YOU will have probably heard the phrases ‘Devo-Manc’ and ‘Northern Powerhouse’ bandied about a lot over the last year — largely by men in suits looking rather pleased with themselves.
A BOLTON father died in a motorcycle smash after the bike he was riding hit a road barrier.
RENEWED efforts are being made to trace a man who has been missing for 18 days.
A CAR ended up on its roof after a crash in Astley Bridge.
BOLTON County pulled off an impressive scalp in the Lancashire Amateur Shield second round by defeating Askam United 1-0.
A BOLTON wrestling club are toasting the efforts of two of their talented youngsters.
THESE were the dramatic scenes as angry taxi drivers stormed into council offices to protest against an increase in licensing charges.
KEN Warner proved you can still get faster no matter how many times you do the Bolton parkrun.
CORONATION Street star Catherine Tyldesley and fiancé Tom Pitfield's relationship will be put to the test in a new series of All Star Mr and Mrs.
PRIMARY school pupils have played guest of honour at the opening of Over Hulton's new-look Co-operative store.
TEENAGE striker Alex Samizadeh was again the matchwinner for Wanderers Under-18s as they beat Millwall 1-0 in their latest outing.
A PARTY animal who downed pints of cider every weekend has curbed her crazy lifestyle for Go Sober for October.
BOLTON has been brought to a standstill this morning as scores of angry private hire drivers are staging a strike over increased license fees.
A RECENT walk through Churchgate was a depressing experience.
I WAS not surprised to read about the taxi driver in Friday's paper.
CAN we through your letters page convey our appreciation to the many people and organisations who supported our Scarecrow Festival in Kearsley.
At last, England as seen sense and put a 5p charge on carrier bags from large shopping outlets.
DARREN Pratley laid into “soft” Wanderers after they surrendered a point in injury time at QPR.
Breaking news live panel - 5/10/15
JUST when Neil Lennon thought he’d got his defensive problems licked, along comes another leak.
NEIL Lennon has risked getting himself in hot water with the FA by branding referee Darren Drysdale’s performance in his side’s 4-3 defeat at QPR as “biased.”
A NIGHTMARE month of major traffic disruptions is set to continue today as one of Bolton's busiest roads is closed overnight.
Wedding Anniversary of JOHN and DOROTHY HOLT 5th October, 1957. at St Josephs Church, Bolton. Love lasts forever
MIRACLE PRAYER Dear Heart of Jesus in the past I have asked for many favours, this time I ask for a special one (mention here). Take it Dear Heart of Jesus and place it within your own broken heart where Your Father sees it. Then in His merciful eyes…
MAGGIE ALICE BARLOW Passed away 5th October 1988. Loving you forever Mum. Debbie, Vivien, Wendy, Peter and Alan
MICHAELA HAYES (Nee MILLER) Happy 43rd birthday. Instead of a card, we send our love, Instead of a gift, a Prayer, To our daughter we thought the world of, And miss beyond compare. Love you so much. Mum, Dad, Claire, Gareth, Josh and Nat xxxxx
KATE BOYCE (TESSIE) On the 29th September 2015 in Meadowbank Nursing Home, fortified by the rites of holy church, Tessie, in her ninety second year, loving wife of the late Patrick, mother of Michael and the late Patrick, mother-in-law of Julie, nana…
HAZEL CATHERINE BROWN Sadly passed away in Royal Bolton Hospital on 20th September 2015. Hazel will be sadly missed by everyone who knew her. The funeral will take place on Monday 12th October in Overdale Crematorium West Chapel at 11.00am. No…
MAUREEN GREGORY On 29th September 2015 surrounded by her family at home in Farnworth after a long illness aged 68 years. Loving wife of John, devoted mother of Wayne, Adrian and Joann, grandma to eight grandchildren, great grandma and sister. The…
SUSANNE LESLEY MATTHEWS (nee Parr) Sunrise 8th March 1970 - Sunset 28th September 2015 Passed peacefully after a battle with cancer at Wigan & Leigh Hospice. A much loved daughter, wife, mother, daughter-in-law, sister-in-law and friend to many.…
KATIE ALEXANDRA POWELL Suddenly in hospital on 20th September 2015 aged 25 years and of Little Hulton, Katie devoted daughter of Matthew and the late Sheridan, much loved step daughter of Sharron, loved sister of Lewis, Nathan and Bradley, also a…
"RENNIE" ADRIENNE KNOTT Died, aged 78 and fighting to the end, at home with family around her on 30th September A loving Mum, Grandma and Great Grandma finally at peace. Service: Overdale 3pm Thursday 8th October. Donations (to various charities) via…
RONALD STANFORD (RONNIE) 18th June 2015 at the Royal Bolton Hospital, Aged 82 Loving memories of Dad from: the late ALAN, Carol and Ste, Alyson and Martin, Elaine, Andrew and Debbie, grandchildren & great grandchildren. Sadly taken away from us…
ALAN RUSCOE Jean and family would like to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for their support, letters, cards, flowers and donations received in their sad loss. Special thanks to Canon David Dunn for his kind…
ALICE LOUISE HARWOOD Treasured birthday memories, 5th October of our Daughter, who died 21st June 1985 aged seven years. Mum, Dad, Peter and Emma.
MARGARET JUNE ATHERTON June, aged 79 years and of Horwich, passed away peacefully on Wednesday 30th September 2015 at Bolton Hospice. Loving wife of Ronald. She was a very special and dearly loved mum of David and Susan and a devoted and much loved…