A century from Northamptonshire’s Ben Duckett went a long way to frustrating Lancashire during yesterday’s opening day of their LV= County Championship match at Emirates Old Trafford.
THREE people have been injured after robbers armed with machetes struck at a town centre supermarket.
PAUL Massey crossed the finish line first as Bolton parkrun again attracted a 300-plus turnout.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a grandfather who died in a horrific crash on the M60.
A NEW scheme could get hundreds of people who are off work and long-term sick get back into employment.
THE pound coins have been rolling in for our Donate £1 for Dementia campaign.
DAMIEN Keegan was the hero for Greenmount as they were taken right to the wire by Bradshaw in a six-wicket victory in the quarter-finals of the Hamer Cup.
Eight weeks ago Julie Hilling lost her job as Member of Parliament for Bolton West, after a narrow defeat to Conservative Chris Green.
THE Bolton Cricket League has assured present and future clubs they can look forward to a bright future in the new expanded league.
BOLTON residents on holiday in Tunisia have been offered advice about staying safe in the country in the aftermath of Friday's terrorist attack.
A GLARING light in the sky caught the attention of a resident who thought it was part of the Northern Lights.
THEY may live thousands of miles apart but their friendship is as strong as if they were neighbours.
BOLTON MP Yasmin Qureshi has called on the British media to do more to counter the threat of Islamic State extremism following the Tunisian beach massacre.
ADVENTUROUS youngsters helped to build themselves a better world as they left technology behind and made their own dens.
BOLTON Council spent more than £50,000 hiring celebrities for its two flagship events last year, it has been revealed.
TWO Bolton businesswomen will take on the challenge of a lifetime when they climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for Bolton Hospice.
A TATTOO artist from Bolton has hit the needle on the head by scooping three awards at a prestigious convention.
AS one of those who publicly protested about the council's plans to deface the facade of the town hall I would like to publicly express my relief at, and gratitude for the withdrawal of the plans, and to give credit to the leader of the council, other councillors and town officers for having genuinely listened to the well-founded concerns of Bolton's residents.
COULD I be forgiven on leaving the Council Meeting last Wednesday for thinking ‘What is the bloody point?’
Before we leave behind the Vimto Trophy, it seems worth mentioning other performances that will remain a permanent record within the Association archives.The nature of the Competition meant outstanding individual performances were rare, but in addition to the centuries recorded in the previous article, the following batsmen reached three figures.
TURTON FC are not going to leave anything to chance as they bid to get to the Premier Division of the West Lancashire League in 2016.
SINCE Yasmin Qureshi’s comments, we have had a massacre in Tunisia and an abhorrent attack in France carried out in the name of Islamic extremists. Issuing a few words condemning these actions seems to exhaust the patience of this MP.
LANCASHIRE’S Ashwell Prince will not rush his final decision on retirement.
A 78-year-old man has died in a car collision with a parked vehicle in the early hours of this morning.
Today's weather forecast is mostly overcast, with only a slight chance of rain and sunny intervals in the evening.
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THERE is less than a month to go until this year’s Bolton Ironman event — with more local athletes set to take part than ever before.
WANDERERS could be lining up a move for ex-Newcastle United and Wigan Athletic defender Ryan Taylor.
WANDERERS look set to continue their clear-out of fringe players this week with Sanmi Odelusi close to completing a £50,000 move to Wigan Athletic.
FEW fans would have expected Jay Spearing and Medo Kamara to be back in the camp when they finished last term playing on loan for Blackburn Rovers and Maccabi Haifa respectively.
A BOLTON butchers is helping people get their meat fix — by sending meat hampers across the country.
THESE determined little chaps were taking part in the Bolton Cub Sports held at Leverhulme Park in June 1974.
FIFTY years have passed since four pals left Bolton and Bury for a new life Down Under.
TO all you TV technicians and TV manufacturers, could you possibly tell me if there is a TV set made and on the market that will control the volume level to how you set it and would eliminate all the high bursts of volume i.e. adverts and music louder than the news reports.
A COUPLE caught up in the terrorist attacks in Tunisia have told how they are 'scared for their lives'.
A BID to renovate paupers' graves at Ridgmont Cemetery in Horwich has been launched.
A YOUNG man has been found dead just days before he was due to fly home from a holiday in Ethiopia.
