AN application for 129 homes in Westhoughton, which caused fury among councillors when submitted, has been refused by town councillors.
PLANS for a proposed 3G synthetic pitch at Westhoughton High School were discussed at Westhoughton town council tonight.
NEW pens and scorebook packed, iPad charged up and ready, the cricket season's finally here and it is time to set off for Littleborough.
UNEXPLAINED lights in the sky have left Bolton residents baffled – with mooted explanations ranging from an alien invasion to a film set.
THIS Friday, thousands of people across the borough will be helping raise money for cancer care by staging a Macmillan coffee morning – and we want to see your pictures.
Tyson Fury's trainer has confirmed the Bolton-based WBA and WBO heavyweight champion is "seeking help" for issues arising over what he believes to be a "witch-hunt" against the boxer.
A PENSIONER said he is lucky to be alive after being involved in a hit and run in Horwich.
A MAN has admitted carrying out two sex attacks on the same day against different victims.
OUR regular round-up of people who have appeared in Bolton's courts.
JASON Kenny was unstoppable at Rio 2016 but the six-time Olympic champion admits he is unsure whether to compete at next year’s World Championships.
AFTER all the hype and expectation, the contest itself failed to live up to its intriguing premise.
STUART McCall has hit back at suggestions his Bradford City players play-acted during their 0-0 draw against Wanderers.
A TEENAGE boy suffered a head injury in a collision.
MARK Howard believes Wanderers are playing better now than they were during a four-game winning streak at the start of the season.
POLICE have found the body of a missing woman last seen leaving a hospital.
TWO men have been charged with a number of offences following an investigation into a a string of burglaries in Bury and Bolton.
PHIL Parkinson commended his patched-up Wanderers for grinding out a point against Bradford, promising fans: “We will get better!”
A TODDLER has been left with horrific burns to his hand after the laptop charger he was holding caught fire.
HIS stage name is Henry Tudor – and his likeness to the infamous King Henry VIII is certainly uncanny.
A BURGLAR who stole watches and a television from his partner’s nephew has been jailed.
BRAVE Ben O’ Brien – who lost his leg to cancer – couldn’t believe his eyes when Bolton boxing legend Amir Khan joined him in the ring during a gruelling training session for charity.
A THUG who beat up a neighbour during a drinking session has been jailed for 14 months.
IF you had been in Kearsley this weekend you may have seen some strange sights.
MALCOLM GREENHALGH On Friday 9th September 2016, peacefully in Holland’s Nursing Home Farnworth, Malcolm aged 73 years. Dearly loved son of the late Kenneth and Bessie, father to Nicola and a dear brother to John and brother in law to Connie.…
ROBERT EVAN FAIRCLOUGH Peacefully in hospital on 21st September 2016 ROBERT (BOB) aged 74 years, much loved brother to Jeanette and Ann, a dear brother in law to Eamonn, a loving uncle, cousin and friend to many. Cortege to leave Birtwistle’s…
ELAINE REYNOLDS MORRIS Peacefully, after a short illness, on 16th September 2016 in Salford Royal Hospital, with her family at her side, ELAINE, aged 77 years. Loving wife of the late William, devoted Mother of Catherine, Carolyn, Lesley and Helen, a…
CLARICE RIGBY BICKERSTAFFE On September 16th 2016, in hospital, Clarice, aged 90 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Ron, loving mother of Lyn, John and Susan, Ann and Andrew and Jane, a devoted grandma, great grandma and a great friend to many.…
LUCY LOWE On September 16th 2016 in hospital and of Bromley Cross. Lucy Lowe Loving Wife of the Late Jim, Loving mother of John, Dear Mother in Law of Glynis, Devoted Grandma of James and John John, Great Grandma of Harriet, Alice, James and Joshua.…
MARCIA THOMPSON 1972 - 2008 As a mother, daughter and sister you're so sadly missed, Just a framed picture is all that's left to kiss, But in our hearts you'll always be near, And in our minds you're forever here. All our love Dad and family Mum,…
JOHN SLOANE Treasured birthday memories of John 26th September. So dearly loved, So sadly missed. Unforgettable. Love Annie and family xx
BRENDA SMITH Passed away peacefully in hospital on 13th September 2016, aged 87 years. Beloved mother of Andrew and David, Maria and Louise. Devoted grandmother to Christopher and Gemma and much loved Auntie to many, including Susan. Dearly loved and…
CYCLING golden couple Jason Kenny and Laura Trott have tied the knot.