EDDIE Davies has assured Wanderers fans that their club “will survive” to honour the legacy of chairman Phil Gartside, who has passed away at the age of 63.
WHEN we discovered this gorgeous photograph in our archives we thought it should be used in our daily Looking Back feature.
THREE men charged with drugs offences after a man died and a Bolton woman was taken critically ill at a music festival have appeared in court.
VOTERS will go to the polls tomorrow to decide who will represent Crompton Ward on Bolton Council.
EMERGENCY services were called to a two car crash in Albert Road West at the junction with New Hall Road, Heaton, this afternoon.
LOVE is in the air — but not for long — as a craft group makes edible Valentine’s Day cards.
A POST office targeted by raiders who blew up a cash machine and escaped with thousands of pounds is set to re-open in April.
FIVE men have been arrested over 'extremely serious' allegations of child sex offences and human trafficking as a result of a police investigation relating to a Bolton-based travelling funfair.
BOLTON'S iconic Palais de Danse building has been sold — and could now be demolished.
HUNDREDS of motorists were pulled over at special police checkpoints in Bolton.
A CAR flipped upside down after smashing into a tree.
THIS Tory government seems hell bent on breaking up our NHS.
AN update for residents in Astley Bridge.
A JIGSAW Festival and sale will be held at Harwood Methodist Church Hall, Longsight Lane, Harwood, on Saturday, February 27 from 11am to 3pm. Admission is 50p. A cafe will be open for refreshments.
BOLTON children had some flipping great fun on Pancake Day.
IT’S no surprise at all that a canny Dorset businessman is making thousands of pounds from selling ordinary bottled British air to the Chinese at £80 a go.
A SUSPICIOUS fire broke out in the middle of the night at an Indian restaurant in Halliwell that has been targeted before.
WHO would have thought all those years ago that young Coleen Rooney would have become a poster-girl for happily married mums?
Junior doctors are staging a day of industrial action to protest proposed changes to their pay and conditions
PARENTING is already the toughest job in the world without others bragging about their prowess in it and creating visual yardsticks for everyone else.
NEWPORT Street is to be transformed, Bank St however looks like a war zone.
I’M not quite sure about the BBC’s thinking in choosing Friends’ star Matt LeBlanc as co-host for Chris Evans in the revamped Top Gear.
WHAT do headlines about long waiting times at the Royal Bolton Hospital A and E Department really mean to you?
OAKGATE A beat Hawkshaw A 10-8 to move to within a point of their rivals in the Bolton Badminton League Section A.
RE the artist's impression of the proposed Newport Street 'makeover.'
FURTHER to Cllr David Greenhalgh’s letter of February 42016, we are extremely disappointed that the Leader of the Bolton Conservative Party would make such outrageous and false accusations of undue pressure and coercion without a single piece of…
Bolton breaking news on Wednesday February 10
THE cavalry looks like arriving just in time for Neil Lennon ahead of this weekend’s trip to Brighton.
WANDERERS man and boy, there is no-one better qualified than Jimmy Phillips to talk about the role youth has to play in the club’s future right now.
WORK is due to start on a 140-bedroom student development in Bolton town centre.
AN alcoholic died in his father's car after drinking a large bottle of Bacardi white rum, an inquest heard.
BOLTON’S Labour group is considering taking legal action against Tory leader Cllr David Greenhalgh — accusing him of 'manipulative mud-slinging' in a row over postal votes.
A FRIEND of murdered Bolton man Sebastian Zuchlinski is raising cash to pay for his body to be flown back to Poland.
CHILDREN 'let it go' during a special event to celebrate hit film Frozen.
TODAY is Ash Wednesday, marking the beginning of Lent and the first of 40 days and 40 nights when Christians traditionally undertook fasting.
A BOLTON MP has slammed moves by the Government to scale back housing benefit.
EACH week police appeal to readers of The Bolton News for help finding wanted suspects.
A TAXI driver has been found guilty of not allowing a blind man into his car because he had a guide dog — in one of the first prosecutions of its kind in Bolton.
LITTLE Elliyah Kazi and her friends really are head and shoulders above the rest when it comes to helping others.
FOR some, memories of religion from childhood include getting dressed up in your Sunday best and taking first holy communion, or being dragged along on while trying to get an extra five minutes in bed.
BOLTON parkrun celebrated its fifth anniversary on Saturday, and to mark the occasion we focus on those who have completed the most runs at the Leverhulme Park course.
RITA EGERTON 10-02-2013 Three years ago today you passed away. In our hearts your memory lingers, Always tender fond and true, There's not a day dear Rita, We don't think of you. Your loving husband Barry, John, Kim and Evelyn.
WENDY BROCKLEHURST Sunrise 10.2.64 Sunset 10.2.84 Birthday memories of a precious daughter Miss and love you so much Wen Always have, Always will Your loving family xxxx (one each love)
WENDY BROCKLEHURST A little tribute, Small and tender, Just to say, I still remember. Love Paul xxx
MILDRED MARY CARLIN Milly The family of the late Milly Carlin wish to thank all family, friends and neighbours for their kindness and donations received. Thank you also to all medical staff, Royal Bolton Hospital and Southlands Care Home. Special…
GEOFF GIBSON On 6th February, 2016, Geoff died suddenly at his holiday home in Spain. He was a much loved Husband and best friend to Sue, devoted and proud Dad to Chris and Andy and daughters-in-law Rachael and Vikki, a loving and caring son to…
FRANK JOHN CROMPTON On the 7th February 2016 peacefully in hospital JOHN, aged 53 years, loving husband to Linda, a dearly loved dad, grandad, son, brother, brother-in-law and uncle. John will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral…
MARGARET ELIZABETH TROUGHTON Peacefully in hospital on the 4th February 2016, BETTY aged 86 years, the dearly loved wife of the late GEOFF, loving mum, grandma and great grandma. Love you Always The funeral service will take place on Friday 12th…
BERTHA DUNN on 28th January at Strathmore home. Bertha aged 95, beloved wife of the late Alec and loving mother and grandma. Funeral 12th February 1.30 pm Overdale West Chapel
BOLTON rail commuters were caught up in a police incident this morning after a man aboard a train repeatedly told passengers that he wanted to ‘sacrifice’ them ‘to God’.