursday 17th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called after a shed fire spread to a group of conifer trees in a Farnworth garden.

Pawnbroker gives 300 Easter eggs to poorly children

The Bolton News: Members of staff at H&T Pawnbrokers Julie Chadwick, Sue Griffiths and Nicki Merrills with the Easter eggs

5:15pm Thursday 17th April 2014

EGG-CELLENT staff at H&T Pawnbrokers collected 300 Easter eggs to donate to poorly children in Bolton.

Tonge Moor Primary School gets two new fish

The Bolton News: Pets at Home assistant manager Rebecca Jepson is pictured with children from Tonge Moor Community Primary School.

5:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

YOUNGSTERS at Tonge Moor Primary School have welcomed two new fishy friends to their class — Frankie and Benny.

Mums and kids flock to ladies' bazaar at Essa Academy

The Bolton News: Brothers Ayaan Umar, aged four, and Amaan, aged five, prepare for a Go Kart race

1:17pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BOLTON’S biggest ladies' bazaar proved to be a huge hit with women and children alike.

In pictures: Sharples Primary School kids' Easter bonnets

The Bolton News: Ella Grubczynski and Adam Umarji, both aged five, show off their bonnets

1:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

HATS off to these creative young people who will celebrate Easter in style.

Missing toddler found safe and well - asleep in pet section at garden centre

The Bolton News: Police at Bradley Fold Garden Centre, where the missing three-year-old boy sparked a major panic

11:38am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A MISSING toddler sparked a frantic police search at a garden centre before being found fast asleep in the pet section.

Full meeting of Bolton Council

The Bolton News: Bolton town hall

4:01pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Live updates from tonight's full council meeting - with sex shops, lapdancing, singing the national anthem and gambling on the agenda.

VIDEO: Four-foot snake found in back of hired van

The Bolton News: The four-foot brown corn snake that was found in the back of a hired van

12:17pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE BOSS of a furnishings firm got the shock of his life — when he found a 4ft-long snake in the back of his van.

Tributes to well-known Bolton Wanderers fan Florence Brandwood

The Bolton News: Florrence Brandwood

10:18am Wednesday 16th April 2014

FLORENCE Brandwood, well-known as a loyal Bolton Wanderers fan and a long-serving scorer at Heaton Cricket Club, has died, aged 90.

Bolton Sport

MATCHDAY LIVE: Charlton Athletic v Bolton Wanderers (link) 10:27am Fri 18 Apr 14

Wanderers are finishing the season with a bang. Can they make it four wins in a row against struggling Charlton at…

Hospital Cup latest - Stoneclough v Old Bolts quarter-final report and semi-final draw (link) 9:34am Fri 18 Apr 14

TURTON will play Hindsford and CMB and Stoneclough will clash in the semi-finals of the Bolton Hospital Cup.

Charlton Athletic loanee Marvin Sordell could still have a future with Bolton Wanderers (link) 6:20am Fri 18 Apr 14

MARVIN Sordell could be welcomed back into the Wanderers fold next season – but has been warned he will not get…

Bolton Wanderers legend John McGinlay hails contribution of fellow Scot Alan Hutton (link) 6:00am Fri 18 Apr 14

WANDERERS legend John McGinlay believes the addition of fellow Scot Alan Hutton has been integral to the team’s…

Dougie Freedman sets a challenge for his Bolton Wanderers youngsters (link) 6:00am Fri 18 Apr 14

DOUGIE Freedman has thrown down the gauntlet to his younger players, urging them to prove they can break into his…

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