A man was rescued from a derelict building by firefighters.
ARE our eyes deceiving us, or is this cheeky squirrel giving a ‘thumbs up’ sign?
A MINI bus and car were badly damaged in a rush hour collision in Bolton town centre this evening.
THE Bolton arm of the Yorkshire Bank will stay in town despite branches closing around the UK.
BOLTON School girls division is among the best schools in the country, according to this year's secondary school league tables.
POLICE are appealing for the public’s help to trace the next-of-kin of a man from Atherton.
TRIBUTES have been paid to long-serving Bolton football referee and cricket umpire Clive Knott who has died.
THE written word is proving just as rewarding as the cycling track for Jason and Laura Kenny.
WITH reference to Malcolm Pittock's letter “We are wasting billions on defence. Defence against what?” January 18. His argument that the United Kingdom should stop spending money on defence and instead spend more money on the NHS and on benefits…
GIVEN the tawdry way in which Sam Allardyce’s England dreams exploded last year, few travelling supporters will be as complimentary as those Wanderers die-hards who journeyed down to Selhurst Park on Tuesday night.
EDDIE Davies says he now has “the best job in the world” watching Wanderers from the directors’ box, rather than bankrolling the club.
A ROAD that was closed after part of the former Radcliffe Times building collapsed has now reopened.
A ‘defenceless’ 91-year-old man was grabbed by three violent thugs who smashed their way into his home as he was watching TV before robbing him.
THE next course of Bolton and District Advanced Motorists will start on Wednesday, February 2 at Lostock Parish Centre,Tempest Road, Lostock, at 7pm.
Donald Trump has pledged to unify America as he prepares to be sworn in as US president, amid plans for widespread protests and a boycott by dozens of politicians.
IT’S getting on to 40 years since Phil Brown stepped into football but his ambition has not faded one bit.
IT’S a straight road ahead for Wanderers in their quest for League One promotion now that they are out of the FA Cup.
TYLDESLEY RUFC leapfrogged opponents Liverpool Collegiate to hit top spot in the South Lancs/Cheshire Division Two after a 15-10 triumph against their rivals.
HORWICH'S team finished an impressive second in the fourth round of the Manchester Area Cross-Country League at Kenworthy Woods.
SEVEN Blue Vests put in good displays at the Northern Athletics Under-17/u20/senior Indoor Championships in Sheffield.
PHIL Parkinson reckons it is high time Gary Madine got better protection from League One referees.
BURNDEN runners picked up two age-category wins at the East Lancashire Hospice 10k.
A MOTHER took crack cocaine the day before she went into labour and gave birth to a baby girl who later died, and inquest heard.
DISNEY has been working its magic on one of Bolton's most famous names.
THE letter “Mess surrounding our foreign aid programme should not be allowed to continue” (January 16) paints a very one-sided picture of British aid.
MANY people misplace bank or credit cards.
A RESIDENT received overdoses of medicine at a care home which has previously come under fire from the Care Quality Commission.
FLY-tippers have dumped piles of rubbish near Queens Park.
A PHOTOGRAPHY student will be taking centre stage with his exhibition capturing Brits on the Beach, launching tomorrow at Bolton Little Theatre.
ONE of the town's biggest charities is celebrating a huge milestone.
JUDGES refused to cut the multi-million-pound pay-out awarded to a 20-year old Bolton man left with the mind of a child due to severe birth injuries.
IT will be lights camera and action for Bolton comedian Paddy McGuinness as he teams up television personality Keith Lemon to recreate scenes from iconic movies — with celebrities playing a starring role.
MAYORAL candidate Andy Burnham told a meeting in Bolton that he plans to end rough-sleeping in Greater Manchester by 2020.
A CAMPAIGNER who launched a petition against a UKIP party conference being held in Bolton has rejected an offer to attend the event and meet the party’s new leader.
ABOUT 50 years ago I used to travel to Blackpool on the train on a Saturday to visit my family and every Saturday the train would pull into Bolton station from Manchester full.
IT was the smile that told us he was a touch of class.
JAMES BIRCH MILTON Do not stand at my grave and weep; I am not there. I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glints on snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain. I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in the morning's…
Look who's ALAN HALES 22.1.2017 Happy birthday Lots of love from your wife Mary and family xxx
SUSAN ANN SYKES God Bless All our love Bob and family
KATHLEEN MARY VEEVERS (Nee BAILEY) Peacefully on 12th January 2017, Kathleen aged 83 years. Beloved Wife of the late Jim, much loved Mother of Nick and Baby Heather, dear Sister of Tom, Christina and the late John and a loving Aunt. Requiem Mass will…
RITA HEAP (nee Thomasson) Of Broadway, Worcs. (Formerly of Penwortham) passed away peacefully on January 3rd 2017, aged 85 years. The much loved wife of Brian and mother of Jane. She will be missed by all who knew her. Donations may be sent to…
FRED DAVIES Passed away peacefully on January 4th 2017 aged 86 years. A loving Husband, Father and Grandad he will be very sadly missed. The funeral service and committal will take place today, Friday 20th January 2017, in Overdale Crematorium, West…
ALAN FERGUSON On January 14 2017, peacefully in hospital and of Westhoughton, Alan aged 89 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Doreen and loving dad of Gail and Penny. Funeral service in Westhoughton Methodist Church on Friday January 27 at…
NORMA KEIR (Nee BURTON) On the 4th January 2017 passed away peacefully at St. Catherine`s Care home aged 81years. Beloved Wife of Graham, loving Mum to David, Victor and Earle. Much loved Grandma and recent Great Grandma. Will be sadly missed Funeral…
BERNADETTE AHERNE BERNIE Passed away on 7/1/2017 aged 52 years. Loving daughter of the late Tommy and Bridie, loving Partner of Frank, Mum, Sister, Nana, Auntie and friend to many. Rest in Peace. Funeral to take place Wednesday 25th January at St…
JEAN BARBARA FENTON The family of the late Jean wish to thank all relatives, friends, and neighbours, for all their kindness, cards of condolences beautiful floral tributes and donations received in their sad loss. To Ward B4 Royal Bolton Hospital…
SUSAN ANN SYKES Gone far too soon, Love and miss you always. Happy birthday. Bob, Ste, Sharon and family
KEITH WORTHINGTON Happy birthday Keith. Remembered always All my love God Bless Dora xxx
BRYAN MCNAIR Died 21-01-2016 The kindest most gentle person to touch our lives, we think of you and speak your name everyday, you will always be in our hearts. Love Joan and your family
MAJOR failings including staffing shortfalls and safety slip-ups have led the ambulance service that serves Bolton to receive the worst rating from a watchdog.