POLICE discovered 26 animals – including a pig – at a flat in Little Hulton.
PLANS for Bolton’s first trampoline park have been approved.
FORMER Wanderers loanee Rochinha has signed for Standard Liege.
PLANS to redevelop Bolton’s historic town hall are set to get underway after an updated proposal for the building was approved.
A SCHOOLBOY led non-league club AFC Fylde to a draw against Bolton Wanderers' development squad.
A BOLTON basketball team reached the grand final of the John Amaechi Summer Community League after an impressive debut season.
THERE are delays of up to 40 minutes for Bolton commuters after a person died when they were hit by a train.
FANCY a spot of pampering and shopping without leaving the comfort of your own home?
A HORWICH fencer has been celebrating success on the national stage after some impressive results recently.
BRIGHT and sunny weather returned to Bolton this lunchtime and shoppers, workers and youngsters were quick to make the most of it.
We bring you live updates from Bolton Council's Planning Committee meeting
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A SPECIAL ceremony has taken place at the grave of Bolton Wanderers' wartime captain Harry Goslin in Italy.
ONE of Bolton's most wanted criminals was picked up by police after bragging about featuring in The Bolton News.
A 25-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire which destroyed a flat in Bolton.
NEW Top Gear presenter Chris Evans is still being driven crazy by his love for Bolton's Carrs Pasties.
COUNCILLORS have unanimously voted to push forward three 20mph zones in Westhoughton.
IT may seem like a simple idea on paper, but behind the scenes Dave Spikey has made sure his most recent tour packs a punch.
IRONMAN Adam Naylor crossed the finishing line more elated than most — knowing his girlfriend had said yes to his marriage proposal.
SUPERMARKETS in Bolton have slashed the price of diesel for the second time in a week.
WITH the rugby union World Cup around the corner, 11 Primary Schools met in a TAG Rugby tournament at Bolton Rugby Union FC recently in glorious sunshine.
WANDERERS’ trip to local rivals Preston North End has been moved to an evening kick-off for live television coverage.
THIS photograph was taken in 1939 — just after the start of World War Two according to our records here at the Bolton News.
TO the young Muslim gentlemen who were helping deliver bottles of water to ALL members of their local community I have this to say.
A DEANE man has been charged with conspiring to supply class A drugs after his home was raided by police.
WANDERERS are closing in on the signing of Italian full-back Francesco Pisano.
A FAMILY were trapped on board a burning cruise ship for three hours – even though it had already docked.
A LASTING memorial to a much loved school volunteer has been created in the ground of Chorley New Road Primary School.
GREAT Lever and Old Links are the first to cement their places in the BGA League semi-finals in September as the table-toppers of Leagues A and B and, with matches to spare.
I have to agree with the reader about the former MP Brian Iddon's comments, it would appear to be “sour grapes”
A LAWYER who who switched careers to become a novelist after turning 40 has penned her second book.
A CHARITY inspired by Bolton Lads and Girls Club (BLGC) is set to build a £6 million 'youth zone' in London.
SIX of Bolton United Harriers' youngest athletes took home a total of 11 medals from the Young Athletes Open Medal Meeting at Crossford Bridge, hosted by Sale Harriers Manchester.
ENTREPRENEURS Andrée and Andrew Buxton are going for gold — as they complete a gruelling 100-mile ride which follows the same route as the London 2012 Olympics cycling road race.
I WISH to thank a young man and woman through your column for helping me to push my car clear of a junction on Tuesday evening July 14.
A MAN was rescued from a burning house in the early hours of the morning.
TRAFFIC is reportedly flowing well so far on this morning's rush hour.
Live updates throughout the day in Bolton
WANDERERS are preparing to secure three players to a contract by the end of the week – but Neil Lennon insists he still has one more ace up his sleeve.
SIXTY-TWO years ago they met as opponents in one of the greatest FA Cup battles of them all.
EVEN Neil Lennon has been surprised by the impact Gary Madine has made at Wanderers this summer.
THANK you for your front page article in Tuesday’s edition of the Bolton News, ‘Unhealthy’ Practice.
IF you offer criticism, think through who you are criticising first!
A DEMENTIA patient, whose condition affected his ability to swallow, choked to death on yoghurt fed to him by a care home worker, an inquest heard.
STUDENTS at the new Eden Boys’ Free School will continue to study at their "temporary school" for the rest of the year — with a new £10 million development now set to open in January.
FORMER Whites star Kevin Davies has called on the government to tackle the UK's 'homeless crisis' — as he opened a new 'one stop shop' for homeless people in Bolton.
A BAND from Leigh will be bringing some roots, reggae and a little bit of sauce along to this year's Food and Drink Festival.
MEMBERS of St Paul's players in Adlington are like bees around a honey pot as they get ready for the group's latest production.
FOR decades, Ian Anderson has been known as Jethro Tull, and it is not surprising as he is the singer, songwriter and producer of the band's impressive catalogue.
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