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  • Max Clayton injury a 'massive blow' - Bolton Wanderers boss Neil Lennon The Bolton News:

    NEIL Lennon admits losing Max Clayton for the rest of the season has come as a “massive blow”. read more

  • Amir Khan claims Floyd Mayweather Jnr is running scared of him

    AMIR Khan believes undefeated five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jnr is running scared of a showdown with him. read more

  • Top 5 things to do in and around Bolton this weekend

    Here's our guide to what you can do in and around Bolton this weekend. read more

  • Blackrod Scrabble group celebrates first anniversary

    A SCRABBLE group is going from strength to strength as it approaches its first anniversary. read more

  • Man released without charge after woman's stab death The Bolton News:

    THE death of a woman who was found with fatal stab wounds in her chest is now being treated as non-suspicious, police say. read more

  • Proposed Greater Manchester Cricket League steering committee hold first meeting

    THE steering committee of the proposed new Greater Manchester Cricket League has had their first meeting. read more

  • Volunteer hurled homophobic abuse at her neighbours

    A VOLUNTEER who helps people with alcohol and drug problems repeatedly hurled homophobic abuse at her neighbours, a court heard read more

  • Campaigners protest against 'unfestive' Christmas card debt reminders

    CAMPAIGNERS delivered Christmas cards to housing provider Bolton at Home in protest at the housing association’s decision to send festively-themed debt reminders to struggling tenants. read more

  • Man rescued after heater fire

    A MAN was led to safety by firefighters after a heater in a bedroom set alight clothes. read more

  • Investigation launched after two car fires in Farnworth The Bolton News: House fire in Halliwell

    AN investigation is underway into two car fires in Farnworth. read more

  • Immigration is on the table

    C F Cresswell misses the point "Intolerance saddens me" Letters December 18. read more

  • Will Labour reverse the cuts?

    CLLR Nick Peel has to be applauded for being one of the few elected officials in Bolton who responds to the electorate in the letters page but unfortunately his approach leaves a lot to be desired and he could do with taking a more measured tone when disagreeing with people who are paying for his salary (re: Steve Jones). read more

  • Teenagers help spread festive cheer to children who have fled suffering

    TEENAGERS filled more than 40 shoe boxes with gifts to give to children from asylum seeker and refugee families. read more

  • Bolton Council planning meeting

    STUDENT accommodation, a pet crematorium, a new Sainsbury's in Bromley Cross and changes to a historic pub are all on the agenda at today's planning meeting. read more

  • Bolton politicians condemn terrorist attack on Pakistan school

    BOLTON'S British Pakistani politicians have condemned a terrorist attack on a school in Pakistan that left 132 children dead. read more

  • Bolton Lions working hard to ensure local underprivileged children have Christmas to remember

    BOLTON Lions are still working hard to ensure local underprivileged children have a Christmas to remember. read more

  • The wealth creators are the problem

    EGARDING Stuart A Chapman's letter 'Bedroom tax is not a tax' (December 15) read more

  • Diamond Logistics shines

    DIAMOND Logistics Bolton has been award the Top Growth Award at the national firm's annual meeting. read more

  • Scales firm weighs in with food bank help

    A FIRM based in Bradshaw has come to the rescue of Farnworth and Kearsley Food Bank which suffered a weighing scale failure during one of the busiest times of the year. read more

  • 20 criminals arrested in police Christmas crackdown

    A PRE-CHRISTMAS police push against Bolton's criminals saw 20 people arrested. read more

  • Don't feel hurt if folk don't laugh

    JAMES Edgington wishes anyone reading his column to have a sense of humour. read more

  • Man denies beating pregnant girlfriend

    A MAN has appeared in court accused of attacking his pregnant girlfriend and grabbing her throat. read more

  • Hitting the right notes on the road to recovery

    A VOLUNTARY group that helps addicts in recovery is asking for donations of unwanted instruments for its new music group. read more

  • Traffic chaos continues in Stoneclough

    FRUSTRATED motorists are still facing lengthy delays through Stoneclough and Ringley as work is carried out to reinforce underground cables. read more

