The leader of Bolton Council has sought to ease uncertainty about the future of the town's Debenhams store.
ROAD safety campaigner Warren Fox will stand as the Liberal Democrat candidate for Bolton North East in this year's snap General Election.
AN MP took on the London Marathon to raise money for Bolton Hospice.
THIS photograph shows a group of elderly people enjoying the sunshine in Moss Bank Park.
PEOPLE living in former mining communities are invited to apply for grants of up to £10,000.
TICKETS are still available to the UK’s 'biggest tribute festival' in Bolton.
SINGERS wowed the judges in the semi-finals of Sing, Bolton Sing as they competed to get one step closer to the £10,000 prize.
FIRE crews were called to a wheelie bin fire at a park in Bolton.
A SINGING sensation from Bolton who appeared on The Voice will perform at a music festival in Manchester this weekend.
THE annual celebration of independent record stores saw fans from Bolton flock to get their hands on exclusive records.
FIVE people were arrested as a result of crowd trouble surrounding Bolton Wanderers’ match against Port Vale.
THE last promotion spot in League One is now a two-horse race – and Phil Parkinson reckons Wanderers have the stamina to stay the course.
SO what do you do when you have just headed home a potentially promotion-winning goal and hundreds of fans come running at you in celebration?
GOOD old Gizmo is all ready for summer and - like me and you - has to wear sunscreen!
YOU’D give Gary Madine a pat on the back for his considerable efforts at Port Vale… but he probably wouldn’t thank you for it!
FOOTBALL was not necessarily the main attraction at Burnden Park when Wanderers took the decision to move from Pikes Lane.
I DON'T normally respond to news items but on this occasion I'm absolutely appalled at the killing of the swan in Little Lever.
THE excellent news on the front page of the Bolton News' 'sister' paper-the Leigh Journal, concerning TfGM's decision to finally consider developing a rail station for Leigh (at Kenyon Junction) illustrates yet again that once Conservatives are elected…
HOW very canny of our opportunistic PM Mrs May to land her helicopter in north Bolton for a short stay, to urge the locals to abandon a Labour MP who has served since 1997 (well enough in my experience, just like his excellent Conservative predecessor)…
A TOP boutique construction company is offering a community group a makeover up to the value of £25,000.
MORE than half of staff at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust have felt 'pressure' to work despite feeling unwell.
A POWERFUL modern art exhibition inspired by the Olympic village built by the Nazis for the 1936 Berlin Games is on show.
ROYAL Bolton Hospital will receive a £600,000 funding boost from the Government in a bid to help ease pressure on its A&E department this winter.
PASTRY enthusiasts will be in for a treat later this year when a pub hosts the inaugural Great Lancashire Pork Pie Bake Off.
LABOUR party fundraisers have been quick to pour cold water on accusations that they used a Bolton people's venue for a ball for mayoral hopeful Andy Burnham at the weekend.
FOR the last away leg of what we hope is our Grand Promotion tour, we entrusted our travel arrangements to National Rail and a variety of local taxis.
YOUTHS have been warned to stop ‘wasting’ fire service resources in Harwood.
AUDREY FOY 24th April We miss your smile,Your lovely ways, With you we spent our happiest days, We miss you when we need a friend, Our love for you knows no end Devoted husband Jim, Gillian, Paul, Andrew, Only a happy memory away Grandma, Joshua, Zoe,…
18th MATTHEW GREENWAY Happy Birthday Son Forever Loved Forever Proud Have a Great Day Dad, Mandy, Chloe, Nan & Grandad X X X
RAY CATON To have and to hold till death us do part. Miss you Love Doreen
GEOFFREY MASON The family of Geoffrey Mason would like to thank friends and neighbours for their lovely cards and for their support at this sad time. Thanks also to the Doctors and Nurses of Bolton Hospice for their care whilst Geoff was at the Hospice,…
EDWARD BARRETT who passed away peacefully in Royal Bolton Hospital on April 16th 2017 aged 85. Edward the beloved Husband of the late Eileen, much loved Dad, Grandad, and Great Grandad, Brother of Florence, Brother in law, Uncle and a good friend to…
DOROTHY MARY MORRIS On the 17th April 2017, Dot aged 76 years. Wife of the late Christopher, passed away surrounded by her beloved children Andrew, Chris, Michael, Cathy and Sam. Dot was a much loved mum, nan, great grandma, sister and mother-in-law.…
GORDON COLE Suddenly at home in his 90th year. Dearly loved and loving husband to Dorothy. Devoted dad and grandpa to Annette and Andrew. Funeral service to take place on Friday, 28th April at 3pm in the West Chapel at Overdale Crematorium. Casual…
MONA JONES Peacefully in hospital on 18th April 2017 aged 87 years and of Farnworth. Mona, beloved wife of the Late Jack, much loved Mum of Lynne, loved Mother-In-Law of Barry and a devoted Grandma and Great Grandma Mona will be sadly missed by all her…
ROY GILL Peacefully, on 12th April 2017 at home with his loving family by his side, Roy aged 73 years. Much loved husband of Maureen, loving dad of Natalie, Caroline and Fiona. Devoted grandad of seven, a dear father-in-law, brother-in-law, uncle and a…
ARTHUR ROBINSON On 14th April 2017, passed away peacefully in Royal Bolton Hospital, at the age of ninety. Loving husband of Margaret, much loved dad of Glenn, Jackie, Sue and Janet, also loving grandpa and great grandpa to family from Bolton, Tramore,…
FIREFIGHTERS from across the North West battled a grass blaze for more than two hours.