AUDREY GLEN 1935 - 2002 A birthday wish Audrey on your 80th birthday. Memories that will never end. From Audrey B
JOAN TATLOCK On 20th June 2015 peacefully in Lever Edge House and formerly of Westbourne Avenue, Joan aged 91 years. Service and committal in Overdale West Chapel on Wednesday 1st July at 2.30pm. All enquiries to Howarth's Funeral Service 638 Blackburn Road Bolton BL1 7AL Tel: 309609 www.1hfs.co.uk
PERCY CASTLE On 23rd June 2015 peacefully after a short illness and Fortified by the Rites of Holy Church Percy at the grand old age of 94 years the beloved Husband of the late Teresa, dearly loved Dad of Barbara, Janet and Debra, Father-in-law of Steve, David and Keith Grandad of Beth, Olivia, Zak, Michael and Vicky and Great Grandad of Luke. Requiem Mass will be offered in St William of York R.C.Church on Friday 3rd July at 11.00am prior to interment in Heaton Cemetery at 12.30pm. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired for Bolton Hospice. All donations and enquiries to Howarth's Funeral Service 638 Blackburn Road Bolton BL1 7AL Tel: 309609 www.1hfs.co.uk
MALCOLM SHAW (MALC) Sunrise 15.10.1945 - Sunset 23.6.2015 Much loved husband of Margaret, proud dad of Diane, respected father-in-law of Darren, cherished grandad of Harry and George, loving brother of Margaret, dear son-in-law of Kathleen. A much loved uncle and friend to many, and best friend of Gordon. Funeral Service and Committal in Overdale East Chapel on Wednesday 1st July at 10.45am. Family flowers only please, donations payable to Mrs M Shaw to be split between The Christie and Manchester Children's Hospital. All donations and enquiries to Howarth's Funeral Service 638 Blackburn Road Astley Bridge Bolton BL1 7AL Tel 309609 www.1hfs.co.uk
MRS. ELETA WAUGH A dear Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Auntie and Friend, Wife of the late VINCENT WAUGH, very dear, loved and cherished by us all. Passed away unexpectedly on the 18th June 2015, aged 79 years, she will be sorely missed by all who had the pleasure to know her, we are truly blessed to have had her in our lives, we may have lost our Mother but heaven have gained an angel. Service to take place in the New Testament Church of God, Church Avenue, Bolton at 11.00am followed by interment in Heaton Cemetery at 2.30pm on Friday 10th July 2015. Family flowers only by request, donations in lieu for the Macmillan Cancer Support (Cheque donations only please made payable to the charity. No cash). All enquiries and donations please to Hardmans McManus Funeral Service, 687 Bury Road, Breightmet, Bolton. BL2 6HP Tel: 01204 526464.
PETER FLEMING On June 22nd 2015, suddenly, Peter, aged 53 years, much loved brother of Alan, Lynn, Jean and Helen, and dear brother-in-law of Louise. Peter will be sadly missed by all his family and all who knew him. The funeral service will take place on Friday July 3rd 2015 in the private chapel, Arden House, Blackburn Road, at 10.45am followed by interment at Astley Bridge Cemetery at 11.30am. Flowers and inquiries Relph’s Funeral Service, Arden House, Blackburn Road, Bolton Tel: 523488.
MICHAEL FAGAN (TED) On June 14th 2015, suddenly at his home in Bolton, Ted, aged 59 years, beloved son of Evelyn and the late Bernard, a loving brother of Alison, Christopher and the late Jimmy, dear brother in law of Stuart, a very dear uncle and friend to many. Service and committal at Overdale West Chapel on Friday July 10th at 11.30am, no flowers by request please donations for MIND may be sent c/o The Livesey Funeral Service, Church Street, Horwich. Tel 01204 696311.
HAROLD EDGE On 12th June 2015 Harold aged 84 years, a loving son, brother and uncle. Cortege to leave Birtwistle’s Funeral Home on Friday 3rd July at 11.35 a.m. for service and committal at Overdale, West Chapel at 12 Noon. Flowers or donations if preferred for Bolton Hospice C/o the Funeral Director. All enquiries to Bernadette or Ian at Birtwistle’s Independent Funeral Service, 356 Halliwell Road, Bolton, BL1 8AP Tel 491661 www.birtwistlesfuneralservice.com
AMY MOLYNEUX Passed away peacefully at the Royal Bolton Hospital o June 23rd 2015, aged 93 years. Amy was the very much loved wife of 62 years to William who passed away on October 30th 2007. They are reunited again. She was the loving Mother of Robert and Denise. Also Mother-in-law of Gerry, a dearly loved Grandma and Great Grandma and a much loved Aunt and Friend who touched the lives of many and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. To a dearly loved Grandma, Although you are not here, You will be in our hearts forever. Love always Andriy and Joseph. The funeral will take place at 1pm on July 2nd 2015 in St. Bede’s Parish Church followed by cremation in Overdale West Chapel at 2pm. Family and friends are asked to join Robert, Denise and Gerry to a celebration of Amy’s life at the Ukranian Club, Castle Street, Bolton from 3pm onwards. Family Flowers only please. Any donations will be sent to Children’s’ cancer Research. Please note cheques only, 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.
MARJORIE LAMB Judith, Eddie and family wish to express their Gratitude to Shaw and Son Funeral Directors ( especially Paul) and the Minister for his kind Ministrations, during the service for Auntie Marjorie on Tuesday.
JACK RADCLIFFE 29th June Missing you on your 89th birthday. Love from May, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. xxxx
THANK YOU Miracle Prayer Dear Heart of Jesus in the past I have asked for many favours, this time I ask for a special one, (mention here). Take it dear Heart of Jesus and place it within your own broken heart where your Father sees it. Then, in his merciful eyes it will become your favour, not mine. Amen. Say this prayer for 3 days and promise publication and prayer and favour will be granted. No matter how impossible, never known to fail. EH