  • Aspiring young actors can put skills to test

    ASPIRING young actors aged three to 18 can put their drama skills to the test with an class in Farnworth. read more

  • '90s house legends K-Klass to play Bolton club night

    NINETIES house music legends K-Klass will play a gig in Bolton on Saturday. read more

  • Children create festive baubles for hotel's colouring competition

    A BOLTON hotel is feeling the festive spirit thanks to a little help from children in the community. read more

  • Thieves strike at theatre but leave empty-handed

    BURGLARS struck at a Bolton theatre but left empty-handed. read more

  • The sounds of Michael Bublé to entertain at Christmas party night

    A MICHAEL Bublé tribute act will appear at a Bolton town centre bar next week. read more

  • Helen Flanagan hoping to impress with sparkly Christmas party

    BOLTON actress turned model Helen Flanagan will appear on the Come Dine With Me Christmas Special later this month. read more

  • Date set for Paddy McGuinness Take Me Out return

    THE date has been announced for the return of popular television dating show Take Me Out. read more

  • Police searching for Polish national

    POLICE across the country, including in Bolton, are urgently seeking the whereabouts of a 36-year-old Polish national. read more

  • Oliver is GMP's newest recruit

    MORE than 300 people voted to name Greater Manchester Police’s newest horse during a facebook competition. read more


    ARTHUR HUGH GREEN On December 13th 2014, suddenly at his home in Horwich, ARTHUR, aged 84 years. The dearly loved husband of Winnie, loving dad of Valerie and Jim, dear father in law of Judith and the late Mike, a devoted grandad to Ben, Duncan and Andrew and a great grandad, a dear brother, brother in law and uncle. Service Horwich Parish Church , Monday 22nd December 10.45am prior to committal Overdale East Chapel, 11.45am. Family flowers only please donations for the Marie Curie Nurses may be sent C/o The Livesey Funeral Service, Church Street, Horwich. Tel 696311. read more


    JOAN HEYES (nee Jellicoe) On 11th December 2014, passed away suddenly at home, aged 83 years. Loving wife of the late Harold, loving mother of Susan, mother in law of Geoffrey. Funeral service and committal will take place on Tuesday 23rd December at Overdale Crematorium West Chapel at 1: 30 pm. Family flowers only please, donations if so required to British Liver Trust. All enquiries and donations to David at Fred Hamers Funeral Service 116A Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, Bolton, BL7 9BQ. read more

  • Joyce Cherry

    JOYCE CHERRY On 13th December 2014 suddenly in Hospital JOYCE aged 87 years, beloved wife of the late ALAN, dearly loved mum of Paul and mother in law to Christianne, also a treasured grandmother to Jessica and Georgina. Service and committal will take place on Monday 22nd December 2014 in Overdale Crematorium West Chapel at 1.00pm. Family flowers only but donations if desired can be made payable to Cancer Research UK, please note cheques only made payable to the charity no cash. All Enquiries and cheque donations to Shaw and Son Funeral Directors, The Old Parsonage, 20 Park Street, Bolton, BL1 4BD Tel 01204 526218 read more

  • martin stanley

    STANLEY MARTIN On 15th December 2014 suddenly at home after a short illness, Stanley aged 74 years. Dearly loved husband of Dorothy, much loved dad of Wendy, Shirley and Julie also a loving grandad and great grandad. The funeral service and committal will take place on Tuesday 23rd December 2014 in Overdale Crematorium West Chapel at 11: 30 am. No flowers please by request. Donations if desired for Cancer Research (cheques only please made payable to the organisation). All enquiries and donations to Relph's Funeral Service, Arden House, Blackburn Road, Bolton, BL1 8DW. Tel: 01204 523488. read more

  • George "Bernard" Emsall

    GEORGE "BERNARD" EMSALL Peacefully in hospital on Friday 5th December 2014, aged 81 years. Funeral service to take place at Stockport Crematorium, Rowan Chapel on Monday 22nd December 2014 at 10.45am. No flowers please. All enquiries including donation information, please contact Ben Lloyd Funeral Director's. Tel: 0161 485 3135 read more

