ANTI-FRACKERS urged MP Chris Green to back them in their campaign to stop drilling plans at a Horwich meeting tonight.
A SINK hole has opened up in a Walkden road.
ANTI-FRACKING protestors will meet tonight to raise their concerns about the impending plans of drilling in Horwich.
PLANS to revamp Bolton's historic town hall have been given the green light by the government.
WANDERERS under-18s lost to West Yorkshire opposition for the second time in five days when they went down 4-3 at home to Huddersfield Town yesterday afternoon.
A man has gone missing from Bolton, police said.
A TV AERIAL man was rushed to hospital after falling 15ft from his ladder while working at a house in Blackrod.
A BOLTON brain box is the new star of TV quiz show The Chase.
THE Bolton and Bury eight-man team had a tough time in the Lancashire Regional Junior Final last week when a strong Southport team put them to the sword with a 9–3 winning scoreline at Preston Golf Club.
A HACKER from Lithuania caused Greater Manchester Police's website to crash last night.
FURTHER to some of the recent letters and comments about fracking.
THE BGA league semi-finals, sponsored by the Bank Top Brewery, will be played on September 6, at both Old Links and Great Lever clubs respectively.
EX-WANDERERS academy product Luke Woodland has headed to the Big Apple in an effort to kick-start his football career.
SOME residents of Bolton West, and the Bolton Labour council leader have already decided that they will oppose all attempts to ‘frack’ in and around Bolton.
WANDERERS have shelved plans to give Max Clayton his comeback game at Motherwell on Saturday.
LANCASHIRE’S bid to clinch LV= County Championship promotion was held up during a frustrating second day with the ball yesterday as Kent limited them to only one bowling point and topped 500 in their first innings at Canterbury.
TOM Carson marked his official return to Bolton United Harriers with a win in 26mins 18secs on the trails around Pennington Flash from Leigh Sports Village.
THESE dramatic pictures from one of the country's largest cranes capture how the new cinema complex in Bolton town centre is shaping up.
I DESPAIR, another letter from a political party about fracking, which is wholly inaccurate and misleading.
TRANSFER deadline day may have been a damp squib but should Neil Lennon be pleased with the business he did over the whole window, considering his financial circumstances?
IT is a chilly and dry start to the day before it turns cloudier leading to outbreaks of rain.
SLOW traffic is being reported on the M61 southbound between Farnworth and junction one the M60 at Swinton.
STEVE Jones shows a lack of understanding about deficit and debt.
THE annual Bolton Amateur Theatre Society (BATS) awards will take place tomorrow, honouring the stars of the town's thriving amateur theatre scene.
A VANDAL slashed tyres on up to 20 cars in a wrecking spree in Astley Bridge.
BROMLEY Cross residents were fighting a plan by Bolton Council to build shops on the car park at Bromley Cross Station in February 1975.
A BRAVE Bolton schoolgirl s backing a fundraising campaign aimed at beating childhood cancers.
A STAFF choir, zumba classes and trips to the races are among initiatives in place at the Royal Bolton Hospital to keep staff sickness levels down.
JOHN SIMPSON On 21st August 2015, peacefully in Shannon Court Bolton, formerly of Radcliffe and Little Lever, aged 91 years. Beloved Husband of the late Myra, loving Dad of Christine and Brenda and a dear Father in Law, Grandad and Great Grandad. The…
TOOTELL ALAN Passed away peacefully in Chorley District Hospital on 31st August 2015 aged 80 years. Dearly loved husband of Margaret. Very dear father of Debra. Dear father in law of Ian. Loving grandad and great grandad. Funeral service to be held…
th Wedding Anniversary of WILLIAM SYDNEY EVANS to DOREEN SYLVIA KNOTT Married at Holy Trinity Church, Bolton on 3rd September 1955. Congratulations and Best wishes on your Diamond Wedding Anniversary. Love from all family and friends xxx
ALBERT DICKINSON Barbara wishes to thank all the family, friends and neighbours for their kindness and their sympathy during Albert’s bereavement. Thanks also to Reverend M Behrend for a comforting service, to Carewatch, the Bolton Hospice nurses,…
BARBARA NAYLOR Graham, Susie and family wish to thank all friends and neighbours for their kindness and support during Barbara's illness. A special thank you to all the staff at Bolton Hospice for their loving care of Barbara over the years. Thank…
CATHERINE RILEY (Nee BEARDSWORTH) On 28th August 2015 surrounded by her loving family and Fortified by the Rites of Holy Church Catherine passed away aged 90 years. Reunited with her beloved husband Bert, much loved mum of Kathleen, Joan, Tom, David,…
ELAINE KAY On 15th August 2015 in hospital and of Bolton, aged 58 years. Beloved wife of Robert, devoted mum of the late Victoria, beloved daughter of Vera and the late Leonard and dear sister of Alan. The service and committal will be at Overdale…
HAROLD HARROP On 31st August 2015 peacefully in Bolton Hospice aged 85 years. Beloved husband of Elizabeth, loving dad to Christopher, Matthew and Roger, doting grandpa to Thomas, Emily, Samuel, Abigail, Jessica and Benjamin and a good friend to…
JOYCE KITCHEN On August 22nd 2015 peacefully in hospital, Joyce aged 91 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Wally. All friends and neighbours are welcome at the crematorium. The funeral service and committal will take place on Friday 4th September…
JANET ANDREW Formerly of Smith Lane, Dunscar, died in Millview Care Home on Monday 31st August 2015 after battling a long illness. Beloved Wife of the late Bert, loving Sister to Kathryn and the late Carol, also an affectionate Aunt, Great Aunt,…
PHYLLIS HARGREAVES Jim and Margaret wish to sincerely thank all family, friends and neighbours for expressions of sympathy and support, kind words, cards of condolence and donations to Pancreatic Cancer UK. Thanks also to the Reverend Reg. Sinclair…
WILLIAM (Bill) BERRY Ann and family wish to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends, customers and neighbours for their kindness and sympathy shown to them during their recent bereavement. Also for the many cards and letters of…
IRENE DAVIES Antony, Paul and Steven wish to thank all relatives, friends and staff at Maxton House. Thanks also to all of her close friends at Farnworth Market (café). Thanks to all the Staff at Farnworth Co-operative Funeralcare for their care and…
ALAN BURBIDGE 3/12/31 - 2/9/13 A dearly loved husband and father is still sadly missed by his loving wife Pat and his family here and in RSA.
POLICE were called to Bolton town centre McDonald's after youths were reported to be causing a nuisance.
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