A MULTI-million-pound care facility is set to be built in Goshen after a final hurdle was overcome.
A BOLTON family were trapped inside their own house after cable contractors encircled their home with temporary fencing.
A BURY Market butcher was shocked when his dream car was delivered to work along with £10,000.
KIND-HEARTED shoppers have donated more than 4,000 meals to help feed those in need.
A road safety organisation has created a life-like sculpture showing what a human being could look like if it had evolved to survive a road accident.
THEY say it takes two to tango but in the case of this Bolton duo it takes two to bring a unique new sound to town.
TWO DJs have completed the bumper line-up for a huge weekend of live music at Bolton Live.
HEALTH bosses want to get more people working in health and social care in Bolton.
THE full cast has been revealed for the Royal Exchange Theatre’s production of A Streetcar Named Desire.
A THEATRE company is striving to make art accessible to everybody with the help of passionate drama lovers.
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NEARLY two centuries of Bolton history is drawing to a close, with the sad announcement that Beales department store is closing.
AUDITIONS for popular TV show Britain's Got Talent are coming to Bolton.
A DRIVER in a stolen car smashed into a mother-of-three's vehicle and left her paralysed and brain damaged, a court heard.
PLANS to transform an empty shop into a micropub have been given the green light.
A PROPOSAL to build 28 houses in Westhoughton has been approved by Bolton Council.
Former England star Gary Neville has unveiled his multi million-pound plans to build two new skyscrapers in central Manchester housing a 5-star hotel and luxury apartments.
Scientists have come up with a plan for combatting the deadly effect of sitting behind a desk all day – and it doesn’t involve going to the gym.
WE asked fans what they thought of the new revamped EFL Trophy and whether they would be attending games involving Wanderers.
WANDERERS fans will have to move quickly if they are to tick off AFC Wimbledon’s Kingsmeadow off their list.
“FARCICAL,” “backwards,” and “ludicrous” are just a few of the printable words Wanderers fans used to sum up the revamped EFL Trophy draw yesterday.
FOLLOWING two recent defeats and a close shave, Bolton Golf Association League B leaders Hindley bounced back with a significant 7½-½ home win against lowly Breightmet last Tuesday evening.
NIAMH Knowles marked her first open water swimming race by qualifying to compete against the country's elite.
A FURIOUS teenager held a social worker hostage at knifepoint after learning his younger sister had been taken into care, a court heard.
FOOTBALL fans are facing travel chaos as the station outside Wanderers’ Macron stadium will be closed for the first two months of the new season.
BUSINESSES in Bolton served up £3,000 to help provide lunches to children eligible for free school meals.
STAFF, children, parents and governors of Grosvenor Nursery School, in Kearsley, said a fond farewell to teacher Denise Cox.
VANDALS caused thousands of pounds worth of damage when they punctured tyres on at least 15 vehicles.
Recently, a good friend of mine received a card through the door. The card was wishing him a “Happy Eid” on behalf of Labour MP David Crausby.
MOTORISTS and horse riders were given tips on how to stay safe on the road at an education event held at a Bolton stables.
IF you went down to Farnworth yesterday, you would have had a big surprise.
THE Bolton Cricket League are making sweeping changes to its format next season.
BETTY BURY ROE M.Ed On 14th July 2016 BETTY BURY ROE M.Ed, aged 88 years, teacher and Minister. Funeral service will take place on Friday 5th August 2016 in St. Andrew and St. George United Reformed Church at 1.00pm followed by committal in Overdale…
GORONWY HUGHES (Ron) On 24th June 2016, Ron aged 95 years. Beloved husband of the late Doreen - Hilda and Father of John Edwin. Funeral service to take place on Tuesday 2nd August 2016 at Overdale Crematorium West Chapel at 10.00am. Family flowers…
REVEREND EDWIN JAMES HALLIDAY On 18 July 2016 peacefully aged 80 years. Much loved and loving husband of the late Renee, dear father of David and Susan. Greatly missed by all his family. The service will be at St Michaels Church, Great Lever on…
JOSEPH EDMUND MURPHY (Joe) Of your charity pray for the repose of the soul of Joseph Edmund Murphy who died on 21st July in hospital aged 81 years, formerly of Cameron Street. The dearly loved husband of Marie, devoted father of Andrew, Peter and…
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…
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…
JAMES McDONALD Who died on July 28th 2009. A little tribute, true and tender, Just to show we still remember. From loving wife Marie and family
OLIVIA HOPE TURNBULL Born 6th July, weighing 8lb 1oz, congratulations to Dean and Gemma on birth of another beautiful daughter and little sister for Sorrelle love both families xx
RUTH STEVENS The family of the late Ruth wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and former neighbours, Reverend S Fletcher and Reverend Jo Smith, the staff and residents of The Clough, doctors and staff on G4 Ward at Royal Bolton…
EILEEN TERESA DEARDEN (Nee O'Donnell) We wish to express a heartfelt thanks for the kindness and support shown to us at this sad time. Special thanks to our friends and neighbours especially Robert, Ruth, Pam, Tom & Barbara who where always there…
GLADYS YATES Passed away peacefully on 22nd July 2016 aged 94 years. Loving wife of the late Robert, mum to Kenneth, mother in law of Frances, grandma to Stuart and Christina, great grandma to Harry and Lois. The funeral service will take place on…
JENNIFER MARIE LOMAX On the 22nd July 2016, JENNIFER aged 70 years, passed away at Bolton Hospice surrounded by her loving family. The dearly loved wife and best friend of Michael, much loved mother of Nicola, Simon and Julie, devoted grandma of…
GERALD CHARLES IRISH Peacefully on the 19th July 2016 in Strathmore Nursing Home, with his loving family by his side, GERRY, the loving husband of Renee, much loved dad of John, grandad, great grandad and a dear brother to Chris. Gerry will be sadly…
DAVID ANTHONY BROMLEY (nee BOTTOMLEY) 13.7.64 - 19.7.16 Very suddenly and tragically at home, David aged 52 years. Loved brother of Steven, Kay and Carol, beloved partner of Maxine and stepdad to Sophie. Cortege to leave the family home for committal…