  • Edna May Carroll

    EDNA MAY CARROLL (nee VAUSE) On 14th December 2014, suddenly but peacefully in hospital, aged 94 years. Beloved mum of Janice, much loved aunt, great aunt and sister-in-law. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday 23rd December 2014 in Overdale East Chapel at 10:45am. Family flowers only please, donations in memory if desired to Greenlands Residential Home. (Please note, all cheque donations accepted no cash.) All enquiries and cheque donations to Shaw and Son Funeral Directors, The Old Parsonage, 20 Park Street, Bolton, BL1 4BD Tel 01204 526218 read more

  • Geoffrey Stuart Thomson

    GEOFFREY STUART (Geoff) THOMSON LATE OF LANGFORD THOMSON LTD The family are very sad to announce that Geoff died peacefully at home on Saturday 13th December 2014. Funeral service and committal will be held at Preston Crematorium on Tuesday 23rd December at 11.15am. Family flowers only please. To be in repose at and all enquiries to L. Stewart, Dimond and Son, 2 Bridge Street, Garstang, Preston, PR3 1YB. Tel 01995 602316. read more

  • Barry William (Barry Jay) Lloyd

    LLOYD WILLIAM BARRY (BARRY JAY) Passed away peacefully in Chorley District Hospital on 13th December 2014 aged 70 years. Dearly loved husband of Marilyn. Very dear father of Nicola and Paul. Dear father in law of Shaun and Nicola. Loving grandad of Lucie, Oliver, Evelyn and Alice. Dear brother of Barbara. Dear brother in law of Alan, Christine and Jeff. Dear son in law of June. A dear uncle and friend of many. Funeral Service to be held on Monday 22nd December 2014 at 3pm at St Georges C of E Church, Chorley followed by cremation at Charnock Richard Crematorium. Family flowers only and donations if desired to Cancer Research c/o family. Enq Carl and Brett Kenyon, Meridian Funeral Home. Tel no 01257 234377. read more


    JOYCE LARKIN On 15th December 2014, Joyce, aged 86 years died suddenly but peacefully. Much loved mum of Graham and Bernadette. Beloved wife of the late Bernard, now re-united. Requiem Mass will be offered on Monday, 22nd December, 2014, in St Joseph’s RC Church, Halliwell at 11.30 a.m. followed by interment in Astley Bridge Cemetery at 1.00 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired for Oasis Relief. Donations and enquiries to Relph’s Funeral Service, Arden House, Blackburn Road, Bolton. Tel: 01204 523488. read more

  • James Taylor Gethings

    JAMES TAYLOR GETHINGS Formerly of Bolton. Alma, Alison and family would like to sincerely thank everyone who attended Jim's funeral and for all the donations received in Jim's memory for St John's Hospice Lancaster. read more

  • elizabeth forrest

    ELIZABETH FORREST December 18th 2010 The Years may pass but still you stay As near and dear as Yesterday Always Tony XXX read more

  • Harold Woodford

    WOODFORD On the 15th December 2014 peacefully in St Anns Hospice HAROLD (Harry) aged 71 years, with his loving family by his side. Special Brother to Alec and the Late Frank, Dear Brother in law to Doreen and Eileen, Caring Uncle to Susan, Anthony and Julie, Great Uncle to Emma, Jamie, Jack and Roxanna. HAROLD will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all his family and friends. All enquiries please to Abbey funeral service, 40 Lower Elliott Street Tyldesley, Tel no 01942 891331 read more

  • Tree will be felled

    CONSENT has been granted for a tree to be chopped down in Heaton. read more

  • Labour is running scared

    THE Labour Party has been accused of "running scared" by a North West MEP. read more

  • UKIP against giving vote to 16 year olds

    THE voting age should not be lowered to 16, UKIP has said. read more

  • Free school bid to move into former Bolton At Home office

    A DAUBHILL primary school will find out today (THURS) whether it can move into former Bolton At Home offices. read more

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